Virginia (July 17, 2015) - Where to Retire Magazine (July 2015 Issue) brings exciting news for Lennar’s active adult communities in Virginia.

Both of Virginia’s premiere active adult communities, Virginia Heritage at Lee's Parke in Fredericksburg and Colonial Heritage in Williamsburg, have been named among the Top 50 Best Master Planned Communities in the United States.

According to Where to Retire sales representative and self-proclaimed Colonial Heritage fan,  Susan Soden, the editors of the magazine review details on hundreds of communities across the country and select those that they see as meeting all the parameters required of retiree's today.

Where to Retire is a national retirement relocation magazine that covers cities and towns across the country. It boasts a circulation of 200,000 with a total audience of approximately 400,000 pre-retirees and retirees looking to relocate.

Both of the Colonial Heritage and Virginia Heritage communities strives to provide its residents with attractive housing in a neighborhood that offers a genuine sense of belonging and an opportunity for homeowners to try out different activities and build new lifestyles.

Customers can experience a resort lifestyle, abundant with a rich history, endless entertainment and fabulous amenities right outside their doorstep. Lennar is honored to have been among a select few to receive this award.

Following is an abbreviated excerpt of the article, "The Short List: 50 Best Master-planned Communities in the United States.”

Colonial Heritage:

The Lure:  Retirees in search of active post-career lives flock to Colonial Heritage, about 10 miles north of Jamestown, VA, home of the first permanent English colony in the United States, founded in 1607. From poker and Pilates to mahjong and music groups, a host of organized activities keep everybody engaged. The 18-hole golf course, with its dynamic greens framed by towering trees, accentuates the undulating landscape.

What Residents say: "It's not your parents’ retirement community. This is an active, vibrant, diverse group of people. That makes it an exciting place to live" - Lynne Lochen

Virginia Heritage:

The Lure:  The living’s easy at this master-planned community thanks to a minimal homeowners association fee that overs TV service, trash and recycling pickup, snow removal and common area maintenance. Residents encourage each other in a writers' club, while the activities director organizes communitywide events like casino night.

What Residents Say: "We're pickelball fanatics," admits Peggy Lunardini, 67, who relocated here from Pennsylvania. Peggy feels at home among like-minded peers. "It doesn't matter if you were a doctor or taught school or worked as a janitor," she says. "We're all here, and we're all trying for new things."

Pursuant to the Fair Housing Act, this housing is intended for occupancy by at least one person 55 years of age or older per home, although occupants of a limited number of homes may be younger. Within this limited number, one member of the household must be 45 years or older with no one in permanent residence under 19 years of age.

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