Orange Acres - Warrington Enterprises, Inc.
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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS IN 2008!!!
When the Warrington family purchased Orange Acres in 1964, it was "way out in the sticks"!! Not any more!! Many things have changed dramatically since then - Orange Acres now sits approximately 1/4 mile from exit 205 off I-75, Clark Road is now a major six-lane road to U.S. 41, and literally dozens of businesses including hospitals, medical facilities, banks, restaurants, a variety of retail stores, and nine golf courses are located within a 5 mile radius of our community! But it's good to know that some things have remained the same - the Warrington family is now in their 3rd generation of owning and managing Orange Acres, our staff has over 120 combined years of service to Orange Acres residents, we have many second-generation residents, and Orange Acres has retained that friendly, caring spirit that truly sets us apart as a special community!
Our mission statement for Warrington Enterprises Inc.:
WE the people strive to serve others by providing housing, unique services, and a lifestyle in the communities WE serve, along with holding to our values and showing the love of Christ.
If you are looking for an active, 55+ community (the primary resident in the home must be 55 or over and no other persons under 45 may live in the home - no exceptions) that has a great location, a caring, friendly atmosphere, and management and staff that truly has a heart to serve our residents with excellence - contact us today!
Please note - application is required prior to purchasing, renting, or residing in Orange Acres (credit history, criminal check, references, etc.); the application fee is $25 per person, non-refundable; prices listed do not include sales tax and closing costs; sizes listed are approximate; sorry - no dogs allowed.
2014 lot rents range from $464 to $484 per month and include: garbage & recycling & yard waste pickup, grass cutting all year, weedeating & edging 3 times per year, tree trimming, non-advalorem taxes (fire, stormwater, ambulance assessment), and all amenities. We also offer these free services to our residents: roof inspections, notary service, storage space for boats, RV's, etc. (one space, as available), and of course, free SNOW REMOVAL!!! (got your attention, didn't we??!!!)
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Our community centre features free Wi-Fi, business centre, billiards room, media centre with a 52" flat screen tv, DVD, and comfy club chairs to sit and watch your favorite game! In addition, we have card rooms, kitchen, dance floor, and a large library. We also have The Orange Acres Shoppe with merchandise carrying the Orange Acres logo for sale to help promote community spirit! You'll find license plates, decals, golf shirts, hats, visors, tote bags, and more in The Shoppe!
Golf leagues, bowling leagues, bicyling, trips & tours, cards, ladies groups
One space free per home, if space is available
Business centre has two Dell computers and monitors, calculators, a printer, copier, and shredder. In addition, we have four surge-protected plugs for your laptops and four internet connections in addition to free Wi-Fi. Sit in the comfy chairs and check your email or surf the web! Free computer classes weekly.
Computer classes, exercise class, trips & tours, golf leagues, various card games, beach & pool parties, potlucks, shuffle board, dances, bingo, bicycle trips, art group, crafts, and more!!!
Lots available for custom homes! One is on a pond!
Within a 16 mile radius of Orange Acres you'll find the John & Mabel Ringling Museum, Selby Gardens, Myakka State Park, Oscar Shearer State Park, Historic Spanish Pointe, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Mote Marine, St. Armand's Circle, and the beautiful white sand of the Gulf Beaches (Siesta Key is approximately 7 miles from Orange Acres)!
Arts and Crafts
Three lovely ponds - Golden Pond has a lovely gazebo & footbridge, Mossy Oak Pond, and Cypress Pond
Chaplain available to residents and their loved ones for hospital visits, funerals, weddings, spiritual needs, counseling. There is no charge for his services.