Beverly Hills is a community located in Citrus County, Florida with plenty of sun and water exposure. It is most attractive because of its affordability and accessibility to other towns in the county. Residents can enjoy living in a quiet, residential setting while still having access to pristine Gulf Coast beaches, major cities, and plenty of natural space within driving distance.
Climate and Geography
Beverly Hills gets heavy rains with 52 inches of accumulation on average per year and a higher-than-average amount of sunny days. Summer temperatures are hottest in the low 90s and winter temperatures may fall as low as the mid 40s. Overall the weather in Beverly Hills is comfortable.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
Located in Citrus County, Beverly Hills residents can do plenty of things around the county like visiting the Citrus County Fair, the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, and the Old Courthouse Museum. Additionally there are many boat ramps, fishing piers, dog parks, and many many trails and parks across the county. Golfers can tee off at the Twisted Oaks Golf Club and Pine Ridge Golf & Country Club.
Residents looking for outdoor recreation have numerous places to visit in the area, including the Citrus Wildlife Management Area, Ocala National Forest, Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve, and many more parks and preserves where they can find opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The cost of living in Beverly Hills is significantly more affordable than both the state and national averages. Housing costs are about half of the averages while other factors like transportation, and health care are also cheaper.
Florida does not have an income tax therefore retiring taxpayers need not worry about paying additional state tax on their retirement income. Homeowners who are 65+ can also benefit from tax relief programs like the homestead exemption if they meet all requirements.
There are five hospitals in neighboring towns that serve the Beverly Hills community including Promise Hospital of Florida at the Villages, Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, Citrus Memorial Health System-Inverness, the Centers-Marion, and Vines Hospital.