Windermere Real Estate for Sale

Windermere Florida is located in Southwest Orange County, 14 miles southwest of Orlando and about 2 miles north of Walt Disney World. Windermere is surrounded by what is called the Butler Chain of Lakes  which is a system of interconnected canals and lakes. The three biggest lakes are Lake Butler, Lake Downs and Lake Bessie. These sandy bottom lakes are some of the finest lakes that Central Florida has to offer.
Windermere Florida is home Orlando's elite, including PGA Golfers, NBA Basketball stars, the area's local corporate executives and numerous national entrepreneurs. Along with the multi-million dollar homes in communities like Isleworth, Reserve at Lake Butler and Chaine du Lac, there are several areas with homes under a million dollars, including Keenes Point and the Lakes of Windermere.  Many of the Windermere communities are gated with homes that enjoy breathtaking lakefront views or homes situated on golf courses. All residences enjoy the amenities of a small town atmosphere and local organizations and events.
Windermere Amenities

The town of Windermere offers numerous activities for an active outdoor lifestyle. The lakes are excellent for fishing, skiing, and boating. The serene parks offer hiking trails, bird watching, and biking. Windermere Florida is home to the Jack Nicholas golf course located in the Isle Worth Community.
Windermere Homes for Sale

Windermere Florida encompasses the best of Florida living and has recently been voted the #1 top choice town for families and children by neighborhood scout. The Windermere area offers beautiful town-homes, single family home, golf course homes and luxurious lakefront estate homes. There are even some lots available for you to bring your own builder and to build your dream home.

Schools in Windermere, Florida

The Windermere area takes pride in its outstanding top rated schools. The public schools in the area include: Windermere Elementary, Gotha Middle School, and Olympia High School. Each of these public schools made the grade in the 2007-2008 school year with an A rating.

Windermere Elementary School focuses on working cooperatively as a team to support each other in the growth and knowledge of the best practices in education, so that the can provide an educational program that will enable all students to acquire skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to succeed.

Gotha Middle School
is a student-oriented school that focuses on the whole child. They promote a partnership between students, educators, parents and the community to achieve the goals of: academic excellence, character development, technological proficiency and preparing students for transition to high school and beyond.

Olympia High School’s focus is to provide an educational experience that extends to students, faculty, administrators and staff. All members of their school are engaged as life-long learners to improve skills and knowledge in an atmosphere of trust, effort and results.

Dr. Phillips High School has two 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.

If you are ready to call Windermere Florida your home or to begin building your dream home contact Karen Arbutine today at 888-727-7778.


Windermere Florida Real Estate News

Windermere Florida Ranks #1 Top Choice Town For Families with Children
Neighborhood Scout recently named Windermere Florida the #1 Top Choice Town for Families with Children. The decision was based on top quality public schools and exceptionally family-friendly environment, safety from crime, a high proportion of families with children in the community, many adults with college degrees or even advanced degrees, many families who own their homes, and homes that are predominantly single-family residences, regardless of the setting being urban, suburban or rural. Windermere Florida excelled in all of these areas making it the #1 Top Choice Town for Families with Children.

Map of Windermere, Florida

If you are ready to call Windermere Florida your home or to begin building your dream home contact Karen Arbutine today at 888-727-7778.