The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a rezone for a continuing-care retirement facility called Celebration Village to be built at the end of the Oconee Connector adjacent to Home Depot. The BOC also approved a variance so that the development can exceed the 40-foot maximum building height.

Celebration Village will have 398 residential units. Of the 62 acres, 25 acres will be greenspace.

With a construction goal of November 2022, phase one of Celebration Village will consist of a three-story assisted living and memory care building, two four-story independent living buildings, cottages and a 27,167-square-foot social club. It will also have a one-story medical office building and outdoor amenities, including a swimming pool, putting green, bocce courts and lake pavilion.

Phase two is projected to finish by November 2024. It will have 86 independent living units that can be purchased, as opposed to leased, for adults age 55 or older. It will also include outdoor amenities, such as a second swimming pool, pool cabana, pickle ball courts and nature trails.


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