Lake Apopka Real Estate is Ready and Waiting
Lake Apopka is the third largest lake in the state of Florida, located just 15 miles away from Orlando. Within Orange County, the Lake Apopka region is a stunning place to visit or live, and for many years it has benefitted from a booming tourist industry. The lake itself was one of Florida’s main attractions in the late 20th Century, and today, it is seeing a resurgence. Local efforts have brought back wetland species of vegetation along the shoreline of the lake, and Lake Apopka Real Estate is growing quicker than ever before.
A Lower Cost of Living
As well as a growing real estate market, Apopka offers a lower cost of living. Based on an index that examines the cost of health care, housing, transportation, goods and services, and groceries, it was determined that residents in Apopka enjoy a 2% lower living cost than the rest of Florida.
Shopper Centers in Apopka
Shopping lovers can enjoy a number of large shopping malls in Apopka and surrounding towns. Public transportation is also available to larger shopping outlets elsewhere.
The West Orange Trail
The West Orange Trail is an extremely popular biking and walking trail in Apopka. You can rent a bicycle from local rental companies, or take a walk or a jog down this former railroad route. Locals and visitors enjoy the natural landscape of Apopka, on a level terrain that makes it ideal for all ages. Starting at the Winter Garden Station, the West Orange Trail takes you back in time and is perfect for family trips out.
A Great Schooling System
Apopka is home to a number of extremely popular elementary schools including Bear Lake and Wolf Lake.
Winter Garden’s Historic District
The city of Winter Garden is located just north of Lake Apopka, and only 14 miles away from Downtown Orlando. The city is home to the Winter Garden Downtown Historic District, a historic part of town that is roughly 100 acres in size. Here you can discover 26 different historic buildings. The district was added to the United States National Register of Historic Places back in 1996, and to this day the buildings are wonderfully preserved, and have become the pride of the locals.
Discover the Heritage Museums
As well as the historic downtown district, the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation operates two popular museums that are dedicated to preserving the rich history of West Orange County. The two museums, which include the Winter Garden Heritage Museum and the Central Florida Railroad Museum are accompanied by the History Center, which operates as a research center that manages the preservation of the region’s historic buildings and monuments.
Enjoy the Garden Theater
Residents can also enjoy easy access to the Garden Theater in the historic district, which originally opened as a movie theater way back in 1935. It’s still open to this day, and is a real treat to experience!
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