There are a number of 55+ communities in Ocala, FL and on this page we offer information about some of the best ones selling new homes in Ocala today.
If you are seriously considering making the Ocala area your home in retirement, be sure to check out our Ocala Retirement Guide.
And, if you are interested in other parts of Florida, be sure to check out our list of all 55+ communities in Florida.
On Top of the World
At On Top of the World, active adults will find all they dream about and so much more. Located in beautiful Ocala Florida, On Top of the World residents can enjoy any schedule that suits their tastes – from activity packed to unhurried.
Leisure amenities include 54 holes of golf on three courses, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a 14-acre R/C flying field, bocce, racquetball and basketball courts, fitness center, health club and spa, restaurants, cultural venues, and much more.
Residents can also participate in over 175 clubs, leagues, hobbies, and lifelong learning opportunities.
New homes are of quality construction, often exceeding ENERGY STAR criteria while offering comfort, convenience, and a wide variety of design elements.
There are 23 floor plans available with prices ranging to suit every budget starting in the $200k’s.
Downtown Ocala: 2.8 miles
Paddock Mall: 4.3 miles
Silver Springs State Park: 7.3 miles
Appleton Museum of Art: 6.3 miles
Circle Square Cultural Center: 10 miles
Del Webb Stone Creek
Stone Creek is a Del Webb Florida community of 3,800 attached villas and single-family homes in Ocala, Florida. Residents here have access to first-class amenities like the 60,000 square foot social and recreational complex. The community is also home to an 18-hole golf course designed by Terry Doss.
Homes at Stone Creek are available in many different models that range in size from 1,133 square feet all the way up to 2,634 square feet.
Downtown Ocala: 14 miles
Paddock Mall: 10.2 miles
Silver Springs State Park: 19.6 miles
Appleton Museum of Art: 18.2 miles
Circle Square Cultural Center: 4.2 miles
(352) 509-7524 | Website
With construction that just started in 2017, JB Ranch is one of the newer 55+ communities in the Ocala area. Plans here call for a total of 346 single-family homes, and the list of amenities includes a community clubhouse, fitness center, and outdoor pool with patio seating.
Homes range in size from 1,641 to 2,034 square feet and include many of the most popular features on the market today.
Downtown Ocala: 9.3 miles
Paddock Mall: 6.6 miles
Silver Springs State Park: 15.1 miles
Appleton Museum of Art: 13.7 miles
Circle Square Cultural Center: 3.3 miles
Trilogy at Ocala Preserve
352-402-3100 | Website
Trilogy at Ocala Preserve is a 623-acre community of 1,600 single-family homes located in Marion County, Florida. Amenities here include a 17,000 square foot clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center, a zero-entry resort-style pool, and an 18-hole championship golf course.
New homes at Trilogy at Ocala Preserve are available in six different collections that range in size from as small as 1,320 square feet up to 2,370 square feet.
Downtown Ocala: 5.8 miles
Paddock Mall: 7.4 miles
Silver Springs State Park: 10.6 miles
Appleton Museum of Art: 9.2 miles
Circle Square Cultural Center: 10.9 miles
The concept of retirement is not new to Ocala, and the area is also home to a number communities that have been around for several years but are all sold out of new homes, like Oak Run.
Not in Ocala (But Not Too Far)
The following communities may not be in Ocala, but they are well within striking distance and close enough to Ocala to grab a bite to eat, catch a show, or visit any of Ocala's various attractions.
Arlington Ridge (43 miles to Downtown Ocala)
844-212-7872 | Website
With a planned total of more than 600 single-family homes, Arlington Ridge has been a large part of the local community of Leesburg, Florida since construction began in 2005. Residents here enjoy access to large-community amenities like an 18-hole championship golf course, a massive community center, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a resort-style swimming pool, and a 50-seat community theater.
New construction buyers at Arlington Ridge can choose from multiple builders, which means that there are dozens of home styles and floorplans available here.
Lakes of Mount Dora (47 miles to Downtown Ocala)
866-324-0868 | Website
Located just north of Orlando, Lakes of Mount Dora is a gated community of 950 single-family homes that combines 178 acres of lakes with New England-style architecture. Amenities here include an 18,000 square foot clubhouse complete with a fitness center and a banquet facility. Then there is the resort-style pool and hot tub outside.
Lakes of Mount Dora offers a few different ranch-style homes that range in size from as small as 1,263 square feet all the way up to something as large as 3,700 square feet.
Stonecrest (20 miles to Downtown Ocala)
(352) 427-2478 | Website
Located just south of Ocala in Summerfield, Florida, Stonecrest is a gated 55+ community of 2,200 single-family homes that was started in 1990 and still has new construction available. Amenities are plenty here with residents having access to a 7,000 square foot clubhouse, a separate community center, a resort-style pool, a championship-level 18-hole golf course, and a 9-hole par 3 course.
The homes at Stonecrest are available in a number of different models that range from 1,238 to 2,243 square feet. Those homes are typically located on quarter-acre lots.
The Villages (22 miles to Downtown Ocala)
(352) 753-6655 | Full Review
With more than 60,000 attached villas, manufactured homes, and single-family homes, The Villages is one of the largest active adult communities in the entire world. With three different town squares, more than 35 community centers, more than 80 different pools, and more than 50 different golf courses, the list of amenities available to Villagers as residents are affectionately known goes on for days.
Just like the list of amenities, the list of floorplans available around The Villages is massive. You can pretty much find anything your heart desires in Florida’s most-popular retirement community. Homes here start out in the $200k’s, but there are also plenty of high-end options with prices ranging all the way up into the high-$1Ms.
Villages of Citrus Hills (30 miles to Downtown Ocala)
The Villages of Citrus Hills is a Florida Retirement Community with single family homes and maintenance free villas that have been built with today’s demanding baby-boomer in mind. But what makes the promise of Florida Retirement in the Villages of Citrus Hills truly come together for today’s new breed of active adult retiree is its extraordinary collection of world-class community country club amenities and extensive social activities.
A wide variety of homes and homesite packages are available.