When looking for the best places to retire in sunny Central Florida, Lake Ashton ranks high on the list. This top rated, award winning, gated community was designed by the nationally renowned Century Residential. After touring Lake Ashton, it is easy to see how they earned their reputation as a top residential community planner. Lake Ashton is conveniently located in the heart of Central Florida, in Lake Wales, between Tampa and Orlando, making it an easy drive to get to either of these major cities and their well-known attractions. However, it is also just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities for you to relax and enjoy your retirement.
Inside our beautiful active adult community, you will quickly learn why our residents feel Lake Ashton is one of the best places to retire. Lake Ashton’s residents wake up every morning in a beautiful, well-crafted home. We are proud of the energy efficient features included in all of our homes. Our excellent insulation, energy saving appliances, water-saving plumbing features, and floor coverings selected especially for their ability to improve air quality, have garnered us the recognition of being a ‘Certified Green Community.’
Each home is beautiful inside and out, with a variety of models for you to choose from. All of our homes feature cabinets, countertops, faucets, and sinks. They are equipped with brand name appliances, and home buyers select from a wide variety of flooring selections in our Design Center. While our homes are definitely a part of what makes Lake Ashton one of the best places to retire, it’s what is outside of our homes, which truly set us apart. Two lush 18-hole golf courses wind their way through the community. The golfing experience is completed with a driving range, Pro Shop, and our Eagles Nest Sports Pub, the perfect place to indulge in a cold beverage after playing a round. For the novice golfer, or even an experienced one looking to improve your game, we have a Golf Pro available to help you with your swing.
However, if golf isn’t your game, there are many other options for active adult fun. We also offer facilities for basketball, bocce ball, pickle ball, tennis, racquetball, and shuffleboard. Our 30,000 square foot Health and Fitness Center features state of the art fitness equipment, a weight room, indoor pool, and saunas, along with a Personal Trainer/Nutritionist to help you achieve a healthy lifestyle. The 26,000 square foot Club House rounds out the fun, with a heated outdoor pool, full-service restaurant and lounge, movie theater, bowling alley, billiards, game room, and arts and crafts room with pottery kiln. A full-time Activities Director creates a schedule of activities guaranteed to keep you busy. Offering all of this and more, this well-rounded, self-contained community is easily one of the best places to retire.