More than 300 Florida retirement communities on six pages for 55+ (excluding mobiles)
Age 55+ communities in Florida are sought after by retirees and seniors.
Climate, proximity to the East Coast and low cost of living make this area one of the top 3 places for the best retirement communities, along with California and Arizona, in the United States, for the senior years.
We can expect this trend will continue.
|1. Esplanade at Tradition||Port St Lucie/$300's||More|
|2. Parkland Preserve||St. Augustine/$300's||More|
|3. Summer Bay at Grand Oaks||St. Augustine/$Coming||More|
|5. Stillwater||St. John's/$300's||More|
|6. WaterSong at Rivertown||St. Johns/$300's||More|
|7. Cresswind at Victoria Gardens||DeLand/$400's||More|
|8. Valencia Grove at Riverland||Port St. Lucie/$330's||More|
More new Florida retirement communities selling now in Florida:
~Ponte Vedra ~St. Augustine ~Jacksonville ~St. Johns
~Resales and Rentals
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 - Coming early 2022. By Pulte. FEATURES: Gated, 306 single homes, views. Join VIP List now. PRICE: Coming - CONTACT: For more info call 904-604-6880.
LOCATION: St. Augustine - FEATURES: 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. CONTACT: 206 Seloy Dr. - 904-810-2098 - Shown by appt or virtually online - final homes now
PRICE: Start in $320's - Now selling final phase - Many standard upscale features.
By Del Webb - LOCATION: Wildlight, 22 miles to Jacksonville. Near Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island. FEATURE: Gated - CONTACT: 904-595-8537 - Sign onto VIP List now for updates - Pricing not yet announced.
LOCATION: Jacksonville - FEATURES: A "smart" master planned community - CONTACT: 11246 Town View Dr., Jacksonville - 904-543-3959 - Now pre-selling with scheduled appointments
In Central Jacksonville, near St. John's Town Center, with a modern vibe. Upscale dining, entertainment and shopping nearby. Single homes starting in $350's.
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, 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
Medium to large homes from $307's (villas) and $350's (single homes) - Resort-like with nature theme, trails, parks, water activities and more. Mattamy Homes.
Bridge Bay at Bannon Lakes - LOCATION: St. Augustine - FEATURES: World Golf Village area; part of master community of Bannon Lakes; large homes with large garages. CONTACT: 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.
Del Webb Ponte Vedra - 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
Orchard Pass Condominiums - 2-3-bedroom/2 bath carriage homes at Del Webb Ponte Vedra started in $200's.
Artisan Lakes - LOCATION: Ponte Vedra (27 miles to St. Augustine) - FEATURE: In Nocatee master community; small 55 community in master community - CONTACT: 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.
Sweetwater by Del Webb - LOCATION: 14 miles to Jacksonville city area - FEATURES: Clubhouse, Fitness Center, Pool - CONTACT: 11683 Surfbird - See local Realtors - PRICE: Started low $200's - Single-family and carriage homes in a 4-story building
Cascades at World Golf Village - LOCATION: St. Augustine, beaches and 20 minutes to Jacksonville - FEATURES: Golf - CONTACT: 1605 Sugar Loaf Lane - Single Homes - Price - $$ - from $269's, Size-Large - In St. Augustine. Focus on golf. World Golf Village is a master-planned community. Sold out.
Cecil Pines in Jacksonville - LOCATION: Jacksonville - FEATURES: Single Homes for Rent - CONTACT: 6008 Lake Cove Avenue, Jacksonville - Ph: 888-968-0905 - 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.
LOCATION: Daytona Beach - FEATURES: 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.
Villages of Royal Palm - Resales only - Port Orange (near Daytona) - LOCATION: Port Orange - FEATURES: Gated, resort-style - CONTACT: 1304 Coconut Palm Circle, Port Orange
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.
CRESSWIND AT VICTORIA GARDENS BY KOLTER HOMES
Medium to large luxury single homes from $400's by award-winning Kolter Homes. Amenities for your best retirement lifestyle include:
Resale Victoria Gardens by Shea Homes - LOCATION: Location is a little inland and approx. 25 miles to beaches. - FEATURES: Sold out. Single homes in the master planned community of Victoria Park. - CONTACT: 1001 Garden Club Dr., DeLand - See local Realtors for resales.
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)
~New in Port St Lucie ~Resales in Vero Beach, Stuart, Port Saint Lucie ~Independent Lifestyle at Vero Beach and Port St Lucie
By GL Homes - LOCATION: Port St. Lucie - FEATURE: In master community Riverland; 34,000SF clubhouse - CONTACT: 10735 SW Matisse Lane - 772-226-9000 - Open Daily
Single homes in five collections priced from $300's - one mile to The Landing at Tradition for shopping, dining and more. Models to view.
By GL Homes - LOCATION: Port St. Lucie - FEATURE: In master Community Riverland - CONTACT: Previewing from the Valencia Cay community in Riverland at 10735 SW Matisse Lane
Some luxury items included in price of home - starting $300's - town center, clubhouse, resort amenities including Sports Club with tennis courts, bocce, pickle ball, gym and more - lush landscaping throughout.
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 upper $200's.
The Tradition Retirement Community in Port St. Lucie is a master community with the following 55+ opportunities:
News: The new VA Nursing Home in Florida that is generating a lot of excitement by area residents will be located on the Tradition campus in Port St. Lucie. Verify all information.
LOCATION: Port St Lucie - FEATURES: 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. CONTACT: 877-889-7055 or Sales at 866-495-6006.
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 - Sold Out - LOCATION: 14 miles to ocean beaches. - FEATURES: Part of the Tradition master community (famed for its small town America design appeal). - CONTACT: 10097 Red Oak Ct., Port St. Lucie
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.
TownPark at Tradition Now sold out - LOCATION: Port St. Lucie - FEATURES: Club and Rec Center with resort-like amenities. - CONTACT: 11428 SW Lake Park Dr., Port St. Lucie (See Minto's community Lake Park at Tradition.) 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.
Lake Park at Tradition - Sold out. - LOCATION: Port St. Lucie - FEATURES: The Club at Lake Park, pool with cabanas, dog parks and more. - CONTACT: 11428 SW Lake Park Dr. - 866-966-1022 - Open Daily - Single family and villa homes started from $200's. Resort-styled by Minto.
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 - Resale - 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.
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
Cascades at St Lucie West - Resales - 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
Kings Isle - St. Lucie West - Established gated community - resales only - 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.
Indian River Estates West by ACTS Retirement - At Vero Beach by ACTS Retirement Life offering continuing care as well as independent. 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
~New and Resale in Melbourne ~Viera (Brevard County)
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.
By WCI Communities (Now part of Lennar family of builders) - LOCATION: Melbourne - 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 $200's. Lakes on site.
The Savannahs at Sawgrass Lakes - DR Horton - LOCATION: West Melbourne - FEATURES: Ranch homes started from low $200's - CONTACT: Caladium Circle - See local Realtors
Alamanda Key - See local Realtors. LOCATION: Melbourne - FEATURE: In style of Key West - metal roofs - CONTACT: 4290 Alamanda Key Drive - For resales, see local Realtors.
Modeled after cottage homes in Key West. Gated manned community of cottages and villa styles. Amenities include clubhouse, pool, 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.
Heritage Isle - LOCATION: Viera near Melbourne - FEATURES: By Lennar. Cruises leave from Cape Canaveral nearby. - CONTACT: 6600 Ingalls St. 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. See local Realtors.
Pine Creek - LOCATION: Melbourne - FEATURE: Gated; Private Lake - CONTACT: 1509 Waverly Place, Melbourne; See local Realtors - Master community of medium to large single homes built after 2000. Prices ranged from upper $100's to $200's.
Master communities have gained in popularity. Modern features of master communities in Florida:
New and resale master communities on this page with communities for 55+:
1. Cresswind Victoria Gardens
5. Valencia Cay
*As determined by most click-throughs in last 3 months.
---Added to Last Chance to buy 9/21: Villages of Seloy in St. Augustine
---Added to Sold Out list in September 2021: Savannahs at Sawgrass Lakes in West Melbourne
---Changed Status to New from Coming 10/22/21: Esplanade at Tradition prices starting $300's
---Prices Changed: (Some prices changes are due to lower priced homes selling out.) Del Webb eTown (Jacksonville) $290's to $350's; Villages of Seloy $290's to $320's; Watersong at Rivertown (St. Johns) $200's to $307's; Cresswind at Victoria Gardens (DeLand) $200's to $300's; Del Webb Tradition (Port St. Lucie) from mid-$200's to upper $200's. 10/25/21: Cresswind at Victoria Gardens from $300's to $400's starting prices. 10/25: PGA Verano from $200's to $300's starting.
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