Age 55+, Active Adult Living Communities: Charleston SC Real Estate

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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.

Directions
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.

Directions
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

www.theelmsofcharleston.org

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.

Directions
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.

Directions
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

http://www.libertycottages.com

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 hlord@heatherlord.com .  It would be my pleasure to introduce you to the newest  55+ Adult Active Lifestyle community in the Lowcountry.

208  Angora Way Summerville, SC 29485

208 Angora Way
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan
Residential

MLS# 15013800 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2387 sqft

The wollemi floor plan in the pines at gahagan a private gated community for 55 plus adults in the heart of summerville. community amenity center i... 

$324,000
Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
132  Brutus Ln Summerville, SC 29485

132 Brutus Ln
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan
Residential

MLS# 15013710 / Active
3 br, 3 ba, 2058 sqft

The longleaf floor plan features 3 bed, 3 bath, loft, finished sunroom. the pines at gahagan is a private gated community for 55 and better adults,... 

$294,000
Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
119  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

119 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan
Residential

MLS# 15014334 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1997 sqft

Gorgeous parkwood floor plan with gas fireplace, upgraded fencing, extended patio, sun setter retractable awning, gas range, hardwood floors, cust... 

$288,500
Reduced -$5,250
Provided courtesy of BHHS Southern Coast Real Estate
123  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

123 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan
Residential

MLS# 15019794 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 2034 sqft

123 brutus lane is now for sale in the pines of gahagan. a private 55+ community which is located in the heart of summerville and offers a beaut... 

$279,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
129  Brutus Lane Summerville, SC 29485

129 Brutus Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan
Residential

MLS# 1402384 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1864 sqft

This is the only re-sale available in the pines at gahagan at 55+ development. it is also the only home left for sale on the very desirable middle ... 

$259,900
Provided courtesy of Apex Real Estate Group, LLC
2422  Tuscany Drive North Charleston, SC 29406

2422 Tuscany Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15015303 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 2050 sqft

Bring your offer! a beautifully renovated 2050sf home offering some lucky buyer/s 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths (one with low rise walk-in shower in mas... 

$249,500
Provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS
2667  Hanford Mills Lane North Charleston, SC 29406

2667 Hanford Mills Lane
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15009413 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1770 sqft

The cypress ii plan is an open plan with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths with soaring 10' ceilings. the kitchen is open with a pantry and huge island. ... 

$243,162
Provided courtesy of Ryland Homes
197  Angora Way Summerville, SC 29485

197 Angora Way
Summerville, SC 29485
Pines at gahagan
Residential

MLS# 15009745 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 1617 sqft

Beautiful home located in a 55+ neighborhood and located within walking distance of the town of summerville. this home has an open floorplan and ha... 

$238,800
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
2673  Hanford Mills Lane North Charleston, SC 29406

2673 Hanford Mills Lane
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15011492 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1770 sqft

The cypress ii plan is an open plan with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths with soaring 10' ceilings. the kitchen is open with a pantry and huge island. ... 

$237,567
Reduced -$1,433
Provided courtesy of Ryland Homes
9179  Spring Branch Court North Charleston, SC 29406

9179 Spring Branch Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15019320 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 2087 sqft

Great home offered at this gated 55+ community closest to downtown charleston. this popular savannah plan has many updated and new features. new ba... 

$225,000
Provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors
9071  Delancey Circle North Charleston, SC 29406

9071 Delancey Circle
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 1401072 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1934 sqft

** incredible lake location in charleston's premier 55+ adult community w/ lots of amenities ** best lot and lots of house for the money ** maste... 

$204,900
Provided courtesy of REMAX Advanced Realty
2514  Shadowcreek Court North Charleston, SC 29406

2514 Shadowcreek Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15013520 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1724 sqft

Presenting a "rare find" in the elms, charleston area's premier 55+ adult community - a double wide driveway for the 2 car family! no fuss with "h... 

$203,000
Reduced -$1,900
Provided courtesy of Century 21 Properties Plus
9152  Delancey Circle North Charleston, SC 29406

9152 Delancey Circle
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15020047 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1432 sqft

Lovely home with plantation shutters throughout the home. an open layout in this huge great room. sunroom has indoor/outdoor blinds with an ez wind... 

$202,500
Provided courtesy of Brand Name Real Estate
9134  Southern Grove Court North Charleston, SC 29406

9134 Southern Grove Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15015644 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1420 sqft

Russell cthis is proposed construction of our russell c plan. this home is loaded with options including: laminate flooring, upgraded carpeting, ce... 

$200,641
Provided courtesy of Ryland Homes
9126  Woodcreek Court North Charleston, SC 29406

9126 Woodcreek Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 1422913 / Active Contingent
2 br, 2 ba, 1474 sqft

55 and older? tired of mowing grass? looking for convenient location with a modest budget? the elms of charleston might be the best kept secret ... 

$194,900
Provided courtesy of Ravenel Associates Real Estate. LLC
9137  Southern Grove Court North Charleston, SC 29406

9137 Southern Grove Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15015638 / Active
3 br, 2 ba, 1172 sqft

This is proposed construction of our greenwood c plan. this home is loaded with options including: laminate flooring, upgraded carpeting, ceramic t... 

$191,590
Provided courtesy of Ryland Homes
9037  Delancey Circle North Charleston, SC 29406

9037 Delancey Circle
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15020225 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1665 sqft

So much this home has to offer in the elms gated adult community closest to downtown charleston!! let's start with the newer items - recently insta... 

$190,000
Provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors
9043  Hackney Court North Charleston, SC 29406

9043 Hackney Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15018595 / Active
2 br, 2 ba, 1572 sqft

What a great home to live the good life! the elms is a gated age restricted 55+ community close to hospitals doctors, dentists, shopping, dining, l... 

$182,000
Reduced -$7,000
Provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors
9122  Lafayette C North Charleston, SC 29406

9122 Lafayette C
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15019233 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 1745 sqft

Here it is, the perfect home for retirement! just move in and enjoy this lovely home that has been meticulously cared for by the owners. it is an ... 

$175,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
9021 E Delancey Circle North Charleston, SC 29406

9021 E Delancey Circle
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 15006254 / Active Contingent
2 br, 2 ba, 1550 sqft

Welcome home to wood floors in the foyer & hall. vaulted ceiling in the great room makes an already spacious room feel even bigger. separate dining... 

$160,000
Provided courtesy of Carolina One Real Estate
9078  Hadley Court North Charleston, SC 29406

9078 Hadley Court
North Charleston, SC 29406
The elms
Residential

MLS# 1326429 / Active Contingent
3 br, 2 ba, 2096 sqft

Us court ordered sale :: move-in ready, 1-story 3br/2ba spacious home located on a cul-de-sac in the elms (a 55+ gated community).... the elms amen... 

$140,000
Provided courtesy of Re/Max Advanced Realty

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