Lake Mary FL Real Estate

Lake Mary FL homes are only 18 miles north of Orlando and are set in a city that prides itself for its ranking in CNN Money Magazine as one of the top 100 small towns in America for livability. For home buyers looking for a tight-knit community with plenty of home-style options, low crime, and a friendly atmosphere, Lake Mary is ideal. Read more about Lake Mary FL homes or READ some of our reviews here. 

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What It’s Like to Live in Lake Mary?

If you don’t want the hassle of living in a big city and would prefer a quieter, more peaceful environment, then Lake Mary could be the perfect place for you. It has all the comforts of a small town but with added charm. Lake Mary is clean and picturesque with streets lined with palm trees.

Everything you need for your daily living needs is easily accessible, from shops to parks to schools. Although Lake Mary is classified as a small town, there is no shortage of entertainment and amenities on offer for its residents.

If you choose to live here, you will be kept busy with the numerous shopping complexes, varied restaurants, and well-equipped gyms. There is an excellent golf course if relaxing with a round or two of golf is your idea of fun. The lakes themselves provide plenty of opportunities for fishing and boating and the lovely weather means that spending time outside in nature is a joy in Lake Mary.

There is a whole range of events and activities put on in Lake Mary every month. The Movies in the Park nights are particularly popular and take place each month. Many different residents from across the area come together for this fun and family-friendly evening.

Lake Mary has its own vibrant downtown area, offering a community that is small enough to walk around easily but still has character. Here you will find fantastic restaurants, cozy cafes, stylish boutiques, and a great events center.

Every Saturday there is a brilliant farmers’ market held at City Hall. In addition to deliciously fresh fruits and vegetables, the Lake Mary Farmers’ market includes handcrafted candles, arts and crafts, organic coffee and specialty oils.

For a wonderful evening of entertainment, you can visit WineART Wednesdays. This event is held on the first week of each month and includes a pop-up wine and beer garden, food trucks, artists, shopping opportunities and live music.

Lake Mary is conveniently located close to the slightly busier downtown Orlando area if you are the sort of person who likes to venture out a little further afield.

One of the best things about Lake Mary is that the whole area boasts terrific natural beauty. It is ideal for anyone who loves to be outdoors. You can go cycling, running, rollerblading or simply go for a leisurely walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Lake Mary is a wonderful place to settle down and raise a family. There are great schools here, which achieve consistently brilliant results. In fact, the public school system here has a reputation for being one of the best in the area. There are some highly regarded private schools, too. The outstanding schools in this neighborhood make it even more attractive to families with children.

In addition to offering wonderful educational opportunities for youngsters, Lake Mary has a fantastic sense of community. Residents describe it as very close-knit with great community spirit. This is one of the main reasons so many families choose to settle here.

There are also plenty of sporting activities to keep the kids happy, from baseball and soccer to tennis and softball, or even golf. Crime rates are also very low, giving residents peace of mind. The overall family-friendly atmosphere makes it very appealing to people who want somewhere safe and enjoyable to raise their children.

There are many different kinds of properties available to rent and buy in Lake Mary. You can take your pick from the array of comfortable family homes, fashionable apartments, and luxurious townhouses.

Lake Mary Real Estate Types

Lake Mary homes come in many price ranges and styles. Lake Mary experienced extensive residential real estate construction in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Many of the homes in Lake Mary today are from that era.

Lake Mary features a number of residential communities. These are diverse in prices and home styles and can feature specific amenities – luxury, golf course and active retirement communities are available to interested buyers. Communities also feature

There are a number of communities that offer residents specific amenities, including community pools. Lake Mary communities with pools include Colony Cove, Egrets Landing, Heathrow, Highlands of Lake Mary and Huntington Pointe.

Lake Mary Employment & Career

While it is considered a bedroom community of Orlando, Lake Mary has an impressive amount of career opportunities in its own right. Major employers operating in the area include AAA, AT&T, Hartford, and Ruth's Chris Steak House. One big advantage of living in Florida is that there is no personal income tax.

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Lake Mary Amenities

Shopping and dining are readily available in Lake Mary malls and individual establishments. The close proximity to Orlando means that everything available in that cosmopolitan city is convenient to the Lake Mary homeowner.

The Colonial Towne Center is a destination for Lake Mary residents, containing the Colonial Town Park and Park Place at Heathrow. There are numerous boutique stores, an AmStar Stadium Cinema and a large number of restaurants.

Lake Mary Recreation

There are boundless opportunities to enjoy the beautiful Central Florida weather. The Cross Seminole Trail provides miles of natural paths connecting Lake Mary with other communities in Seminole County. There are small parks scattered throughout the community, but a short drive can take you to larger, such as Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park, Lake Monroe Conservation Area, Lake Jessup Conservation Area, Wekiva River Buffer Conservation Area and Wekiwa Springs State Park.

The Timacuan golf course is right in the center of town and there are a number of other golf course communities in the area. Some upscale Lake Mary homes lie right on the golf course – ideal for the golfer seeking a home overlooking the fairway. There are a number of other golf courses in the area.

Plenty of lakes are available for boating and fishing. Lake Mary's namesake, Crystal Lake and a number of smaller bodies of water make waterfront property an option for homebuyers. The Atlantic coastline is only an hour away.

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Listing information last updated on June 18th, 2024 at 12:19am EDT.