Best Floorplans for 50+
Single-story floor plans with conveniently located appliances, large walk-in closets, spacious bathrooms, and a host of other amenities are designed for residents 50 years and better. Open floor plans with kitchen islands and universal design techniques are available from these communities/developers
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Palm Beach County, FL — Kolter Homes is an industry leader in home designs for active adults and most of their residential communities throughout the Southeast feature their signature Kolter Homes Design Centers. This allows prospective home buyers to create their own unique single-floor residences that feature open floor plans and sustainable building features like plumbing and appliances that conserve both water and electricity. Low VOC paints and carpets contribute greatly to a healthier indoor lifestyle, while smartly designed outdoor spaces encourage residents to enjoy their refreshing private retreats in total comfort.
Florida — Minto Communities is known for innovative and livable home designs that appeal to the 50+ homebuyer. Floor plan selections include single-family, coach and villa homes with impressive indoor and outdoor living spaces. Bright, open great room floor plans provide seamless transition from inside to outside living spaces. Hallmarks include high-ceilinged entry galleries, distinctive architectural details, spacious designer kitchens with large seating islands and expansive covered lanais with outdoor kitchen, dining area, pool and spa. Luxurious master retreats feature large walk-in closets and baths with soaking tub and walk-in shower. Selected floor plans feature central courtyards and private guest casitas. Many Minto homes include two- and-three-car garages.
Port St. Lucie, FL -- Vitalia at Tradition boasts a well-rounded lifestyle with a small-town atmosphere. The area is home to a multitude of lively events year-round along with charming restaurants and shops. But the biggest attraction to the area comes in the form of the floorplans which leave room for all the amenities desired by inhabitants. Available options include gourmet kitchens, entertaining space, casual dining areas, and cozy bedrooms. At Vitalia at Tradition, the possibilities are endless.
Select Mattamy Homes
Lakewood Ranch, FL — Mattamy Homes offers the Boardwalk home design at Harmony at Lakewood Ranch, FL. This popular plan offers optimized livability with 1,626 sq. ft. of thoughtfully-designed living space and 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a 2-car garage. The Boardwalk is perfect for entertaining, with a spacious kitchen and breakfast bar that overlook the airy dining area and gathering room. The master suite offers a peaceful daily retreat with a tub, shower and expansive walk-in closet. You can personalize this home with available design options such as a loft, additional bedrooms, flex room or expanded covered lanai.
Sarasota, FL — Medallion Signature Homes are featured in Florida active-adult communities near the towns of Bradenton, Parrish and Mount Dora. At every Medallion Design Center, future residents can choose from a variety of floor plans perfect for age 55+ retirees, then customize their home to create the clean and contemporary look that makes each one truly special. The Caicos model floor plan, to cite just one single-story option, features a graceful outdoor lanai and a huge central open space that includes the kitchen, breakfast nook, dining area and great room, plus a private den that can be upgraded to a home office for owners who aren’t completely retired.
Paramount Escapes Ocean Breeze
Jackson, NJ — Paramount Homes in Jersey Shore communities located in Jackson Township, Monmouth County and Ocean County are designed specially for active adults who want to get the most out of their retirement years. Their signature “Express Delivery” homes are move-in ready designs that incorporate the best features of open floor plan, single-story construction. The new Sienna model in the 55+ Escapes Ocean Breeze community, for instance, offers more than 2,200 square feet of single-story living space with high ceilings, an optional gourmet-chef kitchen and an en-suite owners bath with separate dressing area.
Select Traditions of America
Pennsylvania -- Traditions of America offers a range of customizable single-level homes to suit every need of prospective homebuyers. With energy-efficient features, and options to make structural choices such as adding a sunroom or fireplace, these active adult communities have clearly earned this recognition. Add resort-style clubhouses, vibrant libraries and acres of beautiful landscaping and it’s no wonder that Traditions of America are among some of the most sought after active adult communities in Pennsylvania.
Encore at FishHawk Ranch
Tampa, FL—Encore at Fishhawk Ranch is an active community in Tampa, FL with beautiful and accommodating homes. Their five model homes make home-based decisions easier. The houses are equipped with windows, open living areas, eat-in kitchen islands, and current fixtures/finishes. This community is praised for their 5000 square-foot amenity center named The Oasis. This facility draws include tVs, a bar, catering space, a fire pit, a pool, and a gym. Encore also has a full-time lifestyle director that coordinates unmissable activities for residents.
K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA — Residents at K. Hovnanian Homes’ Four Seasons at Bakersfield, CA find that there’s little reason to ever leave home. At the heart of the community, The Lodge offers fun activities like movie nights, clubs, bocce ball, and a pool, and has a restaurant, gym and salon, not to mention a grand ballroom, fitness center, game rooms, and spa. The spectacular home designs have lots of open spaces featuring approximately 1,825 to 2,700 square feet and offer great options such as private sleep retreats. The plans are all designed around open, comfortable living and provide plenty of storage space with 2.5-car garages, giving you room for your golf cart.
Select Landmark Homes
Ephrata, PA — The 55+ community of Home Towne Square in Lancaster County, PA offers unique Arts & Crafts-style new homes, within a classic village-style neighborhood. Home Towne Square is convenient to all that the Pennsylvania Dutch country has to offer, with a lively schedule of street fairs, festivals, dinner theaters, and entertainment. Welcoming front porches on 1- and 2-story homes filled with character and finished with unique color palettes, a low-maintenance lifestyle, walking and biking trails, and landscaped common areas make Home Towne Square not only a charming neighborhood, but also a wonderful place to settle near or at retirement.