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North Carolina 55+ Communities

55+ Communities also called 55 Plus Communities are active retirement communities and developments cater to active adult retirement living. These types of communities really offer anything and everything for an active retirement lifestyle.

North Carolina has quietly become one of the most popular states in the country for retirement. Its milder climate attracts retirees from hotter climates like Florida and Arizona. North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from coast to mountains

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FEATURED TOP COMMUNITIES

TOP COMMUNITIES

7199-5 Beach Drive SW Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469

Sandpiper Bay

Community Entrance

Sandpiper Bay

7199-5 Beach Drive SW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

14 homes $106,900 - $389,900

Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Located just 5 minutes to pristine Sunset Beach, North Carolina, Sandpiper Bay offers residents a myriad of resort-like amenities, including championship golf, pools, fitness, tennis and convenient access to restaurants and shopping.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Waterfront Living, Oceanfront or Coastal, Real Estate Homes and Land

66 Legacy Club Drive Chapel Hill NC 27517

You will literally be experiencing a vacation every day when you live in Legacy Village. The stunning community is located inside the master planned community of Legacy at Jordan Lake and is immediately next to Jordan Lake and only minutes from downtown Chapel Hill. Legacy at Jordan Lake is a breathtaking community that you simply have to see for yourself. The serene, amenity-rich community features home sites nestled among rolling hills and natural ridges and is the perfect place to escape home to each evening.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Real Estate Homes and Land

Community Amenities: Clubhouse, Pool, Trails, Park, Playground, GolfCourse, Tennis, CommunityCenter,

1007 Evangeline Drive Leland NC 28451

Brunswick Forest

Welcome Home to Brunswick Forest

Brunswick Forest

1007 Evangeline Drive
Leland, NC 28451

113 homes $245,000 - $1,199,900

Brunswick Forest, Leland, North Carolina - Located in a setting of unmatched beauty in a lush landscape of pristine forest, Brunswick Forest is an approximately 4,500-acre retreat just minutes from historic Wilmington, North Carolina.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Waterfront Living, Oceanfront or Coastal, Real Estate Homes and Land

6600 Truxton Ln Raleigh NC 27616

5401 North - M/I Homes, Inc.

5401 North - M/I Homes, Inc.

6600 Truxton Ln
Raleigh, NC 27616

21 homes $353,920 - $430,000

Be transformed! Come home to 5401 North. Located at the intersection of I-540 and Hwy 401, this beautifully designed, master-planned community is like living in a nature preserve in the heart of a city. Hiking and biking trails allow you to explore by wheel or on foot. There are numerous neighborhood parks and recreation areas, including a dog park, amphitheater, a community pool and clubhouse, a future kayak launch, and even a community garden. And that's inside the community! Just beyond the entrance to the community, you'll find all sorts of shopping, dining, and entertainment options coming soon.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Real Estate Homes and Land, All Age Communities

Community Amenities: Trails, Pool, Clubhouse, Park, Playground, Greenbelt, CommunityCenter, Pond,

53 Ocean Ridge Parkway Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469

Ocean Ridge Plantation

Tiger's Eye Golf Course

Ocean Ridge Plantation

53 Ocean Ridge Parkway
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

41 homes $284,900 - $775,000

Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Perfectly situated between the historic charm of Wilmington, NC and the recreational allure of Myrtle Beach, SC, Ocean Ridge's exquisitely designed homes, award-winning golf courses and world-class amenities have made this enchanting community a place many find easy to call home.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Waterfront Living, Oceanfront or Coastal, Real Estate Homes and Land

FEATURED PREMIER COMMUNITIES

PREMIER COMMUNITIES

90 Summerfield Place Flat Rock NC 28731

The Orchards of Flat Rock

The Orchards of Flat Rock

90 Summerfield Place
Flat Rock, NC 28731

5 homes $295,000 - $439,900

Deep in a valley guarded by the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and surrounded by gently rolling apple farms is The Orchards of Flat Rock, a new home community that provides an escape from the ordinary on so many levels.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

61 Carolina Farms Blvd Carolina Shores NC 28467

The Farm at Brunswick

The Farm at Brunswick

61 Carolina Farms Blvd
Carolina Shores, NC 28467

36 homes $146,500 - $319,000

The Farm at Brunswick is located in the quaint seaside Calabash area but just minutes away from all the energy Myrtle Beach has to offer.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Oceanfront or Coastal, Real Estate Homes and Land

9202 Edelweiss Lane Huntersville NC 28078

The Courtyards At Kinnamon Park

The Courtyards At Kinnamon Park

9202 Edelweiss Lane
Huntersville, NC 28078

1 homes $382,050 - $498,625

The Courtyards at Kinnamon Park is the first Epcon Community to introduce our new American Porch Collection of home designs. With the flexible, open and spacious living areas, abundant natural light and luxury features Epcon homes are known for.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Real Estate Homes and Land

5102 Casper Drive Charlotte NC 28214

The Vineyards on Lake Wylie

The Vineyards on Lake Wylie

5102 Casper Drive
Charlotte, NC 28214

17 homes $239,500 - $899,900

Located just fifteen minutes from downtown Charlotte, The Vineyards is a new community nestled along the shores of Lake Wylie.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Real Estate Homes and Land

1000 Meadowlands Trail Calabash NC 28467

Meadowlands

Community Clubhouse

Meadowlands

1000 Meadowlands Trail
Calabash, NC 28467

13 homes $99,900 - $358,320

Calabash, NC - Meadowlands is located just minutes from the white sugar sands of Ocean Isle Beach. This new community offers residents a tranquil and natural setting just minutes to area beaches and the excitement of Myrtle Beach.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Waterfront Living, Oceanfront or Coastal, Real Estate Homes and Land

33 Connestee Trail Brevard NC 28712

Connestee Falls

Connestee Falls

33 Connestee Trail
Brevard, NC 28712

80 homes $148,000 - $959,750

People move to Western North Carolina for a variety of reasons, including cool summers, mild winters, unrivaled natural beauty, lower cost of living, and less crowding. So it is with the residents of Connestee Falls.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

20 Cummings Cove Pkwy Hendersonville NC 28739

Cummings Cove

Cummings Cove

20 Cummings Cove Pkwy
Hendersonville, NC 28739

11 homes $210,000 - $650,000

Cradled in the lap of the Blue Ridge Mountains and sheltered by the Great Smokies to the west, Cummings Cove enjoys a mild climate where spring and fall are long and colorful, winter is short and summer invites you to sit on the porch and sip lemonade.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

1745 Hendersonville Rd Asheville NC 28803

Set in the midst of 72 acres of woodlands, the property includes varied ecosystems. In the sweeping meadow deer graze and wild turkeys roost in towering pines. This is where Dingle Creek wends its way to the French Broad River.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

1186 Turnata Dr SE Bolivia NC 28422

Palmetto Creek

Palmetto Creek

1186 Turnata Dr SE
Bolivia, NC 28422

18 homes $168,400 - $399,900

Palmetto Creek of the Carolinas, Bolivia, NC - Palmetto Creek is a beautifully planned, gated community only 30 minutes from famous Carolina beaches and historic landmarks like Cape Fear Lighthouse and Southport’s Bald Head Island Ferry. The residential community includes a clubhouse, fitness center, Kayak Launch, Outdoor Kitchen, pool, Tennis Courts, Putting Green and nature pathways. Lovely brick custom homes, patio homes, and town homes define the community.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Oceanfront or Coastal, Real Estate Homes and Land

10 Kenmure Drive Flat Rock NC 28731

Kenmure

Kenmure

10 Kenmure Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731

43 homes $249,900 - $1,990,000

Kenmure is Western North Carolina’s premier gated golf community. Located four miles south of Hendersonville in the quaint mountain village of Flat Rock, NC, this Joe Lee-designed golf course provides top-notch high-country living.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Waterfront Living, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

25 Pinebrook Club Dr Asheville NC 28804

Pinebrook Farms

Pinebrook Farms

25 Pinebrook Club Dr
Asheville, NC 28804

4 homes $377,500 - $540,000

The ideal location of Pinebrook Farms means rural living is balanced with the excitement of one of the Southeast’s most vibrant metropolitan areas. Only two miles away, Weaverville offers conveniences such as supermarkets, banking and other professional services, while the town’s classic Main Street features antique stores, boutique shops and wonderful dining.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Mountain Living (or near), Real Estate Homes and Land

55+ Communities also called 55 Plus Communities are active retirement communities and developments cater to active adult retirement living. These types of communities really offer anything and everything for an active retirement lifestyle.

North Carolina has quietly become one of the most popular states in the country for retirement. Its milder climate attracts retirees from hotter climates like Florida and Arizona. North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from coast to mountains

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