I am with you about the fees! Outrageous! and what is w/ the dog limit. Not everybody has a little dog. We have a 88lb mixture that is a big baby, and inside. We take him everyday to the local dog park. We want to move to Fl. but no place will allow him. Florida is supposed to be dog friendly and has places on beaches and dog parks. I am w/ you ugotzeus, I am not willing and would never give up our best friend!!
Las Palmas is a Holiday Retirement Community located in Palm Coast, FL offering independent living for adults 55+. Select from a studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartment rental or 2 bedroom cottage with attached garage. Enjoy all-inclusive retirement living with utilities included, weekly housekeeping, transportation and meals.
First, there are as many different types of senior communities as is possible to count. Anybody can call themselves a “senior community” as it’s not a legal term. If you are thinking of moving, I’d suggest you check out ALL types available to you.
2 and 3-bedroom single homes start $180’s-$280’s. Features clubhouse with lakeside pavilion, outdoor pool, cyber cafe and many social and recreational activities. Visit Tour (verify). See more Vitalia at Tradition
My wife and I are looking to buy a home in 55+ community in or near Clearwater/Brandenton Fl. . We have 2 dogs and are retired with fixed income so monthly fee would need to be under $150. per month. Is there anything out there?
PGA Village Verano is an all-inclusive golf community located in the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast, offering resort-style amenities coupled with a wide variety of resident clubs. Additionally, golf enthusiasts living within PGA Village Verano have special access to the award-winning PGA Golf Club, featuring 54 holes of championship golf by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye. Single-family and villa homes from the $200,000s to the $600,000s. Read More…
In terms of housing types, active adult communities offer a lot of variations: condos, apartments, even single-family homes. But one strong component they all have in common is the opportunity for residents to be active – at the pool, on the golf course or tennis courts, in exercise rooms, or maybe walking, hiking or biking.
There are three options for older adults and 55 and over retirees who want an active adult retirement community in Dallas or Fort Worth. The region’s first active retirement community was Heritage Ranch in Fairview, TX. Heritage Ranch has 1,144 homes that were built between 2000 and 2007. There are no longer any new construction homes available but there are continually resale homes for sale in Heritage Ranch. Homebuyers who want a new construction 55-plus active adult retirement community near Dallas or Fort Worth can choose from Del Webb’s Frisco Lakes in Frisco and Robson Ranch in Denton, TX. Robson Ranch was started in 2002 and upon completion will be home to over 7,200 residences. It has an enviable array of amenities that include several clubhouses, a restaurant and an 18-hole golf course. Frisco Lakes by Del Webb was started in 2006. This magnificent active adult community is wrapped around the shores of Lake Lewisville 30 miles north of Dallas, TX. It includes a large clubhouse, 18-hole golf course and is located adjacent to the lake, which has 183 miles of shoreline and is perfect for boating, fishing and recreational activities.Housing options in Dallas retirement communities include an array of single-family homes that range from intimate two bedrooms to large 3,000 square foot estate homes.
Valencia Lakes in Tampa offers an incredible Florida resort lifestyle and great new home value. Valencia Lakes’ waterfront recreation complex, perfect for active retired adults, features a magnificent 40,000 total square foot clubhouse that offe…..
This 55+ community is designed to give its residents everything they need to stay active, social, and healthy. Amenities include a residents-only clubhouse, fitness center, lap pool with spa, two lighted tennis and pickleball courts, a bocce ball court, vegetable garden, vineyard, and covered picnic area. Homes accommodate the changing lifestyle needs of active adults with features such as illuminated addresses, wider doorways, lower appliance design, and walk-in showers. Homes priced from the low-to-mid $400,000s. Read More…
Solivita is an award-winning active adult community being developed by AV Homes that’s spread across 4,300 acres of scenic landscape. The builder plans to offer 5,900 homes at completion and homebuyers can choose from a wide selection of innovative home designs that come in different styles and sizes. In addition to an impressive collection of home designs, residents also enjoy an assortment of amenity centers, two 18-hole golf courses, and a rich line-up of social clubs and events. Solivita is located in a natural setting that offers scenic views of pristine lakes and wooded preserves that continue to attract retirees from across the country.
RetireNet.com visitors represent 40 percent of the adult population and possess more than 70 percent of the country’s wealth. The 50-plus audience will grow 20 times more than the 18-49 demographic in the next five years! Read more…
Retire Like You Mean In at Province. 50 acres of lakes, 125 acres of greenbelts, all your favorite amenities like pickleball, a putting course, indoor pool and a resort-style outdoor pool, all within the guarded gate.
A reverse mortgage, also called a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), uses the equity you already have in your home to re-finance and eliminate your mortgage payment; for as long as you (and your spouse) live in your home. It also lets you purchase a home by letting you access some of the homes value […]
Buffett opened his first Margaritaville retail store in Key West, Fla., in 1985, and today Margaritaville Holdings has properties all around the world. This year, the first phase of another project, Margaritaville Resort Orlando — which includes a 187-room hotel and 300 time-share units — is scheduled to be completed.
Remington Woods is a over 55+ active adult community of manufactured homes built between the early to mid 2010s. Remington Woods is located in Channahon, Illinois east of I-55 and south of I-80. Read more Channahon $62,000 – $105,000 View Homes for Sale
For these reasons and Cypress Lakes stands apart from other 55 and over communities in Florida. To learn more about our community, or to schedule a tour, contact one of our Lifestyle Consultants today.
Yes they missed it only because not only does it have it all but the taxes are 2 to 4 times higher thsn thr immediate surrounding area. Retirees fo not look foward to paying more than $2,400 annual taxes. Terravista homes on 1/2 acre typically pay $6,000 taxes plus $1,495 BellaVita fees and Local HOA plus golf member fees if elected. Go 10 blocks outside Terravista and taxes drop dramatically and fees are either mandatory or by choice. The community is great. The Villages, much cheaper costs for members over 55 and Top of The World their sister resorts rate higher based on lower more affordable costs. Terravista is a fine beautiful community but is not affordable living for the majority of over 55 middle class retirees. I live in the nearby outskirts of TerraVista in Citrus Hills and love it here save for the sad fact that we are too far from Tampa or Orlando Airports. We are not age restricted so kids can live here not just visit and can inherit our homes as well as sell it to people in their 30s and 40s. Our majority is over 55 but that was not thr criteria for that list.
Rounding out the top ten list is Laguna Woods Village in Southern California. Formerly known as Leisure World, this active adult community is the largest on the West Coast and boasts more than 12,700 homes. Residents enjoy superb amenities like seven clubhouses, five swimming pools, 36 holes of golf, and an equestrian center. Laguna Woods’ prime location also allows residents to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Orange County, which are just ten minutes away.
The list is endless and limited only by your own imagination. Retirement is a time to play and, for many, a time to enjoy meaningful work. Seniors over 55 know how to have fun and enjoy the social aspect of being surrounded by friends who like to do the same things that they do.
Despite their differences, these two types of active adult communities may end up being very similar in demographics and even amenities. Most residents in age-targeted communities typically fall into the same age group as those in age-restricted communities. The focus for both types of communities is serving active older adults – those who believe age is just a number.
Hill Country Retreat features include: 28,000-sq.ft.. Amenity Center Gated Community Fitness Center and Indoor Track Walking Trails Tennis Courts Indoor and Outdoor Swimming Pools Library, Multi-Purpose Meeting Rooms Social Clubs. Data provided courtesy of NewHomeSource.com…… Read More
Regency at Upper Dublin is a community of luxurious single-family homes for active adults located in prestigious Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.. It boasts a central location, close to any convenience you may need. At Regency at Upper Dublin, you ll have more time to spend doing the things you love…… Read More
If all of this organized activity seems more like a hyperactive community, rest assured that active adult communities emphasize friendliness and relaxation as well, balancing time at home and hanging out with neighbors and friends.
Saddlebrook Farms is an established community that has been welcoming active adults, age 55 and over, for over 15 years. Saddlebrook Farms includes Blue Heron Lake, 120 acres of rolling hills and walking paths, plus a clubhouse. 24 hour on-site management. Fishing, boating, gardening, family activities and clubs for special interests. Saddlebrook Farms was built in early 1990s, located on Route 60 off Peterson Road and Route 83 in the Grayslake/Libertyville area. Most homes have 2 bedrooms, up to 2.5 baths and 2-car garage with extra storage. Some screened deck homes available in 2006. Read more Grayslake $35,000 – $280,000 View Homes for Sale
Senior Living Communities’ purpose is to make a difference in and add quality to the lives of others. This purpose encompasses not only individuals that live in our retirement communities, but also our team members who serve them. No matter what role a team member inhabits, they collectively form the core that cares for our Members twenty-four hours a day.
It’s all about ease-of-living at Villas at Province, a collection of attached single-story homes. Easy maintenance living allows you the freedom to Retire Like You Mean It and focus on the things you love.
You should have a separate list that is not age restricted I am 100% sure your readers would be interested in a great place like Terra Vista and the surrounding communities of Citrus Hills. We bought in 8/13 and didn’t move in until 9/15 from NJ. We were originally from NY, tried PA, closer to work in NJ. Then retired at 62 here. We have everything here except a commercial airlines, Buses, and a Red Lobster.
If you’re willing to explore, there are many small towns across the country that would love to have you. and when you get to know the folks, you’ll find they help each other through the aging process.
Victoria Park is a 55 plus adult town home community built by Residential Homes of America between 2004 and 2007, a newer section is being built starting in 2016. Victoria Park features 52 town homes with floor plans ranging from 2,155 to 2,172 square feet of living space. Amenities include a clubhouse that offers a fitness center, a club room with fireplace for social gatherings and a meeting room. Victoria Park is located in Libertyville, Illinois on Route 137 west of Milwaukee Ave. Read more Libertyville $295,000 – $451,900 View Homes for Sale
Wynmoor Village is located in SE Florida between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, north of Miami in Coconut Creek. The crime rate in Coconut Creek is about 10% lower than the national average and far lower than Florida’s high overall rate. Wynmoor Village may be ideal for people dreaming of retiring to a condo in Florida, who are looking for a safer place to live near all the excitement that SE Florida Offers.
Dreaming of a Florida retirement? Thanks to a high quality of life, affordability and access to excellent healthcare, it’s no surprise that Florida consistently ranks among the top states to retire. In addition to Lennar’s high quality homes and extraordinary community amenities designed specifically for active adults, residents can take full advantage of Florida attractions and beautiful beaches.