No matter what age you are, fall is the perfect time to get out and enjoy your metro Atlanta community. Within many of the area’s active adult neighborhoods, there are activities for all ages, so when the kids or grandkids come visit, you won’t need to go far for fun.
Here, a few area active 55+ communities share more about their own amenities and activities to help you start your new home search.
102 High Mountain Trace, Canton, 30114
Soleil Laurel Canyon offers a resort lifestyle filled with premium programming for Soleil residents. The community boasts a full-time lifestyle director team that plans family-friendly events in the community throughout the year such as musical programs, theater troupes and pool parties. The fall is also the perfect time for exploring Soleil’s on-site hiking trails, perfect for an afternoon exploring with grandchildren of all ages. Soleil’s clubhouse is the perfect place for get-togethers with friends visiting in the community. Guests can enjoy clubhouse features like the billiards room and library, and can even register to accompany residents to sports activities such as pickleball and tennis, perfect for the cooler autumn weather. Whatever you are in the mood for, Soleil Laurel Canyon has free time with family and friends covered this fall.
7004 Lake Sterling Blvd., Flowery Branch, 30542
Sterling on the Lake, a place where spacious front porches meet tranquil lakes, is a vibrant community in Flowery Branch. The lifestyle in The Springs, a single-level living, low-maintenance neighborhood, makes it easy to fall in love with the Sterling way of life. Choose to connect with neighbors in one of our many empty nester clubs, such as the lively ROMEOs (Retired Old Men Eating Out) or at one of our meditation classes. For outdoor fun, head to The Lodge, the neighborhood’s clubhouse equipped with a swimming pool perfect for lounging or swimming laps and bocce ball court. Residents can stroll the trails near protected open space and private lakes, or meet up at a community wine tasting event to relax and refuel with friends and neighbors. The full-time activities director keeps the community active with year-round activities and events including chili cook-offs, fishing tournaments, live jazz nights, and the annual Harvest Balloon Festival. Residents looking for lively competition can hit the sport court at one of three tennis centers, and for those needing extra instruction, onsite tennis pros are available to help.
2419 Lake Arrowhead Drive, Waleska, 30183
There’s something special about the lake and mountains; something serene, peaceful and transforming. And when you add one of the most pristine lakes in the Southeast, you redefine mountain, lake and golf living. Welcome to Lake Arrowhead, a private mountain, lake and golfing community just outside of Canton, Georgia.
You’ll fall in love with the 540-acre, crystal clear lake with 21 miles of shoreline that sits as the centerpiece of the property. Lake Arrowhead’s lifestyle director has the pleasure of providing an exciting array of activities and events for owners year-round. Residents can enjoy lake tours at sunset and the community’s lakeside park, with grills, oversized swings, and a great spot for swimming in the lake. World-class amenities include a championship golf course, tennis facility, pickle ball courts, swimming pools, and championship bass fishing. Hike along 8 miles of neighborhood trails, or enjoy an afternoon of horseback riding. The community regularly hosts outdoor concerts, cooking classes, drive-in movies under the stars, golf tournaments, wine tastings and health and wellness classes, just to name a few. For these reasons and more, Lake Arrowhead has become the perfect “staycation” for homeowners and their families. The Sales and Information Center, located across from the lake, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m., or by appointment.
14205 Hwy. 92, Suite 109, Woodstock, 30188
Relocators can now choose from three luxury active adult communities in three of Atlanta’s most desired neighborhoods. Located in west Cobb, Longleaf Battle Park l is Longleaf’s newest community. Surrounded by towering hardwood trees, rolling hills and Kennesaw Mountain views, residents love the walking trails and true history of the community which includes a preserved Civil War trench on site. Village Green at East Cobb is nearing close out with only 10 remaining opportunities to own! This private enclave of homes provides residents the ability to truly connect and fellowship with each other. Enjoy shopping and dining at The Avenue East Cobb, historic downtown Marietta and Roswell. Longleaf Woodstock is perfectly positioned between Roswell and Woodstock offering residents incredible lifestyle choices for dining, shopping and entertainment. Residents often enjoy taking an early afternoon stroll to the Butcher’s Market, spending an evening roasting marshmallows fireside or, literally, stopping to smell the roses in the city’s downtown park. All Longleaf Communities offer low monthly fees, which provide roof repair/replacement, exterior paint, driveways, irrigation systems, landscape maintenance, trash pick up and community-specific amenities. Standard interior finishes include frameless glass master showers, zero-entry master showers, extended crown molding throughout the first floor, two bedrooms and two baths on the main living level and a finished upstairs third bath
1001 Muscogee Way, Greensboro, 30642
Live the lake lifestyle at Del Webb Lake Oconee, the only Del Webb in the nation with direct lake access. This gated community features a 21,000 square foot amenities center featuring an indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center, arts and crafts studio, tennis, pickl ball, bocce ball, croquet and horseshoes. The playground is also perfect for when the grandchildren visit. Boat storage, community docks, walking trails, picnic areas and an outdoor pavilion with lake views make it easy to enjoy nature and the beautiful scenery. Throughout the year, Del Webb Lake Oconee also plays host to many family-friendly events so you don’t have to travel far for fun. Visit the sales center to learn more about new opportunities at Del Webb Lake Oconee.
76 Seven Hills Blvd., Dallas, 30132
Say you live in NatureWalk. And, let’s say this particular weekend you have family or friends coming over for a visit. What shall you do to entertain? The answer is easy. At NatureWalk you can choose biking, walking or hiking through miles of extraordinary nature trails that wind through the Pumpkinvine Creek River Basin. Or, gather vegetables from the community garden, catch some rays at the adult-only, saline swim facility, or enjoy a riverside picnic. Looking for something a little more active? How about tennis, basketball, or volleyball? Or, take the grandkids to the community 13-acre water park or the community clubhouse.