55+ Retirement Community is located about 1 hour from Orlando, 1.5 hours from Tampa, and 30 minutes to Ocala. The Villages' history goes further back than people realize. The Villages was started back in the late 60s by Harold Schwartz and Al Tarrson. It all began in the Historical area referred to as Orange Blossom Gardens. In the 80s The Villages was just 400 homes and passed down to Shwartz's son Garry Morse. Today, in 2020, The Villages has grown to over 60,000 homes and will be doubling in size over then next 5 to 10 years. The Villages has 3 areas, The Historical Villages, The Villages Lifestyle, and The Villages Future. The Historical Villages area includes Spanish Springs and is located between CR466 and CR42 and is the oldest section and you can view the homes for sale at Homes in The Villages® Between CR42 & CR466 Near Spanish Springs Square
. Homes generally start in the $150s and move up in price from there. The Villages Lifestyle area is located between CR466A and CR466 and includes Lake Sumter Landings. Homes start in the $200s and move up to over $1 million and you can view the homes for sale at Homes in The Villages® Between CR466 & CR466A Near Lake Sumter Landings Square
. The Villages Future area includes Brownwood located south of 466A and homes start in the $200s and move up over $1 million and you can view these homes at Homes in The Villages® Between CR466A & CR44 Near Brownwood Square
and Homes in The Villages® South of CR44 Near Brownwood Square
. The Villages has become the #1 planned retirement community in the nation and crosses three counties (Lake, Sumter, and Marion Counties). Feel free to browse The Villages homes listed for sale with the most comprehensive searches set up for you by us. We created our searches the way our customers look for property. The search is also a great reason for you to list your home with our RE/MAX Freedom office for an added exposure to the market. You can find a home in The Villages, FL with RE/MAX Freedom's powerful search tools which include every home on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Whether you are buying or selling, our website has everything you need to find your "Dream Home".