Top 3 Reasons to Buy A New Home in St. Cloud, FL

Posted: January 20, 2021 | Categories: Communities | Communities>Siena Reserve | Pet Friendly Homes & Communities
By Highland Homes

Updated August 24, 2022

Are you dreaming of a laid-back, suburban neighborhood that is hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando but close enough to the city to access all of its exciting resources? Siena Reserve offers new homes in St. Cloud, FL, that give you just that! 

Not only is Siena Reserve just a short drive away from Downtown Orlando, but this convenient suburban neighborhood also boasts: 

  • Quality new construction homes
  • Close proximity to Lake Nona, attractions, and daily necessities
  • Resort-style amenities 

As you can see, Siena Reserve has so much to offer. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should consider a new home in St. Cloud at Siena Reserve.

The Raychel, a new home in St. Cloud, FL at Siena Reserve
Raychel Home Plan


1. Great Location

Combine the peaceful bliss of nature and rolling green landscapes with the close proximity to the glimmering Orlando cityscape and that is what you can expect when you move into your Siena Reserve St. Cloud home. 

Easy Travel to Orlando and Lake Nona

Situated just 15 miles from the Orlando International Airport, Siena Reserve is conveniently located near major roadways that lead to and from Orlando, such as: 

  • Florida's Turnpike (10 miles)
  • Highway 192 (5 miles)
  • SR 417 / Central Florida GreeneWay (8 miles)

To top it off, Siena Reserve's prime home location is just minutes from the Lake Nona area, making it a great location whether you work in the Lake Nona Medical City (8.4 miles away) or want to enjoy Lake Nona's thriving culture and arts scene, entertainment, and dining.

Boxi Park in Lake Nona
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Best Attractions Near Siena Reserve in St. Cloud

Within 30 miles or less, Siena Reserve residents are just a short drive from iconic Orlando attractions and theme parks that are great for families to visit, including:

  • Walt Disney World Resort
  • Universal Orlando Resort
  • Downtown Orlando
  • Old Town Kissimmee
  • Icon Park

Whether you want to visit Mickey Mouse and stroll around Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World Resort (28 miles from home) or ride thrilling roller coasters at Universal’s Islands of Adventure (30 miles away), you can quickly hop in the car and enjoy a thrill-packed weekend. 

Orlando theme parks are just a short drive from new construction homes in St. Cloud
Universal Orlando Resort - Photo by Erasto Chávez on Unsplash

Peaceful Natural Retreats Near Siena Reserve

When you’re not an adrenaline seeker, you can find an abundance of tranquil natural parks in the St. Cloud area, complete with playgrounds, splash pads, and golf clubs! Some of our top recommendations include: 

  • Lakefront Park 
  • Isle of Pine Preserve 
  • Diamond P. Equestrian Center
  • Split Oak Forest 
Enjoy living near Lakefront Park in St. Cloud, FL
Lakefront Park in St. Cloud


If you want to learn more, see our complete list of recreational areas around Siena Reserve!

Close Proximity to Daily Necessities

The proximity and diversity of shops in the vicinity make the location a huge hit with homeowners! The surrounding St. Cloud and Lake Nona areas boast a great selection of grocery stores and a diverse range of fine and casual dining spots.

Your nearest grocery stores and pharmacies include:

  • Publix (5.2 miles)
  • Walgreens (5.2 miles)
  • Winn-Dixie (5.3 miles) 
  • Walmart (9.4 miles)
  • Aldi (10 miles)

Some of the most popular dining options in the area include:

  • Emilios Italian Pizzeria (2.6 miles)
  • Crabby Bills On the Water (6.4 miles)
  • Rancho Chico Mexican (9 miles)
  • Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen (9 miles)
  • Island Fin Poke Company (9.2 miles)
  • Gator’s Dockside St. Cloud (9.6 miles)

For more information, see our complete list of dining options!

Desirable Osceola School District 

Last but not least, if you have or plan to have children, Siena Reserve is zoned for the following schools:

  • Narcoossee Elementary School 
  • Narcoossee Middle School
  • Harmony High School

With so many destinations located within driving distance, it’s no wonder homeowners rave about their new home in St. Cloud, FL!

2. Stunning New Construction Homes

We’ve established that the Siena Reserve location is unbeatable. But, how about the homes?

Raychel model home in St. Cloud, FL

A Multitude of Spacious & Stylish Designs

Model home at Siena Reserve in St. Cloud, FLHere’s the best news: Siena Reserve offers beautiful new homes in St. Cloud with the features you have been looking for! Spacious homes offer you 1,819 to 3,141 square feet of open-concept living space with 3 and 6 bedrooms, a private owner’s suite with an en-suite bath, a 2-car garage, and even a covered lanai for your outdoor living enjoyment. One of the most popular new home plans is the Raychel, which is showcased as our model home at Siena Reserve. 

Great Value

According to recent data, home values in St. Cloud, FL, are rapidly on the rise with St. Cloud home values increasing more than 30% over the past year, yet remaining about $40,000 cheaper than the Orlando metro area on a whole.

Homes in Siena Reserve are priced from the high $300's. This is a great investment for a new construction home in the St. Cloud area. Furthermore, annual HOA fees are a very reasonable $750 and include a host of resort-style amenities. This leads us to our next point. 


3. Resort-Style Amenities

Amenities at Siena Reserve, St. Cloud, FL
Pool and cabana at Siena Reserve, St. Cloud, FL


Nature inspired design and trails at Siena Reserve
Nature-inspired design and trails at Siena Reserve

What really makes Siena Reserve special is its resort-style amenities, including the following:

  • Pool and cabana
  • Playground
  • Dog park
  • Walking trails

Along with these community amenities, the neighborhood was designed to offer natural wide open spaces, peaceful ponds, and tree-lined boulevards. 

Take your dog on a walk to the dog park, ride your bike with your kids to the community playground, or dip your feet into the refreshing waters of the Siena Reserve pool.

Discover New Homes at Siena Reserve with Highland Homes

Aerial view of Siena Reserve new home community in St. Cloud

From its convenient location next to Orlando’s best attractions to beautiful new homes designed for your life and the scenic natural landscape that surrounds the neighborhood, what’s not to love about Siena Reserve’s St. Cloud homes? 

If you are ready to schedule a tour and find your dream Siena Reserve home, our team of builders and new home specialists can help! At Highland Homes, we are dedicated to bringing you the best quality homes in the most desirable Greater Orlando locations. We look forward to connecting with you - Call or email us today!

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