The Villages

Central Florida Active Adult 55+ Community

The Villages at a Glance

This is the largest 55+ community in the world, spanning three counties and 20,000 acres. With its own downtown, golf cart transportation, numerous amenities and social offerings, large active-adult population, and expansive natural surroundings, there’s no easier place to live your ideal 55+ lifestyle.

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Price Range: Mid $100K – $2M
Age of Homes: 1978 – Present
Monthly Amenities Fee: $150-190
New or Resale: Both
CDD: Yes

The Villages Amenities

Social Clubs

This enormous active community requires an entire Recreation Division to manage the lifestyle offerings. With more than 1,000 organized clubs, leagues, meet-ups, and activities, there’s no shortage of ways to pack every day as fully as desired and to meet neighbors with shared interests. In addition, the Lifelong Learning College provides an extensive roster of classes year-round for continuing education and personal development.

Golf Courses

This community is a golfer’s paradise. To date, its Executive Golf Trail has a whopping 32 courses at 9 holes each, and more are added every year. There are another dozen challenging championship courses, plus The Villages Golf Academy, which offers group and private lessons for players of all skill levels.

Clubhouse Features

While most 55+ communities have a clubhouse or two, The Villages has numerous neighborhood, village, and regional centers. Neighborhood centers offer adults-only pools, sports courts, and more. In the village centers, residents have access to billiards rooms, meeting and club rooms, kitchens, family pools, and a variety of sports courts. Regional complexes house fitness centers, arts and crafts facilities, theaters, sports pools, and lots of sports facilities.

Food & Beverage

The many "squares" at The Villages offer a host of options for fine and casual dining, drinking and dancing. There are more than 60 eateries in the community.

Sports & Recreation

There isn't much residents can’t play in The Villages. Golf, tennis, bocce ball, volleyball, basketball, softball, pickleball, shuffleboard, bingo, billiards, cards, and even polo are just the start. There are over 200 registered softball teams in the community. Numerous swimming pools and well-equipped fitness centers are conveniently located all around.

Arts & Entertainment

The Villages supports three town squares functioning as quaint downtown areas. Brownwood Paddock Square is reminiscent of an old Florida cattle town. Spanish Springs Town Square has a distinctly southwestern flavor. Lake Sumter Landing offers a small seaside town feel. The shopping, dining, movie theaters, concerts, festivals, and other special events and cultural offerings are practically endless. There’s even an 8,000 square-foot woodworking shop.

Natural Features

The Villages offers proximity to all the outdoors adventures found in and around Central Florida, including camping, hiking, birdwatching, fishing, boating, sunning on the beach, and so much more.

Local Area Information

Nearest Grocery Store: The Fresh Market, Winn Dixie, Aldi
Nearest Hospital: The Villages Regional Hospital, The Villages Regional Medical Center
Miles to Orlando: 60 Miles from Orlando
Assisted Living: The Willows at Wildwood; Freedom Pointe at The Villages

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