RETREAT AT CARMEL - Resort Lifestyle


American Baby Boomers will live in Active Adult Communities like the Retreat at Carmel in record numbers over the next ten years. Now is the time of your life when you don’t need to compromise.

The Retreat at Carmel has been developed with resort-lifestyle amenities and luxury appointments for comfort and convenience. Maintenance-free surroundings let you focus on and enjoy the important things. It is an active adult community nestled in the heart of Carmel that prides itself on providing the means for living the lifestyle of dreams every day. Carmel, nature’s paradise, is rich with lakes, streams, and wooded hillsides. Sit back and enjoy the breathtaking, picturesque, mountain views or join the fun and festivities at the Retreat at Carmel.

Inviting indoor and outdoor activities are only steps away. The clubhouse boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center, locker rooms, fireplace lounge, billiard room, arts & crafts room, elegant banquet room, terrace, and grand lobby. Outdoor activities include a heated Olympic size swimming pool, tennis, bocce court, greenhouse, walking trails, and a 3-hole pitch and putt golf course. You will always have something to do at the Retreat at Carmel.

As a commuter’s delight its only 60 miles north of New York City and 20 miles east of the historic Hudson River waterfront towns of Cold Spring and Garrison, conveniently located in the heart of New York’s beautiful Putnam County amidst acres of natural landscape, with views nothing short of breathtaking. Gorgeous lakes, parks, and golf courses are in close proximity. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you will have convenient access to the Taconic Parkway, Route 6, and Interstates 84 and 684. Metro North is only a ten minute ride away.


  • Places of Worship
  • Putnam Hospital Center
  • Physicians
  • Public Libraries
  • Restaurants
  • Bank
  • Shopping


  • A & P Supermarket
  • Hannaford Supermarket
  • Rite Aid
  • Arthur Avenue Deli
  • Carvel Ice Cream
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Edible Arrangements
  • Friendly’s Restaurant
  • Jen & Jerry’s Deli
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • McDonalds
  • Quiznos
  • Starbucks
  • Blockbuster
  • Mavis Discount Tire
  • New York Sports Club
  • Radio Shack