5 Residential Communities That Offer Worthwhile Amenities

For those who crave something more than a regular home or apartment, joining a residential community can be a great way to belong to a larger social environment while enjoying a host of private and public amenities. Spanning Virginia to Colorado, the communities here provide unique comfort both in and out of the house. This video was made with Ezvid Wikimaker.

5 High-End Residential Communities

Name Location What It Offers
Rocketts Landing Richmond, Virginia Easy access to the James River, nightlife, arts and entertainment, and unique neighborhoods
One Bennett Park Chicago, Illinois Situated on a 1.7-acre park, with views overlooking Lake Michigan and the city, it features a full-service spa and salon, an exercise facility, and a sun terrace with pool
The Woolworth Tower Residences New York City, New York Soars above City Hall Park at the gateway to TriBeCa, offering a limited collection of luxury condominium residences with formal foyers, entertaining spaces, flexible floor plans, and elevated ceilings
Stapleton Denver Denver, Colorado Comprised of over 12 neighborhoods and more than 60 restaurants and parks, it offers a wide variety of housing options, from income-restricted condos to market-rate cottages
One Ardmore Place Ardmore, Pennsylvania Boasts modern apartments along Philadelphia's Maine Line, with convenient access to public transit, restaurants, bars, shops, and schools

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5 People & Studios Specializing in Interior Design

You've got the space, but what about the design? These specialists help turn any interior into a stylish and comfortable living area.

Name Specialty
Meg Braff Known for her colorful, modern take on traditional design, she does residential commissions throughout the United States and the Caribbean
Kelly Behun Based in New York City, she works on homes, apartments, and penthouses, utilizing everything from bespoke furnishings to offbeat accents and inexpensive vintage finds
Koeppel Design San Francisco studio making vinyl record accessories, such as alphabetical and genre record dividers, hardwood display stands, and tote bags
Nyla Free Designs Does mid- to high-end residential interior projects throughout Canada, including new home builds, renovations, and furniture and decor
Michael Young English designer renowned for his minimalist, industrial aesthetic, offering various design services and technology solutions through his Hong Kong studio

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In Depth

Simply finding a house is not enough for many prospective home-buyers, as individuals tend to seek out places that feel like a community. A welcoming neighborhood with unique facilities is both convenient and appealing, whether that entails friendly residents or all-inclusive services. In no particular order, here are some neighborhoods that provide a number of advantageous benefits.

#1 on the list is Rocketts Landing. Located in Virginia, it's 10 minutes from downtown Richmond. This walkable community offers a combination of history, the outdoors, nightlife, arts and entertainment, and residential neighborhoods. With a selection of townhomes, condos, and terrace homes, any location in Rocketts Landing provides a riverfront view.

Residents of this community can dine at a number of exclusive restaurants on the banks of the James River. The neighborhood also has a number of small businesses, from a media relations group to a boating club. Additionally, Rocketts Landing is home to the only marina along the river. The marina is all-inclusive, providing security, a floating dock system, and places to refuel your boat.

The marina is all-inclusive, providing security, a floating dock system, and places to refuel your boat.

Next up at #2 is One Bennett Park, a private condominium located in Chicago. The views from this tower overlook both Lake Michigan and the city itself. The facilities offered include a private park with gardens, dog runs, and hiking paths. A lakefront trail leads down to the banks of Lake Michigan, where beaches and piers can be found.

Inside the building, a full-service spa and salon sits in the center of an exercise facility, with a Pilates studio and an indoor lap pool. A connected sun terrace and pool overlook the private outdoor space. An event suite that's home to a billiard room and lounge can be reserved for private parties, and there are dedicated children's and tween's rooms with plenty of activities.

Coming in at #3 is The Woolworth Tower Residences, located right inside Tribeca in downtown Manhattan. Tribeca is home to many tech and creative industry firms, as well as restaurants, boutiques, and pocket parks. Each apartment in this building boasts high ceilings, oversized windows, and spacious interiors, including entrance foyers and terraces with views of the city.

Each apartment in this building boasts high ceilings, oversized windows, and spacious interiors, including entrance foyers and terraces with views of the city.

This location has a fitness center and a 50-foot lap pool, featuring a sauna and a hot tub. A lounge with billiard tables, catering pantries, and grand pianos allows residents to relax and entertain guests. Additionally, every resident obtains access to the wine tasting room, as well as a designated wine locker for safe storage.

#4 is Stapleton Denver, which is made up of over 12 neighborhoods and more than 60 restaurants and parks. This Colorado community offers a wide variety of housing options, from income-restricted condos to market-rate cottages and age-restricted apartments. The range of home types and the sizes of the neighborhoods give Stapleton a true community-like feel.

Stapleton is home to an outdoor shopping district, with both big-brand stores and small boutiques. There are seven different public pools, from shallow ones suited for children to roomy lap pools, as well as six different water features. Additionally, there are 16 public art displays accenting the natural landscape, and this number is growing.

Additionally, there are 16 public art displays accenting the natural landscape, and this number is growing.

Last, but not least, #5 is One Ardmore Place, located along Philadelphia's Main Line. These modern residences bring a suburb-like feel to apartment-style living, placing an emphasis on community. With direct train access to Philadelphia and NYC, residents are in close proximity to high-end shopping and fine dining.

The fourth-floor terrace provides direct access to the clubhouse, fire pit lounge, and grilling area, as well as a 24-hour fitness center. One Ardmore Place strives to incorporate relaxation and comfort into every amenity offered, which is why the entire community is dog-friendly, cat-friendly, and smoke-free.