The Bay Hill area was originally developed by Arnold Palmer's development company and the Bay Hill Golf and Country club still hosts a PGA event there each year. Set against the East side of Lake Tibet, Chase and Blanche in the very desirable Butler Chain of Lakes, Bay Hill offers a variety of homes, townhomes and condominiums in a variety of styles and sizes. Convenient to both downtown Orlando and the attractions area, Restaurant Row on Sand Lake Road is just outside the neighborhoods of Bay Hill. It’s located in Orange County with a population of almost 5,000 as of 2010. Bay Hill is actually a part of the Dr Phillips Community, but is is so large, sought after and desired by so many buyers that we have listed it separately within the Orange County communities.
Bay Hill is located at Apopka Vineland Road and Sand Lake Road. It sits in about the 8 o'clock position if you are looking down at a map of Orlando and using downtown Orlando as the center. The neighborhood is bordered by Windermere to the south, Lake Buena Vista to the north, is located on either side of Apopka-Vineland Road in Orange County’s southwest region, and is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical area. It is close to all the theme parks and attractions in Orlando situated just Northeast of Disney World, Southwest of Universal Studios and Northwest of Sea World.
If you’re new to the area, Bay Hill is certainly a neighborhood you should consider for your next home. This upscale community is close to the Butler Chain of Lakes, making it a water-lovers dream for the opportunities to spend free time fishing and boating. Golfers will also benefit from living in Bay Hill having access to the Bay Hill Club and Lounge. Of course the whole family will love living near famous attractions such as Disney World, Restaurant Row on Sand Lake Row, and nearby shopping and entertainment. Take a look at what else you can expect living in the beautiful neighborhood of Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida.
The Bay Hill neighborhood of Orlando a popular place to live, being home to around 1,500 families back in 2000 with a median income per family of around $102k. You’ll find many folks of all ages living here with the highest population of 45 to 64 year olds with children under 18 being the second highest group of people living here. Kids can attend the Orange County Public School system which includes Dr. Phillips Elementary for PreK-5, Southwest Middle School for middle school, and Dr. Phillips High School for high school, all within 3 miles.
Many people find that Bay Hill is a great choice for those that are looking for the perfect place to raise a family. It’s near great amenities and attractions close by to a great school district of Orange County District, offers a variety of home options, and recreational opportunities are endless. There are important facilities in the area include the Health Central Hospital just 8 miles away, Dr. Phillips Hospital just 4 miles away, a shopping center with groceries under 2 miles away, and the popular “Restaurant Row” within a mile of the neighborhood.
You’ll spend your free time enjoying great neighborhood amenities while having the option to drive to nearby attractions, include Downtown Orlando just 11 miles away, Walt Disney World, Sea World, and Universal just minutes away in Central Florida. You’ll get to shop, dine, attend sporting events, enjoy nightlife, and enjoy museums all outside of your neighborhood at these beloved Florida attractions.
You can spend the weekends enjoying your own neck of the woods, with opportunities to try water sports like kayaking and skiing at the Butler Chain of Lakes, or go fishing, boating, and sunbathing with the whole family. In addition, you’ll be living next to a favorite golf club, the Bay Hill Club & Lodge, where you can hit the spa, play a round of tennis, get your fitness on, hit the links, or enjoy a nice dinner right in your backyard.
Whether you’re looking for a single-family home to a large luxury estate, Bay Hill is a great option to live for any lifestyle that is looking for the best location and amenities.