Stonecrest is a 55+ community in Summerfield, Florida that offers new and resale homes. This active adult community is slated to have 2,200 homes among the rolling hills in Marion County. There are a wide variety of floor plan options from which to choose and plenty of recreational activities to keep homeowners busy all year long.
Stonecrest is an amenity-rich community that lets homeowners live a carefree lifestyle. Residing next to neighbors who share the same hobbies and interests allows residents to be more social and active within the neighborhood. Homeowners live close to many stores, restaurants, medical facilities and entertainment attractions making this an ideal active adult community in Central Florida.
Stonecrest features plenty of amenities that will entertain residents in the community. A 7,000 square-foot clubhouse known as Crest Club offers most of the recreation and physical activities for active adults. The Crest Club features a fitness center, indoor lap pool, craft room, game room, card room, meeting room, billiards room, catering kitchen, computer room, and library.
The Stonecrest Community Center is another building adjacent to the Crest Club that offers plenty of space for large meetings, parties or staged performances. The community center has a large performance stage, lighting and sound systems, and men's and women's dressing rooms. A catering kitchen is also on-site for preparing meals for an event.
Just outside of the Crest Club, residents can find more great amenities. They can enjoy the resort-style pool and spa, spacious patio, two bocce ball courts, eight pickleball courts, six shuffleboard courts, two tennis courts, two horseshoe pits, a softball field, and pavilion. There is also a Veterans Memorial which is a great spot for remembering America's heroes in a quiet park-setting. Residents can also take scenic strolls along the community's walking trails. Other outdoor amenities include a pool and four pickleball courts in the East Ridge neighborhood and an outdoor pool in the Meadows neighborhood.
The Stonecrest Country Club is another great facility for golfers. It has a golf pro shop, on-site restaurant, driving range, and practice putting green. The semi-private 18-hole championship golf course and 9-hole executive par 3 course are great for players at any skill level.
Stonecrest Homes & Real Estate
Construction started in 1989 by Oriole Homes but was later acquired by Armstrong in 1997. At completion, 2,200 single-family homes are expected to make up this 55 and over community. Homesites are 1/4 acre in size and many homes are located on the golf course. Houses range in sizes from 1,238 to 2,243 square feet. Homes typically feature two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms and a two to three-car garage.
There are a variety of models offered in the community on a new and resale basis. Homes built by Oriole Homes are available on a resale-only basis. Homes built by Armstrong are available as new construction or resale. One of the highly coveted attributes of this community is the ability for homebuyers to make semi-custom changes to their home. Some of the existing homes for resale have screened in porches and pools, golf course or open farm views, brick driveways, or three-car garages. Association dues are fairly reasonable. However, homeowners have the option of having their homesites fully maintained for additional fees.
This 55+ community provides a laid-back, rural atmosphere with easy access to everyday needs, as close as right across the street. While residents definitely enjoy a desirable country club lifestyle and golfing is a major appeal, there are many other ways to spend the days. A full-time activities director is on-hand to make sure the ballroom sees plenty of social events. In addition, there are a variety of clubs to join, such as aerobics, billiards, book, bridge, bunco, canasta, computers, cooking, horseshoes, Mah Jongg, pickleball, photography, singles, softball, tennis and more.
Stonecrest is located in Summerfield, FL and is within 15 minutes of Oklawaha River, Lady Lake, and Ocala Forest, where residents can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, hunting, and camping. Silver Springs Park and the quaint lakefront towns of Leesburg and Mount Dora are only 20 minutes away and provide additional options for local entertainment and shopping. Beach lovers will enjoy having the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coast beaches only an hour-and-a-half away. When the grandchildren come to visit, Orlando is just 90 minutes away and is the perfect destination to enjoy Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and Busch Gardens. Active adults will never get bored with the wide variety of amenities and nearby attractions in Marion County.
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