Top 10 Gated 55+ Communities in San Diego County

Best San Diego County 55+ Gated Communities
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Summary

San Diego County is an attractive destination for retirees due to its pleasant climate, beautiful landscapes, and numerous cultural and recreational activities. Gated 55+ communities are particularly popular, offering added security and exclusivity. The top 10 gated 55+ communities in the region include Ocean Hills Country Club, Auberge at Del Sur, Avante at Del Sur, Chapala at Oaks North, Villa Trieste, Eastridge in Fallbrook, Rancho Carlsbad, Las Brisas Pacificas, and Emerald Lake Village. When choosing a retirement community, consider factors such as location, amenities, health care, social opportunities, and budget to find the perfect fit for your retirement needs and preferences.

Top 10 Gated 55+ Communities in San Diego County: Finding Your Ideal Retirement Haven

San Diego County is a popular destination for retirees seeking a pleasant climate, beautiful landscapes, and a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. Among the numerous retirement communities in the region, gated 55+ communities have gained popularity for the added security that they offer.

Let’s explore the top 10 gated 55+ communities in San Diego County and discuss the unique features and amenities of each to help you find your ideal retirement haven.

Ocean Hills Country Club

Located in Oceanside, Ocean Hills Country Club is an exclusive guard gated community spread across 350 acres of rolling hills. With 1,632 homes and a wide array of amenities, including an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, pickle ball courts, swimming pool, bocce ball, and a 27,000-square-foot clubhouse, this community offers an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Residents can also participate in numerous clubs and interest groups to stay engaged and connected with their neighbors.

Ocean Hills Country Club Gated 55+ community in Oceanside CA
Ocean Hills Country Club, Oceanside CA Gated 55+ Community

Auberge at Del Sur, San Diego CA Gated 55+ Community

Auberge at Del Sur is a gated 55+ community situated within the master-planned community of Del Sur in San Diego. Offering a collection of single-story homes and attached homes, Auberge provides an upscale living experience with modern designs and low-maintenance living. The community features a private clubhouse, swimming pool, pickle ball courts, large fitness center, and access to the extensive Del Sur trail system. Residents can also enjoy the numerous Del Sur parks, shopping centers, and dining options in the surrounding area.

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Summerhouse Detached Homes at Auberge at Del Sur in San Diego CA
Auberge at Del Sur San Diego CA 55+ Community

Avante at Del Sur, San Diego CA Gated 55+ Community

Located in the master-planned community of Del Sur, Avante is an upscale gated 55+ community that offers modern attached homes designed with low-maintenance living in mind. The community features a private clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center, and access to the extensive Del Sur trail system. Residents can also enjoy the numerous parks, shopping centers, and dining options in the surrounding area – one of the very few 55+ communities in San Diego to be within walking distance to most of the area’s amenities.

Avante at Del Sur San Diego CA 55+ Community

Chapala at Oaks North, Rancho Bernardo Gated 55 Plus Community

Chapala at Oaks North is a gated community within the larger Oaks North community in Rancho Bernardo. This enclave features 259 attached homes and offers residents access to the vast array of amenities available in Oaks North, including the clubhouse, golf course, swimming pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Chapala residents also benefit from a strong sense of community and an active social calendar.

Chapala at Oaks North Rancho Bernardo 55 Plus Community
Chapala at Oaks North in San Diego CA 55+ Community
Chapala at Oaks North

Villa Trieste, Oceanside CA Gated 55+ Community

Villa Trieste is a gated 55+ community located in Oceanside, offering 150 attached homes in a tranquil setting. The community provides a range of amenities, including a clubhouse, swimming pool, spa, and recreational facilities. Villa Trieste is conveniently located near shopping centers, medical facilities, a community college and local attractions, providing residents with a comfortable and convenient lifestyle.

Villa Trieste in Oceanside CA
Villa Trieste, Oceanside CA

Eastridge Fallbrook CA Gated 55+ Community

Eastridge is a gated 55+ community situated in the picturesque town of Fallbrook. This community offers 80 single-family homes with beautiful views of the surrounding hills and valleys. Residents can enjoy a range of amenities, including a clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis courts, a community orchard and walking trails. Eastridge offers residents a peaceful and serene atmosphere, while still being close to shopping, dining, and medical facilities.

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Rancho Carlsbad, Carlsbad CA Gated 55+ Community

Rancho Carlsbad is a gated, land-owned manufactured home community that spans 106 acres in the charming city of Carlsbad. The community offers 504 homes and an impressive array of amenities, including a clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis courts, pickle ball and a public 18-hole golf course. With beautiful surroundings and a vibrant social calendar, Rancho Carlsbad is an ideal place to retire.

Las Brisas Pacificas, San Marcos CA Gated 55+ Community

Situated in San Marcos, Las Brisas Pacificas is a gated, land-owned manufactured home 55+ community featuring 169 detached homes, with 2-car garages. The community offers a clubhouse, swimming pool, spa, and various recreational facilities for residents to enjoy. With a strong sense of community and a convenient location near shopping centers, medical facilities, local attractions and an easy drive to the beach, Las Brisas Pacificas is an attractive option for retirees.

Emerald Lake Village, Oceanside CA Gated 55+ Community

Located in Oceanside, Emerald Lake Village is a gated, land-owned manufactured home 55+ community that consists of 161 single-family homes with 2-car garages. The community boasts a clubhouse, swimming pool, spa, and various recreational facilities, providing residents with an active and engaging lifestyle. Emerald Lake Village is also conveniently situated near shopping centers, medical facilities, and local attractions, offering residents a comfortable and convenient retirement experience.

The Junipers, Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego CA Gated 55+ Community Coming Soon

The Junipers is coming soon in Rancho Penasquitos 55+ Community

With a diverse range of gated 55+ communities to choose from, San Diego County offers something to suit every retiree’s needs and preferences. When searching for the perfect retirement community, consider factors such as location, amenities, health care, social opportunities, and budget to ensure you find the ideal fit for your golden years. By carefully evaluating your options and considering the unique features and benefits of each community, you can confidently select a gated 55+ community in San Diego County that will provide a fulfilling and enjoyable retirement experience.

The Junipers San Diego CA 55+ Community Coming Soon

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. However, we do not know yet if construction will push through given a judge’s ruling on the project (02-04-2023).

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FAQ on San Diego County Gated 55 Plus Communities

Where to find the best gated 55 and older communities in San Diego County?

Some of the best gated 55+ communities in San Diego County include Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside CA, Auberge at Del Sur in San Diego CA, Avante at Del Sur in San Diego CA, Chapala at Oaks North in Rancho Bernardo, Villa Trieste in Oceanside, Eastridge in Fallbrook CA.

Which gated 55 plus communities in North San Diego County have a coastal influenced climate?

The 55+ gated communities in San Diego County with coastal influenced climate include Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside California, Rancho Carlsbad in Carlsbad CA, Villa Trieste and Emerald Lake Village in Oceanside CA, Las Brisas Pacificas in San Marcos CA near the Carlsbad border.

Which 55+ gated communities in San Diego County have newer homes?

The 55+ gated communities in San Diego County that have newer homes include Auberge at Del Sur which has single family detached homes and attached homes, Avante at Del Sur with attached condos.

Are there a new 55 plus retirement communities in San Diego County?

Yes. The Junipers at Rancho Penasquitos with attached and detached homes is currently under construction. This will be a gated 55 and over community which is located near the freeway 15.

Are there gated 55+ communities within Oaks North in Rancho Bernardo?

The only gated community within the 55+ Oaks North Neighborhood is Chapala at Oaks North.

Which gated 55+ communities in San Diego County have manufactured homes that are resident owned or land owned?

Some of the popular resident owned or land owned gated 55+ communities in San Diego County include Emerald Lake Village in Oceanside CA, Rancho Carlsbad in Carlsbad CA, Las Brisas Pacificas in San Marcos CA, Pilgrim Creek Estates in Oceanside CA. Solamar in Carlsbad CA near the beach is also a gated resident owned manufactured home 55+ community but rarely do homes come on the market here.

Which gated 55+ communities in San Diego County have single detached homes for sale?

The gated 55+ communities in San Diego County with detached single family homes include Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside CA, Auberge at Del Sur in San Diego CA, Chapala at Oaks North in Rancho Bernardo, Eastridge in Fallbrook CA.

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Which 55 and over communities in San Diego County are guard gated retirement communities?

Ocean Hills Country Club in Oceanside CA and Rancho Carlsbad in Carlsbad CA are both guard gated 55+ communities in coastal locations. Champagne Village in Escondido CA which consists of manufactured homes is another guard gated 55 and over community.

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DreamWell Homes Realty is a locally owned San Diego husband and wife real estate team. They specialize in San Diego 55+ communities, single story houses and condos, retirement-style beach properties such as ocean view homes and waterfront real estate. For more information, please call or text Jean and Ken Tritle at 760-798-9024. Thank you. DreamWell Homes Realty CA DRE# 01777754, Mailing address: 1902 Wright Place, 2nd Floor, Carlsbad CA 92008