Ocala Palms

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5174 NW 26th Street, Ocala, Florida 34482 -

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  • Builder:Venture Associates
  • Price Range:$109000 - $370000
  • Home Type:
    Single Family Home
  • Number of Homes:1076
  • New / Resale: Resale
  • Age Restriction:55 & Better
  • Gated:Yes
  • Average Rating:
 
Additional Facts
  • Airport: 39.74 miles
  • Hospital: 5.99 miles
  • City:
    Ocala
  • Home Exterior:

    Stucco
  • SF Range:

    1050 - 2654
  • Lawn Care: Included
  • Featured Amenity: Club House, Fitness Facility, Indoor Pool, Golf Course, Tennis Courts, Outdoor Pool, Basketball Court, Bocce Ball, Scenic Lakes, Ballroom, Billiards, Card Room, Multi Purpose Rooms, Sewing Studio, Hobby & Crafts Room, Library, Horse Shoe Pits, Table Tennis, Shuffle Board, Community Kitchen,

What is Unique about Ocala Palms?

One of the best overall retirement values in the area. While built in the mid 1990 and comprised of over 1000 homes the community is very well maintained. Residents enjoy affordable housing and cheap golf surrounded by mature landscaping and resort amenities. The shops at Foxwood is located just outside the community and has a Publix Supermarket and a few restaurants. 

Life at Ocala Palms Florida

Ocala Palms in Florida is a golf community specifically designed for adults 55 and better. As the name of the community goes, Ocala Palms is where palm trees are literally lined along the streets of this gated retirement neighborhood. Venture and Associates built the community from 1994-1997 yet the design and style never go out of fashion. Homes seem to look like they were just built yesterday. The surrounding landscapes are always trimmed and smell like freshly cut grass. 

There are 1,076 homes in this lovely corner of Ocala, Florida. At the heart of the horse country are rolling hills of grass and several golf courses for the golf aficionados. It is a typical country club style community where residents can enjoy the fresh aura of the suburbia. Single-family homes comprise the area and as far as the residents are concerned, this is a serene place to retire – a dream for every active adult. It is a place where construction is complete and just rustling leaves, chirping birds and friendly chats are heard everywhere. 

Despite the age of the community, it can still boasts a 19,000 square-foot clubhouse. It is where activities are plenty and social gatherings are encouraged. Residents always enjoy the amenities in their main hub. There seem to be always something new for them to enjoy. The number of groups and clubs are plentiful and are designed to  squeeze out the inner talents and passions of the residents. This is a retirement community like no other. Facilities are regularly update    d, maintenance is low, and living is simple and heart-warming. 

As a golf community it features the Ocala Palms Golf Course which is public and visited by people from nearby towns. The 18-hole golf course measures 6,500 yards and rolled with the verdant scenes of waterfalls, oak trees and ponds. Other sports activities include bocce ball and tennis. Residents can also join lifestyle groups to further hone their talents. There is the book club, arts classes, choral group, computer club, regional club, singles club, garden club and a lot more. 

Spending the day can also be equally meaningful over a cup of coffee at the Blanca’s Café. It is a long-time favorite stop to catch up with friends.

The community has so many activities other than golf tournaments and friendly matches. The on-site activities director sees to it that the residents always have something to enjoy. Social gatherings and community recreations are planned by both the activities director and the residents. As a matter of fact, they have a regular newsletter that showcases the recent projects, clubs, events, educational/recreational trips that are scheduled or have taken place in Ocala Palms. 

There are also groups and clubs that make living in Ocala Palms even more appropriate for the active adults. They can join clubs according to their interest. There are dance clubs, art clubs, sports clubs and games clubs to choose from. 

Ocala Palms Homes and Real Estate

Homes in Ocala Palms are spread out in the manicured rolling greens of the community. From a distance, houses are seen amongst the trees and grass that cover the fairways of Ocala Palms – like every place is a golf course. 

At present there are only resale homes available in this quaint retirement community. Interested home buyers can choose from the 5 available collections and should have a budget of $100,000 up to $300,000. The collections are Villa Series, Fairway Series, Master Series, Championship Series and Eagle Series. They have 2-3 bedrooms, 2-3 baths and 2-2.5 car garage. Sizes are from 1,050 sq. ft. up to 2,654 sq. ft. 

Under these collections are different floor plans to choose from. The interested home buyers can browse through for the design that would fit their lifestyle. 

Ocala Palms Area Attractions

Ocala Palms community thrives in the heart of Ocala City where diverse forms of recreation, entertainment, shopping and dining are nearby. Tourists and residents alike flock to the famous spots in Florida that are just few minutes away from this retirement community. A visit to the world-known places like Disney and Universal Studios can simply complete a vacation or a weekend getaway. The Sea World and Ocala National Forest are the best places to visit with grand children and impart the best things about Mother Nature. Or just spend a day driving around Ocala and the family will surely enjoy the countless choices of high-end shops and fine restaurants. 

Industry Expert Review

The community offers an impressive 19,000 SF Clubhouse with a wide array of amenities. Overall this community is about a great lifestyle at a great value with Villa Series homes starting under $100,000. The community is located just 11 miles from Shady International Airport and 5.9 miles from Ocala Regional Medical Center. 

 

Amenities

  • Club House
  • Fitness Facility
  • Indoor Pool
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Courts
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Bocce Ball
  • Scenic Lakes
  • Ballroom
  • Billiards
  • Card Room
  • Multi Purpose Rooms
  • Sewing Studio
  • Hobby & Crafts Room
  • Library
  • Horse Shoe Pits
  • Table Tennis
  • Shuffle Board
  • Community Kitchen
Year Build : 1994
Property/Community Type : Single Family Home
Size Of Community (Number of Units) : 1076
Club House : Yes
Garage : 2 Car
Maintenace Provided : No
Swimming Pool : Owned by Community
Fitness Facility : Owned by Community
Golf Facility(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
Coastal Area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Mountain/foot hills area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Lake Property(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
College Town(College or University Within 15 Mile Radius) : No
Fitness Facility(Within 2 Mile Radius) : Yes
Organized events onsite : Yes

Floor Plans

Floor plans

Villa Series

Price Range: Low $109000 – High $199000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
Travelers 1050 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Windmill 1364 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Floor plans

Fairway Series

Price Range: Low $129000 – High $270000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
Areca Palm 1175 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Date Palm 1349 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Royal Palm 1378 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Floor plans

Master Series

Price Range: Low $199000 – High $370000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
Bamboo Palm 1311 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Fountain Palm 1520 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Lady Palm 1578 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Sabal Palm 1613 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Fiji Palm 1687 2+Den 2 2 Floor Plan View
Spinosa Palm 1794 2 2 2 Floor Plan View
Fan Palm 2120 2 2 2 Floor Plan View

Lifestyle

Ocala Palms is a golf community that has so many activities other than golf tournaments and friendly matches. The on-site activities director sees to it that the residents always have something to enjoy. Social gatherings and community recreations are planned by both the activities director and the residents. As a matter of fact, they have a regular newsletter that showcases the recent projects, educational/recreational trips and events that have taken place in Ocala Palms. There are also groups and clubs that make living in Ocala Palms even more appropriate for active adults. They can join clubs according to their interest. There are dance clubs, art clubs, sports clubs and games clubs to choose from.

  • Regional Clubs
  • Singles Club
  • Computer Club
  • Genealogy Club
  • Garden Club
  • Choral Group
  • Coffee & Donut Socials
  • Social Dinners & Dance
  • Holiday Parties
  • Fly, Cruise & Bus Trips
  • Educational Seminars
  • Fashion Shows
  • Pancake Breakfasts
  • Tap Dancing
  • Modern Dance
  • Line Dancing
  • Square Dancing
  • Ballroom Dancing
  • Dances
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Ceramics
  • Basket Weaving
  • Artist Classes
  • Quilting
  • Bridge
  • Hand & Foot
  • Variety Shows
  • Horseshoes
  • Bunco
  • Pinochle
  • Tennis
  • Billards
  • Bowling
  • Bingo
  • Ping Pong
  • Poker
  • Mah Jongg
  • Bocce Ball
  • Aerobics
  • Clubhouse - 19,000 Sq. Ft.
  • 18-Hole Ocala Palms Golf & Country Club
  • Golf Pro Shop
  • 1/2 Basketball Court
  • Blanca's Cafe
  • 3 Tennis Courts
  • RV Parking
  • Practice Putting Green
  • Practice Driving Range

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