Affordable Winter Haven New Homes in Historic Central Florida City

Posted: June 25, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News | General Info
By Highland Homes

Winter Haven New HomesStylish, affordable and in a great location: all the attributes you desire when shopping for a new home. Country Club Estates in historic Winter Haven offers stylish new homes, priced for your budget, and conveniently located near a medley of great attractions, shopping, dining, medical centers and major roadways.

Winter Haven is a growing community of about 34,000 residents enjoying Florida’s warm sunshine year round–truly, a haven from northern winter temperatures. For years, the city was famous for Cypress Gardens, one of Florida’s earliest tourist attractions and a Central Florida theme park years before Walt Disney World came along. Today, the site of Cypress Gardens has become LEGOLAND Florida, which opened in 2011 and has contributed to the growth and economic health of this city.

Local Area

LEGOLAND Florida is less than 5 miles from the Winter Haven new homes at Country Club Estates. This Central Florida theme park is the largest LEGOLAND in the world, with over 150 acres of interactive attractions, shows, botanical gardens, a water park and more than 50 rides. Since opening in 2011, the park has already undergone several expansions, most recently opening the onsite LEGOLAND Hotel.

In addition to exciting attractions, Winter Haven is famous for the Chain of Lakes, which provide refreshing recreational opportunities including boating, fishing, water skiing, paddle boarding and much more. Fifty natural freshwater lakes can be found scattered across the city, including the two chains which make up the Chain of Lakes; the southern chain encompasses 16 lakes interconnected by a canal system, while the northern chain has eight interconnected lakes. The unique canals make for adventurous boating expeditions from the cities many public parks and docks, and many events are held on these sparkling freshwater lakes.

The sport of water skiing was largely developed on the lakes of Winter Haven, and is still practiced here year round. The Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team offers free shows on Lake Silver on the 3rd Saturday of every month, rain or shine. The team was formed in 2012 by former members of the award-winning Cypress Gardens theme park Ski Team, who are passionate about keeping the sport and world-class ski show thriving in Winter Haven, and passing the legacy on to the next generation of spirited athletes.

Rotary Park offers activities for the whole family. A large playground has fun slides and swings, covered picnic pavilions provide a great place to celebrate or have a cook out and sporty youth will appreciate the baseball field, basketball court, sand volleyball court and skate park.

Looking for activities for adults as well as children? Downtown Winter Haven offers many things to see and do. A revitalized Main Street offers unique shopping and dining experiences. Almost every weekend you can find community events in downtown’s Central Park including an outdoor farmers market, musical performances and jam sessions, car shows and annual events such as Carols in the Park, the Central Park Art Festival and Bark in the Park.

Your daily necessities are also convenient to Winter Haven homes at Country Club Estates. Within five miles, you will find grocery stores and shopping centers, as well as the hospital, fire department and urgent care clinics for your safety.


Country Club Estates is zoned for children to attend Elbert Elementary School, Denison Middle School and Winter Haven High School.

Elbert Elementary School is where eagles soar, and your little eagle will master basic concepts, skills and knowledge in a community built on the value of good work ethics. This school also understands the value of art in our society and has a strong focus for art and music appreciation.

Denison Middle School strives to help students develop meaningful behavior patterns that will follow them throughout their lifetime. The Pathways to Success Pre-Academy at Denison provides students the opportunity to learn in a project based learning environment for studies such as culinary arts, communication technology, robotic/science technology, fine arts and more.

Winter Haven Senior High was recently honored with the 2015 Fred E. Rozelle Sportsmanship Award for exemplary sportsmanship. In addition to sports, the school offers extracurricular activities including a club for gamers, DECA marketing club, Future Business Leaders of America and many more leadership opportunities.

Additional educational opportunities include nearby Magnet schools which provide specialized education. Brigham Academy focuses on a rigorous STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum, Jewett School of the Arts follows STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) with emphasis on the Arts and preparing students for college and careers, and Jewett Middle Academy integrates rigorous academic experiences with an International Baccalaureate program aimed towards developing skills for today’s globalized world.

Collegiate education is available nearby at Polk State College’s Winter Haven campus, Southern Technical College and Florida’s newest university, Florida Polytechnic University.

The Neighborhood

Located off Country Club Road South, homes at Country Club Estates are near conveniences yet set in a quiet community with open space and ponds for serene nature views. More than 15 stylish home plans are available to choose from, offering 1,301 to 3,315 square feet of living space, three to five bedrooms, and a two or three-car garages. Designed for a modern lifestyle, these homes boast open layouts, flexible rooms, integrated storage and covered porches/lanais. Plus, hundreds of options are available to personalize your new home to your style, needs and budget. All of this, with home prices starting from the very affordable $130,000s.

Plus, to make owning your very own home in this convenient Winter Haven community even more affordable, purchase your new home with just $99 down with qualifying financing!

Are you ready to find your new home, priced for your budget and designed for your life, in this desirable Winter Haven community? Our local new home specialists look forward to helping you build your dream home–Give us a call at 863-875-4806, click here  to connect via email, or stop by our fully decorated model center at 3858 Fieldstone Circle in Winter Haven.

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