Charleston 55+, Active Adult Living Communities|Heather Lord REALTOR

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Those folks who choose one of the Active Adult Living Communities in the Charleston SC area as their part-time or full-time retirement community talk about the great weather, the reasonable cost of living, the wonderful activities and of course the friendships that are fostered.

In recent years the Summerville SC area has witnessed the addition of two new ( Age 55+) communities namely Del Webb Charleston and Pines at Gahagan in Summerville. These bring the number of Active Adult Age Restricted communities to a total of four with The Elms of Charleston and *Southern Palms completing the foursome.  

Del Webb Charleston - 409 Coastal Bluff Way, Summerville, SC 29483                        

Located in the master planned community of Cane Bay Plantation - Del Webb Charleston officially opened in the Summer of 2007. The focal point of the 360 acre community, The Resort at Cane Bay is reserved for Del Webb Charleston residents and their Guests and offers 20,000 sq feet of recreation space including;

Heated Indoor Pool ~ State of the Art Fitness Center ~ Aerobics Studio ~ Workshops ~ Meeting Rooms ~ Craft Center and that is just the inside! Outside, there's another heated pool with sundeck ~ tennis courts ~ pickleball courts ~ bocce courts ~ horseshoes and a firepit.

Lifestyle Director Jennifer Burton maintains a busy schedule - overseeing such popular activities as Live Dancing ~ Theater Outings ~ Bocce Tournaments to name but a few.

Restricted to Age 55+: At least one resident must be 55 years old, and no one under 19 may reside within the community. * Children and Grand Children under the age of 19 are welcome and may visit for up to 90 days in a consecutive 12 month period. Anyone over the age of 19 may be a fulltime resident, provided one household member is 55 or better.

Floor Plans
A total of 11 single-family ranch style homes are offered and these range from approximately 1,100 square feet to approximately 2,800 square feet.

Home Sites
Home sites will vary in size between collections. The Seaside Collection will have home sites of 40' x120' approx., the Harbor Collection will be approx. 50' x 120' and the Coastal Collection will offer 64' x 120' home sites.

From I-26 East take US-17A North (Exit 199B) towards Moncks Corner. Merge onto US-17A and travel 4 miles. At the intersection, take a left onto 176 North and follow for about 3 miles. Take a right onto Cane Bay Boulevard and look for the sign that says Del Webb at Cane Bay on your right.

Pines at Gahagan - 501 Gahagan Road, Summerville, SC 29485

For those individuals who prefer smaller communities the Pines at Gahagan may be just the neighborhood to provide a carefree, active adult lifestyle with a boutique feel. Located in the heart of Historic Summerville this 25 acre, gated development will offer a total of 109 single family detached homes ranging in size from 1250 to over 3,000 square feet.

Don't let size fool you the community will offer a plethora of activities and the central focus will be the newly constructed 4.700 sq foot Clubhouse.

Outdoor Pool ~ Exercise Room ~ Billiards Room ~ Salon ~ Library ~ Game Room

In addition the community will offer three ponds with walking trails.

Monthly Regime Fee
Monthly regime fee of $175 will include lawn care ~ landscaping maintenance ~ exterior pressure washing 2 times per year ~ Access to the Clubhouse & Pool and Basic Cable Service.

From I-26 Take Exit 199A - Highway 17/Summerville - Go approx. ¾ of a mile and turn left onto Berlin G. Myers Parkway. Follow the Parkway to Gahagan Road ~ Turn Left onto Gahagan Road ~ Pines at Gahagan will be approx. ½ miles on your left.

The Elms of Charleston - 9100 Elms Plantation Blvd., N.Charleston, SC 29406

The Elms of Charleston is a wonderful age 55+, gated retirement community located in Charleston County. This hospitable 200 acre community of 300+ homes is built on the site of the former Elms Plantation.

Conveniently located across from the Trident Regional Health Center and just minutes to I-26, The Elms is comprised of both resale and new construction single family detached homes as well as townhomes. Homes range in size from a compact 832 to over 2200 sq feet.

In addition to a nearly new 8,000 sq foot Clubhouse the community also has an onsite, full time Activities Director who plans and oversees weekly social events, aerobics, event trips - even grocery shopping!

Amenities include: Swimming Pool ~ Billiards ~ Card Room ~ Tennis Courts ~ Fitness Room ~ Private Stocked Fishing Lake ~ Miles of Walking Trails.

Monthly Regime Fee
The monthly regime fee is $190 and includes: Lawn & Landscape Maintenance ~ Exterior Power Washing ~ Outside Painting twice annually.

Take I-26 from Charleston, Exit at 205B, Turn Right onto Highway 78. Pass Charleston Southern University on Left. Turn Left onto Elms Plantation Blvd. near Wannamaker Park ~ Travel Straight Back.

Southern Palms - 701 Southern Palms Blvd., Ladson, SC 29456

Southern Palms, is an age 55+ gated community located in the town of Ladson - close to Summerville, SC and almost around the corner from the Summerville Medical Center. The community is a *land lease community which allows residents to own their own manufactured homes while keeping the funds normally spent on the land purchase for other purposes. Southern Palms is the most affordable Active Adult Lifestyle community in the Charleston SC area.

In addition to lovely landscaped grounds residents need not worry about yard work as lawn maintenance is included in your regime fee.

Amenities in the community included: Clubhouse ~ Swimming Pool ~ Numerous Organized Events

Homes range in price from the low 80's to the mid 150's and at time of writing there are seven homes for sale.

I -26 Westbound to Exit 205A - Route 78 West to Summerville - Drive 1.4 miles to Stoplight and turn Left onto Ladson Road - Drive to 3rd Traffic Light and Turn Right onto Jamison Road - Travel .2 miles and Turn Right Into Southern Palms.


Liberty Cottages at Park West – Mt.Pleasant SC

Welcome to the first and only age 55+ active adult lifestyle neighborhood in Park West!  Located in Mt.Pleasant, SC just minutes from historic downtown Charleston, the pristine beaches of Isle of Palms & Sullivan’s Island, great shopping at the Towne Center and more…

This quaint gated neighborhood lies within the gorgeous Master Planned community of Park West and residents of Liberty Cottages enjoy all the same amenities – Swimming Pools, Tennis Courts, Clubhouse, Miles of Walking Trails however they don’t do any yard work or landscape maintenance as this is provided. In fact the maintenance staff will even change light bulbs in your recessed fixtures!

Through an exclusive arrangement residents of Liberty Cottages can access all the services of Somerby of Mt.Pleasant, a Continuing Care Retirement Community. An arrangement with nearby Somerby allows residents of Liberty Cottages to access services such as housekeeping, transportation, beauty salon, even in home health care on an as needed basis. Physicians will even make house calls and you only pay for the services you need!

Homes sites number just 43 making this an intimate community of well appointed homes that will range in size from 2,746 to 3,148 square feet. Built by well known Simonini Builders these homes are sure to please the most critical eye.


Contact Heather Lord

For a personal tour of Liberty Cottages at Park West please contact me at mobile 843 810-9414 or email at .  It would be my pleasure to introduce you to the newest  55+ Adult Active Lifestyle community in the Lowcountry.

102  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

102 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan

MLS# 16016208 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2975 sqft

Special opportunity to get in to this 55+ boutique community in the final stage. only 18 home sites remain! other such communities in the area requ... 

Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
208  Angora Way Summerville, SC 29485

208 Angora Way
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan

MLS# 16016198 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2350 sqft

Wollemi plan in the pines at gahagan. private gated 55+ community with convenient access to a multitude of life necessities (shopping, dining, medi... 

Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
202  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

202 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan

MLS# 16016213 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 2058 sqft

3 bedroom 1-story in a quality 55+ gated community 2 blocks from the center of historic downtown summerville town square. h&h homes offers a qualit... 

Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
132  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

132 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan

MLS# 16015454 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2253 sqft

Pines at gahagan is a 55+ gated community with convenient access to shopping, dining, and medical facilities all in a 3-4 mile radius from home. th... 

Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
119  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

119 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan

MLS# 16003975 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 2047 sqft

Buy at a huge discount over new construction! welcome home to this almost like new one story home in the centrally located summerville gated 55+ ac... 

Reduced -$200
Provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors
123  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

123 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan

MLS# 16011599 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 2034 sqft

Step into this beautiful wide open home and you will fall in love with all the natural light and open space. king-sized master suite boasts delu... 

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