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Whether you are searching for traditional built San Diego 55+ homes such as single story condos, single level detached homes for sale in San Diego 55 plus communities, you will learn all about them at DreamWellHomes.

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We can help you find the best places to retire in San Diego and where to retire in San Diego County including single story homes or single level condos in other non-age restricted communities. There are over 50 videos of San Diego 55+ communities to watch in this playlist voice narrated by Ken Tritle, Realtor® SRES® in San Diego at DreamWellHomes Realty.

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Here at DreamWell Homes Realty, we specialize in conventionally built or traditionally built (also called “stick built”) detached single family homes or attached/ detached condos (not mobile homes) in San Diego 55+ communities and San Diego single story homes in non- 55 and over communities to help our clients find their forever home.

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This list of San Diego 55 and over communities are sorted from A-Z.

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As a guide to the list of San Diego 55 plus communities listed above, we noted the traditional built and land owned homes in green. The bold green ones are communities where you are likely to find newer and single level detached homes for sale.

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North County San Diego is generally the most desirable location, with ideal and affordable 55 and over communities


Carlsbad  

“The village by the sea,” has an estimated population of 113,000 and is known as a great place for families. Very safe, Carlsbad CA has a small town feel even with many attractions, large employers, plenty of parks… public recreational activities…. busy libraries… cultural arts programs… and senior centers with active programs for the young at heart. 

Learn more about Carlsbad 55 and over communities here.


Encinitas 

Just south of Carlsbad, Encinitas CA is another beautiful seaside city along the Pacific Coast Highway – “the PCH.” The average daily temperature is very mild at 72°F. A relaxed vibe, world-class surfing conditions and over 6 miles of coastline lead to a great quality of life. 

Learn more about Encinitas 55 and over communities here.


Oceanside 

North of Carlsbad, Oceanside, CA, the 3rd largest city in the region has a population of roughly 175,000. Oceanside is pure California beach culture… flip-flops and shorts are more common than professional attire, and there’s a middle, working class feel. There are over 3.5 miles of sandy beaches, excellent surfing conditions and a beautiful harbor and pier. A great place to live near the coast.

Learn more about Oceanside 55 and over communities here.

Fallbrook 

Fallbrook in CA is an elevated, inland community in a rural location with plenty of open spaces, rolling hills and a charming downtown. It enjoys the same Mediterranean climate of the coastal cities, but is a little warmer in summer and cooler at night. Not at all your average rural town, Fallbrook is a lively, artistic and friendly community.

Learn more about Fallbrook 55 and over communities here.

Escondido 

Escondido in CA, is the heart of North County, 30 miles north of Downtown, and a gateway to diverse landscapes – high desert, low desert, mountains, coastal, and downtown areas… all within an hour drive. The Mediterranean climate, rich history, attractive downtown and wide range of shopping, attractions and recreations make Escondido a desirable place to live. There are plenty of choices for new homes in non-age restricted communities that offer one story homes in Escondido, including nearby Valley Center, CA.

Learn more about Escondido 55 and over communities here.

Rancho Bernardo 

Rancho Bernardo is a master planned community in hills and canyons 20 miles northeast of Downtown San Diego. An upper middle class – middle aged community, with 7 distinct communities, each with their own style and character – including shopping, boutiques, crafts and great dining options. It’s also home to Sony’s headquarters and a major business park. There are other non 55+ communities with one story homes in Rancho Bernardo which are great for retirement living.

Learn more about Rancho Bernardo 55 and over communities here.

San Marcos 

An inland city with a suburban feel, San Marcos CA is known for open spaces and more than 18 parks. The prestigious Lake San Marcos (LSM) area features 60+ miles of hiking and biking trails. Central to all North County and the beach, San Marcos has a strong educational reputation as home 4 colleges and universities. Bus service and light-rail lines run to the universities and connect to Oceanside and Escondido. There are many more options are available in single story houses in San Marcos CA that are not in age-restricted communities.

Learn more about San Marcos 55 and over communities here.


Vista 

Vista CA is a hillside city 7 miles northwest from the coast. With many recreations and amenities, 27 golf courses within 10 miles…13 public parks, a dog park… several sports parks… and the Wave Waterpark. The Vista Village area is the main entertainment district, home to regular festivals and events. Vista also boasts an active craft beer culture. There are traditional built or stick built Vista single story homes in non-aged restricted – communities i.e. Vista Valley Country Club, Shadowridge area, to check out.

Learn more about Vista 55 and over communities here.

Del Sur 

An all-new 55+ gated community offering resort-style amenities in the following communities: Auberge at Del Sur and Avante Del SurLocated in the city of San Diego and built with environmentally friendly design, Del Sur is modelled after several historic city neighborhoods. This is a tight knit community with top schools, natural settings and parks with an authentic feel. The peaceful setting is surrounded by nature and open-spaces, with nearby mountains. With a central location and easy highway access, every recreation in San Diego is just a short drive…including 32 golf courses within 10 miles.

Good news! There is a proposed new San Diego 55+ community project called The Junipers, 55+ community in Rancho Penasquitos and will consist of 536 detached and attached homes for 55 and over adults to be built by Lennar.

Our wild guess right now on pricing will be on the high range of current San Diego 55+ housing.

Please contact Ken Tritle, Realtor® SRES® Senior Real Estate Specialist at DreamWell Homes Realty, by filling out this form, calling, or texting 760-798-9024 for more information or visit our The Junipers Rancho Penasquitos 55+ community page for any updates.

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Many seniors ask questions about living or buying homes in San Diego 55+ communities on our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.

Please be sure to visit our 55+ Frequently Asked Questions. To get direct answers for all your homeowner association (HOA) questions – Find the initial list of HOA contact information for San Diego 55 plus communities here.

Which 55+ communities in San Diego offer many social activities?

Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside is the top choice in North County San Diego active adult communities. If you would like to participate in social activities, join clubs, and make new friends with like-minded people, check out Ocean Hills. Learn more about the most active retirement communities in San Diego here. You might also like Seven Oaks and Oaks North in Rancho Bernardo with traditional built detached homes and condos.

Which 55+ communities in San Diego allow pets?

Many of these 55 plus communities allow pets and are pet-friendly communities. There are dog friendly San Diego communities for seniors such as Auberge at Del Sur in San Diego, Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside, Oceana in Oceanside which have dog parks. Other pet-friendly senior communities in San Diego are located in Oaks North 55+ communities and Seven Oaks 55+ in Rancho Bernardo.

Emerald Lake Village in Oceanside – Land owned manufactured homes 55+ community

Where can you find 55 communities in San Diego where you own both the land and the home?

Communities where you own both the home with the land included in some type of ownership are called resident owned communities. In resident owned communities, you typically pay monthly home owner association (HOA) fees anywhere from $0 to $500 or so per month- please click here for resident owned San Diego 55 communities information. The average is around $250 to $300 monthly in homeowner fees for resident owned 55 plus communities. Please also use the San Diego 55+ list above – as you can tell a majority come with land ownership and just a handful are land leased parks where typical space rents might be in the $500 to $2,000 per month.

Are there new San Diego 55+ houses or new San Diego 55+ condos for sale?

Good news! There is a proposed new San Diego 55+ community project called The Junipers, 55+ community in Rancho Penasquitos and will consist of 536 detached and attached homes for 55 and over adults to be built by Lennar.

Our wild guess right now on pricing will be on the high range of current San Diego 55+ housing.

Please contact Ken Tritle, Realtor® SRES® Senior Real Estate Specialist at DreamWell Homes Realty, by filling out this form, calling, or texting 760-798-9024 for more information or visit our The Junipers Rancho Penasquitos 55+ community page for any updates.

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New San Diego 55+ condos both single level and two story with in-home elevators are available at Avante at Del Sur by Lennar (For Sale in 2018 priced around $700,000s) and Auberge Del Sur, San Diego California’s luxury 55+ community built in 2016.

For other new 55+ homes in Southern California, check out Esencia Rancho Mission Viejo 55+ homes in Orange County.

Besides Auberge and Avante Del Sur, the sort of newer senior retirement communities in San Diego with nice amenities and social activites are built in the 1970s-1990s such as Ocean Hills Country Club, Oaks North 55+ communities and Seven Oaks 55+ communities in Rancho Bernardo.

Where are the San Diego 55 plus communities that are either walkable or located near shopping, grocery stores, dining, and even hospitals?

Avante at Del Sur is San Diego’s new walkable 55 and over community with low maintenance condos and smart home features. Other walkable 55+ homes in San Diego are located in Lakeshore Gardens in Carlsbad since grocery stores, shopping, and dining spots are literally located across from the community. Park Encinitas is another walkable 55+ community that is near all major shopping, businesses, restauarants, and also near medical centers. Rancho Escondido is also another walkable 55+ community located near stores, dining, and the freeway entrance. The homes in Lake San Marcos are also near shopping, stores, and restaurants, including golf and many amenities within Lake San Marcos. 55+ Homes in Lake San Marcos can be found at Sun Park, Hunter Valley, and Chateau Lake San Marcos. Champagne Village in Escondido is within the Lawrence Welk area resort with shopping, theatre, restaurants, farmers market, and golf. Peacock Hills 55+ homes are walkable to a school and dining spots with nearby grocery stores and shopping.

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A few 55+ homes in San Diego that are located near a grocery store, shopping, and restaurants:

Avante Del Sur and Auberge Del Sur are within 2 miles of a Target store, Sprouts Produce Store, restaurants, and shopping. Ocean Hills Country Club is also near stores, groceries, and dining in the Shadowridge area of Vista. Just like Lake San Marcos homes, Las Brisas Pacificas are also near shopping, stores, entertainment, and movie theaters.

Which 55+ communities in San Diego are you likely to find houses or homes are within a few miles to the beach?

You will find 55+ homes for sale closest to the beach at Carlsbad 55+ communities such as Solamar, Lakeshore Gardens, Camino Hills, El Camino Estates, Rancho Carlsbad. Encinitas 55+ communities such as High Country Villas, Park Encinitas. Other 55 and over communities within 10-15 minutes to the beach include Ocean Hills Country Club, Oceana 55+ in Oceanside, Las Brisas Pacificas in San Marcos, and Lake San Marcos 55+ Communities

Which San Diego 55 communities are walking distance to the beach/ ocean?

Here are San Diego 55 communities that are within walking distance to the beach: Lakeshore Gardens, Solamar, and Mira Mar. Here are a few more 55 plus communities in Orange County within walking distance to the beach. Please be sure to sign up for property email alerts and our email newsletter Guide to Relocating and Retiring to San Diego (Perfect for those who are at least one year away from relocation or retirement).

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