The On Top of the World Community
On Top of the World Ocala, FL resales offer lifestyle options sure to please. The community serves adults 55 years of age and older. This beautiful active adult community is located in the exciting, fast growing Ocala metropolitan area. The developers have designed a planned unit community of 10,000 homes with amenities second to none at residents’ fingertips, a place with few rivals. Therefore, it is no surprise that it continues to attract residents from far and wide.
The community has easy access via Interstate 75 to outstanding entertainment options throughout Central Florida. Also, there are restaurants to please every pallet and excellent medical facilities within range. Therefore, this community is indeed ideally situated.
Nature lovers will appreciate the Ocala National Forest, Silver Springs and many other opportunities to fish, boat and enjoy the great outdoors. They can also hike and enjoy Florida’s flora and fauna. In Ocala we take pride in being known as the Horse Capital of the World. The new World Equestrian Center will soon be the new focal point for equestrian activities here. It is due to open over the next two years. Therefore, horse lovers will continue to beat a path to our door, stimulating continued growth.
On Top of the World Ocala FL resales open the door to amazing, lifestyle changing amenities
Because peoples’ interests vary, OTOW offers a wide selection of activities. The community has a myriad of facilities, including three golf courses, clubhouses, fitness centers, swimming pools, tennis and pickleball courts. There are restaurants, an R/C airplane field and an R/C car track. Best of all, the Recreation Center, Hobby Building, and Arbor Club and Conference Center are open to all residents.
Since golfers have different skill levels, the community provides a selection of courses. There are three 18-hole golf courses at On Top of the World. The Candler Hills Golf Club is a semi-private, par 72 course. Depending on which of the five tees you start from, it can be more or less challenging. It was designed by renowned golf course architect Gordon Lewis. OTOW also boasts The Links and The Tortoise & The Hare, private courses reserved exclusively for residents and their guests.
After a round of golf, residents enjoy socializing with friends. Therefore, OTOW offers two restaurants for their enjoyment. The Pub is reserved for residents and their guests. However, The Club at Candler Hills offers a more flexible alternative. It is open to the public.
Circle Square Commons
Circle Square Commons is the entertainment and social hub for the public and residents. Since many residents enjoy the arts, Circle Square Cultural Center brings in top entertainment, spectacular events and famous performers every year. With theater seating for over 830 guests, the center provides a concert experience sure to please. But the center offers much more than the concert experience. Since residents like to keep fit and be pampered, The Ranch Fitness Center offers a world class spa. It includes a full service, luxury salon and a state of the art fitness center. The latter provides top notch cardiovascular and strength training.
Since active adults want to be stimulated, Master the Possibilities, a nonprofit lifelong learning center, was designed to allow residents to continue their education and learn new pursuits. The center offers cutting edge classes in several hundred fields of study throughout the year. Included are academic and special interests, fine arts and crafts, health and wellness, computer training, and culinary classes. Most classes are free to residents or require a nominal fee to participate.
Since everyone loves to indulge, an ice cream shop, a deli, and a weekly farmer’s market with fresh locally grown produce serve residents at the Commons. However, The Town Square is the focal hub. It hosts live entertainment every Friday and Saturday evening. Most also enjoy relaxing, so The Town Square offers a stage gazebo. It provides the perfect location for residents to gather and unwind after a long week.
On Top of the World Ocala FL resales offer the key to this wonderful adult lifestyle.
On Top of the World Ocala FL resales
Since active adults have differing desires, physical abilities and financial resources, a variety of unique floor plans is available. Each home is designed with an active adult lifestyle in mind. Therefore, home buyers can choose from a variety of maintenance free single family homes and attached villas here. They range from 1,000 to over 3,000 square feet in living space. Home buyers will also appreciate that each home offers elements designed to enhance safety and economy. They will find concrete block, steel stud, and stucco construction and innovative techniques to lower energy costs incorporated in OTOW homes.
On Top of the World Ocala FL resales are found in two distinct communities, with several neighborhoods to choose from in each. Prices vary to fit various budgets and desired conveniences. Since many residents prefer to leave maintenance to others, the largest section, Meridian Preserve, is the perfect answer. Residents in this community enjoy fully maintained homes and lawns, with costs included in their monthly association dues.
However, for those who prefer a more luxurious lifestyle, Candler Hills offers an alternative. This is a community of elegant and stylish estate homes nestled in a gated environment. Homes have an intimate, upscale appeal and gorgeous golf course views. Also, residents of Candler Hills enjoy exclusive use of their community center, an ideal place to gather with friends and mingle with neighbors. Residents of both communities are able to enjoy the 250,000 sq. ft. of other amenities located at On Top of the World in Ocala.
On Top of the World Lifestyle
Since active adults need activities to keep them from being bored, OTOW offers an amazing array of fun things to do. You will experience a lifestyle here that is rarely matched by other active adult communities. There are over 175 organized clubs and interest groups here, so residents have every opportunity to keep busy and socially active all year long. Additionally, there is a wide selection of community activities, events, and classes offered by OTOW.
On Top of the World Ocala FL resales give you access to our rapidly growing, exciting municipality!
With everything the community has to offer, you might never feel the need to leave. But for those wishing to venture out, the surrounding area has much to offer. There are several nearby conveniences accessible via golf cart, including two grocery stores, a post office, several restaurants, retail shops, and banks. The community also offers bus service to several other nearby shopping areas.
There are many exciting attractions surrounding this 55+ community. Downtown Ocala offers great shopping and restaurants. Silver Springs Park is one of the oldest attractions in Florida. Here you will find the glass bottom boat rides which have entertained visitors for over fifty years. Also, Rainbow River State Park in Dunnellon offers gorgeous nature trails and year round swimming in the 72 degree clear waters of natural springs.
Since “variety is the spice of life”, OTOW is just ten miles away from The Florida Horse Park which offers rodeos, tractor pulls and 4H shows. Also, the Kennedy Space Center, Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios are reachable by car in less than 90 minutes. Of course the Tampa and Orlando airports are nearby as well, making destinations around the world easily within reach. On Top of the World in Ocala is truly an outstanding active adult community.
On Top of the World Amenities
Since our residents want to keep busy and have fun, the recreation center and hobby building are open to all, as is the Arbor Club and the Conference Center. Each offers amazing activities and facilities.
The Recreation Center offers a Group Exercise Room, Steam Rooms & Saunas, Whirlpools, and Locker Rooms. It also boasts a restaurant , a library, a meeting room, and 1,500 seat ballroom. Other facilities include the Golf Shop, an Outdoor Pool & Spa, two Racquetball Courts and twelve Pickleball Courts. But the list doesn’t end there. Here you will also find eight Shuffleboard Courts, a Basketball Court, Horseshoe Pits, Mini Golf, and a Softball Field. Completing the list are a Picnic Pavilion, a Dog Park and Gardening Plots.
Of course, active adults also want opportunities to socialize and be creative. Therefore, The Craft Building provides spaces for arts & crafts and other recreational activities. Here you can enjoy a card room, a billiards room, an arts & crafts studio, a woodworking shop, and a meeting room.
Arbor Club & Conference Center
Here OTOW provides an outstanding Fitness Center, Locker Rooms, an Olympic sized Indoor Pool, and an Aerobics & Dance Studio. It also offers a Ballroom, an Outdoor Pool & Spa, six Ten-Ply Plexicushion Tennis Courts and four Bocce Ball Court.
Candler Hills Community Center
Since members like to socialize, OTOW provides opportunities to do so at this community center. However, it is open only to residents of Candler Hills neighborhood. Facilities include a Card Room, a Catering Kitchen and an Indoor Lounge. It also offers a Ballroom, a Meeting Room, an Outdoor Pool & Spa, and an Outdoor Fire Pit here.
Indigo East Community Center
Since you may prefer exclusivity, OTOW tries to accommodate. Therefore, Indigo East Community Center is open to residents of Indigo East neighborhood only. It offers A Clubhouse, a Fitness Center and three Social Gathering Rooms and an Aerobics Studio. A Catering Kitchen, an Outdoor Pool & Spa, an Outdoor Patio and Walking Trails are available to residents too.
Circle Square Commons
Because residents want a wide array of options, the developers created Circle Square Commons. This entertainment and social hub is open to residents and the public. Enjoy learning at the exciting Master the Possibilities Education Center. Relax or get invigorate at the fitness center and spa. Appreciate the On Top of the World Design Studio. Socialize at the Circle Square Cultural Center. Have lunch with friends at Sid’s Coffee Shop & Deli and top it off with a cone at Mr. B’s Big Scoop Ice Cream Shop. Gather and have fun in the Town Square. Also, TV and internet provided by Bridgenet Communications are available to all homes in this planned unit development.
On Top of the World Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes
OTOW offers a wide choice of activities to purchasers of On Top of the World Ocala FL resales. In fact, your choice is so wide and inclusive that you will have to be very selective. After all, there are only twenty four hours in a day. However, you are also encouraged to form your own group if your favorite is not on the list.
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