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Retirenet.com is the top site to find Washington 55 Plus Retirement Communities and Retirement Homes for active adults considering retiring to Washington. Searching for 55 Plus Retirement Communities and Retirement Homes 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.

Washington 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.

Washington is a state for the outdoorsy retiree. There are many recreational opportunities from hiking and bird watching to golfing and skiing. The beautiful landscape offers gorgeous views of both mountain ranges and the Pacific Ocean. For sea-loving retirees, The San Juan Islands are the place to be with sailing, kayaking, and whale-watching.

Commonly known for it's fishing, Washington has also recently become well-known for its wine. Over the past 10 years, the number of wineries has almost tripled.

Though the state has no income tax, Washington does have higher-than-average sales tax and overall cost of living. If you can afford to spend a little more, the Seattle area is a favorite for retirement, often landing on “Best Places to Retire” lists.

 
 

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