55+ Communities in the St George UT Area
There are quite a few 55+ communities in the St George area. Demand has risen for this type of housing over the years and St George has become the place many retirees choose to start the next chapter in their lives.
According to AARP in their January 2018 article, Utah is number 9 on their list of Best States to Retire. Another article in the AARP Bulletin points out that 25% of the states population is 50 and older!
Here is a few of the 55+ communities in the St George UT area – Vista Ridge Estates, Horizons West, Ridgepointe, Kings Row Estates, River Cove, Santa Fe at Red Cliffs, Bloomington Knolls, Sun Country Meadows, Palm Meadows Townhomes and Shadowbrook to name some of the popular St George Utah 55+ adult communities. St George also has several mobile home parks that are 55+ designated, including Cherokee Springs and Winter Haven.
Sun River St. George is the newest active adult community and it is almost built out! Sun River anticipates the needs and wants of it’s 55+ residents and provides plenty of interaction for residents. This community has an abundance of amenities including swimming pools, fitness center, clubhouse, dog park, arts and crafts, trails, pickleball, tennis, clubs and a golf course.
Also known as age restricted, adult communities, active adult or retirement communities, these 55+ neighborhoods are planned developments that offer the homeowner a variety of amenities depending on the community. Usually the homeowner must be 55 years or better and no one under the age of 18 is allowed to reside in the home long term.
These homes are typically built with quality materials, are low maintenance and have little yard to take care of. Most are single level ranch style with few, if any steps, open floor plans and lots of light. All of these features make the homes inviting for the 55+ buyer. Not much yard work and not many steps are perfect for many retirees.
You do not have to be retired to live in an age restricted community. In fact, many of the homeowners will be employed for years to come after moving into a 55+ community! One of the features many residents want in their 55+ community home is an den/office so they can continue to work and stay busy.
There’s never been a better time to buy a St George Utah 55+ Community home. Interest rates are still very affordable and there’s a variety of homes and prices to meet anyone’s needs.
Currently prices start around $30,000 for a cute 3 bedroom/2 bath mobile home in a 55+ mobile home park located in Washington UT. Some snow birds find this the perfect size and price for what they need. Often they just need a place to “camp out” for the winter.
If you’re looking for a stick built home in a 55+ community here in the St George UT area those prices start around $140,000 and range up to $849,900 for a brand new 2500 s.f. home complete with a private pool!
If you’re interested in homes for sale in St George Utah 55+ Communities or any other St George Utah real estate please feel free to give me a call or drop me an email. I’ll be glad to provide you with more information and answer any questions you may have.