Retire in Lake Alfred, FL

Livability Score
46
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
5136
Median Househould Income
34015
Median Age
29.5
65 Years and Over
916
Median Home Value
101200
Unemployed
325
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Krazy Greek

Had the OOFO Chicken Sandwich and my husband had the Gyro Platter we also got a side of Dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) and loved every bite. Their...

2. Saigon Garden

Great Vietnamese food. Healthy. The real deal Nice people running the place. I've been there three or four times

3. Smokin' Jim's House of Bar-B-Q

We were in town for just the day, and Yelped our way here. My kind of BBQ joint! A hole in the wall Mom and Pop place that focuses on the pit, not the...

4. Harry's Old Place

holy crab balls batman! the food is awesome, yummy, delicious, and real. i love this place!

5. Lavender N Lace Tea Room & Restaurant

So yummy and so cute! In the complete middle of nowhere in Orlando, Lavender N Lace is an oasis. My friend wanted to go having known some family friends...

Golf
1. ChampionsGate Golf Club

This place is a great place to play. I have only played the International course but many say it is the better of the two. The clubhouse was well...

2. Southern Dunes

True links style course. Helps to know the bump-and-run. A LOT of bunkers, 180+ of them. Pace of play was great. Squeezed in 3 rounds in one day. Really...

3. Nicklaus Golf Course

Played here annually for the past 7 years or so. Always enjoy my trips to Reunion and we get a round or two in each day over 4 days mixing it up between the...

4. Arnold Palmer Golf Course

My dad and I are staying in the WorldMark resort, which is part of the complex that this golf course is in. Being residents of the complex, our green fee...

5. Watson Golf Course

Played here several times over the past 7 years or so. Always enjoy my trips to Reunion and we get a round or two in each day over 4 days mixing it up...

Active
1. Crystal River Kayak Company

Why 5 stars? Because this was a very memorable paddle boarding experience! --- --- --- If this wasn't such a journey from my house, I'd be a...

2. Orlando Balloon Rides

Excellent experience. Went on 7/20/16. Mark and Pat were amazing. We were picked up at our hotel and brought to the center for a safety debrief. Things...

3. Bird's Underwater

I can't say enough good things about our trip. Scalloping with Bird's Underwater was an amazing experience. On our drive home we had already decided we...

4. Circle B Bar Reserve

This place is absolutely amazing! I've been here a few times to just walk the trails and take in what nature has to offer. "Alligator Alley" has been...

5. West Coast Kayaks & Paddleboards

Just purchased our first paddle board and accessories for my wife's birthday. As a newbie, I had a lot of questions. Both Ryan and Jill answered all my...

Arts
1. The Shallow Grave

This is my favorite haunt in the Tampa Bay Area and I definitely make sure to visit here every year they also have a Valentines weekend outing. Parking is...

2. Bok Tower Gardens

It is truly a beautiful garden!  There are places to picnic and Florida's own version of rolling hills are in sight.  My wife and I didn't do any of the...

3. Mixon Fruit Farms

We had an awesome time here! For $5 a person (or $3 if you do the tour too)There's a water slide, bounce house, sandbox, slide,giant chess and other yard...

4. Southern Dunes

True links style course. Helps to know the bump-and-run. A LOT of bunkers, 180+ of them. Pace of play was great. Squeezed in 3 rounds in one day. Really...

5. Grape Expectations

One of a kind in Winter Haven! A great, cozy place with a big variety of wine choices and nice service. If you're a wine or beer fan, I would say that...

Shopping
1. Like New Carpet Care

****This review is just for responsiveness to a request for a quote, pricing and overall impression. I have not used this company for service. To be honest,...

2. Lavender N Lace Tea Room & Restaurant

So yummy and so cute! In the complete middle of nowhere in Orlando, Lavender N Lace is an oasis. My friend wanted to go having known some family friends...

3. Lang Sun Country Groves

Dozens of time I have driven by this place and dozens of times I have never stopped. Today, that changed. This place is an adorable gift shop along with a...

4. West Coast Kayaks & Paddleboards

Just purchased our first paddle board and accessories for my wife's birthday. As a newbie, I had a lot of questions. Both Ryan and Jill answered all my...

5. The Barn Antiques

I took my mom here on a beautiful Saturday since we both love browsing through antiques and lovely country stores. This has two gift shops, a restaurant...

Health
1. Act Now Wellness Center

My boyfriend grew up with a food phobia and Danny was able to help open his mind to new foods. Danny is very helpful, intelligent, and informative and has a...

2. Patrick Sullivan, D MD

Great orthopedic surgeon. Forty years experience. Kindhearted. Not chop happy. Xrays on premises. Intuitive. Has helped me with knees, wrist, hip. I...

3. Dee Pullen, doula

This amazing woman will always have a place in my heart because of her love, prayers, and comfort through out my labor and birth with our son. She helped...

4. Florida Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centers

I had a small pink spot on the bridge of my nose for a couple of months which concerned me. I asked my neighbors if they would recommend a dermatologist....

5. Winter Haven Women's Hospital

GF had a procedure at this facility. The entire staff was so totally accommodating. They made both patient and visitors feel welcome. Special thanks go out...