Florida has long been known as one of the best places to retire. It is easy to see why. The constant sunshine and never-ending list of things to do beckons to active seniors looking for a place to spend their twilight years.
Today’s seniors are staying active and in shape. They play golf, join bowling leagues, and enjoy socializing with other seniors. Therefore, when looking for the best places to retire, they look for more than just a nice home, but a home in a retirement community with amenities and activities to keep them busy and active with other seniors.
Lake Ashton is an award winning retirement community located in Lake Wales. Lake Wales is a quaint town in Central Florida, between Tampa and Orlando, perfectly situated for short trips to the nearby theme parks or the magnificent world-famous beaches on either coast.
This best of Florida Retirement Communities offers a variety of floor plans from a series of smaller vacation homes perfect for those who only plan to live in Florida part of the year, to the Green Islander series for those seniors looking to be environmentally conscious with an energy efficient home. They have even designed a Motor Coach series of models with specially designed garages for housing motor homes.
Active adult home buyers work with Lake Ashton’s talented design team to create their dream home. The designers guide the buyer through the process from start to finish, helping with the structural decisions, such as custom closets and sky lights, as well as the cosmetic decisions, such as flooring, cabinets, countertops, and paint colors.
One look at the grand Clubhouse and buyers will see why Lake Ashton is renowned as one of the best places to retire. The 26,000 square foot clubhouse features full dining and lounge facilities for residents dining pleasure, as well as a Grand Ballroom for social functions. Active adult residents also get full use of the four lane bowling center, movie theater with surround sound, library, game room, billiard room, arts and crafts room (complete with a kiln), and a computer lab. Outside, residents can enjoy the sunshine Florida is famous for during a dip in the oversized swimming pool or while relaxing in the whirlpool spa.
Lake Ashton encourages an active lifestyle, through their available amenities and scheduled activities. Their state of the art Health and Fitness Center is 30,000 square feet and includes a personal trainer and nutritionist to help keep the residents healthy. There is also an indoor heated pool, perfect for swimming laps or water aerobics, an indoor track, indoor basketball court, a weight room, sports and aerobic spaces, a racquetball court, and a sauna.
For the senior who is looking forward to regular golfing, Lake Ashton is definitely one of the best places to retire. Residents enjoy teeing off on the two private 18-hole championship courses.
Visit today and learn what the residents already know. Lake Ashton combines luxury living and an active, social lifestyle in a safe community, making it one of the best places to retire.