Beautiful Homes. Beautiful Views. Welcome Home to Lake Alfred, FL!

Posted: February 27, 2019 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>The Lakes
By Highland Homes

Aerial view of the beautiful setting of new homes for sale in Lake Alfred, FL at The LakesUpdated August 21, 2020

A modern Mayberry. A town in touch with its residents. A hometown centrally located between Orlando and Tampa. All of these phrases and more describe the small city of Lake Alfred, home to The Lakes, a stunning community of new homes for sale in Lake Alfred, FL priced from the $210’s.

Homes at The Lakes are nestled in a private enclave off Mackay Boulevard, away from hustle and bustle yet only minutes from US-17 and US-92 and seven miles south of I-4 for a convenient commute to Tampa and Orlando. In this beautiful setting, homeowners enjoy views of adjacent Lake Haines, Lake Rochelle, and the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve.

Outdoor Living and Fun in the Sunshine State

These new homes in Lake Alfred are across the street from the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside PreserveWith your home situated between Lake Haines and Lake Rochelle, part of Winter Haven's famed Chain of Lakes, you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports, boat rides, kayaking, and paddleboarding, or perhaps just a waterside picnic or stroll.

And, right across the street from these homes for sale in Lake Alfred is the famed Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, a Lake Alfred public recreation area known for its beautiful scenery, hiking, and biking trails, event space, playground, and dock and canoe launch on Lake Rochelle.

For the best kid-friendly fun around, you’re in luck! The Lakes is just 10 miles from LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, a theme park focused on unleashing your child’s creative side with a variety of themed rides, shows, and activities. Nestled within LEGOLAND is Cypress Gardens, a unique botanical garden that was once part of Florida’s first theme park. Plus, you are just 25 miles or a short 30-minute drive from the happiest place on Earth, Walt Disney World Resort!

Tight-Knit Community

Lake Alfred offers a laid-back, slower pace of life that is an ideal place to call home. There are many family-owned shops and businesses in the community, and residents even have the opportunity to sit down with the Mayor at Monday Morning with the Mayor events, informal meetings with the Mayor on the first and third Mondays of the month allowing residents to discuss community issues prior to the Commission meetings. This is just one example of how the town of Lake Alfred is focused on its people and values their input to make their community even better.

The close-knit community is enhanced by many homegrown events throughout the year, such as the Lake Alfred Heritage Festival, Bluegrass and BBQ Bash, the Run for Liberty 5K, and the Annual Hoedown, a favorite featuring local musicians and food from local restaurants.

Necessities for Daily Life

Small town living doesn't limit your shopping and healthcare options. Everyday conveniences can be found close to home including Publix, ALDI, and Winn-Dixie grocery stores. Nearby Citi Centre Plaza is a great shopping option with stores including Macy’s, Belk, Lowe’s, and other familiar favorites, while Eagle Ridge Mall features top shopping spots like JCPenney, Dillard’s, and Hibbett Sports, as well as a bowling alley and Regal Cinemas. And, with I-4 just 7.5 miles from home, you are just a short drive from shopping opportunities along the I-4 corridor such as the Lakeland Square Mall and Shoppes of Lakeland, Posner Park in Davenport, or high-end designer wares from the Orlando Vineyard Premium Outlets.

Locally-owned businesses and mom-and-pop stores can be found around town, with favorites including The Stable Home Decor, a bargain hunter’s paradise full of exciting finds and unique, hand-made crafts around every corner with the property hosting multiple family-owned businesses including The Stable, a unique home decor and gift shop, The Back Porch restaurant, The Seasons holiday gift shop, The Back Yard garden shop, and The Barn antiques.

Sometimes life throws us curveballs which is why it’s nice to have exceptional healthcare facilities nearby. You’ll be in good hands at Winter Haven Hospital, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, and Gessler Clinic. Your furry friends will be well cared for at nearby veterinary clinics such as Lake Alfred Animal Hospital, and have space to run and play at nearby dog parks in Auburndale, Winter Haven, and Lakeland.

Beautiful Homes for Sale in Lake Alfred, FL

Parker model home in Lake Alfred, FL78 exclusive homes will be built in the current Phase 5 of The Lakes. These Lake Alfred new homes are designed for your life with versatile open living space, a private owner’s suite, and covered porch or lanai offering the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee or evenings outdoors while taking in views of the peaceful surroundings. More than 15 unique home plans are available to choose from offering 1,301 to 3,141 square feet of living space with three to six bedrooms, ensuring you will find the right home for your size, layout, and budget needs.

Parker model home in Lake Alfred, FLPerhaps best of all, when you build your dream home at The Lakes, you have the opportunity to personalize your dream home to your unique style and needs at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio. A Design Consultant will guide you through the design process and help you to select colors and features for each room of your new home, with choices ranging from included features to luxurious upgrades for decadent finishing touches.

Now is the perfect time to build your dream home and start living a laid-back life in this picturesque community! To learn more about plans, pricing, and available homes at The Lakes, call our Lake Alfred New Home Specialists at 863-215-6905 or email and schedule your VIP appointment to visit the recently-renovated model center and find your new home at The Lakes in Lake Alfred! 

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