Stafford, VA – Cascades at Embrey Mill in Stafford, Virginia, is a magnet for active, working adults who are 55 and better. The community, recently honored with two Great American Living Awards, offers villa-style homes by Miller & Smith starting in the upper $400,000s, featuring up to 2,800 square feet, three to four bedrooms, and luxurious amenities.

Several factors contribute to Stafford's appeal for active 55+ buyers who are still working. Its proximity to Washington D.C. and other employment hubs, affordable living costs and quality of life, strong job markets, ample amenities, and excellent healthcare make it a sought-after destination. Stafford's active adult communities offer a friendly and engaging environment, fostering a sense of community and belonging.

Stafford’s rich blend of history, culture and natural beauty, combined with the modern amenities and active lifestyle offered by Cascades at Embrey Mill, creates an irresistible allure for our 55+ residents,” said Debora Flora, sales manager with Miller & Smith. “Here, life is more than just living – it's about experiencing every moment in a vibrant, connected and enriched community with endless possibilities.”

Cascades at Embrey Mill is a 55+ community featuring beautiful homes crafted for homeowners who seek a carefree, low-maintenance lifestyle. The award-winning active adult community offers a collection of villa-style, attached homes showcasing 2,800 square feet of living space with three to four bedrooms and two to three-and-a-half bathrooms. Starting in the upper $400,000s, each home highlights desirable appointments such as a primary suite on the main level, open concept living and opportunities to add a patio or porch.

Residents enjoy an exclusive 55+ clubhouse, as well as a community garden, resort-style pools, a community café, and extensive green spaces, including nature parks and dog parks.

Cascades at Embrey Mill is not just a place to live but a lifestyle choice for those seeking a balance of cultural richness, historical depth and natural beauty in Stafford, Virginia. Historical sites, local wineries and breweries and various dining options cater to diverse interests. Outdoor enthusiasts can indulge in activities like hiking, fishing and kayaking in the picturesque surroundings. This blend of leisure, culture and history makes Stafford an ideal destination for those seeking an enriching, active lifestyle in their retirement years. Its strategic location and proximity to I-95 connect residents to the broader Stafford area and beyond.

Prospective buyers are invited to experience this award-winning community and its beautifully designed model home. For more details and to schedule a visit, please explore Cascades at Embrey Mill.

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