Are you looking for the comfort of an active senior (55+) community in the SF East Bay?
If yes, there are several to visit where you can find lifestyles that fit your needs. These communities all cater to the Senior lifestyle of wanting to have a relaxed environment but still lots of available activities and being close to the local businesses and services. Homes with the conveniences of elegant kitchens for cooking, patios for entertaining, clubhouses for meetings and recreational activities like golf, tennis, swimming and even bocce ball courts.
Browse the links below to learn more about each community. Search the most current homes available for sale and when you are ready to go see them, let us know at On Demand Realty. We will be honored to assist you in the journey to find your new home and in the coordination and sale of your current home.
What are the Housing and Urban Development requirements for Senior Housing? Here is the link to the HUD.Gov website, "HUD Senior Housing Information
A new Shea homes development of duplex homes for those over 55 years of age. There are two models: Aria (1295 swft) and Muros (1342 sqft). Each model is available with a loft to add extra bedrooms. The base models have 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a 2 car garage. The Aria Loft (1730 sqft) has 2-3 bedrooms and 2 baths, while the Muros (1989 sqft) has up to 4 bedrooms and 3 baths at 1989 sqft. These homes have 12-15' backyard depth and a 2,000 sqft Community Center with a "Spool" (Spa/Pool) 4' deep, Bocce Courts and and community meeting room with kitchen facilites. HOA fees are targeted to be $240/mth. Since these are new homes, if you want to have Buyer Representation, you will need to list On Demand Realty as your agency so we can support your purchase.
The only Senior community in Alameda county, Ironwood is conveniently located off Interstate 580 and a short distance to downtown Pleasanton or Livermore. The community of 110 homes is a local treasure for seniors with many recreational activities, yet close to the local community and near all sorts of dining, entertainment and shopping. With a limited number of homes, this community has few available listings so if you are interested, make sure to get yourself on our daily update list to see available homes as soon as they are listed. Click here to see all the currently available homes for sale in Ironwood.
Rossmoor is a gated senior community of over 6700 residences on more than 1800 acres in a peaceful valley on the south side of Walnut Creek. Among the tree lined drives are paths for walking, clubhouses for activities and golf courses for relaxation. This community has individual homes, condos and assisted living facilities. You are only 15 minutes from the Lesher Theater for plays and events, Broadway Plaza for shopping and many fine restaurants. Transportation via BART to San Francisco is accessible in both Lafayette and Walnut Creek, with highway access to the rest of the East via Route 24 and Interstate 680. Click here to see all the currently available homes in Rossmoor.
A planned community of over 1800 homes, across 4 developments that are built around 3 golf courses in beautiful Brentwood and clubhouses for meeting others and special events. Enjoy the peace of a gated community but with local shopping in walking distance and San Francisco and Sacramento just a short drive away. Click here to see all the currently available homes in Summerset.
A new Shea housing development, Kindred and Balfour, has passed Brentwood Community Planning for 86 new homes to be built off Balfour Road East of the HiWay 4 interchange. There are several proposed models and it is estimated that construction may begin 3rd Qtr of 2021 with model available 3rd Qtr and availability 4th Qtr 2021. Build time id 5-6 months and they will consider "contingent offers" but you will most likely need to find a short term rental during the building phase. The tentative sizing is from 1400 to 2100 sqft homes all single story and a 55+ community. Pricing si from the high $500k. This community will NOT be part of the Summerset 2 Community and will have its own spa/pool and community center, similar to the one at Barcelona. If you would like more information, please contact Bob Lowry at 925709 4801 or email him at Bob@OnDemandRealty.net. NOTE: As with all new construction, if you register with Shea directly, they will be representing you as both a Buyer and Seller (dual agency). If you contact me before registering, I can represent you as a Buyer and make sure all your needs are covered in the transaction.
Located in San Ramon, off Alcosta Blvd, this is the only 55+ deed restricted community in San Ramon. It was built in 1963 and has both 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes and condominiums with annual homeowners fees that cover shared amenity maintenance for the pool, exercise room, bocce court and game room in the clubhouse.
The ultimate planned community, you'll feel as if you are on vacation every morning. A gorgeous clubhouse with restaurants, recreational activities, meeting rooms and a library. Stroll through the local vineyards but still be close enough to local shopping in Brentwood or a comfortable drive to San Francisco or Sacramento. Click here to see all the currently available homes in Trilogy at the Vineyards.
Are you more interested in a community park? There are 24 Senior Community parks within Contra Costa and Alameda county to meet your needs. Some are gated, some are open, some even have 2 car garages. Most have community facilities such as a club house, meeting rooms, swimming pools etc. The style of homes range from modest single wide homes to grand triple wide homes with 9+ foot ceilings, granite counters, whirlpool baths, tile and hardwood floors, and fireplaces. Click here to get a list of the various communities, by county so you can visit them and then decide which best fits your lifestyle. Still have questions? Click here to learn more about buying a Manufactured home in the East Bay.
For select clients that are seeking the ultimate in their search for a home, On Demand Realty offers our concierge service where we will provide car service from your home to the community of your choice, personal tours of the homes to your liking and then a comfortable return ride to your home. Ask how you can become a member.
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