Premium 55+ Communities in California

California isn't just about its iconic landmarks like the Hollywood sign and the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Beyond these, the state offers luxurious retirement communities nestled amidst varied landscapes, world-class amenities, and a lifestyle that speaks of leisure, luxury, and vibrant living.

Why California for Active Adult Communities?

The blend of California's scenic beauty, diverse culture, and pleasant climate makes it a top choice for retirees. Here's why the Golden State is the perfect backdrop for your active adult lifestyle:

Varied Landscape

From the lofty heights of Mt. Whitney to the depths of Death Valley, California's varied landscapes promise an ever-changing view outside your window. Whether you're hiking through Yosemite National Park, surfing along the Pacific coast, or enjoying a relaxing day on the beach, California offers endless adventures.

Exquisite Wine Experiences

Relish in the tastes of California with its world-class wines. Journey along the Silverado Trail in Napa Valley and indulge in a rich tapestry of flavors, from big-bodied reds to delicate sparkling wines.

Favorable Climate

Warm, dry summers and mild winters make California an attractive destination year-round. Enjoy the seasonal transitions in the higher altitudes or the pleasant coastal temperatures, ensuring comfort in your golden years.

High Quality Living

With top-notch healthcare options, untaxed Social Security benefits, and vibrant cities rich in history, California offers a blend of nature, culture, and modern amenities that's hard to beat.

Defining Active Adult Communities

Designed for the 55+ age group, active adult communities in California cater to those who wish to immerse in a lifestyle that's both engaging and rewarding. With an emphasis on activities, socialization, and tailored services, these communities are the epitome of luxurious retirement.

Features of Active Adult Communities

  • Vibrant Lifestyle: Dive into a plethora of activities from yoga sessions, water aerobics, game nights, and much more.
  • Close Community Bond: Forge deep connections with like-minded peers over shared interests and gatherings.
  • Ease and Comfort: Accessible designs, wheelchair-friendly spaces, and optimum lighting ensure you experience utmost comfort.
  • Serenity and Privacy: Retreat from the urban hustle and relish the calm and peace these communities provide.

Embark on Your Californian Retirement Adventure

Explore and Choose Your Ideal Community

Begin your journey of active retirement by exploring the myriad of 55+ communities dotting California. Use our comprehensive list and filter by location, activities, or amenities to find your perfect Californian abode.

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Carmel Ranch

Oakdale, CA
Homes from Mid $600K

Carmel Ranch is a beautiful gated new home community in Oakdale, CA. These new homes have 3 single story and two 2-story home designs with up to 5 beds, 3 baths and 2,752 sq. ft. of living space. If you are looking for multi-generational living 2 of our home designs offer our Extra Suite or our Extra Suite Plus. Each home is offered in one of our new interior design Looks Collections: Loft, Farmhouse, Classic or Elements for on-trend style in your new home. Come experience stunning interiors and sophisticated living all at an incredible value. Homeowners will enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle with easy access to a charming downtown, Oakdale Golf & Country Club across the street and many other outdoor recreation in the area. Know as the “Cowboy Capital of the World” Oakdale has a lot to offer.
Offered By: K. Hovnanian Homes Northern California, Inc.

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K. Hovnanian's Four Seasons at Homestead | New Homes in Dixon CA

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Homestead

Dixon, CA
Homes coming soon.

Welcome to K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Homestead, a new active adult 55+ community with new single-family homes for sale in Dixon, California. Enjoy a gated, resort-style community with world-class amenities that offer active adults a well-deserved lifestyle of relaxation & recreation. Residents can experience world-class amenities and low-maintenance living year-round. The community’s amenities include a clubhouse with a luxurious swimming pool, an indoor fitness center, a billiards and cards room, outdoor stage, dog park, fire pit and more. There are also plenty of ways to stay active outdoors with walking trails, pickleball courts and bocce courts.

Located in beautiful Solano County, this 55 and over community is in an ideal location with easy access to major roadways like I-80, shopping, dining, and more. Soak in the small-town charm of Dixon, formerly an outpost during California’s Gold Rush. For a day trip or weekend getaway, enjoy the short commute to nearby Napa, Tahoe, Sacramento or the Bay Area.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at The Ranch

Rancho Cordova, CA
Pricing Coming Soon!

Wake up in paradise at K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at The Ranch, an active 55+ community of new construction homes in Rancho Cordova, CA. Look forward to low-maintenance living at its finest at this resort-style community where every day feels like you’re on vacation. With a selection of 14 beautiful floorplans, ease into a single-story home designed with you in mind. Choose from up to 3 beds, 3.5 baths, 2-car garages, and up to 2,925 sq. ft. of space to kick back and relax.

Enjoy world-class amenities right at your fingertips – get your heart pumping over a friendly game of pickleball, bocce ball, or swimming laps at the indoor or outdoor pool. You’ll love chatting with neighbors at our clubhouse, which offers more than 29,000 sq. ft. of activities and entertainment, including a lounge, billiards and cards room, fire pit, stocked kitchen, and more.

Explore the beauty of Northern California with easy access to commuter routes and plenty of outdoor recreation. Nestled in a historic gold rush town just outside of Sacramento, there’s plenty of attractions just a drive away for you to enjoy. Find breathtaking views of wine country, catch some rays on a hike, or practice your backswing on a golf course. Come make K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at The Ranch your new home sweet home today.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Terra Lago

Indio, CA
Homes: $267,990 - $345,990

K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Terra Lago in Indio, CA is an active lifestyle gated community for those 55 and better. Residents here enjoy the centerpiece of the community, The Lodge, a spectacular recreation facility that offers activities, events and fun gathering spaces. Indoors you’ll find a grand ballroom, library, craft room, game room, yoga studio, hair salon, fitness center, computer room, bistro, lounge and even an indoor pool. Outdoors enjoy the firepit, resort-style pool and spa, bocce, horseshoes and a putting green.

The Lodge offers many classes and activities so you can enjoy your favorite hobbies and even discover new talents. With a world of amenities and like-minded residents, at K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Terra Lago your residents will become dear friends. Homes range from 1,559 square feet up to 2,747 square feet and focus on open designs that create a flow between indoor and outdoor living. Convenient spaces throughout provide ample storage and help you keep your home neat and organized. Surrounding by gorgeous mountains, there are beautiful views all around and some homesites even border the golf course next door allowing private golf course views.

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The Retreats

Rancho Murieta, CA
Homes from the $800's

The Retreats is a gated community offering single-family new homes for sale in Rancho Murieta, CA. Choose from 4 unique single story floorplans on spacious homesites. Home sizes range from 2,292 sf up to 3,077 sf with up to 5 bedrooms and an option for our Extra Suite Plus for multigenerational living. Enjoy living within the privately gated golf course community of Rancho Murieta Country Club. Residents can enjoy evening strolls on the community walking paths and nature trails around the lakes or just a visit to the Murieta Equestrian Center. Rancho Murieta is conveniently located just 25 miles from Sacramento.
Offered By: K. Hovnanian Homes Northern California, Inc.

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Gated Community San Francisco CA | Luminescence at Liberty

Luminescence at Liberty 55+

Rio Vista, CA
Homes from the upper $300K to upper $400K

Luminescence at Liberty

Luminescence at Liberty is DeNova Homes’ newest 55+ active adult gated community in Rio Vista, California. Ideally located near San Francisco, this community offers luxurious living with a range of amenities designed for an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for a serene place to retire or an exciting new chapter, Luminescence at Liberty has everything you need.

Why Choose Luminescence at Liberty?

Prime Location:

Nestled in the charming town of Rio Vista, Luminescence at Liberty offers the perfect balance of tranquility and convenience. With easy access to San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, you can enjoy all the cultural, dining, and entertainment options of the city while retreating to your peaceful community.

Luxurious Homes:

Luminescence at Liberty features 163 single-story homes and 74 duets. The single-family homes offer three-floor plans ranging from 1,302 to 1,569 square feet, with two bedrooms, two baths, two-car garages, and covered patios. The duets feature a 1,160 square feet floor plan with two bedrooms, two baths, a one-car garage, and outdoor patios. Each home is designed with open floor plans and flexible spaces to suit your needs.

Exceptional Amenities:

This gated community provides a wide array of amenities, including:

  • Great Lawn: Centrally located with tree-lined walkways connecting to the Community Garden and major facilities.
  • Ranch House: Includes the Liberty House Café, multi-purpose spaces, and a large covered patio with fire pits.
  • Events Barn: A secondary area for large-scale events, an art studio, and a business lounge.
  • Sports Facilities: Eight bocce ball courts, two tennis courts, and four pickleball courts.
  • Recreational Areas: Walking trails, a labyrinth, and a dog park for your four-legged friends.

Active Lifestyle and Social Opportunities

Community Activities

At Luminescence at Liberty, staying active and social is effortless. Participate in organized events, classes, and social gatherings at the Ranch House or Events Barn. Whether you enjoy art, fitness, or simply spending time with friends, there are plenty of opportunities to connect and engage.

Outdoor Recreation

The community’s extensive outdoor amenities, including walking trails and sports courts, encourage an active lifestyle. The Great Lawn and Community Garden provide serene spaces to relax and enjoy nature.

Proximity to San Francisco

Urban Conveniences

Living at Luminescence at Liberty means you’re just a short drive from San Francisco’s vibrant city life. Enjoy world-class dining, shopping, cultural attractions, and entertainment without the daily hustle of city living.

Healthcare and Services

Access to top-tier healthcare facilities and essential services is conveniently nearby, ensuring you have everything you need within reach.

Discover Your New Home

For more information about Luminescence at Liberty, including available floor plans and pricing, contact us today. Our team is ready to help you find your perfect home in this premier 55+ community.

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Why wait? Dive deep into the Californian active adult lifestyle. Review the communities listed above, select the ones that resonate with you, and plan your visit. Engage with residents, explore the community's offerings, and immerse yourself in the active, luxurious life awaiting you in the Golden State.

 

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