Suburban Utopia: Laid-Back Living in Your St. Cloud New Home

Posted: February 10, 2020 | Categories: Communities
By Highland Homes

downtown St. CloudIf you desire to live in a convenient location close to all of life’s daily necessities, great job opportunities, and fun and entertainment, while still enjoying a quiet, laid-back lifestyle at home, the great state of Florida offers a multitude of suburbs that meet your parameters. One of our favorites cities in Florida is the Orlando suburb of St. Cloud, where homeowners enjoy close proximity to "the city beautiful," some of the world's best theme parks, and plenty of entertainment and outdoor recreation opportunities.

In this desirable locale, we build new homes in St. Cloud, FL at Canopy Reserve, situated just minutes from grocery and daily necessities, local dining options, and commuter routes including the Florida Turnpike and Highway 192 (Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway), within 20 miles of theme parks, and less than 30 from downtown Orlando.

Shopping and Daily Conveniences in St. Cloud, FL

Living in St. Cloud offers convenient access to all of life's daily necessities. Running to the grocery store is easy with several options close to home, including Publix Super Market Center at St. Cloud or Crosscreek Village, ALDI, Winn-Dixie, and Walmart Supercenter. When you want to do a little more shopping, you can head to a number of nearby shopping centers to get your retail fix. The Florida Mall offers more than 250 stores, restaurants, and entertainment options. You'll find even more shopping at the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, with everything from upscale, luxury stores to everyday staples. And, you'll love visiting The LOOP, an outdoor mall in Kissimmee with shopping at major retailers such as Bed Bath & Beyond, dining and refreshments, Regal Stadium 16 movie theater, and year-round events.

Enjoy Orlando Attractions and Recreation

orlando theme parkLiving in St. Cloud puts you just 26 miles from Florida’s most well-known theme park and vacation destination, Orlando! People from all over the world flock to Orlando to visit attractions including Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort, and these destinations will be in your backyard when you call St. Cloud home. In addition to the world-famous theme parks, you’ll have easy access to more than 100 attractions in the Orlando area!

If theme parks aren’t your idea of a great time, don’t worry – there is still plenty to keep you entertained near your new home in St. Cloud, FL. Thanks to Florida’s beautiful weather, you can enjoy our myriad of outdoor recreation opportunities year-round, from water activities to hitting the links.

Canopy Reserve is just minutes from a number of area parks, including Hopkins Park, O.P. Johnson Park, and downtown's Lakefront Park, located on the shores of East Lake Tohopekaliga, and offering a playground, volleyball court, splash pad, barbeque grills, pavilions, sand beach, fishing pier, boat ramp, marina, over two miles of bike path and more. It’s the largest lake in the county and you can even take an airboat tour on the lake or dine with a view at Orlando's only Crabby Bill’s Seafood location!

Multiple equestrian facilities and stables are close to home for horse lovers, while nearby Royal St. Cloud Golf Links and Remington Golf Club offer ample opportunities for playing a round. Peghorn Nature Park is just 5 miles from your new home in St. Cloud, offering acres of natural Florida flora and fauna, as well as trails ideal for hiking and exploring Florida’s eco-heritage. The park is even home to the authentic Florida Cracker Village showcasing Florida’s heritage with buildings from the late 1800s to the modern-day. If you’d prefer to enjoy the hills on bicycle instead of on foot, check out the local St. Cloud BMX course, a family-friendly track great for all ages.

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Children living at Canopy Reserve are zoned to attend excellent schools, including St. Cloud Elementary (K-5), St. Cloud Middle (6-8) and St. Cloud High (9-12) schools, all B-rated schools by the Florida Department of Education.

Continuing education opportunities are also available close to home. Florida International College and Johnson University Florida are both located in Kissimmee, while Valencia College’s Osceola Campus is a short drive from home. Valencia College offers access to UCF courses through the DirectConnect to UCF program, which guarantees admissions to a bachelor’s degree program at UCF!

If the need should arise, you’ll be appreciative of the excellent healthcare facilities nearby. The St. Cloud Regional Medical Center is just a few miles away and just a little further is Lake Nona’s Medical City, a premier location for medical care, research and education, and home to UCF’s Health Sciences campus. And when your furry friends are in need, you’ll be comforted to know that there are two animal hospitals less than a mile from home.

New Homes for Sale in St. Cloud, FL

Canopy Reserve in St. Cloud FLLocated off Nolte Road just east of Canoe Creek Road, Canopy Reserve offers new homes from the $250's surrounded by open space, wetlands, and ponds providing beautiful natural views, as well as backyard privacy available for select homes. Just 54 exclusive homes will be built in this boutique community, and limited availability remains!

At Canopy Reserve, you can choose from more than 10 home plans designed for your life with three to six bedrooms and up to three-and-a-half bathrooms throughout 1,479 to 3,141 square feet. Homes feature desirable open living areas, private owner’s suites, convenient built-in drop zones, two-car garages and a covered lanai or porch (per plan) for your outdoor living enjoyment.

Once you’ve selected your ideal home plan and home site, you will meet with our professional design team at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio to choose from a wide variety of included options and luxury upgrades to personalize your new home to perfectly match your style and needs.

For more information about building your new home in St. Cloud, FL, visit our model center at nearby Gramercy Farms, located at 2924 Fieldwood Circle in St. Cloud, contact our Orlando New Home Specialists by calling 407-630-9800, or email us today!

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