Active adults retiring to sunny Florida have many options when it comes to age-restricted communities. Whether they prefer a condo, villa or single-family home, retirees can find great choices in developments which provide a range of resort-style amenities such as fitness centers, golf courses, hobby studios, swimming pools and event centers.
World-class luxury and quality built homes don't have to cost a fortune. Here are six options for Florida active adult living under $200,000.
Set in beautiful Davenport, Del Webb Orlando is a scenic golf course community which boasts serene fishing lakes, mature trees and a tranquil environment. The 30,800 square-foot Monticello clubhouse provides an exciting array of amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness center, an arts and crafts studio, hobby and game rooms, and sports courts for tennis, pickleball and bocce ball. Upon completion, the community will contain 830 single-family homes designed with open floor plans and main-level living.
Solivita offers a fabulous Kissimmee location and a diverse line-up of homes, including affordable duplexes and low-maintenance single-family designs. The community is just 21 miles south of Disney World, and its own on-site amenities provide plenty of active recreation. Amenity centers include the Riviera Spa and Fitness Center, the Palms Amenity Complex, the Starlite Ballroom and the Waterfront Galleries. Solivita also offers 36 holes of golf, 11 outdoor pools, multiple sports courts and many other recreations.
A Southwest Florida setting in Ave Maria, puts Del Webb Naples in a prime location for an active adult retirement. Although the enclave is age-restricted, its inclusion as part of the larger Ave Maria community lets residents live alongside nearby families and students of Ave Maria University. Exclusive Del Webb Naples amenities include the 36,000 square-foot Club Campus recreation center, the 18-hole Golf Club at Del Webb and a resort-style pool and spa area. Residents also have access to Ave Maria’s diverse amenities.
With plans for 4,000 homes, Stone Creek is a large gated community which provides world-class amenities including a beautiful and challenging 18-hole championship golf course. Yet its quiet Ocala setting offers small-town charm and the natural beauty of ancient oaks, rolling hills and scenic lakes. Stone Creek’s 60,000 square-foot amenity complex houses spacious facilities for fitness and social activities, as well as an on-site restaurant, Stone Creek Grille. Its diverse homes include duplex and single-family designs in sizes ranging from 1,157 to over 2,600 square feet.
Set in Fort Myers, Pelican Preserve is a beautiful golf community which features a 38-acre nature preserve and boardwalk, a butterfly garden, a private beach and a fishing pier. The community also boasts more traditional resort-style amenities, including the 27-hole Pelican Preserve Golf Club. The 70,000 square-foot Plaza Del Sol Town Center provides a state-of-the-art fitness center, a full-service spa, a 99-seat movie theater, hobby and game rooms, restaurants and cafes, tennis courts and much more.
Welcoming residents aged 55 or better, Heritage Isle is a lovely enclave located within the larger Viera community along Florida’s popular Space Coast. This master-planned community features golf courses, wildlife preserves and conservation areas.
Within Heritage Isle, residents can enjoy resort-style amenities within the private clubhouse, as well as outdoor recreations including the 18-hole Duran Golf Course and sports courts for tennis, bocce ball and basketball. Diverse residences include condos, villas, duplexes and single-family homes to meet the needs of many active adults. With so many fabulous Florida 55+ communities, active adults will have no trouble finding affordable homes in the Sunshine State.