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North Carolina Active Adult Retirement Communities

Active Retirement Communities and 55+ Communities are active retirement communities and developments that are specifically for active adult retirement living. These types of communities really offer anything and everything for an active retire

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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FEATURED TOP COMMUNITIES
TOP 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,

401 Shale Creek Drive Durham NC 27703

Andrews Chapel - M/I Homes, Inc.

Andrews Chapel - M/I Homes, Inc.

401 Shale Creek Drive
Durham, NC 27703

118 homes $282,000 - $460,000

You’ll know when you’ve entered Andrews Chapel because you can feel the hospitality and charm of this growing neighborhood in Durham, named the healthiest housing market in the state and top in the country. Andrews Chapel is a family-centric, tree-lined community full of lush green spaces, winding sidewalks, and friendly neighbors!

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, Real Estate Homes and Land

Community Amenities: Greenbelt, Pool, CommunityCenter, Park, Pond, Volleyball, Playground,

80 Lake Drive Biltmore Lake NC 28715

Biltmore Lake

Biltmore Lake

80 Lake Drive
Biltmore Lake, NC 28715

22 homes $458,775 - $1,150,000

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

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 $350,000 - $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

93 homes $279,900 - $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, 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

10 homes $129,500 - $354,900

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

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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

1186 Turnata Dr SE Bolivia NC 28422

Palmetto Creek

Palmetto Creek

1186 Turnata Dr SE
Bolivia, NC 28422

15 homes $219,000 - $449,900

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, Gated Communities

33 Connestee Trail Brevard NC 28712

Connestee Falls

Connestee Falls

33 Connestee Trail
Brevard, NC 28712

62 homes $165,500 - $849,900

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

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd Calabash NC 28467

Calabash Lakes

Amenity Center

Calabash Lakes

24 Calabash Lakes Blvd
Calabash, NC 28467

20 homes $194,000 - $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

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

105 homes $135,000 - $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, Gated Communities

1000 Olde Waterford Way Leland NC 28451

Waterford of the Carolinas

Waterford of the Carolinas

1000 Olde Waterford Way
Leland, NC 28451

19 homes $245,000 - $545,000

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, Gated Communities

1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr Leland NC 28451

Magnolia Greens

Magnolia Greens

1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr
Leland, NC 28451

21 homes $198,900 - $485,900

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

36 Pink Fox Cove Road Weaverville NC 28787

Reems Creek Golf Community

Reems Creek Golf Community

36 Pink Fox Cove Road
Weaverville, NC 28787

5 homes $498,000 - $625,000

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

61 Carolina Farms Blvd Carolina Shores NC 28467

The Farm at Brunswick

The Farm at Brunswick

61 Carolina Farms Blvd
Carolina Shores, NC 28467

18 homes $183,900 - $269,900

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

Active Retirement Communities and 55+ Communities are active retirement communities and developments that are specifically for active adult retirement living. These types of communities really offer anything and everything for an active retire

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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