Englewood, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Englewood is a census designated place located 26 miles south of Sarasota and 40 miles northwest of Fort Myers, it is part of both Charlotte and Sarasota counties. Englewood’s sunny climate, low cost of living and large variety of activities that appeal to homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Englewood.

Englewood is a census designated place located 26 miles south of Sarasota and 40 miles northwest of Fort Myers, it is part of both Charlotte and Sarasota counties. Englewood’s sunny climate, low cost of living and large variety of activities that appeal to homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Englewood.

Climate & Geography

Englewood is located on the Gulf of Mexico and enjoys sunny weather and a multitude of beaches and other natural recreational areas. Englewood sees about 20 inches of rain per year, much of it falling during the month of August. Winter temperatures average from 57° to 69° and summer temperatures average 80° to 88° and 75% humidity.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Like many towns in Florida Englewood has a large variety of beaches to choose from, including Manasota Key Beach, Stump Pass Beach State Park, Englewood Beach, and Blind Pass Beach. Other entertainment options include:

Art & performances

    • Lemon Bay Playhouse – theatre
    • Artscape Sculpture Garden

Historical sites and museums

    • Lemon Bay Historical Society
    • Englewood Area Historical Museum

Outdoor activities

    • Lemon Bay Park
    • Cedar Point Environmental Park
    • Myakka State Forest
    • Oyster Creek Golf Course
    • Myakka Pines Golf Club
    • Boca Royale Golf & Country Club

Other activities

    • Catania’s Winery

Cost of Living & Taxes

Florida is a popular retirement spot partially because of the state’s tax structure. Florida has no income tax, or estate tax. There is a 5.5% corporate income tax and property taxes can be high. There are several exemptions for seniors and low-income residents that can reduce the property tax burden. Property taxes and sales taxes vary by location, the average property tax for Englewood is 0.96% assessed property value. Englewood sales tax is 7% which includes the 6% sales tax plus a 1% Sarasota County tax.

Health Care

Residents in Englewood 55+ communities have a variety of health care options to choose from, including the three hospitals within 15 miles of Englewood:

HCA Florida Englewood is a general community hospital with 100 beds and has a perfect score in The Leapfrog Group’s annual hospital safety study and is a Fortune/IBM Watson 100 Top Hospital.

ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte has 256 beds and has accreditation or certification for its Chest Pain Center, Primary Stroke Center and is rated as a Center of Excellence for colorectal surgery.

HCA Florida Fawcett has 253 beds and is listed as one of America’s 50 best hospitals for vascular surgery and has received recognition for patient safety, urology, and vascular treatment from Healthgrades.


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BeachWalk by Manasota Key - Englewood, FL

BeachWalk by Manasota Key

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $800ks
  • 1675 Homes (9 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

Park Forest

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 440 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1987 - Present
  • No Reviews

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Foxwood - Englewood, FL

Foxwood

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  • High $100ks - Mid $300ks
  • 344 Homes (19 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1984 - 1987
  • No Reviews

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