RockWell Homes
Mar 21, 2024

Reasons You’ll Love Living in Winter Garden, FL

Within minutes of Lake Apopka sits Winter Garden, FL, a classic small town that’s modern and vibrant, and filled with charm that makes you feel right at home. Blessed with gorgeous weather, a unique history, and a convenient location, it provides ample opportunity to relax and have fun year-round. 

When it comes to living comfortably,  a RockWell home in Winter Garden is truly the place to be. Whether you’re hiking or biking down the West Orange Trail or attending festive events in Downtown Winter Garden with your family and friends, there’s always an air of happiness to be felt here. 

Winter Garden Is Perfect for Those Relocating to Florida!

Winter Garden is located just west of Orlando. Tucked in the heart of the Sunshine State, it has been growing steadily, making it a diverse place where people from all walks of life can connect. If you are considering a move, take the time to explore the range of things to do in Winter Garden, FL, from community activities to the renowned West Orange Trail. Check out our reasons why you’ll love living in Winter Garden.

  1. The Multi-Generational Appeal.

    Winter Garden offers a great lifestyle for all ages, from retirees to young professionals to growing families. If you have children, Winter Garden offers access to excellent educational options. The Orange County Public Schools system is known for its commitment to providing quality education. Being so close to Orlando and all it has to offer is a huge part of Winter Garden’s appeal. You are minutes from the theme parks and other entertainment options, shopping, healthcare options, golf courses, employment opportunities, and everything else Orlando has to offer.

  1. The Downtown Area.

    Winter Garden offers the perfect combination of Old Florida history and ultra-modern amenities. Its downtown district, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, has a strong sense of community, mixing museums, local shops, and seasonal events and festivals. The Winter Garden Farmers Market is a Saturday morning staple, offering fresh produce, artisan crafts, and a taste of local culture. During Downtown Winter Garden's holiday events, the streets come alive with lights and music. The city is a haven for foodies and creative types. The historic downtown area is dotted with charming cafes, restaurants, and boutiques. You can enjoy a diverse range of cuisine, and the local theatres offer live performances and movie screenings.

  1. The Location.

    Winter Garden is in a central location – less than thirty minutes to downtown Orlando, the Disney World theme parks, and the most popular area attractions and destinations such as sports and concert arenas. It is convenient for most commutes, as well as access to shopping, healthcare options, golf courses, restaurants, Orlando International Airport, and more.

  1. The Lifestyle.

    One of the crown jewels of Winter Garden is the famous West Orange Trail. Stretching over 22 miles, this multi-use trail is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, joggers, cyclists, and families. The trail winds through a unique natural landscape, featuring lush greenery and serene lakes. In addition to the West Orange Trail, Winter Garden offers a plethora of outdoor activities. The lifestyle here embraces the benefits of living among several local lakes. Lake Apopka, the fourth-largest lake in Florida, provides opportunities for boating and bird-watching. There are also several parks in the area to enjoy picnics, playgrounds, and community events. 

  1.  The Weather/Climate.

    The climate here is generally mild and pleasant, with an average of 234 sunny days a year. Winter Garden is an outdoor recreation playground since sunshine and warm weather mean plenty of opportunities for swimming, golf, hiking, and fishing. Days by the lake, pool, or beach are common from April to October. Golf courses are open all year long, and the mild winter months are ideal for hiking, biking, and wildlife watching. Afternoon rain showers are not uncommon, but they cool things down during the hot, humid summer months.


Browse Our New Homes in Winter Garden, FL

RockWell Homes is building a variety of new homes in Winter Garden! Here’s a brief run-down of our conveniently located communities: Winding Bay, Oakland Park, and Harvest at Ovation. 

Oakland Park is a beautiful master-planned community located on the border of two growing areas, downtown Winter Garden and Oakland. This "storybook" community includes miles of walking, hiking biking trails that lead to downtown Winter Garden, resort-style pools, pet parks, a playground, green spaces, a clubhouse, water features, and front porch living. Significant architectural attention to detail has been taken in the design of the community along with the design of every home. RockWell Homes is building new luxury single-family homes in the final phase of Oakland Park, priced from the $700s. There are a handful of Quick Move-In Homes available. 

Winding Bay is located in Horizon West, one of the fastest-growing master-planned communities in the nation. With a neighborhood that is oriented around community schools, green spaces, and village centers, homeowners have access to stores, services, restaurants, and community-centric events. Just minutes from 429, Winding Bay is within 30 minutes of the airport and Downtown Orlando, and just 10 minutes to Walt Disney World, the Orlando Health Hospital, and the Horizon West Town Center. Amenities include a resort-style pool, splash pad, dog park, tot lot, park, walking trails, and cabana. Winding Bay features single-family homes from the upper $550s. There are several Quick Move-In Homes available. 

Also located in Horizon West, our Harvest at Ovation community features  luxury townhomes and  beautiful 1- and 2-story single-family homes.  Our homes offer front porch living at its best. Options for package drop-off vestibules bring old-school charm to these exclusive homes. There are three townhome floorplans, ranging from 1,785 to 2,195 square feet. Pricing starts from the $430s. There are four distinctive single-family home floor plans, ranging from 2,120 to 3,475 square feet. Pricing starts from the $600s.

Connect with RockWell Today!

If you are thinking of relocating to Florida,  RockWell Homes is excited to show you our homes in Winter Garden and help you build a new start. Our wonderful communities are located in a desirable area, offering a great mix of lifestyle, convenience, and fun. The culture and highly-rated schools are just a few highlights of living here, along with our homes in  Winding Bay,  Oakland Park  or  Harvest at Ovation.  If historic Winter Garden seems to check off all your boxes for the perfect place to live,  connect with us. We’re more than happy to help!

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