Category Archives: Tennessee

Keeping Fit Beyond Middle Age

Life, as it approaches the 55+ mark, leads to giving up on various activities, including working full time.  While retirement is part and parcel to life, it is meant to give you more time for doing things you want to do but never had the free time for.  While you may be letting go of certain routines, you should never give up your fitness routine.  Hitting the 55+ mark means you may not any longer be vigorously training 2 hours a day!  Yet, you still need to exercise so that you stay fit and trim.  You may not have had time to exercise with your busy schedule before.  However, now that you have the time in your retired life, it is suggested that you to carve out some time for exercise so that you can live beyond your middle age keeping fit as a fiddle.

Focus on State of Tennessee

When you think of Tennessee, it is sure to conjure the image of Elvis, the late king of rock and roll. Yes, this is the place of his birth. However, Tennessee offers much more than rock and roll memories for you, especially if you are choosing to move to Tennessee for your retirement living. Tennessee is a state full of beauty, southern hospitality and serene weather. This is a state that offers just about anything for everyone. If you are considering moving to Tennessee in your retirement years, let us provide you a few more reasons to add more weight to your decision.  

Nashville Gets On Beat With Going Green

With only a few days left until the new season is officially here, most of us are getting ready for spring cleaning and finding ways to live more sustainably. From where we live to how we live, one concept that’s had us buzzing for some time is eco-friendly living. Whether it’s focusing on recycling, and using green products, or driving electric vehicles, reducing our carbon footprint has gone mainstream. In many cities paper or plastic is no longer an option, and compostable to-go containers are the new norm. One city taking major strides towards a greener future is the music mecca of Nashville, Tennessee.

Rhythm is the heartbeat of Nashville, but so is the focus on sustainability. Travel and Leisure featured Music City as one of the top eco-friendly cities in the country for its participation in LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) construction which maximizes energy efficiency and prioritizes responsibility sourced building materials. The Gulch located within walking distance of downtown was the city’s first LEED-certified neighborhood and provides easy access to public transportation. and all the sights and sounds of Nashville.

Williams Mill Coming Soon to Music City!

In Nashville, Tennessee, Southern heritage runs deep, scenic beauty is everywhere, and affordable living makes it an idyllic place to call home. 55+ homebuyers will soon have even more to love with the new community of Williams Mill beginning construction in 2018. Since 1983, Nashville-based builder Goodall Homes has focused on designing homes with unique features that cater to what buyers want, in a location that’s hard to beat. Empty nesters and retirees will not only enjoy endless entertainment, and recreation, but Nashville’s tax friendly economy, and reasonable cost of living appeals to budget-conscious baby boomers.

Williams Mill will have 125 single story courtyard cottages priced from the $300’s that boast intimate outdoor spaces where residents can take advantage of Nashville’s moderate year round weather in the privacy of their own retreat setting. With approximately 1,475 square feet of spacious living area and a two-car garage, buyers will find innovative features including zero-step entries, and wide doorways designed to accommodate residents, and guests of all ages. This low maintenance, age restricted neighborhood will provide a peer community atmosphere along with gracious lifestyle amenities including a clubhouse, walking trails, and a community garden.

The Hottest Destinations to Chill Out This Summer

Ahh summer vacation. With schools gearing up for the most anticipated time of year, the sounds of early morning sprinklers, and lively pool parties are fast upon us. If you thought summer adventures were just for kids, think again. Boomers and retirees love their fair share of concerts in the park, drippy ice cream cones, and backyard barbecues, and there are plenty of sizzling destinations to relive those carefree vibes.

Palm Springs, California
Home to the Coachella Valley, A-listers, and luxurious resorts, this desert oasis is the ultimate snowbird destination. Affluent, and stunning, this Southern California paradise boasts views of the San Jacinto, and Santa Rosa mountains, along with over 300 days of glorious sunshine. Foodies and retail mavens will find a variety of restaurants from eclectic, to upscale, unique shops, retail outlets, and glitzy casinos. Whether it’s exploring art galleries, golf resorts, or experiencing the great outdoors, there’s no need to be a celebrity to vacation in style.

Del Webb Southern Springs Now Open!

The highly anticipated opening of Southern Springs is finally here! Del Webb’s brand new Spring Hill, Tennessee location has opened its doors to 55+ homebuyers ready for a lifestyle of beauty, adventure, and high-quality design. Established in 1808, the charming city of Spring Hill is small town ambiance at its best while being near state-of-the-art medical facilities, over forty shops, and restaurants, and is only 35 miles from the state capital of Nashville. Del Webb’s motto of loving your home to the fullest rings true for active adults ready to call Southern Springs home.

Buyers will find elegant single story ranch-style homes with beautiful open floor plans, and plenty of room to live and entertain. From the exterior design details, and immaculate landscaping, to the carriage style garage doors, and large windows, each home is built for maximum curb appeal. Priced from $268,900 to the low $400’s, and ranging in size from 1,263 to 2,565 square feet, residents have the choice of ten designs in a serene, low-maintenance setting. Whether it’s hosting friends for the weekend, or getting together with family, 2-4 bedrooms, and 2-4.5 bath options provide a “retreat at home” experience with ample space to gather with loved ones. Interior features vary by design from lofts, fireplaces, and sunrooms, to gourmet island kitchens, formal entryways, and a flex room to be used for anything from a home office to a workout area.

Charming Lakeside Living Enclave at Fairvue

Twenty five miles north of Nashville, the historic Tennessee town of Gallatin is a glimpse into the “good old days” where folks took pride in their where they lived, and small town hospitality was second nature. Founded in 1802, Gallatin boasts a beautiful downtown area, exciting events, and the luxurious Enclave at Fairvue Plantation, by Goodall Homes. This pristine, community was designed with active adults in mind from its top of the line home features, to the amenities that cater to a life of leisure, and fitness. Named builder of the year in 2014 by Builder Magazine, and with over three decades of constructing only the highest quality, Goodall Homes is Tennessee’s best kept secret.

Enclave at Fairvue is a high end neighborhood featuring single family homes with thoughtful innovations such as zero step entryways, and home technology options including security systems, and home networking. Using reputable name brand materials like Jeld-Wen, and Mowhawk, buyers will enjoy the unparalleled attention to detail from quality fixtures, to immaculate professional landscaping. 55+ homebuyers have nine floor plans to choose from ranging in size from 2,420-4,165 square feet, and priced at $352,990 to $444,157. Homes offer 3-5 spacious bedrooms, and up to 4.5 baths layouts with the option to personalize through Goodall Homes design center where buyers have the opportunity to work with a design coordinator to make their house a piece of paradise.

Ranch Style Charm at Southern Springs

Tennessee is home to panoramic views, rich history, and will soon be where 55+ boomers, and retirees make memories. Debuting spring of 2017, Del Webb’s vibrant active adult community of Southern Springs just 35 minutes south of Nashville, will be opening its doors to homebuyers 55 and better. Offering a taste of southern hospitality, with high quality new construction, residents will love coming home to this close knit energetic community.

The Del Webb name is known for designing communities where active adults live better, and dream bigger. Southern Springs features 602 beautiful single family ranch style homes on over 300 acres with open concept floor plans, and outdoor spaces ideal for hosting family, and friends. Homeowners can enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle with more time to participate in all this age-restricted community has to offer from fitness amenities, to the opportunities to get in on the social scene. Take a refreshing swim in the indoor/outdoor pool facilities, work up a sweat in the state of the art fitness center, or gather friends for a game of tennis or bocce ball. An on site lifestyle director helps residents get the most out of their Southern Springs experience. .