Kings Ridge 55 Golf Community
Kings Ridge is an active adult community situated in the hills of Clermont, Florida. This gated 55 and better community features mature landscaping spread throughout 15 intimate neighborhoods. It is located on Highway 27, just three miles south of State Route 50. Kings Ridge Publix shopping plaza is a convenient shopping center with golf cart access, and there are several shopping and dining options just a few miles away from Kings Ridge in Clermont.
Golf is definitely one of the major attractions at Kings Ridge. There are two courses on site: the North course and the South course. Almost half the homes in the active adult community border one of the two 18-hole golf courses. Residents can choose membership for the North course alone, or for both courses. For activities besides golfing, the multi-million dollar clubhouse at Kings Ridge provides many amenities and is always bustling with activity.
Kings Ridge Amenities
The Royal Clubhouse features a fitness center with two exercise rooms that offer health classes such as aquasize, aerobics, Yoga, and flexible strength. Residents can get together for a relaxing game of billiards or cards, or enjoy some arts and crafts in the hobby room. A ballroom sets the stage for professional and neighborhood productions, as well as regularly scheduled social events. Outdoors, residents at Kings Ridge can relax in three pools (two are heated), and two spas. Tennis facilities, shuffleboard, and bocce ball courts are on hand for some friendly competition.
The two golf courses at Kings Ridge can be utilized exclusively by residents three days per week: Mondays are couples day, Tuesdays are for the men, and Wednesdays are set aside for ladies. Golf memberships are available as well as daily fee programs. The 18-hole, par-70 South course was designed by Lloyd Clifton. It is not a very long course, but designed to challenge the golfer to use every club in the bag. The 18-hole, par-57 North course is shorter than the South course and was designed by Ron Garl. It has two water holes and many severe sand traps with lots of elevation changes.
Kings Ridge Homes & Real Estate
Construction at Kings Ridge in Clermont started in 1995 and was completed in 2000 by Lennar. All of the 2,088 homes in this community are single-family style. Sizes range from 980 to 2,602 square feet. Houses are available on a resale basis and most feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with some models featuring three bedrooms and two baths.
Many homes sit on oversized lots or have golf course views. Some homes have three-car garages. Homes in Kings Ridge include professional home maintenance, including scheduled exterior home painting. Association dues also include 24 hour guarded gate, basic cable, complete lawn care, and use of the clubhouse.
Kings Ridge Lifestyle
Residents at Kings Ridge in Clermont enjoy a resort lifestyle all year round. Life at Kings Ridge also offers many social activities. A full-time activities director is on hand to plan events such as charity dinner-dances, clubs, organized trips, cruises, bus rides to malls and more. There are dozens of established social clubs at Kings Ridge, with the following interests represented: ethnic groups, card games, performing artists, hobbyists, book lovers, bible study, computers, cruisers, photographers, historians, investors, golfers and other sports.
Clermont also offers attractions of interest. The most popular ones are Diamond Players Club Clermont (golf course), Lake Louisa State Park, Florida Citrus Tower, Presidents Hall of Fame, Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, and Showcase of Citrus where visitors can pick their own oranges.
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