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Thinking of Moving to The Villages
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Old 03-24-2018, 10:09 AM
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My wife and I have done extensive research in the are of The Villages as far as relocating to the area. I read something this morning that might be of interest to others considering moving to The Villages. The proximity of the Coleman Federal Prison came up on one of our searches. I have eliminated any possibility of purchasing a home in The Villages. For those of you that are not puzzled that the home prices are continuing to rise I wonder if you acted impulsively or just are not aware of the location of the prison.

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Old 03-25-2018, 03:07 PM
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There are plenty of other criminals I'd worry about that aren't locked up before worrying about those at the Coleman facility. I worry much more about sink holes than prison breaks. No place is perfect. I'm happy here.
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Old 03-25-2018, 03:14 PM
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My wife and I have done extensive research in the are of The Villages as far as relocating to the area. I read something this morning that might be of interest to others considering moving to The Villages. The proximity of the Coleman Federal Prison came up on one of our searches. I have eliminated any possibility of purchasing a home in The Villages. For those of you that are not puzzled that the home prices are continuing to rise I wonder if you acted impulsively or just are not aware of the location of the prison.
Your research may have been extensive, but it is flawed. I live in The Villages and Coleman is 19 miles from my home. Go to one of the sex offender locator sites and put your address in. You might be surprised.
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Old 03-25-2018, 03:38 PM
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Sounds like maybe you're upset that you couldn't find a house you wanted at a price you wanted? To condemn an entire of 120,000 people and (however many) gazillion square miles because outside of one neighborhood is a prison. Did you come look? Did you look at crime statistics? Exactly where did you do this research, and what other statistics did you look at? From where are you transplanted?

I've never felt so safe in my life.
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Old 03-25-2018, 03:41 PM
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to remain polite your post is either in jest oy more likely BAIT.
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My wife and I have done extensive research in the are of The Villages as far as relocating to the area. I read something this morning that might be of interest to others considering moving to The Villages. The proximity of the Coleman Federal Prison came up on one of our searches. I have eliminated any possibility of purchasing a home in The Villages. For those of you that are not puzzled that the home prices are continuing to rise I wonder if you acted impulsively or just are not aware of the location of the prison.
You just kind of called us to stupid to know better, that there is a prison nearby. Some here may be older, some hard of hearing, and some sight impaired, but I assure you we know exactly where we bought and smile all the way to the bank when homes sell In less than a week.
So if you have any new information that might be really informative to the residents who live here feel free to post. In the mean time you might want to try Solivita community. It is many miles away from the prison, and since you have ruled out TV it could be a good fit for you.
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Old 03-25-2018, 04:00 PM
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The homes in Ossining NY close to where I have a home command some of the highest prices in NY. In case you are wondering, Ossining is home to Sing Sing Prison.
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Old 03-25-2018, 04:12 PM
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My wife and I have done extensive research in the are of The Villages as far as relocating to the area. I read something this morning that might be of interest to others considering moving to The Villages. The proximity of the Coleman Federal Prison came up on one of our searches. I have eliminated any possibility of purchasing a home in The Villages. For those of you that are not puzzled that the home prices are continuing to rise I wonder if you acted impulsively or just are not aware of the location of the prison.

Your first post!!

You must have an agenda for such a negative, pot stirring post.

Since you aren't moving here, there is no problem.
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Friends of mine live near the prison in Santa Fe, NM. Housing in their area is very exclusive and expensive.

BTW, if I could move to a 55 and over community today I would hands down choose The Villages in a heartbeat; I have looked at several GL, Del Webb, Ross Cortese (Leisureworld) and Robson (Saddlebrooke) communities.
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My wife and I have done extensive research in the are of The Villages as far as relocating to the area. I read something this morning that might be of interest to others considering moving to The Villages. The proximity of the Coleman Federal Prison came up on one of our searches. I have eliminated any possibility of purchasing a home in The Villages. For those of you that are not puzzled that the home prices are continuing to rise I wonder if you acted impulsively or just are not aware of the location of the prison.
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