Developers launch 55-and-up communities in Woodstock, Hoschton

These two active adult communities offer senior buyers an abundance of activities with aging-in-place features in the homes.

Del Webb at Chateau Elan

Location: Hoschton (Jackson County), 45 miles north of downtown Atlanta and next to Chateau Elan Winery and Resort

Number of homes: 700 single-family, ranch-style homes

Price range: Mid-$200,000s–$400,000s

Sizes: 1,100-2,500 square feet, one to four bedrooms with one to four bathrooms

Features: Lowered microwaves, raised dishwashers, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, and options such as sunrooms, screened lanais and lofts.

Neighborhood amenities: Gated, outdoor pool, indoor heated lap pool, 20,000-square-foot clubhouse with an arts and crafts area, ballroom/multipurpose rooms, studio fitness center, billiards, tennis courts, pickle ball and bocce ball courts and clubs for activities such as knitting and playing cards.

Developer: Del Webb

Nearby shopping and dining: Duncan Corners shopping center, Mall of Georgia, Sugarloaf Mills

Quote: “It’s a place for people in a similar stage of life to enjoy their surroundings and bring the focus back on themselves,” said Sarah Garlick, Del Webb spokeswoman.

Info: 866-204-2324, delwebb.com

Sweet Briar Farms

Location: Woodstock (Cherokee County), 30 miles from downtown Atlanta

Number of homes: 67 single-family, ranch-style homes

Price range: Starting from low- to mid-$300,000s

Sizes: Average 2,500 square feet, three to four bedrooms, three to three-and-a-half baths

Features: Homes will comply with the ALL (A Livable Lifestyle) Home Program, a statewide voluntary certification program by the Home Builders Association of Georgia. Each home is required to have at least one full bathroom, one bedroom, a kitchen and an entertainment area on the main floor. The homes have wide doorways, walk-in closets and zero-step entries into the attached two- or three-car garage, front porches, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and custom cabinets in the kitchen, fireplaces and vaulted ceilings.

Neighborhood amenities: Gated, outdoor pool, walking trail, pond and clubhouse with meeting room, exercise room, catering kitchen and game room.

Developer: Jim Chapman Communities

Nearby shopping and dining: Downtown Woodstock

Quote: “It’s a true age-in-place lifestyle,” says Jamie Mock, vice president of builder developer services with Engel & Volkers Buckhead Atlanta.

Info: 770-615-7172, jimchapmancommunities.com

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