More than 300 Florida retirement communities on six pages for 55+ (This page is the East Coast of Florida)
$ Communities priced under $300,000.
$$ Communities priced $300,000 to $500,000.
$$$ Communities priced over $500,000.
We recommend that for the most accurate and up-to-the-minute pricing you go to the community's website. Prices are approximate and not guaranteed as they can change.
Florida is one of the top states to enjoy retirement and your senior years. Climate, proximity to the East Coast and low cost of living are just some of the many reasons why. Florida also has plentiful retirement communities to choose from. Age 55+ communities in Florida are sought after by retirees and seniors. We expect this long-standing trend to continue.
The First Coast (Jacksonville, Wildlight, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, St. Johns, Orange Park) |
The Fun Coast (Daytona, Port Orange, DeLand) |
The Treasure Coast (Vero Beach, Stuart, Port Saint Lucie) |
The Space Coast (Melbourne and Viera)
RESALES on the First Coast
Also see other areas of Florida (separate pages):
Summer Bay at Grand Oaks-St. Augustine $300's
Valencia Walk at Riverland® - Port St Lucie/$300's
Reverie at Trailmark - St. Augustine/$300's
Telaro at Tradition - Port St. Lucie/$300's
Del Webb at Viera - Melbourne - Coming
LOCATION: St. Augustine - By Freedom Homes
FEATURES: Medium to large homes are priced in the $300's - Amenities include park, pool, fitness and recreation
CONTACT: 792 Parkland Trail - Open Daily - 844-262-7254 (Online sales counselor)
Gated active adult retirement community with lifestyle director to facilitate making new friends and staying active.
LOCATION: St. Augustine
FEATURES: Gated, 306 single homes, views.
CONTACT: For more info call 904-604-6880.
LOCATION: St. Augustine
FEATURES: Gated 55+ single ranch homes between St. John's River and Atlantic Ocean.
CONTACT: Register on their website and someone will call - Open daily - 50 Rustic Mill Dr., St. Augustine - 386-749-3059
Reverie has various floor plans from 2-bedrooms to a large 2-bedroom with a flex 3rd bedroom and a three-car garage. Also featured:
LOCATION: Wildlight, 22 miles to Jacksonville. Near Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island.
FEATURE: Gated; ten miles of trails; on-site bar and grill
CONTACT: 904-595-8537 - 176 Eureka Ct.
Villas and single home collections with Del Webb amenities.
FEATURES: A "smart" master planned community of eTown
CONTACT: 11246 Town View Dr., Jacksonville - 904-543-3959
In Central Jacksonville, near St. John's Town Center, with a modern vibe. Upscale dining, entertainment and shopping nearby.
LOCATION: Ponte Vedra
FEATURES: Gated Florida retirement community of villas, singles, estates
CONTACT: 73 Glenhurst Ave. - Open 9:30-6 daily - 904-543-3927
Large kitchens with islands. Other collections are higher priced. Resort-styled amenities.
LOCATION: St. John's
FEATURES: Gated; golf membership
CONTACT: 64 Round Robin Run - Open 9:30-6 daily - 904-758-0477
By Lennar in Stillwater master community. Amenities include clubhouse, restaurant and bar, pool, 18-hole golf membership, and more. Villas and single homes.
LOCATION: St. Johns
FEATURES: Villas and Single-family homes in master community; gated - kayak launch and fishing, event lawn; paw park
CONTACT: 90 Lanier St. - 904-479-4491; shown by appointment only at this time
By Mattamy Homes. Medium to large villas and single family homes. Resort-like with nature theme, trails, parks, water activities and more.
LOCATION: Daytona Beach
FEATURES: Jimmy Buffett's Unique Margaritaville brand; large 55+ community; Award-winning
CONTACT: 2400 LPGA Blvd., Daytona Beach - 888-287-0605 - Open Daily
Planned thousands of homes by Minto and partnering with the Margaritaville brand - Also, large retail shopping area. Pricing starting in low $200's
Restaurants are a big part of the Florida lifestyle. The Town Center has a restaurant and a clamshell for entertainment as well as other restaurants. Recreation includes large pool and pickle ball courts.
Smart marketing with a fun vibe and tiki hut profile, competitive pricing, town center, golf cart community, etc., are just some of the features that make this one of the most popular retirement communities in Florida.
New $$ Oak Leaf Preserve-Freedom - New Smyrna Beach - Volusia County - There are 2 builders here. The Freedom Homes Builder has the active adult community. Gated community of single 2- and 3-bedroom homes. Amenities include park, pool. 1839 Red Rock Rd., New Smyrna Beach - 386-888-2124 - Open daily Sunday and Wednesday noon to 6 PM and other days 10 to 6 PM.
FEATURES: Close to historic downtown; part of Victoria Park master community; Gated; miles of hiking, biking trails in conservation areas surrounding the retirement community
CONTACT: 117 Old Moss Circle - 888-714-0989 - Open Daily
Medium to large luxury single homes by award-winning Kolter Homes. Amenities for your best retirement lifestyle include:
LOCATION: Port St. Lucie
FEATURE: In master Community Riverland
CONTACT: 10735 SW Matisse Lane - 772-226-9000 - Open Daily 9-5
By GL Homes. Some luxury items included in price of home. Four collections. Amenities include Town Center, clubhouse, resort amenities including Sports Club with tennis courts, bocce, pickle ball, gym and more - lush landscaping throughout. Verify all information.
LOCATION: Port St. Lucie
FEATURE: In master community Tradition; Resort amenities
CONTACT: Aquila Way, Port St. Lucie - Register on website or call 561-599-6053
400+ villas and singles. Amenities include:
LOCATION: Port St. Lucie
FEATURE: In master community Tradition -
CONTACT: 12920 SW Gingerline Dr., Port St. Lucie - 877-215-3143
Single ranch homes and attached villas. Resort amenities.
LOCATION: Port St Lucie
CONTACT: 877-889-7055 or Sales at 866-495-6006.
By Taylor Morrison in master community of Tradition. Medium to large single homes with resort amenities and Tradition Town Center. 2-5 bedroom single homes.
LOCATION: Port St Lucie by Lennar
FEATURE: 3-car garage; 3 Collections: The Grand (55+), The Isles and The Woodlands - Large 3-bedroom, 3-bath homes on ground level.
CONTACT: 726 E. Woodbine Rd. - 833-306-0256 - Call for appointment.
LOCATION: Port St. Lucie
FEATURES: 3 Award-winning championship golf courses; recreation; gated
CONTACT: 17127 SW Ambrose Way - 772-345-5041 - Open Daily
By Kolter Homes. Plenty of recreation and golf on site. Villas and singles. Social activities, clubhouse and pools. Close to beach.
Area: Slower-paced and good for seniors who want an active lifestyle. Climate is average 61 in January and 82 in August. Melbourne is home to Indian River citrus. The Kennedy Space Center is 14 miles to Viera.
FEATURES: Gated entrance with security tower; single homes in an active adult resort retirement community where new friendships can be made
CONTACT: 2015 Trift Bridge Circle, Melbourne - Open Daily or call ahead for appointment to see - 877-204-3384 (agent)
Resort amenities include large clubhouse, pool with beach entry, tennis, and more - Gated community of more than 800 homes - Large singles of 3-4 bedrooms and single villas. Lakes on site. By WCI Communities (Now part of Lennar family of builders)
FEATURES: In master community with established town center; 2 miles from I-95 on "The Space Coast"; manned gatehouse
CONTACT: Stadium Parkway, Melbourne - 407-214-3005
Bridge Bay at Bannon Lakes
St. Augustine - World Golf Village area; part of master community of Bannon Lakes; large homes with large garages. 23 Bridge Oak Lane - By Pulte active adult - Pulte smart home - International Golf Parkway - resort amenities, canoe and kayak launch and more. Started mid-$200's. Resale.
Started from low $200's. There are a variety of sizes. Location is between Jacksonville and St Augustine (Northeast Florida.) Developed by Del Webb with a coastal resort feeling at Ponte Vedra Beach. Adjoins Nocatee Preserve. Single-family and multi-family mix of homes. Mediterranean-styled architecture. FEATURES: Gated 55 community with gorgeous clubhouse and pool area - 4 miles to Ocean - Adjacent to Nocatee Preserve for natural surroundings. 124 Del Webb Pkwy, Ponte Vedra
Single Family Homes and Carriage Homes - Resale.
Ponte Vedra (27 miles to St. Augustine) - In Nocatee master community; small 55 community in master community - 33 Ropemaker Court - By Lennar - Started $300's to $1 Millions - 196 gated ranch homes - many back to Preserve or water - private resort amenities including zero entry pool, putting green and pickle ball. Resale.
14 miles to Jacksonville city area - Clubhouse, Fitness Center, Pool - 11683 Surfbird - See local Realtors - Started low $200's - Single-family and carriage homes in a 4-story building. Resales.
St. Augustine, beaches and 20 minutes to Jacksonville - Golf - Single Homes - Price - $$ - from $269's, Size-Large - In St. Augustine. Focus on golf. World Golf Village is a master-planned community. 1605 Sugar Loaf Lane - Sold out.
St. Augustine - Gated with clubhouse, pool, recreation, 10 minute drive to beaches and near shopping, dining and more. 2 and 3-bedroom European-styled homes. Nearby golf courses including World Golf. 206 Seloy Dr. - 904-810-2098 - Started in $330's - Many standard upscale features.
Jacksonville - Single Homes for Rent - By Front Porch - a former Naval base - no expensive amenities means value prices. Month-to-month rental singles at reasonable prices. Gated 55 community close to the city. 6008 Lake Cove Avenue, Jacksonville - Ph: 888-968-0905 -
Port Orange (near Daytona) - Gated, resort-style
Single homes By Winston James Development. Not age-restricted but has features for active adults and retirement living. Started low $200's for townhomes; single homes $300's. 1304 Coconut Palm Circle, Port Orange. Resales.
DeLand - Location is a little inland and approx. 25 miles to beaches. Single homes in the master planned community of Victoria Park. Close to Daytona and 24.6 miles to the beaches of New Smyrna. It has a community in Florida for over 55 in it called Victoria Gardens. (Shea Homes now has 3 communities in Florida: Victoria Gardens, Trilogy Orlando and Trilogy Ocala in Central Florida.) Pricing started in low $200's. 386-785-2700 (clubhouse). 1001 Garden Club Dr., DeLand. Resales.
14 miles to ocean beaches. Part of the Tradition master community (famed for its small town America design appeal).
2 and 3-bedroom single homes started low $300's. Features clubhouse with lakeside pavilion, outdoor pool, cyber cafe and many social and recreational activities. 10097 Red Oak Ct., Port St. Lucie. Resales.
Port St. Lucie - Club and Rec Center with resort-like amenities. By Minto Communities - luxury 2, 3, and 4-bedroom singles started in the low $200's to $300's. Winner of Treasure Coast Builders Assoc. 11428 SW Lake Park Dr., Port St. Lucie - Resales
Port St. Lucie - The Club at Lake Park, pool with cabanas, dog parks and more. 11428 SW Lake Park Dr. Single family and villa homes started from $200's. Resort-styled by Minto. Resales.
Port St. Lucie - In master community Riverland; 34,000SF clubhouse 10735 SW Matisse Lane - Single homes in five collections were from $300's - one mile to The Landing at Tradition for shopping, dining and more. By GL Homes.
Port St. Lucie - In master Community Riverland. Previewed from the Valencia Cay community in Riverland at 10735 SW Matisse Lane - By GL Homes. Some luxury items included in price of home - started $300's - town center, clubhouse, resort amenities including Sports Club with tennis courts, bocce, pickle ball, gym and more - lush landscaping throughout.
Homes and apartments for independent living plus assisted living and memory care if it is needed. Amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, Wellness Center, activities, dining options, and more. 10685 SW, Stony Creek Way, Port St. Lucie 772-345-2700
Vero Beach - Price was $ to $$, Size-Medium - Gated planned community with Lennar and Centex senior communities - Mediterranean-styled homes. Resort amenities. 7 miles to beaches. Resale.
Stuart - Inexpensive resale condos and Rentals - Large condominium community minutes to the beach - 9-hole golf free to residents on private course (verify). 1991 SW Palm City Rd., Stuart
Manned gated resort-styled community with 9-hole executive golf, tennis, grand clubhouse. If one wants plenty of activity, one can find it here. See local Realtors. 503 NW Serene Meadow Way, Port St. Lucie. R
St. Lucie West - Established gated community - Large resort-style - several "isles" within - starts in low price range - many clubs and activities with many for those who love cruises. See local Realtors. 100 NW Kings Isle Blvd. Resales.
Indian River Estates West by ACTS Retirement - At Vero Beach by ACTS Retirement Life. ACTS has a brochure you can ask for called "Consumers Guide to Retirement Living." Priced affordable. 4 Financial Plans: With deposit or without deposit. 100 acre gated campus. 10 miles to beach. Amenities including pool. 2250 Indian Creek Blvd. West, Vero Beach - 772-562-7400
Abingdon - Port Saint Lucie - Independent and assisted living community part of Tradition Florida. Cottages and villas. Care options - Clubhouse, dining, housekeeping. 10685 SW Stony Creek Way - Phone: 772-345-2700
The Palms Retirement Community at Saint Lucie West in Port Saint Lucie - Independent and assisted living by Five Star. The spacious apartments have care options.
501 N.W. Cashmere Blvd., Port St. Lucie - Phone: 772-344-7441
By DR Horton - West Melbourne - Ranch homes started from low $200's - Caladium Circle - Resales. See local Realtors
Melbourne - In style of Key West - metal roofs - Modeled after cottage homes in Key West. Gated manned community of cottages and villa styles. Amenities include clubhouse, pool, country front porches, lakes, pool and more. Design concept of homes focuses on a lifestyle of adults over 55. Attractive homes have metal roofs. Started low $200's. LifeStyle Homes. 4290 Alamanda Key Drive - Resales. See local Realtors.
Viera near Melbourne - By Lennar. Cruises leave from Cape Canaveral nearby. Award-winning over-55 master-planned community on hundreds of acres. Gated resort-styled community features clubhouse, fitness, pool, tennis, and trails. Also, nearby is the famed Duran Golf Club. Estates started from upper $200's. 6600 Ingalls St. See local Realtors. Resales.
Melbourne - Gated; Private Lake - Master community of medium to large single homes built after 2000. Prices ranged from upper $100's to $200's. 1509 Waverly Place, Melbourne. Resales.
Master communities have gained in popularity for their active life amenities. Modern features of master communities in Florida:
New and resale master communities on this page with communities for 55+:
1. Parkland Preserve
2. Latitude Margaritaville
3. Bridgewater at Viera
*As determined by most click-throughs in last 3 months.
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