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Retirement Communities in Wilmington

Wilmington, North Carolina, offers the laid-back feeling of a seaside resort with the activities and attractions of a thriving, small city. The beautiful, year-round weather with rarely any snow makes spending time outdoors easy and appealing. A new, modern amenity center in this 55+ community makes active living in Wilmington more enjoyable. Homes in our retirement communities are energy-efficient and thoughtfully-designed for your active lifestyle so you can experience life well led.

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Historic Wilmington, North Carolina, is a vibrant port city that boasts beautiful beaches and a charming riverfront. Jetsetter Magazine named it one of America's Coolest Southern Towns, and for good reason. The high-quality new homes in our active adult communities in Wilmington are located near waterfront attractions and activities. If you're looking for things to do in Wilmington, you'll have convenient access to water sports such as kayaking or paddle boarding on the Cape Fear River, fantastic shopping and dining along cobblestone streets downtown, and several Wilmington golf courses. Fun and relaxation are never hard to find at our retirement communities in Wilmington.

One of the top draws is the Battleship North Carolina, which USA Today called one of the Best North Carolina Attractions. This World War II ship and historic landmark is a downtown icon that's moored on the Cape Fear River for people to view and tour. Also on the riverfront is the city's famed 1.75-mile Riverwalk, a waterside boardwalk lined with shops, restaurants, and attractions. Because Wilmington weather is subtropical with warm summers and mild winters, you can enjoy these sites year-round. Some of the South's best beaches, as voted by Southern Living, are also near our active adult communities. Visit Kure Beach, Fort Fisher, Carolina Beach, and Zeke Island, all within a convenient drive.

Call or schedule an appointment online to learn how you can design your home in our retirement communities in Wilmington to experience all great things to do in the area.

Active Senior Living Lifestyle and Amenities

Our resort-like over 55 communities in Wilmington encourage an active lifestyle and social connection. While living in our active adult communities in Wilmington, you'll be able to get out on the nearby waterways and enjoy a variety of aquatic activities. Local entertainment and sightseeing options range from live music to the Battleship North Carolina to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

Find single-story, open-concept new homes for sale in our master-planned riverside communities, which include indoor and outdoor activities for active adult living. Here, you can enjoy the pools, walking trails, sports courts, fitness center with classes, and a peaceful lake. Feel connected to your community by participating in social clubs, special-interest groups such as cooking or painting, and volunteer activities. At the heart of everything is our modern clubhouse, where you can gather with friends over a game of cards or a cup of coffee. Our Lifestyle Director can help you organize fun day trips and group outings with your neighbors, who can become lifelong friends. Del Webb active adult communities are conveniently located near premium Wilmington healthcare facilities, so you can take charge of your health.

Cost of Living in Wilmington

The cost of living in Wilmington is on par with the national average, making it a practical place to buy your dream home. Groceries, transportation, and utilities are affordable for residents. Combine this with all the city has to offer, and our active adult communities provide great value for their location. In fact, Where to Retire magazine recently named one of our Wilmington retirement communities one of the best places to retire in Wilmington, making it a go-to spot for adults looking to enjoy active living. With Del Webb in Wilmington, you can enjoy retirement in a charming yet resort-quality setting, with lots of economical attractions and pastimes close at hand. Explore Del Webb retirement communities today to see how you can make the most of senior living.

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