Whether you’re enjoying the fruits of retirement or journeying on another venture, choosing the right place to start the next chapter of your life is an exciting decision. Will you thrive in the peace and quiet of the countryside, mix drinks along the beach in the coastal breeze, or soak up the energy in the big city?

No matter your poison, we have good news. Kiplinger, the popular online publisher of business, investment and retirement news, has just released their list of “10 Great Places to Retire in 2015.” Ranked by climate, walkability, housing costs, culture and entertainment, and access to outdoor activities, this list showcases some of the best places in the country.

Now for even better news? Two coveted Trilogy® by Shea Homes® locations are on the list. We invite you to explore two resort communities located near Winchester, Virginia and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Where to Retire in Virginia

Trilogy® at Lake Frederick is a new Trilogy community located near Winchester, Virginia. The exclusive community is unequaled in its location surrounding beautiful Lake Frederick and is reinventing 55+ resort living. With thoughtfully designed floorplans and innovative features, it’s becoming a community unlike you’ve ever seen before.

Residents of Trilogy at Lake Frederick will enjoy the impeccable Shenandoah Club. Spending its 36,000 square foot on all-things “The Good Life,” the interior will take your breath away. With spectacular glimpses of Lake Frederick, this is your place to sip on a cup of coffee, relax and invigorate. Make reservations at the Club’s gourmet restaurant, fully stocked with the most delicious local wines. Enjoy a special event at the outdoor amphitheater, or reach your fitness goals in the 5-star gym. This is your hub to everything The Good Life has to offer.Lake Frederick, Virginia

Home-wise, Trilogy at Lake Frederick delivers upon the first step inside. The collection of homes includes Trilogy’s beloved Shea3D homes, for the homeowner who wants to decide how their home lives and breathes. For more information on these innovative homes, visit SheaHomes.com/3D.

Where to Retire in North Carolina

Trilogy® Lake Norman is one of our newest communities, set in gorgeous Denver, North Carolina, near the exciting bustle of historic Charlotte. Affordability, mild climate, one of the country’s best medical systems, and an incredible collection of art galleries launched this city to the top of America’s best places to retire, which is why Kiplinger made sure it was on their list.

Trilogy Lake Norman homeowners have access to everything Charlotte has to offer, but unlike city residents, Trilogy homeowners are tucked away within the natural beauty of an indigenous forest, near to clear, crisp Lake Norman. The location lends itself to a gorgeous home setting and endless opportunities to get active and enjoy the outdoors.

Denver-north-carolinaTrilogy Lake Norman is celebrating its Grand Opening this fall. The homes alone deserve an accolade for their design and details. The popular Shea3D™ collection will be on site, so homebuyers who crave customization get exactly what they want. Outside the front door, the weather blows cool breezes throughout the neighborhoods as homeowners head out to enjoy day on the water with the Freedom Boat Club.

Explore Resort Living in Retirement

If living The Good Life in an invigorating locale sounds like your perfect forever, make a point to explore Trilogy Lake Norman and Trilogy at Lake Frederick. Interested homebuyers can learn more with our interest list at TrilogyLife.com and by connecting with us on Facebook. Once there, we’ll share exclusive information on construction, and invitations to special events. This is the best time of your life. Make it The Good Life.