Active Adult 55+ Homes in Palm Beach County

Active Adult 55+ homes for sale in Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and Boca Raton provide Baby Boomers and other home buyers of a certain age an exciting opportunity to live an active lifestyle in warm weather year-round!  Gone are the days of "Heaven's Waiting Room" condo communities in Boca Raton.  These new Active Adult (55 and over) homes for sale in South Florida are luxurious, fun, social, and designed for the "Active Adult." 

Palm Beach County is home to several newly built Active Adult communities, in particular, Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. These communities provide amenities like gate-manned entrances, Olympic-sized swimming pools, state-of-the-art fitness centers, card rooms, and more!  From the award-winning "Valencia's" (Valencia Lakes, Valencia Isles, Valencia Reserve, Valencia Cove, and Valencia Bay) in Delray Beach, Lake Worth, and Boynton Beach, to other luxurious Active Adult developments like The Cascades, Mizner Falls, and Aberdeen Country Club.  There are even options on the ocean or Intracoastal Waterway in such communities like Sabal Point and Sabal Shores in Boca Raton which are situated directly on the sand with ocean views for miles!

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Active Adult 55+ Homes for Sale in South Florida

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Active Adult Community Lifestyles

Active Adult (55+) communities, sometimes referred to as age qualified communities, active adult housing, age-restricted communities, or 55-plus communities, are residential neighborhoods with an age restriction for residents.  These active adult communities in Palm Beach County range from condominium or apartments, single-family homes in gated communities, or one-story villas.  Typically, these active adult communities have several amenities such as clubhouses, fitness centers, tennis courts, swimming pools and spas, game rooms, card rooms, golf courses, as well as classes and clubs for homeowners.  The upscale area of Palm Beach County is splendid for year-round or part-time enjoyment, with warm weather perfect for golf, tennis, fishing and more!

Active Adult Community Services & Amenities

Boynton Beach active adult communities tend to be designed with the needs of their aging residents.  Active Adult real estate is designed with accessibility and safety in mind, both in the homes and communities.  Active Adult Homes for sale in 55+ communities tend to be smaller, single-story detached or semi-attached houses with 1 or 2 bedrooms, and a garage.  The floor plans are laid out in order for active seniors to age in a comfortable place.  Active Adult communities in Palm Beach County tend to be close to shopping centers, restaurants, churches, and libraries, as well as recreational facilities and hospitals.  Security patrols and gated entrances are also very common.  One of the many benefits of living in communities for active adults is the low maintenance lifestyle. Homeowners associations are often responsible for the maintenance of the community's amenities as well as the homes' landscaping and exterior upkeep.  In addition, Active Adult community associations may offer the cost of basic cable, water, homeowners insurance, transportation, and other various utilities.

Active Adult Community Restrictions and Requirements

Active Adult (55+) communities have residency requirements which often include that at least one spouse be over the age of 55, although each community has different requirements.  Although active adult communities are considered a retirement community, they often have many working (non-retired) residents.  Homeowner associations typically have covenants of which residents must abide by which maintain the home values and ensure a safe and friendly community for all residents.  In addition, there are rules which prevent residents from allowing children under a certain age become permanent residents.

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