About On Top of the World Ocala
On Top of the World 55+ Community is a beautiful and quiet gated adult living subdivision located in SW Ocala located in zip code 34481. In addition to being gated the homes for sale On Top of the World Ocala also has a guard posted at the entrance for added safety and security along with a clubhouse with amenities such as a workout room, swimming pool, steam room, craft room, library and much more. It’s close to nearby shopping, Enjoy browsing all homes for sale On Top of the World Community and when you find one you’d like, Contact us via text or phone at 352-254-5255. If you have a home to sell, use the home value estimator and contact us for a personal valuation.
On Top of the World is a golf cart community so bring your golf cart and be careful on the streets; in order to purchase in this community you must have a down payment of at least 20% with conventional financing or of course cash. You have access to doctors, dentists, restaurants, shopping, concerts, golf and of course all the amenities all from the convenience of your golf cart.
How much are the HOA Fees in On Top of the World, Candler Hills or Indigo East? Just click out to our convenient HOA Fee chart to see all the details: https://ocalarealtyexperts.com/locations/marion-county/ocala-homes-for-sale/ocala-55-community-hoa-fees/
When shopping On Top of the World homes for sale you need to understand what the HOA Fee includes: 3 gates, guard at each gate, multiple amenity centers, fitness centers, activity clubs, dog parks, archery range, tennis courts, bocce courts, indoor and heated outdoor pools, racquetball courts and so much more! Want to join in on the fun with community? You’ll never be at a loss of what to do with all the various clubs such as quilting, cooking, golf, pickle ball, travel, cars, motorcycles and even more, you’ll only be at a loss of how to schedule it all into your day!
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Community Centers at OTOW
On Top of the World 55+ is truly a community with a lot to do! There are multiple areas that members can go for entertainment, fitness, dining, hobby and pleasure.
The Health & Recreation Center is one of the main centers. Inside, you’ll find 2 racquetball courts (that they sometimes setup for wallyball as well), fitness equipment, men and women’s locker rooms that each of a sauna and spa, a ball room used for banquets, dances and much more, a restaurant called The Pub, an outdoor heated pool and access to one of the clubhouses for golf. Best of all the entire building is run by solar energy! The Center is located at 9030 SW 99th Street Rd and is accessible for all members of On Top of the World 55+ community and Candler Hills. Also available at this location are tennis courts, bocce courts, mini golf and much more!!
Dog Parks: There are 3 dog parks located inside the gates of OTOW, pets are family here, so bring your furry friends!
In a couple years (2022 is what I hear) there will be a new amenity center similar to The Lodge that’s located and available for use by Candler Hills members only being built for OTOW members to use.
The Arbors: This is a multi-building community center available for use by all members that has a billiards room (12 tables) and other games, a music room where you might learn how to play guitar, bocce courts, tennis courts, fitness center with state of the art equipment, an indoor and outdoor pool plus a jacuzzi tub and more! The Arbors is located at 10060 SW 94th St.
Veterans Park: a beautiful park built to honor veterans and it includes archery, a dog park, basketball courts and more!
Hobby Building: located at 9125 SW 98th St includes a large wood working shop, a library (honor system) that has books, puzzles and movies, a room for the model railroaders club, an art room and more!
RC Hobbyists: OTOW includes a large field and runways for RC Planes, RC Cars and drones. Honestly, it’s more than a hobby here!
Other activities to be found on site include: softball field, driving range, horse shoes, cornhole, car club and just about any other imaginable hobby!
Are Dogs / Pets Allowed in On Top of the World Ocala?
Yes, On Top of the World has multiple dog parks located inside the property so bring your furry family members!
Can I use all the amenity centers at On Top of the World?
Some of the amenity centers such as The Lodge located inside of OTOW are for use by Candler Hills residents (members) only.
Do I own the land in On Top of the World?
On Top of the World (not Candler Hills or Indigo East) is a land-lease community meaning you don’t own the land, you sign a 99 year lease when you purchase in there. The lawn care is then provided as part of your HOA fee. When you sell, the new owner gets the balance of the lease.
What happens after the 99 years is up?
It’s being assumed by residents that the lease would be renewed when up.
Why did they lease the land and not just sell it?
The best answer I’ve heard for this is that when the community was started, the lease allowed them access to the property to do the maintenance such as landscaping, painting and repairs.
Are any of the outdoor pools heated?
Yes, bring your suit, you can swim year round!
Are fences allowed?
Yes, they have to be approved by the HOA and only the small picket fences (4 ft vinyl) not big tall privacy fences and in some areas the green chain link fences are allowed. Call us for more details.
Is RV Parking available for the homes for sale on top of the world Ocala?
Yes and they’re currently building a brand new covered RV facility. Each space can be rented and it’s first come first served.
Are Storage Units Available?
Yes, storage units can be found on the property and rented monthly on a first come first served basis. Additional storage units are being built located by the new covered RV parking area.
Does On Top of the World have a CDD?
Indigo East is the only community that had a CDD. They no longer have one but do still have an annual maintenance and operation bill currently in the amount of $477 per year.
Is water and sewer included in the monthly HOA fee?
Water and sewer are both billed separately by Bay Laurel.
How old do you need to be to live in On Top of the World?
On Top of the World is a 55+ age restricted community which means at least one person on the deed has to be 55. There is a possibility for exception at 54 1/2.