ocala: Stone Creek: Another Gem in Central Florida's Crown - 02/21/20 09:13 AM
It’s no secret that Florida is one of the most popular retirement destinations in the country for active adults, and with communities like Stone Creek around, it’s easy to see why. Stone Creek’s impeccable amenities and ever growing list of activities make every day a luxurious escape for residents. With new and resale homes available, active adults can find the home they desire at Stone Creek.
Construction on Stone Creek began in 2006 by Del Webb, and upon completion, the community will feature 3,800 homes. Homebuyers can choose from both new and resale attached and single-family homes. Floor plans in Stone Creek … (0 comments)

ocala: The Florida Escape You’ve Been Searching For: Oak Run - 02/17/20 11:39 AM
Florida is a renowned retirement destination for many reasons, although year-round sunshine and warm weather are two that come to mind for most. What better way to enjoy the idyllic weather than relaxing outdoors by the pool or participating in your favorite activities? With six pools, plenty of sports and clubs, and an activities director, Oak Run offers everything you need to enjoy your retirement exactly how you’ve imagined.
Decca began construction on Oak Run in 1985 and the community was completed in 2007. In total, there are 3,509 homes in Oak Run. The community offers both attached and single-family homes available … (1 comments)

ocala: On Top of the World Reigns Supreme - 10/08/19 02:05 PM
Every year, we at 55places see a different active adult community, whether it’s established or new, dominate others in many metrics. In sales, leads, and pageviews, there’s almost always one community that stands out from the others. Recently, it’s been Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach and Sun City Hilton Head, but in 2019, we’ve seen some of the best numbers ever by On Top of the World in Ocala, Florida.
On Top of the World has been around since 1981, and it’s still building with plans for 10,000 homes upon completion. What’s made On Top of the World such a success among active … (1 comments)

ocala: Ocala: Central Florida’s Hidden Gem - 09/23/11 08:39 AM
Situated in Marion County, the Ocala area boasts natural beauty and a tranquil, relaxed lifestyle. While there are plenty of recreational and cultural attractions, Ocala residents enjoy life at a comfortable pace, without the hustle and bustle of a big city or the seasonal crowds of a tourist town. This makes Ocala an ideal location for many active adult retirees.
The City of Ocala is located in the heart of Central Florida. It is less than 90 miles northwest of Orlando, and about an hour from the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Along the city’s east side, the Ocala National … (2 comments)

ocala: On Top of the World, Ocala, Florida Active Adult Living - 06/03/11 10:05 AM
Ocala, Florida is well known as a Florida retirement hot spot. One of the most popular active adult communities in Florida is On Top of the World. This resort-style, gated community is planned for 10,000 homes and is the largest 55+ community in Florida.
Being such a large active adult community, the list of amenities here is equally as large and amazingly impressive. There are numerous clubhouses boasting multiple fitness centers, swimming pools, restaurants, tennis courts and more. There are over 200 special interest clubs and hobby groups to discover featuring something for everyone. Every day of the week brings something … (0 comments)

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