You may be coming up on your retirement years and wonder where the best place to retire in Florida is. There are many 55 and older communities that you may want to give consideration to. However, if you want to live an active lifestyle then you may want to consider Florida retirement communities that cater to your wants and needs. However, picking the best retirement communities in Florida is not always easy and can even be overwhelming. That is why it is a decision that should be made over time and one that should be taken seriously. You should know what you want and what you are willing to negotiate on if you want to find the best retirement communities in Florida.
Florida is home to sun and fun all year long and it makes it ideal for those who want to retire in Florida. Our year round sunny and warm climate lends itself to outdoor activities as well as indoor events. Also, since Florida is a skinny state, it means that no matter where you are in the state, you can visit the beach for the day or maybe even a theme park or some other event. There are many things to see and do in Florida including natural springs, theme parks, sporting events, museums and gardens, and so much more. It is the perfect place for shopping, dining, and relaxing all year long. If you are ready to retire in Florida then you may decide to look at 55 and older communities that offer such amenities. Lake Ashton should be at the top of your list as the best place to retire in Florida.
Lake Ashton is a strong contender among those who want to find the best place to retire in Florida. We offer you the freedom to come and go as you please and enjoy retirement the way you imagined. There are also many opportunities to have fun and relax within the community. We offer you the independence of home ownership. We even offer you the ability to enjoy activities here, around the local area, or spend a quiet evening in the comforts of your own home. Lake Ashton is ideal for active adults who want to retire in Florida. We truly are one of the best retirement communities in Florida and we want to tell you why.
Fun in the Sun
Lake Ashton is located in Lake Wales, Florida on over 1,200 acres of ranch land. Skirting the waters of serene Lake Ashton, we offer you the opportunity to enjoy the water as well as the natural beauty of the area. Our amenities include a 26,000 square foot clubhouse, a 30,000 square foot health and fitness center, pools, private golf courses, tennis courts and much more. We offer a schedule of activities and the freedom to enjoy some or all of them. This is part of the reason why Lake Ashton is one of the best retirement communities in Florida.
You can savor new friendships on the tennis courts or enjoy the fresh breeze of an autumn evening. You have the opportunity to swim every day of the year, meet your neighbors for lunch at our restaurant, or join friends in the lounge for a drink. How about a competitive game of golf on one of our two competition golf courses? Lake Ashton provides you the best among Florida retirement communities. Between our amenities and all the activities and events we offer, you can see why Lake Ashton is the best place to retire in Florida.
Our Clubhouse and Fitness Center Amenities
Our clubhouse features the following:
Full dining and lounge facilities
A grand ballroom
On-site courses and classes
A four lane bowling center
A state of the art surround sound theater
A library, game room, and an arts and crafts room with a kiln
A computer lab with full Internet access
An oversized heated pool and master whirlpool spa
Lighted tennis and shuffleboard courts
A full time social activities director
Our health and fitness center features:
A relaxing sauna
Access to a personal trainer and nutritionist
An indoor heated pool
Indoor basketball court and a track
Pickle Ball and Racquetball courts
A weight room
Sports and aerobic areas
A massage therapist, and so much more.
We have two 18-hole privately owned championship golf courses as well as a driving range, a fully appointed pro shop and the Eagles’ Nest Sports Pub. Plus, we have a boat launch ramp and dock with slips, RV or boat storage area, on-site banking serviced by Center State Bank, and a 24 hour manned gatehouse for your safety. You can enjoy walking, jogging, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, sailing, water skiing, and more at Lake Ashton. These features and amenities make us one of the best retirement communities in Florida.
It also makes our community one to consider when you retire in Florida. You want a community that caters to your active lifestyle and we offer you just that without ever having to leave our community. Many Florida retirement communities may not have the amenities on site and may recommend nearby facilities but we choose to have things to do on site for your enjoyment. The best place to retire in Florida is a community that offers you everything you need and much of what you want in one place.
The Best Place to Retire in Florida Offers Home Ownership
We offer single-family homes and motor coach garage homes at some of the most affordable prices. Many Florida retirement communities do not offer the customization of your chosen home. We even offer energy efficient homes that give you advanced comfort and good indoor air quality.
Our Green Islander Series homes all feature a spacious living room, a screen veranda, and a two car garage. You have your choice of a two or three bedroom house with two bathrooms ranging from 1,300 square feet to 2,521 square feet. These home are green certified and provide you with greater insulation, energy saving appliance, and water saving fixtures. They feature floor coverings and paints that are rated to provide better indoor air quality, thus allowing you to live in a healthier environment. This type of green home cannot be found in other Florida retirement communities.
We feel that each of us should be better stewards of our planet and bodies. Part of living in 55 and older communities should be about staying healthy and active and your home in the first place to consider your health and well-being. Our “environments for living” program helps make Lake Ashton the best place to retire in Florida and goes a long way at fulfilling this role without a premium price tag. These homes are designed to save earth’s resources and save you money. This program meets specific building standards that results in homes that are more comfortable, durable, healthy, safe, and energy and water efficient than conventionally built homes. You will not find this kind of quality of construction and attentiveness to your health and the health of the environment in other 55 and older communities.
Our Adventurer Series homes also feature a screened veranda, a two car garage, plus an RV garage. It is two bedrooms and two bathrooms with a spacious living room and dining room. At a total of 2,868 square feet, it is everything you want in a home if you are a traveler. No other local 55 and older communities offer a home like this and the freedom to enjoy your travels at the same time.
One of the best things about Lake Ashton is the ability to own your own home and have it customized to match your tastes and personality. Our homes are affordable and you will work with our skilled design team to make your home uniquely yours. Other Florida retirement communities expect you to move into a place that is already decorated to their liking instead of yours. When you retire in Florida, you would most likely prefer that the rest of your years are spend in a place that has your touch of class and personality. After all, you plan to be there for a number of years. This is one of the many reasons why Lake Ashton is one of the best retirement communities in Florida.
Local Area Fun & Entertainment
Lake Wales is centrally located in Florida and allows you to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the big cities, the ability to relax on one of the coastal beaches, and family time at world-renowned theme parks. It gives you the ability to be in the middle of it all or enjoying some much needed rest and relaxation without having to go a long distance. The best place to retire in Florida offers you the ability to do what you want, when you want. We offer you the freedom to come and go from the community as you please. Whether you want to travel in your RV for some time, spend a weekend at one of Florida’s beautiful beaches, or just spend the day enjoying the Lake Wales area, we allow you to make those decisions on your own. You do not need permission to enjoy retirement despite what other 55 and older communities may say.
If you enjoy nature you may want to visit Bok Tower Gardens or take a nature and wildlife tour by boat or even on a Segway. If you enjoy history as well, the Pinewood Estate within Bok Tower Gardens is a great place to start or you may prefer the Lake Wales Depot Museum and Cultural Center. If you enjoy wine tasting you might find Fiddlers Ridge Farms and Winery to your liking. If you want something fun to do with your grandchildren then Spook Hill may be just for you. Plus, the local attractions enjoy having the residents of the area’s 55 and older communities come visit.
If you want to spend the day in Lake Wales, then you may consider the Eagle Ridge Mall for some shopping or visit one of the locally owned restaurants that charm the area. You may even like to visit the local Sunshine Flea Market or enjoy one of the annual festivals in the city. If you would like to get away for a little bit, then you may consider the beaches on either coast of Florida or taking your grandchildren to Disney World, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, Legoland, or other area attractions. There is so much to see, do, and experience in the local area. Our proximity to Lake Wales and all it has to offer makes Lake Ashton the best place to retire in Florida.
We offer carefree maintenance programs so you can be sure your property is being cared for during your travels or while you are away. Peace of mind is central to your well-being and we want to provide you with the peace of mind you need when you choose to live in Florida retirement communities. We offer you more services and features than other 55 and older communities because we seek to set a high standard of excellence for retirement. We are here to help you enjoy your retirement years as fully as possible. This is why we feel we are the best retirement communities in Florida. We feel the way we have structured our amenities, services, and culture of our community allows you the ultimate freedom over your life while knowing that we are here for you when you need us. It is just another reason why we should be considered the best place to retire in Florida.
Century Residential is a premier Residential Development Company, nationally recognized for providing quality residential developments such as Lake Ashton. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing your choice to retire in Florida. Rejuvenate your mind, body and soul at Lake Ashton. Florida retirement communities are everywhere but Lake Ashton is simply the best place to retire in Florida.