Residents have easy access to necessary professional services and public conveniences. Modern hospital complexes are located in Tavares and in Leesburg. Veterans outpatient clinics are nearby in Lady Lake. There are various dental, medical, and health-related facilities, including ambulance and fire fighting services with fire hydrants located throughout the community. Within a small radius of Scottish Highlands, shopping, dining out, and entertainment venues abound.
Residents can easily travel to the Orlando area to visit world-famous area attractions: Disney World, Epcot, Universal Studios, Sea World, and many other theme parks. For the sports minded, the NBA Orlando Magic, Solar Bears, International Soccer League, and a host of springtime baseball games are just a couple of hours from home. In Orlando, as well as in most of the nearly smaller cities, opportunities exist for dinner theater, opera, musicals, and other dramatic productions. Central Florida college campuses are nearby, offering educational and cultural venues. To the north, one might plan to visit The Villages, Silver Springs, or Ocala.
For salt water and spacious beaches, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Gulf of Mexico to the west are both about one and one-half hours away.
55+ active-living community in Lake County, Florida