Gerald Bowles has been part of The Villages Sales team since 2000. He started his real estate career in 1996 selling homes for a retirement community.

Born in Lansing, Michigan, Gerald grew up in Florida since the age of 4. He has 4 children and 2 grandchildren. Gerald loves to stay active. You can catch him cycling, playing pickleball and ultimate frisbee, or even down on the square listening to live music. He enjoys fishing as well. He volunteers his time locally and truly enjoys helping others. That’s why he values the friendships that are formed with his clients. He takes great pride in the level of service he provides. Once you meet Gerald, you’ve met a friend for life!

He enjoys helping customers find their right home, and helping residents sell their current homes so that they can start the next chapter of their life. His customer philosophy is to treat people the way you would like to be treated.

Gerald’s fiancé, Kelly Messer, is also a team member of The Villages team. She started her career with The Villages in 2017. Together, they work alongside to introduce you to this truly unique community. They are both passionate about their work and are excited to help you experience all that The Villages has to offer. There’s no doubt they will work hard to help you achieve your retirement goals!





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Cost of Living

The Lofts at Brownwood brings all new apartment-style living to The Villages — featuring one, two and three-bedroom open floorplans, with on-site recreation, golf car accessibility to Brownwood Paddock Square, entertainment, dining, shopping and fun! Through your monthly amenity fee, you’ll also have access to all of The Villages’ recreation, amenities and lifestyle our 55+ community offers.

Enjoy all The Villages lifestyle has to offer. Our surprisingly affordable monthly amenity fee of just $189.00 includes:

  • Free golf on all of our executive courses*
  • Swimming, tennis, pickleball, bocce and many more facilities are all conveniently located throughout the community
  • Over 3,000 organized activities every week through our Recreation Department
  • Fishing lakes, waterfront parks and fitness trails
  • 24 hour community watch service

*A trail fee applies if you wish to use your golf car on the trails of the executive courses. 

Amenity Fee




Water & Sewer


Trash Collection


Spectrum TV & Internet


Total Per Month**


**Total cost does not include monthly rent. Please understand that all prices reflected or estimated in printed material are subject to change without notice of obligation. Some items listed above will be charged based on usage.