David Weekley Groundbreaking

Under a blue Georgia sky, a handful of homeowners who represent the Founders Club at The Retreat at Sterling on the Lake gripped the handles of their gold shovels and turned the soil in celebration of the groundbreaking of their community’s amenity center. Encore by David Weekley Homes – the 55+ active adult lifestyle division of David Weekley Homes – has teamed up with Sterling on the Lake by Newland to bring a collection of luxury, low-maintenance ranch homes to the highly sought-after master-planned community.

Upon completion, The Retreat at Sterling on the Lake will showcase 214 Hall County homes for sale and world-class amenities, innovatively designed for active adult homebuyers. Founders Club members are the pioneering first homeowners at the 55+ section of the community.

Retreat Founders Club GroundbreakingJoining them at the groundbreaking were representatives from Newland and David Weekley Homes – Atlanta Division, including Adam Cornett – division president and Josh Hilscher – VP of sales. After the groundbreaking, the group returned to one of The Retreat’s professionally decorated model homes for a champagne toast.

Tailored to the active adult lifestyle, Encore by David Weekley Homes offers residents 55+ an ideal balance of livability and outstanding design in communities created to celebrate the active adult years. The groundbreaking is the first step towards the realization of amenities exclusive to residents of The Retreat – including a 4500-square foot clubhouse with fitness center, adult leisure pool, dedicated HOA, yoga lawn and tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts. Residents of The Retreat also enjoy access to Sterling on the Lake’s broad assortment of amenities, such as:

  • Lakeside Clubhouse with fitness center, movie theater and catering kitchen
  • Several swimming pools
  • Green spaces and community lake with lakeside walking trails
  • Playgrounds and play areas
  • Full-time activities director

In addition to lifestyle-centric amenities, active adult homebuyers will find 12 thoughtfully designed floor plans that provide the ultimate in one-level living with entertainment-friendly open concepts, elegant Owners Retreats, chef-inspired kitchens, professional lawncare maintenance, and more. Ranging in size from 1,694 to 2,684 square feet, several offer the option to add a second floor for an additional bedroom-bonus combo or walkup storage.

Amenity Center Groundbreaking

David Weekley’s active adult lifestyle division currently has a presence in North Carolina, Florida, Arizona, Texas and Georgia. The Retreat at Sterling on the Lake joins Heritage at Towne Lake in Cherokee County and Marietta Township in Cobb County as Encore by David Weekley Homes debut communities in Metro Atlanta.

To schedule a tour of available homesites and learn more about The Retreat at Sterling on the Lake , visit DavidWeekleyHomes.com.

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