The Villages Florida – 55+ Active Communities

The Villages in Florida

Located at the 1000-block of Lake Sumter Landing, The Villages in Florida offers endless opportunities to a retirement lifestyle that keeps on giving. There are three distinct ways to become a Villager at one of the most sought after retirement locations in the country, as the Villages in Florida offers comfortable living styles for every residential palate.

Newcomers have the option of building their own dream home, finding an already-built and newly constructed home that is move-in ready, or snagging a pre-owned home that represents some of the most popular home styles available on the market today.  The Villages offers a warm and inviting community that provides a hometown environment well suited for every need and desire a person is longing for in their retirement years.

Entertainment Options at the Villages Florida

Within the heart of the community, one will find two old-fashioned town squares. But, don't let the facade of the shop fronts fool you. Here in the town square you will find modern day fun, lively entertainment and a colorful array of shopping, dining and movie going venues. The Villages Florida was founded and designed by Harold Schwartz, who felt strongly that every hometown needed a commonplace for residents of the community to gather and socialize. Friends and neighbors can gather together in the town square and take advantage of the fun and inviting activities that are available only in the Villages.

If taking in a movie is your passion, you will fall in love with the two modern and multi-screen entertainment venues. The Rialto Theatre is an award-winning cinema that is found in the Spanish Springs Town Square, while the Old Mill Playhouse is featured at Lake Sumter Landing's Market Square. Whether you are looking for a fun activity to complement date night or want to find solace from the Florida sun on a hot and humid afternoon, the town square movie theatres provide an inviting refuge. Don't forget to take your grandchildren for some hot-buttered popcorn to see the latest Hollywood blockbuster during the day or night.

Live entertainment in the squares is also available year-round.  Unique entertainers offer shows and concerts every evening from 5-9 in the gazebos found within both town squares. Additionally, many of the Villages' restaurants and country clubs offer lively entertainment throughout the year. The Villages is truley one of the most active of the active adult communities.

Health and Wellness Possibilities at the Villages Florida

Health and wellness are important, especially as the aging process continues. The Villages recognizes how important health is to its residents and provides convenient access to top-notch wellness facilities and high quality medical care. Just a short golf cart ride away residents of the Villages can meet with their doctor or specialist at the Villages Regional Hospital or VA outpatient clinic.

The Villages also recognizes the importance of preventative health care and wellness programs, and offers a wide number of health workshops, exercise classes and fitness programs.  Keeping healthy is easy at the Villages Florida with fitness centers and medical care centers situates conveniently throughout the town. The sports clubs offer personalized training, one-on-one workouts with an expert, spa services and more.

Special Events and Learning Opportunities at the Villages Florida

From golfing exhibitions to book signings, parades, festivals and an annual chili cook-off, the Villages offers a large array of special events and activities for residents to take part in. The yearly calendar is chalk full of events for every social palate.  In the fall residents may participate in Oktoberfest events, with Mardi Gras celebrations early in the year. Monthly newsletters and postings keep residents up to speed on the activities going on in the Villages community.

Not only is it important to keep the body active later in the life, but also the Villages recognize the critical need of keeping the mind just as active. The Lifelong Learning College at the Villages offers invigorating courses geared to keep the brain active and mind sharp.  Residents can take part in learning a foreign language or honing their computer and iPad skills.

The Villages Florida is a unique 55+ retirement community that offers a full-service town filled with everything you could ever want during your retirement. From superb health and wellness facilities to continuing education opportunities, the Villages Florida is a one-of-a-kind living space that you and your family will fall in love with from the moment you arrive.

For more information, contact Pat Presenti with Properties of The Villages at 352-801-1454 or email

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06 Sep 2016

By Robert Fowler