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Aug. 21, 2017

A Closer Look at The Villages, Florida

The Villages FloridaLocated north of Orlando, The Villages is found in Sumter County, Florida. It's actually a census-designated place and shares its name with the master-planned, age-restricted retirement community call The Villages. While the entire area isn't age-restricted, the actual retirement communities found throughout are all 55+ communities.

Florida's Friendlies Hometown

The Villages has been named as Florida's Friendliest Hometown and for good reason. It was founded about three decades ago by the Morse family. The vision was to create a secure, inviting and friendly place for retirees to call home and enjoy life, and they succeeded. With a wide variety of homes, affordable prices and plenty of things to do, The Villages is certainly one of the top spots for retiring in all of Florida.

Homes & Villas in the Villages

The Villages offers a wide variety of options starting around $100K and going up to about $2 million. You can enjoy seasonal living or year-round living here with new and pre-owned homes available. With more than 56,000 homes found throughout, it won't be difficult to find the right place for you to call home.

Golf in the Villages

The Villages FloridaPlenty of golf is found all throughout The Villages. You can play complimentary golf for the rest of your life when you live here. Residents receive a free lifetime membership to all of the Country Clubs found throughout including both Nancy Lopez Legacy and Palmer Legends.

There are a total of 35 nine-hole courses found throughout the Villages. These are executive courses with mainly par 3 holes, but the occasional par 4 or par 5 is found on some courses. All courses offer something a little bit difference with a challenge for all skill levels.

Recreation Centers in the Villages

Another huge part of The Villages is the recreation. Many different options are found all throughout with numerous recreation centers. Some of the finest activities are found with both indoor and outdoor options, such as dance, arts and crafts, swimming, sports, social clubs and so much more.

America's Healthiest Hometown

The Villages has also been named s America's Healthiest Hometown because of the many option found throughout There are several neighborhood fitness centers and plenty of health care facilities throughout. MVP Sports Club is found here and provides the premier fitness choice in The Villages.

Shopping & Dining in the Villages

The Villages FloridaOf course, plenty of great shopping and dining is found close to every retirement community in The Villages. From fine dining to casual pubs, you'll find a little bit of everything here. Shopping includes many quaint boutiques throughout the town squares and a number of national brands you'll recognize.

Along with all the amenities, dining options and shopping options, The Villages is home to plenty of live entertainment and regular events. In addition, everything is just a golf car ride away, as many residents own and use their golf cars regularly. Instead of hopping in your regular car, many residents use golf cars to pick up groceries, go shopping, go out to dinner and for a number of other activities.

If you're looking to retire and have your sights set on Central Florida, The Villages will provide just what you're looking for. It's a very social atmosphere with plenty of great events to enjoy and some of the finest amenities of any retirement community in the country.

July 19, 2017

Most Affluent Cities & Towns in Central Florida

Affluent Homes in OrlandoMany great communities are found all throughout the Orlando area. There are several communities with a much higher median household income than average and some are considered to be very wealthy communities. Here's a look at some of the most affluent neighborhoods found throughout Orlando.

Windermere

A very affluent community in Orlando, Windermere provides a very high median household income at more than $111K. It's full of incredible homes, great amenities and plenty more. The average home sells for just under $1 million and some go as high as $2.35 million.

Oviedo

Another very affluent community found in Orlando is Oviedo. This city has a median household income of more than $82K and provides very luxurious homes. The city has been named as one of the top choices to live in by Relocate America multiple times and provides a very popular location. The community has homes in a wide range of prices, but some top the $2.5 million mark.

Oakland

The Town of Oakland is located in Orange County and has a median household income of more than $81K. Some of the non developed lots may start at just $35K, but homes average more than $500K and go up to far more than $1 million. Oakland is also home to some great lakefront properties.

Lake Mary

Found in Seminole County, Lake Mary comes in with a median household income of $76K. This very affluent area provides some very fine homes with prices coming in around $450K and up. Some will even top the $1 million mark.

Belle Isle

Another unique location with a high median household income, Belle Isle comes in at just over $71K. Many homes come in at more than $500K here and the average home sells for over $650K. Even condos within the area tend to be more luxurious and more expensive.

Edgewood

An Orange County gem with a median household income of more than $71K, Edgewood is a very affluent community. Homes in the area come in at an average of about $225K, which may seem low, but some of the area homes go up to as much as $1 million.

Maitland

Just under $71K for the median household income, Maitland is another one making the list. It's a popular location with homes ranging from about $125K all the way up to $3.7 million.

While these communities may not compare to the likes of Lake Nona, Isleworth, Doctor Phillips and Celebration when it comes to the homes, these communities are considered to be nearly as affluent, when looking at the median household income.

Median Household Income for Affluent Communities in Orlando

It's easy to see how some of the best towns and cities in Central Florida compare to the top and most well-known communities for the rich. Only Isleworth has a median household income well above those on the list above. If you're searching for a very affluent community in Central Florida, these are the best choices to consider.

July 11, 2017

New Multi-Family Development Called Pixon Breaking Ground in Lake Nona

Pixon Apartments Lake NonaPixon is the newest multi-family development in Lake Nona and it's set to break ground very soon. The development comes from Tavistock Development Company and they recently announced construction will begin in September 2017. The development will be located within walking distance of the Lake Nona Town Center at the intersection of Lake Nona Boulevard and Tavistock Lakes Boulevard.

Urban-Inspired Community

Pixon will be an urban-inspired development with a total of 201 units throughout. The modern flat community will provide a number of innovations and conveniences including a Tesla ride share program, Bluetooth door entry, 3D printer and plenty of great amenities throughout the building. A concierge delivery system will be provides, along with 32,500 square feet of retail found on the ground floor. It will also include the first micro-apartments in Orlando.

Building permits still need to be finalized by the City of Orlando before construction can start. Balfour Beatty Construction was chosen as the general contractor for Pixon and as long as the permits are approved, the project will break ground in September. The goal is to open the project in the Winter of 2018 with SPM Property Management handling the pre-leasing of the micro-, one- and two-bedroom units in the Summer of 2018.

Torti Gallas + Partners teamed up with M+A Architects to design the development with forward-thinking aesthetics, incredible amenities and so much more. The development will cover about 4.25 acres of land and will feature the debut of the ride share program from Tesla. There will be several onsite vehicles for residents to use to help encourage eco-friendly transportation. Electric car charging stations and bike storage will also be a part of the design.

The main building will stand 11 stories tall and will be connected to a three-story parking structure through a second-story walkway. Access controls will be found throughout the building with elevators, a 24-hour concierge and valet service, along with 24-hour express maintenance and valet trash pickup. Pixon will also be a pet-friendly building with a grooming and spa area for pets designed into the amenities package.

Other amenities expected as a part of the design include a 24-hour gym with top rated equipment. A game and media center will also be available, along with computers stations, a 3D printer, living room and so much more. Grilling stations, outdoor activities and a relaxation fountain are all expected, as well. The 11th floor will even feature a sky lounge with great views, private outdoor dining and a resident bar.

The Apartments

Pixon Micro Apartments in Lake NonaWithin the building will be 201 total residential units. These will include 6 micro units at about 360 square feet, 42 studies at about 560 square feet, 52 one-bedroom units at about 730 square feet and 101 two-bedroom units at about 1,050 square feet. There will also be one penthouse unit with 1,730 square feet of living space.

Apartments will feature 10-foot floor-to-ceiling windows with stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops, washers and dryers, frameless glass showers and more. The Lake Nona fiber network for internet will be available to residents, along with Bluetooth enabled entry door hardware and HD video.

This is a highly anticipated development in Lake Nona and will bring something new and exciting to one of the most innovative areas in all of Florida.

Posted in Lake Nona News
July 11, 2017

Top Orlando Lake Communities: Lake Minneola Clermont

Minneola FloridaLake Minneola in Clermont, Florida is one of the top lake communities in all of Central Florida. It's found just 30 minutes from Orlando and provides a quiet community near Lake Minneola and Lake Apopka. About 7,000 residents live here and many of the homes are found right on the lake.

The area is known for great events and social activities held throughout the year. Plenty of parks are found here to host all kinds of activities outside including picnics, hikes, biking events and more. The parks offer all kinds of activities to enjoy with sports courts, trails, inline skating, playgrounds and more.

Real Estate near Lake Minneola

Several neighborhoods offer great homes along Lake Minneola. The homes found along the northwestern banks of the lake are also found near or even bordering the Palisades Golf Course. It's very possible to get a lake home that is also a golf course home in this area.

Homes found along the Palisades Golf Course range from $300K to about $800K with the average home in this area at about $700K. Many of these homes offer both golf and lake options and sit right on the water.

The southern area of the lake is actually Clermont, which offers one of the top areas to call home in Central Florida. Homes in the Clermont area usually offer a lot from one-third acre to one acre with prices ranging from about $225K up to $500K.

The northeastern area of Lake Minneola also offers some land still available for building. Many of the parcels start around $120K and having a home built here will range from about $300K up to $800K.

Things to Do Near Lake Minneola

Of course, the lake provides the best activities with plenty of excellent fishing for Shellcracker, Bluegill and Largemouth Bass. Residents also enjoy a number of water sports including boating, swimming, paddle boarding and so much more. Many smaller lakes are also found in the area offering resident even more options for water fun.

Along with the lakes and the water activities, the Lakeridge Winery is found nearby. This attraction offers plenty of fun and was opened back in 1989. The winners covers 127 acres and offers tastings, entertainment and more. It serves about 110,000 visitors every single year.

Great Schools

Lake Minneola is known for the water activities and waterfront homes. However, it's also known for Lake Minneola High School, which was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top choices in the state. It made the top 14% in all of Florida for academic achievement and college readiness, according to the Best High Schools report.

The school actually ranked 121st in the state out of 889 schools and 2,087th in the nation. This may not seem great, but it puts the school in the top 10% in the entire country and it was awarded a silver medal.

Living near Lake Minneola

With plenty of things to do, great views and a variety of homes to choose from, Lake Minneola offers homebuyers a great option. You can choose a golf/waterfront home and enjoy the best of both worlds or just live near the lake. The location is one of the best in Central Florida and residents love the small town atmosphere just 30 minutes from Orlando.

June 27, 2017

Top Events Held Throughout Lake Nona

Lake Nona EventsLake Nona has all types of events held throughout the year. However, some of the ongoing events provide great social options, but may not usually make it onto your list. Here's a look at some of the ongoing events you may not be familiar with.

Lake Nona Nights: Live + Social

Held at Crescent Park, this event happens every Thursday. The Live + Social event offers live music, a local market and plenty of social interaction. It's a regular event you can enjoy from 6pm to 8pm every single week.

Lake Nona Nights: The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar

On the second Tuesday of every month from 5pm to 8pm, the food trucks of the area will take over the Lake Nona Town Center. You'll get to sample food and enjoy plenty of great choices. This is a regular event held every month in Lake Nona for all to enjoy. Some of the food trucks you might encounter here include:

    • Sweet City Gelato
    • Monster Lobsta
    • It's All Greek to Me
    • French Fry Junction
    • Hard Rock Orlando
    • Philly's Best

Yoga Nona in Lakehouse

Held on Saturdays starting on September 3rd, Yoga Nona in Lakehouse will be held. This class is great for beginners and great for those looking to get started with Yoga. It's an hour long and usually it's held outside, but during rainy season, it's often held in the Lakehouse.

Tai Chi in Lakehouse

Another event that is often moved into the Lakehouse during rainy times is the Tai Chi class. This is for residents of Lake Nona to enjoy on Sundays and provides a great choice. It's open to the public and perfect for beginners to try.

Lake Nona Concert Series

Another regular event held in Lake Nona is the concert series. This concert series often features the Baroque Chamber Orchestra and it's held at Crescent Park.

Ride 4 Ronald

An event held every fall, the Ride 4 Ronald event will be on October 15th this year. It will be held at the Lake Nona Town Center and it cost $50 per rider. It's a part of the CAAM Tour Series and includes riding anywhere from 10 to 60 miles depending on your choice. Hundreds of riders will get together to help benefits the families served by the organization. This will be the eight annual holding of the event.

Crescent Cinema

Another regular event held in Lake Nona includes a movie on the lawn. It's a monthly movie night with all types of different films on the big screen. You can enjoy sitting in your own comfortable chair, bring the kids and take in the movie with friends.

Along with these regular events, Lake Nona is home to some great holiday events and so much more. If you're looking for something to get involved in on a weekly or monthly basis, however, these events are a great choice. The Ride 4 Ronald is the only one not held multiple times throughout the year, but it's also one of the top events for charity in the area.

Posted in Lake Nona News
June 27, 2017

Top Orlando Lake Communities: Crescent Lake

Found just to the south of Lake Minnehaha, Crescent Lake provides a great place to call home. It's not nearly the size of some of the larger area lakes, such as Lake Mineola or Lake Louise. However, it does have a larger concentration of homes and many have docks right on the water. The lake also includes boardwalks throughout.

Many of the homes found along Crescent Lake provide easy access to the lake and everything around the area. Downtown Clermont is easily accessible, along with the many amenities and attractions in the area.

About Crescent Lake

Crescent Lake covers about 187 acres, which would normally be considered a large lake, but other lakes in the area cover more than 1,000 acres of space. It's located about 16 miles from the Walt Disney World Resort and provides plenty of great fishing, boating and water activities for the community. The lake is close to Highway 192 and many of the best area for shopping, dining and entertainment.

Real Estate on Crescent Lake

With many lots still available for custom building, Crescent Lake is one of the most desirable areas for those looking to build. It's also full of single-family homes from the 1970s, which range from about $250K to nearly $600K. Lots range from about 1/3rd to 3/4th of an acre for existing homes.

Crescent Lake homes are a bit exclusive because only about 5 to 10 go up for sale at one time. There aren't many homes for sale here very often because it's a very desirable place to call home. Some of the homes do provides a small dock or boathouse, while others could have one added. Many communities are found on Crescent Lake including:

  • Heatherstone at Crescent Lake
  • Orchid Edge at Crescent Lake
  • Jasmine Point at Crescent Lake
  • Laurel Run at Crescent Lake
  • Crepe Myrtle Cove at Crescent Lake
  • Willow Bend at Crescent Lake
  • Allamanda Grace at Crescent Lake
  • And More!

Many of these communities are newer with homes built in the late 1990s or early 2000s.

Things to Do near Crescent Lake

Crescent Lake offers a number of great water activities from boating and fishing to swimming. It's also an area full of outdoor options, such as tennis, football, soccer, basketball and so much more. Many of the communities include a park or they are found very close to a park. Of course, there are several great golf courses just a short drive away.

The homes found on Crescent Lake are also close to the many great shopping and dining options in Kissimmee, Florida. Plenty of access is found throughout the area when it comes to dining, shopping and entertainment. In addition, the communities here are just a short drive from Downtown Orlando, which provides plenty of attractions to enjoy.

Living on Crescent Lake

As a smaller lake compared to some of the others, many enjoy living on Crescent Lake for the natural beauty and the secluded location. It's close enough to many of the top attractions to enjoy, but far enough away to enjoy the serenity of living on the lake.

June 27, 2017

Top Orlando Lake Communities: Johns Lake

Found on the border of both Lake and Orange County, the community of Johns Lake is very popular. It's an undeveloped area, which is great for those looking for a true lake getaway. It does get referred to as the John's Chain quite a bit and the shoreline can vary, depending on who you talk to.

About Johns Lake

Johns LakeJohns Lake is very famous for the fishing, especially the bass fishing. There are several other species found in the lake, as well, but the bass fishing is incredible here. Other types of fish found here include bluegill, shellcracker and speckled perch. Part of the reason the bass fishing is so good was the restocking of a half-million bass fingerlings in 2003.

Johns Lake covers about 2,424 acres and it's divided into an easy and west pool, which are connected by a channel. This is why some refer to it as the Johns Chain. Both the eastern and southern shorelines are undeveloped areas offering a very peaceful setting.

There is a boat ramp located at 13620 Lake Boulevard in Winter Garden, which provides public access to Johns Lake.

Real Estate on Johns Lake

There are several communities found throughout the Johns Lake area. Many are newer communities, such as Johns Lake Landing Manor, which offers homes starting around $364K. This community provides many amenities, such as a golf course nearby and shopping not far away. It also offers lakefront options throughout the community.

This area is home to many affordable lake properties, along with some more luxurious options found on the water. Properties can actually start as low as $250K, but can go up to more than $1 million.

Things to Do near Johns Lake

Johns Lake communities are known for the fishing and the water activities. However, they are also close to many of the great Central Florida attractions. Top Orlando attractions are just a short drive away, while many other lakes are also very close by. Many of the communities are located close to shopping and dining options, as well.

In addition to the easy access to Orlando, communities near Johns Lake are found just a few hours from Tampa and from the Kennedy Space Center. It's a location allowing day trips to both coasts of Florida, along with great access to everything Central Florida has to offer.

Schools near Johns Lake

Johns Lake communities are served by the Lake County Schools in most areas. The schools most likely to serve students in this area include Grassy Lake Elementary, Windy Hill Middle and East Ridge High Schools. All three are considered good choices for students to get an education.

Living on Johns Lake

Living on or near Johns Lake gives residents access to some of the best fishing in all of Central Florida. It's also a prime location for the many area attractions and even a trip to Tampa is pretty easy. There are several good reasons to call the Johns Lake area home and with real estate ranging from very affordable to luxurious, there's a bit of something for all homebuyers here.

June 27, 2017

A Look at the New Grown Restaurant in Lake Nona

Grown RestaurantGrown is a new restaurant opened in the Lake Nona area. It just opened in the Lake Nona Landing Shopping Center and will be serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Right now, it's just in the soft opening phase and the menu is limited, but by the end of the summer, it will be fully open and ready to serve everything they are known for.

Grown bring something different and much needed to the world of fast food. It's not only a healthy choice, but an organic choice perfect for those on the go looking to eat healthy. You don't have to compromise anymore when you visit Grown.

About Grown

Started by Ray Allen and his wife Shannon, Grown was originally designed as a concept for moms on the go. Shannon came up with the idea on her television show called Pre-Game Meal. She had been preparing pre-game meals for her husband for 18 years before she took this concept to the public. The healthy means she prepared helped to eventually launch this restaurant.

The mission of the restaurant is to provide real food that is cooked slowly for people in a hurry. The menu is 100% organic and focuses on farm-to-fork cuisine rich in nutrients. They use a large network of farms with organic, sustainable and local ingredients without GMOs, hormones, processed sugar or preservatives. The restaurant takes care of guest by avoiding cross contamination and everything has the ability to become a vegan or vegetarian dish, when requested.

The Menu

The menu for Grown kicks off with a half-dozen choices for smoothies all made with the best fruit you can find. They also serve cold pressed juice, coffee and tea.

Breakfast is served daily with items such as the Acai Bowl, Egg Ohm-Wich, Two Egg Ohm-Let, Glute-Free Blueberry Pancakes and more. In addition to the breakfast menu, they offer an all-day menu with options ranging from free-range chicken to homemade falafel and so much more. You get to choose the protein you want, the vegetable you want, your grain and your sauce. They also provide a build-your-own-salad option, which allows you to choose what you want, as well.

The menu at grown also includes soups. They have a chicken tortilla, gluten-free vegan minestrone and a seasonal soup of the day. These are all small batch soups made fresh regularly. There's even an Almost Grown menu for those kids under 12 years of age.

Hours and Location

Grown is located in Miami at 8211 South Dixie Highway and the Miami location is open from 9am to 9pm daily. The Lake Nona location will be found in the Lake Nona Landing Shopping Center inside the Walmart. The address is 11930 Narcoossee Road in Orlando. This location is expected to keep the same hours as the Miami location

Grown provides the Lake Non area with the first true organic, affordable and delicious fast food restaurant. It's a convenient way to eat healthy and local with many great local farms and suppliers providing the ingredients for every single dish.

Posted in Lake Nona News
June 20, 2017

Top Orlando Lake Community: Clermont Chain of Lakes

Fishing on Clermont Chain of LakesOrlando offers a number of great lake communities with some beautiful lakefront homes throughout. Clermont Chain of Lakes is one of those communities, which includes plenty of excellent lakefront homes to choose from.

Found just to the west of Orlando, the town of Clermont provides 11 beautiful lakes making up the chain. More than 8,500 acres of lakes are found here including Lake Emma and Lake Lucy. Some of the best fishing is also found throughout these lakes with largemouth bass, perch and many other species available. Clermont is also known as the "wakeboarding capital of the world" and offers a number of great water sports.

Clermont Chain of Lakes Real Estate

Many homes are found throughout the Clermont area near and on the lakes. Some of the homes may start as low as about $225K, but those found on the golf course or lakefront will be much higher. Homes found along Palisades Golf Course may start around $300K and go up to $800K, but the average is about $700K. Other homes found on the northeaster side of Lake Minneola run from about $300K up to $800K. This area also offers some lots starting around $120K.

Crystal Cove is one of the popular neighborhoods found along the northeastern side of the community. Palisade Golf Court is another very popular community, while West Lake offers a more commercialized area, along with Waterfront Park found along Palm Street.

Crescent Lake offers a good option as a part of the Clermont Chain of Lakes. Many of the homes are a bit older in this section, but they are also a bit more affordable. Lots are still available around Crescent Lake, as well.

The Clermont Chain of Lakes

The Clermont Chain of Lakes provides a number of options including:

  • Cherry Lake - 405 acres
  • Crescent Lake - 129 acres
  • Cook Lake - 21 acres
  • Lake Emma - 170 acres
  • Lake Hiawatha - 52 acres
  • Lake Louisa - 3,573 acres
  • Lake Lucy - 365 acres
  • Lake Minnehaha - 2,411 acres
  • Lake Minneola - 1,890 acres
  • Lake Palatlakaha - 110 acres
  • Lake Susan - 202 acres
  • Lake Winona - 79 acres
  • Wilson Lake - 41 acres

All of these lakes are well-known for offering great water activities including fishing, wakeboarding and so much more. In fact, a year-round school called The Wakeboarding Camp is held her eon Lake Minneola.

Clermont Chain of Lakes Fishing

The Clermont Chain of Lakes is one of the most popular when it comes to fishing and waters ports. Plenty of great options are found all throughout the chain for fishing including largemouth bass, channel catfish, speckled perch and much more. With dredge holes and sunken trees all throughout, fishing is great throughout. Some have even said it's the best place for largemouth bass fishing in the entire world.

Clermont Chain of Lake Location

Found to the west of Orlando, Clermont provides a convenient location allowing residents to enjoy the city. It's located near some of the best water in Central Florida and close enough for residents to enjoy all of the major attractions in Orlando.

June 20, 2017

Top Orlando Lake Community: Lake Louisa

The largest lake found in the Clermont chain of lakes, Lake Louisa provides plenty of space and plenty of homes. Half the lake is a part of the Lake Louisa State Park, while the northern end is full of residential subdivisions and waterfront homes.

Lake Louisa State Park

Lake Louisa State ParkFound just a short drive from Orlando, the Lake Louisa State Park covers about 4,500 acres. It's known for the rolling hills and beautiful lakes and has been designated as an Outstanding Florida Water Way. Lake Louisa may be the largest lake at the park, but Dixie Lake and Hammond Lake are also very accessible from the state park.

The state park provides a place for kayaking, fishing, canoeing and many other outdoor activities. It's also known for an abundance of wildlife including raccoons, squirrels, white-tail deer, bobcats, osprey, bald eagles and gopher tortoises. Many other activities are available at Lake Louisa State Park including equestrian, picnicking swimming, hiking and more.

The Homes Near Lake Louisa

Lake Louisa provides a number of great homes throughout the northeaster section of the lake along Lake Louisa Road. Many of the homes have docks with boat access and some even have wooded lots. Many of the homes were built in the 1960s and 1970s and some have been renovated with more modern-day features. This area of Lake Louisa offers many homes from about $500K to $1 million.

Along Oswalt Road, on the western side of the lake, there are many homes with waterfront access. Some lots are available with waterfront access on two or even three sides in this area. Homes on the western side can range from $200K to $800K and lots for sale in this area range from $75K to $200K. Those looking to build on Lake Louisa will find plenty of options on the western side of the lake.

Homes found on the western side of the lake were built after 1960 and come with one to three acres of land. Many provide docks and boat access, while some may need a dock put in, but it's very possible in this area. These homes are also found near many other lakes, such as Saw Mill Lake, Lake Glona and Lake Nellie.

Lake Louisa Schools

Homes found around Lake Louisa are served by the Lake County Public School District. This district includes Pine Ridge Elementary School, Gray Middle School and South Lake High School, which are all highly rated. Students in this area also have access to some private schools.

Living on Lake Louisa

Those choosing to call Lake Louisa home will enjoy plenty of fun at the state park with all types of outdoor activities. Many other nature preserves and places for water activities are found throughout the area. Hiking trails are numerous and some horse trails are even found in this section of Central Florida.

Plenty of great homes are found right on the waters of Lake Louisa. Some lots are even available for those looking to build a new home. It's a very desirable area with plenty to offer for those looking to live the lake lifestyle.