Lakes at Mount Dora

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9050 Lakes of Mt Dora Blvd, Mount Dora, Florida 32757 -

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  • Builder:Medallion Builders, Pringle Development
  • Price Range:$170000 - $599000
  • Home Type:
    Single Family Home
  • Number of Homes:950
  • New / Resale: Both
  • Age Restriction:55 & Better
  • Gated:Yes
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Additional Facts
  • Airport: 27.30 miles
  • Hospital: 7.18 miles
  • City:
    Mount Dora
  • Home Exterior:

    Stucco
  • SF Range:

    1673 - 2792
  • Lawn Care: Included
  • Featured Amenity: Walking & Biking, Club House, Fitness Facility, Outdoor Pool, Fishing Lakes, Ballroom, Billiards, Card Room, Hobby & Crafts Room, Library, Computer Room, Community Kitchen, Parks & Natural Space,

What is Unique about The Lakes Mount Dora?

The network of lakes and homes with water views are what defines the uniqueness of the community. The Grand Resort Amenity with large outdoor resort pool sit on an island within the largest lake.  One of the best kept secrets of this community is reserved for Aviation Enthusiasts as the community is attached to the neighboring Mid Florida Air Service Airport a small landing strip with a collection of private hangers.

Life at The Lakes Mount Dora

Lakes of Mount Dora is a perfect spot in Florida where anyone can feel the relaxed atmosphere of a small town. The “New England of South” has house designs that is perfect in giving away a dramatic ambiance of the place. This little community at the center of Florida is home to people who are looking for one of the best places for retirement. It is now developed by Medallion Home builders and is currently completing 950 single-family homes. The construction of the site started in 2005. The Lakes of Mount Dora has certified excellent amenities for the convenience of the Active Adults 55 & Better.

Quality crafted residences are the pride of the place. Adding to that is the natural beauty of the waterfront community. One of its prides is being select     ed as one of the “Top 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States.” It deserved a good feature story in the Where to Retire Magazine. 

Lakes of Mount Dora is indeed a perfect place for retirement. 75% of the houses are expected to be constructed with waterfront views – just a perfect sight in the morning before starting the day.

The classic Florida structure of the homes at Lakes of Mount Dora is of sophisticated style. The clubhouse is also a model of elegance and beauty at the center of the community. It is called the Island Club because water lakes are around it. Residents can even get there by a boat. The entrance to the chic amenity shows a high ceiling with chandeliers, art pieces on opposite walls and very classy furniture. The library is a spacious room that resembles a living room. It has books mounted on the surrounding shelves. Comfortable chairs and sofas are arranged in the center of the room. Windows are high and wide to accommodate natural light and to have a good view of the outdoor amenities.

The grand ballroom is literally grand with chandeliers, tables and chairs with the very typical English design. Everyone is encouraged to use the fitness room where modern exercise equipments like weights and treadmills are installed. The card room is also big and has more than 40 seats for the residents. There are also designated rooms for playing pool and a computer room. Outside the clubhouse is the scent of surrounding waters, including the outdoor hotel style pool.  

Adults 55 and better who are retiring to Lakes of Mount Dora will have a year-round activity of fun and excitement. The vast arrays of interests are distributed in groups and clubs that regularly meet for planning and social gatherings. The Lakes of Mount Dora is a great place to retire. It is a place where residences are waterfront homes. Parks and open spaces are gracefully painted on the tropical landscape surrounding the community and where festivals and events are moments that each resident awaits. 

The Lakes Mount Dora Homes and Real Estate

The Lakes of Mount Dora is a gated retirement community for adults 55 and better. New and resale homes are available for sale (2015). To be able to buy a home, one should have a budget ranging from high $100s to high $500s. The erected homes are of classic Florida style and architecture. These are all single-family abodes that are intended to be low in maintenance and worry-free. House designs are so sophisticated that even the smallest model has the air of luxury. 

Pringle Development was the first builders to handle this classy project in 2005. After completing about 200 homes in 2008, Medallion Homes purchased the remaining home sites. The next builder was able to provide 12 single story ranch plans to choose from. These are categorized into three collections – Single Family 40’, Single Family 50’ and Single Family 60’. The new floor plans have spaces starting from 1,673 sq. ft. up to 2,811 sq. ft. These models are already being offered since 2011 while the models from Pringle Homes are only available for resale.

The Lakes Mount Dora Area Attractions

Lakes of Mount Dora is strategically nestled south of Florida. It is also called the New England of the South because of its posh architecture, low crime rate and natural beauty. Its inviting climate continues to attract adults who are looking for a great retirement location. Another perk of living in this quaint small town is its proximity to shopping malls and restaurants. People just love to shop and eat and this is the perfect place for them to have a taste of the rich culture that Florida is offering. 

Nearby attractions that are also packed with tourists are the Universal Studios and Disney World which are less than an hour and half away. Children and adults also get the hang of loving Kennedy Aeronautics Center and the Sea World for an out of this world experience with nature and life. Nearby towns that have special spots to visit are Orlando, Leesburg and Clermont.

Industry Expert Review

Outstanding Community design with all roads positioned over a large collection of lakes giving most residents a wonderful water view. The developer wisely installed community sidewalks on both sides of the streets as the numerous lakes are clearly the centerpiece of the community encouraging residents to get out and walk and enjoy the water views and abundance of nature.  The clubhouse offers and excellent design with award winning resort pool. The community has been recognized by several retirement publications for its incredible amenities and land design. 

 

Amenities

  • Walking & Biking
  • Club House
  • Fitness Facility
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Fishing Lakes
  • Ballroom
  • Billiards
  • Card Room
  • Hobby & Crafts Room
  • Library
  • Computer Room
  • Community Kitchen
  • Parks & Natural Space
Year Build : 2005
Property/Community Type : Single Family Home
Size Of Community (Number of Units) : 950
Club House : Yes
Garage : 2 Car
Maintenace Provided : No
Swimming Pool : Owned by Community
Fitness Facility : Owned by Community
Golf Facility(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
Coastal Area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Mountain/foot hills area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Lake Property(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
College Town(College or University Within 15 Mile Radius) : No
Fitness Facility(Within 2 Mile Radius) : No
Organized events onsite : Yes

Floor Plans

Floor plans

Pringle Homes - Single Family Homes

Price Range: Low $200000 – High $599000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
Balmoral 1475 2+Den or 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Carlisle 1601 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Langley 1700 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Scarsborough 1850 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Huntly 1862 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
York 1875 3 2 2.5 Floor Plan View
St. Andrews 2100 2+Den or 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
Stirling 2461 3+Den 2 3 Floor Plan View
Hampton 2792 3+Den 3 3 Floor Plan View
Floor plans

Medallion Home - Single Family Homes 40

Price Range: Low $170000 – High $455000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
St. Kitts 1673 3 2 2 Floor Plan View
St. Thomas 2159 3+Den 2 2 Floor Plan View
Antigua 2510 2+Den or 3 2.5 2 Floor Plan View
Grenada 2725 2+Den 2 2 Floor Plan View
Floor plans

Medallion Home - Single Family Homes 50

Price Range: Low $370000 – High $559000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
St. Lucia 2693 3+Den 2 2 Floor Plan View
Grand St. Croix 2696 3+Den 2 2 Floor Plan View
St. Maarten 2922 3 2 2.5 Floor Plan View
Floor plans

Medallion Home - Single Family Homes 60

Price Range: Low $270000 – High $429000

 
Name Square Feet Beds Baths Garage Floor Plan
Aruba 2395 3+Den 2 2 Floor Plan View
Barbados 2470 4+Den 3 2 Floor Plan View
St. John 2507 4 3 3 Floor Plan View
Santa Maria 2615 3 3 3 Floor Plan View
Barbados II 2811 4+Den 3 2 Floor Plan View

Lifestyle

  • Rod & Gun club
  • Early Birds Dining Group
  • Financial Interest Group
  • Acrylic Painting Class
  • Stained Glass Class
  • Red Hatters
  • Tea Society
  • Golf Outings
  • Casino Cruises
  • Mexican Train
  • Men's & Ladies Softball
  • Horseshoes
  • Aerobics
  • Mat Pilates
  • Bocce Ball
  • One-Stroke Painting
  • Ping Pong
  • Walk Away The Pounds
  • Water Aerobics
  • Bridge
  • Line Dancing
  • Photography
  • Nature Garden
  • Swamp Stompers (Kitchen Band)
  • Texas Hold'em
  • Hand & Foot
  • Billiards
  • Christian Movie Night
  • Geocaching
  • Model Railroading
  • Book
  • Music Lovers
  • Weight Watchers
  • Computer
  • Lap Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Pinochle
  • Pickleball
  • Tai Chi
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Scrap Booking
  • Bingo
  • Mah Jongg
  • Travel
  • Poker
  • Ceramics
  • Bike
  • Chess
  • Bunko
  • The Island Club - 18,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Outdoor Resort-Style Pool with Lap Lanes

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