Active Adult Communities in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, New Kent, Smithfield
Hampton Roads Virginia offers many adult-friendly condo & townhome communities for those 55 or better. Below you will find information on most of the more popular choices in the area.
Prices range from the $250’s to over $700,000+
Here in the state of Virginia, we are blessed with a terrific climate that allows us to enjoy a bit of chill, and a few milder days sprinkled in between to make it both enjoyable and tolerable!
Since Southeastern Virginia has so much to offer, why not consider setting down roots here in one of the many beautiful communities? With homes available in cities across Hampton Roads, you can enjoy living in a home to suit your lifestyle whether its single-family, townhome or active adult living.
These communities and homes are located near this area’s finest in lifestyle enhancements from golfing, shopping and dining to museums, art galleries, and educational, professional, and personal pursuits! And, with our fabulous climate, you can practically enjoy these amenities year-round!
Colonial Heritage is Williamsburg Virginia’s only gated golf community for active adults age 55+. Search Homes for sale in Colonial Heritage, Williamsburg, VA Encompassing an area of approximately 1500 acres Colonial Heritage offers it’s homeowners a secure community with 24 hour manned gated entry. The Golf Course is a semi-private club. Golf memberships are available to homeowners, but are not required to use club facilities. More info here
The Settlement at Powhatan Creek Williamsburg VA
When you move into The Settlement at Powhatan Creek, you can sell your lawn mower, rake and outside ladder because you’re finished with most home maintenance chores. Instead, you’ll have time for year round swimming, water aerobics, working out, playing tennis, biking, walking and socializing – just steps from your door.
The Settlement at Powhatan Creek is one of three 55+ communities in the James City County area of Virginia. Set on 225 wooded acres bordered by Powhatan Creek. This planned active-adult community for people ages 55+ will feature 400 custom detached and attached homes once complete. More info here
The Williamsburg areas newest 55+ community will commence selling homes in 2023. This will be an age-restricted 55+ community where homeowners will enjoy low-maintenance living, luxury ranch-style homes, 2-car garages, and amenities.
The community amenities will include a community clubhouse with an exercise facility and bocce ball courts, a swimming pool, a patio with a grill and fire pit, a dog park, and walking trails with scenic overlooks. More info here
New Kent Va
The Four Seasons at New Kent Vineyards—a new, gated Active Adult
The Four Seasons community will also include numerous amenities perfectly suited to the Active Adult lifestyle. A planned clubhouse will offer a fitness center, as well as gathering areas, walking trails throughout the neighborhood will provide a great way to enjoy the outdoors. More info here
The Groves at New Kent
Welcome to The Groves at New Kent! The newest community offers brand new, one-level homes in beautiful, New Kent County, Virginia!
This new 55+ community will give you all the luxury of space, convenience, flexibility, and ease. All homes include 2-3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car garages, and no yard work! Large closets, open floorplans, kitchen islands, installed kitchen appliances, and age-in-place finishes are all wonderful features of the homes. Building your new home will give you peace of mind for years to come.
Currently, available models include Grand Bahama, Grand Cayman Model, and the Dominica Spring and the Eden Cay starting From Low $335’s. (2022) More info here
Rock Creek Villas in Quinton is a new master-plan active adult community with 60 ADA-friendly home sites in historic New Kent County, some overlooking the 15th fairway of the scenic Brookwoods Golf Course.
Planned for the present, but the future as well. With a maximum of 60 homesites, Rock Creek Villas will remain an intimate community with a neighborly feel.
Eagle Pointe at Cahoon Plantation in Chesapeake VA is an active adult community that enjoys a prime location in Southside Hampton Roads and a wide variety of on-site amenities. Eagle Pointe is an age qualified community for active adults 55 years of age and better. Only one of the property owners has to be 55 or older and children coming home from college for the holidays or for summer vacation are very welcome. The community offers a variety of residences, including single-family homes and attached villas. The spacious community clubhouse contains many amenities that appeal to active adults, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hobby and game rooms. More info here
The Retreat at Greenbrier, a Chesapeake VA active adult community for those 55 and older features single-family detached homes, townhomes and ranch-style fourplexes all within walking distance of an elegant clubhouse, pool
The community, off of Kempsville Road, offers
Sommerton in Chesapeake VA An active adult community for those 55 and older features single-family detached homes, townhomes
Others include : One Ford Place, Legacy at Washington Arms, Riverwalk, Monarch Walk & The Commons at Hunningdon
Franklin, VA-Village at Woods End
Portsmouth, VA-Villas of River Pointe – Portsmouth
The Villages at West Neck is the first age 55 or better community that was built in Virginia Beach. There are eight villages that are built around an Arnold Palmer championship golf course, The Signature at West Neck. Six of the villages contain single-family detached homes and two of the villages are composed of condos. There are 528 single family homes and 408 condo units with a total resident population of about 1600 people in the community. More info here
Other VA Beach active adult communities include Bay Village Condos, Chelsea Place, and Atlantic Shores
Church Square in Smithfield, VA is an active adult community that enjoys a prime location in Hampton Roads and a wide variety of on-site amenities. Church Square is an age qualified community for active adults 55 years of age and better. Only one of the property owners has to be 55 or older and children coming home from college for the holidays or for summer vacation are very welcome.
This beautiful community was designed to provide stress-free, low-maintenance living to it’s residents. Read more here
The Villas of Smithfield Located in the heart of the Town of Smithfield on Battery Park Road,just minutes from downtown Smithfield
Quaint village of just 76 homes offers the finest in upscale condominium living in the Town of Smithfield and Isle of Wight County
Take a step back in time and enjoy the history-rich beautiful town and shops.
The award-winning condominium homes are designed to offer you quality, “single-story living” with a variety of condominium services – a winning combination to help you enjoy a new lifestyle of comfort and convenience. More info here
Yorktown, VA-Rainbrook Villas, Villas at Yorktown
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55+ homes for sale in Richmond, Williamsburg and Hampton Roads areas
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