This Key West style home, on the western shore of Lake Butler, Central Florida's exclusive chain of lakes, a perfect location for family vacations. The home has been in the owner's family for generations. It has been published in many architectural design magazines including Better Homes & Gardens, Open House magazine & featured on HGTVs Before & After. Located 20 minutes from Disney World & Universal Studios, the home offers lake front entertainment with swimming in crystal clear, sand bottom waters including fantastic fresh water fishing. The 2nd story balcony, with wrap-around porches, offers breathtaking views of the lake & wildlife. The master has hardwood floors, as well as a steam shower & claw foot tub for relaxing. Fireplaces in both the family room & master suite create a cozy environment. The on-site dock is perfect for fishing and docking your boat. When you decide to experience the attractions, Orlando's theme parks, beaches, golf courses & shopping are a short drive away.
You will probably find it difficult to leave the lake at your back door, but if you do, Central Florida offers a wide range of activities and attractions. Walt Disney, Sea World, and Universal Studios, with their multiple theme parks, offers shopping, restaurants, and other attractions, are all only 20 minutes away via back roads with no congested interstates. Central Florida offers many other attractions such as Kennedy Space Center 60 minutes away, and a wonderful selection of golf courses, several within minutes from the home. Several Atlantic coast beaches are within 40 to 80 minutes away. Orlando also offers premier shopping at the Millennia Mall, anchored by Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus and Macy’s, as well as several outlet malls.
Lake Butler is linked to 13 lakes on the Butler Chain of Lakes. Your family can enjoy boating, swimming, fresh water fishing, canoeing, wind surfing and countless other outdoor activities. The large backyard is perfect for volleyball games and sunbathing. The home is equipped with an outdoor gas grill, which is ideal for cook-outs and enjoying dinner on the patio, while taking in views of the open lake.
Lake Butler, Windermere, 15 miles from Orlando
The Town of Windermere is located in southwest Orange County fourteen miles southwest of Orlando, six miles southeast of Winter Garden, two miles south of Ocoee, and approximately six miles north of Walt Disney World.
Windermere is surrounded by sand bottom lakes. Lake Butler (the largest) is on the west, Lake Down on the east, and Lake Bessie on the southeast. By means of a system of canals, Butler, Down and six other lakes are connected to form what is known as the Butler Chain.
Other Activities: Boating on the Butler Chain of Lakes
Golf: There are several public golf courses in the area.