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Thinking of retiring in Florida? Check out these premium 55+ Active Adult Communities.

There is a reason everyone heads to Florida when they want to retire: no income taxes, great weather, close to the coast, always something to do, and that is just to name a few. At Retirenet.com, we want to aid in finding the best home for you wherever you are looking to retire. We are confident that whatever you may be looking for ranging from: price, location, amenities and more - your future home can be found here. Below are several communities in Florida that we are confident are upstanding, affordable, and have something for everyone. These communities are age restricted (55+), offering incredible amenities and well-maintained landscapes. We are here to help you find your forever home, let’s get started!


Sea Meadow 

If you’ve always dreamed of life in sunny Southeastern Florida then Sea Meadow in beautiful Boynton Beach is the destination for you! Whether you’re in the market for a permanent residence or a seasonal retreat, our premier 55+ manufactured home community offers plenty of amenities, activities, and special events to keep you active and engaged.

Heartland Estates  

Heartland Estates is an active 55+ manufactured housing community in Haines City, Florida. Located in the geographic center of the state, Haines City is often called “the Heart of Florida.” Situated on Lake Hester, the central Florida area is dotted with many freshwater lakes offering boating, swimming, and some of the best fishing in the country—year-round! The recreational opportunities here are truly remarkable.

Bayside Waters

Bayside Waters (formerly Japanese Garden) is a 55+ manufactured home community located right on Old Tampa Bay and in the heart of Clearwater, Florida.  Our amenities include a Clubhouse with Kitchen, Heated Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Billiard Room, Card Room with Library, Laundry Room, Shuffleboard and Social Club. There is a fantastic Social Club as well as a recently added Resident Event Program. Centrally located for easy access to Tampa, St Petersburg, Interstates and two airports. Near Shopping Malls, Beaches, Churches and Civic Clubs.


  Buttonwood Village

Buttonwood Village is a 55+ community in beautiful Punta Gorda, on Florida's Gulf Coast. Life is relaxed at Buttonwood: Watch the sunset from your lanai, take a dip in the community pool, or cast a line in one of the stocked fishing lakes. Options abound at Buttonwood, with both new construction and pre-owned homes to choose from. Seasonal rentals allow you to experience the laid-back Florida lifestyle before you buy, or if home ownership does not fit your lifestyle, annual leases are also available.


Schalamar Creek 

Your adventure starts at Schalamar Creek's magnificently landscaped, gated entry in Lakeland, Florida. Continuing down the mile-long, lakefront, tree lined entry drive welcomes you to an exclusive 55+ resort lifestyle that is captivating in every dimension.  Situated on 500 acres of waterways and natural beauty, the neighborhood provides lakefront, golf course and wooded homesites. Winner of “Community of the Year” award in a national survey, Schalamar Creek has been recognized for its attention to detail, amenities, community design and professional management.

Plantation Oaks

Plantation Oaks is a gated, active, 55+ community consisting of contemporary manufactured homes, nestled in a setting of natural open spaces and wooded preservation areas just off of exit 278 on I-95. The 115-acre community abuts the Bulow Plantation State Park Plantation Oak’s location offers seclusion, security and natural beauty. The Atlantic Ocean and Florida's most pristine beaches are just five minutes from our front entry gates via one of the most scenic drives you can imagine.

Orangebrook Harbor

Orangebrook Harbor combines everything you love about retiring in Florida with the conveniences you want from a manufactured home community in Hollywood. Home here comes with amenities you need for comfort, convenience, and entertainment in a city with dining, shopping, and entertainment on all sides. At our 55+ community near Fort Lauderdale, you can attend events in the clubhouse, swim in our heated pool, play a game of shuffleboard with your neighbors, or head right next door for a round of golf at Orangebrook Golf and Country Club.



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