Charmed Living in Winter Haven, Florida

Posted: July 30, 2020 | Categories: Communities | Communities>VillaMar
By Highland Homes

If you love having access to big city conveniences, but don’t love big city living, then Winter Haven, Florida is the place for you. From this mid-size Central Florida locale, you can hop on I-4 and be in either Orlando or Tampa within an hour. Plus, Winter Haven itself boasts an abundance of lakes, nature trails, and community events, along with being home to LEGOLAND Florida!

Sign of the Belle of Winter Haven, young lady holding oranges, sign located in Central Park in Downtown Winter Haven, FL

If these details are helping you check off boxes on the list of things to consider for your next home, how about the selection of lakefront homes with resort-style amenities at VillaMar? Located about ten minutes from Cypress Gardens Blvd. on the shores of Crystal Lake, VillaMar offers lakeside living in spacious 3 to 6 bedroom homes with prices starting in the $190s in a location close to a wide variety of shopping, dining, and day to day living options.

Conveniently Close to It All

Forty minutes from Orlando International Airport and a little over an hour away from the cruise ports of Tampa, you’re always close to a new adventure when you call Winter Haven home. While the of City Winter Haven retains its small-town flare, it slowly continues to grow and you won’t run out of things to do. Spend time jet skiing, kayaking, or paddleboarding on the beautiful Chain of Lakes. Or, have a date night at the Union Tap Room, or a Saturday afternoon at Grove Roots Brewing Co. enjoying a family-friendly atmosphere and food trucks. If you’re interested in more relaxing outdoor activities, Bok Tower Gardens offers tranquil strolls through flourishing nature trails.

Your new home at VillaMar has easy access to major highways including US-27, US-17, and Highway 60, making it a convenient home even for those who commute. Within a five-mile drive is your local Publix Super Market, while the Walmart Supercenter is about six miles down on Cypress Gardens Blvd.

Plush dolls of the LEGOLAND toys dressed in blue overalls with red shirt and hats.Enjoy an afternoon of shopping at Eagle Ridge Mall in nearby Lake Wales, or have dinner at Arabellas Ristorante or Tempo 1930, both in the Downtown Winter Haven Historic District, and all less than 20 minutes away. Participate in community activities, sports or fitness events at the Chain O’ Lakes Complex, or spend an afternoon golfing at the Lake Ashton Golf Club. LEGOLAND Florida is a mere five miles away, but don’t worry - Your new home is nicely hidden from all the theme park excitement! 


Health and Education

Having access to nearby medical facilities and educational resources is always important, so you’ll be glad to know Bond Clinic, P.A.’s East Campus is four miles away, while the Main Campus, founded in 1948, is in the heart of Downtown Winter Haven. Also, Tampa Bay’s major health care system, BayCare Health, has several locations throughout Winter Haven. Starting from Winter Haven Hospital, BayCare Health’s locations range from urgent care to women’s health all less than 10 miles from home.

When it comes to kicking off your little ones’ education, the children living at VillaMar are zoned to attend Chain of Lakes Elementary school (PreK-5) - i’s an ‘A’ grade school, and one of the 2019 Five Star Schools in the Tampa Bay area - McLaughlin Middle (6-8), and Lake Region High School (9-12). There are several nearby charter school options, including Compass Middle, Cypress Junction Montessori, and the Jewett School of the Arts (PreK-8). When higher education comes calling Polk State College, Florida Polytechnic, and Southeastern University are all between 30-40 minutes away.

New Homes in Winter Haven, FL

Rendering of the VillaMar Community Pool in Winter Haven, FL with a view of Crystal Lake on the right side.With Crystal Lake right next door, living at VillMar means enjoying lakeside living with beautiful natural views. The amenity center under development is situated on the lakeshore so you can enjoy beautiful natural views while relaxing poolside, taking a dip in the zero-entry pool, or watching your kiddos play on the community playground.

In addition, a limited number of lakefront homes will be built, providing the perfect address for those who desire backyard privacy adjacent to the sparkling waters. The lakefront sites are an oversized 70-feet in width, for additional yard space to enjoy along with your beautiful views.

Choose from more than ten home plans with 1,301 to 3,315 square feet of living space and features designed for your life such as flexible open living spaces, a private owner’s suite, and a front porch or covered lanai. When you build your new home in Winter Haven at VillaMar, you will work with a professional designer at the Personal Selection Studio to personalize your dream home through the selection of hundreds of included and upgradeable design options meant to compliment your home décor, and fit your unique style and needs.

So if a lakeside vista is on the wish list for your Winter Haven dream home, call (863) 204-1422 or email us today to schedule your VIP model tour of our brand-new model center and discover everything there is to love about living in your dream home at VillaMar.

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