Are you looking at Florida communities and wondering which one to choose? Areas on the Nature Coast should be at the top of your list! Citrus Springs on the Nature Coast was named the fourth most affordable retirement market by Florida for Boomers and offers cultural diversity along with a variety of activities to fit your Florida retirement lifestyle.
While the perception of Florida is that there is not much more to it than the beach, the Nature Coast is considered one of the exceptions. Not only are some of the best beaches in the country located here but also numerous national parks, springs and a number of cultural offerings including an opera, a variety of art galleries along with historic landmarks, and an aquarium. John Ringling of the Ringling Bros lived nearby, in Sarasota, and provided the city with its own permanent circus. Along with all of that entertainment value, there are also numerous restaurants and places for shopping.
Hastings, Palatka, and Spring Hill also made the affordable retirement list.
- Hastings – $95,267
- Palatka – $123,295
- Spring Hill – $137,637
- Citrus Springs – $138,473
- Poinciana – $139,526 12
Communities, like GlenLakes in Weeki Wachee, near Citrus Springs are attracting homebuyers with affordable large home sites paired with an outstanding portfolio of home designs, resulting in excellent home value. Where To Retire Magazine consistently names GlenLakes “One of the Best Places to Retire.” In addition, Ideal-Living magazine calls them a “Top 50 Community.”
For nature lovers, fitness aficionados, golfers and those who love an action-packed social life—GlenLakes is it. Adjoining the 85,000-acre Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, which borders the Gulf of Mexico, GlenLakes captures everything to love about a Florida retirement lifestyle: stunning views, championship golf, country club amenities, a secure, immaculately maintained community and captivating home designs, perfect for entertaining and relaxation starting in the $200’s.
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