Are you looking at Florida communities and wondering which one to choose? There are plenty to explore and check up on but communities on Florida’s Gulf Coast should be the ones to zero in on. Below are three reasons why you should take advantage of what the Florida Gulf Coast has to offer.

Golf

Florida’s past times include being outside with friends, enjoying the yearlong mild weather and putting a few games to victory! The low cost of golf and easily accessible courses in the Gulf Coast area make the value a hole in one. The courses are challenging, beautiful and impeccably maintained. Mature stands of oak and pine, water features, undulating hills and sand traps provide endless variations of play.

Entertainment

While the perception of Florida is that there is not much more to it than the beach, the Gulf Coast is considered one of the exceptions. Not only are some of the best beaches in the country located here but also a number of cultural offerings including an opera, a variety of art galleries along with historic landmarks, national parks, 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, there are numerous restaurants and places for shopping.

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It’s tax time and while many people don’t look forward to filling out those government forms, Floridians have something to smile about. Florida has no state income tax along with relatively low property taxes and energy costs. Where to Retire Magazine consistently names GlenLakes in Weeki Wachee “One of the Best Places to Retire.” In addition, Ideal-Living magazine calls them a “Top 50 Community.” Paired with GlenLakes large homesites and outstanding portfolio of homes, results in excellent home value.

Sounds good, doesn’t it? Weeki Wachee is on the state’s west coast and offers cultural diversity along with a variety of activities to fit your Florida retirement lifestyle. Nature lovers, fitness aficionados, golfers and those who love an action-packed social life— all call the area home because of GlenLakes. Adjoining the 85,000-acre Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, which borders the Gulf of Mexico, GlenLakes captures everything you love about the Florida 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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