Discover Highland Lakes, a place you'll love to live

Home to tranquil lakes and shady, Spanish moss-covered trees, Highland Lakes in Leesburg, FL is a 55+ community just close enough to experience The Villages luxuries and far enough away for residents to enjoy peace and privacy. Having coined the moniker "Heritage Tree Community", it's no surprise that his haven has earned itself one of the best lakefront community reputations among retirees!

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Key community details

Orlando Area



Starting price

1990 — 2002

Build Dates


Homes Built



Highland Lakes homes prices and costs

$253,286Last 6 mo.
Average sales price
$156,000Last 6 mo.
Lowest sales price
$343,000Last 6 mo.
Highest sales price
$161Per sqft
Average price per sqft

Highland Lakes HOA cost and other fees

$760per 100k home value
Annual Property Taxes
$114per month
HOA Fees

No CDD Fees

Nothing is too far in the Orlando Area area

13 Min.


22 Min.


5 Min.

Grocery Store

Access to unparalleled amenities

You wouldn't believe what you could see and do in Highland Lakes. Take a look at key features, along with our comprehensive list of amenities.

It's easy to see how Highland Lakes got the nickname the "Heritage Tree Community"!
A highlight of this community are the gorgeous waterfront lots that won't break the bank.
Any day in Florida is the perfect day for pools, pickleball, and tennis!

Full amenities list


Bocce Ball

Card & Game Room

Community Kitchen

Craft Room



Horse Shoes

Natural Gas


Pool Indoor

Pool Outdoor

RV & Boat Storage

Shuffle Board




Take a look around your new home

Take a peek at this stunning community and see the amenities, views, and lifestyle it has to offer. Want to take a tour and see it in person? Schedule a tour with an agent.

Monument sign located at the Highland Lakes entrance.
Gated entrance of the Highland Lakes community.
Highland Lakes clubhouse, pool, and sports courts surrounded by trees.
Outdoor pool with lap lanes next to clubhouse.
Tennis, bocce, and pickleball courts next to clubhouse and pool area.
Stage located in grand ballroom.
Indoor pool with skylights.
Indoor track surrounding court area.
Billiard room with covered pool tables and overhead lighting.
Meeting room set up with tables and chairs.
Onsite RV storage with covered parking areas.
Community gym with exercise ball, weights and benches.
Exterior of home with large trees and manicured lawn in the foreground.
Highland Lakes single family homes and condos on tree lined streets.
Serene lake surrounded by large trees and homes.

Have questions about Highland Lakes?

Everything you need to know about Highland Lakes. Can't find the answer you are looking for? A community expert can help you find it.

Is Highland Lakes a gated community?

Highland Lakes is one of the gated communities in Leesburg, FL, with a 24/7 guarded gate. This is the only point of entry into the community, as there are no public amenities. In addition to the guard, the gate is often staffed with a Gate Greeter, a resident who has volunteered to assist visitors in finding their way around the community!

What county is Highland Lakes FL in?

Highland Lakes FL is located in Leesburg, Florida, in Lake County. Other major cities in Lake County include Clermont and Mount Dora, and Orange County is right nearby with all of Orlando’s attractions.

Where are the cheapest 55+ communities in Florida?

Highland Lakes 55+ community is one of the most affordable in Florida, but others include Oak Run and Spruce Creek Preserve in Ocala, and Pennbrooke Fairways in Orlando. Check out to get more info!

What are the HOA fees in Highland Lakes, FL?

HOA fees are $103 per month as of 2023.

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