55 and Over
Todays 55 and over communities are vibrant places with resort style amenities and activities designed to appeal to active adults. Not to be confused with retirement homes or assisted living facilities, senior communities offer a wide range of housing choices; from condo’s to villa’s to single family homes in gated communities. Many offer special features designed for older residents, for example wider doorways and one level homes to allow for easier access. Most offer low maintenance living featuring HOA’s that cover landscaping and other costs such as home insurance and even some utilities. 55 and over communities typically offer community pools, fitness centers, tennis courts, spas and even golf courses and stage fun events, classes and workshops. With such a wide array of amenities and activities, living in a 55 and over community is often more like living on a long adult summer vacation. 55 and over communities offer residents peace of mind, many are gated and patrolled by security. Demand for homes in these 55 and over communities is on the rise due to the tax advantages and appealing prices. They also provide the knowledge that your neighbors share essentially the same interests and lifestyle. The North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda areas offer a wealth of these communities, start searching for the 55 and over community that fits your needs today!