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Creek View

127 Glenridge Drive, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17015

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Creek View, a Family Owned 55+ Community in Pastoral South Central Pennsylvania, Has Attactive Manufactured Homes, a Clubhouse and a Quiet Way of Life

Located in Cumberland County, an agricultural region in bucolic south central Pennsylvania, Carlisle is considered an exurb of Harrisburg, the state capital. It is also the tranquil setting for Creek View, a 55+ manufactured home development with pretty views.

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Creek View was the brain child of Larry Neidlinger, a local engineer and surveyor. He and his family envisioned a hassle-free retirement community in a country setting and started Creek View in 2004. Building continues today with plans for 305 homes across 120 rolling acres. Community streets are paved and lined with street lights. Each property is single story with two to three bedrooms and two baths. Most look like site-built with an attached, insulated garage, a driveway, a covered front porch and a lawn. Every home also has a storage shed. Exteriors are low-maintenance vinyl, and in some cases, accented with stone. Nearly a dozen models with a variety of floor plans are available, and sizes range from approximately 1,200 square feet to nearly 1,800 square feet.

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Prices begin in the high-$100,000s. Water, trash and sewage are included in the $370 monthly lot fee. Check with a real estate agent to verify these prices as they may change.

Amenities include a pond, a walking trail along Conodoguinet Creek, a gazebo and a 2,100 square foot clubhouse. The Grand Pavilion is the place for for BBQ and picnics. RV parking is available.

Carlisle dates from 1715, and its attractive town core is a National Historic District. Most of the downtown buildings date from the late-18th century and early- to mid-19th century. Federal and Victorian architectural styles are common in both residential and commercial areas. The U.S. Army War College, the U.S. Army Military Heritage Museum, Dickinson College and Penn State Dickinson School of Law are all located in Carlisle.

Carlisle Regional Medical Center is about 10 miles from Creek View accredited by the Joint Commission.

This area has summer temperatures in the 70s, 80s and 90s and winter temperatures in the 20s and 30s. On average, Carlisle receives 42 inches of rain and 34 inches of snow per year. Skies are often overcast.

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Visit www.creekviewcommunity.com for more information.

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Pennsylvania:

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to be admitted into the Union. It has several nicknames, including the Keystone State, The Quaker State, the Coal State, the Oil State and the State of Independence, and its motto is Virtue, Liberty and Independence. The state ranks 33rd in the country when it comes to total square miles.

Located in the northeastern region of the United States, Pennsylvania is bordered by Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Ontario, Canada. The capital is Harrisburg and the largest city is Philadelphia.

The state is home to many professional sport franchises, including the Philadelphia Phillies, the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Stats:

Population - 12,784,227

Persons 65 years old and over - 15%

High school graduates, persons age 25+ - 90% 

Bachelor's degree or higher, persons age 25+ - 28% 

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin - 77% 

White persons, not Hispanic - 7% 

Median household income - $53,599 

Median home value - $166,000 

Social Security taxed? No

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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Designed for Aging

Many new retirement developments are being "designed for aging." What does this mean? While baby boomers have every intention of staying active during their retirement years, living with design elements that make one's living space more accommodating is also a good idea. In homes designed for aging, the home has just one story. The path from the master bedroom to the bathroom is short, well-defined and well-lit. Door handles are levers instead of knobs. All thresholds are flush. Toilets are a few inches higher. Bathroom floors are made from a no-slip material. In a well-designed home, these are just a few of the features specifically incorporated for aging bodies.

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