Charlotte was recently recognized as a hot spot for millennials, but another group is growing as well, active adult communities! 55+ retirement communities are contributing to the construction boom in the Charlotte area. People are retiring to the Charlotte area to be close to grandchildren, for the climate and accessibility to the mountains and coast.
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All of the communities we are featuring are age-restricted for owners at least 55, and they’re all marketed to “active adults.” These neighborhoods come with many amenities including new clubhouses which feature indoor/outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, walking trails, dozens of social clubs, gyms with fitness programs and so much more. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the newer communities in the Charlotte area below.
Amber Meadows – Pulte Homes – Homes Starting From the Mid $400s
Amber Meadows is located in Marvin, NC and is Pulte Homes’ first 55+ Active Adult community. This new home community features ranch plans, all brick elevations, and fully maintained lawns. They offer access to recreation centers & greenways, are close to medical centers, country clubs, and plenty of shopping and dining venues in nearby shopping centers.
Carolina Orchards – Del Webb – Homes From the Mid $250s – $400s
Carolina Orchards is located just over the Charlotte border in Fort Mill, SC. This community offers leisure activities, a planned state-of-the-art fitness center, hobby and game rooms, indoor and outdoor pools and sporting facilities. You can choose from new ranch-style homes in a maintenance-free setting.
Cresswind Charlotte – Kolter Homes – Homes From the Mid $200s – $500s
Cresswind Charlotte is located conveniently off of I-485 in Charlotte towards Matthews/Mint Hill. The neighborhood is set on more than 370 acres of picturesque woodlands with miles of walking trails. The clubhouse will include a full-time activities director and fitness center, resort-style amenities, including outdoor and indoor pools, tennis, pickleball, bocce ball and event lawn.
Regency at Palisades – Toll Brothers – Homes From the Low $300s – $450s
Regency at Palisades is located in close proximity to beautiful Lake Wylie. Choose from a range of floor plans from 1,794 to more than 4,000 square feet that reflect a modern lifestyle. These home designs include open-concept plans, and feature first-floor master bedroom suites. The amenities are also extraordinary and include a new, exclusive clubhouse – open to Regency at Palisades homeowners only. It boasts a year-round indoor lap pool, a large hot tub/spa, vaulted event room, full chef’s kitchen, private tavern area, billiard and game room, fully apportioned fitness center and more.
Trilogy Lake Norman – Shea Homes – Homes from the Mid $200s – $400s
Trilogy Lake Norman is a new community which is located just a few miles from I-77 and Lake Norman. Home sizes range from 1345 to 2917 square feet. The Twin Hills Club is the center of the community featuring 30,000 sq feet of amenities including the grand living room – a place where the community connects, and neighbors become friends; the foundry – the signature restaurant, featuring a modern farmhouse look, and forging exceptional food and drinks every day; Crow’s Nest – the sports and game-themed escape, offering poker, pool, billiards, and more; Afturburn – a sleek and comfortable environment with world-renowned TechnoGym® equipment, Fitness on Demand, personal trainers, a resort pool, and so much more!
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