Courses: The Tortoise & The Hare, The Links, Candler Hills
If you are looking for a community to play golf where you live, you came to the right place. On Top of the World, Ocala, Florida’s premier active adult community is your “hole in one.”
A True Golfers Paradise
Featuring 54 holes on 3 courses, On Top of the World has plenty of challenging fairways to swing your clubs. The Tortoise & The Hare and The Links are both par-72, private 18-hole courses open to residents and their guests. Even better, there are no initiation fees or club minimums.
Candler Hills Golf Club, our third course, is semi-private. With its Palm Springs-style landscape, a state-of-the-art practice facility and the longest par 5 in Florida at 669 yards, Candler Hills is not your typical Florida golf course. The golf club also features a full driving range and well-stocked pro shop.
The Perfect Central Florida Location
Ocala, Florida is ranked as one of the top retirement cities for active-adults in the country. Noted for its beautiful year-round weather, tranquil landscapes and an extremely low cost of living, Ocala is full of peaceful, laid back options for every lifestyle.
Moving to Ocala truly places you in the heart of Florida. Major cities like Tampa and Orlando, and the incredible beach towns of Clearwater and Daytona are just a short drive away. Other notable locations such as St. Petersburg, Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral and the Walt Disney World Resort are about an hour’s drive away.
Locally, Ocala/Marion County is known as the Horse Capital of the World. Other local attractions include museums, live theater and art galleries, shopping venues, restaurants and quaint shops for antiquing.
Amenities And Activities To Keep You As Busy As You Want
You don’t have to go far to enjoy living at On Top of the World. With over 188 acres of outdoor amenities that includes swimming pools, tennis and pickleball courts, softball, outdoor fitness parks, dog parks and over 17 miles of walking and biking trails, there is no better place to enjoy the outdoors. There is even a private 14-acre flying field with a 600’x150’ grass runway for radio controlled model airplanes. The R/C club, founded by residents, has grown to be one of the nation’s largest model-aircraft groups with over 150 members.
And the fun doesn’t stop there! With over 175 resident clubs, there is always something going on. At On Top of the World, you are only bored when you want to be.
Another favorite past-time for residents is to attend continuing education classes at the nationally recognized Master the Possibilities not-for-profit lifelong learning center. A diverse course curriculum of over 1,300 classes and presentations are offered each year, many of which are free to residents.
Home Options And Designs For All Budgets
What makes living On Top of the World so attractive to so many is the community’s incredible value. With five different home series ranging from quaint cottages to expansive estate homes with 3-car garages, there is a home for every lifestyle and budget.
If you are looking to downsize, the Cottage and Carriage Series homes are for you. Featuring four different floorplans, these 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2-car garage homes are charming while still offering everything you need to live comfortably.
If you are looking for a little more room, the Classic Series is a perfect option. With 5 floorplans, the Classic homes offer 2 or 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garages and plenty of space for entertaining friends and family.
Ready to simplify your life? Then the Premier Series is for you. All homes in this series are maintenance-free, meaning you have no responsibilities for exterior lawn care or building maintenance as all that is taken care of for you. Offering 8 different floorplans, each home includes extra flex space for an office, study or game room, and oversized garages to park your golf cart!
Our largest collection of homes, known as the Estate Series, features 6 floorplans with 3 bedrooms, flex room, 2 or 3 baths and 3-car garages. All estate homes are located in the exclusive community of Candler Hills and are situated on oversized 80’ homesites, many of which offer beautiful golf or preserve views. Here, residents have use of The Lodge, our new 18,000 sq. ft clubhouse which features ballroom, card rooms, and a resort-style pool overlooking the 5th fairway of the Candler Hills golf course.
Sold your current home and looking to move quickly? On Top of the World has a selection of move-in-ready homes that are available for immediate (or near immediate) occupancy in several different neighborhoods.
With all of these choices it’s easy to see why it is easy to find the perfect home at On Top of the World for any taste, budget and lifestyle.
Standard Home Features That Are Truly Efficient
With On Top of the World you get more than just a great home to live in. You also get an energy-efficient home that saves you money. Features like concrete block construction, high levels of insulation, and low-E glass insulated double-pane windows provide everyone in the home with comfortable indoor temperatures, few drafts and reduced outside noise.
And now, On Top of the World offers solar-powered homes, which significantly reduce electric bills by utilizing natural, solar energy.
To take home convenience one step further, On Top of the World recently partnered with Amazon to offer wireless components that turn your home into a SmartHome! Featuring Amazon Alexa™ you can adjust your homes temperature, control your lighting, open your garage door, run your irrigation timer, see who’s at your front door, stream Netflix – and so much more, right from your smartphone!
Live the Lifestyle
For just $149 you can live the lifestyle before you buy. Take advantage of our World Tour Adventure, a 3 day, 2-night stay where you can enjoy all the endless indoor and outdoor recreational fun and amenities the community has to offer.
Don’t imagine it. Come see why On Top of the World is consistently voted one of Where to Retire magazines “50 best master-planned communities in the U.S.” Once you visit, you will want to make your move and join in on the fun.
Currently priced from the $160’s to over $400,000 this truly a one-of-a-kind community is the best place in Florida for active-adults to call home. Call today for more information at 866-228-5878 or visit OnTopOfTheWorld.com.
Welcome to On Top of the World!