Now Building New Construction Homes in Silver Springs Shores

Posted: August 8, 2023 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Silver Springs Shores
By Highland Homes


The Shelby, a new construction home available in Silver Springs Shores in Ocala

We recently published an article highlighting 7 reasons to invest in Ocala real estate and now, we have one more to add to the list – New construction homes in Ocala at Silver Springs Shores!

This established bedroom community in SE Ocala has greater than 4,300 addresses, making it almost a city in and of itself. We've acquired 60 exclusive homesites to build new homes on the eastern side of the community, off Midway Road across from the Lake Diamond Golf & Country Club community, and just minutes from parks, trails, and amenities at the Silver Springs Shores Community Center.

Silver Springs Shores home sites in Ocala, FL

In this desirable location, spacious new construction homes are situated on 1/3 to 1/2-acre homesites, with introductory pricing from the $320’s including a standard homesite and quality features, and no age restrictions unlike some of the other large Ocala amenity communities.

If this piques your interest, read on to learn more about what makes Silver Springs Shores so special!

Recreation Access

Cross Florida Greenway trails near Ocala new homes for sale

The Ocala area is also known for its natural beauty and outdoor recreation, and you are literally just steps from enjoying it when you build with us at Silver Springs Shores!

  • Just 0.3 miles east of our homesites, Midway Road ends where it meets the Marshall Swamp Wildlife Management Area, and here you can access the Midway Road Trailhead. The Wildlife Area is part of the expansive Cross Florida Greenway, a 110-mile-long park and greenbelt corridor with trails meandering through diverse habitats.
  • Silver Spring Shores Park is located about one mile away and offers paved walking trails, a picnic pavilion, and opportunities to watch wildlife in a quiet neighborhood park.
  • If a day on the greens is more your speed, our new construction homes are located almost directly between two prestigious golf courses - Lake Diamond Golf & Country Club to the north, and The Country Club at Silver Springs Shores to the south, each about 1.5 miles away.
Natural spring in the Ocala National Forest
Become immersed in nature in the Ocala National Forest


When you are ready to explore more, one of Ocala’s renowned outdoor destinations is the Ocala National Forest, approximately 13 miles away. It’s the southernmost forest in the continental U.S., the world’s largest scrub forest, and home to activities from hiking and biking to boating and kayaking, as week as swimming and snorkeling in crystal-clear freshwater springs such as Alexander Springs, Salt Springs, and Juniper Springs.

Residents of Silver Spring Shores also have access to amenities at the Silver Springs Shores Community Center. You’ll find multiple swimming pools, a spa tub, a playground, basketball, pickleball, and tennis courts, ping pong and billiards, events ranging from movie nights to fitness classes, and so much more! Best of all, these amenities are available to you with no HOA fees – your access is paid for via your property taxes along with a $5 annual membership fee.

Silver Springs Shores Community Center
Enjoy pools (and more!) at the Silver Springs Shores Community Center


Convenience to Shopping & Dining


With our homes located near the edge of the community and east of major roadways such as SE Maricamp Road and Baseline Road, you’ll feel apart from hustle and bustle, yet you’re convenient to everything you need. Grocery stores including Publix Super Market at Heather Island Plaza, ALDI, and Walmart Supercenter are less than 1.5 miles away, along with a variety or local restaurants.

Plus Historic Downtown Ocala is only 10 miles away, where you’ll find an array of fine dining, brew pubs, and eclectic shopping, along with theaters, art, and museums.

New Construction Homes, Designed for Your Life

The Summerlyn, a new construction home available in Silver Springs Shores in Ocala

Our new homes for sale in Silver Springs Shores feature beautifully-designed interiors with 1,715 to 2,956 square feet of living space including 3 to 5 bedrooms and the features you’ve been looking for such as an open kitchen and living area, 2 or 3-car garage, and a covered lanai for your outdoor living enjoyment. Plan options and flexible-use rooms allow you to design your home to suit your needs and the professional designers at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio will help you to select the colors, features, and finishes to personalize your dream home.

Thanks to the large 1/3 to 1/2-acre homesites, you'll enjoy ample yard space with privacy between neighboring homes. Because there are no HOA covenants enforced here, you’re also afforded the flexibility to do things such as store your boat or RV on your property or add a shed or outbuilding (following Marion County codes, of course), making this a great location for those who need extra space for recreational toys.

The Summerlyn, a Silver Springs Shores new construction homeWe are excited to build 60 homes here, with 16 homesites initially available to select from and more rolling out in the coming months as the sites are prepped for building. For the best selection of homesites and to take advantage of introductory pricing, call or email our Ocala New Home Specialists and schedule a VIP appointment to learn more about building your dream home in Silver Springs Shores, or visit our nearby model center at Summercrest, located at 9053 SE 49th Avenue Road in Ocala.

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