Active Adult or 55 plus communities in Venice and Sarasota, Florida

55+ or Active Adult Communities Post updated November 2018 55+ communities are now called “Active Adult Communities.” That sounds so much better and doesn’t look so “ooold.” What a relief. The homeowners in such communities now feel a lot younger although the threshold of 55+ remained the same. What happened? What is a 55 or active adult community? As the name suggests, no folks younger than 55 years of age can live in a 55 Plus community. Although, this statement is not 100% correct. The law says that at least […]

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Englewood is one of Florida’s best kept secrets

Englewood Stump Pass

Inexpensive but not Cheap Englewood, Florida, the two county town on the sparkling waters of Lemon Bay, is one of Florida’s best-kept secrets. Approximately 15,000 people live here – and they love it. Englewood is an unincorporated community northwest of Charlotte County and southwest of Sarasota County. It is a quiet community, especially during the summer months, when the snowbirds are gone. You can often read that this community is one of Southwest Florida’s best-kept secrets – a town with that old Florida charm, laid back, with beautiful sandy white beaches, and reasonable […]

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