Arlington Ridge Overview
Arlington Ridge in Leesburg, Florida is an age-restricted community with an intimate town square concept. Residents and visitors alike are greeted by scenic walkways, water features, decorative streetlights, a community park, and a picnic area. New home buyers are able to choose from very affordable single-family homes among eleven floor plans.
Arlington Ridge provides Cable TV and a community channel. Residents are very active and voluntarily direct all recreational activities. The amenities of this gated community revolve around a Village Green and a golf course. Golf carts are the preferred mode of transportation within Arlington Ridge in Leesburg.
Arlington Ridge Amenities
The 18-hole championship Arlington Ridge golf course was designed by Gary Koch. The course is environmentally friendly because it is watered with reclaimed water. The Village Square houses a golf pro shop, practice complex and driving range, a library with fireplace, and business center with eight computer stations. For food and drink options residents can choose from the Village Tavern, the O'Hare's Pub, and the Chesapeake Bay Grille restaurant.
One of the corner stones of the Village Green is the Fairfax Performing Arts Hall, which has a capacity of 750. It also includes the 50-seat St. Charles movie theater. Residents also enjoy the Charleston Center Social Club as well as arts and crafts rooms. For health and fitness, residents have use of the Lexington spa and fitness center as well as the Riverbend pool and spa. A resort-style heated swimming pool with oversized lap pool and whirlpool spa is part of the center. The Parkersburg Commons offers two tennis courts, bocce ball, horseshoes, and two pickleball courts. Other outdoor areas include a resident organic garden, RV/boat parking facilities, and the Cow Park. This park is a picnic area with barbecue grills and is located along the Palatlakaha River, on the south border of Arlington Ridge.
Arlington Ridge Homes & Real Estate
New buyers can choose from two D.R. Horton collections at Arlington Ridge: The Sophisticate I series and the Sophisticate II series. The first one features homes in eight floor plans, constructed on sites between 54' and 65' wide. Sophisticate II has four models on 72' wide home sites. Many of the plots have wonderful views of the golf course. The smallest floor plans range from two bedrooms, two baths; while the larger ones offer three bedrooms, two-and-a-half-baths, and dens.
In addition to the new construction homes offered by D.R. Horton, homebuyers can choose from resale homes offered by the original builder, Blair Communities. Arlington Ridge was originally started in 2005 by Blair Communities, who built nearly 250 homes in the community through 2008.
All homes feature concrete block construction, and the interiors have open spaces with many flexible areas that new buyers are able to customize according to their lifestyles. Many special features that are upgrades elsewhere are regular elements at Arlington Ridge. These include crown molding, screened lanais, high ceilings, and ceramic tile. The gourmet kitchens at Arlington Ridge have gas cook tops, separate oven/microwave combinations, and staggered maple cabinetry. Upon completion, Arlington Ridge will be comprised of 629 single-family homes.
Arlington Ridge Lifestyle
Life at Arlington Ridge is like a never-ending vacation, yet is affordable as it is one of the best priced 55 and over communities in the area. Homes complement the carefree Florida lifestyle beautifully with bright and airy floor plans. Residents play golf and tennis regularly and love to go swimming. In addition, they also organize a long list of social clubs. These cater to interests like card games, the outdoors, arts and crafts, performing arts, reading, and many more.
Leesburg is a quaint suburb in central Florida, located four miles off Highway 27 North and is situated a mile off the Route 48 exit near the Florida Turnpike. It is eight miles to the desirable Lady Lake area, close enough to visit but far enough from the congestion of that region. Leesburg offers plenty of medical facilities, restaurants, and shopping. Arlington Ridge is within half an hour of Orlando's International airport, famous theme parks, museums, and outlet malls. All of central Florida is a nature lover's paradise with lakes, fishing, and boating opportunities.
Low $100s – Low $200s
The Sophisticate Collection offers eight models ranging from 1,351 to 2,053 square-feet of living space with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These models offer open floor plans and low-maintenance exteriors.
Sophisticate II Collection
Mid $100s – Mid $200s
The Sophisticate II Collection offers four models ranging from 1,641 to 2,334 square feet of living space with two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two to two-and-a-half-car garage. Residents love these models for their well-designed floor plans and attached lanais.
||2 + Den or 3
||2 or 2 + Den
||3 + Den or 4
Blair Communities Models
Low $100s – High $200s
Blair Communities was the original builder of Arlington Ridge from 2005 to 2008. They built approximately 250 homes. No floor plans or model information is currently available on these models. Blair Communtities homes are available on a resale basis only.