Beautiful New Homes in Tranquil Ocala Community

Posted: December 21, 2016
By Highland Homes

Are you looking for a new Florida home away from tourists, traffic and headaches? We welcome you to Forest Glenn at Kingsland Country Estates, an all-ages community of beautiful new homes in Ocala. Kingsland Country Estates is the perfect home for those looking to live surrounded by calming natural beauty with easy access to plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment only moments away from your front door.

Live the Lifestyle

The crystal blue waters of Silver Glen Springs
in the Ocala State Forest

Forest Glenn at Kingsland Country Estates is a rambling community abundant with towering trees, conservation areas, and beautiful nature views in southwest Ocala, a laid-back city home to plenty of nature, recreation and entertainment opportunities. Living here means enjoying the welcoming lifestyle that Ocala has to offer.

Nature — Take a breath of fresh air and experience nature’s beauty and wildlife at the nearby Ocala National Forest, the southern-most forest in the continental U.S. and world’s largest sand pine scrub forest. Enjoy a day on the water in one of the forest’s more than 600 lakes, rivers and springs - perfect for an afternoon of snorkeling, diving, and swimming, or taking a paddle in a canoe or kayak. Three first-magnitude springs offer awe-inspiring crystal clear water that is a constant, year-round 72 degrees.

Just south of home, the Ross Prairie State Forest and Cross Florida Greenway offer trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, with 110 miles of trails providing unique wildlife views. Or, have a relaxing picnic at the dog-friendly Liberty Community Park, spot some beautiful birds at the Shangri-La Campground, or wander the labyrinths and gardens at Sholom Park. No matter your outdoor recreation preference, Ocala has it in abundance.

Equestrians - Ocala is also known as the horse capital of the world and home to many equestrian clubs and venues. Here, you can witness world-class competitions in a variety of disciplines and breeds, or take an afternoon trail ride.

Golfing - Your new home at Kingsland Country Estates is near beautiful country clubs and golfing retreats. Less than five miles away from home, enjoy the “warmth, charm and splendor? of Royal Oaks Golf Club, an award-winning 18-hole golf course with beautiful scenery. Or, book your tee-time at the rolling fairways of Marion Oaks Country Club, the perfect place to host events with friends and family.

Live Entertainment — Taking in a show at Ocala’s finest performing arts centers. Visit Circle Square Cultural Center to enjoy shows and events hosted by popular local singers, comedians and dancers. For a more exquisite experience, The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center brings Broadway shows to Ocala with performances ranging from full orchestras to ballet theater.

Near Ocala at The Villages, deemed as “Florida’s Friendliest Hometown,? enjoy three eclectic town square centers with shopping, dining, and nightly entertainment year-round. For a country-themed cattle town, visit Brownwood Paddock Square featuring a movie theater with a barn look. Spanish Springs Town Square has a southwestern feel with shopping and dining. Lastly, visit Lake Sumter Landing Market Square for a waterfront landmark showcasing a wide range of boutiques, restaurants and more!

Shopping, Dining, and Conveniences

Ocala_DowntownKingsland Country Estates is located between I-75 and Highway 200 for ease of travel throughout North Central Florida. Close to home, everyday conveniences including Publix and Winn-Dixie grocery stores are just minutes away, along with retail therapy. Visit Paddock Mall for a wide-variety of stores and styles, Steeple Chase Shopping Plaza for discount department stores such as Bealls and Big Lots, or Market Street at Heath Brook for Dillard’s, Kirkland’s and more.

Hungry? Dining in Ocala is an absolute delight! In addition to your favorite chain restaurants, you will find a wide selection of local flavors to enjoy representing almost every international cuisine! Tantalize your palate with French fare from La Cuisine French Restaurant, taste exotic spices at Amrit Palace Indian Restaurant and Sky Asian Fusion, and enjoy American goodness at Big Lee’s BBQ or Mark’s Prime Steakhouse and Seafood.

Focus on Health and Wellness

A healthy body and mind promises a healthy life! It’s easy to stay in shape with all of the outdoor recreation in Ocala. In addition, Kingsland Country Estates is located near gyms such as Anytime Fitness and Curves along with a variety of dance studios. You can also choose to take the day off and pamper yourself at Making Waves Salon and Spa, Essential Nails Spa or Azulene Day Spa.

And, you’ll find one of the top 50 best hospitals in the United States, the Munroe Regional Medical Center, near your new home. This award-winning hospital has received nine quality awards just this year!


Elementary students (K-5) living in this community attend Marion Oaks Elementary School, middle school students (6-8) attend Liberty Middle School, and high school students (9-12) attend West Port High School. Adults looking to further their educations have a wide variety of schools to choose from with nearby College of Central Florida, Rasmussen College and Webster University.

New Homes in Paradise

kitchen and dining areaYour new home will be nestled in nature’s beauty with conservation, open space, and beautiful greenery just outside of your front door. Home sites average 1/3-acre in size for your privacy between neighboring homes, and space to enjoy both inside and out.

In this tranquil retreat, choose from more than 15 spacious home designs priced from the $170’s and offering three to five bedrooms, 1,508 to 3,315 square feet of living space, and a two- or three-car garage. Designed for modern convenience, homes include open layouts, designer kitchens with spacious pantries, and private master suites offering spa-like bathrooms.

When you build your Ocala new home with Highland Homes, not only do you choose your desired home layout, but you also select the features and finishes to perfectly design your home to your style and needs. Choose from selections within our quality included features at no additional cost, as well as luxurious upgrades for those decadent finishing touches. No cookie-cutter houses here — your new home is designed by you, and built exclusively for you.

Forest Glenn at Kingsland Country Estates is an all-ages community, making it easy for family to visit and enjoy time with you. Low annual HOA dues provide you with the flexibility to choose how you spend your income.

Are you ready to love the Ocala lifestyle? Our model center at Kingsland Country Estates is currently under construction and will be opening in early 2017. In the meantime, visit our nearby model center at 9840 SW 54th Avenue in Ocala, contact us online, or call our Ocala New Home Specialists at 352-861-4661 to start building your dream home today!

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