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Triangle Active Adult Communities

Are you looking to "right-size" your home? As you get closer to retiring, it might be time to consider a lifestyle change to better suit your needs. Luckily, downsizing doesn't have to mean downgrading. In fact, the Triangle is home to some of the best active adult communities in the country—and your dream home could be waiting.

If you're ready to make a move, trust Town & Country Realty to help you navigate the process from start to finish. We're experts when it comes to "right-sizing" and finding the right active adult community, and we can't wait to team up!

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Explore the Triangle's Latest Active Adult Communities

Carolina Preserve

It's no secret that this Cary neighborhood is one of the hottest 55+ communities in the state. Explore this Del Webb-designed subdivision today to find your new niche!

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Orchard Villas

Uncover a one-of-a-kind lifestyle in this well-appointed active adult community. Apex's Orchard Villas features a clubhouse, aquatic center, and plenty of activities to keep you busy.

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Heritage Pines

Looking to embrace a country club lifestyle? You'll find everything you could ever dream of and more at Heritage Pines, one of the finest active adult communities near Morrisville.

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Why Active Adult Living?

Low Maintenance

We get it—keeping up with a home and yard can be exhausting, especially as you get older. In many 55+ neighborhoods, nearly all the work is done for you, including landscaping and outside maintenance. It's just another reason many older adults are making the move to these unique communities. 

Endless Activities

What do you love to do? When you live in one of the Triangle's best active adult subdivisions, it's easy to pick up a new hobby or have some fun. You'll find plenty of neighbors heading to golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, art classes, live performances, clubs, and plenty of social activities.

Amazing Amenities

One of the biggest draws to 55+ communities is the wide variety of amenities. Here, you'll find everything from aquatic centers to massive clubhouses, all of which are designed specifically with seniors in mind. Go ahead—indulge a little bit! We guarantee you'll find something exciting to do in your free time.

Added Security

It's no surprise that safety is a top priority for many buyers, especially as they get older. Luckily, many active adult neighborhoods are gated, and some even feature a full-time security staff, which gives residents even more peace of mind. You'll rest easy knowing you, your loved ones, and your home are completely safe—and that's something money can't buy.

Why the Triangle?

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Low Cost of Living

During the last decade, the Raleigh area has seen a massive boom in population—and the low cost of living is often a major factor that drives buyers to the Triangle. On average, homeowners here spend less than $2,000 per month on expenses, which is significantly lower than other metro areas in the country.

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Great Healthcare

As you get older, you might grow more concerned about the quality of healthcare in your area. Luckily, the Triangle is home to countless major hospital networks, including Duke, the University of North Carolina REX, and Wake Med. In fact, our medical centers have received high marks from US News, so you'll always receive care that you can trust. 

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Plenty to Do

Want to see the North Carolina Symphony? Ready to catch a play at the Durham Performing Arts Center? Maybe checking out all of Raleigh's museums is more your speed. No matter where you choose to settle down in the Triangle, you'll be filling your calendar up with tons of fun activities and events all year round.

Your Dream Home Awaits...

If you're ready to "right size" your home, you might want to consider one of the Triangle's top active adult communities. If you're ready to start your home search, feel free to reach out to the experts Town & Country Realty. We can't wait to team up and jumpstart your real estate journey!