By Ron Nowak

Spotlight Community: Ariana Village – 55+ Active Adult Community

Brief description: Ariana Village is a resort-style 55+ active adult community located in Lakeland, FL. The community has about 208 spacious home sites sited in a beautifully landscaped grounds.

New and pre-owned homes are available for sale or rent.

This community is pet friendly. Shopping and entertainment is minutes away. Neighbors get often get together on the garden patio, around the pool or in the clubhouse for a visit or a round of bridge, shoot a game of pool in the clubhouse.


  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Live entertainment
  • Horseshoes
  • Fully equipped woodshop
  • Dog park


  • Pet friendly
  • Lots of nice amenities
  • Gated entrance
  • Professional, on-site management


  • Competitive market, home sell or rent quickly
  • Have to get your car to access nearby shopping.


$29,900 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 1,728 sq. ft., re-modeled, fresh paint, new flooring
$31,995 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 768 sq. ft. – open floor plan, new roof, new carport
$37,500 – 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 1,352 sq. ft. – updated kitchen, lots of storage, appliances