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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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14820 Lawyers Road Stallings NC 28104

The Courtyards At Emerald Lake

The Courtyards At Emerald Lake

14820 Lawyers Road
Stallings, NC 28104

3 homes $327,500 - $527,760

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

4410 River Rd Wilmington NC 28412

Riverlights

Riverlights

4410 River Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412

50 homes $239,900 - $1,295,000

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

1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr Leland NC 28451

Magnolia Greens

Magnolia Greens

1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr
Leland, NC 28451

27 homes $144,000 - $549,900

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

53 Hogans View Circle Hendersonville NC 28739

Hawk's Ridge

Hawk's Ridge

53 Hogans View Circle
Hendersonville, NC 28739

11 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

134 homes $120,000 - $1,300,000

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

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd Calabash NC 28467

Calabash Lakes

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Calabash Lakes

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd
Calabash, NC 28467

48 homes $133,900 - $303,330

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

61 Carolina Farms Blvd Carolina Shores NC 28467

The Farm at Brunswick

The Farm at Brunswick

61 Carolina Farms Blvd
Carolina Shores, NC 28467

35 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

8178 Compass Pointe E. Wynd Leland NC 28451

Compass Pointe

Compass Pointe

8178 Compass Pointe E. Wynd
Leland, NC 28451

27 homes $274,900 - $695,000

Leland, NC - Come Live Your Dream. Compass Pointe is a gated, resort style community located just minutes from downtown Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, one of National Geographic Traveler’s “Last Best American Beach Towns”. Here you’ll find quality homes and a relaxed lifestyle with a wide variety of amenities and activities to chose from. Homesites from the $100's Homes (including homesites) from the $400's

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Golf Course Living, Waterfront Living, 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

1186 Turnata Dr SE Bolivia NC 28422

Palmetto Creek

Palmetto Creek

1186 Turnata Dr SE
Bolivia, NC 28422

17 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

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

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910 Magnolia Drive Aberdeen NC 28315

Magnolia Drive

Magnolia Drive

910 Magnolia Drive
Aberdeen, NC 28315

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Senior Living Communities and Continuing Care Communities

9128 NC Highway 306 South Arapahoe NC 28510

Arlington Place

Arlington Place

9128 NC Highway 306 South
Arapahoe, NC 28510

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

886 Pinnacle Falls Lane Zirconia NC 28790

Pinnacle Falls

Entrance to Pinnacle Falls

Pinnacle Falls

886 Pinnacle Falls Lane
Zirconia, NC 28790

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

112 Mountains Boulevard Lake Lure NC 28746

Fairfield Mountains

Fairfield Mountains

112 Mountains Boulevard
Lake Lure, NC 28746

The Lake Lure area provides many recreational opportunities, from world class golf, incredible fishing and hunting, hiking, rafting and canoeing and pleasure cruises on the lake to area restaurants and parks. The Activities Center has tennis, two pools an

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

Highway 561 Halifax NC 27839

Roanoke Landing

Roanoke Landing

Highway 561
Halifax, NC 27839

Just Imagine ... turning into your private drive that winds it's way through the forest with only the sound of birds to accompany your travel. When you think things couldn't get better, ancient hardwoods welcome you to your secluded homestead overlooking

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

5020 J. Swain Boulevard Southport, NC 28461

RiverMist at Dutchman Village

RiverMist at Dutchman Village

5020 J. Swain Boulevard
Southport,, NC 28461

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

70 Sweeten Creek Rd Asheville NC 28803

Greentree Ridge

Greentree Ridge

70 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28803

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Senior Living Communities and Continuing Care Communities

11146 NC Hwy. 55E, Grantsboro Bayboro NC 28515

Hospice Of Pamlico County, Inc.

Hospice Of Pamlico County, Inc.

11146 NC Hwy. 55E, Grantsboro
Bayboro, NC 28515

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, Senior Living Communities and Continuing Care 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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