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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

Resort Living

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

Low Maintenance Community Stafford VA | Embrey Mill | Active Adult
FEATURED

Cascades at Embrey Mill

Stafford, VA
New Homes from $400K - $500K+

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

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Birchwood at Brambleton

Brambleton, VA

OVERVIEW

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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Master Planned Community New Kent VA | Groves at New Kent

Groves at New Kent

New Kent, VA
Main-Level Living Homes from the Mid $200K - Upper $300K

Welcome to Groves at New Kent master-planned community! If you’ve been dreaming of effortless living with a first-floor owner’s suite, low-maintenance lifestyle, and million-dollar amenities, you’ll be excited to hear that Groves at New Kent offers just that and more!

With three different lines of homes to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect fit. Townhomes from the mid $200s, ranch homes from the low $300s, and estate homes from the upper $300s.

Being a part of this community also offers a ton of perks. With an expansive amenity package, you will never run out of things to do and ways to stay active. Featuring a clubhouse, zero-entry pool, pickleball and bocce ball courts, walking trails and so much more!

The Groves at New Kent is the prime of location. Located just one mile to I-64, making it an easy drive to and from both Richmond and Williamsburg. You’ll also be happy to know there’s plenty of local dining and everyday conveniences close by. The new VCU Emergency Health Center is even centrally located to the community, as well as endless recreational activities.

Stop the search for a new home! Take the first step to buying at the Groves at New Kent.

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