Leesburg, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Leesburg will enjoy this small Central Florida city. Located just 45 miles northwest of Orlando it is the oldest city in Lake County. Residents enjoy a variety of entertainment and outdoor recreation as well as Florida's tax friendly economy.

Homebuyers looking for 55+ communities in Leesburg will enjoy this small Central Florida city. Located just 45 miles northwest of Orlando it is the oldest city in Lake County. Residents enjoy a variety of entertainment and outdoor recreation as well as Florida's tax friendly economy.

Leesburg Climate & Geography

For some residents, one of the perks of living in Florida is the lack of snowfall and high temperatures. However, Leesburg is a prime location for retirees who still enjoy some seasonal variation. While the city’s drier season lasts for most of the year, rainfall, humidity, and water temperature do vary. Summers are typically hot, wet, and humid while winters are dry and warm.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment In Leesburg

Leesburg's sunny weather is perfect for exploring the multiple nature parks in the area. Popular parks include Venetians Gardens Park, Herlong Park, Flat Island Preserve, and Emeralda Marsh Conserve. 

Favorite indoor activities include the Cane Garden Country Club, Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center, and Savannah Center. In addition the Melon Patch Theatre, and Tropic Theater are located in Leesburg and offer a variety of entertainment.

Once a year, Leesburg hosts the world’s largest motorcycle and music event, the Leesburg Bikefest. This event lasts for three days and is loaded with concerts, vendors, bike shows, and more.

Leesburg Cost of Living & Taxes

Florida is ranked as one of the top 10 most tax-friendly states for retirees. Retirement benefits and Social Security income are not taxed. Moreover Florida residents 65 and older who meet certain requirements receive a tax break on property taxes.

While the overall cost of living in Leesburg is lower than the state average, the sales tax is one percent higher. The cost of living for a resident of Leesburg is 6.2 percent lower than the national average while other cities such as Orlando and Jacksonville are higher than the average. The costs of health care, groceries, housing, and transportation all contribute to the city’s lower cost of living when compared to the state average.

Health Care in Leesburg

Both the Leesburg Regional Medical Center and LifeStream Behavioral Center are located in Leesburg. Additionally, AdventHealth Waterman, Villages Regional Hospital, and South Lake Hospital are within 20 miles of Leesburg. The Leesburg Regional Medical Center is recognized as No. 3 in Central Florida. The medical center ranks as a high performing facility in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure and bypass surgery, and knee replacements.


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Plantation at Leesburg - Leesburg, FL

Plantation at Leesburg

For Sale
  • High $100ks - High $400ks
  • 2820 Homes (56 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1987 - 2008
  • 3 reviews
Royal Highlands - Leesburg, FL

Royal Highlands

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $500ks
  • 1500 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2006
  • 10 reviews

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Pennbrooke Fairways - Leesburg, FL

Pennbrooke Fairways

For Sale
  • Mid $100ks - High $300ks
  • 1200 Homes (18 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1980 - 2004
  • 9 reviews
Legacy of Leesburg, FL

Legacy of Leesburg

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Low $400ks
  • 1000 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1999 - 2017
  • 2 reviews
Highland Lakes - Leesburg, FL

Highland Lakes

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - High $300ks
  • 938 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1990 - 1999
  • 6 reviews
Scottish Highlands - Leesburg, FL

Scottish Highlands

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Low $300ks
  • 653 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1983 - 1992
  • No Reviews
Arlington Ridge - Leesburg, FL

Arlington Ridge

For Sale
  • Low $200ks - Mid $600ks
  • 629 Homes (21 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2005 - Present
  • 8 reviews

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