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Windermere is a small town located in Southwest Orlando. It is known to be a town located among the lakes. Windermere is located on the Butler chain of Lakes. The Butler chain of Lakes consist of eleven connected natural lakes. Each lake having its own charm, but not all are skiable. The larger lakes are known for fishing and skiing.
The schools of Windermere are among the best in Central Florida. One of the most prestigious is Windermere Prep. Windermere Prep is a private school focusing on high academic achievement. Among the other local schools such as Windermere, Sunset Park and Keene’s Crossing Elementary Schools are all “A” rated schools and very well-regarded. The current public elementary schools for Windermere Florida is Keene’s Crossing, Windermere, Sunset Park, and Lake Whitney. The list of public middle schools are Bridgewater, Gotha, and Chain of Lakes.
There are two public high schools at this time Olympia and West Orange. In addition to these schools, the community is awaiting a new high school which will be located on a 65-acre property is along County Road 535 (Winter Garden-Vineland Road) at the northeast corner of an intersection that includes 535 to the north and east, Summerport Village Parkway to the west and Ficquette Hancock Road to the south. School zones change so be sure to verify the school by address before purchasing a property with Orange County Public Schools. The school grades also change. It is a good idea to look at grades over a few year period to get an idea on the overall character of a school.
ACTIVITIES OF LAKES
The major lakes which make Windermere “among the lakes” are known for boating and fishing. There are 11 lakes that comprise the Butler Chain. The lakes are in varying sizes. Some are not large enough for skiing while others are. Boating is a big hobby. Bass fishing is also very popular. Homes located on these lakes have high price tags. Homes with docks have larger price tags. And, homes on the largest lake, Lake Butler, with boat docks have very large price tags. Lake Butler dock homes are among the most luxurious in Orlando.
Home prices in Windermere are typically on the higher end. There are many luxury homes. Vacant lots along the shores of Lake Butler have been known to sell over a million. Newer and renovated homes on Lake Butler with boat docks are highly sought after and have a large price tag. One of the most prestigious communities in Windermere is Isleworth home to several famous individuals. Various gated and guard gated communities are located within Windermere with such famous residents as Grant Hill, Pedro Feliz, Arnold Palmer, Robert Earl, Ken Griffey Jr., Stuart Appleby, Wesley Snipes and Shaq.
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