On Top of the World
On Top of the World is a premier, award-winning 55+ retirement community designed for active lifestyles filled with recreation, culture, learning, and social connection. Beautifully designed, energy efficient homes, a thriving amenity-rich community, and a top-notch lifestyle experience are just a few of the reasons On Top of the World attracts residents from all over the country.
On Top of the World is one of Florida’s oldest privately-owned communities. For over 65 years, they have mastered the art of designing and managing an active senior community that maintains a quiet, intimate feel. Residents can choose from maintenance-free living that includes exterior home maintenance, trash and recycling, lawn care and internet, or owner-maintained properties with a variety of floor plans.
Whether you enjoy a busy social and activity calendar or a quieter pace that gives you time to enjoy all your favorite hobbies, On Top of the World makes it easy to build the life you always dreamed of. Residents can take advantage of fitness centers, an exclusive clubhouse with pool and spa, an outdoor fire pit and pavilion, a spacious lounge and ballroom, an active community center, several dining facilities, and a variety of recreational facilities including golf, tennis, softball, racquetball, bocce, pickleball, horseshoes, mini golf, basketball courts, and the R/C flying field. You’ll also enjoy exploring 175+ hobby and interest clubs, lifelong learning classes and lectures, and the beautiful walking and biking trails.
With three golf courses, a private golf club, a driving range, a practice facility, and a pro shop, golf enthusiasts will find everything they need to enjoy the game. On Top of the World offers both men’s and ladies’ golf associations and tournaments, and residents can improve their game with clinics and lessons from PGA and LPGA professionals. The Candler Hills Golf Course is home to the Ocala Open professional golf tournament which raises money for charity each year.
If you love miniature aircraft, you’ll be in your element at On Top of the World’s private R/C airplane flying field, drone course, and R/C car racetrack. Members can take part in the action on the 600’ X 50’ asphalt runway or grass runway, and will look forward to participating in special events including regional fly-ins that attract hundreds of enthusiasts.
If you’ve always wanted to learn to paint, understand history, or brush up on a topic of interest, you’ll find hundreds of courses and lectures to choose from in the Master the Possibilities Lifelong Learning Education Center. With over 150 instructors and as many as 900 offerings per semester, there is something for everyone to explore.
Amenities & Features
The On Top of the World retirement community is centrally located in Ocala, where you’ll enjoy outdoor recreation, local dining, nearby historic towns, and more. It is also conveniently situated near health facilities and shopping destinations, and close to several beaches and major cities including Orlando, Tampa, and Gainesville.
Make Your Retirement Dreams Come True at On Top of the Worlds
Whatever you imagined retirement would look like, the Walker Advantage team can help make that dream come true at On Top of the World. We will work with you to consider your unique circumstances and options, and we’ll help you find a home you’ll enjoy for years to come.
We specialize in matching seniors with their ideal homes and retirement communities, and we place the highest priority on your needs and wishes. If you would like to know more about On Top of the World, please give us a call! We will walk you through each step of the process so you can purchase your new home with confidence.