This list of Georgia retirement communities includes links to the best 55+ and active adult communities currently selling new homes in Georgia.
55+ communities are marked with an *.
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The list is quite long, so let’s get started…
With construction just starting in 2019, 1825 Stilesboro is one of the newest communities in all of Georgia.
Located in Marietta, this community will be home to 31 single-family homes with a homeowners’ association to take care of all exterior maintenance.
The single-family homes at 1825 Stilesboro start in the high-$300k’s.
Located north of Atlanta in Marietta, Barrett Preserve is a community of 41 single-family homes that was started in 2017.
Homeowners here have access to a community fireside pavilion, and they also enjoy the benefit of a homeowners’ association that handles all exterior maintenance.
There are two different floorplans available at Barrett Preserve, which gives buyers the option to go with three or four bedroom options. Those homes start in the low $300k’s.
Brayden Park is a gated community of 55 ranch-style single-family homes on the east side of Atlanta. Residents here will enjoy access to a community clubhouse, pickleball courts, and walking trials.
Homes at Brayden Park start in the low-$300k’s and are available in four different floorplans ranging from 1,896 to 2,250 square feet.
Courtyards at Camden*
Courtyards at Camden is a 55+ community of single-family homes that is located in Acworth, just over 30 miles north of Atlanta. Amenities here include a community clubhouse, outdoor swimming pool, bocce courts, and walking trails.
The homes at Courtyards at Camden are available in three different ranch-style models that range from 1,505 to 2,053 square feet and start in the mid-$300k’s.
Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes*
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Cresswind at Lake Lanier*
All of the towns located around Lake Lanier are popular retirement destinations, and Cresswind at Lake Lanier offers a perfect way to experience the lake from the comforts of a gated 55+ community.
In addition to standard amenities like a large clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor lap pool, this community also includes access to the lake through a private marina with individual boat slips available.
Homes at Cresswind at Lake Lanier start in the mid-$200k’s and are available in 13 different models that can get as big as 2,964 square feet.
Cresswind Peachtree City*
Cresswind at Peachtree City is a gated 55+ community of 650 homes spread out across just over 400 acres southwest of Atlanta.
All of the standard active adult community amenities are in play here, including a large clubhouse, indoor and outdoor pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.
Single-family homes here start in the mid-$200k’s and range in size from 1,448 square feet to 3,058 square feet.
Located in the southeast corner of Georgia, Cumberland Harbour is a coastal community that offers four different neighborhoods to choose from.
And with an elegant clubhouse, outdoor pool, tennis courts, bike trails, and kayaking all available to residents, there is definitely no shortage of amenities here.
There are six different Signature Home Plans available at Cumberland Harbour. Those homes range in size from 1,533 square feet all the way up to 3,356 square feet. And if those six plans don’t offer what you are looking for, there are also completely custom options available.
Currahee Club is a gorgeous mountain community located in North Georgia about 90 miles northeast of Atlanta. Residents here enjoy access to a massive community clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center, a beautiful zero-entry pool, and a Jim Fazio golf course.
Homes at Currahee are available in three popular styles, as well as a fully custom options that allow residents to build out exactly what they want along the golf course, the lake, or the mountains.
Homes here range in size from as little as 1,800 square feet all the way up to over 5,000 square feet.
Del Webb at Chateau Elan*
Del Webb at Chateau Elan is one of the newest communities in Georgia, and it is located right next to the Chateau Elan Resort in the foothills of the mountains just north of Atlanta.
Proposed amenities here include everything from a large clubhouse and fitness center to a beautiful outdoor pool.
Single-family homes at Del Webb at Chateau Elan are available in ten different models that start in the $200k’s and range in size from 1,109 square feet to 2,536 square feet.
Del Webb at Lake Oconee*
Located in Greensboro about 75 miles east of Atlanta, Del Webb at Lake Oconee is an ideal destination for active adults looking for a little more space.
This rural community along Lake Oconee offers some of the largest lot sites of any active adult community in Georgia, along with all of the standard amenities.
New homes at Del Webb at Lake Oconee start in the $200k’s and there are 10 different floor plans to choose from.
Located just slightly east of Marietta, East Haven is a 28 home community of attached homes.
East Haven offers the perfect combination of private lifestyle and close proximity to the major amenities of Atlanta. Residents here enjoy access to a community pool with a pool house and outdoor grilling area.
Homes in East Haven start in the high-$600k’s and range in size from 2,917 and 3,339 square feet.
Edenton is a gated community of 26 high-end attached homes located in Marietta. Homeowners here can enjoy the fact that the homeowners’ association takes care of all exterior maintenance, giving them plenty of time to enjoy the community park.
The attached homes here start in the low-$500k’s and include popular features like open concept floor plans, second-floor lofts, and master suites on the main floor.
Heritage at Towne Lake*
Heritage at Town Lake is located about an hour north of Atlanta in Woodstock.
In addition to all of the traditional amenities, residents here also enjoy the fact that there are several different golf courses within a short drive of the community.
Homes at Heritage at Towne Lake are available in seven different floorplans that range in size from 1,780 square feet up to 2,546 square feet and start in the mid-$300k’s.
Located just south of Atlanta in Hampton, Heritage Place is a low-maintenance community of 38 attached homes.
Residents here also enjoy access to a community clubhouse that acts as a gathering space for friends and neighbors.
Homes at Heritage Place come in three different floorplans, which range from 1,029 to 1,370 square feet and start in the low-$100k’s.
Larkspur is a 134-home gated community is located in Alpharetta, just north of Atlanta.
Larkspur residents enjoy an impressive community clubhouse known as “The Ranch House,” and a resort-style outdoor swimming pool.
Homes at Larkspur start in the low-$400k’s and come in a variety of different floor plans averaging about 2,500 square feet.
Located north of Atlanta in Woodstock, Longleaf Woodstock is a gated community of single-family homes that was started in 2016. Residents here enjoy the fact that the homeowners’ association takes care of all exterior maintenance throughout the entire community.
Homes at Longleaf Woodstock start in the low-$400k’s, built in the style of English cottages that range in size from 2,061 to nearly 3,000 square feet.
Meadows at Jodeco*
Located in McDonough just south of Atlanta, Meadows at Jodeco is a gated community of 84 attached and single-family homes is all about minimal maintenance. Amenities here include access to a community clubhouse, outdoor pool, and a number of scenic ponds.
The attached homes at Meadows at Jodeco range from 1,400 to 1,916 square feet, while the single-family options are a bit bigger at 2,297 to 2,769 square feet. Homes start in the high-$100k’s.
Moore Station Village
Moore Station Village is a rural community that is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts located in Dublin about halfway between Atlanta and Savannah.
Anglers will love having access to the community’s stocked pond, and other amenities include a large clubhouse, outdoor pool, community garden, and dog park.
Homes at Moore Station Village are available in five different layouts that range in size from 1,762 square feet to 2,322 square feet.
Each of those homes offers the benefits of low-maintenance living and all of the modern smart home advantages today’s buyers are looking for.
Nestledown Farm is a gated and intimate active adult community located one mile west of Cumming along the west side of gorgeous Lake Lanier. Amenities here include everything from a clubhouse and outdoor pool to pickleball courts and scenic walking trails.
Most of the single-family homes here feature three bedrooms and start in the $400k’s.
Old Toccoa Farm
Located in the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest, Old Toccoa Farm is a 405-acre community that is a perfect destination for anyone looking to retire in the mountains of Georgia.
Golfers will love amenities like an 18-hole golf course, a driving range with chipping and putting practice areas, and an 18-hole par three course.
Home options at Old Toccoa Farm start with six different style of cabins and cottages that range in size from just over 1,000 square feet up to 2,140 square feet.
There are also options to purchase spec homes or go all out with completely custom construction.
Osprey Cove is a private club community of luxury homes in St. Mary’s. Between the award-winning 18-hole golf course, the clubhouse, the pool, and the fitness center, this community has all of the amenities to make every single day feel like a vacation.
There are a number of pre-built homes available at Osprey Cove, but one of the biggest benefits this community offers is the ability to build a custom home from scratch on some of the most beautiful lots in all of Georgia.
Anyone looking for a great value option along the coast of Southern Georgia will be thrilled to call Peppertree Crossing home.
This gated community in Brunswick features everything from a clubhouse and outdoor pool to a community garden and scenic walking trails.
Homes at Peppertree Crossing start in the mid-$100k’s and range in size from 1,464 square feet up to 2,379 square feet.
Reynolds Lake Oconee
Sitting on 12,000 acres of lakefront property about 85 miles east of Atlanta, Reynolds Lake Oconee offers the best in upscale living.
In addition to six challenging golf courses, residents here can enjoy 10 different restaurants, four full-service marinas, and a plethora of additional amenities, including a Ritz-Carlton.
With existing homes starting in the high-$300k’s and ranging all the way up to multi-million dollar mansions, there is no limit to the possibilities available at Reynolds Lake Oconee. In addition to the existing listings, there are also plenty of gorgeous homesites available to build your dream home on.
Saddlebrook is a new community of 130 single-family homes located in Snellville, just 30 minutes east of Atlanta. Residents here will be able to enjoy a community clubhouse, an outdoor pool, and a dog park.
Homes at Saddlebrook are available in three different floor plans ranging from 1,704 up to 2,109 square feet and start in the high-$200k’s.
If being close to Savannah is something you value, then Savannah Quarters is definitely a community that should be on your list.
Residents of this community have the option of joining the Savannah Quarters Country Club for access to world-class amenities like an 18-hole Greg Norman golf course.
This master-planned golf community contains a variety of different neighborhoods that each have their own unique style and feel. A wide range of home styles are available at a broad range of price points, but generally you won’t find anything here under $300k.
Located east of Atlanta in Loganville, Seaboard Junction is a gated community of 112 attached homes that was just started in 2019. Plans for this community include a large clubhouse and an outdoor pool.
There are a few floor plans to choose from at Seaboard Junction, each with three bedrooms and two bathrooms with an attached two-car garage and prices start in the high-$200k’s.
Serenity is a community of 47 single-family homes located in Woodstock, about 40 minutes north of Atlanta. Amenities here include a community clubhouse and a collection of nature trails.
There are seven different floorplans to choose from at Serenity, and they range in size from 1,957 to 3,284 square feet. Prices start in the high-$300k’s.
Soleil Laurel Canyon*
Enjoying all of the outdoor amenities of Northern Georgia while still being close enough to the action and excitement of downtown Atlanta is what makes Soleil Laurel Canyon a popular choice for many active adults.
This 978 home community in Canton also offers a 28,000 square foot clubhouse and access to the 18-hole golf course right next door.
Soleil Laurel Canyon offers a selection of Cottage, Traditional and Craftsman-style single-family homes from the mid $300,000s to low $400,000s.
Summit at Auburn Hills*
Located in the beautiful community of Dacula, Summit at Auburn Hills sits at about the halfway point between Atlanta and Athens.
Residents of this 52-home community enjoy a fantastic collection of walking trails, as well as close access to the amenities of Dacula.
The plan for Summit at Auburn Hills includes 52 single-family homes that range from 1,704 to 2,109 square feet. Prices start in the high-$200k’s.
Sun City Peachtree*
Located just 35 miles south of Atlanta, Sun City Peachtree is a 3,387 home Del Webb community specifically for 55+ active adults.
Amenities here include the massive 45,000 square foot Club Peachtree clubhouse, an 18-hole golf course, an outdoor resort-style swimming pool, and a 146-seat movie theater.
New homes at Sun City Peachtree start in the high-$100k’s and are available in ten different floor plans ranging from as little at 1,109 square feet to as much at 2,536 square feet.
Sweet Briar Farms*
Intimate is the word that many residents use to describe Sweet Briar Farms.
This small, gated community of 85 homes located in Woodstock offers traditional amenities like a clubhouse and outdoor pool, a community garden, and scenic walking trails.
Homes at Sweet Briar Farms offer a minimum of 2 bedrooms 2 baths on the main floor plus additional guest suite upstairs and prices start around $500k.
The Georgia Club
Located right outside of Athens, The Georgia Club has been ranked as “one of the 50 best retirement communities in the country.”
Amenities at this elegant community include a massive clubhouse, multiple golf courses, and an expansive health and fitness program.
Homes at The Georgia Club are available in a number of different neighborhoods based on size, style, and price. Those homes can be available starting in the $400k’s, and they can get up into multi-million dollar territory as well.
The Landings is a 6,300-acre island located right outside of Savannah that is home to one of Georgia’s most impressive golf cart communities.
Amenities here include two deep-water marinas, four different clubhouses, six challenging golf courses, and a ridiculous 31 tennis courts.
Existing homes at The Landings are available in a wide range of prices and sizes.
There are also home sites that are just waiting for your custom home on the golf course or along the water.
The Orchards of Central Park*
With construction just starting in 2019, The Orchards of Central Park is one of the newest communities on our list of Georgia retirement destinations. Plans for this 160 home community in Cumming include a large clubhouse and gorgeous pool.
In addition to single-family homes, The Orchards of Central Park also offers condos and attached homes that range from 1,900 to 2,450 square feet and prices start in the high-$200k’s.
The Orchards of Park Ridge*
The Orchards of Park Ridge is a maintenance-free community of attached homes located just south of Lake Lanier. Amenities here include a clubhouse and outdoor pool, along with a number of green spaces and a community pond.
The attached homes at The Orchards of Park Ridge range from 1,535 to 2,233 square feet and start in the mid-$200k’s.
The Overlook at Old Atlanta*
The Overlook at Old Atlanta is a collection of 74 attached villas and 54 single-family homes in Suwannee.
The community offers many amenities including Pool & Clubhouse, exercise room, lighted tennis courts, community gardens, a dog park and a walking trail that connects to the Chattahoochee Pointe Park.
New homes at The Overlook at Old Atlanta start in the mid-$400k’s. The attached villas are available with 2,270 to 2,366 square feet of living area. The single-family homes are a bit bigger with 2,793 to 3,354 square feet of living area.
The Villas at Bethelview*
Located in Cumming, just north of Atlanta along the beautiful Lake Lanier, The Villas at Bethelview is a community of 55 single-family homes that require little-to-no maintenance.
Amenities here include everything from a community clubhouse and outdoor pool to a walking trail that loops through the property.
Homes here showcase timeless designs, open concept floor plans, welcoming front porches and private backyards, and prices start in the mid-$300k’s.
The Villas at Mountain View*
The Villas at Mountain View is a gated 55+ community of 55 single-family homes located in Woodstock.
Villas at Mountainview residents can enjoy all of the standard amenities, plus close access to both downtown Atlanta and the mountains of Northern Georgia.
Homes at The Villas at Mountain View feature open concept floor plans, welcoming front porches and private backyards with prices start in the mid-$300k’s.
Timberbrook is a gated community of single-family homes located 38 miles southwest of Atlanta in Sharpsburg. Amenities here include a large community clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool.
The floorplans available at Timberbrook are all ranch-style homes with open floorplans ranging in size from 1,725 to 2,084 square feet and prices start in the high $200k’s.
Traditions at Herrington*
Details coming soon.
Located right outside of Savannah, Waterways describes itself as “rooted in nature and built with modern amenities,” and you will have a hard time finding residents there who don’t agree.
Those amenities include the relaxing Grand Lagoon, the Ridgewood Amenity Center, miles of walking trials, a dog park, and a community garden.
Homes at Waterways are available in a number of cottage floorplans, and there are also plenty of custom options. Homes prices start in the low-$300k’s.
Westbrook Village is a brand new community of 34 single-family and attached homes located about 30 miles northeast of Atlanta in Suwannee.
All lawn care and outdoor maintenance here is handled by the homeowners’ association, so residents are free to kick back and enjoy their retirement.
The attached homes at Westbrook Villages all feature two bedrooms with three-and-a-half bathrooms plus a flex room, while the single-family floor plans come in multiple variations. Homes prices start in the high-$300k’s.
Windsong Properties has been developing active adult communities in the Atlanta area since 2003. They have a number of 55+ communities in various stages of development in Cobb and Cherokee Counties north of Atlanta, with prices starting in the $300k’s.
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