In the heart of Central Florida, On Top of the World offers a beautiful retirement destination for active adults aged 55 or better. The scenic setting in Ocala features rolling hills and ancient oaks, as well as a close proximity to shops, restaurants, equestrian centers, parks and other attractions. On-site amenities, including three golf courses, support an active, resort-style retirement.
On Top of the World was opened in 1982, ten miles southwest of downtown Ocala, and is still developing today. Current homebuyers can choose from a wide range of homes on both a new construction and resale basis. In addition to its diverse homes, On Top of the World features multiple clubhouses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a variety of outdoor recreations.
Resort-style amenities in On Top of the World are spread across multiple clubhouses and acres of beautiful grounds. At the main Health & Recreation Building, residents can enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center, hobby and game rooms, a 1,500-seat ballroom, a golf pro shop and The Pub Restaurant. The amenities continue outdoors with a swimming pool, a picnic pavilion, gardening plots and sports courts for activities such as tennis, pickleball, shuffleboard, mini-golf and softball.
Additional facilities further support an active lifestyle. The Craft Building offers cards and billiards rooms, an arts and crafts studio, and a woodworking shop. At the Arbor Club, residents can enjoy indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an aerobics and dance studio, a social hall, the Hibiscus Cafe, tennis courts and bocce ball courts.
When it comes to golf, On Top of the World includes three 18-hole courses. The semi-private Candler Hills Golf Club offers a challenging par 72 course which spreads across 7,300 yards. There are also two private courses reserved for residents only: The Links and The Tortoise & The Hare.
With plans for approximately 10,000 homes, On Top of the World is one of the largest active adult communities in Florida. Homebuyers can choose from a wide variety of resale and new construction homes. Resale homes cover a wide range of sizes and styles, while new homes are available in over 20 floor plans with sizes ranging from around 1,000 to over 2,600 square feet.
Homes are found in distinct neighborhoods, each with their own homeowners associations. Depending on the neighborhood, association fees may include lawn care and exterior home maintenance. The Indigo East neighborhood has the lowest monthly fees, yet they do not include lawn care and access to On Top of the World's amenities require an additional fee. One of the community's newest neighborhoods, Candler Hills, includes full amenity access as well as its own exclusive Candler Hills Community Center.
With beautiful grounds and impressive amenities, it's easy to see why On Top of the World continues to be a popular active adult golf community.
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