Pack Your Clubs – Buying a Home in 55+ Golf Community

Retirement is a time to relax and enjoy the good things in life. If one of your passions is golf, you might want to check out all the amazing amenities offered by senior manufactured home communities. Here’s just a taste of some of the gorgeous 55+ golf communities across the country.

They all have beautiful homes and golf carts in the driveway!

Golf Communities Around the Country

Fairways Country Club – Orlando, Fla.:

Located in sunny Orlando, Fla., Fairways Country Club has an 18-hole golf course, a pro shop, three swimming pools, two tennis courts, a fishing lake and pond, three clubhouses and a fitness center. Of course, Orlando is home to a number of theme parks and vacation destinations. So, this is an incredibly popular destination for all ages. Take a look and prepare to get a round in!

Golf Vista Estates in ILGolf Vista Estates – Monee, Ill.:

Many of the 55+ golf communities are located in Florida and Arizona. But wonderful golf locations exist in the Midwest as well. Located in Chicago’s Southland area, Golf Vista has a 9-hole course, pool hall and community center with a fitness room. With home prices ranging between $12,000 and $44,000, this affordable 55+ community has a lot to offer retirees!


Palm Creek – Casa Grande, Ariz.:Palm Creek Golf Community

Palm Creek has a renowned Par-3 course for your golfing pleasure. Furthermore, it offers more than 165 activities per week – so you are certain to stay busy. This golf community has everything from state-of-the-art pickleball courts to workshops on stained glass and painting. Located in Arizona’s “Golden Corridor”, Casa Grande is only 40 minutes south of Phoenix and an hour north of the historic districts in Tucson.


Schalamar Creek Golf CommunitySchalamar Creek – Lakeland Fla.:

Ron Garl designed the 18-hole championship course at Schalamar Creek, renowned among golf communities. They have tournaments year round for fun, trophies and even cash prizes. Schalamar Creek is a great location for golfers and bird watchers alike – this 55+ Golf and Country Club Community is located alongside the 750-acre Saddle Creek Park, a protected bird sanctuary. Many interesting birds can be seen during a round of golf. Lakeland Florida has a legendary historic downtown area and is known for antiques, architecture and community gardens.

ViewPoint Golf Resort – Mesa, Ariz.:ViewPoint Golf Resort

This beautiful 55+ retirement mobile home community offers you a whopping 27 holes of on-site golf! Add in shuffleboard and tennis courts, horseshoe pits, a fitness center, billiard facilities, and a community swimming pool, and the activities seem endless. Additionally, Mesa has such beautiful weather! With better than 300 days of sunshine each year, it is a great place to play year round. Not only is there a golf course on site at ViewPoint Golf Resort, Mesa is home to some of Arizona’s most well-known golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, Jack Nicklaus, and Pete Dye.

Water Oak Country Club – Lady Lake Fla.:

Water Oak Country Club courtsThis gated community not only boasts an 18-hole golf course, it also has four tennis courts, bocce, horseshoes, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. The 300 acres of fields, trees, lakes and winding paths are a plus. Another reason to look at Lake County also is for camping, kayaking, and wonderful fishing. It’s only an hour north of Orlando, so tourist attractions for the family are close by.


This is just a sample of some of the wonderful opportunities manufactured home and golf communities offer for retirement. Social activities, pools, great locations with beautiful weather, and fabulous courses to refine your swing!


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