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 about 20 different 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
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
Ocala Preserve (Partial 55+)
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 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. See what's on the market here.
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
Other Ocala 55+ Communities
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.
Lovely Wakefield model ready to move into. Roof is new in 2018. Lovely sunroom for relaxing and enjoying your backyard with a tropical feel. Nice covered front porch. The entry Foyer welcomes you to an open airy area with Great Room and Dining area.
Taft Street, 2+den/2/2 extended garage. This home is absolutely neat as a pin and ready for new homeowners. New carpet, wood floors, granite countertops, fresh paint interior, SS appliances, wood cabinets, blinds, lighting, primary room has tray ceil
Welcome to this lovely 3 bed, 2 bath home located in Oak Run! As you enter the front door, you'll immediately notice the open layout, featuring a spacious living room with plenty of natural light. The kitchen boasts modern appliances and ample cabine
Beautiful and popular Spinosa model. 2154 LSF (495 of the 2154 LSF includes the enclosed florida room which is under heat and air) You'll enjoy living in this home with a partial golf course views. Peaceful and gorgeous views of the 6th fairway. Enjo
Don't miss this home in the very sought after community of Oak Run! Beautifully maintained 2 bedroom/2bathroom home in the desirable Oak Run 55+ gated community, featuring the Royal Oaks Golf Club and restaurant, several clubhouses with indoor/outdoo
ONE OF THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY HOMES IN STONE CREEK, IT IS ON THE 3rd GREEN OF THE STONE CREEK CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF COURSE. This is a rare, lofted Vernon Hill model that has everything, including a million-dollar view. Lushly landscaped, the driveway is
Beautiful 2/2/2 plus FLEX ROOM in the SummerGlen 55+ golf course gated community! 1544 ft living space and oversized garage (25.9x18.8) with electric screen and paver driveway. OPEN floorplan with spacious living room and dining room. Living room and
This clean Oren is located in the solar community of Crescent Ridge 3 in On Top of the World. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, and 2 car garage has many upgrades including tile plank floors throughout, surge protector, water softener, screen garage door,
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)
(800) 511-0814 | Website | Request more information
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.
John Geraghty says
Are there condo fees or some other fees for the amenities in the 55 + community or is it included when you buy the home?
Ryan Erisman says
Most communities will have some sort of HOA and/or Amenities Fees.