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Those who have ever wished of owning Winter Haven new homes, but believed that they could not afford the home of their dreams, should think again! At Highland Homes, we offer quality new homes for affordable prices to fit almost every buyer’s budget and needs at Overlook Ridge in Winter Haven.
Buyers have the opportunity to purchase new homes at this community for an unbelievably affordable $99 down payment and pricing from just $99,900. For the affordable price, homebuyers will be pleased to find out that they can purchase an extraordinary home designed to fit their individual needs. Homebuyers design their home with a variety of trend setting options at the Highland Homes design studio. In fact, instead of just one or two standard countertop and carpet colors like a lot of builders offer, Highland homebuyers can choose from more than 25 included Wilsonart countertop choices, eight colors of Mohawk stain-resistant carpet and 25 Armstrong vinyl flooring designs. Hundreds of upgrade options are also available! Read More→
There is a lot going on in Winter Haven these days. Everywhere you look a new business is popping up, and even the area’s latest development, Legoland Florida, has plans for expansion. The city is definitely in a state of growth, and our Winter Haven new homes are in the center of it all.
The Landings, a redevelopment project on the Chain of Lakes complex property, recently announced that its first tenant will be Panera Bread, and more tenant announcements are expected soon. Other new businesses to the Winter Haven area coming soon including Aldi, Zaxby’s, Murphy Oil Corporation and Pet Supermarket, and the city also offers recently opened businesses including Honey Baked Ham on Cypress Garden Boulevard and the Laughing Owl Market in downtown.
Legoland Florida also has plans for growth. The theme park revealed details of its upcoming water park rides. The water park is set to open by this summer and will include a Build-A-Raft lazy river, Twin Chasers tube ride and the Duplo Plash Safari. Read More→
The New Year is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings, and it seems that we’ll be seeing both here in Florida. Those shopping for new homes and new jobs will be happy to hear that Winter Haven and Lakeland homes will be in the center of an economic expansion, according to the recent Forbes.com article “Where the Jobs Will (and Won’t) Be in 2012.”
Both cities plan to increase their workforces at an accelerated rate this year as compared to other metropolitan areas in the country, and several key factors are contributing to this growth. In Winter Haven, the highly anticipated theme park, Legoland Florida, opened and brought with it approximately 1,100 jobs, and the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce reports upcoming employment opportunities with CSX and planned retail developments.
In addition to the development in Winter Haven, Lakeland is home to many corporate headquarters including Publix, Geico and WellDyne RX, all of which have been in a hiring mode, and Coca-Cola recently announced expansion of their Auburndale facility. Read More→
We recently told you about our “Home of the Year” win at the Polk County Parade of Homes for the Edinburgh II model home located at Overlook Ridge, our latest community of Winter Haven homes. Now, we invite you to celebrate our win and this new community at the Overlook Ridge Grand Opening Celebration on Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 13 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
In addition to getting an inside peak at what makes the Edinburgh II such an amazing floor plan, Grand Opening visitors will receive special incentives including our $99 Moves You In offer and $5,000 in free upgrades or closing cost assistance—just for coming out to share in our Grand Opening excitement.
Featuring well-appointed designs, furnishings and decorations from our very own Selection Studio consultants Stacey Antonakos-Perez and Linda Samhoury, the Edinburgh II is a three bedroom, two bath home with a popular split-plan layout that spans 1,488 square feet. Read More→
The Parade of Homes is going on in Polk County, and at Highland Homes we’re pleased to announce that we have won another award for our newest community of Winter Haven homes. Overlook Ridge is located off Overlook Road just south of Dundee Road in Winter Haven. The new model center was finished just in time for the Parade of Homes on Saturday, Oct. 29. Homes are judged in several price ranges, and every year we have entered a home in the Parade, we have won the coveted “Home of the Year” award for our entry.
This year was no different, and the new Edinburgh II model at Overlook Ridge was awarded the top prize in our price category. The model was decorated by Highland Homes’ award-winning designer, Stacey Antonakos-Perez, who is also our Personal Selection Studio manager. Stacey was also the designer of several of our previous Parade of Homes award-winning models in Central Florida and has received many design awards throughout her career. Read More→
The Polk County Fall Parade of Homes will be held on Oct. 29 and 30 and Nov. 5 and 6, and Lakeland home builder Highland Homes is excited to have not one, but two beautiful models entered in the Parade this year.
Homes in the Parade are grouped based on price point and winners are selected in each category. We’ve had several award winners in the past, and we are sure this year’s entries will be no exception.
Belmont Park is an exciting new community in Imperial Lakes where residents have access to the amazing amenities offered at the Imperial Lakes Country Club including a community pool, clubhouse and golf course. The model home, the Gardenia floor plan, opened just a few weeks ago and has been getting rave reviews with its open living area, roomy kitchen and nook, volume ceilings and a covered lanai. Pricing of Mulberry new homes in Belmont Park starts from just $117,900. Read More→
Whether you’ve been patiently passing the time or pacing back and forth in your Winter Haven new homes in anticipation of the Grand Opening of Legoland Florida, your wait is almost over! The theme park is on schedule to open to the general public on Oct. 15, with construction crews putting the finishing touches on the park just this past Wednesday.
The new park is an exciting addition to the Winter Haven area and will feature roller coasters, a water ski show, various models made out of Legos, two driving schools where children and adults alike will be able to steer mini-Lego cars and control simulation airplanes and more.
Legoland Florida is sure to be a popular Winter Haven destination, and you can be near it all year long by giving Highland Homes a call. We’re a top Florida home builder with a wonderful new Winter Haven community, Overlook Ridge. Read More→