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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Bailey’s Glen, Cornelius, North Carolina Active Adult

    Posted Under: General Area in Cornelius, Home Buying in Cornelius  |  May 4, 2012 6:43 AM  |  1,922 views  |  No comments
    Bailey's Glen North Carolina active adultJust 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Cornelius, North Carolina is the active adult community known as Bailey’s Glen. This new construction community opened its doors in 2009 and is being built by South Creek Homes. Plans call for just 468 homes in this intimate and elegant community for adults age 55 and better.

    South Creek Homes offers a fantastic selection of homes in 18 unique ranch-style floor plans. There are four model collections to choose from sized from nearly 1,300 to 3,100 square feet and all of the homes offer options to personalize and customize based on each homebuyers specific needs. Many of the homes offer features such as fireplaces, covered porches, extended garages, open floor plans, grand master suites, spa-like master baths, ample storage and gourmet kitchens. Prices begin in the low $200’s and go up to the high $300’s.

    The location of this North Carolina active adult community is just a short drive to the villages of Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson. Shopping malls, national retailers, restaurants and everyday conveniences are just minutes from home. Just three miles away the picturesque Lake Norman boasts 500 miles of shoreline and fantastic outdoor recreation. Visitors enjoy kayaking, canoeing, fishing, power boating, hiking, picnics and much more. The area also offers exciting golf courses and numerous parks.

    The brand new clubhouse at Bailey’s Glen features 12,000 square feet of fun. The Cottage is a beautifully designed facility featuring timeless architecture and relaxing interior appointments.  There is a fitness center with an aerobics studio, five rooms for hobbies and games, a library, computer stations, billiard tables and a grand ballroom. Outdoors there is a sparkling swimming pool, bocce ball courts, tennis courts, pickleball, horseshoes, a putting green and a friendly pavilion with a convenient grilling area. Other unique features include a dog park and a community garden area.

    Just a short walk from the community is the local Bailey Park offering softball fields, basketball courts and a lovely outdoor amphitheater. Whether staying close to home in the community or venturing out to town, the lifestyle at this NC active adult community offers something for everyone. Residents enjoy travel excursions, wine tastings, weekend getaways, social clubs, classes, movie nights and so much more. Thanks to having full lawn care included in the monthly homeowner dues, residents have plenty of time to enjoy the amenities at Bailey’s Glen.

    For more information and photos of this and other NC active adult retirement communities please visit 55Places.com. To stay in touch with us please join our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook link below.

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  • Baileys Glen, Cornelius, North Carolina

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Cornelius  |  May 28, 2011 7:21 PM  |  3,078 views  |  No comments

    Bailey's Glen, North Carolina active adult

    The Bailey’s Glen active adult community in Cornelius, North Carolina is an intimate retreat of only 468 homes. Just minutes from the popular Lake Norman, this 55+ community sits on 145 acres only 20 minutes north of Charlotte. Lake Norman boasts 500 miles of shoreline making the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Bailey Park is right next door and only one mile from the community are the quaint villages of Huntersville and Davidson. Shopping, dining and everyday conveniences are just minutes from home.

    Homes of this elegant North Carolina active adult community are available in 18 unique floor plans built by South Creek Homes. Buyers can select from a wide variety of features to personalize their home such as paint colors, carpets and upgrades. Of the total 468 homes, 372 will be single-family style and 96 will be luxury condominiums built in a future phase. The single-family homes range in size from nearly 1,300 square feet to 3,100 square feet and are offered in four different model collections, each offering their own special features. Prices range from the low $200’s to the high $300’s. Lawn care is included in the monthly homeowner association dues leaving residents more free time to enjoy the beautiful amenities.

    Bailey’s Glen features a 12,000 square foot clubhouse complete with a wealth of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. There is a fitness center with aerobics room, five rooms for hobbies and games, a library, computers, billiards plus a ballroom. Outdoors there is a lovely swimming pool, pavilion with grilling area plus sports courts for tennis, bocce ball, pickleball and horseshoe courts. Other unique features include a putting green, dog park, gardening area plus a number of small parks dotting the community landscape.

    The activities offered at Bailey’s Glen appeal to numerous interests from arts & crafts to kayaking. There are a wide variety of options to discover something new or perfect a favorite pastime. Residents enjoy participating in special interest clubs, taking part is daytrips and extended weekend getaways. A full-time community lifestyle director ensures the social and activity calendar always offers something exciting to look forward to.

    Those in search of a beautiful NC 55+ community close to everything yet still private and prestigious will want to visit Bailey’s Glen. Residents appreciate the options available to personalize their home, the attention-to-detail and friendly neighborhood charm.

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