Ocala/Marion County - The Horse Capital
The horse capital of the world boasts a unique mixture of rural and urban lifestyles within its boundaries. Our rolling hills and majestic tree-lined scenic country roads are a surprise to many first time visitors.
A Welcoming Atmosphere
Every year thousands of new residents begin calling Marion County home, keeping it among the fastest growing areas in the nation. The county's welcoming atmosphere makes transitions easy. The variety and affordability of housing ensures that there are homes to suit every taste, lifestyle and budget. Surrounded by scenic countryside, Ocala has the vitality and diversity of a much larger city. For those who long for the country life, Marion County offers many possibilities from newly built country communities to weathered farm houses, horse farms, and grand estates.
Modern, affordably priced, single-family homes, condominiums, villas or patio homes are available from starter homes to rural estates, active retirement golf communities and horse farms. Apartment complexes offer rental opportunities with luxurious multi-room units.
Centrally located in the very heart of Florida, there is easy access and almost equal distance to the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. The scenic countryside, shady forests, and crystal-clear waterways are treasured and protected, but also willingly shared with visitors and newcomers who quickly realize that Marion County, with Ocala at its heart, is more than a place to live...it's a place to be experienced.