Marion, Lake and Sumter County, FL Communities
Here in Northern Central Florida you'll find many unique communities that serve multi-generations and those that serve people that have made it past the speed bump in life (55+). Along with our warm sunny days for almost 365 days a year we offer many things people like you are looking for that are special and apart from the beach life. The Chain-of-Lakes boating and water sports, Golf, Softball and really endless sporting events that you can be a spectator of or participate in! Thousands of activities and clubs to join!
A little know fact about the area is that we have many retired veterans from all branches of service. There is VA Clinic easily accessible from many of the these 55+ communities.
There is endless shopping and hundreds of restaurants to enjoy! 3 town squares that are open to the public, providing live entertainment 365 days a year (weather permitting) in The Villages, Florida.
We are approximately one hour and 30 minutes from airports, the many attractions in Orlando and Tampa and the beaches on the east and west coasts of Florida.
Plan on coming to Northern Central Florida to explore your options! The possibilities are simply endless!
The Villages is a beautiful 55+ Community Development Districts made up of numerous neighborhoods known as "Villages". It spans over 3 counties, Lake, Marion and Sumter. These neighborhoods are made up of a variety of types of homes sure to fit almost everyone's budget. There are 3 town squares that host nightly entertainment from 5-9 along with theaters, restaurants, and shopping! They are known as Spanish Springs, Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood Paddock Square. There are 13 championship golf courses where residents pay a resident rate to play and 40 executive golf courses where the residents play free but pay a trail fee to drive a golf cart. There are numerous recreation centers that have pools, activities and host many clubs. It is golf cart friendly. This may be the perfect place for you to retire...let's explore
Stonecrest is a beautiful 55+ gated community with a homeowners association that is golf cart friendly and is located just outside of The Villages with rolling hills, mature landscaping, and a variety of homes sure to fit almost everyone's budget. There is a Golf Club that is open to the public, softball field, recreation center with all types of activities and clubs, shuffleboard, boccie, pickle ball, tennis and swimming pools. This just may be the area you've been looking to retire to...let's explore!
Spruce Creek Country Club is a beautiful 55+ gated community located between The Villages and Ocala, Florida with a Homeowners Association and is golf cart friendly. It boasts of a recreation center that hosts lots of activities and clubs along with a golf club that is open to the public, softball field, walking path, tennis, pickle ball, bocce, shuffleboard, horse shoes, 2 outdoor pools and indoor sports pool that is attached to a gym where you can workout with machines or join any number of exercise classes. This may be the community that you could retire comfortably in...let's explore!
Harbor Hills is a gated multi-generation community with rolling terrain and grand daddy oaks. It boasts of it's country club that has a northern flare and southern hospitality. Membership to the Country Club is available in the form of a social or golf and will give you access to the many activities and sports amenities such as golf, tennis, pickle ball, basketball just to name a few. The homes are mostly custom built ranging from 2 bedroom villas to 6 bedroom homes and everything in between. There is a private boat launch that is for residents only that will lead you out onto Lake Griffin which is part of the chain-of-lakes in Northern Central Florida. This may be the area you've been searching for...let's explore!
Spruce Creek South is a gated 55+ community that is golf cart friendly with a Homeowners Association that is located just outside of The Villages. There is a golf club that is open to the public with a recreation center hosting many activities, a softball field, boccie, shuffle board, horse shoes, pickle ball, a heated swimming pool and hot tub along with a storage area for your camper, boat or RV. The homes in here range from 1100-1700 heated square feet and are wood frame with vinyl siding. Some are on septic and some on public sewer. All have public water and electric. This may be the perfect area for you to start your retirement chapter...let's explore!