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55+ Communities near Charleston, SC

11 Communities

$499,990 - $516,990

1,610 - 1,730 sq ft

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Encore - Restore at Carolina Park - Garden Series

David Weekley Homes


$372,000 - $398,285

Up to $35,000

1,715 - 2,368 sq ft

Horizons at Summers Corner - The Legends



$431,990 - $649,900

1,320 - 3,347 sq ft

K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons at Lakes of Cane Bay

K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons



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Del Webb Point Hope

Del Webb



1,663 - 1,700 sq ft

Hot Deal

Encore - Restore at Carolina Park - Tradition Series

David Weekley Homes


$405,000 - $467,170

Up to $15,000

1,844 - 2,518 sq ft

Horizons at Summers Corner - The Estates



$378,990 - $619,990

1,345 - 2,712 sq ft

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Del Webb Charleston at Nexton

Del Webb


$395,990 - $656,990

1,454 - 2,468 sq ft

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Cresswind Charleston

Kolter Homes

$332,000 - $371,880

1,305 - 1,559 sq ft

Horizons at Summers Corner - The Cottages



$651,990 - $675,990

1,982 - 2,045 sq ft

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Encore - Restore at Carolina Park - Classic Series

David Weekley Homes


$404,900 - $565,644

Up to $35,505

1,645 - 2,796 sq ft

Summerwind Crossing at Lakes of Cane Bay

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New Homes in Charleston by Region

RegionCommunitiesAverage New Home Price
East Charleston 20$203,000
North Charleston 28$347,000
West Charleston 10$76,000

55+ New Home Communities in Charleston by City

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Things to Do in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina is a charming place to call home. Retire here and have an abundance of amenities and attractions to enjoy. This welcoming port city is full of character with antebellum homes, horse-drawn carriages and cobblestone streets. Full of old world charm you’ll love the distinctive feel of the French Quarter and Battery Districts.

Shopping here is a joy with great buys at local antique stores, the Charleston Farmers Market, the Charleston City Market, fun shops on King Street and the Shops at Charleston Place. There are great enlightening museums to visit including the Gibbes Museum of Art, The Confederate Museum, the Charleston Museum and the Old Slave Mart Museum. History buffs will enjoy Fort Sumter and Patriots Point. Digging further into the rich cultural experiences here visit the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. Take the grandkids out to Waterfront Park to play in the fountains and enjoy the swings along the waterfront.

Largest Retirement Communities in Charleston

There are fabulous active adult communities in Charleston. Del Webb Charleston at Nexton, K. Hovnanian's® Four Seasons at Lakes of Cane Bay, Liberty Cottages at Park West and Baileys Glen Active Adult feature great amenities sure to fill your days with fun. From golf to social events there is always fun to be had. Living out your retirement in one of these communities means you have ample opportunity to explore new hobbies and find your talents.

Top Charleston Builders Working in 55+ Communities

Exceptional builders are creating great retirement homes here. Having a trusted builder takes the guesswork out of turning your vision into a reality. Del Webb, K.Hovnanian, Lennar and Bailey’s Glen are industry leaders with multiple floor plans, features and finishes sure to help you create the home of your dreams!

More Info About 55+ and Active Adult Communities in Charleston

Living in a 55+ or active adult communities in Charleston means investing in your dream home and dream retirement. These fantastic retirement communities have fantastic amenities and beautiful new homes, designed to help you live the good life every single day. If you're ready to make the most of your golden years, you need to live in one of Charleston's active adult communities.

Charleston has 11 active adult communities with 101 brand new homes for sale. You've worked hard your whole life, now is the perfect time to buy your dream retirement home, starting at just $332,000, with NewHomeSource.

Finding the best 55 plus or active adult community for you in Charleston is easier with NewHomesource. Use our library of articles to discover the best places to retire and the best suburbs. You may be a Baby Boomer or Gen X, but you will probably want to consider a number of Michele Lerner's Home design recommendations for boomers to make your post retirement life more enjoyable.

Charleston 55+ Communities: Stats & Trends

You can find the best 55+ housing developments and builders across the Charleston area. Here's an overview of what you will find on

55+ Home Builders6
Number of Communities11
55+ Homes for Sale101
Floor Plan Options65
Quick Move-in Homes36
Homes Priced from$332,000