The Orlando area offers home seekers many different neighborhoods to choose from as well as a variety of home styles. Below are a few of the best neighborhoods that Central Florida has to offer:
Set on the beautiful Butler Chain of Lakes, Windermere, FL is one of Central Florida’s most elegant and unique communities. Just 14 miles southwest of Orlando, Windermere real estate is made up of some of the areas most prestigious and sought after neighborhoods, including Isleworth, Keene’s Pointe and Lake Butler Sound. Luxurious homes of many different architectural styles, world class golf and country club living, virtually limitless water recreation, and some of the Sunshine State’s best schools have all come together to create the impressive and gorgeous Town of Windermere.
Located in Southwest Orlando, Dr Phillips is surrounded by the Butler and Sand Lake Chain of Lakes, this collection of luxurious communities is characterized by luxury homes with exquisite architecture, spectacular lakeside properties, and its famed Restaurant Row. Consisting of such highly sought after neighborhoods as Bay Hill, Cypress Point, Isle of Osprey, and Turtle Creek. Dr. Phillips is just minutes away from the seemingly endless array of Central Florida attractions, but feels as if it is light years away. All of this coupled with the areas outstanding, top rated public and private schools makes Dr. Phillips real estate a top choice for families, executives and anyone with an appreciation for the finer things in life.
Baldwin Park is just three miles from downtown Orlando. This traditional neighborhood is home to 8,000 residents and over 125 businesses. Diverse housing styles, excellent schools, shops, and restaurants, as well as over 50 miles of bicycle paths and trails are all part of what makes Baldwin Park so special. This family friendly neighborhood has more than twenty parks and a sense of community hard to match anywhere else.
Celebration is a master planned community created by the Walt Disney World Company. Located just south of the Walt Disney Word Resort Celebration was established in 1994. Celebration is a new urbanism community that was modeled after a small American Villages from the early 1900’s. Celebration offers a wide variety of real estate including Condominiums, Townhouses, single-family homes, and estate homes. In the heart of Celebration is the Celebration town center offering residents a storybook atmosphere of shopping dining and entertainment offerings. Celebration is also home to an 18 hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones.
Golden Oak at Walt Disney World is a one of a kind luxury community located within The Walt Disney World Resort. It features 81 unique and custom built homes set on 980 acres of land. The attention to detail is nothing less than what can be expected from Disney. The architecture is top notch. The Summerhouse clubhouse is a place for gatherings of all kinds, The Four Seasons Resort is a 445-guest room hotel with top of the line amenities, and golfers will fall in love with the Tom Fazio-designed professional golf course. Golden Oak brings together the dream of luxury living and the Walt Disney World experience together.
Excitement and Activity! Downtown Orlando offers a wide variety of real estate including single-family homes and high-rise condominiums. In the center of downtown Orlando is the beautiful Lake Eola Park. Live in the heart of Orlando’s downtown corridor and enjoy fine restaurants, theater, sports and many cultural activities.
Orlando’s Newest Master planned community Horizon West is located just west of the Walt Disney World Resort. The community comprises of 28,000 Acres of land. The community will be centered by the Town Center that will offer shopping, restaurants, and retail space. Real Estate offerings include, condominiums, townhouses, single family homes, and lakefront estates. Easy access to the 429 Western Beltway and to all of Orlando’s attractions makes Horizon West an ideal location for both full time residents and vacation homes.
Hunters Creek is a master planned community offering single family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. The community offers a wide variety of recreational activities including, children’s playgrounds, sports fields, and an 18 hole golf course. Named the 21st best place to live in America by CNN’s money magazine for its location, community events, and affordable housing. Hunters Creek is a great place for families to call home.
Lake Mary has been rated by CNN/Money Magazine as the #1 small town in Florida to live. As Seminole County’s newest city, Lake Mary is known for its upscale residential communities and parks, excellent schools, estate homes, strong business center, and outstanding restaurants and shopping. Surrounded by beautiful lakes, the city offers residents myriad opportunities for relaxation and recreation. Some of the areas finest gated communities are located in or near Lake Mary, including Heathrow, Heathrow Woods, and Magnolia Plantation.
One of Central Florida’s natural wonderlands, Lake Nona is one of the most beautiful places to call home. With over 7,000 acres of lush green meadows and freshwater lakes, Lake Nona is a nature lovers dream come true. Golfers are lured in by the world famous golf course designed by Tom Fazio. Lake Nona continues to grow with the addition of the Nemour’s Children Hospital and Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center, as well as some of the areas finest dining and shopping. Although the natural splendor offers unparalleled privacy and seclusion, Lake Nona is just 10 minutes from Orlando International Airport, 30 minutes from downtown Orlando, and 30 minutes from Atlantic beaches.
Winter Garden is located north of the Walt Disney World Resort and borders Windermere. Residents of Winter Garden enjoy easy access to shopping and dining at the Winter Garden Village, and downtown Winter Garden. Winter Garden offers condominiums, townhouses, and single family homes including golf front homes and waterfront estates.
Winter Park Real Estate has a gorgeous and luxurious old world charm. Boasting beautiful homes and scenery, a chain of lakes, and brick lines streets, Winter Park is rich in culture and history. It is home to 70 different parks, the Cornell Fine Art Museum, upscale shopping and Rollins College, one of Florida’s oldest and best colleges. Winter Park is known to be one of Central Florida’s most relaxing and tranquil cities.
ChampionsGate Golf Club provides world-class resort living for those who desire the best in Orlando golf real estate. Situated just fifteen minutes from Orlando’s Disney World, Champions Gate Golf Club features two leading 18-hole golf courses. Designed by Greg Norman, the two courses focus on modern and innovative designs to enhance the golfer’s game. There is a National and International Course and both courses are recognized nation wide for their magnificence. You will find that a round of golf on either of the ChampionsGate Golf courses will reward you with a challenging and refreshing game.
Avalon Park is an 1,860-acre neighborhood located in southeast Orange County, nestled beside the serene, natural surroundings of the Econlockhatchee River. Avalon Park has 240 acres of wetlands, 400 acres of upland preserve, 250 acres of man-made lakes, walking/biking trails and a pool with cabana located in the center of each neighborhood village. Development principles are based on New Urbanism planning concepts, which emphasizes human-scale communities in which traditional-style neighborhoods are within easy walking distance of the town center to foster an improved quality of life for residents of all ages. Bringing this principle to life includes a mix of housing types, civic uses, office/commercial buildings and Downtown Avalon Park.
Clermont, Florida, is known as the “Choice of Champions®” and is located about 20 miles west of Orlando and major theme parks. Clermont was named one of the Top 20 Cities in America “Leading the Way” in economic development and quality of life. The quality of life in and around Clermont makes it a prime destination for those looking to settle in central Florida. Local stores offer a variety of shopping and dining options along with ample sports facilities and waterfront activities. Clermont has housing choices for every income level from gated golf course communities, larger estate homes, to small and mid-sized single-family units on platted lots. As a community of families, Clermont promotes diversity, inclusiveness and civic pride.