Oak Run Overview
Oak Run in Ocala, Florida is a 3,500 home active adult community in the heart of central Florida. This established community offers reasonably priced resale homes and a robust lifestyle offering over 100 clubs and interest groups. Oak Run offers the perfect blend of large community amenities with a small, close-knit community feel.
Oak Run is located on Ocala's southwest corridor just off Highway 200. The area is renowned for its ancient oak trees, rolling hills and pristine lakes. Situated in the acclaimed "Horse Capital of the World", Oak Run is just 30 miles to the Gulf of Mexico and 90 minutes to popular destinations in Orlando and Tampa.
Oak Run Amenities
There is an enviable array of amenities at Oak Run in Ocala ideally crafted to meet the needs of today's active adults. The Palm Grove Club is Oak Run's newest 30,000 square-foot clubhouse that serves as the focal point for all community social and fitness activities. This state-of-the-art facility includes a ballroom, fitness center and exercise room that offers yoga and aerobics classes. Outside, a resort-style pool and spa provide the perfect retreat on hot summer days.
The Orchid Club at Oak Run hosts an additional fitness center, card room, meeting room, billiards, arts and craft rooms, a ceramics studio and library. The Orchid Club's auditorium accommodates over 1,000 residents and plays host to movies, plays, musical performances, dances and more. Outside there is an Olympic size swimming pool along with tennis, shuffleboard, horseshoes and bocce ball courts.
The Island Club in Oak Run features three specialty pools including a lap pool for serious swimmers, an aquacizing pool for fitness enthusiasts and a lounge pool for residents who want to bask in the warm Florida sunshine. The clubhouse at the Island Club also includes a Roman spa and a meeting room.In addition to the five outdoor pools in Oak Run, there is also an indoor pool at the Aquatic Sports Club. This heated pool hosts open swimming, aquacizing and other fun activities.
At Oak Run, residents enjoy two private casual and fine dining restaurants. The Royal Oaks clubhouse serves popular selections with a gourmet flair. The Bella Cucina offers authentic Italian cuisine. Whether you are looking for a casual lunch with your friends or an intimate dinner for two, both restaurants offer reasonably priced options.
There are 18 holes of golf that wind through Oak Run in Florida. The 18-hole Royal Oaks golf course is a 6,703-yard, par-72 course. The carefully designed and well-manicured course was built around mature trees and native vegetation making for a truly magnificent setting. The facility also includes a unique 6-acre, 6-hole practice facility.
Oak Run Homes & Real Estate
There are over 3,500 homes at Oak Run. The community was constructed between 1985 and 2007. All of the new construction homes have been sold but an ever-changing lineup of pre-owned resale homes are available for sale. Homebuyers can choose from single-family and ranch duplex homes available in nearly 100 different floor plans that range in size from 700 to over 2,800 square feet. Whether you require an intimate villa or an estate home with a view of the golf course, there are choices to suit the tastes of almost any buyer.
Oak Run Lifestyle
An on-site activities director at Oak Run is there to ensure that the residents of the community have a vast array of lifestyle options. Whether your idea of activity includes biking, tennis, golf, crafts, cards or dancing, there is something for everyone in the community. Plus, with a calendar filled with fun events, club meetings and classes there is never a shortage of activities to fill your day.
The area around Oak Run has a lot to offer. Located off of Highway 200, southwest of Ocala, Florida, residents enjoy easy access to many of central Florida's favorite destinations. There are several nearby parks such as Silver Springs Park, which is one of the oldest attractions in Florida. For over 50 years visitors have been entertained with the glass bottom boat rides on Silver Springs. Rainbow River State Park in Dunnellon offers gorgeous nature trails and year round swimming in the 72 degree clear waters of the natural springs.
There are several retail outlets outside of Oak Run in Ocala that offer easy access to everyday conveniences such as grocery stores, banks, restaurants, beauty shops and a post office. Downtown Ocala has a lot of great shops and several delightful dining establishments. When grandchildren come to visit, there are many nearby destinations to keep them entertained. The Florida Horse Park is just ten miles away from Oak Run and offers enjoyable rodeos, tractor pulls and 4H shows. Places like the Kennedy Space Center, Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios are accessible in less than 90 minutes. Plus, Tampa and Orlando's airports are readily accessible making trips to other destinations around the country a breeze.