Deer Creek Offers Tranquil Living with Easy Commute to Orlando

Posted: May 12, 2015 | Categories: Communities | News
By Highland Homes

Deer-CreekWhen it comes to searching for new homes in Orlando areas, there are lots of reasons to fall in love with living at Deer Creek in St. Cloud, Florida.  Located just minutes away from the Florida Turnpike, this community offers easy access to the city of Orlando and the exciting theme parks and cultural destinations it has to offer, while providing the peace and serenity of small town living. Deer Creek is located just south of historic Downtown St. Cloud, boasting miles of beautiful lakefront, charming parks, and unique shopping. Within the community, residents enjoy a neighborhood playground and open spaces, with homes nestled adjacent to conservation areas and wetlands for stunning nature views.

The Area

These beautiful new homes in St. Cloud are near conveniences which make every day a simple pleasure, and within 10 miles of a variety of parks, golf course and activities.

Less than one mile up Canoe Creek Road, you’ll find Publix and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, Walgreens, casual dining and a gas station, so a quick run out for milk is just a minute up the road.

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, St. Cloud Lakefront Park runs along the bank of East Lake Tohopekaliga and offers walking and biking paths, a volleyball court and a playground for fresh air and exercise. Boaters and fishermen are welcome to enjoy the 143-slip marina, boat ramp and fishing pier on this almost 12-acre lake. Another exciting feature of this lake is the channel connecting it to the 18,810-acre Lake Tohopekaliga, renowned for bass fishing. Other amenities at this park include; a banquet hall, sandy beach, splash pad, picnic pavilions and performing arts pavilion.

Golf enthusiast will relish their time spent at local golf courses including Orlando’s #1 rated links course, Royal St. Cloud Golf Links. 400-acres of gently rolling terrain offers unique course design with three wonderful nines, five sets of tees on every hole and flawless emerald-green fairways. After a great round enjoy a frosty mug and some dinner at the course’s own Stone Bridge Tavern. Or better yet, call in your meal order from a “Deli-Teli쳌 British-style phone booth, located on the eighth-hole of the green.

For ball players, nearby Hopkins Park offers ball fields and basketball courts, along with playgrounds, a community butterfly and vegetable garden, picnic pavilions and a community center. This park also offers after school programs and summer camps.

The Schools

Hickory Tree Elementary, home of the Hawks, is Hawk-Some! Teachers at Hickory Tree focus on academics in a way that prepares children to become critical thinkers and problem solvers. They also encourage reading by participating in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, Power Up and Read, where children can log their reading time and earn rewards.

St. Cloud Middle School (SCMS) places student achievement as their number one priority and it shows; they are proud to be an A-rated Florida school! For parents, they have a portal that you may log into to monitor your child’s progress. SCMS athletics include track, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, football, softball and cheerleading. Drama, band and chorus are other activities your child will have the opportunity to participate in.

Harmony High School is also an A-rated school, and has been for the past 4 years. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extra-curricular clubs, everything from creative writing or ball room dance, to French, robotics, photography and even physics. For young athletes, Harmony High offers typical sports such as football, basketball and soccer, as well as diving, swimming, tennis, golf and weightlifting.

The Homes and Community

Deer Creek is a fantastic community providing homeowners with amenities such as a playground and open spaces. Lakes and conservation areas are throughout the neighborhood for your own private sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life. An easy commute into Orlando makes this the ideal community for those that work in the city, but prefer to live in more laid-back surroundings.

Your home building experience is incredibly important to us, and Highland Homes offers a truly personalized journey into new home ownership. It starts with your New Home Specialist; together you’ll select your new home plan and learn about the financing options that best fit your needs, and your budget.

Highland Homes offers more than ten stylish home plans to choose from at Deer Creek, with modern features such as open and airy living spaces, luxury master suites, drop zones for organization, sunny breakfast nooks, and covered lanais to relax and enjoy the beautiful Florida weather.  Homes offer three to five bedrooms with a variety of layouts, and a two or three-car garage.

We understand life is not one size or one style fits all; that’s why at Highland Homes, you personalize your home to match your style and needs with hundreds of options at our Personal Selection Studio. We offer a great selection of included features to choose from at no additional cost, as well as many levels of upgrades to add to your home, all from brand-names you can trust.

When building starts, you will be assigned a Personal Builder who is there to make sure all your questions are answered from the day the first shovel hits the dirt through the completion and day you receive the keys and move into your brand-new, personally designed home. Then, sit back and enjoy living with the peace of mind that your new home is covered by industry leading warranties, including ten full years of structural warranty coverage.

Together we will create your dream home, and create a memorable experience you are sure to smile upon for years to come.

Let us invite you take the first step towards living in a new home, designed for your life, at Deer Creek in St. Cloud! Visit our website to learn more about living at Deer Creek and stop in to visit our brand-new model home, request more information via email, or give us a call at 407-593-2115.

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