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55+ Living

Active Adult Communities in Williamsburg and on the Viriginia Peninsula


Also known as 55+ communities, age qualified communities, lifestyle communities or retirement communities, active adult communities are planned communities that are tailored to adults 55+. We have a variety of 55+ communities in Williamsburg, York County, Newport News, Hampton, and Smithfield.

Many are master planned communities that have a clubhouse or lifestyle center with organized group activities, sometimes with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, exercise facilities, craft rooms, decks and patios for gathering, and more.

There is also a focus on low maintenance and energy efficiency; one floor living or few steps, open floor plans and resort type settings are also hallmarks of 55+ communities. Some of our local communities also have gated entrances and security patrols for added safety. Health care facilities are usually nearby.

You don’t have to be retired to take advantage of a 55+ community…many pre-retirees are seeing the benefit of no more yard work and the opportunity to put the key in the door and go for their busy lifestyles.

They are called “active adult” communities for a reason…they are filled with folks 55 and better who enjoy an active lifestyle. Many clients appreciate 55+ communities for this reason alone – neighbors around the same age who share similar interests and hobbies. Clubhouses are hubs for organized and unorganized activities. Active adult communities give their residents an immediate sense of community.

Moving to a 55+ community is not downsizing to a lower lifestyle; on the contrary…for most active adult community residents, the less yard and home maintenance frees up their time to invest in hobbies and activities.

Want more info?

TheSavvySeniorOnline.com was created as a resource for folks who are retiring to Williamsburg, VA and surrounding areas on the Virginia Peninsula and in the Historic Triangle.  You can search active adult communities, 55+ communities, age restricted communities, as well as homes for sale with first floor master bedrooms, or homes all one story or level.  We know where the best buys are for creating a maintenance free lifestyle!

The Liz Moore Senior Team understands the special needs of those who are downsizing, and we have a variety of resources to help you with auctions, estate sales, consignment, de-cluttering and every phase of getting your home ready to sell.  Be sure to ask us about our free e-book for seniors interested in downsizing!

You can reach us at 757-873-2707 in Newport News and 757-645-4106 in Williamsburg.  Just ask for the Liz Moore Senior Team!