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Happiest and Healthiest Town in America

Happiest and Healthiest Town in America Celebrated every August, Happiness Happens Month is an entire month dedicated to celebrating happiness by encouraging people to reflect on their lives and think about what makes them happy. Did you know that America’s “Happiest and Healthiest Town” is right here in Florida? According to Coastal Living magazine, Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island was named the Happiest and Healthiest Town in 2018 and that includes beautiful Ave Maria, Florida.

What makes you happy?
If pristine, sugar-white sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, art galleries, golf, tennis or breathtaking sunsets make your heart skip a beat, then say “hello” to Southwest Florida. For the third year in a row, Naples, Florida has been named the #1 well-being community in the United States. Being happy and feeling good is what it’s all about for those active adults, young professionals, and families enjoying the good life in Southwest Florida. Residents often remark on the easier pace of life in Ave Maria with more time to do the things they love. Ave Maria is perfectly situated between the beaches of Naples, Florida and the buzz of Ft Lauderdale area, making it an ideal location to live and access both coasts.

How to Celebrate?
Visit Ave Maria, of course! The community is centered around a charming Town Center home to restaurants, boutique shops, salon and a supermarket, just to name a few. While you’re there, visit the Mother Teresa Museum, tour the stunning Ave Maria Catholic Church, play a round of golf at Panther Run Golf Club, or walk the miles of trails and pathways within the community. Find everything you need for your trip by visiting the Ave Maria Information Center at 5076 Annunciation Circle #104, in the Town Center or visit avemaria.com today.

Unlimited Happiness
An entire month dedicated to happiness is great, but what about months, years or even a lifetime of happiness? Ave Maria, Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, is a place where children ride their bikes to school, neighbors are friends, and life is, well happy. Residents enjoy a seemingly endless array of activities, from organized events and activities, waterpark, aquatics center, a dog park and miles of walking trails. An on-site activities director organizes clubs and activities, making it easy to meet new friends and get involved. At Ave Maria, you don’t just live here; you come alive here.

With homes, from our three featured builders, priced from the low $200s to $400s, Ave Maria indeed has something for everyone. Just a few hours south of The Villages on I-75. Make a trip of it and visit our 21 models open daily. Call (239) 325-3903 or visit avemaria.com to learn more.

How Do I Get There?
From I-75 south take Exit 111, and then make a left/east on Immokalee Road (County Road 846).
Proceed 10 miles to Oil Well Road (County Road 858). Turn right on Oil Well Road to Ave Maria.
Just a 4 Hour Drive from The Villages.

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