Pennbrooke Fairways was initially established as a manufactured and mobile home community until Florida Lifestyle Community acquired the property in the 1990s. The developer expanded the 538-acre area to include many styles of site-built residences, attached as well as detached, and completed all 1200 sites by 2004. Homes in this resident-owned neighborhood are built around small lakes, conservation areas, and the three 9-hole executive golf courses.
In addition to golf, residents of this gated community enjoy two clubhouses, two solar pools, an on-site restaurant and over 100 special interest groups and clubs. Pennbrooke Fairways also employs a full-time activities director.
Pennbrooke Fairways Amenities
One of the highlights at Pennbrooke Fairways is the 27 holes of golf. Three nine-hole golf courses welcome golfers of all skill levels to test their handicaps, soak up the Florida sun and relax with a cool beverage and satisfying meal at the adjacent Pennbrooke Grill.
Pennbrooke Fairways has two recreation centers, the Grand Hall and the Activity Center. Both have indoor and outdoor amenities. The Grand Hall features a solar outdoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, showers and water volleyball. Inside, the main feature is the 4,500 square-foot dance floor that includes a performing stage theater with professional sound system and stage lights. The Grand Hall also boasts a kitchen that has pass-through windows to the main hall and pool deck. Dressing rooms and hobby areas round out the hall's space.
The Activity Center also has an outdoor swimming pool, which is solar heated and includes a spa. The grounds contain courts for tennis, bocce, pickleball, shuffleboard and free-throw basketball. Inside, residents also have use of a fitness center to get their exercise in any type of weather. Other amenities here include a cook-in kitchen, a dance floor and a large movie screen. The activity center also caters to hobbyists with ceramic room and kiln as well as a craft room, three billiard tables and dart boards.
Residents even have use of a post office and an on-site banking facility, which are attached to the center.
Pennbrooke Fairways Homes & Real Estate
Since Pennbrooke Fairways started out as a manufactured home community, it has some mobile homes that date back to the 1980s. However, the majority of resale homes are no older than 1994, when Florida Lifestyle Community developed the neighborhood past its initial potential. The community includes an assortment of site-built vinyl siding homes, site-built cottages, Arbor Courtyard villas, duplex villas and site-built block-on-stucco homes. Residences here come in a wide variety of price points and sizes. These homes offer from one bedroom, one bathroom to three bedrooms, two bathrooms and range from 500 to more than 2,000 square feet in size.
Pennbrooke Fairways Lifestyle
Pennbrooke Fairways offers an affordable golf and lake lifestyle in sunny Florida. With over 100 weekly and up to 75 biweekly and monthly activities, it has a very busy social calendar. The scheduled events include exercise classes like yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi and low impact aerobics. The community also has sports-related teams for softball, bowling, horseshoes and fishing. Other fun groups and activities include arts and crafts classes, a writers group, line dance, and ballroom classes and bingo. Residents are also invited to attend the community's non-denominational church.
Situated on Country Side Boulevard in Leesburg, Pennbrooke Fairways is within ten minutes of Highway 27 with its stores and restaurants, and 15 minutes from I-75, the gateway to other cities and states. Its natural beauty, world-class amenities, job opportunities and the comfort of city life make Leesburg a dynamic place to live. Popular attractions in the area include the Leesburg Heritage Museum, the Paul P. Williams Fine Arts Center and the Melon Patch Theater.
Pennbrooke Fairways is within 50 minutes to Orlando. Other cities in a 30-mile radius include Ocala, Winter Park and Altamonte Springs.
- The Grand Hall
- Heated Outdoor Pool
- Water Volleyball Net
- 4500 Sq. Ft. Dance Floor with Performing Stage
- Card Room
- Demonstration Kitchen
- The Activity Center
- Outdoor Pool
- Fitness Center
- Ceramics Studio
- Arts & Crafts Studio
- Movie Screen
- 3 Billiards Tables
- 2 Tennis Courts
- 4 Pickleball Courts
- Bocce Ball Courts
- 8 Shuffleboard Courts
- 9 Horseshoe Pits
There are plenty of activities available in Pennbrooke Fairways. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.
- Apple Society
- Great Southern Investment
- Line Dancing
- Oil/Acrylic Painting
- RV Travelers
- Scrappy Ladies
- Writers Group
I would recommend this site to anyone who wants to be completely satisfied with a new relocation. As the say, build and they will come. Well here I am in lovely Leesburg, Fl and enjoying retirement!
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