Active adults looking for a large Florida community can find the home of their dreams on a budget. There are several resort-style developments where homebuyers on a budget can still find affordable homes. Each of these eight communities offers extensive amenities along with attractively priced home options below the high $200s.
Del Webb Naples – Ave Maria
With plans for 2,000 single-family and attached homes, Del Webb Naples is an age-restricted enclave set within the larger Ave Maria development. It features exclusive facilities such as a 12,000 square-foot Oasis Club and an 18-hole championship golf course, as well as access to the numerous amenities found throughout Ave Maria. In addition to resort-style amenities like swimming pools, sports courts, and fitness centers, Ave Maria includes everyday conveniences like a grocery store, salon, book store, bank, and florist.
IslandWalk at West Villages – Venice
Set on 830 acres in scenic Venice, IslandWalk at West Villages is a gated active lifestyle community with luxurious, low-maintenance homes and an exciting lineup of amenities centered around a Town Center facility. The community is open to all ages, but active adults can find plenty to love about this resort-style development. The outdoor amenities make it easy to enjoy the beautiful climate with multiple swimming pools, sports courts, and walking trails, while the clubhouse offers a fitness center, hobby and game rooms, and much more.
Kings Ridge – Clermont
Built by Lennar Homes, Kings Ridge features 2,008 single-family homes nestled in the hills of Central Florida. This Clermont community was completed in 2000 with desirable amenities such as an 18-hole golf course, three outdoor swimming pools, sports courts, and a spacious clubhouse. Its lush grounds feature mature landscaping and scenic ponds, and the single-family home models are versatile with sizes ranging from 980 to over 2,600 square feet.
MiraBay – Apollo Beach
Located at Apollo Beach in the Tampa Bay area, MiraBay is an active lifestyle community that appeals to many active adults. The community’s resort-style amenities include a large clubhouse, sports courts, swimming pools, and ocean access with boat slips and a boat launch. Potential homebuyers can choose from new construction and resale single-family homes, cottages, or low-maintenance villas.
Palm Isles – Boynton Beach
Palm Isles is a well-established 55+ community in Southeast Florida’s popular Boynton Beach area. In addition to scenic streets and mature landscaping, the community offers amenities like indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and multiple hobby and game rooms. Versatile home styles include condominiums, attached homes. and single-family homes that range from 1,616 to 2,650 square feet.
Valencia Lakes – Wimauma
Just 25 miles south of Tampa, Valencia Lakes offers new construction and resale homes in both single-family and attached designs. The 27,000 square-foot clubhouse features amenities from hobby and game rooms to restaurants and a fitness center, while outdoor recreations include swimming pools, sports courts, and more. Villas and single-family homes are available in several floor plans, each with a minimum of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage.
VillageWalk of Bonita Springs – Bonita Springs
With no age restriction, VillageWalk of Bonita Springs is ideal for active adults who prefer to live among residents of all ages. The extensive amenities are built around a Town Center design. There are social and recreational amenities as well as services like a beauty salon, a bank, a gas station, and a post office. Resort-style recreations include swimming pools, lighted tennis courts, and several hobby and game rooms.
VeronaWalk – Naples
VeronaWalk, built by DiVosta, enjoys a beautiful lakeside location in the heart of Naples. Though the community is open to all ages, its amenities and services encourage a healthy active adult lifestyle. The Town Center features numerous amenities, including swimming pools, sports courts, hobby and game rooms, and fishing lakes. Homebuyers can choose among available resale or new construction homes in diverse single-family or attached home styles.