Plantation at Leesburg
4720 Plantation Blvd., Leesburg, Florida 34748
Friendly, Established 55+ Community Not far From Orlando Has Manufactured Homes, Site Built Homes and a Wide Range of Prices
About an hour northwest of the greater Orlando area in east central Florida, the friendly, gated 55+ community of Plantation at Leesburg makes its home. The town of Leesburg has a scenic setting along the banks of Lake Harris, and Plantation at Leesburg has nicely groomed grounds that are dotted with palm trees, waterfalls and ponds.
Begun in 1987 and completed in 2008, Plantation at Leesburg now has more than 2,800 single family homes throughout 30 or more neighborhoods. Some of these are modest while others are more upscale. This development is interesting in that it has both manufactured homes and site built homes. The site built dwellings have a wood frame with a stucco or vinyl exterior or are constructed from concrete blocks. Sizes range from 1,310 square feet to nearly 3,000 square feet, and many of the older homes have designer upgrades. Most residences have a screened-in porch, and some dwellings have a pool. Water and golf course views are common. Prices range from well under $100,000 to the $300,000s. Please check with a Realtor to verify these prices as they may change.
Residents enjoy 24-hour security and a good menu of amenities, including three clubhouses, each with a swimming pool. One pool even has a beach. Tennis courts, two fitness centers, basketball courts, walking trails and two 18 hole golf courses are just a few ways to stay busy.
Plantation at Leesburg also has three lifestyle directors on hand to plan and coordinate nearly 100 groups and activities, including a drama club, a computer club, political clubs, yoga classes, boxing classes and more.
Leesburg is a quiet, unassuming place. It has two colleges, Lake Sumter State College (8,000 students) and tiny Beacon College, which is for students with learning disabilities.
Leesburg Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and is a Primary Stroke Center.
The climate is typical of Florida. Summer temperatures reach into the 90s, and winter temperatures are in the 50s and 60s. The area receives 50 inches of rain per year, on average.
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