A modern Mayberry. A town in touch with its residents. A hometown centrally located between Orlando and Tampa. All of these phrases and more describe the small city of Lake Alfred, home to Water’s Edge at The Lakes, a stunning community of stylish new homes for sale in Lake Alfred, FL priced from the $190’s.

Homes at Water’s Edge at The Lakes are nestled in a private enclave off Mackay Boulevard, away from hustle and bustle yet only minutes from US-17 and US-92 and seven miles south of I-4 for a convenient commute to Tampa and Orlando. In this beautiful setting, homeowners enjoy views of adjacent Lake Haines, Lake Rochelle, and the Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve. Select home sites even back up to the Preserve, offering stunning views.

Outdoor Living and Fun in the Sunshine State

Mackay Gardens in Lake AlfredWith your home situated between Lake Haines and Lake Rochelle, and Winter Haven’s famed Chain O’Lakes just moments away, you have plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports, boat rides, kayaking and paddle boarding, or perhaps just a waterside picnic or stroll.

And, right next door to these homes for sale in Lake Alfred is the famed Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve, a Lake Alfred public recreation area known for its beautiful scenery, hiking and biking trails, event space, and dock and canoe launch on Lake Rochelle.

For the best kid-friendly fun around, you’re in luck! Water’s Edge at The Lakes is just 10 miles from LEGOLAND Florida Resort, a theme park focused on unleashing your child’s creative side with a variety of themed rides, shows, displays and more. Nestled within LEGOLAND is Cypress Gardens, a unique botanical garden which was once part of Florida’s first theme park. Plus, you are just 25 miles or a short 30-minute drive from the happiest place on Earth, Walt Disney World Resort!

Tight-Knit Community

Lake Alfred offers a laid-back, slower pace of life that is an ideal place to call home. There are many family-owned shops and businesses in the community, and residents even have the opportunity to sit down with the Mayor at the Monday Morning with the Mayor events. These are informal meetings with the Mayor on the first and third Mondays of the month allowing residents to discuss community issues prior to the Commission meetings. This is just one example of how the town of Lake Alfred is focused on its people and values their input to make this family-friendly community even better.

The close-knit community is enhanced by many homegrown events throughout the year, such as the Lake Alfred Heritage Festival, Bluegrass and BBQ Bash, the Run for Liberty 5K and the Annual Hoedown, a favorite featuring local musicians and food from local restaurants.

Necessities for Daily Life

Everyday shopping conveniences can be found close to home, including Publix, ALDI, and Winn-Dixie grocery stores. Nearby Citi Centre Plaza is a great shopping option with stores including Macy’s, Belk, Lowe’s and other familiar favorites, while Eagle Ridge Mall features top shopping spots like JCPenney, Dillard’s, and Hibbett Sports, as well as a bowling alley and Regal Cinemas.

Locally-owned businesses and mom-and-pop stores can be found around town, with favorites including The Back Porch Restaurant, a quaint local eatery at The Barn and Stable, a bargain hunter’s paradise full of antiques and more.

Sometimes life throws us curve balls, which is why it’s nice to have exceptional healthcare facilities nearby. You’ll be in good hands at Winter Haven Hospital, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, and Gessler Clinic. Your furry friends will be well cared for at nearby veterinary clinics such as Lake Alfred Animal Hospital, and have space to run and play at nearby dog parks in Auburndale, Winter Haven, and Lakeland.

Beautiful Homes for Sale in Lake Alfred, FL

Parker home for sale in Lake Alfred, FLJust 58 exclusive homes will be built in Water’s Edge at The Lakes. Select home sites back up to the Mackay Gardens or open space offering backyard privacy and peaceful nature views.

These Lake Alfred new homes are designed for your life with airy and open living space, private owner’s suites, and covered porches or lanais offering the perfect spot to enjoy your stunning views. You can choose from more than 10 unique home plans offering 1,671 to 3,315 square feet of living space with three to six bedrooms and up to three-and-a-half bathrooms.

Parker model home in Lake Alfred, FLPerhaps best of all, when you build your dream home in Lake Alfred at Water’s Edge at The Lakes, you have the opportunity to personalize your dream home to your unique style and needs at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio. A Design Consultant will guide you through the design process and help you to select colors and features for each room of your new home, with choices ranging from included features to luxurious upgrades for decadent finishing touches.

With limited availability remaining in this stunning community of Lake Alfred, FL homes for sale, now is the time to act to build your dream home and start living a laid-back life in this picturesque community! To learn more about plan, pricing, and available homes at Water’s Edge at the Lakes, visit the model center, call our Lake Alfred New Home Specialists at 863-215-6905, or visit us online today!