Community Profile: FishHawk Ranch

Entrance to FishHawk Ranch

FishHawk Ranch is a fast-growing community outside of Tampa, Florida. While the community is open to people of all ages, active adult retirees may like it because they are able to take advantage of countless amenities such as a number of clubs and pools, sports complexes, fantastic shopping, and great dining selections. History FishHawk Ranch […]

Glen Lakes – Weeki Wachee

Map of GlenLakes in Weekie Wachee, FL

Glen Lakes is a gated country club community located just 45 minutes north of Tampa. While its not a true Tampa retirement community as it’s not age restricted, it has many of the amenities and the type of lifestyle that many retirees are looking for. Just a side note, Weekie Wachee Springs is a somewhat […]

Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch

Entrance to Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch

Florida’s Gulf Coast is awash in gorgeous communities. One definite standout is Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch. As a part of the prestigious Lakewood Ranch master-planned community, Esplanade earns high marks right off the bat. It’s the only active-lifestyle village in the sprawling community, so it’s perfect for folks who like to get out there and […]

Heritage – Hernando, FL


Heritage is a new, secure lifestyle opportunity for retired adults located in Hernando, Florida that offers maintenance-free living in new homes, with an active community of like-minded adults aged 55 or over. Each of the 70 homes features views of the surrounding nature preserve, and all residents can take advantage of the numerous recreational activities […]

Lakewood Ranch – Lakewood Ranch, FL

Lakewood Ranch

If you are looking for a great waterfront environment that just happens to have everything that you need in one area, the Lakewood Ranch community is certainly a great place to start. This 8,500 acre master-planned community is phenomenal with seven villages to choose from for your living preferences. Located on Florida’s Gulf coast in […]

Black Diamond – Lecanto, FL

Black Diamond Club is an exclusive golfing community located in the Lecanto, Florida area of Citrus County. Located about an hour from Tampa and about an hour from Orlando, Black Diamond Ranch is approximately 35 miles southwest of Ocala which is the heart of Thoroughbred Horse Racing country in Florida. Like many other Tampa retirement […]

River Strand – Bradenton, FL

River Strand is a gated, golf and country club community located in Bradenton on the West coast of Florida. Like many other Tampa retirement communities, River Strand is not age restricted, but the focus on golf and other amenities makes it appealing to retirees. For most people, the highlight of River Strand is the Arthur […]

Kings Point – Sun City Center, FL

Kings Point at Sun City Center is a gated, 55-plus Tampa retirement community of just over 5,000 homes, located adjacent to the original Sun City Center community near Tampa, FL. Though the two communities share similar features and amenities, they actually have different sets of bylaws and restrictions covering each. Kings Point is the more […]

Southshore Falls – Apollo Beach, FL

Southshore Falls is a Tampa active adult community developed by Del Webb and Centex Homes. The community is age restricted, only those 55+ can live there, and when complete the neighborhood will have nearly 900 homes. Southshore Falls is one of several Florida maintenance free lifestyle communities we’ve covered here, and in addition to this […]

Valencia Lakes – Wimauma, FL

Valencia Lakes is a Tampa retirement community for active adults built by GL Homes, one of the largest builders in all of Florida. Driving into Valencia Lakes you immediately see the care and attention that has been put into presenting this community in its best light. The 24-hour staffed entry gate is accented with rock […]