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55+ Communities in Ave Maria

When you're looking for retirement communities that offer the hospitality of a small town with the sophistication of a large city, choose Ave Maria, Florida. If you love spending time outside, you'll appreciate the easy access to Rookery Bay and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. The new homes in our active adult community offer energy-efficient and Smart Home features and convenient, open floor plans. Explore Del Webb and discover the great amenities and activities that will help keep you connected.
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Personalized Homes & Retirement Communities by Del Webb

When you decide 55+ communities are right for you, there are probably a lot of things you are excited about. For one, you may be looking forward to connecting with other 55+ adults, or you may be motivated by all the amenities active adult communities offer. You may also be thrilled by the opportunity to design your home to best suit your lifestyle.

For years Del Webb, one of the nation’s best quality home builders has been building new residences in Ave Maria neighborhoods designed for active seniors. From our collection of dream house floor plans to our curated selections of granite countertops, tile and hardwood floors, and more, we give you the opportunity to pick a plan and options that match your style. Perhaps you would like a plan with ample natural light in the kitchen, or, one that features tray vaulted ceilings. Or, maybe you would prefer a home with gorgeous outdoor entertaining spaces so you can spend warm Florida evenings relaxing with friends. All these options and more inspired designs are available when you consider a new home with Del Webb.

Our new homes also come with built-in wiring that helps to minimize WiFi dead spots in your home, making it easier to stream your favorite channels, surf the web or video chat with the grandkids. You can even add additional smart home technology options like smart thermostats, garages and locks that make it easier to keep your house feeling comfortable and secure even when you are out enjoying Ave Maria.

55+ Communities Located Near Top Employers & Activities

When you move into our Ave Maria active adult community, you are likely looking to take advantage of all there is to do in the area. Some of the attractions in Ave Maria, that are perfect for residents in active adult communities, include a visit to the nearby Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and Rookery Bay. Both spots provide you with plenty of opportunities to soak in Florida nature with kayaking, boat tours and trails, and both have educational centers designed to help you learn more about the local flora and fauna. Try your best to spot local animals like the wood stork, alligator or red-bellied turtle. If you prefer being outside, but away from nature, the semi-private Panther Run Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course perfect for practicing your swing.

If the retirement part of retirement communities is still some time out, or, if you would like to explore a second career, Del Webb has new homes near some of the largest employers in Ave Maria. Residents can consider opportunities at companies like Gartner, Arthrex and NCH. Whether your background is in medicine, IT or medical devices, Ave Maria provides choices in several disciplines for active adults.

What to Expect Living in Ave Maria

Now that you are thinking about buying your dream home, it is important to consider how to structure your retirement budgeting so you feel comfortable in your decision. A good place to start is to understand the values of homes in over 55 communities in the area, so you have a strong sense of what you might need to set aside. You should also factor in cost of living before looking at home financing options. Luckily Ave Maria has a favorable cost of living at 10.9% lower than national average. In addition, Florida does not tax Social Security retirement benefits, pension income or income from 401(k) making it a very tax-friendly place for residents in 55+ communities.

If living in Ave Maria sounds like a good fit the team at Del Webb is here to help you find a new home.