345 Sunrise Dr., Arroyo Grande, California 93420
Established 55+ Community of Sunrise Terrace Along California's Scenic Central Coast is a Low Key Place in a Nearly Perfect Climate
Located in San Luis Obispo County just inland from California's central coast, Arroyo Grande is home to Sunrise Terrace, a closely-knit, low key 55+ community. Established in 1974, its 300 manufactured homes are compressed into 54 acres.
Residences at Sunrise Terrace are limited to resale and range in size from approximately 965 square feet to nearly 1,800 square feet. All have one to three bedrooms, one to two baths, and a carport. The master bedroom is on the first floor. Many homes also have ocean views. Most residences been renovated and may include hardwood cabinets, second floors, ceiling fans, skylights, great rooms, and private patios. Prices can range from the low-$200,000s to the low-$400,000s. Please verify these prices as they may change. Hyatt Hall, the community's clubhouse, includes a catering kitchen, a billiards room, a Jacuzzi room, a fitness center, and a library. The outdoor pool is heated and home to a water aerobics class. Two tennis courts, a bocce ball court, a three-hole golf course, walking trails, a dog park and a putting green complete the community's list of outdoor amenities.
The Village Plaza clubhouse hosts a wide variety events, from bingo to opera. A shuffleboard court, a swimming pool, a library, and a fitness center keep residents active and engaged. The Village Green Golf Club, a public 18-hole course, is across the street and has a pro shop, putting greens and a restaurant.
Sarasota is the spring training home of the Baltimore Orioles and supports a ballet, an opera, and an orchestra. The downtown Florida Studio Theatre offers the best in contemporary drama, comedy, and musicals. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art has 21 galleries and more than 10,000 objects in its collection. Its campus includes the historic Asolo Theatre and a circus museum. The city also has an international airport and a robust public transportation system. World-class, sugar-white beaches are close at hand.
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is award-winning for clinical excellence and patient safety. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Primary Stroke Center.
Winter temperatures are in the 50s, 60s and low 70s, and summer temperatures are in the 80s and 90s. On average, the area receives 50 inches of rain per year.
California is the most populous state in the United States, and it is the sixth largest economy in the world.
Because it is so long, the climate varies greatly. Everything from deserts, forests and snow covered mountains to the world famous moderate temperatures of Southern California are here. Record temperatures have included a low of minus 35 degrees and a high of 134 degrees.
Missions placed within a day's walk from one another dot the length of the state and started appearing in 1769. Juan Cabrillo first sighted California in 1542 and inspired the missions. A few of the most famous ones are San Juan Capistrano (the swallows return every year at the same time), and San Diego (the first one).
A few of California's natural resources include petroleum, timber and natural gas. Industries are manufacturing (machinery, transportation equipment, electronics), aerospace and defense, biotechnology, and tourism. Of course, Hollywood and Disneyland are known around the world. Other famous attractions are Yosemite National Park, the Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco), Point Reyes National Seashore, Sequoia National Park and San Simeon State Park (Hearst Castle).
The lowest point in the U.S. is California's Death Valley at 282 feet below sea level, and the highest point in the Lower 48 is its Mt. Whitney at 14,491 feet above sea level. Outside of Hawaii and Alaska, the state's Lassen Peak is one of the two active volcanoes in the U.S. It last erupted in 1917.
More immigrants settle down in California than in any other state.
Population - 39,802,500
Persons 65 years old and over - 13%
High school graduates, age 25+ - 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, age 25+ - 32%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin - 39%
White persons, not Hispanic - 40%
Median household income - $64,500
Median home value - $399,000
Social Security Taxed - No
Source: U.S. Census
Which States Have the Most 55+ Communities?
More and more 55+ communities are popping up as baby boomers retire, but Florida is still king when it comes to retirement communities. Arizona runs a close second, and other southern and western states, including Georgia, Texas and the Carolinas, are gaining ground. Developers are discovering a huge market in retiring baby boomers, and they plan to keep building retirement communities, many of which are really mini-resorts.
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