Top 5 Reasons to Consider These Greater Boston 55+ Communities

Recent years have seen the last of the Baby Boomers crossing the threshold into the 55+, active adult demographic, and Gen-X is hot on their heels. When the kids are gone and it’s time to right-size, these buyers are looking for communities that fit their wishlist – and it’s a bit different than what the older Boomers wanted.

Two exceptional 55+ communities in Greater Boston, Wolcott Woods and Highland Meadows, offer luxury homes and amenities that check all the boxes for the active adult buyer:

  1. Low Maintenance Living
  2. Ability to Live a Lock-and-Leave Lifestyle
  3. Neighborhood Charm
  4. Room to Roam
  5. Location, Location, Location
Where Exceptional Design and Nature Align
  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, back of house
  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, back deck

Wolcott Woods is a brand-new development in Milton that’s just completing Phase I. Already, it’s shaping up to be a sought-after neighborhood for buyers who value design, history, and a connection to nature. Only 54 homes will sit on this 47-acre property adjacent to the Blue Hills Reservation. It’s a stunning landscape that fortunate residents will share with only a few neighbors (and they don’t have to maintain it!).

  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, exterior
  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, Interior

Northland Residential, Wolcott Woods’ award-winning developer is designing a community that offers varied architectural styles that still blend seamlessly into a stunning landscape. As the former estate of a renowned Massachusetts family, it was only natural to introduce some of the property’s historic details into the new, modern townhomes.

  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, aerial
  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, aerial
  • 55+ communities - Wolcott Woods, aerial

But one of the best features of Wolcott Woods? Its location. You’re minutes to the commuter rail and Amtrak station in Westwood – meaning stress-free trips down to NYC or DC for you plus easy, car-free access into Boston. If you do decide to drive instead, it’s a quick journey into the city, Logan International Airport, and even down to Cape Cod.

At Home in an Elegant Community
55+ Communities - 7 Pine Summit Circle

Highland Meadows is an established community in Weston that includes 69 units built from 2007 -2016 that are rarely offered for resale. As of this writing, there is only one unit for sale: 7 Pine Summit Circle.

With 5 bedrooms and over 5,000 sf of living space, consider 7 Pine Summit Circle your opportunity to “right-size” while giving up the yardwork and maintenance that used to take you away from the things you love to do. Transform an extra bedroom into an office, a reading nook, or a hobby room, or make the most of your own exercise room, music room, and workshop. When you’re ready for a change of scenery, you’re a short trip into Boston, too.

With all the hard work off your plate and extra free time on your hands, you can make the most of the community amenities that are just a short walk away. A meetinghouse offers residents a great room and library with fireplaces for private parties and a gourmet kitchen for catering. Additionally, there are fitness spaces like an exercise center, yoga/Pilates studio, massage therapy suite, and tennis court as well as access to trails.

  • 55+ Communities - Amenities - Yoga
  • 55+ Communities - Amenities - Tennis
  • 55+ Communities - Amenities- Trails