The Dr. Phillips area is best known for its luxurious Multi-Million-Dollar homes, outstanding school system and the very popular Restaurant Row. The community of Dr. Phillips is located in Orange County, Florida and is southwest of Downtown Orlando and just minutes from the popular theme parks such as Disney World and Universal Studios. In fact, many Disney Executive call this area home. The affluent neighborhoods in the Dr. Phillips area amongst the Butler Chain of Lakes include Bay Hill and Orange Tree Country Clubs, Phillips Landing, Turtle Creek, Brentwood Club, Bristol Park, Vizcaya, Reserve at Cypress Point, Bay Vista Estates and Millionaire Row just to name a few. This upscale community offers luxury living at its finest.
The Dr. Phillips Orlando area has experienced explosive growth in the last 30 years due largely to the location of two key local industries; defense and tourism. Initially it was the construction of defense Lockheed Martin that had the greatest impact on Dr. Phillips, but that was only until the arrival of Disney World in 1971.
Disney World has had a huge impact on Central Florida, but nowhere is it more recognizable than in southwest Orlando and the Dr. Phillips area. The Dr. Phillips area has been able to maintain it's superb quality of life by timely upgrading the infrastructure and controlling growth. Many people move to the Dr. Phillips area due to the reputation of the public schools alone. Both elementary schools, the middle school and the high school, all part of Orlando County Public Schools, are award-winning.
Dr. Phillips High School DPHS) has to exceptional magnet programs. The Center for International Studies (CIS) and the Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program. The CIS magnet program focuses on addressing the ever-growing need for cultural awareness and practical ability to succeed in a diverse and multi-ethnic world. CIS students develop the skills, attain the knowledge, and cultivate an attitude of cross-cultural awareness that will assist them in whatever they pursue in their future. The Visual and Performing Arts (VAP) program was founded in 1993 for artistically talented students in Orange County, Florida. The VPA Magnet provides a structured arts curriculum within a strong academic program. Students receive intensive training both in their arts field and in their academic studies, providing a solid preparation for college. DPHS also has an exceptional athletic program featuring Lacrosse, Cross County Track, Men’s Basketball, Football, Golf and Wrestling.
The Dr. Phillips area has many recreational activities to choose from. There are plenty of activities available at the Orlando city parks, including sports leagues and classes of all types. The the Butler Chain of Lakes has some of the cleanest fresh water lakes in Florida, offering boating and fishing. Some developments grant deeded lake access to home-owners. Most neighborhoods in the Dr. Phillips area offer private parks, pools, playgrounds, gyms, docks and tennis courts. There are public access beaches at some of the lakes. For golf lovers the Dr. Phillips area is also the home of the world famous Arnold Palmer Bay Hill Club, home of the Bay Hill Classic, a prestigious PGA Tour stop.
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