Price Range: Below $100k-Low $300s

Home Types: Single Family, Attached

Number of Homes: 10,000

New/Resale: New & Resale Homes

Age Restrictions: 55+

Gated: Yes

Construction Dates: 1981 - Present

Builder: On Top of the World Communities


On Top of the World in Ocala, FL is a beautiful active adult community in Ocala. The planned 10,000 homes make the community one of the largest in the state. It has attracted retirees from across the country with its finely crafted homes, world-class amenities and active lifestyle.

The community has facilities that include amenities such as 3 golf courses, several clubhouses, fitness centers, swimming pools, tennis courts, restaurants, even a R/C airplane field and R/C car track. The Recreation Center, Hobby Building and Arbor Club and Conference Center are open to On Top of the World residents. Residents of both communities are able to enjoy the 250,000 sq. ft. of amenities located at On Top of the World.

There are three 18-hole golf courses at On Top of the World. The Candler Hills Golf Club is a semi-private, par 72, 4,877 to 7,233-yard course, depending on which of the five tees you start from and was designed by renowned golf course architect Gordon Lewis. The Links and The Tortoise & The Hare are private courses reserved exclusively for residents and their guests of On Top of the World.

There are two restaurants at On Top of the World, The Pub, which is reserved for residents of On Top of the World and their guests and The Club at Candler Hills adjacent to the golf course that is open to the public.  The Circle Square Commons is the entertainment and social hub for the public and residents. Circle Square Cultural Center (CSCC) at Circle Square Commons brings top name entertainment to the Ocala area, featuring spectacular events and performers every year. With seating for over 830 guests theater-style, residents have an incredible concert experience in this unique intimate setting. In addition to concerts, CSCC is the largest indoor venue for banquets in Ocala. This beautiful auditorium also hosts theatrical productions, dances, conventions, expos, fundraising events, and more. The Ranch Fitness Center and Spa is Ocala's first world-class spa and state-of-the-art fitness center designed to provide cardiovascular and strength-training equipment with specialized fitness programs. In addition to the fitness center, The Ranch also includes a full service day spa and professional salon. 

Health & Recreation Facility

The Health & Recreation Center, Craft Building and Arbor Club and Conference Center are open to all residents who purchased a Gateway of Services Pass.

  • Health & Recreation Facility
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Group Exercise Room
  • Steam Rooms & Saunas
  • Whirlpools
  • Locker Rooms
  • The Pub Restaurant 
  • Library
  • Meeting Room
  • 1500 Seat Ballroom
  • Golf Pro Shop
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • 2 Racquetball Courts
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • 2 Pickleball Courts
  • 8 Shuffleboard Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Mini Golf
  • Softball Field
  • Gardening Plots
  • Picnic Pavillion
  • Golf Pro Shop
  • Dog Park
  • Playground for Grandkids
  • Walking & Biking Trails

Craft Building

  • Craft Building
  • Card Room
  • Billiards Room
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Meeting Room

Arbor Club & Conference Center

  • Arbor Club - 10,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Fitness Room
  • Locker Rooms
  • Olympic-sized Indoor Pool
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Conference Center
  • Ballroom
  • Live Oak Hall
  • Cypress Hall
  • Hibiscus Cafe
  • Tennis Pro Shop
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • 6 Tennis Courts
  • 4 Bocce Ball Courts
  • Long Leaf Trail
  • R.C. Flying Field

Circle Square Commons

Circle Square Commons is the entertainment and social hub of the community open to residents and the public.

  • Master the Possibilities Education Center
  • The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa
  • On Top of the World Design Studio
  • Circle Square Cultural Center,
  • 2 Restaurants
  • Town Square

Over 200 clubs and activities in On Top of the World. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • 100 Grandparents
  • Alpha Investment Group
  • American Jewish Club
  • Aqua Belles
  • Arbor Club
  • Arbor Tennis Club
  • Artistic Crafts & Gifts
  • Avalon Social Club
  • Ballet Club
  • Basketball
  • Billiard Club
  • Blood Bank 
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling
  • Bridge Practice
  • Bunco
  • Bundicious Chicks
  • Bus Ocala Run
  • Candler Connection 
  • Candler Hills Men's Golf Assoc.
  • Car Scanner Decals
  • Cardio Mix
  • Cards
  • Caribbean Club
  • Casino Nights
  • Ceramics Class
  • Cert
  • Chess
  • Chorus
  • Chorus Concert
  • Circle Squares Square Dancers 
  • Community Patrol
  • Computer Club
  • Continuing Education Classes
  • Craft Fairs
  • Crocheting & Knitting
  • D'Clowns
  • Dance
  • Dancin' on the Top
  • Dancing Singles
  • Day Trips
  • DBD Classes
  • Decorating Committee
  • Democratic Club
  • Dominoes
  • Embroidery Chicks
  • Entertainment on the Town Square
  • Expos
  • Family History
  • Farmer's Markets
  • French Club
  • Fresh Air Fitness
  • Game Night
  • Garden Club
  • Genealogical Society
  • General Frances Stamp Club
  • Get Acquainted Coffee
  • Girls Night Out
  • Glow Bunco
  • Golf
  • Greyhound Club
  • Hand & Foot
  • Happy Hour
  • High Tea
  • Hoofin it for Hospice
  • Hoosier Club
  • Horseshoes
  • Illinois Club
  • Indigo Social Club
  • Irish Club
  • Italian/American Club
  • Karaoke Friends
  • Kickboxing
  • Kingdom of the Sun
  • Knit Witts
  • Ladies Golf
  • Lambda
  • Library
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Line Dancing
  • Men's Golf
  • Miniature Golf
  • Model Railroaders
  • Monday Night Bridge
  • Music Concerts
  • Native Plant Group
  • Neighbors of Windsor
  • New England Club
  • NY/NJ Club
  • Original Karaoke Group
  • Painting
  • Pickleball
  • Racquetball
  • Rags to Riches Sale
  • RC Flyers
  • Red Hatters
  • Republican Club
  • ROMEO Club
  • Sail Away Cruise Club
  • Scandinavian/American Club
  • Sewing
  • Sewing Bees
  • Shuffleboard
  • Shuffleboard Club
  • Shutterbugs Photo Group
  • Side Kick Western Dance Club
  • Singles Club
  • Snowbird Club
  • Softball
  • Southern Club
  • SPCA
  • Square Dancing
  • Stamp Club
  • Sunshine Quilters
  • Sunshine Singers
  • Tai Chi
  • Talent Shows
  • Tall Tale Traveler's
  • Teachers Club
  • Tennis
  • Theatre Group
  • Travel Toppers
  • Unique Birders
  • Veterans Club
  • Visually Impaired Support Group
  • Women of the World
  • Wood Carving
  • Woodworking
  • Yoga


Shelia Konnick
Shelia Konnick
Licensed Real Estate Agent