As empty nesters and retirees are making the move to a low-maintenance lifestyle, there’s a new housing option that delivers health benefits many overlook. Today’s 55+ active-adult communities are designed to not only deliver a high level of amenities, but also engaging social activities. Tributary, a master-planned community just north of Jacksonville, has experienced a surge in interest for its new 55+ neighborhood Lakeview, developed by Lennar. The exciting new community caters specifically to empty nesters who desire to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Best of all, residents are benefiting from a plethora of advantages that help them stay independent, healthy, and engaged. Here’s a look at a few of the secrets to healthy aging:
Staying Fit and Active
Lakeview at Tributary is designed with amenities that promote physical activity and movement among its residents. From taking a stroll on the nature trails surrounding Tributary to engaging in a fitness class or playing pickleball — all provide improved cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility, which help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Lakeview’s upcoming 8,000-square-foot clubhouse is designed to encourage physical activity with state-of-the-art equipment for both cardio and strength training, a resort-style pool for lap swimming, pickleball courts and bocce ball lawns for low-impact social workouts, and miles of planned nature trails for a leisurely stroll or bike ride. While Lakeview’s amenity center is under construction, residents will also have access to Tributary’s Lookout Amenity Center, a popular destination for relaxing poolside, a vigorous workout in the Fitness Center, paddle sports and social gatherings.
Stay Connected Emotionally with an Active Social Calendar
While physical health benefits are important, Lakeview also prioritizes mental well-being and social engagement. From day trips and dances to community socials, the 55+ community will offer various opportunities for residents to socialize and connect with their neighbors. Lakeview’s on-site lifestyle director collaborates with residents to plan and schedule events that cater to a holistic healthy lifestyle, including social gatherings, special-interest clubs, health and fitness classes, and more. The thoughtfully crafted event calendar ensures that there is something for everyone regardless of age or interest.
New Homes Provide Innovation and Worry-Free Living
Finding a home that requires minimal upkeep and repairs is often the first priority for many empty nesters. Let’s face it, everyone wants to spend more time enjoying life, rather than managing the “to-do” list. New construction homes offer flexibility and equity of ownership with little maintenance required. Advanced smart-home technologies and home warranties limit home maintenance issues, ensuring years of hassle-free living. With the home taken care of, residents can enjoy a stress-free Florida lifestyle in a peaceful environment. Surrounded by lush nature preserves and lakes, Lakeview offers a tranquil setting for residents to enjoy birdwatching, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and endless outdoor activities.
Exploring New Areas Keeps the Mind Active
With more time available, one-way retirees can maintain their well-being is by exploring new areas and picking up new hobbies. Such activities can boost cognitive function, memory, and creativity, ultimately keeping the mind active and engaged. Lakeview’s highly desirable location offers residents easy access to North Florida’s best attractions. Nature enthusiasts can explore the history and wilderness of nearby state parks, including Four Creeks State Forest, Fort Clinch State Park, and the Talbot Island parks. Beach lovers cherish strolling Amelia Island’s sandy shores or enjoy boating in the crystal-clear Atlantic ocean waters. Foodies and shopping enthusiasts alike can find endless entertainment options at River City Marketplace and St. Johns Town Center. Or they can head to the charming Downtown Fernandina for a more intimate experience, with endless art galleries and boutique shops to peruse. For lifelong learners, local museums, including the Cummer Museum of Art, Museum of Science and History, and Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, offer endless activities to enjoy. The diverse range of attractions available ensures that retirees have endless opportunities to explore and enjoy their golden
Easy Access to Life’s Necessities
When searching for the perfect active-adult community, it’s essential to consider the proximity of necessary amenities such as grocery stores and healthcare. Veterans appreciate the proximity of Nassau County to numerous military bases, including Kings Bay, Florida Air National Guard, Naval Station Mayport, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, and many others. The medical industry in the area is also rapidly expanding, with four new healthcare innovators and numerous VA clinics ensuring residents have access to top-quality services.
North Florida’s Newest Wave of Active-Adult Living
Priced from the $300s, Tributary’s Lakeview 55+ community is now selling prime lakefront and preserve homesites, with 10 open-concept floorplans available ranging from 1,500 to more than 3,000 square feet. Future residents will work with one of the nation’s leading builders, Lennar, to find the floor plan that works best for them. Each home will also come with Lennar’s industry exclusive Everything’s Included® program, where the builder’s most popular options and upgrades are built into the base price of the home.
Lakeview is a 55+ neighborhood within Tributary, Nassau County’s newest master-planned community. An impressive selection of new, single-family homes from the $300s are now being offered for all stages of life. Six designer-decorated model homes
by three of the area’s best home builders – Dream Finders Homes
, and Richmond American Homes
– are open daily at Tributary for tours. To hear from residents themselves on what makes life at Tributary so unique and rewarding, watch our new Community Video
or request a complimentary copy of our Explore More lifestyle magazine
for an overview of the neighborhood and surrounding area. You can also visit TributaryLiving.com
for more information.