Enjoy the Best of Quintessential Florida Living in Auburndale

Posted: February 3, 2020 | Categories: Communities | Pet Friendly Homes & Communities
By Highland Homes

Auburndale FL
Auburndale, Florida

Updated February 1, 2023

Centrally located in the heart of Florida, the city of Auburndale was originally founded as an escape from chilly Northeast winters before it became a destination for a number of America’s most prominent artists. You can call this sunny escape home when you live at Auburn Cove, a brand-new community of homes for sale in Auburndale, FL.

Located off Berkley Road just south of C. Fred Jones Blvd., homes at Auburn Cove are situated in a peaceful setting perfect for outdoor lovers. Close to a number of lakes and trails, Auburn Cove offers fantastic outdoor recreation, a location just two miles I-4 for convenience to the nearby cities of Orlando, Lakeland and Tampa, and beautiful new homes with amenities priced from the low $300's.

Outdoor Living and Local Fun

Lake Ariana Park in Auburndale, FL
Lake Ariana Park in Auburndale

Auburn Cove is nestled between seven sparkling lakes, including Lake Juliana, Lake Mattie, Lake Arietta, Little Van Lake, and Lake Van. Nearby Lake Ariana features a lakeside park - formerly known as Max Beach, it features green space, picnic tables, and a sidewalk system for strolling the park’s beautiful grounds.

A number of other parks are located close to home, including Downtown City Park in the heart of downtown Auburndale and featuring a vibrant playground area, historic bandstand, and the Historic Depot. The park also features the brand-new Auburndale Rotary Butterfly Garden, complete with a colorful display of Florida-friendly plants that host and attract beautiful butterflies.

Lake Myrtle Sports Complex is also close by and offers a myriad of athletic fields and a championship soccer stadium. The complex is also home to the Florida Youth Soccer Association and the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame. This unique facility showcases the best athletes, teams and special events in Polk County, with 83 different inductees from 12 different sports. With free admission, the Polk County Sports Hall of Fame is open Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Auburndale TECO Trail
Auburndale TECO Trail

The Auburndale TECO Trail runs right through Auburn Cove with direct access from the community. This beautiful 6.6-mile trail is a great place for exercise or just enjoying the great outdoors. You can bike, walk, run, or skate along the trail, all while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery and seeing Florida’s natural wildlife and vegetation.

In addition to the TECO Trail access, Auburn Cove features desirable park amenities just steps from your front door! Within your neighborhood, you can enjoy a peaceful trail loop with picnic tables and benches along your stroll, an open multi-purpose field, open green space, and a dog park with enclosed large and small dog play areas, benches, and water stations. 

You can’t talk about Polk County without mentioning the area’s most well-known attraction, LEGOLAND® Florida, an interactive theme park where LEGOs® come to life! And, with I-4 just minutes from your front door, Orlando’s top attractions and theme parks such as Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are just a short drive away.

Healthy Living

The healthcare industry is robust in Polk County, with a myriad of job opportunities and major medical centers close to Auburn Cove.

  • Lakeland Regional Health has a number of facilities in the area, including primary care offices, urgent care centers, and more.
  • Winter Haven Hospital and Winter Haven Women’s Hospital are also both just a 20-minute drive south.
  • AdventHealth Heart of Florida hospital is a quick 18-mile drive east on I-4.
  • Major hospitals and medical centers in both Tampa and Orlando, including Tampa General and AdventHealth Orlando, are also less than an hour's drive from your new home at Auburn Cove.

New Homes for Sale in Auburndale, FL

Our new homes in Auburndale are situated in a peaceful setting surrounded by nature with convenience to all of life’s daily necessities. In addition to the park amenities mentioned above, Auburn Cove is designed with ponds and open space, with select homes situated adjacent to these common areas appreciating backyard privacy and nature view.

Choose from a selection of spacious home plans designed for your life with desirable open-concept living, a luxurious owner’s suite, and a front porch or covered lanai (per plan) so you can enjoy your natural surroundings. Homes offer 1,715 to 3,141 square feet of living space with three to six bedrooms and up to three-and-a-half bathrooms, along with a 2 or 3-car garage.

Once you have selected your ideal home plan, you’ll meet with the professionals at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio, where you can select from hundreds of included options or luxurious upgrades that will allow you to personalize your dream home to your style and needs!

Two beautiful model homes at Auburn Cove or open daily. Call or email our Auburndale New Home Specialists today, or stop by the model center at 813 Montgomery Lane in Auburndale.

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