Jacksonville Active Adult Homes For Sale
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Buying a Jacksonville 55+ Home or Condo
For those over the age of 55, there is a lot to be said for the sense of community and easy way of life that can be attained by living in an active adult community. In Jacksonville, there are dozens of neighborhoods designed to with residents over the age of 55 in mind, and with so many options to choose from, the trouble won’t be deciding whether or not to retire in Jacksonville, but deciding precisely where to retire in Jacksonville.
Living in a Jacksonville Active Adult Community
The benefits of living in an active adult community in Jacksonville are wide-ranging, and impossible to deny. The most obvious perk of living in an active adult community is the amenities, and though they vary from neighborhood to neighborhood, they’re always plentiful. Living in an active adult community always guarantees you an added layer of security, which goes double for gated communities. You can also travel without having to worry about maintaining your home in your absence, and when something does go awry at home, you have a team standing by ready to assist you. It’s hard to find things not to love about living in an active adult community in Jacksonville.
Top Jacksonville Area Active Adult Communities
When you begin searching for your active adult community in Jacksonville, you’ll immediately realize that there are so many wonderful options from which to choose. A few notable examples include the following communities.
Artisan Lakes - A gated community, Artisan Lakes provides residents with quick access to major highways and roads as well as shopping, dining, and entertainment in nearby Jacksonville. Most of the homes at Artisan Lakes back up against a gorgeous preserved natural area, so the views are undeniably stunning.
Stillwater - One of the biggest benefits of living at Stillwater is easy access to the gorgeous Florida beaches. The amenities at Stillwater are plentiful, and residents can enjoy living close enough to Jacksonville to run daily errands and will always have a resort-style home to which to return.
Eagle Bend Island - Located along the Nassau River, Eagle Bend Island is a gated community of single family homes. Eagle Bend Island has its own canal and a dock, and as a result, fishing and kayaking have become popular hobbies amongst the residents. It’s situated on a preserved natural area, and those who live at Eagle Bend are bound to enjoy its picturesque landscape.
Pros & Cons of Living in a Jacksonville Active Adult Community
When making your decision about where to retire, consider both the pros and cons to living in a Jacksonville active adult community.
No need to worry about landscaping. When you live in an active adult community, the HOA handles all of the landscaping and exterior maintenance of your home. Homeownership can be a tremendous undertaking, but living in a neighborhood for active adults makes it so much easier.
You can enjoy the amenities. Living in many active adult communities can feel like you’re living at a vacation resort all-year round. Some of the most popular amenities include pools, fitness centers, clubhouses, golf courses, access to lakes, craft rooms, and on-site restaurants. Sometimes it’s hard to find reasons to leave home!
Live at a slower pace. When you live in an active adult community, you can truly find peace in a slower way of life. It’s easier to relax when you’re surrounded by other like-minded people.
HOA fees can be costly. Unlike owning a home in a traditional neighborhood, owning a home in an active adult community requires you to pay HOA fees that cover the needs of the community, fund amenities, and pay for upkeep to your home. While some communities have fairly low HOA fees, others– especially those with the most or fanciest amenities– can have exorbitant HOA fees.
Changes to your home will have to be approved. If you wish to make changes to your home, they’ll have to be approved by the HOA. A lot of active adult communities have guidelines and restrictions on how residents may or may not alter the interior and exterior of their homes.
Lack of age diversity. Many people enjoy being around others of all ages. Living in an active adult community means that you will be surrounded by people age 55 and older most of the time.
Jacksonville Real Estate Agents & 55+ Home Experts
If you are thinking about buying or selling a Jacksonville active adult home, our team can help you navigate the 55+ home market and get you the best possible price based on current market conditions. Simply put, we know the Jacksonville active adult homes better than anyone!
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