55+ Communities in North Carolina

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North Carolina 55+ Communities

55+ Communities also called 55 Plus Communities are active retirement communities and developments that 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. North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from coast to mountains

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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

50 homes $284,500 - $879,000

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, Gated Communities

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

238 homes $234,900 - $1,175,000

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, Gated Communities

100 Headrick Road Holly Springs NC 27540

Honeycutt Farm is M/I Homes’ newest adventure! This beautiful master-planned community helps you escape the hustle and bustle of your busy day. The backdrop of majestic oaks, well-tended gardens, and a peaceful pond is a dream to come home to every day. The community is expected to have approximately 600+ homesites. Many homes are set on cul-de-sacs or tucked into wooded areas. For exercising or relaxing, there’s an onsite fitness center and a community swimming pool. Excellent dining, shopping, and entertainment can be found just minutes away at Holly Springs Towne Center, the Shoppes at Holly Springs, and charming downtown Holly Springs.

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

Community Amenities: Pool, CommunityCenter, Clubhouse, Trails, Park,

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

26 homes $129,500 - $405,000

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

FEATURED PREMIER COMMUNITIES
PREMIER COMMUNITIES
1000 Meadowlands Trail Calabash NC 28467

Meadowlands

Community Clubhouse

Meadowlands

1000 Meadowlands Trail
Calabash, NC 28467

26 homes $215,000 - $379,900

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

22 Sunny Meadows Boulevard Arden NC 28704

This South Asheville location is near everything you want and need, including the area's major healthcare systems. The Village at Bradley Branch offers a quaint neighborhood of one- and two-story townhomes, featuring premium finishes, low-maintenance living, and Energy Star certified construction for ultimate energy efficiency and savings.

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

14820 Lawyers Road Stallings NC 28104

The Courtyards At Emerald Lake

The Courtyards At Emerald Lake

14820 Lawyers Road
Stallings, NC 28104

2 homes $375,000 - $475,000

The Courtyards at Emerald Lake is a beautifully designed low-maintenance Epcon Community in Stallings, North Carolina. Our open and light-filled home designs make living more comfortable, with flexible and spacious living areas and luxury features throughout!

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

2365 Coltsview Ln. Matthews NC 28105

We are a community of 95 homes located on 23 acres off Weddington Rd. adjacent to the Col. Francis Beatty Park. The community is a combination of quadruplex, duplex, and attached single-family residences plus a clubhouse.

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

1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr Leland NC 28451

Magnolia Greens

Magnolia Greens

1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr
Leland, NC 28451

58 homes $175,000 - $538,000

Magnolia Greens, Leland, NC - With an abundance of resort-like amenities and picturesque views, Magnolia Greens offers residents a relaxed and active atmosphere with daily conveniences within walking distance. Magnolia Greens’ well maintained streets, common areas and resident yards reflect the pride that the owners take in their community as well as their homes. The tree lined streets explode with blooming Azaleas, Bradford Pear trees, and white pillowy Dog Wood trees, creating a setting that many have found alluring as demonstrated by the more than 400 residents.

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

1745 Hendersonville Rd Asheville NC 28803

Crowfields Condominiums

Crowfields Condominiums

1745 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803

5 homes $275,000 - $425,000

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

2827 Haywood Road Hendersonville NC 28791

Carriage Park

Carriage Park

2827 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791

6 homes $310,000 - $995,000

Selected as one of America's 100 Best Master Planned Communities, Carriage Park is a collection of twenty-three distinct mountain villages secured within a single gated community. Cradled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains in Hendersonville, NC, it is a haven for those who seek a comfortable and peaceful lifestyle.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Mountain Living (or near), Gated Communities

61 Carolina Farms Blvd Carolina Shores NC 28467

The Farm at Brunswick

The Farm at Brunswick

61 Carolina Farms Blvd
Carolina Shores, NC 28467

45 homes $139,000 - $339,900

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

470 South Crow Creek Drive Calabash NC 28467

Crow Creek

Crow Creek

470 South Crow Creek Drive
Calabash, NC 28467

1 homes $525,000 - $525,000

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

53 Hogans View Circle Hendersonville NC 28739

Hawk's Ridge

Hawk's Ridge

53 Hogans View Circle
Hendersonville, NC 28739

9 homes $429,000 - $664,000

A brand new community is blossoming within Champion Hills, featuring a low-maintenance lifestyle that’s as affordable as it is comfortable.

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

3 Cliffsridge Parkway Arden NC 28704

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

3 Cliffsridge Parkway
Arden, NC 28704

32 homes $950,000 - $3,695,000

Asheville's only private, gated golf course community is a lush rolling meadow within a natural amphitheatre created by the Blue Ridge Mountains, yet only minutes from downtown.

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

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd Calabash NC 28467

Calabash Lakes

Amenity Center

Calabash Lakes

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd
Calabash, NC 28467

20 homes $128,900 - $279,900

Calabash, NC - One of the newest developments in the Calabash/Carolina Shores area is from DR Horton. This pristine development is sure to attract a lot of attention with its well priced homes and townhouses starting at under 160K for a complete home land package and the included lawn care and landscaping that is part of the Calabash Lakes LOW HOA's.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Waterfront Living, Oceanfront or Coastal, 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

9 homes $289,000 - $475,000

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

1819 Country Club Drive Maggie Valley NC 28751

Maggie Valley Club

Maggie Valley Club

1819 Country Club Drive
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

9 homes $290,000 - $1,149,000

Maggie Valley is an upscale master-planned community cradled between the majestic Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountain ranges at 3,020 feet above sea level. Surrounded by thousands of acres of old-growth forests, this unique corner of North Carolina is an outdoor enthusiast’s wonderland.

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

1619 Cuthbertson Road Wesley Chapel NC 28173

The Courtyards at Wesley Chapel

The Courtyards at Wesley Chapel

1619 Cuthbertson Road
Wesley Chapel, NC 28173

3 homes $378,525 - $561,095

The Courtyards at Wesley Chapel will feature 136 beautifully designed ranch style homes in Wesley Chapel, North Carolina. This 55+ community will offer the best of both worlds: proximity to every day conveniences, while nestled in a serene, heavily wooded setting.

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

4410 River Rd Wilmington NC 28412

Riverlights

Riverlights

4410 River Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412

56 homes $240,800 - $1,294,500

Wilmington, NC - Riverlights is a lovely, new Del Webb Community featuring a large selection of custom single family homes and stunning town homes with sweeping waterway views! Single family homes in Riverlights start at an affordable $230K and go up to over 700K. All the Del Webb homes come with many standard features and are quality built to give years of carefree living. In addition to Del Webb homes, there are 8 additional approved builders in Riverlights offering a wide selection of floor plans from Craftsman to Cottage style homes and single level homes from 1100sf up to over 3,000sf.

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

531 Loblolly Trail Hampstead NC 28443

Coastal Estates - Sun Communities

Coastal Estates - Sun Communities

531 Loblolly Trail
Hampstead, NC 28443

2 homes $94,500 - $129,995

Pets Allowed Pet Friendly

Choose our beautiful Coastal Plantation community in Hampstead, North Carolina and live near historic Wilmington and the region's famous Atlantic beaches.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Waterfront Living, Oceanfront or Coastal

Community Amenities: Activity Center, Bingo, Cards, Catch and Release Lake, Clubhouse, Common Area Free WiFi, Community Center, Craft Clubs, Dances, Fitness Center, Free Wifi, Game Room, Lake, Mail Center, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Pet Friendly, Planned Activities, Restrooms, Shuffleboard, Social Events, Swimming Pool, Water Aerobics,

9202 Edelweiss Lane Huntersville NC 28078

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

33 Connestee Trail Brevard NC 28712

Connestee Falls

Connestee Falls

33 Connestee Trail
Brevard, NC 28712

37 homes $190,000 - $1,395,000

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

2461 Royal Anne Drive Denver NC 28037

3 Cherry Way

3 Cherry Way

2461 Royal Anne Drive
Denver, NC 28037

3 Cherry Way is ideally located on a quiet peninsula in Denver, NC and surrounded by the beautiful waters of Lake Norman.

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

55+ Communities also called 55 Plus Communities are active retirement communities and developments that 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. North Carolina is blessed with a varied topography, from coast to mountains

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