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The Benefits of Gated Retirement Communities for Traveling Seniors

Calling all globe-trotters, jet-setters, cruisers, and road-trippers! Is the stress of who will take care of your house stopping you from your next big adventure? Then you need to take advantage of the lock-and-leave lifestyle at a gated retirement community, where you can pack your bags, lock your doors, and take off at a moment’s notice without a worry in sight.

So if you’re ready to ditch the housesitter,  gain a new sense of freedom and live life to the max, look at this quick guide to lock-and-leave living. 

Lock, Leave, and Let Someone Else Do the Dirty Work

It’s time to leave your worries behind and your lawnmower on the curb with maintenance-free living at a gated retirement community. A lock-and-leave lifestyle means you never have to worry about overgrown grass, the sprinkler system or raking leaves while you’re on vacation.

If a natural disaster strikes while you’re away, you can count on someone in your community to spring into action. You’ll be  notified about any damage to your home, and repairs and cleanup will be started as soon as possible. 

Feel Safe and Secure in a Gated Retirement Community

A security team monitors the traffic coming in and out of your community with precision, which makes it incredibly difficult for thieves to enter your home and take your valuables. 

You also get unmatched privacy. Say goodbye to annoying solicitors and unannounced visits from anyone you’re not in the mood to see. Now, you can dig deep into your hobbies, binge your favorite TV shows, or spend a few hours relaxing without a single interruption. 

Confidently Leave Your Car Behind

Do you love your car almost as much as you love your spouse? Then keep them both safe in a gated retirement community! Leave your wheels behind knowing they’re protected 24/7 with secured resident parking. Show your vehicle some extra TLC by reserving a  covered parking space

Parking spots in a gated retirement community are readily available and speed limits are strictly enforced, which makes driving your car a lot more enjoyable. Plus, you’ll never have to clean the garage again. 

Go Ahead, Stir Up Your Spontaneous Side

When you’re worried about household maintenance and repair, it’s hard to justify a quick weekend getaway. When you lead a lock-and-leave lifestyle, spontaneity is the spice of life. 

So go ahead, book a trip to your favorite winery or surprise your grandchildren on their birthday. When you live at a gated  retirement community, time belongs to you. 

Get to Know Your Neighbors and Feel the Love

You know who else is maximizing a lock-and-leave lifestyle at a gated retirement community? Your neighbors! That means you and your new friends can plan a nostalgic road trip, quaint stay in the countryside, or cruise of a lifetime without fear of something happening to your homes.

Many gated retirement communities offer delightful amenities and premium facilities that make every day feel like a vacation. Spend the day lounging by the pool, creating a masterpiece in the art studio, or getting lost in the library. No matter where you spend your time, your home is protected.

Set Your Sights on Independent Living at Canterbury Court

Open the door to a lock-and-leave lifestyle at Canterbury Court in the heart of Buckhead, where we have studio, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom senior apartment homes with spacious floor plans, incredible amenities, and top-notch security. 

Contact us online to schedule a tour of our gorgeous community, and get ready to live life in full bloom at Canterbury Court.