Clermont: One of the Top 25 Places to Retire

retirees.golfRecently Money magazine named Clermont number 20 on its Top 25 Best Places to Retire list. The magazine cited nine scenic championship golf courses and median home price of $190,000.

However, people have been flocking to Florida for decades and not just to escape the snow. Florida towns and cities like Clermont offer extraordinary benefits and quality of life:

  1. Taxes – The Sunshine State doesn’t have income, inheritance, or estate taxes – good news for new residents at any income level.
  2. Lower cost of living – In many areas of Florida, the cost of living is average or below average.
  3. Beaches – No matter where you live, a beautiful beach is nearby. Clermont is located in Central Florida, making Florida’s east and west coasts easily accessible.
  4. Recreation – Clermont is a sportsman’s paradise, offering golf, fishing, water sports, running, biking, soccer, and much more.
  5. Year-round vacation opportunities – Whether it’s Disney in Orlando, Jungle Island in Miami, or the Florida Aquarium in Tampa, there is something entertaining to do in every corner of the state.
  6. Active adult communities – With a wide range of amenities and services available, adult only communities drawn thousands of retirees each year. Clermont is home to five, including Trilogy, Kings Ridge, Heritage Hills, Summit Greens, and Esplanade at Highland Ranch.
  7. Air travel – With 12 international airports and numerous municipal airports serving the state, Clermont is accessible from any point in the world.
  8. Healthcare – Clermont is served by two of the most recognized and awarded healthcare systems in the United States, Orlando Health and Florida Hospital.
  9. Arts and culture – Museums, plays, opera, ballet, art festivals, and more are part of life in Clermont and the surrounding region.
  10. Climate – Beautiful weather year-round is often cited as one of the main benefits of a Clermont lifestyle.

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About Carol Kneller

Carol Kneller is a REALTOR with Avalar Real Estate in Clermont, Florida. She can usually be found on the golf course if it's a day that ends in Y. To contact Carol about Real Estate in the South Lake area, call (321) 297-5465.

Carol Kneller is a Licensed REALTOR® with Avalar Real Estate of Clermont, Florida at 17301 Pagonia Rd., Suite 300