Arlington Ridge

Arlington Ridge in Leesburg, Florida is an age-restricted community with an intimate town square concept. Residents and visitors alike are greeted by scenic walkways, water features, decorative streetlights, and lush landscaping. Homebuyers are able to choose from affordable single-family floor plans from multiple builders as new construction or resale, and upon completion, Arlington Ridge will be comprised of 629 single-family homes.

Residents are very active and voluntarily direct all recreational activities. The amenities of this gated 55+ community revolve around a Village Green clubhouse and a golf course. Golf carts are the preferred mode of transportation within Arlington Ridge in Leesburg.

Arlington Ridge Amenities

The 18-hole championship Arlington Ridge golf course was designed by Gary Koch. The course is environmentally friendly because it is watered with reclaimed water. The Village Greenhouses a golf pro shop, practice complex and driving range, a library with fireplace, and computer room. For food and drink options residents can enjoy a delicious meal at the Chesapeake Bay Grille restaurant.

Fairfax Hall is another great amenity that houses a ballroom and stage for large events and dancing and has a capacity of 750 people. Residents don't have to travel far to watch a movie because a 50-seat community cinema is part of the amenities. Residents also enjoy an arts and crafts studio. For health and fitness, residents have use of the state-of-the-art fitness center as well as an aerobics studio. A resort-style heated swimming pool with oversized lap pool and whirlpool spa is perfect for relaxing in the Florida sunshine. Other outdoor amenities include two tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, two horseshoe pits, and two pickleball courts. Beautiful walking and biking trails, as well as scenic lakes, round out the amenities at Arlington Ridge.

Arlington Ridge Homes & Real Estate

Hombuyers can choose from a variety of floor plans from multiple builders. New construction homes are being built by Florida Leisure Communities with three collections such as Garden, Designer, and Estate series. Single-family homes in the Garden Series are built by Florida Leisure Communities and offer 1,289 to 1,623 square feet of living space. These are the most affordable homes on smaller homesites. They have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Designer Series single-family homes range from 1,589 to 1,725 square feet of living space. These luxurious homes have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

Single-family homes in the Estate Series offer the most luxury and are built on larger homesites. They range from 1,753 to 2,746 square feet of living space. They have two to four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage.

D.R. Horton offers two collections at Arlington Ridge on a resale-only basis: The Sophisticate I series and the Sophisticate II series. Sophisticate I collection offers 1,351 to 2,053 square feet of living space. They have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Sophisticate II ranges from 1,775 to 2,334 square feet. These homes have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Residents love these models for their well-designed floor plans and attached lanais.

In addition to the homes offered by D.R. Horton and Florida Leisure Communities, homebuyers can choose from resale homes offered by the original builder, Blair Communities. Arlington Ridge was originally started in 2005 by Blair Communities, who built nearly 250 homes in the community through 2008. All homes feature concrete block construction and the interiors have open spaces with many flexible areas that buyers are able to customize according to their lifestyles.

CalAtlantic Homes will also offer two collections of single-family homes in this community; the Florida and Palm Series. These homes range from 1,481 to 2,847 square feet and offer a variety of options and layouts. These homes will have anywhere from three to five bedrooms, two to three bathrooms and attached garages. Most plans offer optional bedrooms and dens for additional living spaces.

The Villas at Arlington Ridge offers four attached home models that range from 1,417 to 1,775 square feet. These homes have two to three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each home has a one- to two-and-a-half-car garage, with some models having a one-and-a-half- or two-car garage. 

Arlington Ridge Lifestyle

Life at Arlington Ridge is like a never-ending vacation, yet is affordable as it is one of the best priced 55 and over communities in the area. Homes complement the carefree Florida lifestyle beautifully with bright and airy floor plans. Residents play golf and tennis regularly and love to go swimming. In addition, they also organize a long list of social clubs. These cater to interests like card games, the outdoors, arts and crafts, performing arts, reading, and many more. Arlington Ridge provides cable TV and a community channel to keep residents informed of events and activities at all times.

Surrounding Area

Leesburg is a quaint suburb in central Florida, located four miles off Highway 27 North and is situated a mile off the Route 48 exit near the Florida Turnpike. It is eight miles to the desirable Lady Lake area, close enough to visit but far enough from the congestion of that region. Leesburg offers plenty of medical facilities, restaurants, and shopping. Arlington Ridge is within half an hour of Orlando's International airport, famous theme parks, museums, and outlet malls. All of Central Florida is a nature lover's paradise with lakes, fishing, and boating opportunities.

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Arlington Ridge Amenities

There are plenty of activities available in Arlington Ridge. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Clubhouse/Amenity Center
  • Golf Course
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Card Room
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Ballroom
  • Performance/Movie Theater
  • Computers
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Lakes - Scenic Lakes & Ponds
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Golf Practice Facilities/Putting Green
  • Golf Shop/Golf Services/Golf Cart Rentals

Arlington Ridge Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Arlington Ridge. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Aerobics
  • Bingo
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bridge
  • Cards
  • Couples' Golf
  • Dancing
  • Fairfax Players (Drama Club)
  • Friends of Nature
  • Horseshoes
  • Lap Swimming
  • Line Dancing
  • Lunch Bunch
  • Mah Jongg
  • Men's Golf
  • Pickleball
  • R.V. Club
  • Readers Club
  • Saturday Morning Crafters
  • Singles Network
  • Sunday Night Supper Club
  • Tennis Club
  • Texas Hold'em
  • Travel Club
  • Water Aerobics
  • Water Volleyball
  • Wild Cards & Game Club
  • Women of Faith
  • Women's Golf

Arlington Ridge Reviews (8)

Average Rating for this Community

We recently closed on our new house at Arlington Ridge, and are extremely impressed with the buying process and the home that we ended up with.
One of the highlights of buying a place at Arlington Ridge is the ability to customize it. It really is possible to make is exactly the dream home that you are dreaming of. We did; they even put a cat door in for us.
The quality control is also first-rate. When we did our walk-through, the FLC agent found more issues than we did, and was prompt in making sure that the few issues that were found were addressed quickly.
One reason I selected Arlington Ridge is the concrete block construction of all homes. This is extremely valuable in Florida, since there are occasional hurricanes. It is also one item that differentiates it from The Villages, where not all homes are concrete block construction.
The amenities are first-rate here. We are enjoying the pools and the golf course.The first day we were here, there was a block party dinner. It seems our block does this once a month. We had a great time, and found out we had friendly neighbors. Two weeks later one person on our block had a party at their house for the new residents, where they had a chance to meet their neighbors in a social setting. This type of neighborhood support is important, and we appreciate it.
Lavern Wiebe


We have been residents for a little over a year and absolutely love our home, the community, and the people. This is a very friendly community with so amenities to choose. We definitely found home.


I've lived in Florida all my life and have never enjoyed my home and neighborhood more than I do now at Arlington Ridge. It's been a wonderful place to call home and spend retirement days with my wife and friends. Here are a few reasons we love living here:
Great Golf - The golf course here is very nice and fun to play no matter how good, or bad, of a golfer you are.
I Feel Great - My wife has finally convinced me to exercise with her at the gym a couple times a week. It's amazing how much better I feel!
Friends - We've met so many great people here. There are lots of events all year long like picnics, block parties and pool parties.
There are lots of other great things about living here. The restaurants are great, lots of pool tables, nice theater ... we use everything and love it all.


Nice community including a good golf course. Community center has a good restaurant that I've enjoyed a few times! Mix of older and newer homes!


We just tried to buy at Arlington Ridge, cash deal. The salesman pressured us to fly out now as "lots are selling fast".. We did, selected a lot, selected a house plan, but could not return during the three-day design window two months from now. We could make it a week after that, but they would not lock in our lot or price by contract. Also there is NO negotiation or date flexibility. Our 55+ agent could not get AR to budge, so I don't really see any need to get a purchase agent to tag along.


We have lived here for 3 years. Many things were kept from us before we purchased. The property is surrounded by many commercial businesses that are loud and smelly. People are okay. Almost complete with 1000 homes.


CalAtlantic (formerly Standard Pacific) built our townhome in West Palm Beach, FL After two n years, 8 units has Chinese Drywall. Although the builder repaired, it was never the same. Had plumbing issues in the shower which leaked into garage. Would never buy a home from them. Buyer beware!


Builder is shady. Shows one house gets your deposit then charges extra for everything like $80.00 toilet paper holders. Don't buy here.

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