Category Archives: 55+ Homes

Now Taking Reservations: The Ridge at Paradise Valley Estates

If you thought life after 50 couldn’t get any better, 60+ living is about to get even sweeter. Located in Fairfield, California, The Ridge will be the newest addition to the master-planned community of Paradise Valley Estates. This unique neighborhood is designed to take active adults 60 and bolder through every phase of life, by offering an all-inclusive lifestyle from on-site healthcare, and dining, to an exciting array of social clubs, classes, and fitness amenities. Construction of this eight-acre community is expected to commence fall of this year for its 2020 grand opening, but it’s never too soon to start planning your next chapter. The Ridge is currently in the pre-selling stages, so now is the time to reserve your own Paradise Valley retreat.

The Ridge at Paradise Valley will include 70 maintenance free cottage homes, and villa apartments ranging from 1-2 bedrooms, and 2-2.5 baths. Cottage homes are a timeless style with a casual, intimate feel, making them a popular choice for buyers wanting that cozy factor, along with an efficient, spacious floor-plan, whereas for someone looking to downsize or purchase a vacation home, apartments offer the worry-free security of a multi-unit dwelling. Whichever style of abode prospective buyers choose, both will feature the latest contemporary finishes including stainless appliances, and high-quality countertops.

Del Webb at Chateau Elan

Chateau Elan Reinvents Ranch Style

Ranch style is the comeback home trend buyers can’t get enough of. A throwback to the 1930’s, this timeless design represents classic Americana, and features a relaxed single-level floorplan that makes it the ideal choice for boomers to age in place, and entertain in style. Anticipated to open May of 2018, Del Webb’s 55+ community of Chateau Elan in Hoschton Georgia, is turning up the volume on the classic ranch with an elegant selection of ten home designs, a host of fantastic amenities, and the best part? It’s all maintenance free.

These beautiful homes are available for pre-sale starting at $253,990, and range in size from 1,109 to 2,536 square feet with a 2-5 bedroom, and 1.5-4.5 bath options. Interiors feature distinct design elements from multi-use flex spaces, and luxurious owner’s suites, to relaxing sunrooms, gourmet kitchens, and inviting gathering rooms. Large windows let in plenty of natural light and provide serene views of the surrounding area. Maintenance free living means doing away with Saturday morning yard work to enjoy all this vibrant community has to offer. 55+ residents will find an array of amenities to suit any lifestyle with an 18,000 square foot clubhouse taking center stage, along with plenty of ways to stay fit including an indoor/outdoor pool, tennis, pickle-ball, and bocce courts, and a ballroom to polish their dance steps. As an added bonus, an on-site lifestyle director is available to help homeowners get the most out of their community experience, and stay socially engaged.

Gatherings of Lake Nona

Coming Soon! Gatherings of Lake Nona

When it comes to downsizing, purchasing a second home or simply wanting a carefree lifestyle, condominiums are an ideal choice. For retirees, and empty nesters living in the sun-drenched city of Orlando, the only thing they should be worrying about is packing the sunblock for a day on the town, and this brand new 55+ community is guaranteed to check off all the boxes. Set to open this coming May, the newly constructed Gatherings of Lake Nona by Beazer Homes is a beautiful active adult community designed to take the hassle out of home maintenance, and give residents the chance pursue their dreams.

This amenity-rich neighborhood is nestled within the master planned community of Lake Nona, and conveniently located just minutes from Orlando International Airport, the VA hospital, and plentiful entertainment, dining, and shopping. Active is the key selling point of this community because 55+ just means 55 more ways for residents to plan their next adventure. The concept behind the Gatherings design is to provide an energy efficient, cost-effective home without sacrificing space or style, along with providing a socially engaging, and wellness oriented atmosphere. A well-planned host of gracious amenities from the resort style pool, clubhouse, and cozy fire pit, to the pickle-ball and bocce courts, and dog park, invites residents to relax, and spend their weekends gathering with friends instead of doing yard work.

TruLiving Reinvents Wellness

When Pablo Picasso said, “youth has no age,” he had baby boomers in mind. This generation has proven that the secret to vitality is good health, and determination and while the majority of other 55+ communities offer the basic tools to live a healthy, and active lifestyle, Trumark companies are making it the focal point. Coming soon to Manteca, California, construction is currently underway for TruLiving, a one-of-a-kind 55+ community taking an entirely unique approach to wellness.

TruLiving will be the site of 490 single family homes, and the first to incorporate a WELL certified facility into its list of amenities. The 10,000 square foot clubhouse will include the seven fundamentals of the Well Building Standard; (air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind) to integrate both physical, and mental well being. WELL certified communities are designed to meet strict standards of air, and water quality, use green materials, and maximize energy efficiency. This community recognizes that there’s more to health than just diet, and exercise by creating a living environment that nurtures the body, and feeds the soul.

Boomers are a discerning group of wellness influencers who have created the gold standard for healthy living. From alternative medicine to eco-friendly homes, health is being approached from a holistic perspective. TruLiving will offer a multi faceted lifestyle with numerous amenities to stay active including exercise classes, bocce, and tennis courts, as well a swimming pool, and phone app that allows 55+ residents to schedule activities, and stay informed of upcoming community events. Social connectivity has been linked to longevity more-so than an apple a day, and this highly anticipated community will keep active adults endlessly engaged. TruLiving will feature everything from group activities to volunteer opportunities, along with mind enhancing classes.

The Bay Area is synonymous with wellness culture making it the ideal location for this innovative community. Located just over an hour from San Francisco, the growing city of Manteca is nestled in the Joaquin Valley between Modesto, and Stockton, and maintains its safe, small town integrity. Residents of TruLiving will have access to shopping, and dining, as well as having plenty of room for a bike ride, or enjoying a walk. Wellness doesn’t come in a bottle, and potential homebuyers will find this community has set some pretty high standards to ensure that in order for them to feel their best, they have to live their best.


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A Taste of the South at Falls Crest

What do baby boomers want more than a turnkey, move-in ready home? A builder that intuitively knows what they’re looking for, and adds the perfect finishing touch. The newly opened Del Webb community of Falls Crest is the southern belle of Kennesaw, Georgia where every day feels like a weekend, and luxury comes standard. 55+ buyers will find an inviting collection of three low maintenance home designs located just minutes from shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. The Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw is modern, and historic, and has seen an increasing number of out-of-state empty nesters, and retirees are drawn to its small-town appeal, low cost of living, and family-oriented atmosphere.

The community of Falls Crest offers a collection of beautiful ranch-style homes that are designed to bring family, and friends together, and provide a relaxing retreat to unwind. Each home features design elements unique to Del Webb including elegant built-ins, luxurious master suites, and outdoor living spaces. The three series collection includes Castle Rock, Abbeyville, and Martin Ray, that range in size from 1,755 to 1,961+ square feet depending on the model. Active adults can choose from a host of customization options to suit their lifestyle from spacious second floor lofts to sunrooms. Screened in porches for sipping sweet tea, and watching sunsets, charming cafe style dining areas, and fully equipped gourmet kitchens will have residents feeling inspired to pull up a seat at the breakfast bar.

The City of Arts Welcomes Sterling at Terramor

Newly introduced to the beautiful master planned community of Terramor, Sterling by CalAtlantic Homes is a haven for active adults looking to kick back and make this their best experience yet. 55+ buyers will love being the first to step inside these brand new homes, and immerse themselves in all that Sterling, and the surrounding community has to offer. Located about an hour outside of Los Angeles, the Inland Empire town of Riverside, known as the City of Arts is an upscale age-friendly destination for boomers to live, work, and play.

Sterling offers four 3 bedroom, 2-3 bath home designs priced in the $500,000’s ranging in size from 2,206-2,483. Each elegant floor plan has been designed to reflect a life of luxury with open island kitchens, spacious walk-in showers, and in demand details including large pantries, inviting Great Rooms with options for fireplaces, and plenty of cabinet space. What sets these homes apart, is the innovative addition of the California Room. Part living room, part outdoor retreat, this trending design feature turns outdoor entertaining into a resort-style event. Welcoming foyers, flex rooms, and extra bedroom space will give buyers the idyllic set-up for hosting family, and friends.

Give Your Retirement the Royal Treatment

Ever come home after a vacation wishing you’d taken the room service with you? Combine everything you love about a posh resort, and a high end 55+ community, and you have Canvas Valley Forge. If move-in help, and grocery shopping service sounds too good to be true, sit back and relax, this one’s the real deal. Luxury communities like this are designed to cater to the boomer who’s spent the better part of life working hard for themselves, and their family, giving them the carefree lifestyle they deserve. Located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, these gorgeous apartment homes have the convenience of smaller scale living without sacrificing comfort, and style.

If amenities had a grading scale, this Valley Forge location would be off the charts. Canvas has a list of activities not seen in many towns let alone an active adult community including a fitness center, community garden, infinity pool, and a Makers Space for woodwork, and mechanics. An on site salon keeps residents looking their best, ready to meet for a party in the courtyard, or a meal at the demo kitchen followed by a gathering in the private dining room. Humans aren’t the only ones being pampered, this pet friendly community also offers a dog park, and even a pet spa to freshen up after a rough, and tumble frisbee session.

NewStyle Communities

NewStyle Takes the Hassle Out of Home Maintenance

Rather than spend every Saturday morning working on your house, why not take a weekend getaway instead? NewStyle communities by Epcon Homes know what 55+ buyers want in a home offering the freedom of maintenance-free exteriors, along with high end, thoughtfully designed floor plans. Less time cleaning gutters means more time to savor the fulfilling, active lifestyle this home builder strives for. These days downsizing, and sitting back aren’t part of baby boomer vocabulary, and thanks to the innovative ways NewStyle makes “retirement” trendy, coming home has never looked this good.

With locations in North, and South Carolina, each of NewStyle’s five communities incorporates aging in place innovations that blend seamlessly into every design giving buyers the peace of mind knowing their home will be ready when they are. Zero entry showers, spacious doorways, and convenient single story layouts are both aesthetically pleasing, and will accommodate active adults both now, and in the future. Each beautiful home features a timeless, elegant brick exterior, a classic, modern layout, and is equipped with the most up to date finishes.