Ocala Neighborhoods, Retirement Communities & Schools


Our area is home to several great primary and secondary schools. The Marion County school system includes 30 elementary schools, eight middle schools and high schools, four charter schools, one community technical & adult education center, and one exceptional education school.

You can learn more about the Marion County school system here.
Or check out our blog on Marion County schools here.

Autumn Oaks is the perfect place to find your next home.

Ocala’s Neighborhoods

The Arbors

A gated community located off of Maricamp Road that provides updated, spacious, and stylish homes.


A private, upscale, gated community in South Ocala where the majority of the properties are beautiful Arthur Rutenburg homes.

Carriage Hill

A  peaceful, quiet, gated community located near shopping, dining, great schools, and award-winning hospitals.


This elegantly-developed, royalty inspired neighborhood has unique and well-designed homes.

El Dorado

This private, gated community is focused on higher-end luxury homes and exemplifies horse-country style with shady oaks and scenic farm lands.

Fore Ranche

Prices in the community range from $80,000 – $200,000, from townhouse to free-standing homes. Fore Ranch boasts country club amenities and nearby shopping at Heathbrook Shopping Center.

Ocala Historic District

This beautiful neighborhood offers renovated historic homes, tree lined streets, and closeness to the wealth of activities always available in downtown Ocala.


A private gated community located in south Ocala, very close to Paddock Mall, shopping, and dining.

Trilogy at the Ocala Preserve

Trilogy offers premier Central Florida living with exceptional golf and resort amenities.

Laurel Run

A lovely gated community with a pool and lit sidewalks. Amenities include convenient shopping, schools, and medical offices.

Looking for an active adult community? On Top of the World could be the one for you!

Ocala Area Retirement Communities

Del Web-Stone Creek

Located in the heart of Florida, Del Webb Stone Creek offers retirement living nestled in the gentle rolling hills, and mossy oaks of Ocala.

Laurel Wood

This is one of Ocala’s exclusive gated neighborhoods and is conveniently close to hospitals, shopping, and schools.

On Top of the World

On Top of the World Communities is an award-winning, family-owned building and land development company and remains the oldest privately-owned land developer in the state of Florida.

Oak Run Country Club

Award-winning Oak Run is one of Central Florida’s most loved active adult communities where retirees can enjoy horse country living in style.

Ocala Palms

Ocala Palms Golf & Country Club is a beautiful community in a serene setting that artfully blends the peaceful charm of country life, the stated elegance of a country club, and the conveniences of a thriving city.

Silver Meadows

Silver Meadows is a diverse community in the heart of Marion County that blends the charm of Ocala farmland with the rustic tranquility of the nearby Ocala National Forest.

Woodland Villages

Woodland Village offers gated privacy and diverse housing from condos, patio homes, to estate homes. The neighborhood is centrally located to hospitals, shopping, parks, and golf courses. Its amenities include tennis courts, swimming pool with side cabana and a clubhouse.