Listings in Vacation Home 55+ Communities in 55+ Communities NC

Vacation Home 55+ Communities

Many baby boomers are taking a smart step toward retirement by investing in vacation homes. Those who are thinking ahead, have disposable income to invest, and know where they would like to live when they retire can buy a resort-like home away from homes in a popular vacation spot now, while average housing prices are relatively low and use it as an ideal retirement home later.

The climate, natural beauty, and range of recreational opportunities that make an area attractive to retirees (especially on the nation's coasts and along the Sun Belt) also call to vacationers. This means that those looking at retirement in a few years can purchase vacation homes in popular destinations or resort-style communities, rent to vacationers during times when resort lodging is at a premium, and then sell their own homes and move into the second upon retirement.

The benefits of this setup, for those who can afford it, are many. For example, renting a luxury vacation home to paying guests at weekly rates can pull in quite a bit of income, helping to offset the second house payments and perhaps put some extra away for retirement. When you want to get away from it all yourself, you can take longer, more relaxing vacations without the expense of luxury lodging or the inconveniences of living out of a suitcase or lugging everything around in your vehicle because you will have your own belongings, appliances, and recreational equipment already stored at your vacation home. And, depending upon how much time you spend at your home away from home, you can become familiar with local restaurants, businesses, health care providers, and recreational opportunities before you retire full-time, and even develop relationships with neighbors; so you can quickly settle into retirement without that rootless feeling many experience when moving into a retirement community.

Those considering the purchase of vacation homes with an eye toward living in them after retiring should first rent in the area for extended stays during all four seasons of the year. What seems like an ideal place to live out your golden years during that one peak vacation week may not appeal to you in the heat of high summer or the storms of winter.

If you already have a chosen retirement destination, you can use our search tool to get a good idea of what kind of vacation homes are available there.  Listed below are some 55+ communities that have vacation homes available. If your plans are less definite, you can simply browse through our database of available resort-area homes, and then use some of our informational resources to find out more about the areas they are in.

Listings of Vacation Home Communities

The Village at Motts Landing - Wilmington NC

in Winter Retirement Homes, Wilmington, Vacation Resorts, Vacation Home 55+ Communities, Summer Homes, Small Town Living, Retirement Beach Resorts, Find 55 Builders, Custom Home Communities, Beach Retirement Homes, 55+ New Homes for Sale, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities

The Village at Mott's Landing will feature 90 new homes, pool and clubhouse, tennis court, and above all - a peaceful setting. The location is set perfectly within Wilmington NC, so that all the conveniences are near by.

PO Box 4232
Wilmington, 55+ Communities NC 28406
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Brunswick Forest, Leland NC

in Affordable Retirement Communities, North Carolina, Summer Homes, Vacation Home 55+ Communities, Golf Course 55+ Retirement Communities, Golf Course Community, Custom Home Communities, Master Planned Retirement Subdivisions, Beach & Waterfront Retirement Communities, 55 Plus Custom Retirement Homes

If you lived in the beautiful Brunswick Forest community nestled just outside the Wilmington area all of these activities—and so many more—would be available to you every day. Swimming Golf Tennis Boating Kayaking Social Clubs Walking Trails

Talmage Dr
Leland, 55+ Communities NC 28451
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Ocean Ridge Plantation Ocean Isle Beach NC

in Ocean Retirement Homes, Winter Retirement Homes, Vacation Home 55+ Communities, Seniors Real Estate Specialist, Golf Course 55+ Retirement Communities, Beach Retirement Homes, Retirement Resort Communities, Waterfront Retirement Communities, Beach & Waterfront Retirement Communities, 55 Plus Golf Homes, 55 Plus Custom Retirement Homes

Ocean Ridge Plantation in Ocean Isle Beach NC is one of the top Golf Course Communities for active 55+ adults looking for a vibrant, active lifestyle. Ocean Ridge Plantation is a 24h manned, gated, community only minutes to the areas top beaches.

7199-5 Beach Dr SW
Ocean Isle Beach, 55+ Communities NC 28469
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Lincoln County North Carolina Carolina Ridge Lake Norman

in Vacation Home 55+ Communities, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, Charlotte Senior Housing Communities, 55 Plus Custom Retirement Homes

Lincoln County commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning on Monday night to allow what will be the county's largest subdivision-1650 homes new Lake Norman geared to adults 55 and older. Shea Homes will be the developer of Carolina Ridge

Little Egypt Road
Denver, 55+ Communities NC 28037
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