..some of the finest 55+ communities anywhere
Maryland retirement communities include a variety of terrains: Western Maryland, Southern Maryland, DC Metropolitan area suburbs, Baltimore and Annapolis areas, the Eastern Shore and the Ocean City shore communities.
For the winter months many retired seniors in Maryland become snowbirds and have second homes in Florida as the winters are long and cold. In the summer, the most popular local vacation destination is Ocean City, Maryland (See the Eastern Shore page).
The affluent county of Montgomery County is a suburb of DC and includes Silver Spring, Rockville, Gaithersburg and upscale Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Potomac.
Resale communities in Montgomery County:
Leisure World of Maryland - Silver Spring/Olney:
Address of Leisure World: International Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906 (off Georgia Avenue) 301-598-1044 (Front Gate)
Ingleside at King Farm in Rockville:
Ingleside at King Farm
- Rockville, MD - Active adult continuing care community in Montgomery
County, MD, suburb of Washington, DC. Also, has assisted services. Walk
to shops and restaurants. (verify) Part of award-winning King Farm. Best
way to see this community is to Sign up for a scheduled event or call.
701 King Farm Blvd., Rockville - 240-499-9019
Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg:
Asbury Methodist Village - Gaithersburg - Another large, popular continuing care community with amenities, services and activities. Residences can be homes, villas or apartments (entry fee and monthly fee) for many living options.
Gaithersburg is a popular area of employment centers, residential neighborhoods, and activity in Montgomery County. Government and college and university employment centers are located here.
201 Russell Ave., Rockville - Visit Weekdays Mon-Fri 8:30-5PM or Visit Saturdays at 9-4 at 201 Odendhal Ave. - Sundays and other times: By Appt. - Phone: 301-216-4001
Riderwood in Silver Spring:
Erickson Continuing Care Communities Apartment homes for age 62+. Features include pool, shuttle, guest accommodations, indoor outdoor corridors, many activities and more. Erickson states Riderwood is "sold out" but recommends getting on the wait list.
(Be cautious when purchasing a continuing care apartment and check the finances of the community as large deposits are often required.)
Luxury apartment buildings at Victoria Falls:
The Willows at Victoria Falls in Laurel:
The Willows at Victoria Falls - 55+ luxury apartments in resort atmosphere - Indoor and outdoor salt water pools, tennis, Fitness, walking trails and more. 4 floorplans of 2 bedroom, 2 bath homes. Smoke-free buildings.
14401 Belle Chasse Blvd., Laurel - 301-317-7701
Legacy at Cherry Tree
- Laurel - 2 BR, 2 BA elevator condos were priced from $240's. See builder
for county information as this may be in Howard County. See Baltimore on our site for Howard County homes. Ryan Homes.
8460 Ice Crystal Dr., Laurel - 301-490-4729
Central Parke at Victoria Falls in Laurel. Resort communities by Central Parke. Slenker Communities. Award-winning community of 609 condos, villas and homes. One mile to Laurel-Beltsville Hospital and minutes to rail transportation to DC and Baltimore. 25 minutes to BWI airport. Resort clubhouse and Lifestyle Director.
Belle Chasse Blvd. and Contee Rd., Laurel
Cameron Grove - Upper Marlboro is the county seat of PG County - Resort community of homes (Final phase) - See the luxurious Resort Center - Only one 3 or 4-bedroom single home remains (in the $400's). The cottage homes (attached homes) are sold out. Stavrou Associates.
12919 Fox Bow Dr. - 301-249-5900 - 3 miles off Exit 15-A off I-95 - Now by appointment only
Chestnut Oaks - Fort Washington. For 62+ luxury active adult condos From the $180's - 1 and 2 bedrooms and 2 BR with den. 15 floor plans (verify). Also rentals from $1300's (verify as rents can change) and rent-to-own program - Near the new National Harbor, urban waterfront development in Prince Georges County.
Stacked washer/dryers in units. Elevators. Amenities include sauna, low maintenance lifestyle, spa, game room, beauty salon, exercise room, arts and crafts, business center and more.
1800 Palmer Rd., Fort Washington - 240-766-1676 - not open Sundays
National Harbor The new development of National Harbor is not for over 55 but many baby boomers who are seeking urban energy are taking an interest in exploring this development that has many scenic views of the Potomac River and waterfront shopping and restaurants. Marina.
165 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD - 301-203-4150
Please Note: Even if a community has sold out, we leave it on our website because there are usually resales.
New and Resale Homes in Frederick Area:
Village at Foxfield - Middletown Valley near Frederick - by Admar Custom Homes - Scenic views - golf courses nearby - award-winning one and two-level homes start lower $300's. Currently sold out but new homes coming. Check with builder. Layla Drive 240-490-7566 See our Review.
Colonial Charles villas and homes in Waldorf:
Colonial Charles Villas - Sold out - Waldorf by Ryan Homes - Townhomes with first-floor suite from $260's. - Also, single family homes from $270's.
Ryan took over this development from previous builder and is now building single homes and villas. Ryan also redid the clubhouse.
Low maintenance lifestyle 3-bedroom floor plans with 2-car garage in both singles and villas. Energy star certified. Prices started $240's for villas and $280's for singles. 3226 Shadow Park Lane, Waldorf, MD
Heritage at St Charles by Lennar Sold out - One-level 2, 3 and 4 bedroom spacious single homes with 2-car garage started from low $300's - By Lennar. Also, villa homes now for resale. Commuter train nearby to DC. Low homeowners fees. Clubhouse, tennis, inside pool and more. Charles County. 11171 Commanders Lane, White Plains
See our Review of Heritage St. Charles.
Review of Lennar community in White Plains, MD
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