Are you seeking a home which is convenient to Orlando but away from the hustle and bustle (and traffic) of the big city? We just may have the perfect location for you to call “home!” New homes for sale in Haines City, Florida, in Highland Homes’ Monticelli at Tower Lake neighborhood, are centrally located in the “Heart of Florida” offering a close-knit, small hometown with Orlando attractions and employment opportunities just 20 miles from your front door.

Convenience to Orlando Attractions

Located off Bates Road between US-27 and US-92, your new home at Monticelli at Tower Lake is within easy reach of Walt Disney World, Kissimmee, and Interstate 4, for fast travel to Orlando’s finest dining, shopping, employment and entertainment destinations.

Disney CastleWalt Disney World Resort is one of the nation’s most popular theme parks – and when you live in Haines City, this entertainment destination is only 20 miles or about 25 minutes away. Whether you’re a Disney Cast Member, Disneyphile, or just enjoy a casual weekend at the park, you’ll love the convenience to this magical destination.

For an evening out, Disney Springs is the place to dine and play, and even treat yourself to a fashionable find from one of more than 50 unique boutiques and brand-name shops. More than 50 eateries offer options from snacks and sweets to formal dining, with favorites such as the Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant, Paradiso 37, Rainforest Café, and even dinner with a show at the Fork and Screen Dine-in Theater at AMC Disney Springs 24! After dinner, finish off the night with a movie, live entertainment throughout the Springs, a concert at the House of Blues, or perhaps bowling at Splittsville!

Enjoy classic American fun at nearby Old Town Kissimmee, which offers a unique shopping and dining options, attractions, and perhaps best known for its year-round events. Live music or karaoke entertains most nights of the week, Sunday’s offer up a free family movie night under the stars, and Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday each host car or bike night events – the Saturday Nite Classic Car Show and Cruise is one of America’s longest running car cruise events!

Adjacent to Old Town, Fun Spot America is an old-school theme park with a carnival-like atmosphere offering roller coasters, kiddie rides, go karts and arcade games for a smaller price tag than most Orlando theme parks.

Your Hometown in the Heart of Florida

Although Orlando and its many amusements are close by, you don’t have to go far from home to have a great time! From breakfast foods to BBQ, pizzaerias, Asian, and even Caribbean, dining options are available for most palates. And, we’d be remiss to if we didn’t mention nearby breweries such as Grove Roots Brewing Company in Winter Haven, Swan Brewing in Lakeland and BrewPOP Brewery in Auburndale, as well as the True Blue Winery right up the road in Davenport.

Lake Eva Community Park is a great destination with a myriad of activities and events. The park is home to an aquatic center, event center, bandstand, tennis courts, basketball courts and even a walking trail that runs along the shore of Lake Eva – you can even fish the waters or relax on the lakeside beach! The park is host to the IRONMAN Florida 70.3 each April, puts on one of the best fireworks shows in Central Florida every 4th of July, and offers great events for foodies such as the annual Chili on the Ridge, annual Ribs on the Ridge, and Food Truck Friday’s during summer months.

Southern Dunes Golf Club

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Golf enthusiasts will enjoy nearby Southern Dunes Golf and Country Club, a top-ranked Florida golf course with dramatic hillside topography unique to our state. The club even features a great restaurant offering up breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a full bar.

And, Posner Park Shopping Center is just seven miles up the road, offering excellent shopping including Target, Dick’s Sporting Good, Books-A-Million, and PetSmart, a variety of dining, and entertainment at the upscale Cinepolis IMAX movie theater.

New Homes for Sale in Haines City, FL

It’s easy to see why Haines City is a great place to live, with small-town enjoyment and access to Orlando attractions and employment opportunities. Haines City is also an excellent place to purchase your first home, thanks to more affordable home prices than you would pay in Orlando itself.

Monticelli living room

New homes at Monticelli at Tower Lake are priced from the $210’s, with your choice of 10 home plans offering 1,594 to 3,141 square feet of living space with three- to six-bedrooms. Designed for your life with modern features and convenience, each unique home plan offers desirable features such as an open great room layout, private owner’s suite, and drop zone to keep life organized, along with a 2-car garage and covered lanai or Craftsman-style front porch for your outdoor living enjoyment.

And, when you purchase your new home at Monticelli at Tower Lake, not only do you select your ideal home layout but also personalize your dream home to your individual style and needs. At the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio, you’ll work with a professional designer to hand-select colors, features and finishes for each room in your new home! A wide variety of included selections are available at no extra cost, or you can choose to add luxurious upgrades for decadent finishing touches.

For more information on building your dream home in Haines City, contact our Haines City New Home Specialists at 863-438-5113 or visit the Highland Homes website.