Best Master Planned Communities in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, known for its rich history, diverse landscapes, and vibrant cities, offers an ideal location for those seeking a master planned community. Whether you’re looking for an active retirement lifestyle, family-friendly amenities, or a tranquil setting, Pennsylvania has a community that fits your needs. Explore our curated list of the best master planned communities in Pennsylvania and find your perfect place to call home.

Why Choose a Master Planned Community in Pennsylvania?

Diverse Landscapes

From the rolling hills of the Appalachian Mountains to the scenic views of the Poconos, Pennsylvania offers a variety of natural beauty. Each region provides unique opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and fishing.

Favorable Climate

Pennsylvania enjoys four distinct seasons, making it perfect for those who appreciate seasonal changes. Enjoy blooming flowers in the spring, warm summers, colorful autumns, and snowy winters.

Proximity to Major Cities

Living in Pennsylvania means you are within reach of major metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Harrisburg. This proximity provides access to world-class cultural, educational, and healthcare facilities.

Rich Cultural Heritage

Pennsylvania is steeped in American history, from the Liberty Bell to Gettysburg. Residents can explore historic sites, museums, and cultural festivals that celebrate the state’s diverse heritage.

Outdoor Recreation

Pennsylvania offers countless opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and golfing. The state’s diverse terrain provides endless possibilities for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Benefits of Living in a Master Planned Community

Master planned communities are designed to provide convenience, comfort, and luxury. These communities often feature a range of amenities such as golf courses, clubhouses, fitness centers, swimming pools, and walking trails. Residents enjoy a lifestyle that promotes social interaction, physical activity, and relaxation. Additionally, master planned communities offer a sense of security with gated entrances and on-site management, ensuring a safe and well-maintained environment.

Enhanced Social Life

Living in a master planned community fosters a strong sense of community. With organized events, clubs, and activities, residents have ample opportunities to make new friends and engage in shared interests.

Convenient Amenities

Everything you need is just a short walk or drive away. From shopping centers and restaurants to healthcare facilities and schools, master planned communities are designed to provide easy access to essential services and recreational activities.

Quality of Life

The combination of beautiful landscapes, well-maintained facilities, and a vibrant community atmosphere contributes to a high quality of life. Whether you enjoy outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or simply relaxing at home, these communities offer the perfect setting for a fulfilling lifestyle.

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Crossings at Sweetbriar

Lebanon, PA
Homes from 350K

Retirees and other active adults who want a relaxing lifestyle in a perfect location are discovering Pennsylvania’s Crossings at Sweetbriar.

Developed by Landmark Homes, the regional leader in creating upscale age-55+ communities like The Crossings at Sweetbriar, residents have a choice of both one- and two-story designs with open floor plans. Customizable options and special features make each residence unique, and the area’s low cost of living and property taxes add to the value of every home.

The Crossings at Sweetbriar residents have their own private community clubhouse for meetings and special events, plus walking and biking trails through more than 20 acres of preserved open space. But Sweetbriar’s most desirable amenity maybe its tranquil location in the rolling farmlands of central Pennsylvania. Historic sites and seasonal farmer’s market make every day trip an adventure. The nearby town of Lebanon features fine and casual dining restaurants, retail stores, antique shops, and cultural centers like the Gretna Theatre. The Iron Valley Golf Course tops the list of local outdoor-recreation venues, while the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital and the Lebanon VA Medical Center offer top-rated health care services. Just a short drive to the southwest is the state capital of Harrisburg, the regional center of commerce and culture.

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Home Towne Square | Retirement Community Living | Ephrata Pensylvania

Home Towne Square

Ephrata, PA
Homes from $400K

Home Towne Square is an age-55+ community for retirees and active adults who want a relaxing lifestyle in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

Landmark Homes has designed Home Towne Square as a classic village-style neighborhood where neighbors can quickly become friends. The unique “Arts & Crafts-style” new homes include one- and two-story designs. They feature open floor plans, wide front porches, and warm exterior colors that blend right in with the low-maintenance lifestyle.

The Home Towne Square clubhouse is where residents can gather around the pool or for activities organized by a growing number of community social clubs. And throughout the property are walking trails where folks can get together for plenty of fresh-air exercises.

In addition to the low cost of living in the area, Home Towne Square’s location in Lancaster County is perfect for those who want a quiet rural address that’s still near family and friends. The welcoming town of Ephrata has grocery markets, shops, and services for your everyday needs. At the same time, the entire area offers a variety of farm-to-table restaurants and seasonal street fairs, music concerts, and community festivals. The city of Philadelphia is just a short drive away for major cultural attractions, sporting events, and world-class health care services.

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Cortland Park | 55+ Retirement Living | Active Adult Community

Cortland Park

Mechanicsburg, PA
Single Family Homes and Townhomes from the upper $300K

Cortland Park is an age-55+ community in the Pennsylvania countryside designed for retirees and active adults who want to get the most out of life.

Part of the Winding Hills master-planned community, Cortland Park residents have their own private neighborhood clubhouse with meeting space and lifestyle amenities. All of the other resort-style facilities of Winding Hills are also available to Cortland Park homeowners, including the community clubhouse with saltwater pool, fitness center, parks and 120 acres of open space with hiking and biking trails in the natural woodlands.

Developed by industry leader Landmark Homes, Cortland Park residences offer maintenance-free designs that fit right in with the active-adult lifestyle. Most of the single-family homes and townhomes at Cortland Park are single-level floor plans with two or three bedrooms, two full baths and two-car garages. Also available are spacious two-story townhomes with nearly 2,400 square feet of living space.

Located in the friendly town of Mechanicsburg, Cortland Park residents are just a short drive away from Cumberland County’s best restaurants and shopping centers. In addition, the nearby Liberty Forge Golf Course welcomes Cortland Park players and the Penn State Health-Holy Spirit Medical Center offers a variety of primary care and specialty services.

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Amblebrook at Gettysburg

Gettysburg, PA
Single Family and Villa Homes from $300K

Amblebrook at Gettysburg is an amenity-filled master-planned community for 55+ active adults that embraces the rich history and abundance of its beautiful Southern Pennsylvania setting. Built from the ground up to foster more everyday joy, Amblebrook is designed to nurture deeper connections to friends, family and the great outdoors. The stunning Rock Creek Clubhouse and Fitness Center serve up near endless opportunities to explore untapped interests and well-honed skills. And a vast array of social clubs and activities mean the sky is the limit when it comes to pursuing passions and personal exploration. Award-winning homebuilders Caruso Homes, DRB-Elevate Homes, DR Horton, Ward Homes and Lennar offer a wide variety of two- and three-bedroom layouts to suit your lifestyle, starting from the mid $300,000’s

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Winding Creek

Palmyra, PA

Winding Creek is a new age-55+ lifestyle community for retirees and active adults in the south central Pennsylvania countryside.

Bordered by Killinger Creek and surrounded by quiet farmlands, Winding Creek residents enjoy life in a serene settings that’s still convenient to family, friends and business associates in New York, Philadelphia and New Jersey. The nearby town of Palmyra has grocery markets, pharmacies, restaurants and shops for your everyday needs, while all of the popular attractions in the Hershey area are just a short drive away. Top-quality health care services are available at the Penn State Health Milton Hershey Medical Center.

Developed by Landmark Homes, the regional leader in building communities for the active-adult lifestyle, Winding Creek residences are available in a variety low-maintenance designs. Open floor plans with customizable details and energy-saving appliances are among the features that make every Winding Creek home distinctive. Amenities include a private community clubhouse for interest club meetings and special events, plus a pool, tennis courts and walking/biking trails that make every day an adventure in healthy living.

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