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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

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

40 homes $284,900 - $849,900

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

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

17 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

6600 Truxton Ln Raleigh NC 27616

5401 North - M/I Homes, Inc.

5401 North - M/I Homes, Inc.

6600 Truxton Ln
Raleigh, NC 27616

22 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,

1007 Evangeline Drive Leland NC 28451

Brunswick Forest

Welcome Home to Brunswick Forest

Brunswick Forest

1007 Evangeline Drive
Leland, NC 28451

125 homes $235,000 - $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

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,

FEATURED PREMIER COMMUNITIES

PREMIER COMMUNITIES

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

100 Riverwind Drive Hendersonville NC 28739

Riverwind

Riverwind

100 Riverwind Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739

3 homes $89,900 - $284,900

Riverwind is a 55+ adult planned community near the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. At an elevation of approximately 2100 feet, the community includes 250 lots with approximately 190 private homes and over 300 residents.

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

36 Pink Fox Cove Road Weaverville NC 28787

Reems Creek Golf Community

Reems Creek Golf Community

36 Pink Fox Cove Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

3 homes $325,000 - $750,000

Reems Creek Golf Club is a world of inviting combinations. A perfect blend of leisure in natural surroundings with desirable conveniences and it is all wrapped up and presented to you and your family in a affordable golfing community!

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

3 Pinnacle Crest Circle Arden NC 28704

Pinnacle at Arabella

Pinnacle at Arabella

3 Pinnacle Crest Circle
Arden, NC 28704

16 homes $399,000 - $699,000

The Pinnacle at Arabella is a unique new-home community perched above the French Broad River with sprawling views stretching 270 degrees from hillside to hillside.

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

31 homes $144,900 - $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

53 Hogans View Circle Hendersonville NC 28739

Hawk's Ridge

Hawk's Ridge

53 Hogans View Circle
Hendersonville, NC 28739

10 homes $169,900 - $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

St James Dr Southport NC 28461

St. James Plantation

Located in southeastern NC -- near the seatown of Southport & 30 minutes south of Wilmington, NC

St. James Plantation

St James Dr
Southport, NC 28461

145 homes $120,000 - $1,497,000

Southport, NC - Ideally located along the North Carolina coast near Wilmington, Southport, and Myrtle Beach.

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

1000 Olde Waterford Way Leland NC 28451

Waterford of the Carolinas

Waterford of the Carolinas

1000 Olde Waterford Way
Leland, NC 28451

28 homes $199,900 - $569,500

Leland, NC - Wilmington's most unique waterfront community just across the Cape Fear River from Historic Downtown Wilmington and the Atlantic Ocean. Featuring creeks and waterways with almost every homesite on the water. Often referred to as the “Cape Fear Coast,” few places can match the Wilmington area's wide range of recreational features, cultural offerings, and historical ambience. With an average annual temperature of 63.7 degrees, Wilmington has become one of the top relocation areas in the United States. Discovery Package available!

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

1 homes $290,000 - $338,500

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

141 Black Iron Lane Hendersonville NC 28792

Vista at Blacksmith Run

Vista at Blacksmith Run

141 Black Iron Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28792

6 homes $260,000 - $544,874

Blacksmith Run is a gated mountain community and offers a wide array of amenities including a clubhouse, swimming pool, and a fishing lake, which is available to every homeowner.

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

7199 Beach Drive Suite 5 Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469

Sunset Ridge

Attractive Community Entrance

Sunset Ridge

7199 Beach Drive Suite 5
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

12 homes $179,777 - $415,125 / 7 models

Sunset Ridge, Ocean Isle Beach, NC - Sunset Beach offers a quiet, family-oriented beach atmosphere this pristine beach has been considered the top barrier island beach in North Carolina and after a few moments on its white, sugar sand you will agree.

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