Lancaster County

Lancaster Voted Top Place to Retire

55+ Dinner Party with Friends

Lancaster, PA was once again voted among the top places to retire in the US by Travel + Leisure, and it’s no secret as to why. With its small-town vibe, art and music festivals, restaurants, galleries, and the countless farmers markets, Lancaster, PA has plenty of fun activities to enjoy.



Lancaster, PA is also a short drive or Amtrak ride to major cities like Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York, making it an ideal spot for many retirees. Pennsylvania is also one of the few states where retirement income in non-taxable, so retirees can enjoy their hard earned income from their IRAs, 401ks, Social Security, and Pensions without the added stress of taxes.

Looking to retire in PA?

Landmark Homes 55+ communities may be the perfect place. With one community located within Lancaster County, and two others located in Central Pennsylvania, Landmark Homes provides plenty of options for a peaceful retirement in PA.   Landmark 55+ Living Communities are specifically designed to meet the needs of home buyers age 55 and over, taking into consideration the most desirable community amenities and thoughtfully planned home designs.

Check out our available 55+ living communities in Central PA:

Home Towne Square

Located west of the town of Ephrata, PA in Lancaster County, Home Towne Square is currently in its final phase of home building, with options for custom built homes, as well as ready to move in homes. A few features of our Home Towne Square community include:

  • Charming arts and crafts style homes
  • Single family homes with first floor owner’s suites
  • Landscaping maintenance, lawn care, and snow shoveling included
  • Community clubhouse with pool
  • Walking and biking trails
  • Acres of open space
  • Residents own their land , which means no monthly land lease payments
  • Short driving distance to Lancaster City

 Home Towne Square Streetscape


Stonecroft Village

Located in the beautiful Tulpehocken Creek Valley of Berks County, PA, Stonecroft Village was designed with relaxation, natural beauty, and recreation in mind.  

  • One and two-story new homes with first floor owner's suites
  • Community Clubhouse
  • Natural valley setting
  • Large, scenic pond with fountain and gazebo
  • Walking trails and 23 acres of open space
  • Lawn care and snow removal

Stonecroft Village Landscape


The Crossings at Sweetbriar – Lebanon, PA – Lebanon County

Located in the Lebanon, PA in Lebanon County, the Crossings at Sweetbriar 55+ community is surrounded by a vast expanse of scenic farmland to the north, and recreation, shopping, dining, and medical centers to the south. Here are just a few of the features the residents of the Crossings at Sweetbriar can enjoy:

  • One and two-story new homes with first floor owner's suites
  • Community clubhouse 
  • Walking and biking trails 
  • Scenic and tranquil location, convenient to area attractions 
  • Preserved open space

 Sweetbriar Community Center


Cortland Park - Mechanicsburg, PA – Berks County

Located in Mechanicsburg’s prestigious Winding Hills Community, Cortland Park is our newest 55+ community. Set among 380 acres of scenic Cumberland Valley countryside, Winding Hills offers an experience like no other. Here are just a few of the features of the Cortland Park community:

  • One and two-story new homes with first floor owner’s suites
  • Private clubhouse
  • Access to all of the amenities of the winding hills neighborhood
  • 120 acres of preserved woodland
  • Hiking, biking and walking trails
  • Lawn care and snow removal

Cortland Park 55+ Community Model Home


To learn more about our Landmark Homes 55+ Communities, visit the 55+ Living tab on our website!