Category Archives: Baby Boomers

On The Greens - Manufactured Homes

Welcome to “On The Greens” Where Your Best Life Comes Manufactured

You deserve to retire in style -so whether your homebuying dreams include a wrap-around porch or space to entertain, the active adult community of On the Greens is putting the fab back in prefabricated. A far cry from the trailer on wheels you remembered as a kid, the craftsmanship of these beautiful manufactured homes takes the term “mobile home” and turns it on its ear. Not only do these custom homes rival their brick and mortar counterparts, but the engaging all-inclusive lifestyle offered makes this neighborhood a fantastic option as a primary residence or snowbird retreat.

Set amongst Sedona’s rust-hued rocks, and watchful eye of Mingus Mountain, Cottonwood is the perfect setting for 55 or better residents to bask in Arizona’s incredible year-round weather while being close to activities and entertainment – essential to any active lifestyle! This close-knit community features a collection of pre-owned, and new models, with options for 2-3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and spacious garages or carports. Architectural details such as nine-foot ceilings, granite countertops, recessed lighting, and elegant crown molding give a modern, yet timeless finish to each floor plan and age-friendly features including generously sized entryways take the hassle out of future renovations.

Discover Why Active Adults Are Loving PGA Village Verano

Located on Florida’s spectacular Treasure Coast, PGA Village Verano by Kolter is an over the top golf community that takes mind-body health to a resort style level. Nestled in the heart of Port St. Lucie, Verano is a retreat for active adults that offers an incredible array of five-star amenities, with an exquisite clubhouse at the center of it all, and has exciting upcoming plans for a new addition.

PGA Verano is guaranteed to inspire serious staycation vibes, and the fun begins at Club Talavera. This massive 27,000 square foot clubhouse is where friendships are forged, and social calendars are filled to the brim. Verano principles of Lifelong Learning, Social Connections, and Health & Nutrition are woven into every aspect of Club Talavera from cooking classes, an auditorium with performance stage and arts crafts room, to a unique piano bar and lounge, catering bar and kitchen, and entertaining areas including a covered lanai, and summer kitchen with a fireplace.

Downtown DeLand Hist Dist -Athens Theatre

DeLand Lives Up To Its Artistic Reputation

With summer winding down, why not spend the last stretch in Athens? Known as the “Athens of Florida”, Deland is an artistically driven town nestled in the Daytona-Orlando Beach area and guaranteed to change everything you thought about the Sunshine State. Founded in 1876 by Henry DeLand, and winner of “America’s Best Main Street” – you won’t find crowds of sun-tan oiled beach bums, but rather a melting pot of local artisans, a global architecture, and historic relics on every street corner. From the Corinthian columns of Volusia County Courthouse, and lifelike depictions of DeLand’s past painted across the city, to the well-preserved charm of turn-of-the-century homes, this slow-paced town has a story to tell.

Surrounded by a canopy of magnificent oak trees, this former persimmon grove is a slice of “old Florida.” Home to more than 70 historic buildings, including The DeLand House built in 1886, and Stetson University, a replica of New England’s ivy leagues, and the heartbeat of the city, the city has been preserved, and revitalized to its former glory. Like most college towns, Deland takes pride in education and draws a diverse crowd to its charming downtown vicinity where old meets new. Markets from a century ago are now home to thriving local businesses from quaint boutiques, and restaurants, to specialty shops tucked behind vintage storefronts.

SpringHouse Village Utah

SpringHouse Village by OakwoodLife

If you’re looking for a new home where you can scale down but not slow down, SpringHouse Village is worth a visit. It’s a resort-style living community for the 55 and better homeowner and is now selling homesites in Utah. Located in South Jordan, within the master-planned community of Daybreak, SpringHouse Village offers an active and healthy lifestyle with a long list of amenities.

One major amenity is the private Spring House – a 10,000-square-foot community center that will soon feature a state-of-the-art fitness center, movement studio, locker rooms, several multi-purpose rooms for classes and gatherings, and a large entertainment kitchen. Schedule to open in 2019, homeowners will also find an outdoor pool and spa, covered patios, a fire pit, and bocce ball and pickleball courts. There are miles of walking, hiking and biking trails to enjoy and Daybreak’s own Oquirrh Lake.

Barley Woods, The Villas of Fredericksburg

Barley Woods Makes New Introductions

Barley Woods – The Villas of Fredericksburg by Cornerstone, has recently introduced exciting additions to an already vibrant, boutique community. Located in historic Fredericksburg, Barley Woods represents quintessential Virginia – warm, inviting, and the social heartbeat of the city – the perfect place to pour a glass of southern hospitality. Maintenance free, and surrounded by natural beauty, this 55+ community is home to a new paired-home model, thoughtful outdoor amenities, and a newly opened clubhouse. Steeped in rich history, and brimming with culture, and activity, the city of Fredericksburg is a textbook example of location location location.

Part of Barley Wood’s paired-home collection, the new Caroline model epitomizes elegance. This gorgeous single-story design is generously sized around 1,748 square feet and exudes warmth and charm. Practicality meets high end aesthetic as an inviting great room with fireplace, large island kitchen, flex room, and generous storage blends seamlessly with age-in-place features that include step-free thresholds, seated showers, and raised vanities. Of course, nothing says southern living like outdoor entertaining, and this home has it all. An expression of European elegance, homebuyers will have their own private courtyard to host parties or unwind after a busy day, along with a covered outdoor patio, and a sunroom to soak in all those warm summer evenings.

Lennar 55 plus active adult community

Lennar’s Heritage Solaire Reinvents Age Friendly Living

Who wouldn’t want to live in a home where Everything’s Included? Making sure every last detail is as flawless and innovative as it gets is the Lennar gold standard, and exactly what 55+ buyers will discover about its newest community, Heritage Solaire. Located in the historic town of Roseville, less than 20 miles outside of Sacramento, this dynamic master-planned community has incorporated Lennar’s recent Thoughtful Design program to combine aging in place functionality with the latest interior design trends – promoting carefree, active living.

Heritage Solaire is a resort-inspired community with three beautiful neighborhoods, Eclipse, Larissa and Meridian, each featuring four single-story designs that range in size from 1,246 to 2,766 square feet, and are priced from the low $400’s to mid $500’s. In addition to timeless elegance, every home is turn-key and updated with Everything’s Included features, from energy efficient appliances, and fixtures, hands-free home automation, and green building standards, to high-quality flooring options and beautiful quartz, or granite countertops.

Arizona Phoenix

Sun City and Beyond Phoenix is Still Topping the Charts

Over 300 days of sun, a new golf course to try every week, and silhouettes of ancient saguaros at dusk, sometimes diamonds are found in the middle of the desert— as in Phoenix Arizona, the birthplace of the country’s first ever active adult community, Sun City, and one of the trendiest destinations to ever hit the retirement scene. Named the Valley of the Sun, (leave your umbrella at home) and in the top most affordable cities to retire according to CBS News, this high energy city is ultra modern with state-of-the-art medical facilities, major sports, and entertainment venues, and has a winter climate that will make you the envy of your east-coast friends.

Aside from occasional monsoons which seem to dissipate as quickly as they roll in, year-round sunny days are why thousands of snowbirds leave their turtlenecks behind and flock to Arizona’s capital. Even during the dead of winter, temperatures hover around 60-70 degrees – shorts weather for the rest of the country, and idyllic for participating in an endless number of outdoor activities. From hiking Camelback Mountain, paddle-boarding through the Salt River, to cruising around downtown on a rental bike, and horseback riding through South Mountain Park’s winding trails (also the largest municipal park in the world), metro Phoenix has quite the adventurous side.

Shea Homes Trilogy

Trilogy’s Seven Summits Lodge Defines Luxury

With Mt. Rainier soaring majestically in the distance, The Seven Summits Lodge at Trilogy pairs the rustic ambiance of an alpine lodge with the upscale sophistication of a resort. Gleaming wooden beams adorn the ceilings while contemporary lines and artistic design elements complete the modern yet cozy look of this architectural masterpiece. Brimming with high-end amenities, the lodge sits amidst a quintessentially Pacific Northwest setting of towering evergreens, immaculate native landscaping, and boasts a tranquil waterfront view.

Nestled within the master-planned community of Tehaleh, The Seven Summits Lodge is a luxurious addition to Shea’s stunning 55+ Trilogy community and brings the mountain resort getaway to resident’s own backyards. As the central hub for a multitude of social, and physical activities, this is where active adults can gather together and relax, channel their creativity, and pursue fitness goals. Inside the lodge, floor to ceiling windows showcases serene views of the surrounding trees along with expansive doors that lead to an intimate outdoor living space featuring a comfortable seating area, and an ambient fireplace as the centerpiece.