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Ideal Articles About the Best of the Best in Retirement Living

Ideal Articles About the Best of the Best in Retirement Living



  • Best Wellness Facilities | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards Best Wellness Facilities of 2017
    - Most communities have basic exercise equipment in their clubhouses, but these communities feature more than just expansive fitness facilities with the latest running and weight-training machines. They also offer complete wellness programs and fitness classes designed to improve every resident's overall lifestyle. [...]

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  • Best Tennis and Pickleball | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards Best Tennis and Pickleball of 2017
    - Get your rackets ready. Tennis or pickleball anyone? These communities have either tennis or pickleball facilities for friendly matches or competitive tournaments for club members. Pickleball is the fastest growing sport among those aged 50+. [...]

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  • Best Boating Communities Best Boating Communities of 2017
    - Heading out on the open water with the wind in your hair just can't be beat. Boating makes you feel alive. These premier communities promote the boating lifestyle with any of the the following: full-service marinas, yacht clubs, dry-dock storage, repair services, or mile after mile of open water and countless coves where the big fish live. [...]

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  • Best Neo-Traditional Best Neo-Traditional of 2017
    - The best neo-traditional developments combine 21st-century convenience with small-town ambiance. In addition to tree-lined neighborhoods with wide sidewalks and pet-friendly parks, all feature town centers where residents can enjoy shopping and dining, plus a variety of professional services, without ever having to leave the community [...]

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  • Best Kayaking Best Kayaking Communities of 2017
    - Whether you're already a kayaker or have always wanted to try this invigorating sport, these featured communities have kayak clubs that welcome beginners and experienced rowers alike, as well as on-site or nearby waterways where you can paddle to your heart's content. [...]

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  • Best Mountain Views | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards Best Mountain Views of 2017
    - Sitting on top of a mountain looking out for miles toward the horizon or nestled in a valley embraced by the peaks illicits an indescribable peacefulness. These communities offer that serenity along with picture-perfect hillside and mountain-ridge settings. [...]

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  • Best Intracoastal Waterway Views Best Intracoastal Waterway Views of 2017
    - Each of these communities occupies a unique perch on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, and some have homes and homesites on both the east and west banks. With a parade of pleasure craft and commercial vessels just beyond your lot line, there's always something interesting going by. [...]

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  • Best Small Towns | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards Best Small Towns of 2017
    - If you're ready for friendly people, less congestion, and safer areas, it might be time to seek out life in a small town. These towns epitomize small town life and all of the charm, character, and benefits. [...]

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  • Best Model Homes Best Model Homes of 2017
    - Your ideal home is closer than you think. Look no further as these communities provide you with all of the ideas you need for your new custom or production home. The latest in home building trends and technologies are available for tour. [...]

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  • Best Walking Trails | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards Best Walking Trails of 2017
    - Each year when ideal-LIVING Expo attendees are surveyed, the number one amenity is walking trails. These communities offer miles of paved walking trails or nature trails where you can experience the local flora and fauna. [...]

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  • Best 19th Hole Best 19th Hole of 2017
    - In these golf-oriented communities, relaxing with a cool beverage and a hearty meal after a round is no less important than the play itself. So you'll find excellent lounges and grills, often overlooking the 18th green, where the camaraderie of the course can continue well into the evening. [...]

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  • Best Floorpans for 50+ Best Floorplans for 50+ of 2017
    - 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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  • Best Ocean Views | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards Best Ocean Views of 2017
    - The most popular destinations among ideal-LIVING readers are always waterfront. It's difficult to find more waterviews than when at the ocean. Whether it's watching dolphins frolic in the blue waves or soaking in the rays on the beach, these spectacular communities are all located ocean front. [...]

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  • Best Outdoor Living Best Outdoor Living of 2017
    - These builders specialize in bringing the comforts and conveniences of a relaxing lifestyle to large patios, decks, and poolside areas. If you love fresh air and sunshine, their outdoor-living designs will certainly have you living it up outside. [...]

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  • Best Active Adult Communities Best Active Adult Communities of 2017
    - If you are ready to live in a community with your peers, these communities that cater to the 55+ market are ready to meet your needs. Each has an active social calendar with plenty of planned and unplanned activities from golf to fitness to social clubs. [...]

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  • Best of Best Golf Practice Facilities Best of the Best Golf Practice Facilities
    - Best Golf Practice Facilities From the youngest beginner to the most seasoned professional, every golfer wants to improve his or her game. At these community golf clubs, you’ll find large practice areas with chipping and putting greens, hi-tech equipment to analyze your swing, and professional instructors to elevate every aspect of your game. It is [...]

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  • Best of Best Sporting Clubs Best of the Best Sporting Clubs
    - Best Sporting Clubs In these active-lifestyle communities, it’s all about the great outdoors. You can play a round of golf or hit the tennis courts one day, then get together with your fellow club members the next day for a fishing excursion or a hunting trip. There’s always a new sporting adventure to enjoy. It [...]

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  • Best Intracoastal Waterway Views Best of the Best Intracoastal Waterway Views
    - Best Intracoastal Waterway Views Each of the communities occupies a unique perch on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and some have homes and homesites on both the east and west banks. With a parade of pleasure craft and commercial vessels just beyond your lot line, there’s always something interesting going by. It is easy to understand [...]

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  • Best of Best Social Calendars Best of the Best Social Calendars
    - Best Social Calendars If you and your partner like to plan a different activity with friends for every day or evening of the week, you’ll be right at home in these communities. From special-interest clubs and guest lecturers to themed dances, music concerts, and other weekly events, you’ll never have a void in your social [...]

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  • Best of Best Sunsets Best of Best Sunsets
    - Best Sunsets Looking westward and being dazzled by the ever-changing palate of colors on the horizon is the perfect end to a perfect day. Each of these featured communities has homes and homesites that are situated for residents to appreciate the splendor of a beautiful sunset. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated [...]

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  • Best of Best Tennis Facilities Best of Best Tennis Facilities
    - Best Tennis Facilities Serve and volley to your heart’s content at these acclaimed tennis communities. In addition to great practice facilities and full-service centers with the latest equipment and apparel, you’ll also enjoy numerous on-site courts for friendly matches and competitive tournaments for club members. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these [...]

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  • Best of Best Residential Builders Best of the Best Residential Builders
    - Your home is one of the largest investments that you make. These builders are the tops at residential home design and production. Knowing that you have a reputable building company who pays attention to all of the details ensures that you will have a great experience and high-quality home. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the best of the Best Residential Builders in 2016. [...]

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  • Best of Best Pickleball Facilities Best of Best Pickleball Facilities
    - Best Pickleball Facilities Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport for adults in the United States and these communities are leading the way with active clubs that welcome new players, offer professional instruction, and host multi-divisional tournaments at new state-of-the-art facilities. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the best of [...]

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  • Best of Best Walking Trails Best of Best Walking Trails
    - Best Walking Trails Meandering through residential neighborhoods or parks and often paved for all-weather use, these communities feature multiple miles of walking trails that are also designed for joggers and bicycle riders of all ages to enjoy. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the best of the Best [...]

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  • Best of Best Outdoor Living Designs Best of the Best Outdoor Living Designs
    - Best Outdoor Living Designs These builders specialize in bringing the comforts and conveniences of a relaxing lifestyle to large patios, decks, and poolside areas. If you love fresh air and sunshine, their outdoor-living designs will put you right in the picture. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the [...]

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  • Best of Best Wine Selection Best of the Best Wine Selection
    - Best Wine Selection If you and your partner share a taste for fine wine, check out these communities that feature impressive lists of available foreign and domestic brands in their on-site restaurants. Some even have their own vineyards and produce their own unique wines that residents can be among the first to sample. It is [...]

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  • Best of Best On-Site Spa Facilities Best of the Best On-Site Spa Facilities
    - Best On-Site Spa Facilities The spa services offered at their on-site facilities set these communities apart. If you need a quick haircut or manicure, they’re staffed to work you in. If you’re treating yourself to a full day of pampering with a massage, a light lunch and a swim in the pool, they have the [...]

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  • Best of Best Neo-Traditional Communities Best of the Best Neo-Traditional Communities
    - Best Neo-Traditional Communities The best neo-traditional developments combine 21st-century convenience with small-town ambiance. In addition to tree-lined neighborhoods with wide sidewalks and pet-friendly parks, all feature town centers where residents can enjoy shopping and dining, plus a variety of professional services, without ever having to leave the community. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING [...]

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  • Best of Best Wine Selection Best of the Best Nature Trails
    - Best Nature Trails These premier communities show their appreciation for both the natural and human environments by offering miles of looped nature trails where residents can enjoy the flora and fauna of woodlands and wetlands while getting some fresh-air exercise.It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the best of [...]

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  • Best of Best Nature Preserves Best of the Best Nature Preserves
    - Best of Best Nature Preserves Most of these communities have gone the extra mile to protect the local environment: They’ve set aside dozens to hundreds of acres within their masterplans that have been left in their natural state. Others adjoin preservation areas that spread over thousands of acres and offer easy access to nature-loving residents. [...]

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  • Best Multi-Community Developers Best of the Best Multi-Community Developers
    - Best Multi-Community Developers Finding the right community for you is made easy when you find a developer that you can trust. These developers have implemented their proven and successful strategies for building amazing communities with spectacular amenities. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the best of the best [...]

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  • Best of Best Moving Company Best of the Best Moving Company
    - Best Moving Company When it’s time to pack up your treasured possessions and move them safely and securely to your new home, you’ll want to trust the best movers in the business who stress personal care. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated this company as the best of the Best Moving Company [...]

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  • Best of Best Mountain Views Best of Best Mountain Views
    - Best Mountain Views There’s nothing more soothing to the soul than a mountain view, whether you’re up on a hilltop looking out for miles toward the horizon or nestled in a valley embraced by the peaks. Many of these communities offer both, along with picture-perfect hillside and mountain-ridge settings in between. It is easy to [...]

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  • Best of the Best Model Homes Best of the Best Model Homes
    - Best Model Homes Looking for that perfect home? Look no further. These communities provide you with all of the ideas you need for your new custom or production home. View the latest in building trends and home technologies. Tour these homes for the latest in kitchens and baths. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING [...]

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  • Best of Best Lake Communities Best of the Best Lake Communities
    - Best Lake Communities All of these waterfront communities are located on large lakes where you can enjoy the views from your deck or get out for a day of boating, sailing or fishing. They also feature full-service marinas for docking, storage or maintenance, as well as lakeside restaurants and community parks. It is easy to [...]

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  • Best of Best Kayaking Best of Best Kayaking
    - Best Kayaking Whether you’re already a kayaker or have always wanted to try this invigorating sport, these featured communities have kayak clubs that welcome beginners and experienced rowers alike, as well as on-site or nearby waterways where you can paddle to your heart’s content. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury [...]

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  • Best of Best Island Communities Best of the Best Island Communities
    - Best Island Communities All of these island communities offer the peace and privacy that comes with offshore living; a few even require a short ferry ride to get there. But each also offers a distinctive array of on-island shops and services for your convenience, as well as the cell phone coverage and Internet access that [...]

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  • Best of Best Finishing Hole Best of the Best Finishing Hole
    - Best Finishing Hole After 17 holes of friendly competition, finishing up on a great 18th hole is the climax of every round. These golf clubs feature closing holes that offer oceanfront and lakeside settings or are simply challenging by design to conclude every match in style. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated [...]

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  • Best of Best Fitness-Friendly Communities Best of the Best Fitness-Friendly Communities
    - Best Fitness-Friendly Communities Most communities have basic exercise equipment in their clubhouses, but these communities feature more than just expansive fitness facilities with the latest running and weight-training machines. They also offer complete wellness programs and fitness classes designed to improve every resident’s overall lifestyle. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these [...]

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  • Best Design Centers Best of the Best Design Centers
    - Best Design Centers These home builders not only offer custom designs for your new residence, but design centers staffed by trained experts who can help you choose everything from the basic floorplan and landscape arrangement to energy-saving appliances and paint colors. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the [...]

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  • Best of Best College Town Communities Best of the Best College Town Communities
    - Best College Town Communities Earning is a life-long pleasure for many and these communities are conveniently located near small colleges or universities. Those institutions welcome adult students whether they want to study for a degree or just take the occasional self-enhancement class. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as [...]

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  • Best of the Best Pools Best of the Best Pools
    - Best Pools The swimming centers at each of these communities are unique and include multiple-pool complexes, indoor/outdoor pools, Olympic-size pools for exercise and competition, lazy rivers, waterslides, and wave machines that kids of all ages can enjoy. It is easy to understand how Ideal-LIVING has designated these luxury communities as the best of the Best [...]

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  • Best of Best Collection of Golf Courses Best of the Best Collection of Golf Courses
    - Best Collection of Golf Courses All of these featured communities are home to four or more on-site golf courses, many designed by the most respected architects in the business. All have active men’s and women’s golf leagues, offer the variety of play that makes every round special, and never ask you to wait hours for [...]

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  • Best of Best 2016 Debut Communities Best of the Best 2016 Debut Communities
    - Best 2016 Debut Communities Getting in on the ground floor is always a good idea and these brand new residential communities offer the chance to do just that. The best homesite values are often available during the initial phases and the amenities, both in-place and planned, are truly special. It is easy to understand how [...]

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  • Best of Best 19th Hole Best of the Best 19th Hole
    - Best 19th Hole In these golf-oriented communities, relaxing with a cool beverage and a hearty meal after a round is no less important than the play itself. So you’ll find excellent lounges and grills, often overlooking the 18th green, where the camaraderie of the course can continue well into the evening. It is easy to [...]

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  • Best Boating Communities Best of the Best Boating Communities
    - Best Boating Communities Living on the waterfront is great, but getting out on the water is even better. These premier communities promote the boating lifestyle with full-service marinas, yacht clubs, dry-dock storage, repair services, and mile after mile of open water and countless coves where the big fish live. It is easy to understand how [...]

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  • Find the Best Places to Live & Retire
    - Sign Up For A Free Retirement Guide Sign Up For Our Free Retirement Package & Magazine × Ideal-Living offers a free comprehensive service that begins with helping you find your ideal lifestyle. Until you know how you want to live, you can’t know where you want to live. We offer a wide array of tools [...]

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  • Best Lake Living Lake Living
    - The Best Lake Living Retirement Areas in 2015 If you’re planning to retire any time in the next fifteen years or so, you need to start thinking about what you want and need in a retirement location. If what you want is peaceful natural surroundings and serene lake living, this page can help you find [...]

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  • Best Mountain Views Mountains
    - The Best Places to Retire Near Mountains in 2015 If you are starting to consider where you will retire, you need to look at all your options before making a decision. There are so many great areas and cities that offer incredible opportunities and activities. When looking at your options, pay attention to what your [...]

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  • Best Golf Best Golfing Communities to Retire
    - The Best Golfing Communities to Retire to in 2019 Sign Up For Our Free Retirement Package & Magazine × Get More Information About Golfing Retirement CommunitiesJump Down To See Golfing Retirement Communities If you consider yourself a golfer, you’ve probably dreamt of a retirement filled with beautiful weather, long fairways, navigable hazards and perfect putting [...]

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