Plantation at Leesburg Overview
The Plantation at Leesburg is a luxurious gated community for those 55 and better in Leesburg, Florida. This gorgeous community has attractive landscaped grounds, cascading waterfalls, lush palm trees, a 24-hour staffed security and fabulous amenities. The Plantation at Leesburg is the perfect setting for active adults to enjoy recreational and social activities all year round. Residents of The Plantation at Leesburg enjoy the three well-equipped multi-purpose clubhouses, three swimming pools, an on-site restaurant, spring fed fishing ponds and more. The community is a golfer's paradise with two 18-hole semi-private golf courses and two PGA professional assistants on staff. Construction of The Plantation at Leesburg began in 1987 and was completed in 2008. It is located just six miles south of the heart of Leesburg, a lake front town situated on Lake Harris, one of the largest lakes in the chain of lakes in the Lake County, FL. The mild temperatures and natural beauty of this area make it a popular retirement destination for active adults. There are numerous shopping malls, grocery stores, doctor offices and hospitals all within minutes of The Plantation at Leesburg. Plantation at Leesburg AmenitiesThe Plantation at Leesburg offers its residents three large clubhouses. The Manor, a majestic clubhouse, overlooks a large swimming pool with a scenic view of a beach and a small lake. Ashley Hall has an Olympic sized swimming pool and several sports courts. Hermitage Hall has a semi-enclosed swimming pool and hot tub. All three clubhouses provide diverse activities and social functions for The Plantation residents. There is a newly renovated fishing dock and several large marinas in the immediate area. Over thirty-one parks and a dozen marinas and fish camps are also just a short distance from The Plantation. The clubhouses in The Plantation at Leesburg provide the perfect place for resident to gather with friends and neighbors. A billiards hall, social space and two fitness centers are an ideal way to stay active. Surrounding the clubhouses are a variety of outdoor attractions such as tennis, pickleball, horseshoe, basketball and bocce ball courts. There is also a community softball field and scenic walking and biking trails that meander through the neighborhoods of The Plantation at Leesburg.The Plantation has two semi-private Championship Golf Courses staffed with PGA staff and assistants. The Otter Creek Golf Course sits on the banks of the Palatlakha River. The Cranes Roost Golf Course setting is the picturesque rolling hills of the Florida Highlands Ridge area. Both golf courses are semi-private, meaning residents have preferred rates and tee times. There is a pro shop and a full service restaurant available to residents.Plantation at Leesburg Homes & Real EstateThe Plantation of Leesburg boasts of 2,820 well-constructed single-family homes ranging in size from 1,308 square feet to 2,958 square feet. The developer designed these quality homes with extra storage and screened patios. Some homes have three-car garages, private pools, and a view of the water or the golf course, privacy hedges or corner lots. There are thirty neighborhoods within the community, all beautifully maintained and inviting. There is a wide range of architectural styles and prices of these quality resale homes. Home buyers will find reasonably priced concrete block homes, framed homes with siding or manufactured homes available at The Plantation. Each Plantation resident pays a low monthly homeowner's fee. This fee pays for the 24-hour staffed security gate, upkeep of courts, pools, the grounds and common areas, the entrance and landscaping of the many boulevards, full time activities directors and events that take place. Planation at Leesburg LifestyleActive adults will find The Plantation at Leesburg, FL the perfect place to enjoy retirement. The beautifully maintained community allows residents diverse social activities, classes and recreational opportunities to choose from. Three full-time activities directors work in The Plantation at Leesburg. They oversee activities such as arts and crafts, darts, billiards, men and women's exercise classes, ballroom dancing, baseball, softball, bocce ball and the list goes on. Regular club meetings are popular at The Plantation. Clubs such as drama club, computer club, paw print dog club, republican club, astronomy club, democratic club, book club and lots more take place on a weekly basis. In fact, over 100 clubs meet weekly at The Plantation at Leesburg.AreaThe Plantation of Leesburg is located in one of Florida's fastest growing areas. Situated just off the Florida Turnpike near Interstate 41, this active adult community is a short thirty minute drive from Orlando's international airport, outlet malls, world famous theme parks and museums. Active adults can invite their grandchildren to visit Sea World, Universal Studios, Disney World and Epcot Center with them. Ocala, home of the glass bottom boat and Ocala National Forest, is also nearby. Several popular Florida beaches are just an hour away from The Plantation. A free shuttle service is available to residents at The Plantation for easy access to local areas. The Plantation at Leesburg is just minutes from local shopping, medical facilities, restaurants and houses of worship. Central Florida is a fisherman's paradise with dozens of lakes, marinas and fish camps available.