There are so many 55 Plus Communities in and around the Triangle, we have put together a list of the more popular ones and will continue to update this. There are over 40 of them!

I know these communities quite well and would be happy to answer your questions about them as well as setting up a time for you to view available homes for sale.


Carolina Preserve is a Del Webb built community of low-maintenance homes,ranging in size from 1217 square feet to around 3500. Some of the homes have basements as well as attached garages.  

Carolina Arbors Around 1256 homes in this Del Webb built community once its completed. New homes are still available. Like its ‘sister community’ Carolina Preserve, there are low maintenance homes as well as an outstanding 34,000 square foot club house, with lots of amenities that cater to your active adult lifestyle. Near this community are medical facilities, dining, shopping and freeways. Super location

Del Webb Carolina Gardens-Fuquay Varina will build around 800 homes southwest of Raleigh. The same fun features most Del Webb communities have ensure the over 55 crowd will live like they are on vacation 365 days a year.  There will be about 10 different home models that meet the needs of 55+ homebuyers.

Heritage Pines in Cary, is a charming, non gated, 298-home active adult community with single-family homes as well as one-story villas. There’s a clubhouse and pool as well as trail system around a small lake  which gives it a small town feel however it is minutes to Cary Tennis Center, shopping, dining, medical facilities and freeways. Great central location. Re-sales only 

Regency at Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh offers a central location within 15 minutes of downtown Raleigh, Cary/Apex/Morrisville as well as Durham and Chapel Hill. These Toll Brothers built ranch homes are set in Brier Creek golf community near shopping, dining, hospitals and freeways. There is a 40,000 square foot clubhouse as well as pool and Arnold Palmer championship golf course (additional fees may apply to join) Fitness facilities and tennis courts.

Chapelwood at Downing Creek, offers all brick  homes ranging in size from 1,773 to 2,710 square feet. A smaller community of 69 homes, they have green living features and about 30% of its land is kept ‘green/parklike’. Location is wonderful, its just off Highway 54, across from Meadowmont, only minutes to the University of North Carolina (UNC) campus and downtown Chapel Hill.

The Cedars in Chapel Hill There are Cottages, Veranda Homes (condo types) and Villas. Its for 60 plus age group and is part of the Meadowmont neighborhood. 

Fearrington Village Chapel HIll, this community was started in the mid ’70’s and they continue to build more homes, ranch and two story homes,plus townhomes.Once completed there will be approximately 1400 homes here. The village offers shopping, dining, entertainment plus there are a lot of clubs you can get involved in. An easy drive to downtown Chapel HIll. You can also get to Southpointe Mall from here as well.

Regency at White Oak, a Toll Brothers community offers one level homes set in Apex with a quick commute to Cary. Near shopping, dining, freeways and entertainment as well as Jordan Lake.


When you are ready to start your search for a great place to call home, contact me. Always happy to answer questions and help with your search


Sharon Lewis

Fathom Realty


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