You have found Florida’s best active adult 55 and over retirement community that is still affordable! Not manufactured homes, but CMU (block) construction homes.
We have been #1 in new retirement home sales in Highlands County since Phase 1 opened in 2008. We are now in phase 2, and selling quickly. Come visit us and you will see why. You don't want to miss out on this great community and everything it has to offer.
The Covered Bridge community has a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you busy and active, including a pool, hot tub and a billiard hall.
As with many towns, Lake Placid has some interesting history. It was previously known as Wicco and then Lake Stearns. It wasn't until 1927 when Melvil Dewey, the creator of the Dewey Decimal System, officially had the name changed to Lake Placid, after Lake Placid, New York.