Listings in North Carolina

55+ Retirement Communities in NC

North Carolina real estate is some of the most sought after by retirees, with many top-tier retirement and active adult communities and single family homes in resort style planned comunities. Active baby boomers especially appreciate the temperate NC climate's warm summers and mild winters that lends itself to outdoor recreation. In fact, you may meet many senior residents in the Carolinas who are fondly called halfbacks, as they moved from the colder Northeast to Florida, only to find they couldn't stand the heat, and moved half-way back north. The Tar Heel State has many unique attributes that make it a rewarding place to retire. Whether you want to live near the magnificent mountain scenery of the Blue Ridge range, beautiful Western NC, or take advantage of some of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the country, or enjoy boating among the barrier islands along the coast, there are North Carolina retirement communities to meet your requirements. There are hundreds of 55+ communities in North Carolina, from urban apartment and condominium communities in historic Charlotte or Raleigh to quieter age-restricted neighborhoods in quaint harbor towns or small mountain communities such as Beaufort or Hendersonville. Asheville, Highlands and Cashiers are know for their homes to be enjoyed in your retirement. If you equate retirement with long relaxing days on the golf course, you have a wealth of possibilities available for NC retirement communities. The number and quality of golf communities throughout North Carolina is one of the prime reasons the area is so popular with retirees. Along the state's northern coastline, several 55+ communities offer both golf course homes and marinas, along with a wide range of housing styles and prices. If you are looking for more exclusive, upscale retirement destinations, a number of new private golf communities in the Blue Ridge Mountains offer incredible scenic fairways and resort-style living, but at much loftier prices.

If you are drawn to the beauty of the mountains but are not a golfer, there are also a number of small towns nestled in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains offering affordable retirement living options. Housing for retirees in these smaller mountain towns range from single family homes in newer master-planned communities, to smaller cottages, duplexes, and manufactured homes in established neighborhoods.

NC also has a number of retirement communities along the coastline. Baby boomers who enjoy boating and fishing, the tang of ocean air and beautiful water views have flocked to these 55+ ocean front developments in Wilmington and Brunswick County.

The wide variety of 55+ communities in North Carolina provides seniors with the opportunity to enjoy the retirement lifestyle of their choice. The many amenities and recreational facilities offered by NC retirement communities can make your golden years a relaxing and fulfilling time of life. To find the perfect place to spend this new phase in your life, use 55 Community Guide's many helpful resources to research all of your options. You can scroll through our database and click those communities that most pique your interest. Or, to search by city or region, simply enter the name of your area of interest in the search box at the top of the page. After reviewing the NC 55+ communities listed below, check out the list of individual homes in 55+ communities that are For Sale or For Rent.

Listings of Retirement Communities in North Carolina

Townhome Community - Lake Norman just North of Charlotte, NC

in North Carolina, All North Carolina, 55 and Over Communities

3 Cherry Way on Unity at Lake Norman just North of Charlotte, NC is an age restricted all brick community. Quality and attention to detail throughout with a myriad of upgrades included as standard items. A lifestyle of activity, quality and variety

2409 Royal Anne Drive
Denver, North Carolina 28037
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Chapelwood Durham Chapel Hill NC

in Age-Restricted Retirement Communities, Durham, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities

1st age restricted community in Durham/ cH area. all brick low maintenance- single family homes. Great location minutes from UNC, Hospital, Mall + downtown. All amenities with walking trail opening in PhIII. Phase I sold out in < 6 months

205 Hales Wood rd
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517
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Abingdon Glen Village NC

in All North Carolina, Small Town Living, Age-Restricted Retirement Communities, Affordable Retirement Communities, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, 55 Plus Custom Retirement Homes, 55+ Condos, 55 Plus Townhomes

Gated Active Adult 55+ Community in a small college town setting with big town shopping, restaurants, and cultural activities. Near downtown. One hour north west of Charlotte, 45 minutes from Blowing Rock. One Level Barrier Free Homes.

501 26th Ave NE
Hiddenite, North Carolina 28601
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828-267-5694

3 CHERRY WAY Lake Norman NC 55 Townhomes

in Charlotte, All North Carolina, 55 Plus Townhomes

3 Cherry Way at Lake Norman is the newest 55 Plus active adult community in Lincoln County, just north of Charlotte, NC. Homes available now in this all brick townhome community within a short distance of the shining Lake Norman waters.

3 CHERRY WAY
2407 ROYAL ANNE
Denver, North Carolina 28037
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Heritage Wake Forest NC

in Wake Forest, Small Town Living, Senior Housing Consultants, 55+ Communities, North Carolina

If you are searching for a new home in Wake Forest, considering relocation in Wake County, longing to live in the perfect North Carolina golf course community, then we invite you to visit us and experience the warm Heritage Wake Forest welcome.

804 Heritage Lake Rd.
Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587
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Trilogy® Lake Norman

in New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, Charlotte, All North Carolina, Age-Restricted Retirement Communities, 55 Plus Resorts

Introducing North Carolina's Premier Resort Community! Shea Homes is excited to announce the expansion of our active lifestyle portfolio with our newest Trilogy® community in North Carolina, just north of Charlotte.

6844 Shoal Creek Dr.
Denver, North Carolina 28037
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THE CYPRESS OF RALEIGH - Raleigh, NC CCRC

in Raleigh Skilled Nursing Facilities and Homes, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, Raleigh, Raleigh CCRC Communities and Homes

The Cypress of Raleigh is dedicated to your quality of life, and is perfectly designed for your independent lifestyle. This exceptional community combines an array of lifestyle services with easy access to quality, on-site health care.

8801 Cypress Lakes Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
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GLENAIRE - Cary, NC CCRC

in Cary NC Skilled Nursing Facilities and Homes, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, Cary, Cary NC CCRC Communities and Homes

Glenaire is an accredited, Presbyterian-sponsored continuing care retirement community that offers a vital lifestyle for retirees in Independent Living and offers supportive health services in either Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing.

4000 GLENAIRE CIRCLE
Cary, North Carolina 27511
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THE VILLAGE AT BROOKWOOD - Burlington, NC CCRC

in Greensboro NC Skilled Nursing Facilities, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, Greensboro, Greensboro NC CCRC Communities

The Village at Brookwood is a premier continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Burlington, North Carolina, a central location in the Southeastern US unsurpassed for its beauty and convenience.

1820 BROOKWOOD AVE
Burlington, North Carolina 27215
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