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Where to Buy a Retirement Home in Lake County

Friday, March 22, 2019   /   by Harvey Rosenberg

Where to Buy a Retirement Home in Lake County

Did you know there are over 26,000 homes in Clermont, Leesburg, Tavares, and Mount Dora that are in age-restricted active adult neighborhoods? Where do you begin? What do you look for? We'll take a look at some of the more popular communities in our area.

King's Ridge Clermont

Kings Ridge in Clermont is one of the most established 55+ communities in the Clermont area. Located on 27, the community is convenient to area shopping, even by golf cart. Golf is one of the prime attractions at the community, with two courses on site. Owners can choose a golf membership which grants exclusive access to residents three days a week.  

Trilogy Groveland

Located north on 27, Trilogy is a newer community that boasts plenty of luxurious amenities. energy efficient homes, active lifestyle, and health and wellness are just a few of the features this area offers. Trilogy has a large community center with an athletic club, pool, full restaurant, and entertainment options.

Baytree Tavares

If you're looking for a smaller, intimate community, Baytree in Tavares might be right for you. With only 221 homes, Baytree is a close-knit welcoming community. Baytree still offers amenities similar to the larger communities, with an on-site restaurant, clubhouse, pool, and even a golf course. 

Highland Lakes Leesburg

Highland Lakes in Leesburg is set in a picturesque area of Lake County. Three nature trails, lake access provide plenty of outdoor activity. And when it's colder, there's an indoor heated pool. Highland Lakes also provides its residents with free boat and RV storage. With about 900 homes, this community is a good mid-size option for 55+.


Royal Harbor Tavares

What sets Royal Harbor in Tavares apart from other 55+ communities is its location on Little Lake Harris. Little Lake Harris is part of the chain of lakes in Lake County, and Roayl Harbor residents can use Hickory point and other boat launching ramps. Homes have room for RV and boat parking, making this a popular neighborhood with outdoor enthusiasts. 


Esplanade at Highland Ranch Clermont

The Esplanade community is a new home community off of Old Highway 50. Plans are for 475 homes in this gated community. Similar to other 55+ neighborhoods, Esplanade will have a clubhouse with plenty of room for social activities, both indoor and out. This neighborhood is in a lush landscape, tucked away from the busier Clermont areas, but still close enough to major shopping and the turnpike. 








Want to learn more about these and other communities? Contact one of our licensed home buyer agents to find the right age-restricted community for you.