Homes for sale in Florida are diverse, and range from waterfront condos on the coasts to single-family homes in the central part of the state. Buyers looking for 55+ communities can quickly narrow their search by considering a Del Webb property.
The builder, which joined PulteGroup in 2001, is known for its desirable and comfortable active adult communities throughout Florida. Take a look at these four established Del Webb communities, and get a sneak peek at those that are coming soon.
Del Webb Naples - Ave Maria
A large town square and a local university are available at Del Webb Naples, a 55+ community within a larger master-planned development. If you grew up in a small hometown, you’ll recognize the cozy feel of this community, and you’ll enjoy the amenities and social opportunities.
The Oasis Club is a 12,000 square-foot clubhouse that features a fitness center, movement studio, activities room, library, and cafe. Outside, there’s a waterpark that includes pools and a sand volleyball court. Residents also have access to pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, and tennis courts.
Ave Maria University is located in town, and there’s also a continuing education center in Del Webb Naples. Golfers may elect to buy a golf membership which includes privileges at Panther Run Golf Club where there’s an 18-hole course, practice facilities, and a pro shop.
Homes at this active adult community are available as new and resale single-family homes and attached villas. Two-, three-, and four-bedroom homes are available, and some models have dens. Buyers will find open floor plans, modern upgrades, and low-maintenance exteriors thanks to the active homeowners' association. Properties are between 1,438 and 2,611 square feet.
Ave Maria has all of the grocery stores, boutiques, restaurants, and retailers that residents might need within the community and it’s close to southwest Florida Gulf cities like Naples, Venice, and Sarasota.
Del Webb Ponte Vedra
Jacksonville is one of the fastest growing cities in Florida and in the U.S. Active adults with Florida retirement plans might want to consider the northern part of the state, where Del Webb Ponte Vedra offers unique amenities like fishing lakes and nature preserves.
Residents can hike or bike the six-mile nature trail or plant their favorite veggies and flowers in the community garden. There’s also a putting green, picnic area, and a 377-foot zip line. Residents enjoy visiting the Sandcastle Day Spa, the Magnolia Movement Studio, and the Atlantic Fitness indoor lap pool, all found in The Anastasia Club, a 37,000 square-foot clubhouse.
The party planning committee at this 55+ community puts together social events and learning activities regularly, and the neighborhood newsletter keeps everyone up to date. Properties in this gated community are single-family homes, attached villas, and condos. They’re available in new and resale models that range from two bedrooms to four bedrooms and 1,157 to 2,634 square feet.
Jacksonville real estate is growing along with the city. Active adults are finding it’s a great place to be near beaches and golf. TPC Sawgrass is local and offers a PGA-quality course that serious golfers and newcomers love to play. Ponte Vedra is less than half an hour from downtown Jacksonville’s Riverwalk with its restaurants, entertainment venues, farmers markets and shops.
Del Webb Lakewood Ranch
Some of the best retirement communities in Florida have outdoor pools, pickleball courts, and fitness centers, but how many of them have polo fields? Del Webb Lakewood Ranch does, and they also have a barefoot bar and an outdoor fire pit. It’s also the largest green-certified community in the U.S.
This Del Webb community is a collection of 1,300 new and resale homes for 55+ residents. Single-family and attached homes are available in a dozen models with between two and five bedrooms and up to 2,634 square feet. Regular potlucks and themed dinners are held, and a walking group meets regularly to enjoy the scenic lakes and pleasant walking trails around the community.
Lakewood Ranch is right off Interstate 75, making it easy for residents to get to Sarasota, Tampa, and other parts of Florida. Siesta Key Beach is close as well as museums like The Ringling and Selby Gardens.
Del Webb Orlando - Davenport
Residents can play at the par-72 Ridgewood Lakes Golf Course, which includes a driving range, pro shop, and restaurant. In addition to golf, this 55+ community offers basketball courts, pickleball and shuffleboard courts, RV parking, and 12 miles of trails for walking, biking, or jogging.
The Montecito clubhouse has more than 30,000 square feet for activities like book clubs, game nights, and other social activities. There is also a gardening area and a fishing dock.
Homes are available on a new and resale basis, with dozens of models ranging from one to four bedrooms and featuring dens and patio space. Buyers can find a property with under 1,000 square feet or more than 2,200 square feet.
The community is close to grocery stores, retailers, banks, restaurants, and places of worship. Orlando is just north on Interstate 4, offering theme parks, shopping, golf, and unique recreational opportunities.
Del Webb Florida Real Estate Coming Attractions
Still under construction and nearly ready for residents are Del Webb Nocatee in Ponte Vedra, Del Webb eTown in Jacksonville, Del Webb Tradition in Port St. Lucie, and Del Webb Bexley right outside of Tampa, in Land O’Lakes.
These 55+ communities will feature the same quality floor plans and amenities that Del Webb is known for, and models can now be viewed in these fast-selling neighborhoods.