Active Retirement in North Carolina

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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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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

16 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

1007 Evangeline Drive Leland NC 28451

Brunswick Forest

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Brunswick Forest

1007 Evangeline Drive
Leland, NC 28451

176 homes $264,900 - $849,000

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

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

45 homes $284,500 - $815,000

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

5701 Honeycutt Road Holly Springs NC 27540

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, Real Estate Homes and Land

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

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,

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

27 homes $306,757 - $429,161 / 8 models

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,

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15110 High Bluff Court Charlotte NC 28278

Regency at Palisades

Regency at Palisades

15110 High Bluff Court
Charlotte, NC 28278

85 homes $304,999 - $1,595,000

Flawless grounds, pristine facilities, abundant amenities and exquisite homes are only part of the luxurious lifestyle afforded at Regency at Palisades. Enjoying low-maintenance living at its best, homeowners here have time to pursue their passions, develop lasting friendships and explore new territory.

Community Lifestyles: Active Retirement, 55+ Communities, 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

12 homes $419,000 - $706,000

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

53 Hogans View Circle Hendersonville NC 28739

Hawk's Ridge

Hawk's Ridge

53 Hogans View Circle
Hendersonville, NC 28739

11 homes $249,900 - $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

1000 Olde Waterford Way Leland NC 28451

Waterford of the Carolinas

Waterford of the Carolinas

1000 Olde Waterford Way
Leland, NC 28451

34 homes $200,500 - $645,000

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

38 homes $175,000 - $510,000

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

2461 Royal Anne Drive Denver NC 28037

3 Cherry Way

3 Cherry Way

2461 Royal Anne Drive
Denver, NC 28037

3 homes $293,900 - $329,900

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

18 homes $239,900 - $629,900

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

22 Sunny Meadows Boulevard Arden NC 28704

Village at Bradley Branch

Village at Bradley Branch

22 Sunny Meadows Boulevard
Arden, NC 28704

6 homes $217,500 - $271,900

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

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

100 Riverwind Drive Hendersonville NC 28739

Riverwind

Riverwind

100 Riverwind Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739

7 homes $146,500 - $270,000

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)

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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