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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TOP COMMUNITIES
80 Lake Drive Biltmore Lake NC 28715

Biltmore Lake

Biltmore Lake

80 Lake Drive
Biltmore Lake, NC 28715

10 homes $497,500 - $1,599,999

Pets Allowed Pet Friendly

Biltmore Lake community located near Asheville, North Carolina is a picturesque water front development nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina. With 62 acres of shimmering mountain lake right in the neighborhood Biltmore Lake has it all.

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

1007 Evangeline Drive Leland NC 28451

Brunswick Forest

Welcome Home to Brunswick Forest

Brunswick Forest

1007 Evangeline Drive
Leland, NC 28451

177 homes $234,900 - $984,900

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, Gated Communities

7199-5 Beach Drive SW Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469

Sandpiper Bay

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Sandpiper Bay

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

20 homes $129,500 - $389,777

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,

5701 Honeycutt 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,

FEATURED PREMIER COMMUNITIES
PREMIER COMMUNITIES
1619 Cuthbertson Road Wesley Chapel NC 28173

The Courtyards at Wesley Chapel

The Courtyards at Wesley Chapel

1619 Cuthbertson Road
Wesley Chapel, NC 28173

6 homes $378,525 - $546,595

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

45 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

33 Connestee Trail Brevard NC 28712

Connestee Falls

Connestee Falls

33 Connestee Trail
Brevard, NC 28712

38 homes $239,000 - $950,000

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

10 Kenmure Drive Flat Rock NC 28731

Kenmure

Kenmure

10 Kenmure Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731

33 homes $479,000 - $2,750,000

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

2827 Haywood Road Hendersonville NC 28791

Carriage Park

Carriage Park

2827 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791

11 homes $310,000 - $724,900

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

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd Calabash NC 28467

Calabash Lakes

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Calabash Lakes

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd
Calabash, NC 28467

21 homes $128,900 - $299,000

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

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

36 Pink Fox Cove Road Weaverville NC 28787

Reems Creek Golf Community

Reems Creek Golf Community

36 Pink Fox Cove Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

2 homes $498,000 - $725,000

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 Cliffsridge Parkway Arden NC 28704

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

3 Cliffsridge Parkway
Arden, NC 28704

21 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

1640 Goley Hewett Rd SE Bolivia NC 28422

Winding River Plantation

Winding River Plantation

1640 Goley Hewett Rd SE
Bolivia, NC 28422

42 homes $160,000 - $1,250,000

Bolivia, NC - Winding River Plantation features the Carolina Nationals 27 hole Championship Golf Course This Fred Couples designed Championship golf course is the center of Winding River Plantation and features a full service clubhouse and pro shop.

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

2000 Arnold Palmer Drive Shallotte NC 28470

Rivers Edge Golf Club & Plantation

River's Edge Golf Course

Rivers Edge Golf Club & Plantation

2000 Arnold Palmer Drive
Shallotte, NC 28470

25 homes $153,900 - $520,000

Wilmington, NC - Located between historic Wilmington and the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach, SC, Rivers Edge Golf Club & Plantation™ boasts a coastal lifestyle that is not to be rushed, but savored. With over 500 acres of lush landscape nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful Shallotte River and its tributaries, this master-planned community sets the example for perfection in coastal living.

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

1 Hagen Drive Hendersonville NC 28739

Champion Hills

Champion Hills

1 Hagen Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739

39 homes $319,000 - $2,250,000

Champion Hills is a top-ranked, year-round golf club with members and residents hailing from over 36 states. The Champion Hills community consists of an array of people with diverse interests, experiences, and passions, who are all united by the easy going and welcoming culture that is Champion Hills. Over half of our residents live here year-round and enjoy all that our club has to offer including our Tom Fazio designed golf course and a full calendar of social events and activities for members of every walk of life.

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