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Lake Nona › About Lake Nona
Real Estate in Lake Nona Florida is booming despite the recent downturn in the economy. This is due to the development of our Medical City area which is bringing in hundreds of new high income jobs as well as students studying to become medical professionals. The Lake Nona area is also one of the last large areas of land in Orlando available for both commercial and residential development. From our soon to be developed downtown retail and entertainment area to our proximity to Orlando's International Airport, attractions and downtown area, Lake Nona has much to offer now and in the coming years. From entry level villas to luxury golf and lakefront homes, Lake Nona has something for everyone. Come on in and search for your new Lake Nona home!
The Lake Nona area is located in the Southeast corner of Orlando. It is Approx 20 minutes from downtown Orlando and 30 minutes from Cocoa Beach.
Long before this area was know as Lake Nona, most of the land off of Narcoossee Road was rural farmland. There were a few homes located out in the Isle of Pines and Lake Whippoorwill-Hart areas but not much else. That all changed when the 417 Greenway was built opening the area up to development.
When the Tavistock group purchased 7,000 acres of land on the West side of Narcoossee Road they put into development a master plan that would create an economic powerhouse in Orlando. The Lake Nona Golf and Country Club was built and became a popular residents from some of today's most well know professional golfers and athletes. Four new neighborhoods were developed: Northlake Park, Water's Edge, Village Walk and Laureate Park along with two shopping centers and the Medical City area which will not only include major hospital and medical research facilities but a massive outdoor shopping complex and the Laureate Park neighborhoods.
Just about anyone who has ever picked up a golf club and taken a swing has heard of the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, but this area is also home to two other beautiful, championship quality Golf Course Communities in Lake Nona. Looking to walk out of your back door and on to the fairway? The take a look at the Eagle Creek Golf Club and the NorthShore at Lake Hart Golf Community. Both feature challenging courses and beautifully landscaped communities.
Looking for something to do on the weekends? The Lake Nona area is home to tranquil Moss Park, Orange County's largest park. Kick back and enjoy Florida nature at its best! Looking for a little more excitement? Lake Nona is close to all of Orlando's Attractions and beaches. For those who like to adventure just a little further, the Orlando International Airport is less than 10 min away.
You will find a variety of restaurants in the Lake Nona Area from Asian to Yogurt, from quick serve to sit-down. There are plenty of shopping options in Lake Nona from basic need items right in the area to major retailers in nearby area malls. And let's not forget the new Lake Nona Town Center in the Medical City area.
The Lake Nona area is not only a great place to live, work, and play but it is a wonderful place to send your kids to school. The Lake Nona Schools are regularly top rated schools in Orange county and Lake Nona High Schools Collegiate Programs allows students to take classes that will count as college credit so that they could graduate college with an AA degree from Valencia.