More than 300 Florida retirement communities on six pages for 55+
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.
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)
LOCATION: St. Augustine
FEATURES: Gated, 306 single homes, views. Join VIP List now.
CONTACT: For more info call 904-604-6880.
Coming early 2022. By Pulte.
LOCATION: St. Augustine
FEATURES: Gated 55+ single ranch homes between St. John's River and Atlantic Ocean - PRICE: $300's and $400's
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. - From mid-$300's.
Villas and single home collections with Del Webb amenities.
FEATURES: A "smart" master planned community
CONTACT: 11246 Town View Dr., Jacksonville - 904-543-3959 - Now pre-selling with scheduled appointments
PRICE: Single homes starting in $399's.
In Central Jacksonville, near St. John's Town Center, with a modern vibe. Upscale dining, entertainment and shopping nearby.
LOCATION: Ponte Vedra
FEATURES: Villas, singles, estates
CONTACT: 73 Glenhurst Ave. - Open 9:30-6 daily - 904-543-3927
PRICE: From $400's (villas) and up. Other collections are higher priced.
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, golf membership, and more. Villas and single homes from $300's.
LOCATION: St. Johns
FEATURES: Villas and Single-family homes in master community; gated
CONTACT: 90 Lanier St. - 904-479-4491; shown by appointment only at this time
By Mattamy Homes. Medium to large homes from $307's (villas) and $350's (single homes) - Resort-like with nature theme, trails, parks, water activities and more.
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.
Del Webb Ponte Vedra 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.
Orchard Pass Condominiums - 2-3-bedroom/2 bath carriage homes at Del Webb Ponte Vedra started in $200's.
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.
Sweetwater by Del Webb
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.
Cascades at World Golf Village
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.
Villages of Seloy
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 -
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.
New $300's 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. Pricing starts $312's. 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.
Villages of Royal Palm
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.
FEATURES: Close to historic downtown; part of Victoria Park master community; Gated
CONTACT: 117 Old Moss Circle - 888-714-0989 - Open Daily
Medium to large luxury single homes from $400's by award-winning Kolter Homes. Amenities for your best retirement lifestyle include:
Victoria Gardens by Shea Homes
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.
~New in Port St Lucie ~ Resales in Vero Beach, Stuart, Port Saint Lucie ~Independent Lifestyle at Vero Beach and Port St Lucie
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 - starting $300's - 4 collections priced from $300's to $700's. 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.
The Tradition Retirement Community in Port St. Lucie is a master community with the following 55+ opportunities:
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. From $300's.
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 priced from high $300's.
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. PRICE: Starting in $300's.
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 from $300's. Social activities, clubhouse and pools. Close to beach.
Vitalia at Tradition
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.
TownPark at Tradition
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
Lake Park at Tradition - 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.
Valencia Cay at Riverland - 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. Models to view. By GL Homes.
Valencia Grove at Riverland - 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.
The Brennity at Tradition - 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
Woodfield - 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.
Monterey Yacht and Country Club - 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
Cascades at St Lucie West - 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. Resales.
Kings Isle - 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
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 single homes in resort community
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 - Pricing from high $200's. 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"
CONTACT: Stadium Parkway, Melbourne - 407-214-3005
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The Savannahs at Sawgrass Lakes - By DR Horton - West Melbourne - Ranch homes started from low $200's - Caladium Circle - Resales. See local Realtors
ALAMANDA KEY 55 PLUS
Alamanda Key - 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.
Heritage Isle - 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.
Pine Creek - 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+:
Most Popular Florida 55+ Communities*
1. Del Webb at Tradition
2. Parkland Preserve
3. Latitude Margaritaville
*As determined by most click-throughs in last 3 months.
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