Enjoy the Best of Quintessential Florida Living in Auburndale

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

Auburndale FLCentrally 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 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 $220’s.

Outdoor Living and Local Fun

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 - the city’s newest park and the former 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. The park in the heart of downtown Auburndale features 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 TrailThe Auburndale TECO Trail runs right through Auburn Cove with direct access from the community. This beautiful 6.6-mile rail-to-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. You can also bask in the wonders of the great outdoors at Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, a 112-acre estate with a beautiful residence, nature trails, paved bike path, playground, and dock and canoe launch.

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. 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. In addition, man’s best friend will be well taken care of at one of the area’s top vet clinics or animal hospitals. 

New Homes for Sale in Auburndale, FL

Auburn CoveOur new homes in Auburndale are situated in a peaceful setting surrounded by nature with convenience to all of life’s daily necessities. The community is full of amenities, including a peaceful walking trail 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. 

Choose from eight unique home plans designed for your life with desirable open living areas, private owner’s suites, and a front porch or covered lanai (per plan) so you can enjoy your natural surroundings. Homes offer three to six bedrooms, up to three-and-a-half bathrooms and 1,671 to 3,141 square feet of living space.

shelby planOnce 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!

The new models are now under construction at Auburn Cove and will be open for touring in March, but you don't have to wait to start building your dream home! For the best selection of home sites and to take advantage of introductory pricing, contact our Auburndale New Home Specialists by calling 863-333-5893 or emailing us today.


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