Florida 55 Plus Communities with Homes Under $250,000

Florida 55 Plus Communities with Homes Under $250,000

Whether it’s for golf, climate, water, world-renowned attractions, blue skies, sandy beaches, or all of the above...there aren’t many best of lists for retirees that don’t feature Florida at or near the top. But did you know that real estate in The Sunshine State can also be pretty affordable in many of its top 55 plus communities? It’s true, and we’re here to show you around a few of the top Florida 55 plus communities with homes priced at or under $250,000.

Bridgewater at Viera- Melbourne, FL
Homes Starting at $250,000

Bridgewater at Viera affordable Florida real estate

Bridgewater is a resort-style “55 and better” community in the affluent, master-planned city of Viera on Florida’s Space Coast—a region named among National Geographic’s “Best of The World” destinations to visit with families. Each well-appointed home in the community is built by Lennar and features open-plan layouts equipped with the “Everything’s Included” upgrades and luxury fixtures and finishes for which Lennar is known.

Solivita- Kissimmee, FL
Homes Starting at $200,000

Solivita affordable Florida real estate

Here’s a lively and economical 55+ central Florida community located 21 miles south of Walt Disney World. Active adult buyers can choose from an appealing selection of new attached and detached Tuscan-style homes in a dozen distinctive neighborhoods surrounded by lakes, wooded nature preserves, and two golf courses. From tennis courts, an indoor jogging track and multiple swimming and fitness facilities to dozens of social and recreational clubs and a full program of arts, exercise and special-interest classes, homeowners have plenty of options to stay active. 

Shea Homes® at Ocala Preserve- Ocala, FL
Homes Starting at $250,000

Shea Homes Ocala Preserve affordable Florida real estate

This 55+ Florida community features homes well under $250,000 and is set amidst gently rolling hills in the heart of pristine Florida horse country. Buyers have a choice of single-family home designs with 18 floorplans and 8 model homes ranging from approximately 1,276 to 2,224 sq. ft. Then there’s the amenities...In addition to the Tom Lehman and Tripp Davis-designed golf course, residents enjoy access to a signature restaurant with full bar and culinary demonstration kitchen, sports and media room, fitness center, multiple tennis and pickleball courts, bocce ball courts, lap pool and resort pool, spa, trails, and lakeside access.

Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach- Daytona Beach, FL
Homes Starting at $244,500

Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach affordable Florida real estate

Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach is an award-winning 55+ community inspired by the music and lifestyle of singer, songwriter, and best-selling author Jimmy Buffett. Affordable single-family homes, villas, and Conch Cottages feature Key West-style architecture, energy-efficient designs, and premium finishes. Homes are built to provide a low-maintenance lifestyle that allows residents to spend more time doing what they enjoy.

On Top of the World- Ocala, FL
Homes Starting at $180,000

On Top of the World Communities affordable Florida real estate

Each new home here is built with quality, steel reinforced, concrete block construction with all of the distinguishing features you would expect from a premier builder, standard in every home. Over the years, as developments in energy efficiency and sound home construction occur, On Top of the World has been right there to incorporate these features into homes, and here their starting price is under $170,000! Aside from the affordable homes, this 55+ Florida community boasts three championship golf courses, tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, billiards and swimming, as well as lifelong learning opportunities, fitness facilities with active-aging programs, entertainment and social clubs.