Legacy of Leesburg Overview
Legacy of Leesburg is nestled among Central Florida's lakes and hills within a small town setting just 45 minutes northwest of Orlando, Florida. This 55+ community is renowned for its abundant conservation areas, beautiful lakes, ancient oaks and miles of nature trails bordering an unspoiled stretch of the Palatlakaha River. The residents of Legacy of Leesburg Florida relish in the quietness of their surroundings where life in this secluded area moves at a slower pace than some of Florida's more popular retirement destinations. The town of Leesburg offers a historic downtown reminiscent of historic times where residents enjoy a leisurely stroll through town while shopping at intimate boutiques or dining at one of the many restaurants.
Legacy of Leesburg Amenities
The centerpiece at Legacy of Leesburg is the Clock Tower Hall. This clubhouse features a 35-foot clock at its center. Clock Tower Hall is the social hub of activity for the community. It provides the perfect place where residents can relax in various social spaces or mingle with friends outdoors. Legacy of Leesburg is home to many inviting amenities that include a fitness center, aerobics studio, two catering kitchens, ballroom, game room, card room, billiards, and computer room.
A resort-style swimming pool and spa, softball field, and tennis, pickleball and bocce ball courts are some of the great outdoor amenities for residents. There are 275 acres of nature conservation areas and miles of walking and biking trails that wind through Legacy of Leesburg. Active adults can enjoy nature watching, fishing and exercising in beautiful and natural surroundings. There is also a storage facility where residents can keep their boats and RVs depending on availability.
Legacy of Leesburg Homes & Real Estate
Legacy of Leesburg was started in 1996. Several builders have helped contribute to this magnificent community including Pringle Development, a reputable builder of active adult communities in Central Florida. In 2011, Florida Leisure Communities acquired the project and will build the final 72 homes in the community. When completed, Legacy of Leesburg will contain nearly 1,000 single-family homes.
Home buyers can select from both new construction and resale homes. Florida Leisure Communities introduced model collections in 2011 that include Garden Series, Estate Series, and Designer Series. The Garden Series models range from 1,289 to 1,623 square feet. For active adults who want more space, the Estate Series floor plans range from 1,696 to 2,746 square feet. Homebuyers who want something in between can opt for the Designer Series floor plans. These single-family homes range from 1,670 to 1,725 square feet of living space
Florida Leisure Communities has incorporated some of the latest sought after designs and desirable features that active adults expect to find in a home. Buyers looking for an pre-owned home, there are a variety of floor plans available on the resale market that were designed by Pringle Development and other builders. Choices range from approximately 1,000 to just over 2,700 square-foot. Many of the residences enjoy views of water or conservation areas.
Legacy of Leesburg Lifestyle
There are several dozen clubs and interest groups in Legacy of Leesburg that include everything from bridge and ceramics to biking and golf. Whether your interests are in cards, theater, dancing, sports, arts and crafts, fitness or socializing, there is something for everyone in Legacy of Leesburg Florida. An activities director is on-site to help residents plan and organize events for the community. Active adults will have endless options of clubs, hobbies, and classes to keep their social calendar full all year long.
Legacy of Leesburg is located in Lake County, Florida. The community is situated near Ocala, which is continually ranked among Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live" and is also near Mount Dora that has also received notable rankings in their "Most Impressive Small Towns in America" issue. The area is admired for its mild three-season climate, scenic beauty, shopping, restaurants, medical facilities and low crime rate.
Legacy of Leesburg's ideal location makes surrounding attractions readily accessible. The Gulf of Mexico is only 45 miles west and coastal beaches along the Atlantic are 90 miles east. When grandchildren come to visit, places like Disney World, Universal Studios, the Kennedy Space Center and Sea World are accessible in less than 90 minutes. Closer to home, there are great stores and restaurants in downtown Ocala. Leesburg and Mount Dora both offer a quaint small-town atmosphere along the shores of Lake Harris and Lake Dora. Legacy of Leesburg is a great 55+ community in a charming area in Central Florida for active adult homebuyers.