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55+ Communities in Summerville

Summerville, South Carolina features a historic downtown area filled with shops and restaurants, and also provides a great year-round climate that makes it easy to enjoy outdoor activities at nearby beaches, such as Folly Beach and Isle of Palms. Discover new homes in our active adult community in Summerville, located near culture, history, and exciting dining and shopping options. Choose Del Webb’s retirement community with resort-style amenities and enjoy a life well led in Summerville.
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Personalized Homes & Retirement Communities by Del Webb

One of the best parts of buying a new home in Del Webb’s active adult communities, is the chance to design your home from the ground up. When you buy a home from one of the nation’s best quality home builders you can be sure it will have quality and value from stage one. Start by perusing layouts from our selection of dream house floor plans to find the one that will make your life in our 55+ communities more enjoyable. Choose from plans with innovative bonuses, like a laundry room next to the Owner’s suite, that will make everyday chores easier. Or, opt for a plan with an open concept layout that allows for ample natural light and seamless entertaining flow. We even have plans with available trays for a sophisticated flair and the feeling of vaulted ceilings. Regardless of the plan you choose, you can personalize your home to your taste with our curated selection of granite countertops, hardwood floors and more. You can even add smart home technology products, like smart thermostats to increase the comfort of your home.

When you call Del Webb home, you can enjoy the best that Summerville neighborhoods offer. Located in the master planned Nexton community, Del Webb Charleston was named the “Best 55+ Community” by the Charleston Homebuilders Association in 2019. With amenities like indoor/outdoor pools, pickleball and tennis courts and a fitness center, you are sure to find plenty to do both inside the community and out.

55+ Communities Located Near Top Employers & Activities

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For those looking at retirement communities where they can enjoy coastal living, Summerville is a great place to call home. Want to spend more time outdoors now that you’re 55+? Attractions in Summerville include places like Sawmill Branch Trail and Azalea Park where you can enjoy a quiet afternoon in the sun walking trails or perusing collections of outdoor sculptures. If the beach is more your style, enjoy Summerville’s proximity to area beaches like Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island and Folly Beach. And with Charleston only 25 miles away, you can enjoy day trips into this quaint southern city to take in its famous Lowcountry architecture, explore its numerous boutiques or enjoy delicious upscale Southern fare.

If you are working and looking for active adult communities with better commutes, Del Webb offers new homes near some of the largest employers in Summerville. For those with a medical or teaching background, the Medical University of South Carolina is nearby where you can help train the next generation of medical professionals. If you have skills in aeromechanics, Boeing is another consideration in the area. Members of the armed forces may also look to opportunities on Joint Base Charleston.

Whether you are still working or are all about relaxing, the picturesque southern town of Summerville is a great place to call home.

What to Expect Living in Summerville

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When you start thinking about buying your dream home in South Carolina, you may be wondering how a new home will fit into your retirement budgeting plans. You may be surprised to learn that a new home in one of Summerville’s over 55 communities is more attainable then you think. Because the state does not tax Social Security benefits and currently offers a $15,000 deduction on other forms of retirement income, South Carolina is a popular place for active adults to retire. With favorable values of homes and low property taxes, securing affordable home financing is doable, even in retirement.

If the idea of active adult living in one of Summerville’s 55+ communities sounds like it might be a good fit, trust Del Webb’s 70 years of experience to find a new home perfectly suited for you.