Oak Run is a large 55 plus community located just off SR 200 in the SW corridor area of Ocala. Construction began in 1985 and was built out in 2007. Oak Run is divided into neighborhoods. These neighborhoods have evolved over a 25 year period and each one has a unique character. The older homes are frame with aluminum or vinyl siding. The newer homes are concrete block and stucco. As time went by the size of the houses grew as buyers expectations increased over that 25 year period. You will find older homes as small as 700 sq ft of living area and newer homes over 3,000 sq ft. Prices as you might expect vary tremendously. HOA fees vary by the neighborhood. In a few areas the homes include lawn care which adds to the fee. In general HOA fees at this time range from $110- to about $150- with homes that have lawn care being higher at about $230- per month. Amenities at Oak Run are extensive. They include 3 gates with a guard house, basic cable TV, curbside trash pickup and common area maintenance. There is the Royal Oaks Golf Course, 5 outdoor pools, an indoor pool, a great fitness center that is like joining a gym, a restaurant, numerous clubs, tennis, pickleball, horseshoes, shuffle board ect. Golf is not included in the HOA fee.
Update 3/15 Fees remain stable but I think prices are starting to go up. Oak Run gives you a lot for your HOA $. It is a must see.
The Orchid Club has a library, billiards room, ceramic studio, craft rooms and a huge auditorium with a stage and dance floor which can accommodate up to 1,000 residents. Adjacent are tennis courts, horse shoe pits and a complete fitness center.
The Aquatic Club features a very large indoor heated swimming pool.
The Island Club has a small meeting room and 3 specialty pools and a large hot tub.
The Palm Grove Club is the newest and largest clubhouse at Oak Run. It is a sort of auditorium where they hold events and there is even an Oak Run theater company.
Update 1/10/11 : The Bella Cucina Restaurant appears to have been closed. There is still the restaurant in the Royal Oaks Golf clubhouse.
Statistics used for this blog post are from the Ocala Marion County MLS and are deemed to be accurate at the time this blog was written but are not guaranteed. All information is time sensitive and subject to change without notice.