Where is Winter Garden?
The beautiful City of Winter Garden is located in Orange County just 15 miles west from downtown Orlando. Winter Garden is surrounded by the cities of Winderemere on the south, Ocoee on the east, and Oakland on the west. The third largest lake in the state of Florida, Lake Apopka, can be found north of Winter Garden. When it comes to commuting, Winter Garden is conveniently located nearby the Florida Turnpike, 408, 429 as well as Highway 50/Colonial Drive.
What Makes Winter Garden Home?
Downtown Winter Garden is often referred to as the Modern Day Mayberry, and for good reason too! Here in Winter Garden we pride ourselves on our small town feel while being recently ranked by Forbes.com as one of the fastest growing suburbs. However, because Winter Garden homes are built upon the principles of the families that live here, you will quickly discover why houses in Winter Garden make a great place to call home.
Winter Garden real estate offers residents convenient access to all of Central Florida's major attractions while being a place we all love coming home to! I'd love to show you why I think you'll love a small town vibe with big city convenience too...
Top-Rated Educational System
Homes in Winter Garden are filled with the ambitions provided by the top-rated Orange County School Districts providing several public elementary, middle and high schools located within the city limits. If you are looking for private school education before browsing houses for sale in Winter Garden, look no further than the American Christian Academy or Calvary Christian School just to name a few...
Great education starts at the roots of the learning process, which is why families are so fortunate to have these Top-Rated schools to consider before attending any open houses of Winter Garden homes for sale by owner:
Top Rated Schools within Winter Garden, FL:
·Bridgewater Middle School
·Lake Whitney Elementary School
·Lakeview Middle School
·Whispering Oak Elementary School
·Tildenville Elementary School
The Orlando Winter Garden convenience is not limited to amenities either. Winter Garden Florida Real Estate boasts advanced educational opportunities with the nearby University of Central Florida, Embry-Riddle as well as an assortment of other college or university choices!
Some residents of Winter Garden Florida homes make the 15 mile commute into downtown Orlando because they prefer the quiet cozy vibe here, but many of our neighbors live and work right here in the city.
As a home to big firms such as C&W Trucking, Heller Brothers, Health Central Park, the city, and Publix Super Markets; Winter Garden's economic development program and city officials work hard to bring new business into the area to ensure growth keeps happening. With several major business districts ranging from office and retail to manufacturing, there is no shortage of employment opportunities when looking at new homes in Winter Garden!
Sports, Recreation & Leisure
If you ever have time outside of your busy schedule, you can take in a wide assortment of annual activities or events such as our traditional Holiday Parade for fun the whole family can enjoy, while building memorable moments right here at home year after year.
The City of Winter Garden Parks and Recreation also maintains many parks we enjoy as a community here. One of them is the Dr. Bradford Memorial Park featuring family friendly picnic areas as well as fishing. If you're looking for a wider assortment of available activities, there is always Maple Street Park which features a picnic area with grills, a playground, skate ramps as well as racquetball, volleyball and basketball courts! Outside of those parks you will find baseball, soccer, football and other ball fields throughout the city as well as tennis and other playing courts. Don't worry either, we know how to cool down after the fun and games at Winter Garden's community pool too!
The Winter Garden Orlando Magic Recreational Center offers art classes, 50+ activites, adult instructional programs, athletics, aquatics, health and fitness programs as well as offering youth camps and programs.
Shopping, Dining & Entertainment
If you're like me, you'll probably love the shopping, dining and entertainment Winter Garden has to offer! One of our local favorites is The Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves, an extensive open air shopping center located along Daniels Road just north of SR-429. The Village is anchored by a Super Target, a Best Buy and a Lowe's along with plenty of other stores making it a true one-stop-shopping experience. With such instantly recognizable retail chains and restaurant dining available at the Winter Garden Village, it's hard to believe some of the most pleasant surprises come from the many unique smaller boutique shops found there too.
The Downtown District of Winter Garden on Plant Street also has a collection of restaurants, shops and cafés, not to mention a couple of museums and a performing arts venue as well. Spend even a few minutes here and you'll see why we love to call it the Modern Day Mayberry. You'll be surrounded by historical and nostalgic vibes while enjoying the activities and festivities with family, friends and loved ones just like it once was.
There is something for everybody in the tight knit Winter Garden community of 30,000 residents (and growing)! We even have a historical residential district and many subdivisions. A large number of those subdivisions include 55+ community homes for sale in Winter Garden FL.
The Sun is Rising in Horizon West
If you're looking for new home in Winter Garden Florida, you'll be pleased to know the city is the core of Horizon West, which is the largest residential project in the country! You'll find villages of city centers and tens of thousands of new homes being built to keep up with the massive growth in the area. Some of the largest developments found within Horizon West include Summerlake New Homes, Waterliegh, and Lakeshore.
The West Orange County Way of Life
The central hub of Horizon West is Hamlin, where living well is the standard and you'll find everything you'll ever need within the development. With new homes, waterfront dining experiences and retail shopping right located on beautiful Lake Hancock, you'll feel like you're always on vacation right at home! You can even dock your boat at the village marina while you shop, relax, dine, or enjoy any of the fun activities and experiences Hamlin has to offer.
Hamlin residents live an active, healthier lifestyle navigating through over 40 miles of trails, playing a round of golf and taking a peaceful boardwalk stroll before enjoying a beautiful sunset dinner overlooking Lake Hancock. Built on over 30,000 acres, Hamlin features plenty of space to do everything you could ever want, including nothing at all as you watch the world go by from your front porch.
Built on the principles of self sustainability, natural preservation and romantic revitalization, Hamlin offers residents the fulfillment of living at their own pace. You'll find nearly 2,000 Winter Garden houses for sale within these Hamlin neighborhoods:
· Hamlin Reserve by Ashton Woods
· Overlook by Taylor Morrison
· Sanctuary by Dream Finders Homes
· The Cove by Taylor Morrison
Designed to connect everyone to the 500 acres of Lake Hancock, Hamlin has given people who used to come to Florida escaping winters a reason to stay. In Hamlin you'll discover it's not so bad getting to know something we've all lost touch with either, free time.
No Matter Where You're Looking in Winter Garden, We Can Help!
When it comes to Winter Garden FL to Orlando, all of our Winter Garden Realtors know the area very well and are happy to guide you through this historic, yet growing region. Before you skip off to Orlando's big city attractions though, you might want to consider checking out some of our Realtor Winter Garden Top Destinations first! These Top Destinations include (but are not limited to) the Downtown Historic District (where you'll find many family owned cafés , restaurants and shops), Captain Station Neighborhood Park, the West Orange Trail (boasting biking, walking, hiking and equestrian trails adding another dimension to this unique community), the Central Florida Railroad Museum and The Winter Garden Heritage Museum!
If you're shopping for real estate, Winter Garden Florida homes for sale are found within a wide variety of neighborhoods. All houses for sale in Winter Garden Florida are located within the boundaries of a fully incorporated city where the residents enjoy the benefits that come along with it including, but not limited to a city maintained police and fire department for resident safety.
Winter Garden Florida Real Estate is about being a part of the family and the community because that is the very foundation of a true Winter Garden house. Contact a Real Estate Agent Winter Garden FL Expert today to discover why Winter Garden in Florida is the perfect place to call home!
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