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Now Selling The Vineyards at Blue Point

Welcome home to the best of Long Island! The Vineyards at Blue Point is a brand new 55+ community that is nothing short of extraordinary featuring elegant townhomes, and condominiums, and the luxury of maintenance free living. Situated on Long Island’s South Shore, this pristine community is ideally located near Sunrise Highway, and Long Island Railroad giving active adults easy access to New York City, and the island’s sparkling coastline. For over two decades, The Vineyard’s premier builder Ornstein Layton Company has been designing homes built for maximum efficiency, comfort, and timeless beauty

The Vineyards at Blue Point epitomizes a lifestyle of luxury and serenity. Set amongst nature trails, and abundant green spaces, this gorgeous community features a secure gated entrance and carefree resort-style ambiance. Residences boast immaculate landscaping, ease of maintenance, and irresistible curb appeal. Townhomes are available in two floor plans brilliantly designed with lofts, patios for entertaining, garages, and basement options for a game room, or man cave. Ranging in size from 2,020 to 2,279 square feet, both the Provence, and Corsica models offer 2 bed/2.5 bath layouts with designer fixtures, gourmet kitchens, and luxurious main floor master suites. Condo designs come in four models and feature 2 bed/2 bath floor plans generously sized from 1,553 to 1,928 square feet. Large dining rooms, ample storage space, and vaulted ceilings make these homes feel open, and airy with plenty of room to host gatherings.

What Makes an Active Lifestyle Community?

What an 55+, or age-targeted community is not, is a retirement facility. In fact most of the people who buy homes in these communities are far from retiring, yet find the lifestyle, and amenities the perfect fit for their active lives. Basically you get to pick your flavor whether you’re a serious golf enthusiast, a nature lover, or a gym rat. These communities are scattered throughout the country with a variety of geographic locations from urban to rural. Some provide lavish resort style amenities, and others are simpler offering only exterior home maintenance. Age-targeted, or age-restricted, active lifestyle communities are made for today’s on the go boomers, and empty nesters wanting less maintenance, and a peer community atmosphere.

Building Vs. Buying a Retirement Home

Are you in a quandary about building or buying your retirement home? Are you worried about all the aspects that go into both these factors? If so, you should always weigh the pros and cons of building and buying your retirement home. Here are a few for your convenience.

How to Select the Right Home Builder

Selecting the right home builder, for your new home, is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Lucky for you, there are helpful and proven ways to ensure a quality builder for your home.

5 Waterfront Active Adult Communities for Active Adults

You can enjoy so much of life when you live near water. These include fishing, swimming and boating which are common pastimes of active adults. If you are one of who likes nothing better than living near the water, here are five waterfront active adult communities you can consider.

How to Make New Friends in an Active Adult Community

Meeting new people and forming new friendships can be a great experience for some 55+ seniors. Others feel nervous about this aspect most of the time. Moving to a retirement community is an excellent way to make new friends, especially as they share the same interests as you.

10 Sunny Places for 55+Active Adults to Retire in 2014

Are you tired of the cold, sick of having to bundle yourself up with scarves, hats, coats and boots every time you go outside?  Isn’t it time you considered a move to a warmer, sunnier clime?  Active adults don’t like being cooped up indoors, they want to be out enjoying life.  So, here are the ten sunniest places to consider for retirement: 

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By Frank Curran: Principal and resident at The Fairways at Savannah Quarters, west Savannah’s finest Active Adult community. We can be reached at 450-9876 or at www.fairways-sq.com

As an Active Adult entering my senior years I can empathize with what some surveys have suggested is this number one fear— to assure I have the cash to live my golden years at a standard of living that I have earned. Our recent economic times and the bust in housing have not helped any of us in alleviating this concern.