Top Rated Places for Tennessee 55+ Communities | Area Info

Find top rated Tennessee 55+ Communities for active adults considering retiring to Tennessee. Searching for 55+ Communities on Retirenet.com is simple and easy. You will find many communities and homes to fulfill your retirement dreams. All retirement options are available including golf course living, new home communities, waterfront homes, condominiums, villas, manufactured home living and more. Your perfect place to retire is just a few clicks away.

Tennessee 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. You will find upscale golf course homes as well as quite city living surrounded by like minded neighbors. Amenities often include swimming pools, Pickle Ball, Shuffleboard, Tennis Courts, Clubhouses with community kitchens, championship golf courses and everything else you can think of in a gated retirement resort type environment. That being said, many 55+ communities also offer a quiet more reserved type living for those residents that appreciate a slower pace lifestyle. Almost all have community centers or clubhouses that feature many community activities. Almost all have pets allowed policies. About the only thing you don’t find in 55+ communities are a lot of children, which can visit but cannot reside full time in most communities.

Tennessee is a state located in the Southern United States, attracting retirees with its easy lifestyle and low cost of living. It is known as the "Volunteer State", a nickname it earned during the War of 1812, in which volunteer soldiers from Tennessee played a prominent role, especially during the Battle of New Orleans. The capital is Nashville and the largest city is Memphis.

Home to the Appalachian Mountains in the east and the Mississippi River in the west, Tennessee is full of retirement-friendly, hidden gems. The cost of living is 11% below the national average, and the state also has no income tax.

Aside from the state's natural beauty, Tennessee is also known for being the birthplace to a greater variety of American music than anywhere else in the country. Nashville is home of the Grand Ole Opry and global headquarters to all things country and western, while Memphis has the blues (and Graceland, the mansion that was home to Elvis Presley).

There are many attractive retirement communities in towns such as Crossville, also known as the golf capital of Tennessee.

 
 

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