Ocala Florida Golf Course Communities
Golflink.com ranks Ocala as number 8 in Florida golf destinations. The Ocala area has the second lowest median home price in Florida. You can buy a home on a golf course here for under $200,000.00! Below are several Ocala golf course communities as well as others in near by Dunnellon and Summerfield.
Candler Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole, semi private, par 72 course. Candler Hills is a gated 55+ community located in SW Ocala and was built in the last few years.The homes are concrete block and from 1500 to 2300 sq ft of living area. Candler Hills has a pool, club house, health spar and restaurant in addition to the golf course. Prices for resale homes are from the mid $100′s range up to the high $200′s. For more info about homes in Candler Hills visit my blog.
Golden Hills Golf and Turf Club is one of the Ocala areas finest golf courses. It hosted the 2009 U.S Women’s Mid Amateur Championship. This is a private, 18 hole, par 72 course. The adjacent Golden Hills community consists mostly of homes built in the 1980′s with some newer and older homes.The homes are from 2,000 to over 4,000 sq ft of living area. Prices are from the mid $200′s up to the mid $400′s. HOA fees are less than $100 a year.Golden Hills is not gated or 55+.
Country Club of Ocala is a private, 18 hole, par 72 course. The Country Club of Ocala is a very upscale gated community in SW Ocala. Homes here start at around $500,000 & go into the 2 million dollar range. This is one of the areas finest communities with huge homes on large 1 plus area lots.
Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club is a private, 18 hole, par 72 course. Some of the holes here are copied from famous courses around the world such as Augusta, St. Andrews and others. Golden Ocala is a large, gated and very upscale community that is divided into different neighborhoods, each with a different character and price point. Homes here start at over $500,000 and go to over 4 million.
Juliette Falls is an 18 hole, semi private, par72 course. It is located about 40 minutes west of Ocala in Dunnellon. Golf magazine has chosen Juliette Falls as one of its top 10 new courses.The Juliette Falls community is very upscale gated community with homes starting over $500,000 and going to 2 million. It is not 55+.
Lake Diamond is an 18 hole, semi private, par 72 course. It is located in the SilverSprings Shores area just east of Ocala. The Lake Diamond community consists of newer block homes from about 1800 to 3000 sq ft of living area. Prices here can be as low as $100,000 for a foreclosure in need of work and up to $300,000 for a pool home with a golf course view. Lake Diamond is not 55+. The HOA fee here is around $80 per month.
Oak Run is a huge gated 55+ community in SW Ocala. Oak Run has the Royal Oaks, an 18 hole, semi private, par 72 course. Oak Run is a very large community of several thousand homes built from the mid 1980′s to the present. Homes here run from modest, older, frame houses with vinyl siding to modern upscale block homes on the golf course. Prices vary by the size and age of the homes as well as where it is located.Oak Run is divided into neighborhoods,each with different style homes in different price ranges, with different HOA fees and services. Oak Run, in addition to golf, has extensive recreational facilities such as multiple fitness centers, indoor and out door pools and 2 restaurants, all within minutes of shopping and hospitals. For more info on Oak Run including a lot of images see my blog post.
On Top of the World has 2 private, 18 home golf courses, the Links and the Tortoise and the Hare. The On Top of the World comunity dates back to 1982 and they are still building. This is an enormous gated 55+ community in SW Ocala. On Top of the World has extensive amenities. To see more about homes in On Top of the World see my blog post.
Ocala Palms Golf Course is an 18 hole, semi private, par 72 course located in NW Ocala. Ocala Palms is not a 55+ community, it is an adult 21+ community. Homes here vary greatly in size and price. This is a gated community with a club house, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and more. To see more about Ocala Palms visit my blog post.
Rainbow Springs Country Club is an 18 hole, semi private, par 72 course located in Dunnellon about 45 minutes west of Ocala. There is also a separate 9 hole, par 36 course. The Rainbow Springs Country Club is not gated and is not 55+. The community consists of block homes from 1300 to almost 4,000 sq ft of living area. Prices are from around $100,000 to the mid $300′s. HOA fees are minimal. There is a fitness center in the club house with a restaurant, pool and tennis. Many homes here are available with pools unlike many other golf course communities. See my blog post on Rainbow Springs Country Club for more info.
Spruce Creek Preserve is an 18 hole, public, par 71 course in Dunnellon just west of Ocala. This course is nicer than you would expect for a public course combined with moderately priced homes. The Spruce Creek Preserve community is a mix of frame constructed homes, some with siding and others with stucco. This is a gated 55+community with a very nice club house and large pool. Prices are reasonable from $90,000 to around $180,000. HOA fee varies by the home. For more about the Spruce Creek Preserve community see my blog.
Spruce Creek Golf and Country Club centers around the Eagle Ridge Golf Course south of Ocala in Summerfield Florida. Eagles Ridge is actually 4 separate and different 9 hole courses. The Spruce Creek Golf and Country Club is a large Del Webb development. The houses here are from 1100 to 2500 sq ft of living area and can be of either frame or block construction. Prices range from$100,000 to $300,000. The community is gated, 55+, with a huge club house and fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts and much more. See my blog post for more info about Spruce Creek Golf and Country Club.
Spruce Creek South is another Del Webb community that centers around the Links at Spruce Creek Golf course. The Links at Spruce Creek is 3 nine hole courses that can be played in combinations of two for an 18 hole round. Spruce Creek South is a gated, 55+ community which is located south of Ocala in Summerfield Fl. The homes here can be either frame with vinyl siding or concrete block. Sizes range from as small as 800 sq ft living up to a little over 2000 sq ft. Prices are from as low as $60,000 to around $175,000. HOA fee is around $15. Spruce Creek South has a club house, pool and other amenities.
Stone Creek is an 18 hole, public, par 72 course located in SW Ocala. This is a new course built in 2008. The Stone Creek community is a new development still under construction by Pulte homes. These are block homes from approximately 1500 to 2500 sq ft of living and priced from $150,000 to $275,000. Stone Creek is a gated 55+ community with a very nice club house with all the expected amenities and a very large pool. HOA fees are around the $175 per month range here. For more info about the Stone Creek community visit my blog.
Stonecrest Golf Club is an 18 hole, public, par 72 course located in Summerfield Fl, about 20 minutes south of Ocala. The Stonecrest community is gated and 55+. Homes here are from 1200 sq ft of living up to about 2800. There are both frame and block construction with most houses being frame and stucco. Prices range from $125,00 up to the mid $300′s. Amenities include a club house fitness center, tennis, indoor and outdoor pools and even a fishing pond. HOA fees are around $100 per month.
SummerGlen Golf Course is an 18 hole, public, par 72 course. Although it is listed as a public course, Summer Glen is actually owned by the residents who choose to participate in their equity program. This is unlike most Ocala golf communities where the developer or a third party has ownership. Summer Glen is a gated 55+ community. Homes here range from 1500 sq ft of living up to 2500. Prices are from mid $100′s to the mid $200′s. HOA fees are around $125 per month.There is a very nice club house with a fitness center, a huge outdoor pool, tennis and more.See my blog for even more Summerglen info and images.
A complete list Ocala area golf courses from GolfLink.com.
This page is intended to give a broad overview of Ocala area golf communities. The prices, fees and other statistics here are intended as ball park estimates. They are not exact and are subject to change. I did not include the Villages or the Lady Lake area as I don’t work in those areas.