Washington State Retirement Communities for Ages 55+

Washington State retirement communities, (age-restricted to 55+), are mostly in the western part of the state near Seattle/Puget Sound to the Coast and the northern part near the Cascade Mountains.

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Bremerton

South Hill/Puyallup area

Northern Sound

Mukilteo

Bellingham

Lacey/Olympia area

Central and Eastern

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Manufactured homes communities in Washington State.





Bremerton - West of Seattle

2 Communities by Lakeshore manufactured homes:

Silverdale Estates ClubhouseSilverdale Estates Clubhouse

Silverdale Estates

Kitsap Peninsula - Active resort-style activities:

  • Clubhouse
  • Indoor pool and hot tub
  • Community Calendar
  • Area Amenities
  • Gated

160 Saturn Lane, Bremerton - 360-698-3110 

Silvercreek golf courseSilvercreek golf and clubhouse

Silver Creek Meadows

  • Pitch and Putt Golfcourse
  • Clubhouse
  • RV Storage
  • Silver Creek on property and mature Douglas Fir trees
  • Activities
  • Tennis courts
  • Nature Trails

573 NW Silver Meadow Lane, Bremerton - 360-692-7688

South Hill/Puyallup area  

Shea Homes at Tehaleh 

In Pierce County southeast of Tacoma.   The Coastal Collection starting price is from low $300's for a single home of 2 bedrooms, 2 baths with garage.  Other models are priced up to high mid-$400's.

In Pierce County southeast of Tacoma. The Coastal Collection starting price is from low $300's for a single home of 2 bedrooms, 2 baths with garage. Other models are priced up to high mid-$400's. Tehaleh

Azalea Gardens

In South Hill/Puyallup - Gated active adult community at foot of Cascades Mountains close to Puget Sound.  

Autumnwood at Brooktree

Tacoma - Brooktree area (145th St. E)  - gated 55+ community of single ranch homes from upper $200's.   Many added luxury design features.   See local Realtors for new and resale homes 

Mountain View Estates

Orting - Manufactured homes in a great location, single homes and beautiful views of Mt Rainier - Activities.
836 South Harmon Way - 360-893-3200

Pantera Lago

Kent - By Lakeshore Communities Lots of activity - Clubhouse, pool and more. Pantera Lago


Northern Sound Area  

New - Woodside

Mount Vernon - Start high mid-$200's - By Landed Gentry Homes - Craftsman-style homes - mostly single-level.
4880 E Division St. - 877-769-8070 - Open Wed-Sun from noon

New - Twin Brooks

Mount Vernon by Landed Gentry Homes - Mid-$300's to mid-$500's. Northwest Alpine home designs - some basements - large lots - some homes can accommodate a 3-car garage.  Luxury amenities. Northwest feeling.
502 Twin Brooks Dr., Mount Vernon - Open Wed-Sun from noon  

Big Fir 

Mount Vernon, Washington - North Sound area - By Landed Gentry Homes -  Craftsman style homes - Sold out.

Others in this area by Landed Gentry are: 

Fairway Point 

Oakmont Collection At Fairway Point is for 55+ -  adjacent to Whitbey Golf and Country Club - Started $299,900
3305 SW Fairway Point Dr., Oak Harbour - See local Realtors for resales.
Landed Gentry Homes  Sold out.

Redmond

Cascara at the Villages

Redmond by Quadrant Homes - townhomes with maintained yards, garages start in $200's. Across from Golf Club at Redmond Ridge. Flexible floorplans. Several environmental and energy savings options.   Sold. Cascara at the Villages

Trilogy at Redmond Ridge

By Shea Homes. In Redmond on Seattle's eastside near Bellevue. Less than 40 minutes drive to Seattle. Resales - see local Realtors. 


Mukilteo 

Mukilteo is a small town; it was voted as a "best place to retire to" community in 2011 by Money Magazine; the community is known as a well-kept secret. 25 miles north of Seattle and nearby Whidbey Island.

Harbour Pointe 

Mukilteo - Independent and assisted living amenities - studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes with month/month rent in 4-story building -  coffee shop - activities - near golf and YMCA - Given a perfect score from Washington State Dept. of Social and Health Services.
10200 Harbour Place - Mukilteo
Phone: 425-493-8555

Other similar communities by this developer:

  • In Anacortes - Cap Sante Corte, Fidalgo Island
  • In Mount Vernon - Logan Creek -
    2311 East Division Street Mount Vernon, WA. - 360-428-0222


Bellingham  

Providence Point 

Award-winning adult planned community overlooks nearby Lake Sammamish and the Issaquah Valley. Is located halfway between Seattle and the Cascade Mountains. 

The Crest at Providence Point

Condominiums. These are luxury homes in a low-rise building starting with a one bedroom to a two bedroom with den. See local Realtors for resales. 

Rentals available at Providence Point:

There are also rentals available through the real estate office. Providence Point

Resale Homes in Bellingham

El Dorado 

A top retirement town - Gated community.  Excellent air quality in this area.  360-671-9700 


Lacey/Olympia area  

New Homes in Lacey/Olympia area:

Shea Homes at Jubilee

Lacey - Puget Sound living - large community with golf - sizes ranging from 1250SF to 2500SF. Villas, cottages and estates. Article about Jubilee
Shea Homes at Jubilee

Laurel Oaks 

Another "Lakeshore Communities" in Lacey/Olympia area for manufactured homes. Gated community with clubhouse and near golf. Also RV storage.  Laurel Oaks - Lakeshore Communities

Panorama City 

In Lacey continuing care community for over age 62 - a wide variety of homes and apartments to choose from. Purchase of Life Lease and monthly fee. See community for details. Panorama City


Central areas and Eastern Washington  

Touchmark at Grapetree

by Touchmark - luxury living on 16 acres in Spokane South Hill area. Gorgeous single homes in gated community. Small or large floor plans. Lots of area information on website. 1 hour to Seattle. Their other retirement community in this area is Waterford at South Hill.  Touchmark at Grapetree


Resale in Spokane

Saddle Ridge Estates 

Spokane - Ideally located for active retired lifestyle in peaceful pastoral setting. Gated near 4 ski resorts, golf, fishing, hiking and horse stables. 150 lakes within 2 hours. 509-326-1311 

Washington State Retirement Communities in Yakima:

New in Yakima

Quail Run 

Yakima by Lakeshore Communities in South Central part of Washington. Manufactured homes with higher pitched roof (higher pitched roofs makes manufactured homes appear site-built) on large lots - RV storage. Plans from 1299SF - start low $170,000's. Lots still available. Quail Run in Yakima 



Most Visited Communities on this page:

Silverdale - Bremerton

 Laurel Oaks - Lacey/Olympia

Cascara -
Redmond - sold



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For further reading:

Expert Author article: Places to retire in Puget Sound.

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