One of the Top 55-Plus Communities in the Ocala, FL, Area

55 Plus Communities Ocala FLIf you are looking at 55 plus communities in the Ocala, Florida, area, then be sure to schedule a visit to Lake Griffin Harbor. We are located on the southern edge of Lake Griffin, a 9,400-acre body of water and one of nine lakes that make up the Harris Chain of Lakes. Among the lake’s major claims to fame is its ranking as one of Florida’s best fishing holes for bass, and our residents have front-row seats for state and regional bass fishing tournaments every year.

In fact, our resident enjoy ample access to Lake Griffin whenever weather allows. Our waterfront lifestyle and ideal Central Florida location have made our 55+ community a magnet for retirees who enjoy boating, kayaking, fishing, and similar types of outdoor activities. Indeed, we offer our residents a variety of amenities that make it easy for them to spend quality time on or near the water, including a:

  • 55-slip marina
  • Boat ramp
  • Fishing pier
  • Watercraft storage facility
  • Observation deck

Lake Griffin Harbor is one of the top 55 plus communities in the Ocala, FL, area also because our residents are regularly able to partake in a variety of structured activities. Day or night, there is just about always something fun going on inside of our spacious lakefront clubhouse. Our Activities & Events Calendar posts meeting times for:

  • Water aerobics
  • Bingo
  • Card games
  • Computer class
  • Line dancing
  • Quilting
  • Darts
  • Bocce ball
  • Shuffleboard
  • And more

Things to Do in Ocala

Ocala boasts some of the most beautiful terrain in Central Florida. Its gently rolling hills are home to many horse farms, some of which open their gates for public tours, as well as vast state and national wilderness areas just waiting to be explored. There’s also a diverse array of museums in or near Ocala, including:

  • Appleton Museum of Art
  • Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing
  • Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House and Historic State Park

What’s more, the communities in and around Ocala offer first-rate medical facilities, houses of worship, continuing education opportunities, and many other services that older adults are often looking for in retirement. 

Best of All—An Active Lifestyle That’s Affordable

If all of this sounds too good to be true for someone on a retirement budget, think again. At Lake Griffin Harbor, we take pride in making an enviable Florida lifestyle affordable for many older adults. How do we do it? We offer high-quality, low-maintenance manufactured homes for sale in a beautifully landscaped setting. These homes offer safe, comfortable housing but typically cost far less than a comparable site-built home in a similar 55+ community. Then, for a low monthly home site lease fee, our residents enjoy access to everything our resort-style communities and ideal Central Florida location have to offer.

We cordially invite you to contact our Lifestyle Team today to schedule a time to see Lake Griffin Harbor in person. It surely won’t take very long at all for you to see why Lake Griffin Harbor is considered to be among the best 55-plus communities in the Ocala area.