The Villages near Ocala
West of Daytona Beach and north of Orlando you’ll find The Villages. As one of the best Active Adult Communities in Florida, this single community covers 20,000 acres and three zip codes, yet you can still use your golf cart to go shopping, watch a movie, or eat a meal at your favorite restaurant. This active adult community offers everything you need – healthcare, golfing, post office, live entertainment, banking, and more – in a safe, 55+ environment.
There’s a home for every budget in The Villages, with prices ranging from the low $100s to $2.5 million. And, if you’re interested in taking the community for a test drive, so to speak, you can experience the lifestyle on a trial basis. Prices start at $99 per night, depending on the season and availability.
Wynmoor Village in Coconut Creek
In southeast Florida, nestled between Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale, you’ll find Coconut Creek and Wynmoor Village. At the heart of Wynmoor Village is the Clubhouse, 50,000 square feet of fun, interesting activities. Practice your favorite hobby or learn a new one, play a game of cards, work up a sweat in the fitness center, or take a dip in the indoor pool. If you prefer outdoor swimming, Wynmoor offers 20 other community pools, all in the great Florida sunshine. And, of course, no Florida 55+ community would be complete without golf, shuffleboard, and tennis.
Condo prices in Wynmoor range from the $90s to $250,000.
Cypress Falls at the Woodlands
South of Venice, in southwest Florida, you find North Port and the community of Cypress Falls at the Woodlands. Even though this is a smaller community (fewer than 1,000 homes), it has the incredible amenities you expect in a 55+ active adult community. Head over to the Clubhouse to socialize, read a book in the library, enjoy a cup of coffee at the Internet café, or play a game of cards or ping pong. There’s also swimming as well as courts for playing tennis and bocce ball. You can also work up a sweat at the community’s fitness center. And when it’s time to venture out, nearby Venice offers loads of entertainment options, including live entertainment, beaches, and golf.
Home prices in Cypress Falls at the Woodlands range from the mid $100s to low $300s, with both attached and single-family homes available.
On Top of the World in Ocala
Central Florida is home to Ocala and the active adult community On Top of the World. One of the state’s largest 55+ communities, it offers residents incredible craftsmanship coupled with resort-style amenities. With so many choices, the challenge is choosing which activity to try next. Home to multiple clubhouses, golf courses, fitness centers, and swimming pools, you have to actively try to not be active at On Top of the World! There are also tennis and pickleball courts, the Hobby Building, Arbor Club, and even a car track and airplane field for R/C enthusiasts.
Home prices start in the $90s and go up to the mid $400s.
Solivita in Kissimmee
Sprawling over 4,300 acres, with over 150,000 square feet of amenities, Solivita is an award-winning gated community in Kissimmee, Florida. In addition, your new home rests in a stunning natural landscape teeming with lakes and streams.
The primary mode of transportation in Solivita is the golf cart. That’s because your home is only a leisurely golf cart ride away from the 32,000 square foot Riviera Spa and Fitness Center, Starlite Ballroom, and 19,000 square foot Palms Amenity Complex. You’re also only a short ride from the Waterfront Galleries, where you can socialize over a game of cards or indulge in arts and crafts. There are also two 18-hole courses at the Stonegate Golf Club and loads of sports at the Freedom Park.
Home prices range from the low $100s to the high $400s.
Stone Creek in Ocala
Just off Highway 200, in southwest Ocala, you’ll find Stone Creek. This gated, active adult community offers residents a small town feeling with world-class amenities. Surrounded by rolling hills, ancient oaks, and sparkling lakes, Stone Creek’s heart is a 60,000 square foot social and recreational complex where there’s always something fun happening. You can also keep fit in the state-of-the-art fitness center, swim a few laps and enjoy a soak at the resort-style pool and spa, or play 18 holes at the Terry Doss-designed golf course.
Stone Creek offers numerous floorplans ranging from 1,133 to 2,634 square feet. Prices range from the high $100s to the high $400s.
Kings Point in Sun City Center
For decades, retirees have chosen Kings Point in Sun City Center as their ideal, active lifestyle community. In addition to easy, golf cart access to all that the Sun City Center Association as to offer, Kings Point residents have two private club houses and three golf courses. What’s more, these homes were built more recently than the majority of communities within Sun City Center. The area also offers retail therapy and delicious dining, all accessible from your golf cart.
Most homes are attached condos, duplex style, with modern floorplans and upgrades available. Sizes range from a cozy 800 square feet to more spacious models that are nearly 2,000 square feet. Prices start in the $90s and go up to the low $300s.
Trilogy Orlando in Groveland
Central Florida is home to Trilogy Orlando in Groveland, the incredible new neighborhood that puts the “active” in an active adult community. Home to a 57,000 square foot resort-style club house, residents have access to an incredible array of amenities. Take advantage of the state-of-the-art fitness center, relax in the spa, swim a few laps, play 18 holes, or connect with your neighbors over hobbies, drinks, or a meal.
Shea Homes offers buyers five collections, with floorplans ranging from 1,305 to 2,450 square feet. Every home is energy efficient, with prices ranging from the low $200s to the low $500s.