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Lake Nona is located in the Southeast corner of Orange county. The community is a Master Planned community with an exquisite golf course and spectacular homes throughout the community. The community is located about 30-45 minutes from downtown Orlando. It is about 10-15 minutes from the Orlando International Airport. The community is accessed off from Narcoossee Road between the 528 and the 417.
Lake Nona is growing at a fast pace in part due to its massive Medical City. The Medical City is a 650 acre site with everything from medical research to hospitals. The brand new Nemours children’s hospital has already opened with one of the nations most state of the art children’s hospitals. The brand new VA hospital is the first VA hospital built since 1995 with a new $665 million, state-of-the-art facility will increase accessibility to health care for approximately 400,000 of Central Florida’s veterans. Central Florida is now a stop along the way for our veterans returning from war in an effort to help provide them with their needed medical attention. The massive Medical City also includes facilities for the University of Central Florida, University of Florida, Florida Hospital and more. The expansive project brings doctors and scientist from across the country and world to better healthcare and improve care for area patients. Improving the quality of life for patients and the people of in and around Orlando and much of Central Florida.
At the heart of the development of the community, is the desire to preserve the environment and the community. The community has more than 1,000 acres of lakes and waterways. Forty percent of the community has been left as green space. Every development in the community has set aside space for residents to enjoy nature. Lake Nona has 44 miles of paved and unpaved paths. Lake Nona encourages healthy living through its easy access to these extensive pathways for the entire family to get out and enjoy nature as well as healthy eating through community gardens. There are parks throughout the community with more outdoor activities.
The schools in the Lake Nona area are among the best in Central Florida. The elementary school for Lake Nona is Northlake Park. The elementary school for Eagle’s Creek is Eagle Creek. The middle school is Lake Nona Middle. Lake Nona High School is rated an “A” which is rare in Orange County. Lake Nona high offers students that opportunity to work toward college credit, and in the near future, work toward the completion of the Associate in Arts degree. There are also programs to prepare students looking for a future in health care through a partnership with Florida Hospital. Valencia Community college has a campus located next to Lake Nona high school offering students easy access to additional courses for their advancement.
The Lake Nona golf course is a private championship golf course located among spectacular greens. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club is a 600-acre private residential golf club community set amidst pristine freshwater lakes and a canopy of tall oaks, pines and native cypress trees. Lake Nona Golf & Country Club boasts a splendid array of neighborhoods and residences, priced from $1 million to more than $7 million, constructed by some of the leading custom builders in the south. In 2015, Golf Digest ranked Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in 30th place in the state of Florida. The course offers many tournaments including the Solheim Cup and the Tavistock Cup.
Currently the community has very little shopping within its surrounding area. There is a Publix which does serve the Lake Nona grocery shopping needs, but there are limited choices with restaurants and other types of shopping. The solution is on it’s way. The construction of the Lake Nona Town Center will relieve Lake Nona’s shopping concerns shortly. The finished Lake Nona Center will include a Cinema, lots of dining options, as well as many other shopping choices.
Eagle Creek is not located within the area of Lake Nona. However, it is another community located just outside of Lake Nona which has its fans as well. The community has its own 18 course golf course which is a designated “Audubon International Silver Signature” course. The community has protected space for wildlife as well as give a pristine surroundings for residents and visitors, featuring more than 90 white sand bunkers and dramatic bulkheads embracing water hazards and greens, all nestled beneath a canopy of towering trees and foliage. The community is also still expanding and enjoys the same schools as Lake Nona. Eagle Creek is also a guard gated community. See Eagle Creek Homes
The majority of the new homes in the Lake Nona community are built green friendly with everything from extra insulation to energy efficient windows. Their is a vast range in prices in homes within the community. Townhouses within the community are priced in the $200-300k range. While home prices start in the high $500k and range into the multi millions. Location on water and golf course having a huge determination on the value. Eagle Creek homes value from the mid $300’s up to about a million. For those families looking for an affordable guard gated community in the area, but are out of the Lake Nona price range, Eagle Creek is a great option. If you are looking for homes in the Lake Nona area, please take a look at all the homes currently on the market in the MLS in Lake Nona. We can help you with finding the home of your dreams.This is the most accurate list of available homes in the Lake Nona community. If you need a search for Eagles Creek, just let us know.
Lake Nona Subdivisions
Kingsington Shores Lake Nona Laureate Park Villagewalk Lake Nona
Enclave Village Walk Lake Nona Estates Northlake Park Waters Edge Lake Nona
Fells Landing Lake Nona Golf & Country Villages Southport