City of Davenport Offers Small-Town Feel and Access to Big-City Amenities

Posted: September 27, 2018 | Categories: Communities | News
By Highland Homes

Updated August 21, 2020

The quaint city of Davenport offers a small-town feel while being conveniently located near some of Central Florida’s best attractions and amenities! Centrally located between Orlando and Tampa, and just a few minutes from I-4, you can easily access the many attractions found in these large nearby cities such as Walt Disney World Resort and LEGOLAND® Florida.

And, thanks to a strong economy and the city’s exceptional location, Davenport is growing, meaning there are more amenities, daily necessities, job opportunities and entertainment options available than ever before. You can enjoy this small-town life with big-city amenities when you call Highland Meadows, a community of houses for sale in Davenport, FL, your new home. Located off N 10th Street, south of CR 547/Davenport Blvd. and just east of US 27, Highland Meadows is now selling a new phase of homes with prices from the $210’s.

Get Outdoors

Living in Central Florida means recreation opportunities abound, especially in the great outdoors! We Floridians love our sunshine and getting outside to appreciate nature is one of the most common, and often free, activities that Florida residents enjoy.

Northeast Regional Park Davenport FL
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There is endless outdoor fun to be had in the Davenport area’s many parks and recreation venues offering everything from sports fields and fishing piers to playgrounds and picnic facilities.

A local favorite, Northeast Regional Park is home to several youth sports teams, athletic fields, places for grilling and picnicking, a dog park, walking trails, and even a fishing dock and boat launch on Lake Davenport. Nearby, Lewis W. Mathews Memorial Sports Complex is also home to multiple sports fields, pavilions with picnic tables, and even some of the city’s most festive events, such as the Fourth of July celebration and the upcoming Spooky Halloween event!

Searching for a more traditional park with green space and play areas? Visit Lake Play, Wilson Park, or Lake Eva Community Park, all located within minutes of your Davenport new home at Highland Meadows.

If golf is your preferred outdoor activity, the city of Davenport offers access to multiple golf courses for every skill level, from serious golf enthusiasts to beginners ready to learn. Local courses near our Highland Meadows community include Southern Dunes Golf Course, Ridgewood Lakes Golf and Country Club, and Providence Golf Club.

Fun for the Whole Family

Orlando’s most popular attractions are close to home when you live in a new home in Davenport, FL. Of course, you can’t mention Orlando and attractions in the same sentence without talking about two of the world’s most well-known theme parks — Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Both are located about 20 miles, or 25 minutes, away from your home at Highland Meadows, offering incredible convenience to these magical, thrilling destinations.

LegolandLEGOLAND® Florida is just a short drive away in Winter Haven, and offers action-packed entertainment for kids to enjoy! Find something for everyone at this newer park, from beautiful botanical gardens to live-action shows to over 50 rides and attractions.

For a fun evening out or a day of shopping and dining, Disney Springs is the place to be, with excellent restaurants, over 50 boutiques and shops, and regular live entertainment. If you’re searching for classic American fun that’s perfect for the entire family, visit nearby Old Town Kissimmee, which offers a unique shopping and dining atmosphere with fun attractions and year-round events.

For everyday fun closer to home, Cypress Lanes in Winter Haven is the perfect place to practice going for a strike, or even the elusive turkey! Or, relax and enjoy an entertaining movie at Davenport’s Cinépolis, a nine-screen theater with IMAX, gourmet snacks, and reserved seating.

Living in Davenport also means access to one-of-a-kind adventures, such as hot air balloon rides or hang gliding over Central Florida! Several local companies specialize in hot air balloon rides, while Wallaby Ranch offers hang gliding. Bucket list items for many people, these rides feature breathtaking panoramic views of Davenport, Disney, Orlando, and more.

Everyday Life in Davenport

Life gets busy sometimes, making driving to nearby big cities for daily necessities or everyday shopping a hassle. That’s what makes living in a growing area like Davenport so great! Your daily necessities, like grocery stores, are conveniently located just minutes from home in Highland Meadows. Publix and ALDI provide convenient grocery options, while nearby Posner Park shopping center includes a variety of stores such as Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and PetSmart. Construction is also underway to add even more shopping and dining options, including Home Goods, Marshalls, Ulta, and a much-anticipated Starbucks!

In addition, there are a variety of dining options in Davenport, perfect for quick meals on-the-go, family-friendly weeknight options, and date night. If you love to cook your meals at home and desire farm-fresh ingredients, you’ll love Davenport’s Farmers and Artisans Market, located at Market Square Park every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Health and Wellness

Living a healthy lifestyle is essential to many of our new homebuyers, and Davenport is full of health and wellness opportunities. Aside from outdoor fitness options including walking or running trails, kayaking, community sports, and more, Davenport and the surrounding area also offer numerous fitness facilities, gyms, and yoga studios.

For those moments when you need a doctor or emergency services, Highland Meadows is conveniently located near a number of doctor’s offices, urgent care facilities, and hospitals, including Heart of Florida Hospital and Central Florida Cancer Institute. And we can’t forget about man’s best friend! Highland Meadows is also close to multiple veterinary offices and animal hospitals that offer top-notch care for your furry friends.

New Homes in Davenport, FL

With so much to offer its residents, it’s obvious that Davenport is a great place to call home! And our houses for sale in Davenport, FL at Highland Meadows make it an even better place to live. The brand-new phase in this single-family home community offers new homes designed for your budget and lifestyle, with pricing from the $210’s.

Amenities at Highland Meadows let you enjoy a resort-lifestyle every day! Enjoy a pool with cabanas, a playground, covered seating areas, sports fields, and a walking path for exercise and enjoyment. Plus, common areas throughout the community offering desirable green space and backyard privacy for select home sites.

More than 10 unique home designs are available for you to choose from with three to six bedrooms, up to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and a 2-car garage. Homes offer 1,301 to 3,141 square feet of living space with desirable features such as an open layout, private owner’s suite, and drop zone, as well as a front porch or covered lanai for your outdoor living enjoyment.

Once you’ve decided on your ideal home site and favorite home design at Highland Meadows, you’ll have the opportunity to personalize your new home to fit your unique style and needs. At the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio, you’ll meet with one of our professional designers to select from hundreds of included options and luxurious upgrades.

If you’re ready to make the city of Davenport your home, we invite you to visit Highland Meadows to learn more about living in this popular neighborhood, the variety of home designs available, and homes ready to own now. Visit the model center open daily and located at 498 Pentas Lane, call our Davenport New Home Specialists at 863-438-5113, or preview community info online!

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