Lots to Love About Living at Glennwood Terrace in North Lakeland

Posted: May 31, 2016 | Categories: Communities | News | Events
By Highland Homes

Lots to Love About Living at Glennwood Terrace in North Lakeland The popular Parker offers a modern, open layout with island breakfast bar

Are you looking to live on the outskirts of the city, in a stylish yet affordable new home, convenient to shopping, dining, and entertainment? Glennwood Terrace just may be the neighborhood you have been searching for!

This laid-back community offers the peace and privacy of open space, with all 46 home sites set back away from the entrance off West Campbell Road. Nearby, you’ll find grocery stores, shopping malls, entertainment, and a growing city filled with opportunity. Major employers in the immediate area include healthcare occupations at Lakeland Regional Health and Watson Clinic, as well as a wide variety of retail opportunities.

And, your Lakeland new home is located just six miles from I-4 for an easy commute to Tampa and Orlando and all of the attractions and opportunities in these big cities.

Shop ‘Til You Drop

Glennwood Terrace is surrounded by a wide variety of shopping opportunities. You’ll never fear running out of bread; your new home is minutes from Publix, ALDI, and Winn-Dixie grocery stores. Try out some local, fresh, and organic ingredients in your next dish! The Downtown Farmers Curb Market provides a unique shopping experience for those looking for locally sourced foods and goods; check out the market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland.

If you’re in the mood for retail therapy, Glennwood Terrace is just minutes from Lakeland Square Mall featuring department stores like JCPenney, Macy’s, Sears, Dillard’s, and Burlington Coat Factory. The adjacent Shoppes of Lakeland offers stores including T.J. Maxx, Target, Michaels, Best Buy, Ulta, Hobby Lobby, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. And, if you’re into the vintage scene, visit Downtown Lakeland and Dixieland which showcase a wide offering of vintage shops, antique stores, handmade items, art galleries, and events.

Wine and Dine

Near your N. Lakeland new home are plenty of familiar options including Olive Garden, Chipotle, Outback Steakhouse, and Red Lobster. Local favorites such as Palace Restaurant, Romeo’s Pizza, and Granger & Sons Barbecue are minutes away.

Indulge at the monthly Downtown Lakeland Food Truck Rally. Photo credit: Frenchiestouch Indulge at the monthly Downtown Lakeland Food Truck Rally. Photo credit: Frenchiestouch

Head a few minutes south to the Downtown area for acclaimed dining (and wining) options including long-time Lakeland favorite Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille, authentic Mexican food from the Taco Bus, BBQ and brews at Fat Maggie’s, unique food and drinks at Red Door Wine Market, and upscale dining at the recently-opened Nineteen61. And, don't forget Lakeland-local favorites, Fresco's Bakery & Bistro for upscale American cuisine and Chef T's Garden Grill & Restaurant for classic French and Italian dishes!

As Lakeland grows, the food options bloom! Consider visiting 801 E. Main Street for an eclectic space offering everything from an outdoor beer garden to beignets and coffee from the Poor Porker, delicious lunch options, specialty snacks from the Corner Store, live music in the evenings, and even a teepee to lounge in. Brand new restaurants are opening soon including Posto 9, taking over the old Lillian’s on Main Street and serving farm-to-table seasonal Brazilian food with a classy rooftop lounge, and Mojo BBQ, an urban spot featuring smoky barbecue platters and signature plates.

Play the Day Away

See a movie, play ball, take a walk, or just relax! Glennwood Terrace is close to a variety of indoor and outdoor activities like Cinemark Theater, Orange Bowl Lanes, Chuck-E-Cheese’s, the YMCA, Simpson Park Community Center, and many recreational parks and lakes.

New homes near sporting events at Glennwood Terrace in North Lakeland Take in a ball game at Joker Marchant Stadium. Photo credit: Mikerussel at en.wikipedia

Owning a home in Glennwood Terrace allows you to enjoy many of the fun events held in Lakeland. This includes the popular First Friday in downtown Lakeland, a collective event of family friendly entertainment, live music, car show, and more on the first Friday of every month. Locals also love indulging at the Downtown Lakeland Food Truck Rally every 2nd Thursday of each month, offering treats from 20+ food trucks from all over Central Florida.

Are you a sports fan? Joker Marchant Stadium, home of the Detroit Tigers and the Lakeland Flying Tigers, is just moments away. Test out your golfing skills on a nearby course at Huntington Hills, Big Cypress, Wedgewood and Lone Palm. For boating, fishing, or a picnic by the lake, admire the glistening waters of nearby Lake Gibson and Lake Parker.


Elementary students (K-5) living in this community attend Dr. N.E. Roberts Elementary, middle school students (6-8) attend Kathleen Middle School, and high school students (9-12) attend Kathleen Senior High School. For focused studies, you may consider applying to a charter or magnet schools such as McKeel Academy of Technology, Lawton Chiles Middle Academy, Lincoln Avenue Academy, or the Rochelle School of the Arts. Adults looking to further their educations have opportunities nearby at Florida Southern College, Southeastern University, Florida Polytechnic University, and Keiser University.

Beautifully Designed Homes

Priced from the $160’s, choose from more than 10 home plans offering a variety of layouts with three to five bedrooms, 1,301 to 1,964 square feet of living space, and a 2-car garage. Designed for your modern lifestyle, homes include open layouts, luxurious (and private) master suites, designer kitchens, and covered lanais for outdoor living enjoyment.

When you build your North Lakeland new home at Glennwood Terrace, not only do you select your ideal home site and home plan, you personalize your new home to perfectly match your style and needs. Stay within budget by choosing from our wide variety of quality included design selections, or add luxurious upgrades for decadent finishing touches.

And if you are concerned you do not have enough money saved to purchase your dream home, push that thought aside — low down payment finance options are available for qualified buyers!

Our beautiful, new model home recently opened and showcases the popular Parker home plan, our #1 top-selling home among first-time homebuyers. With 1,715 square feet of living space including four bedrooms, the Parker wows with a fully open kitchen with island breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, drop zone to keep life organized, and luxurious master suite.

Stop by to see the model now, and join us on June 18 and 19 for a Grand Opening Celebration where you will enjoy free food and drinks, raffle prizes, special homebuying incentives, and determine your buying power with a free mortgage pre-qualification. Join our email VIP list for your exclusive invitation to the Celebration!

For the best selection of available home sites and to find your new home in North Lakeland, visit the Highland Homes website and contact our Lakeland New Home Specialists at (863) 859-1429 for a personal consultation!

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