55+ Homes

Live the High Life Estate Style

August 4, 2016 • Fenny Peiffer

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If there was ever a time for a senior moment, it would be to spend it in an estate community. These elite developments, are the creme de la creme of the real estate world, and home to the affluent 55+ crowd who know how to live, and play well. It’s not just the amenities that make these active lifestyle communities luxurious, but sprawling landscapes, and the grandeur of these estate homes are quite the experience for both residents, and visitors. Imagine your driveway becoming the runway for your private jet, or coming home to a Mediterranean inspired villa? Living in paradise, with resort style services at your fingertips is what an estate lifestyle is all about.

BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, is a prestigious private club community where the architecture alone is breathtaking. The Palm Beach Gardens area boasts high end retailers, five star dining, and is the headquarters of the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA). This expansive community is also close to sparkling beaches, and Palm Beach International airport. The estate homes within BallenIsles are nothing short of stunning with golf course views, and a price range above $2 million. The country club lifestyle offers 55+ residents an array of resort style amenities including 19 tennis courts, a salon and spa, a world class fitness center, and an endless list of social clubs. Even the grand kids have their own piece of paradise with a play area, and kid’s pool.

Use your own runway to park your private jet in Bourland Field Estates located Cresson, Texas. This estate development is a sprawling residential air park with 56 lots situated on an acre or more of land, and beautifully constructed estate homes. A pilot’s dream come true, Bourland’s homeowners have the use of a resident owned runway, and convenient, direct access to to nearby Bourland Field Airport. Just a few miles away, the town of Granbury gives 55+ golf enthusiasts a chance to practice their swing, enjoy live entertainment, shopping, and restaurants.

Jupiter Country Club by Toll Brother’s is yet another Palm Beach Florida golf community featuring single family estate homes with a Tuscan inspired flair. Priced upwards of $1,142,000, these exquisite estates boast views of the Greg Norman Signature designed golf course, and residents can enjoy not one, but two Mediterranean style clubhouses for a taste of Italia in the sunshine state. A haven for upscale shoppers, the nearby Gardens Mall is a 1.4 million square foot retail center with big name shops such as Saks Fifth Avenue, and Jimmy Choo. Waving palm trees beneath sunny Floridian skies beckon home buyers to this lavish, amenity rich community.

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