Legacy of Leesburg - Leesburg, FL
55 Plus Active Adult Retirement Community
Welcome to The Legacy of Leesburg in Florida
Quick Facts About The Legacy of Leesburg in Florida
- Price Range - Mid $200s - Low $400s
- Home Types - Single-Family
- Number of Homes - 1,500
- New / Resale - Resale Homes Only
- Age Restrictions - 55+
- Gated - Yes
Legacy of Leesburg in Florida: An Overview
A tiny town set in the heart of Central Florida, Legacy of Leesburg is tucked amid the lakes and hills of the area. It is located 45 minutes northwest of Orlando, Florida.
This 55+ neighborhood is known for its abundance of conservation areas, picturesque lakes, old oaks, and miles of nature paths that border an unspoiled section of the Palatlakaha River. It is also home to a number of active adult communities.
There’s much to appreciate about the peacefulness of the Legacy communities. It’s no doubt one of the reasons why residents love it here.
The stress-free lifestyle is perfect for retirees. As compared to other retirement destinations nearby, Legacy offers a more relaxing ambience.
Leesburg's historic downtown, which is reminiscent of bygone ages, allows residents to enjoy a leisurely stroll about town while shopping at tiny boutiques or dining at one of the many restaurants available.
Legacy of Leesburg in Florida Homes
Florida Leisure Communities purchased the property in 2011 and will construct the last 72 houses in the community. When Legacy of Leesburg is finished, it will include almost 1,000 single-family homes.
Legacy was established in 1996. Several builders, notably Pringle Development, a respected builder of active adult communities in Central Florida, have contributed to the development of this lovely neighborhood.
Both new construction and resale properties are available to homebuyers in this area of town. Estate Series, Designer Series, and Garden Series are some of the model collections offered by Florida Leisure Communities in 2011.
The Garden Series models, ranging from 1,289 to 1,623 square feet, are available to prospective home buyers. In addition to that, prospective buyers can also consider the Estate Series. This particular series have floor plans ranging from 1,696 to 2,746 square feet. This series is ideal for active people looking for extra room.
The Designer Series floor plans are a good choice for those who desire something in between. A total of 1,670 to 1,725 square feet of living area may be found in these single-family residences.
Some of the most sought-after designs and desired characteristics that active adults look for in a home have been included into Florida Leisure Communities. Customers seeking previously owned house can find a wide range of floor plans on the resale market that were created by Pringle Development and other builders. The sizes available range from around 1,000 to slightly more than 2,700 square feet. A large number of the houses have views of water or natural reserve areas.
The Clock Tower Hall serves as a focal point for the whole neighborhood. It serves as the social hub and gathering spot for the whole community.
Residents can relax in the spacious Clock Tower Hall. It provides a variety of social places where people can mingle with their neighbors while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. Residents can also enjoy a variety of first-class amenities, including an aerobics studio, a game room, a health center, a ballroom, two catering kitchens, a computer room, and billiards, among others.
There are many wonderful recreational opportunities for residents outside, including a spacious softball field and a resort-style swimming pool and spa. Residents can also enjoy playing some pickleball, bocce ball, and tennis.
Legacy of Leesburg is home to 275 acres of environmental conservation areas as well as miles of walking and bike paths that weave through the community. Nature viewing, fishing, and exercising are all activities that active individuals may enjoy in beautiful and natural surroundings.
Residents who own RVs can avail of the storage facility inside the community. They can their boats and recreational vehicles.
Legacy of Leesburg in Florida is a Good Location
Legacy of Leesburg is a community in the county of Lake in the state of Florida, Ocala. It’s consistently among the "Best Places to Live" according to Money Magazine. In addition to that, it’s always ranks high on their list of “Most Impressive Small Towns in America.”
Legacy of Legacy is near Mount Dora. which has garnered high rankings in Money Magazine's "Most Impressive Small Towns in America" edition. The city is also close to the Florida State University campus. The natural beauty of the area, restaurants, sunny weather, first-class medical facilities, and shopping make it a great place to live. Considering the low crime rate in the area, Legacy of Leesburg is a very safe location for active seniors. Hence, it’s also the reason why it’s a popular tourist destination.
With Legacy’s convenient location, residents can easily drive to nearby attractions. The Atlantic coast beaches are only 90 miles east, making it a short drive. In addition to that, the Gulf of Mexico is approximately 45 miles west. These are great places to take friends and family who drop by for a visit. Add to that, the Kennedy Space Center, Universal Studios, Sea World, and Disney World.
Closer to home, downtown Ocala is home to a variety of excellent shops and restaurants. Along the beaches are the little towns of Leesburg. Mount Dora provides a lovely small-town ambience.
Legacy is a wonderful 55+ community. With its picturesque location, it’s perfect for active adult homeowners who want a relaxing, small-town feel.
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Amenities in The Legacy of Leesburg in Florida
- Recreation Hall
- Indoor Pool
- Fitness Center
- Aerobics & Dance Studio
- Catering Kitchen
- Meeting Room
- Card Room
- Arts & Crafts Studio
- Billiards Room
- Pro Shop
- Outdoor Pool
- 4 Tennis Courts
- 2 Bocce Ball Courts
- 4 Shuffleboard Courts
- 2 Pickleball Courts
- Softball Field
- Horseshoe Pits
- Walking & Biking Trails
- Parks & Natural Space
- 18-Hole Monarch Golf Course
- Fishing Pier
- Boat Ramps
- Scenic Pond
Lifestyle in The Legacy of Leesburg in Florida
- Ballroom Dance
- Bible Study
- Line Dancing
- One Stroke Painting
- Polymer Clay
- Red Hat Society
- Royal Alternative Health Group
- Royal Generations
- Social Dance
- Strength Training
- Square Dancing
- Table Tennis
- Water Colors
- Weight Watchers
- Writers Group
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