Master-Planned and Gated Communities in Tax-Friendly States

Some people want to get away from high taxes like they want to get away from snowy, cold winters. Both are valid reasons to start looking for a destination to retire or relocate. Moving to a tax-friendly state can set you up for a better financial situation—and may even have a better climate. You want your hard-earned money to go as far as it can—after all, you’ve worked toward your retirement your whole life. So, when you’re making plans to retire or relocate, you’ll want to think about how your income can fit into your ideal lifestyle.

The Benefits of Choosing a Tax-Friendly State

If you’re making the move from a high-tax state like New York, New Jersey, or Maryland, looking into a tax-friendly state is one of the best things you can do for you, your family, and your wallet. Some of the benefits include:

  • No tax on Social Security income, which can include 401(k)s, IRAs and pensions
  • Additional deductions on other forms of retirement income
  • Low sales, property, estate, inheritance and income tax rates

The goal is to get the most out of your savings and to live at your fullest capacity, and tax-friendly states are a great place to do that. But don’t just move because taxes are low. Consider all the other factors, too. Is it a place you want to live in? Does it have the amenities—dining, shopping, attractions, etc.—that you want in your everyday life? You should also look for other potential taxes that aren’t as nice. While tax-friendly states are generous in most tax areas, some may have drawbacks. For example, a state may have low income tax but a higher sales tax.

A Look at Some Tax-Friendly States

Delaware –  A destination full of gorgeous beaches, rich history, and beautiful scenery, the charm of seaside life is almost enough to make anyone want to move at the drop of a hat. But to sweeten the deal, Delaware is kind to your retirement incomes, offers low property tax, and has no sales tax.

Pennsylvania -  Full of history, an enticing geographical landscape, and a climate that’ll make you want to spend most of your time outdoors, this state is also easy on your wallet. No tax on retirement incomes, a low sales tax, and a lower-than-average cost of living make it an ideal place to retire or relocate.

Florida - If the Sunshine State is your escape from frigid winters, you’ll be pleased to know it’s also tax-friendly. You don’t have to worry about income tax, and your Social Security benefits and 401(k)s are untaxed at state levels.

North Carolina -  Enjoy a bit of southern charm, your choice of a mountain or seaside backdrop, and shorter winters. But that’s not all. Lower taxes and lower cost of living make this state an even more desirable destination.

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Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch, FL
Homes, Townhomes, Villas, Condos: $300K - over $1M

Live the Florida lifestyle you’ve been dreaming of—with 20+ villages, each featuring distinctive homes, amenities, and features, Lakewood Ranch is designed to support every aspect of your life. New homes include townhomes, condos, attached villas, single-family homes and estates, with prices from the $300s to over $1 million.

We set out to build a community that is more than just the homes it’s made up of. Here you’ll find all the shopping, dining, entertainment, education, healthcare, nature, and recreational options you could want to make the most out of every day. And the best part is that it’s all already here. You don’t have to envision it—you can simply start living it.

Our 40% open space plan and mixed-use component work together to provide each village on The Ranch with easy access to parks, trails, and recreational opportunities like three town centers, a sports campus featuring pickleball, Sarasota Polo Club and The Farmers’ Market.

Just beyond our backyard you can enjoy Sarasota’s white sand beaches and arts scene, Tampa’s sports teams, and quick access to four airports.

ideal-LIVING has named Lakewood Ranch Best Health and Fitness Community and Best Golf Community. Lakewood Ranch has also earned the spot as the #1 best-selling community in the U.S. for all ages for five years running.

Come explore Florida’s favorite place to call home. LakewoodRanch.com
What to expect at The Ranch:
• 20+ villages, 1 is 55+
• 3 town centers & 8 neighborhood shopping plazas with Publix Grocery stores
• 150 miles of multi-surface trails
• 10,000+ acres of lakes, parks, and preserves
• 60+ clubs and groups
• Over 200 shops and eateries
• 9 community parks
• 162 holes of golf
• 32 courts for racquet sports
• A-rated schools & higher education campuses
• Sarasota Polo Club
• Farmers’ market
• Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club
• 22 fields at Premier Sports Campus
• Sights and Sounds Performing and Fine Arts Series

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and specials. You won’t know until you go!

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Eco Friendly Community near Fort Myers FL | Babcock Ranch Solar Power

Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, FL

All towns aren’t created equal. In fact, most towns aren’t created at all. They just happen. The decade of careful planning that preceded the first turn of a shovel at Babcock Ranch is just one of the countless ways Babcock Ranch sets itself apart. With a seamless melding of modern technology and timeless hometown charm – all nestled within expansive natural spaces – America’s first solar-powered town provides a whole new way of life.

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Grande Dunes

Myrtle Beach, SC
Homesites from $150K, THs, Villas, Cottage Homes & Single Family Homes from $400K and Home and Land Packages from $600K

Discover Grande Dunes, an expansive 2,200-acre master-planned community providing a distinctive coastal lifestyle to over 1,000 families. Nestled along the scenic Grand Strand, Grande Dunes showcases a diverse array of over 5,000 homes, villas, retail venues, and commercial spaces, spanning from the serene shores of the Atlantic Ocean to the tranquil expanses west of the Intracoastal Waterway, and from Water Tower Road to Grissom Parkway.

Enriching the Grande Dunes experience are a plethora of exclusive club amenities, both private and public. Indulge in leisure at The Members Club and its pristine golf course, or enjoy rounds of golf at the public resort course. Relax at the Ocean Club and its inviting pool complex overlooking the Atlantic, or perfect your serve at the Grande Dunes Tennis Center. Nearby, the Claire Chapin Epps Family YMCA offers additional recreational opportunities. On the shimmering waters of the Intracoastal Waterway, the Marina at Grande Dunes boasts 126 slips and the beloved Anchor Cafe. Plus, be sure to explore the award-winning 18-hole golf course nestled within the community.

Grande Dunes presents an eclectic mix of living options, including villas, townhomes, and luxurious residences, catering to diverse preferences. Discover distinctive neighborhoods like the Mediterranean-inspired Grande Dunes Golf Village, the vibrant Marina Village, and the active adult community of Del Webb. Waterway homesites, along with various villas and townhomes, offer additional choices, while the charming Ocean Village showcases Lowcountry-style residences crafted by esteemed builders.

Situated in the heart of the Myrtle Beach area, Grande Dunes embodies the essence of coastal living amidst a backdrop of over 100 golf courses, upscale shopping destinations, and vibrant entertainment venues. Embark on your journey with us today by requesting more information.

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Active Adult Retirement Grantham NH | Eastman Community Association

Eastman Community Association

Grantham, NH
Homes, Condos: $135K - $1.5M Lots: $5K - $89K

Eastman Community Association – Four Seasons Paradise

The Eastman Community Association in Grantham, NH is an ideal active-adult and retirement destination. It’s also the perfect place to raise a family. Eastman is a sustainable, intergenerational community in the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire.

Ultimately, Eastman is a nature-lover’s haven. Tucked away in the pristine woodlands of New Hampshire’s Upper Connecticut River Valley, the Eastman Community Association encourages an active and connected lifestyle. Residents move to the rhythm of four distinct seasons. And, outdoor adventure is a central theme.

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Eastman is centrally located, but just remote enough. It’s conveniently two hours north of Boston and three hours from Hartford. And, Lake Sunapee, New London, and Lebanon are just minutes away. As a result, residents have ample access to urban amenities. Cultural venues, medical facilities, as well as educational opportunities are all within reach.

New Hampshire’s Grantham Mountain offers a picturesque backdrop to Eastman’s 345-acre lake, and ample hiking trails. So, be sure to pack your boots!

Looking for more? Try 37 miles of cross country trails starting at the Eastman Cross Country Center. In summer, head to one of six beaches, kayak and canoe launches, or to the pool and fitness center year round. Eastman also boasts an 18-hole golf course, har-tru tennis courts and an award-winning restaurant as well.

Condos are available from $125,000 to $270,000. Eastman’s single-family homes range from $130,000 to $1.5 million. (Prices are subject to change.)

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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 and biking 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.

Request more information below for all the details about the good life in Pennsylvania Dutch Country at Home Towne Square.

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Active Adult Community Westlake FL | Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake

Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake

Westlake, FL
Homes from the $400s to $700s

Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake is a 55+ community for active adults and retirees who want to enjoy a healthy lifestyle in one of Florida’s most prestigious locations.

Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake by Kolter Homes offers a variety of ranch- style floorplans designed specifically for active adults ranging from 2- up to 5- Bedrooms and more than 4,000 total square feet of living space. Kolter Homes’ Built Around You approach provides hundreds of structural and design personalization options to create your ideal home, including flex spaces and 2nd- floor bonus rooms.

The amenities at Cresswind Palm Beach are designed to promote an active lifestyle for better all-around health. Outdoor facilities include a resort-style pool with sundeck, a resistance pool and spa and sports courts for pickleball, tennis and bocce ball. Wide walkways for sunny strolls include stops at two community dog parks and the event lawn. Inside the private clubhouse, you’ll find a complete fitness center with cardio-workout equipment and yoga classes, an art studio and a full-time Lifestyle Director who organizes social activities and interest clubs that strengthen community connections.

Located between Wellington and Palm Beach Gardens, Cresswind Palm Beach residents have easy access to the Westlake Adventure Park, as well as local markets, restaurants and medical clinics. Beautiful Florida beaches, nature preserves, state parks and championship golf courses are all nearby, along with the popular cultural attractions and upscale shops of West Palm Beach.

Requesting more information below is your first step towards enjoying the sunny Florida lifestyle offered by Cresswind Palm Beach at Westlake.

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Homes For Sale Beaufort SC | Coosaw Point | Lowcountry Living

Coosaw Point

Beaufort, SC

Enjoy the Lowcountry lifestyle in this 400 acre community along the Coosaw River on beautiful Lady’s Island in South Carolina. Fall in love! Settle into your very own home by the River. Feel the breeze, breathe in the ocean air, slow down time and know you’re home at Coosaw Point.

Beafort, SC was recently featured in The New York Times and named “Best Small Southern Town”, as well as “Top 25 Small City Arts Destination” and “Top 50 Adventure Town”. Beaufort has charm and intrigue all wrapped up in one package.

Home and homesties are available. The homes in Coosaw Point have been designed to reflect the historic architecture in cities such as Beaufort, SC, Charleston and Savannah. Distinctive details and open floor plans make these homes ideal for families.

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Lakefront Homes McCormick SC | Savannah Lakes Village Community

Savannah Lakes Village

McCormick, SC
Homes: $200s to $900K plus, Lots from $20K - $300K

Savannah Lakes Village is on the 71,000-acre freshwater Lake Thurmond in McCormick, South Carolina with 1,200 miles of shoreline. The community boasts two championship lakefront golf courses with restaurants and pro shops, fiber-optic Internet to each homesite, a 23,000 square foot recreation center with 6 lighted tennis courts (4 HarTru and 2 hard surface), pickleball, bowling alley, indoor & outdoor pools, sauna, fitness room, private card rooms, library, 50+ social clubs, yoga studio, Rod & Gun Club, and so much more. This is active retirement in its truest form…

We are a short 45-minute drive to Augusta and a 2-hour drive from Atlanta. The community abuts three state parks and offers 100+ miles of hiking and biking trails. With no initiation fees or monthly minimums, low property taxes, and no special assessments, you can live an unexpectedly affordable luxury lifestyle.

Our preferred builders offer many custom home plans and lot-home packages to choose from at whatever price point and product type you may desire.

Come stay and play at Savannah Lakes Village. 2 nights for $199. Visit SavannahLakesVillage.com or call 864-391-5259 to book your tour.

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Hagood Homes Inc.

Wilmington, NC
Homes & Home lot packages $350K - $900K

Hagood Homes’ focus is to create with care & integrity a superior living environment for our customers. We call it Live Better Design. Whether it be a custom design or a neighborhood plan, we design our homes in-house so that Hagood Homes is a part of the process from the start. Homeowners benefit from our constant attention to details, energy efficiency and personalized design services.

As one of the leading home builders in the coastal Carolinas, we know what today’s buyers want, and we can help bring your vision to life. We’ve been building custom homes throughout the Carolinas for more than 20 years. Our proven process and numerous customer testimonials are testaments to what buyers can expect in a custom Hagood home. If you’d like to learn more about our custom home building services or discuss modifying an existing plan, we’d love to connect!

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Wendell Falls

Wendell, NC
New Homes from $350K - $900K+

Wendell Falls is where small-town community meets big-city urbanity. With a fresh mix of homes, conveniences and exciting amenities in one amazing location, just 15 miles from downtown Raleigh. It’s where you’ll find new ways to live and work, learn and play… along with a little bit of the unexpected along the way. Here, homes and townhomes by Brookfield Residential, Garman Homes, Homes by Dickerson, McNeill Burbank and David Weekley offer a variety of options for every age and stage in life — including a neighborhood exclusively for those 55+. And beyond places to live, there are spaces to enjoy life, too. Like 10+ miles of trails. Two refreshing pools. And the Farmhouse Cafe, where you can grab a smoothie or salad or sandwich (with a side of beer). There’s also Treelight Square, a town center with more ways to spend your days (and nights), including shops, restaurants, services and a Publix. And soon, the Collective will join it — bringing another destination for shopping, working, eating, drinking and gathering. All right in the neighborhood. It’s Creatively. Crafted. Community. And 11 models are open for you to tour daily. See you soon.

Additional Amenities Include:

• A vibrant all-ages community, including a neighborhood just for residents 55+ now open!
• Zero-entry saltwater pool with lounge area, waterslide and kids’ splash zone
• An onsite community cafe, serving handcrafted food, coffee and more
• Over 10 miles of trails
• Fitpod outdoor workout spaces, with climbing wall, stair workout area and balance station
• Treelight Square, a town center that includes dining, shopping and services
• Multiple parks for gathering, relaxing, playing a game of cornhole or sitting around a firepit
• Wendell Paws, a dog park for your four-legged family members
• A Publix grocery store, recently opened

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Homes near Phoenix AZ | K Hovnanian Community Santanilla

Santanilla

Gilbert, AZ
Home Prices From the Mid $600K.

Enjoy a tranquil lifestyle at Santanilla, a single-family home community in Gilbert, AZ. You and your loved ones will appreciate a spacious house with up to 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and up to 3,982 sq. ft. We also offer an optional 4-car garage for added storage space. You’ll be conveniently close to nearby outdoor recreation and entertainment like pickleball, an aquatic center, Fat Cats entertainment venue, and more.

Designed With You In Mind

· Extra Suite and Extra Suite+ additions allow you to personalize your space for multi-generational living, extended-stay guests, or an au pair

· Every one of our home designs features 4-5 bedrooms, plus a Flex Room which can be used for a home office, gym, playroom, your personal oasis, or whatever else your heart desires

· Our optional 4-car garage allows for extra space, whether it’s for another car, storage, equipment, or a workshop

· Oversized homesites are excellent for outdoor entertaining

Convenient Location

· Grab a bite at one of the many different dining options nearby

· Spend the day at the golf course with friends

· Shop ‘til you drop at San Tan Village

· Hike or bike through San Tan Mountain Regional Park

· Schedule a play date at Mansel Carter Park and Gilbert Regional Park

· Conveniently close to Hunt Hwy, AZ – Loop 202, and Hwy 87

· Plenty of major employers located within proximity

Fun Amenities & Entertainment

· Local parks with sports courts and field (tennis, racquetball, pickleball, baseball, soccer)

· Boutique shops and fine dining options nearby

· Catch a movie at San Tan Village and around Ellsworth Loop

· Horseshoe Park Equestrian Center on Riggs

· Fat Cats entertainment venue

Excellent Education

· Charlotte Patterson Elementary

· Willie & Coy Payne Junior High

· Basha High School offers AP and STEM classes

· ASU’s Polytechnic campus

· Central Arizona College

· Chandler Gilbert Community College

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Tower Hill

Lewes, DE
Homes from the upper $600K

Tower Hill is the latest addition to Lewes, Delaware, a quaint seaside town situated at the mouth of the Delaware Bay. Although Lewes has roots going back to 1631, the newly constructed homes at Tower Hill will surely attract a new generation of townsfolk to the coastal community.

Developed by Carl M. Freeman Companies and built by K. Hovnanian Homes, Tower Hill consists of 292 single family homes, with lots ranging from 1/5 to ¼ acre and homes consisting of two to four bedrooms. Inside, 10-foot ceilings create open living areas, while some floor plans offer the option of screened patios and separate entertainment rooms. But the heart of the homes at Tower Hill are the gourmet kitchens, with granite countertops, stainless steel GE appliances, and a large island with pull up seating.

Of course, Tower Hill includes a community pool, tennis courts, putting green and a 6,000 square foot clubhouse, among other outdoor facilities that you’ve come to expect. But perhaps the biggest draw to Tower Hill is the surrounding community and the impressive selection of beaches at your doorstep.

Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, and Bethany Beach draw visitors from across the Mid-Atlantic region, and Tower Hill is literally minutes away from all three. To avoid tourists, head to the lesser-known Lewes Beach, a true locals spot. When you tire of the sun and sand, enjoy the town of Lewes, which has a busy historic district with boutique shopping, fine dining, art galleries and cafes. You can also explore the delicate ecosystem surrounding Tower Hill by visiting the nearby Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Redden State Forest, or Cape Henlopen State Park.

The Delmarva Peninsula is known for its relaxed pace of life, unique ecosystems, and pleasant towns. Request more information to be part of it all at Tower Hill.

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Osprey Bay

Fort Myers, FL
55+ Homes Starting at $180K
Discover Osprey Bay – a brand new, vibrant 55+ community by the beach opening in Fort Myers in early 2024. Filled with charming cottages, best-in-class amenities, and active programming, here mornings are spent on the Pickleball court and afternoons by the water. And it’s easy living one day to the next.
This is a limited time offer, up to $15K in incentives! Request more information today to learn more information.

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Latitude Margaritaville Watersound

Panama City Beach, FL
Homes starting at the $300s.

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound is located on Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast between Pensacola and Panama City. It is just off of the Scenic Highway 30A corridor that runs along 20 miles of coastline with views of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Latitude Margaritaville Watersound offers a unique living environment with access to the Intracoastal Waterway. This area, with its many small coastal towns, is the embodiment of the relaxed, beachy vibe that is at the heart of the Latitude Margaritaville lifestyle. There also are many outdoor recreational activities, ranging from boating and deep-sea fishing to hiking, biking, golfing and more. A full range of lifestyle components is nearby, including an enticing array of dining, shopping, entertainment, cultural and recreational opportunities as well as service businesses, medical offices, hospitals and more. The community’s initial phase is anticipated to include approximately 3,500 homes. The master-planned community, inspired by the legendary music and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, features four distinct home collections – the Conch Cottage Collection, Caribbean Villas Collection, and the Beach and Island Collections of single-family homes. Floor plans range from 1,210 to 2,568 square feet under air.

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Retire Arkansas

Little Rock, AR

Arkansas is home to diverse cities and communities, each with something unique to discover – from metropolitan areas to rural settings and adventure sports to relaxing retreats.

Nicknamed the Natural State, Arkansas’s dense forests, winding rivers, and dramatic mountain landscapes provide endless exploration opportunities. Kayak on the Buffalo National River, dig for jewels in Crater of Diamonds State Park, or take in the sweeping views at Hawksbill Crag or Whitaker Point.

Tucked in the state’s northwest corner, Fayetteville and Bentonville are home to several annual food, film, and music festivals, plenty of museums, and diverse culinary offerings. Historic sites abound in the state capital of Little Rock, the largest city in the state. Live music is a way of life in Arkansas and can be heard in both Little Rock and the Lower Delta region, especially in Helena-West Helena.

It’s clear to see why Arkansas is an attractive option for those looking to relocate or retire. In addition to its rich culture and picturesque surroundings, Arkansas has the third-lowest cost of living in the United States, but the seventh-highest quality of life. State income tax is 60% lower than the national average, and property taxes are around 0.60%. Additionally, military retirement pay is exempt from state income tax.

Although it’s not always easy figuring out how to move to another state, we can help.

Request your free Arkansas Relocation Guide. This handy guide contains a wealth of information for people considering relocating to or retiring in Arkansas. No matter where you choose to visit or relocate, you’ll find friendly and helpful people everywhere you go.

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Savannah Quarters | Master Planned Community near Savannah GA

Savannah Quarters

Pooler, GA
Homes, Townhomes: $300K - $1M Lots: $125K - $250K

Savannah Quarters is just minutes from historic Savannah – where beautiful homes and outstanding amenities combine with a vibrant club experience to create a unique lifestyle. Graceful, well-groomed landscaping in a beautiful Lowcountry setting creates the perfect sanctuary for residents to build their dream home. There are so many home-styles to choose from, with a selection of single-family homes, paired villas, townhomes, and estate lots.

The Club at Savannah Quarters features an 18-hole Greg Norman Signature Golf Course, a resort-style swimming pool and fitness center, tennis courts, fine dining and gracious Southern service.

The Village at Savannah Quarters features upscale shopping, local cuisine and is anchored by Publix. Enjoy all of the culture, history and the eclectic vibe of downtown Savannah and the beaches of Tybee Island and Hilton Head, and still enjoy the convenience of a community built with a modern, active lifestyle in mind. Savannah Quarters is also conveniently located close to a major airport, healthcare facilities, restaurants and hotels.

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Lake Arrowhead | Mountain Community near Atlanta GA | Golf Community

Lake Arrowhead

Waleska, GA
Single Family Ranch Style Homes from $300K - $500K.

Lake Arrowhead sits on a 540-acre lake surrounded by mountains, pristine wilderness, and championship golf. Enjoy Resort style living that includes a 24 hour manned, guarded entry, a 2-story marina pavilion, sports courts with basketball, fishing pier, 18+ miles of hiking trails, swimming pools, pickleball, tennis, boat rental slips, dry storage, and a Dog Park to name a few. We encourage you to browse our inventory of homes here, our photo gallery here, and our video gallery here. The great part about our location is that we are in close proximity to the State of the Art Northside Cherokee Hospital, have easy access to the interstates, fine dining, shopping and entertainment.  Our county taxes are the lowest in the state for residents 62 and older.

Something For Everyone, Mountain Cottages, Ranch Homes, Golf & Lake Villas, Townhomes

Lake Arrowhead’s Portfolio of Ranch Style Homes are selling in three Neighborhoods.
The Woodlands Ranch Style Homes start in the mid $300’s, Highlands Vista Ranch Style Homes and Golf Villas are starting in the $400’s.

Our Newest 2024 Neighborhood, Red Cloud Cabins offer Mountain Cabins starting in the Mid $300’s.

The newly released neighborhood of Franklin Elm offers Single Family Ranch homes starting from the $400’s.

The three remaining new neighborhoods Waterview townhomes, Marina Parc Villas Phase II and Fort Gibson will be released for sale in 2024.

We invite you to add your name to the VIP List to be among the first to know about exciting releases of new home opportunities this year or call us at 770-720-2700 for a private VIP Tour of the community.

Come visit us at our Sales Center now open until 6 pm!

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Las Palmas | Active 55 Community | Arizona Thesman Community | AZ

Las Palmas

Mesa, AZ

Affordable Active 55+ Resort Living.

It’s easy to see why so many of our residents feel like they’re on vacation all year long. Las Palmas is a world-class resort with year-round activities, luxury amenities and a friendly group of active 55+ adults who enjoy life to the fullest, just like you.

Visit our impressive selection of custom-built homes beginning in the $70’s. Whether you’re looking for the best value in retirement or simply the best place to take life easier, you’ll enjoy the lifestyle at Arizona’s premiere 55+ resort. Las Palmas is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980. Gated with 24 hour security. Visit us today, open daily for tours 8-5.

Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

Virtual Tours now available! Feel free to watch our video playlist below. You can navigate to the next video by simply clicking the button to the right of the “share” icon.

Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

las palmas mesa retirement manufactured communityMesa’s Best!

Las Palmas was voted Best Manufactured home Community 2020 East Valley Tribune!

Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
Briarwood
Las Palmas
Las Palmas Grand
Las Vegas Meadows
Palmas Del Sol
Palmas Del Sol East
Sunrise Village
Village Green

Resort Living Can Be Beautiful and Affordable. Homes from the $30’s.

Step into this active 55+ community in East Mesa and be amazed at how affordable a resort lifestyle can be! You’ll discover friendly people, luxury amenities and newly remodeled homes from the $30’s. Our gated community offers a year-round calendar of social events planned by our Activity Director, a courtesy shuttle bus to get around town, a beautiful clubhouse, heated pool and so much more. Sunrise Village is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Parkland

Parkland, FL
Homes starting from the Upper $600s.

Welcome to K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Parkland, a new active adult 55+ community in South Florida offering 14 unique ranch-style home designs. Enjoy an all-inclusive, resort-at-home lifestyle with access to countless amenities and activities.

Residents can take advantage of the community’s 24,000 sq-ft. clubhouse, fondly known as The Club, which features a state-of-the-art fitness center, multiple rooms for cards, billiards, and ping-pong, and full-size ballroom for events, complete with a catering kitchen.

Located in sunny Parkland, Florida, residents can also enjoy outdoor activities year-round. Take a dip in the tropical beach-entry pool or experience the heated spa. Get a great session of exercise on one of five lighted tennis courts and three pickleball courts. Plus, with a full-time lifestyle director on-site, there are always social events and outings so you can get to know your neighbors and enjoy the fun together. Experience the best of active adult 55+ living together with South Florida’s natural beauty.

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Lowcountry Living Bluffton SC | Oldfield Stanley Martin Homes

Oldfield by Stanley Martin Homes

Bluffton, SC
Single-family homes from the upper $700s

Incredible home designs and luxury amenities amongst a backdrop of natural Lowcountry beauty in Bluffton, SC. Play 18 holes of golf on the private Greg Norman golf course or challenge a friend to a tennis match, take a riding lesson at the equestrian center or a fitness class at the sports club, rent a kayak at the Outfitters Center to head out on the Okatie River, or make a reservation for dinner at one of the onsite restaurants. There is truly something for everyone at Oldfield.

Choose from five single-family home designs, starting from the upper $700s: The Seaside, The Seabury, The Moreland, Riverside, and The Tidalview. Front and rear porches for outdoor living, main level Owner’s Suites, gourmet kitchens, and so much more.

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Liberty Hill Farm

Mount Pleasant, SC
Homes from Mid $700s

K. Hovnanian’s® Liberty Hill Farm is an amenity-filled new home community located in the heart of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. This picturesque community offers an array of gorgeous elevated single- family homes in a highly desirable location.  

Here, residents can easily hop right onto the Isle of Palms Connector a mile from the community to enjoy two of the finest beaches in South Carolina: Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island. Take in more breathtaking local nature at nearby Hamlin Park, Fort Palmetto Park and the upcoming 250-acre Rifle Range Road Park. Enjoy upscale dining and shopping at the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre or conveniently run errands at The Shoppes at Seaside Farms. Incredible shopping, dining and sightseeing await in charming downtown Charleston—just 11 miles away. Young residents of Liberty Hill Farm will enjoy access to top- rated schools. 

Within the community, enjoy resort-style amenities right outside your door including a refreshing free- form pool alongside a shallow children’s area with water features. Gather at the open-air pool pavilion with a screened-in second-floor deck, fire pit or open green space as the kids run around and explore the playground. Take some quiet time to meander along miles of scenic walking trails or in the community gardens and garden pavilion. The luxurious amenities at Liberty Hill Farm are perfect for spending time with family and friends, community events, relaxation and recreation.  

The charming new construction homes in Liberty Hill Farm feature Lowcountry-inspired designs ranging from approximately 2,100 square feet to 3,500 square feet of light-filled living space. Flexible design options offer privacy for home offices or multi-generational living, covered porches for entertaining or enjoying the weather, an optional elevator for convenient access to all floors, and two- to four-car garages for ample storage.

Liberty Hill Farm has cultivated an ideal living experience. Contact a Community Specialist today to schedule a visit and discover the perfect place to call home.

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Sun City Hilton Head

Bluffton, SC
New Homes starting from the low $300K

Welcome to Sun City Hilton Head, one of the top rated 55+ active adult communities in the US! Sun City has so much to offer and a perfect location in beautiful Bluffton, SC with its historic Old Town and pristine May River. It is a short 30 minute drive to the famous Hilton Head beaches and Savannah, GA’s bustling river street. Within the gated community is 3 golf courses and several restaurants. Use your golf cart or bicycle to make your way to the numerous amenities including multiple resort-style pools, 3 fitness centers, performing arts theater, community center, sports complex, pickleball courts, tennis courts, bocce, woodshop, leisure trails, dog park, and much more. Sun City has over 100 chartered clubs and special interest groups to help everyone connect with others. This spectacular community offers a variety of home plans from 1,223 square feet to 3,728 square feet. Come see all the possibilities waiting here for you today at Sun City Hilton Head!

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The Landings on Skidaway Island

Savannah, GA
Homes: $400K - $2M+ and Lots: $150K - $1M+

Welcome to The Landings.
Our vibrant, island lifestyle is made even richer by our proximity to the culture and excitement of Savannah, GA. The best of both worlds? You bet!
All the natural beauty of an island and the modern amenities of a city blended to make one of the most amazing places to live in the entire United States. You’ll always feel connected to the exhilaration of Savannah, while enjoying the privacy and security of having a home inside a gated community – better yet, a gated community on an island!
World-class, resort-style amenities, the feel of a small town and a number of distinct neighborhoods… each detail has been considered in creating a community of incomparable standards. With 40 years of national awards for golf and community excellence, The Landings on Skidaway Island offers a range of real estate opportunities fit for any lifestyle.

Life at The Landings comes with many outdoor opportunities too, including fishing in one of our many lagoons, 30 miles of nature trails, playgrounds, dog parks, not to mention year-round watersports. Set off on an adventure from either of our two full-service, deep-water marinas: Landings Harbor and Delegal Creek Marina. Both offer easy access to the Atlantic, and the Intracoastal Waterway – two ideal locations for enjoying the best maritime experience that the Southeast has to offer.
Here you’ll also find The Landings Club, our private luxury golf club offering 6 Championship golf courses, 4 Clubhouses, 7 Dining options, 31 Har-Tru tennis courts, Pickleball, Bocce, 5 pools, a 50,000 sq ft Wellness Center and much, much more. While you don’t have to join The Landings Club to live in The Landings, becoming a member of The Landings Club takes life at The Landings to a whole new level.

Discover more about The Landings on Skidaway Island by taking advantage of one of our Island Discovery Packages today! Learn more at www.thelandings.com or contact The Landings Welcome Center at 912-598-0500.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks

Bluffton, SC
Homes from the upper $300s

Welcome to K. Hovnanian’s® Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks, a new 55+ active adult community nestled in a tranquil, wooded area of the scenic Lowcountry in Bluffton, South Carolina. Perfectly situated between the beaches of Hilton Head Island and historic Savannah, Georgia, this gated, picturesque community offers an exceptional resort lifestyle filled with natural beauty and an abundance of amenities and activities.

Fifteen stunning single-family home designs feature thoughtfully designed floorplans, luxurious finishes and gorgeous spaces to relax and entertain. Ranging from 2 beds, 2 baths and 1,324 sq. ft. to 3 beds, 3.5 baths and 3,209 sq. ft., you can choose a home that’s perfect for you—whether you’re looking to spread out or downsize.

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks offers endless recreation and a full calendar of activities. The expansive clubhouse serves as the hub of the community, where residents enjoy yoga and Zumba at the fitness center, discover new talents in the arts & crafts room, play billiards with neighbors and perfect their dancing skills in the ballroom.

Outside, residents can take in the breathtaking scenery as they explore walking and biking paths, play tennis, pickleball and bocce, gather at the fire pit, pavilion, screened verandas or grilling areas and lounge or swim laps at the sparkling pool.

K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Carolina Oaks is within 20 miles of pristine Hilton Head Island beaches, championship golf courses, scenic nature preserves, marinas and the historic, vibrant cities of Bluffton and Savannah, Georgia.

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55+ Community in Charlotte NC | Cresswind Wesley Chapel | Active Adult

Cresswind Wesley Chapel

Monroe, NC
Homes from the $400s to $800s

Cresswind Wesley Chapel is the Charlotte Area’s #1 selling active adult community. This gated 55+ community features an array of new ranch-style homes specifically designed for active adults. The community offers from 2- up to 5-Bedroom floorplans with hundreds of available structural and design options to help you build the ideal home to fit your lifestyle and needs. With a full-time Lifestyle Director and a wide range of resort-style amenities, classes and social clubs based around residents’ interests, our award-winning lifestyle program has been designed to help you live better, longer.

The new, resident-only Club Cresswind features amenities such as the Cresswind SmartFIT Training Center powered by EGYM, cardio studio, indoor and outdoor social spaces, art studio, resort-style pool, pickleball courts and more.

The Wesley Chapel area is one of the top-rated suburbs in Greater Charlotte, offering a relaxed, natural feel with a blend of modern conveniences and country charm. Located roughly 40 minutes from Charlotte City Center, Cresswind Wesley Chapel provides its residents with easy access to the Village of Wesley Chapel, Weddington, Waxhaw, SouthPark, Charlotte International Airport, Uptown and the many attractions that consistently rank the Queen City region among the nation’s top retirement destinations.

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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Victory at Verrado

Buckeye, AZ
Homes from the mid $500K

High above the desert floor, overlooking Phoenix, sits K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Victory at Verrado. This luxury 55+ active adult community is fortuitously surrounded by the White Tank Mountains and Skyline Regional Park, allowing residents to be immersed in the raw splendor of the American southwest while living in comfort and style.

Each of the five floor plans offered by K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Victory have a natural flow from indoor to outdoor gathering areas, in addition to high-end finishes and materials used throughout. These spacious layouts include up to three bedrooms and approximately 1,924 to 2,288 square feet of living space.

The community amenities of Victory at Verrado are equally impressive as the homes found within. Luxe pools flanked by lounges and palm trees overlook craggy mountains. All your workout needs are seen to at the 7,000 square foot, state-of-the-art fitness center, and you can recover at the full-service spa. Two Championship golf courses designed by Ryder Cup captain Tom Lehman will provide hours of enjoyment. And for those oenophiles, the Victory Vineyard hosts wine tastings, guest vintner dinners, wine making classes, and an annual Crush party.

With its stunning scenery and endless amenities, Victory at Verrado is the ultimate in refined, active adult living. K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons matches that standard with beautiful, thoughtfully designed houses, ready to become homes.

Sign up today to receive more information on the new offerings with K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Victory at Verrado, and begin your journey to a better way of life.

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Sterling on the Lake

Flowery Branch, GA
New homes from the High $300K - $900K

With luxury and 55+ home options to choose from, there are a variety of home designs to fit your lifestyle.

Enjoying your bliss means doing what you love with those who mean the most. Perhaps it's catching a doubles game of pickleball with friends or a hike along miles of trails.

Sterling on the Lake is a master-planned community with a range of amenities, located 40 miles north of Downtown Atlanta in Flowery Branch, Georgia. Its location offers convenient access to Atlanta's International Airport, shopping and dining, Lake Lanier, and beautiful mountain settings.

Embrace the outdoors with walking and biking trails, play a game of tennis, cast a line in Lake Sterling, or unwind with a picnic at the Village Green. The Lakeside Clubhouse features a veranda with an outdoor fireplace, a movie theater, a caterer's kitchen, a 24-hour fitness center, and two swimming pools. Residents can also participate in community events arranged by the full-time activities director.

With ranch-style, two-story, and luxury homes, there are a variety of home designs to fit your lifestyle. For 55+, Sterling on the Lake has a new active-adult neighborhood, Encore by David Weekley at The Retreat, where you can enjoy the ease of low-maintenance living paired with the excitement of a multi-generation community. Take a morning walk through Sterling on the Lake’s trails or spend the afternoon under the sun at The Retreat’s clubhouse and pool – a neighborhood paradise!

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sarasota luxury homes

Sarasota Luxury Homes

Lakewood Ranch, FL
Condos, Villas, Single Family Homes and Estates from $300K to over $15M.

Top Ten Reasons for… Considering Relocating to the Sarasota Area

Whether you’re considering a relocation because of your career or retirement, allow me to introduce you to a variety of reasons to encourage you to consider the Sarasota and surrounding area for your new residence.

  1. Culture…a world class arts community that enjoys gardens, museums, music, and theatres.
  2. Recreation…from the best beaches to the best golf courses and to many scenic parks…and of course, Spring Training for many of the Major League Baseball Teams, residents have almost limitless opportunities to enjoy.
  3. Diverse Neighborhoods…that provide a variety of options…depending on personal interests like being close to the Gulf Coast, shopping, and restaurants.
  4. Biking, Running and Walking Trails…for example, the Legacy Trail extends from Sarasota all the way to Venice for great biking, running, or hiking.
  5. Top rated schools…both public and private that are ranked nationally.
  6. Shopping Options…whether a shopping mall like University Town Center, St. Armands Circle or unique boutiques shops, residents are able to experience a ton of shopping options throughout the Sarasota area.
  7. Great Restaurants…whatever your appetite, residents have a variety of options…from fine dining to family style restaurants.
  8. Close proximity to domestic and international airports…provide residents many options to travel to and from the Sarasota area.
  9. Top rated Medical Services / Facilities…we enjoy the finest of healthcare facilities and staff throughout the area.
  10. Sunshine State…the best attribute about the Sarasota area is the weather which allows for a vibrant lifestyle…whether enjoying time on the best Gulf Coast beaches, biking, strolling through parks and museums, running on the many miles of trails, golfing on the beautifully manicured golf courses or enjoying some leisure time with family and friends on your Lanai.

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Homes Townhomes in Ave Maria FL | Ave Maria Community | Coastal Life

Ave Maria

Ave Maria, FL
Homes priced $215K - $700K

Ave Maria is an award-winning master-planned community that combines an active lifestyle with the charm and friendliness of a small town in the Gulf Coast region of southwestern Florida. The Collier County community encompasses multiple residential neighborhoods, schools, a town center with shopping and dining, office space, business parks, and recreational amenities located 20 minutes east of Interstate 75 near Naples, Immokalee and Bonita Springs.

One of the best-selling communities in the nation, Ave Maria features a resort-style water park and two expansive community parks with picnic areas, sports fields, playgrounds, tennis, bocce and pickleball courts. Residents also have access to quality K-12 education, 100 miles of nature, hiking and biking paths, a dog park, a fitness center, 2 championship 18-hole golf courses, and much more.

Real estate options within Ave Maria include several family-friendly neighborhoods of homes in a variety of styles- from single-family homes to condominiums, plus the Del Webb Naples 55+ active adult community

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Briarwood Active 55+ Resort near Daytona Beach FL | Coastal Luxury

Briarwood

Port Orange, FL
Homes Sales From $30K Rentals from $895.

Step into this active 55+ community just minutes from the beach in Port Orange, Florida and be amazed at how affordable a resort lifestyle can be! You?ll discover friendly people, luxury amenities and homes for sale and rent. Our community offers a year-round calendar of social events planned by our Activity Director, two beautiful clubhouses, heated pool, lake for fishing, and so much more. Briarwood is among the award-winning family of Thesman Communities proudly offering affordable resort living since 1980.

Management and Sales offices are still open 7 days a week, 8-5. Please contact us for more information.

Virtual Tours now available! Feel free to watch our video playlist below. You can navigate to the next video by simply clicking the button to the right of the “share” icon.

Homes are shown by appointment only and social distancing and hygiene guidelines are strictly adhered to. Safety is our priority.

Also check out our other Thesman Communities:
Briarwood
Las Palmas
Las Palmas Grand
Las Vegas Meadows
Palmas Del Sol
Palmas Del Sol East
Sunrise Village
Village Green

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Community in Florida with a Farm | Agrihood | Arden | Wellington FL

Arden

Palm Beach County, FL
Single Family and Paired Villa Homes from the Low $500's to $1mil+

With a Palm Beach County location and a unique collection of lifestyle extras, retirees and families are finding a premier Florida residential destination at Arden.

Arden’s lakeside clubhouse is home to a state-of-the-art fitness center, meeting spaces for community clubs, a tea and coffee bar, and a multi-tier pool complex with fountains and a splash pad. Nearby is the community dock with ramps for launching kayaks, canoes, and electric-powered fishing boats. Tennis and pickleball courts, playing fields, an event lawn, and 20+ miles of walking and biking trails are among the outdoor recreation offerings. But Arden’s signature amenity is its unique “Agrihood,” a five-acre community garden for growing organic fruits and vegetables, plus a big red barn for community events and family gatherings.

Arden features customizable single-family homes and villas by leading Florida builders like GL Homes, Lennar, and Ryan Homes. All of the Arden neighborhoods have been planned to make a natural connection to healthy living, with contoured green spaces to enhance privacy and a wildlife refuge directly across the boulevard.

Just outside Arden’s gates are convenient grocery markets, retail stores, and restaurants. Resort golf courses and white-sand Atlantic beaches are also nearby, along with all of the first-class medical centers, schools, and cultural amenities that you’d expect in the heart of Palm Beach County.

Request more information about Arden and discover why this one-of-a-kind Florida community may be the perfect fit for your Sunshine State lifestyle.

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Riverlights

Wilmington, NC
Single-family, townhomes and luxury: "$400s- $1M+"

Riverlights is the coastal community where salty air meets southern hospitality. We like to say it feels something like wiggling your toes in the sand with a sangria in hand. Our perfect location makes all the difference – along the Cape Fear River and just five miles from historic Wilmington, rated the most charming beach town on the East Coast with award-winning restaurants and shops.

When you live in Riverlights, your days radiate with the positive energy that happens when you live on the water in the Carolina sunshine. Eat up as the sun goes down at our waterfront restaurant. Venture through the art gallery and local shops at our Marina Village. Kayak on still waters for a sun-soaked day on the river. Walk and bike our trails. Join new friends for sunrise paintings on the boardwalk, front porch happy hours or book clubs that give back to local charities. This all sounds good to us. Hopefully, it sounds good to you.

Our array of single-family, luxury, townhomes, and apartments means something for everyone. So, schedule your personal tour with our community specialists or start your virtual tour here.

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