ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 55places.com has named Carolina Arbors by Del Webb in Durham, North Carolina its 2016 active adult community of the year. The 1,300 home community is in the heart of the Triangle and has been opened for selling since 2013.
"Carolina Arbors has it all for those looking for a social and active lifestyle in a great city," says Bill Ness, Chief Executive Officer for 55places.com. "From its greatest hits compilation of all of Del Webb's most desirable floor plans to its newly opened amenity center, Carolina Arbors' close-knit community has a welcoming vibe, making it one of the most sought-after communities for the 55+ homebuyer."
55places.com gives the active adult community of the year award to a development that makes substantial improvements to the quality of life of its residents, whether it be through opening clubhouses, offering new home models, or substantively expanding their clubs and activities.
Along with Carolina Arbors, Del Webb communities made up three of the top six most highly-ranked communities, Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, South Carolina, and Sun City Texas in Georgetown, Texas, were also named to this year's list.
Earlier in 2016, Carolina Arbors officially grand opened Piedmont Hall, a 37,000-square-foot amenity center, which was ultimately the deciding factor in the community earning top honors. Some of Piedmont Hall's offerings include an indoor pool and spa, billiards, state-of-the-art recreation and fitness center, varsity rooms, aerobic exercise rooms, ceramics room, ballroom and more. The amenity center offers residents the flexibility of staging indoor and outdoor social events simultaneously while giving the residents a way to expand their social circle.
"For more than 60 years, Del Webb has been offering communities that are recognized and sought out by individuals looking for an active lifestyle and friendly neighborhoods," said David Carrier PulteGroup's President for the Raleigh Division. "It is clear from the 55places.com rankings that the Del Webb lifestyle continues to resonate with today's homebuyers."
About Carolina Arbors
Carolina Arbors by Del Webb, located a mile and a half from Brier Creek, about 9 miles from downtown Durham and about 20 miles from downtown Raleigh, is nestled on nearly 430 acres with streams and wooded buffers and will have approximately 1,300 homes at build out. Targeted to those aged 55 and older, the community features single-family, one-story homes with loft options ranging from 1,109 – 2,562+ square feet with pricing starting in the mid $250s. For more information, visit www.delwebb.com/carolinaarbors.
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About Del Webb
Del Webb is a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM). Del Webb is the pioneer in active adult communities and America's leading builder of new homes targeted to pre-retirement and retiring boomers. Del Webb builds consumer inspired homes and communities for active adults ages 55+ who want to continue to explore, grow and learn, socially, physically and intellectually as they look forward to retirement. For more information on Del Webb, visit www.delwebb.com.
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