Chapman Woods an Award Winning Active Adult Community in Niantic, CT
The award winning active adult community, Chapman Woods, is nestled in the quaint seaside village of Niantic, just minutes from golfing, town beaches, and marinas. Surrounded by woods and mountain laurel, the two to four bedroom homes are custom built by Orvedal Builders and offer maintenance free living with features such as two car garages, screened porches, master bedrooms on the first floor, sun porches, custom kitchens and more.
"We came to Connecticut from Northern Virginia, joining a growing number of couples who are reversing the trend to the Carolinas or Florida and choosing New England for retirement," said Claudette Horton, who recently purchased a home at Chapman Woods. "We wanted to experience the four seasons and Chapman Woods is the perfect blend of country living, only two miles from the beach, with more culture at hand than we had expected. It's a beautiful community of people from all over the country - active people with varied interests. This is definitely home now and we are lucky to have found Chapman Woods."
"Upon retirement, we wanted to be closer to our children and grandchildren," said Vince and Kay Martin. "After searching for many months, it was our great fortune to discover Chapman Woods. The country setting and quality of the units is wonderful as is the quality of our neighbors. We know we made the right decision in choosing Chapman Woods."
Joan and Tom Holland chose Chapman Woods because it offered quality detached housing in a condominium setting with people of compatible interests. "Now we are still near our children, enjoy the four seasons, and live in a seaside community in a rustic New England setting. There are also many cultural places and events in the area or within an hour's drive."
Among the distinctive house plans, the Marlborough and Litchfield cottages have wonderful full length front porches, as well as sunrooms. Ranging in size from 1,300 square feet to 2,200 square feet, the floor plans offer a variety of finishing touches and are large enough to accommodate home offices and guest rooms. Full basements allow for more storage or finished rooms and workshops.
A key part of what has made Chapman Woods so successful is its beauty . . .
the winding streets with their charming lamp posts, lush landscaping and clustered cottages, rich in architectural detail, appeal as much to the heart as to the head.
Dr. Hugh and Mary Lee Hunsinger summed up their feelings about Chapman Woods this way, "It was unbelievable to find such value and location after selling our big house in New York. Our Chapman Woods home is two miles from the ocean and everything else is so close. We are still active part timers, with an art business and dental practice, and we enjoy yachting, family, and travel. It's great to just turn the key and GO!!! "
Chapman Woods offers comfort, charm, simplicity and convenience . . . Come see how beautiful a retirement community can be!