Resident Reviews & Testimonials about Life at Cypress Lakes

Great Residents with Great Things to Say …

The Residents at Cypress Lakes are here to share their feedback, specifically their experiences of looking for their perfect retirement destination, the processes they went through, and how they came to choose Cypress Lakes as their sunny Florida home.

Enjoy watching their videos and reading their stories below.

Marie Seufert

Attracted to Cypress Lakes 55+ Community because of its beauty and location, my partner Mary Sidlevicz (seated) and I got...

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John & Patty Lunski

John and I are from Hanover Township in Northeastern Pennsylvania. John retired in March 2015 and the weather wasn’t too bad the first winter following, but we knew...

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Barry & Judy Calcagni

Living and working full time in Pennsylvania, where every winter is cold, we knew we wanted to retire someplace warm where we could be outside year-round. Barry spent 45...

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Jane Rickel

Nowadays, keeping safe, having access to health care and avoiding loneliness are all concerns of mine. The day I arrived here, at Cypress Lakes, I realized I could...

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John & Sue

We live within a wonderful nature preserve of woods, lakes and ponds, and lots of wildlife [here at Cypress Lakes 55+ Community in Lakeland]! As "birders," we are especially...

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Helen Hughes

I moved into Cypress Lakes in July, 2012. One of the first questions everyone asks is “Where are you from”. They don’t expect to hear “Right here in North Lakeland for 60 years. But, they are comforted to know that I have known about Cypress Lakes for years, and still wanted to move in here.

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Bob & Pam Logan

After retiring early, we questioned whether living in Florida on a 6/6mo schedule would be right for us.

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Larry & Jo-Ann Smith

We began our search for our retirement home in 2004, researching many on the internet and visiting several personally. We wanted to move from Pennsylvania to a year round location in Florida.

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Charlie & Sharon Pitcher

We retired from Painted Post, NY in 1995 and moved to Calabash, NC. After 10 years there we found that we needed to move further south to find nicer weather.

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Vic & Marie Scott

We came to Cypress Lakes from Southern Kentucky in 2005. Prior to coming here, we spent about a year getting information on the many adult communities in Florida.

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