Find the Best Golf Course Communities for Active Adult Senior Living

When it comes to purchasing the perfect retirement home, there are many things to consider.  However, you no longer have the pressures of living closer to schools, being near your workplace or looking for a home big enough to accommodate parents, kids, and pets as well.  As you reach the empty nester phase of life, finding a perfect home for retirement living should involve selecting a home that offers you opportunities for an enjoyable and active lifestyle.  If you are interested in a lifestyle that includes country clubs, golf courses and neighbors who will join you in a round of golf, then you should certainly look consider a golfing community that is 55 plus age-restricted, or age-targeted for active adults.

There are many benefits to be gained by playing golf.  For one thing, you will be breathing clean, fresh air.  In addition, you will be physically active for at least four hours on a beautiful, sunny day.  Although golfing is not as strenuous and active like swimming or taking a brisk walk, it does provide you with the physical activity you need to get your blood circulation in motion and it’s great for clearing your mind of the daily stresses of life.  If you choose to walk the 18 holes instead of taking a cart, the health benefits of your round of golf are multiplied!  Playing golf is easy on the joints and does burn a significant amount of calories, while also allowing you the social opportunities to bond with your golfing partners. There are many Active Adult Communities that provide 55+ retirees the opportunity to pursue their love for the game of golf. Check out three of the best-golfing communities that are ideal for active and enjoyable senior living.

Heritage Shores - Bridgeville, DE

Heritage Shores in Bridgeville, Delaware is considered one of the best retirement communities in Delaware and is one of the best golf communities in Delaware.  Their 18-hole championship golf course was designed by well-known golf course designer Arthur Hills.  It is an awesome golf course, meticulously manicured, with water flanking the majority of the holes.  The strategically placed bunkers and undulating fairways make playing golf there an experience you will never forget.  More than two acres of open ground is available for teeing off and challenging and testing each player’s abilities. This facility is well maintained and the homes are beautiful. There is no doubt that you will enjoy many, many memorable days playing golf if you make your home within the active adult living community of Heritage Shores.

Heritage at Eagle Bend - Aurora, Colorado

The golf course at this community was hailed by Golf Digest as “one of the best places to play golf in Colorado”.  This too is an 18-hole golf course designed by Arthur Hills where 62 strategically placed bunkers and several lakes make up the obstacle course.  The golf course is designed to test the skills of even the best of players.  However, any golfer with capabilities of any level can enjoy the day playing golf in the scenic, masterfully designed course.  With the Rocky Mountains providing your backdrop, you will never want to play golf anywhere else once you have played at Heritage at Eagle Bend.

There are several more active adult communities that include award-winning professional golf courses. These include;

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