The Premier 55+ Active Adult Retirement Community in Florida

On Top of the World Communities is an award-winning, family owned building and land development company founded in 1947 by patriarch, the late Sidney Colen. In 1975, he brought the family experience and vision to Ocala, Florida with the purchase of Circle Square Ranch, a continually working cattle ranch. The passion for creativity in land development and home building flows in the Colen blood. Kenneth Colen, Sidney’s son, never left his side as he grew up in the business and has led On Top of the World Communities since 1981, currently serving as President of all operations. Today, On Top of the World remains the oldest, privately owned land developer in the state of Florida.

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Our neighborhoods

From maintenance-free to owner maintained. We've got the perfect neighborhood and home designs to meet your needs!
  • Providence
    Providence
    Meridian Preserve Community
  • Stonebridge
    Stonebridge
    Candler Hills Community
  • Windsor
    Windsor
    Meridian Preserve Community
Unmatched
Amenities

With more than 250,000 square feet of amenities, On Top of the World Communities is the leader of 55+ amenities Florida, in both quantity and quality.

Unrivaled
Construction

Each new home at On Top of the World Communities is built with quality, steel reinforced, concrete block construction using superior materials and brands.

Storied
History

As the premier 55+ active adult community in Florida, On Top of the World Communities is an award-winning, family owned company founded in 1947.

A Day in the Life

On Top of the World Communities is home to an endless stream of concerts, dances, parties, theatre, get-togethers, happy hours as well as more than 200 resident clubs, and social and service organizations. View this short video “A Day in the Life” and explore all our amenities.

Testimonials

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  • I love living here, let me count the ways: My house is great! I take many classes and am still learning (so you CAN teach an old dog new tricks). The dog parks! Pools galore! What more does a person need?

    Ellen
    Administrator
    Ellen
  • We are delighted we chose On Top of the World and look forward to many more physically active, intellectually stimulating years!

    Bob & Allie
    Homeowner
    Bob & Allie
  • On Top of the World afforded us the type of house, lifestyle and community we were hoping to find. We have met so many interesting people and made many new friends here. Who could ask for anything more?

    Frank & Janice
    Vice President of Construction
    Frank & Janice
  • We absolutely love the various amenities available, the close proximity to everything, and the camaraderie. We have formed many new friendships and enjoy being involved in the educational opportunities and social activities. We now have a great home, on a perfect lot, and are enjoying our new lifestyle.

    Ron & Petra
    Ron & Petra