Coming Soon: New Homes in Lake Wales, FL

Posted: October 29, 2021 | Categories: Communities | News
By Highland Homes

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Aerial view of development at Scenic Bluff


Are you on the hunt for a new home in Central Florida in a friendly small town with laid-back surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of the city? We are excited to announce we will soon be building at Scenic Bluff, a community of new homes in Lake Wales, FL!

Centrally located to both Florida coasts, Scenic Bluff is situated in Lake Wales off Old Scenic Highway just south of the Mountain Lake golf course community and one mile from the Lake Wales Historic District, a quaint downtown with a vintage charm, boutique shopping and arts venues, and local restaurants to tantalize your taste buds. 

Shopping for daily necessities is easy, with a Publix less than 2 miles from your new home in Lake Wales at Scenic Bluff. In addition, Eagle Ridge Mall is just 3.8 miles from home and offers department stores like Dillard’s and JCPenney, as well as retailers including Aeropostale, Foot Locker, Bath & Body Works, and more.

One of the things that makes the community of Lake Wales so unique is its local events and diverse arts scene. In fact, one of the city’s biggest festivals - the Orange Blossom Revue – is just a few weeks away! Happening on December 3 and 4, 2021, the revue is a combination of music, food trucks, craft brews, and more, held on the picturesque shores of Lake Wailes. This year’s event features big-name performers including Blackberry Smoke and The Steel Drivers! The best part? Proceeds from the event benefit the Blossom Charitable Foundation, which helps underwrite art, education, and recreation programming in the local community.

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On the 3rd Thursday of each month, head to historic downtown Lake Wales for the 3rd Thursday Market, featuring artisan food vendors, produce, and a “pinch of crafts.” It’s a delicious way to spend a Thursday evening, and the 'Slice of Happiness' oranges mural makes the perfect Instagram-worthy backdrop for your foodie photos.

Speaking of murals, the Lake Wales community is dedicated to local arts and huge artwork graces many of downtown’s buildings. Lake Wales’ murals make a great background for your next Instagram selfie and can be enjoyed while strolling downtown and enjoying local shops and eats. Lake Wales is investing big in downtown development and upcoming improvements plan to increase pedestrian space, add sidewalk café seating, and plant shading trees to create a “garden in the city.” Along with this, Lake Wales will continue to invest in restoring historic downtown buildings and adding public art to turn Downtown Lake Wales into a Central Florida destination.

Another organization contributing to Lake Wales’ community events and enrichment is the Lake Wales Arts Council, a group that has worked to enrich the lives of those in the community for almost 50 years. The Arts Council hosts a Summer Arts Camp, has an annual exhibition series and art gallery, and offers events including jazz concerts, a live concert series on Main Street in downtown Lake Wales, holiday orchestra performances, an annual arts festival, and more. 

Bok Tower GardensWhen you’re ready for enjoying more of the great outdoors, you’ll appreciate living just 3 miles from the famed Bok Tower Gardens, one of the area’s top attractions with more than 50 acres of picturesque landscaping. The city of Lake Wales is also home to more than 250 acres of public parks and athletic fields within the city limits, including the 2.25-mile biking and hiking path along the shores of sparkling Lake Wailes.

And, when you are in need of travel to the big city, your new home in Lake Wales at Scenic Bluff is just 1.6 miles from US-27, which takes you north to I-4 and Kissimmee. And, you’re just 1.8 miles from Highway 60, which allows for an easy drive into Bartow, Brandon, and Tampa to the west, or the Atlantic coast to the east. Being located so close to these major commuter routes allows for easy travel to nearby cities, including:

  • Downtown Winter Haven – 14.5 miles
  • Downtown Bartow – 18 miles
  • Downtown Lakeland – 29 miles
  • Kissimmee – 37 miles
  • Downtown Orlando – 50 miles
  • Downtown Tampa – 62 miles

Living in Lake Wales also puts you close to top Central Florida attractions including:

  • LEGOLAND Florida – 9.5 miles
  • Walt Disney World Resort – 33 miles
  • Universal Orlando – 45 miles

Now finally, here’s what you really want to know about – the new homes at Scenic Bluff! Just 55 exclusive homes will be built in Phase 2, the upcoming new phase at Scenic Bluff, with a limited number of homes adjacent to open space for your backyard privacy. Pricing is expected to start from the mid $200’s for homes that include three to six bedrooms, 1,400-plus square feet of living space, and features you've been looking for such as open layouts, a private owner’s suite, and flexible-use rooms which can accommodate your needs, even as your family grows or household changes.

Parker home plan gathering room

As one of the few opportunities available to own a new construction home in Lake Wales, Florida, Scenic Bluff offers many benefits that aren’t available when you purchase an older resale home. Just a few of the benefits of buying new are lower maintenance costs, energy-efficient design, and a new home warranty to protect your investment and provide you with peace of mind. 

More information about this exciting new community will be available soon! In the meantime, join the Scenic Bluff VIP list to receive the first notification of plans, pricing, and availability to own your dream home in Lake Wales, FL in this exciting new community!

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