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Why Move to The Villages?

The Sunshine State is well-known for being so tourist-friendly that many visitors head down and just choose to stay. Readers who have found themselves in these boats and are 55 or older might want to check out The Villages Florida. Read on to find out about this amazing retirement community or check out www.talkofthevillages.com to find answers to some frequently asked questions and discover what's going on at The Villages right now.

Perfect Location

The Villages are located around 30 minutes south of Ocala. The 12 districts that comprise The Villages are between 1,000 and 1,500 acres each, so there's plenty of space for all of the amenities residents could possibly need. The Villages boast three downtown squares, six libraries, more than 50 golf courses, and more restaurants than can be counted but those who feel like a night out on the town can also head to Ocala or Orlando.

Pet and Family Friendly

Although younger family members aren't allowed to stay permanently, they're more than welcome to visit. The villages in florida even offer programs that cater to grandchildren. Pets, on the other hand, are more than welcome to stay as long as they would like and The villages have plenty of dog parks, stores, and groomers to accommodate them.

Great Medical Care

This community is served by its own Villages Regional Hospital. The Villages Regional has already begun to receive awards for the work they do and it is constantly improving. In fact, plans are already underway to begin building an entirely new hospital in The Villages, as well.

Low Crime Rate

Crime rates in The Villages are impressively low. In fact, the area boasts one of the lowest rates of both violent and nonviolent crime in any country and is protected by local police, a public safety department, and dedicated community watch members. The Villages' public safety department is also accredited as a fire department.

Events for Singles

It can be difficult for 55+ readers to find communities that cater to singles. The Villages is different, boasting well over 100 different kinds of clubs that cater to single residents and lots of places to meet new people. One of the best places to find out about what's going on around town, more generally, is to visit talk of the villages online to get pointed in the right direction.

Close to the Beach

The Villages are located in Central Florida, but it's only a 30-mile drive to the West coast. Those who would prefer to swim in the open ocean, rather than the gulf, can head just 70 miles East to hit the shore.