Solivita is an award-winning, 4,300-acre gated active adult community in Kissimmee, Florida. Solivita was named one of the nation’s Top 50 master-planned 55-plus communities by Where to Retire magazine for three years in a row and also made ideal-LIVING magazine’s Best of the Best list. This thoughtfully designed 55+ community is home to more than 7,000 homeowners and offers a long list of amenities, lots of activities, and a variety of homes offered by AV Homes. Solivita also boasts more than 150,000 square feet of amenities and recreational facilities that are woven into the natural landscape of the community, including sparkling lakes and streams that enhance the area’s picturesque setting.
AV Homes began construction of Solivita in 2000 and plans to build a total of 5,900 residences upon completion. The builder designed the community in a variety of distinct neighborhoods, offering a wide selection of new and resale home designs with Tuscan-inspired styles. Homebuyers can choose from multiple design collections that come as attached or single-family homes with pricing starting in the low $100s. The Courtyards Collection and Courtyards at Montelena Collection offer attached homes that range from 1,361 to 2,241 square feet. These attached homes have two or three bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached one-and-a-half-car garages.
Retirees who want a bit more privacy and space can choose from the various single-family home collections that range from 891 to 2,980 square feet. These detached homes offer one to four bedrooms, one to four-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached one-and-a-half to three-car garages. All of AV Homes’ floor plans feature expansive great rooms, open layouts, gourmet kitchens, spa-like bathrooms, spacious master suites, and inviting outdoor spaces that embrace the natural beauty of the area’s surroundings.
Solivita is known as a golf-cart friendly community, which means amenities throughout the neighborhood are never too far. The largest hub of social activity and physical recreation happens at the Riviera Spa and Fitness Center, which offers 32,000 square feet of recreational space. Some of the amenities include an indoor walking track, indoor heated lap and exercise pool, dance studio, and outdoor heated pool.
Another fabulous amenity is the Palms Amenity Complex. This 19,000 square-foot building has a complete fitness center equipped with the latest gym technology and a staff of full-time professionally trained fitness team. This building houses a 3,200 square-foot aerobics studio, outdoor lap pool, two lighted bocce courts, four lighted pickleball courts, and two lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. This facility also has a resident business center, multi-purpose room, and a catering kitchen.
The Waterfront Galleries is a two-story studio that offers residents plenty of spaces for creativity and hobbies like arts and crafts, sculpting, painting, ceramics, as well as billiards, darts, computer lab, and library. The newly renovated Freedom Park is an impressive outdoor recreational sports complex that has space for residents to play any kind of sport they desire. From horseshoe pits and a softball diamond to a dog park and multiple sports courts, there is something here for everyone.
The semi-private Stonegate Golf Club offers two championship 18-hole golf courses. The Oaks was designed by Ron Garl and features a lush landscape with shimmering lakes and streams. The Cypress course can prove challenging to even the most experienced golfer. The Solivita Golf Club also offers a pro shop, golf practice facilities, an aquatic driving range, and on-site restaurants.
With a rich lineup of amenities sprawled across Solivita’s 4,300 acres of beautiful landscape, retirees will never run out of things to do. Homeowners enjoy a low-maintenance and active lifestyle thanks to the community’s exciting social atmosphere. Residents can attend a different class, event, or activity each week to explore a fun hobby or find a new interest with other like-minded adults. A full-time activities director helps plan and organize activities and events for all residents to enjoy.
There are more than 150 social clubs and interest groups in Solivita that range from ballroom dancing, pottery, boot camp, and poker club to quilters, farmers market, Zumba, and garden starters, all of which are sure to keep retirees active and social all year long.
Solivita’s prime location in Kissimmee, Florida allows homeowners to have everything they could want or need nearby. Residents are near retail centers, hospitals, and other daily conveniences. The community is near several major highways that make driving across town a breeze. Other popular attractions include the Kennedy Space Center, Amway Center, Universal Studios, and Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards. Solivita is just 20 miles south of Orlando, 70 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and 90 miles from the Gulf Coast.
With so many world-class amenities found within the community’s gates and the surrounding area, Baby Boomers are sure to find exactly what they are looking for in Solivita in Central Florida.