The Best 55+ Communities in Charlotte

The Best 55+ Communities in Charlotte

  • Andy Bovender Team
  • 06/17/23

Exploring the 55+ Neighborhoods of the Charlotte Region

As retirement approaches, many individuals seek communities that offer a vibrant lifestyle, opportunities for social engagement, and an array of amenities tailored to their needs. In this regard, Charlotte, NC has emerged as a haven for 55+ neighborhoods, providing an abundance of appealing options for active adults. These communities not only offer beautiful homes but also a host of amenities that cater to the unique preferences of this age group. Let’s take a closer look at some of the remarkable amenities found in Charlotte’s 55+ neighborhoods.

Resort-Style Clubhouses

Golf Courses, Tennis/Pickleball Courts

Swimming Pools

Walking and Biking Trails

Social Clubs and Activities

On-Site Restaurants and Cafes

Maintenance-Free Living


Below are the top notable 55+ single family communities and their locations:

(sold price range-March-June 2023 )

  1. Sun City Carolina Lakes-Indian Land, SC ($416,500-698,550)
  2. Tree Tops-Lancaster, SC ($440,000-655,000)
  3. Carolina Orchards-Fort Mill, SC ($480,000-610,000)
  4. Four Seasons at Gold Hill-Fort Mill, SC ($439,000-460,000)
  5. The Courtyards at Tega Cay-Tega Cay, SC ($600,000)
  6. The Courtyards at Wesley Chapel-Waxhaw, NC ($465,000-635,000)
  7. The Courtyards at Emerald Lake-Stallings, NC ($563,000)
  8. Regency at Palisades-Charlotte, NC (most recent sales in 2022 $669,000-743,000)
  9. The Courtyards and Kinnamon Park-Huntersville, NC ($472,500)
  10. Bailey’s Glen-Cornelius, NC ($430,000-828,000)
  11. The Courtyards at Blume Point-Mooresville, NC ($545,000-743,000)
  12. Imagery on Mountain Island-Mount Holly, NC ($460,000-909,999)


New Construction Communities:

  1. The Gentry at Handsmill on Lake Wylie-York, SC (Starting in the low 400’s-600s. Move-in ready homes available.)
  2. Cresswind Wesley Chapel-Monroe, NC (Starting in the low 400’s-500s. Move-in ready homes available.)
  3. Esplanade at Northgate-Indian Trail, NC (Starting in the low 400s)
  4. Cresswind Charlotte- Charlotte, NC (Starting in the low 400’s-600s. Move-in ready homes available.)
  5. Trilogy Lake Norman-Denver, NC (Starting in the high 300’s-400s. Move-in ready homes available. 


Charlotte’s 55+ neighborhoods offer an inviting combination of beautiful homes and an impressive array of amenities designed to enhance the quality of life for active adults. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, fitness, socialization, or a blend of all three, these neighborhoods are sure to deliver, making them a prime destination for retirees looking to embark on an exciting new chapter in their lives. 

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