Highland Lakes – Active Adult Commmunity

Surrounded by seven small lakes and natural wetlands, Highland Lakes by Pringle Development is a 55+ active adult community in Leesburg in central Florida. The lakes allow for remote control boat racing and catch-and-release fishing. Other ways to enjoy nature at Highland Lakes include three nature trails where residents like to reflect while observing foxes, eagles, and cranes. Many of the plants along the paths are even labeled for easy identification. Other on-site recreation and activity options include over 50 special interest groups and a clubhouse with an activities director.
Despite the tranquil setting, Highland Lakes is located close to the Florida Turnpike to Orlando area or head west to 75 to Tampa area. Not only do residents enjoy the serenity, but also benefit from peace of mind with gated access. With a total of 938 residences, Highland Lakes is just the right size to make many new friends, but to also allow for a sense of privacy when desired.
The large Highland Lakes clubhouse is the proud focal point where many activities are available. Residents have many choices for getting exercise: the fitness room, an indoor walking track, heated indoor pool for year round swimming, outdoor lap pool, and tennis courts. Outdoor options for fun activities include four bocce ball courts, pickle ball courts, a softball field, and eight shuffleboard courts.
Hobbyists have use of a nicely outfitted woodcraft building and craft room with kitchen facilities. Lounge areas include a multi-purpose room and library with billiards. Highland Lakes also provides homeowners with free RV and boat storage.
Homes were built between 1990 and 1999 by Pringle Development and are moderately sized between 1,040 and 1,852 square feet with low monthly homeowner association dues. Buyers can choose from housing inventory with two to three bedrooms, two baths, and one or two-car garages. Since Highland Lakes at Leesburg is an established community, many of the homes have mature, wonderful Florida landscaping that even includes lemon, orange, and grapefruit trees. You can enjoy Florida’s climate on your screened lanai. Layouts feature open floor plans with many having family rooms and dens. The interiors can have skylights, cathedral ceilings, dual vanities and sinks, walk-in closets, and bay windows.
There are many clubs to join, including a Travel Club. In addition, Highland Lakes employs a full-time activities director who keeps things organized. Biking and walking trails wind among the lakes which are accessible to those who like fishing, or simply enjoy aquatic tranquility. Some of the over 50 activity groups residents can partake in are aerobics, bingo, bowling, country line dancing, golf, pickle ball, quilting, and yoga.