Guide to 55+ Communities in Virginia
Guide to 55+ Communities in Virginia
Retirees and seniors who prefer an active lifestyle may want to consider 55+ communities. With resort amenities such as golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools and social clubs, the biggest problem residents may face is fitting all this fun into the daily schedule. These communities are a great place to make new friends who share your desire to be active and social in retirement
Residents of 55+ living communities enjoy a resort lifestyle every day. Clubhouses with spa and fitness facilities are available for daily use. Onsite restaurants and bars give residents a night on the town without having to leave their neighborhood.
Houses within these communities provide a mix of comfort and luxury. Generally, these single-family homes can be updated and customized. Newly constructed houses are outfitted with energy-efficient appliances. In some communities, landscaping and lawn care are also included in HOA dues so residents don’t have to spend hours trimming the lawn and shrubs.
Common areas within the neighborhood are also maintained. Residents will find manicured lawns, clean clubhouses, and trimmed pathways.
Safety and Privacy
Entry gates allow only residents and their guests into the neighborhood. There may also be extra security systems or patrolling units that make sure streets are safe.
Active Social Calendars
Holiday parties, themed dinners, golf tournaments, and tennis mixers are just a few events that are often on the calendar. Clubs for special interests, such as gardening and woodworking, are available so like-minded residents can gather and share their love for their hobbies.
Sample Communities to Discover
South Harbor Towns
Welcome to South Harbor Towns by Ryan Homes – Our newest 55+ community in the Isle of Wight, from the low $300s. We are now scheduling private model tours; visit our website to schedule yours today! Join the VIP list to schedule yours today!
Ideal for the active adult lifestyle, South Harbor Towns is loaded with amenities. Here's just a handful of amenities that are coming to the community:
- Clubhouse with Indoor & Outdoor Entertaining Areas & Fireplace
- Resort-style Heated Lap Pool with Waterfall & Fire Features
- Water Aerobics & Water Volleyball Areas
- Outdoor Hot Tub & Resort-like Cabanas
- Miles of Nature Trails & Sidewalks
- Two Lighted Pickleball Courts, Bocce Ball, Putting Green & Shuffleboard
- Grandkid's Playground & Dog Park
- Year-Round Activities & Events
- Golf Cart Friendly with Reserved Golf Cart Parking at the Clubhouse
The homes will feature first-floor owner's suites, chef-inspired kitchens, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2-car garages, optional covered porches, and flex space options. Plus, one of the best features…it's a maintenance-provided community, meaning we'll handle all the lawn maintenance, landscaping, and upkeep so you don't have to!
This community is located near the historic town of Smithfield, with local shopping, restaurants, military bases, and more! We can’t wait to share more with you! Our team is here to help make this big step an easy one. Visit our website to schedule a private model tour and learn more.
Cascades at Embrey Mill
Introducing the Cascades at Embrey Mill in North Stafford, Virginia. With a carefree, low-maintenance lifestyle and abundant amenities, this exclusive Active Adult section blossoms in the region’s most exciting community. Strolling on our miles of trails. Playing with Spot in the dog park. Swimming in one of our pools. Dining at our Bistro & Cafe. Picking fresh vegetables and herbs from our community garden. Enjoying how quickly neighbors turn into friends, and your community becomes the family outside your family. Our vibrant community spirit is really what makes living at Embrey Mill so special.
Additional Amenities Include:
• Exclusive 55+ clubhouse and amenities
• Embrey House clubhouse with pool, The Grounds Bistro & Cafe, and fitness center
• Knight Meeting House clubhouse with pool
• 285 acres of open spaces
• 15+ parks and playgrounds
• 10 miles of hiking/biking trails
• Dog parks
• Community garden
• Easy access to I-95, Quantico, and the entire Washington, D.C. metro area
Birchwood at Brambleton
Sophisticated, brimming with action, and surrounded in tranquility, Birchwood at Brambleton lets 55+ active adults rekindle their youthful spark.
Located near the cultural metropolis of D.C., Dulles Airport, and the upscale offerings in the award-winning community of Brambleton, this Loudoun County community says Life Refreshes at 55. Empty nesters, entertaining mavens, and everyone in between will find the perfect home to suit their lifestyle.
ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY
The best of Birchwood at Brambleton is the amazing 20,000-square-foot Clubhouse- the center of attention. From yoga classes, and game nights, to hanging out at the sports bar or at the indoor/outdoor pools, homeowners will be met by unbeatable views, stunning interior design, and even better times ahead. There’s pickleball and bocce too. Whether they’re packing a picnic, exploring wooded trails, or relaxing on the dock at Stream Valley Trail Park, the natural beauty surrounding Birchwood at Brambleton will remind residents there’s no better time than the present to start writing the next chapter.
Choose from award-winning builders like Van Metre, Miller and Smith and Knutson, who are all busy putting the finishing touches on new single-family homes, townhomes, and condominium designs.
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