09/29/14 10:00am
09/29/2014 10:00 AM
Betty and Dave Pfeiffer moved to Glenwoods Oaks when they decided it was time to downsize from a large home in Hampton Bays in December 2013. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Betty and Dave Pfeiffer moved to Glenwoods Oaks when they decided it was time to downsize from a large home in Hampton Bays in December 2013. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Last year, Betty and Dave Pfeiffer decided it was time to downsize.

Their 10-room home and in-ground pool in Hampton Bays had served them well while their two sons were growing up, but the boys were now adults living in Riverhead.

“It was time to move along,” said Mr. Pfeiffer, a retired Suffolk County police officer.

Encouraged by the recommendation of their friends and eager to live closer to their children, the pair checked out the model manufactured homes at Glenwood Village, a 120-acre 55-and-older community located on Mill Road, just off Route 58, in Riverhead.

“And we didn’t look any further,” Mr. Pfeiffer recalled last week from the steps of his new three-bedroom, two-bath house in Glenwood Oaks, Glenwood Village’s enclave of recently constructed properties. “We bought the model.”  (more…)