The Villages of Orange Blossom Gardens and Silver Lake are located deep in Central Florida’s Lake County. These neighborhoods are part of The Villages – the biggest master-planned golf and retirement community in the world – and consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing communities in the United States.
Golf homes for sale in the Villages of Orange Blossom Gardens and Silver Lake are a mix of modest single-family homes and golf estate villas belonging to a mix of full-time and seasonal residents. Options to choose from include one to three-bedroom patios, courtyard villa, cottage house, palatial veranda, and designer homes, alongside premier golf estates with three to four bedrooms. These properties range in size from 1,100-square feet to more than 3,500-square feet and priced accordingly from approximately $200,000 to more than $1,000,000.
Once golf home buyers become residents, they will immediately receive a resident keycard, allowing them to use all the amenities and activities in The Villages. So, no matter where they live or the price they pay for their golf property, they are eligible to use all the amenities in the community. However, added premiums will allow them to have a golf course or water view, or even a conservation area at the back of their chosen golf property.
Rolling hills and tall oaks welcome golf home buyers to the Village of Orange Blossom Gardens, while the Silver Lake Village is closer to shopping, while still offering plenty of fun amidst large oaks and mature landscaping. Just some of the nearest amenities to these Villages include the Paradise Recreation Center which has bocce, softball, basketball, horseshoes, tennis and even fishing. The Hilltop swimming pool is also a popular spot for many residents to meet, especially in the summer months.
For golfers, the Silver Lake Executive Course has been a favorite of residents for years, and the recreation center offers billiard tables for fun inside, and tennis courts to help residents stay active on the outside. Also found at Silver Lake, the Southside pool is another favored spot for residents who want to relax, read a book and bask in the sun. Silver Lake is also close to the famous golf car bridge and all the shops and fun located in and around the Spanish Springs Town Square.
Orange Blossom Hills Golf and Country Club is the closest country club facility to the Villages of Orange Blossom Gardens and Silver Lake. Residents of Orange Blossom Gardens can also enjoy the Hill Top Executive Golf Course, a 9-hole golf course that offers rolling terrain and panoramic vistas, while Silver Lake residents also have the 9-holes of the Silver Lake Executive Golf Course right next door. Amenities at the Orange Blossom Hills Golf and Country Club’s championship facility includes a practice area and teaching pro, as well as a golf shop and an excellent clubhouse bar and restaurant. Orange Blossom Hills’ historic restaurant serves an eclectic menu of mouthwatering recipes. Other restaurants near the Villages of Orange Blossom Gardens and Silver Lake include Amerikanos Grille, First Watch, Chicken Salad Chick, and Chili's.
The Villages has three town squares, with Spanish Springs being the nearest to the Villages of Orange Blossom Gardens and Silver Lake. This town square is the oldest and has a distinct style paying tribute to the early Spanish settlers in Florida. Here residents can find a variety of restaurants, entertainment and shops. The Spanish Square is also the location of The Villages radio station, WBLG 640 AM, and its performance arts theater, which hosts Broadway musicals and famous performers. The center of the square is a great place to meet and greet friends with live music every night.
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