Legacy is a master-planned community located in Leesburg, Florida. Development of Legacy started in 1996, with several builders contributing to the project such as Pringle Development, a well-known builder of active adult communities throughout Central Florida. Florida Leisure Communities took over the project in 2011 and built 72 additional homes, completing a nearly 1,000 single-family home community. The city of Leesburg is located in Lake County and has a population of approximately 16,000. Leesburg is also situated at the head of the Oklawaha River system between Lake Griffin and Lake Harris. In 1857, Evander McIver Lee and several of his brothers settled in the area of modern-day Leesburg. In 1875, the town of Leesburg was incorporated and became the county seat of Sumter County for a short time until Lake County was formed from portions of Sumter and Orange counties. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leesburg became a significant part of the watermelon industry in the United States. Today, Leesburg is a popular retirement destination because of its proximity to Orlando, which is less than an hour away via US-27 South and the Florida Turnpike.
Residents of Legacy of Leesburg, Florida, enjoy many amenities that include millions of acres of natural green space. One example is Lake Louisa State Park with a visitors center located at 7305 US Highway 27 south of Clermont. This park offers opportunities for camping, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, picnicking, and canoeing. Some of the park’s amenities include 16 miles of equestrian trails, a primitive equestrian campground, 20 miles of hiking trails, a picnic pavilion, a 0.5-mile nature trail, as well as a canoe and kayak launch. Legacy also has the Clock Tower Hall, a spacious clubhouse featuring a 35-foot clock at its center. Clock Tower Hall is a place where residents lounge about and mingle with friends and family, either inside or outside. Other alluring amenities at Legacy at Leesburg are an aerobics studio, game room, card room, fitness center, computer room, card room, and billiards. In addition to that, Legacy of Leesburg features softball field, tennis courts, pickleball and bocce ball courts, resort-style swimming pool and spa, and other outdoor amenities. Legacy also has around 275 acres of nature reserves surrounding the area, as well as miles of hiking, walking, and cycling trails that go through the property and Leesburg.
Potential homebuyers are offered a selection of single-family homes built with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and range in size from around 1,500 square feet to approximately 2,500 square feet. Houses for sale in Legacy of Leesburg include Balmoral, Langley, Carlisle, St. Andrews, Colchester, and Sterling models. Some of the amenities found in Legacy of Leesburg real estate include large soaking tubs, large backyard decks, gourmet-style kitchens, large walk-in closets, and RV or boat storage lots. In addition to that, if you’re unable to find something in the Legacy community you like, we can help you find something in one of our neighboring communities. In order to learn more about properties for sale in Legacy of Leesburg or to schedule a tour, please call us today so we can assist you further.