Neighborhood Spotlight: Lake Nona

Where is Lake Nona?

Lake Nona is located within the Orlando city limits, near the Orlando International Airport. The area has grown in both population and residential options over the last few years, turning into a viable place to buy a home and settle down for first time buyers who have a little more to invest in a down payment. Read on to learn more about the major landmarks, points of interest and employers in the Lake Nona area.

Lake Nona Golf and Country Club

The Lake Nona Golf and Country Club is one of the centerpieces of the local community. It’s a perfect location for golf enthusiasts who want to catch one of the many professional and amateur golf tournaments, but there are also many amenities that appeal to residents of all ages. There are a few different types of homes available within the golf course community, including single family residences and townhomes. Well maintained and beautifully designed, life within the golf course community is worth looking into.

Lake Nona’s Medical City

Located in the south part of Lake Nona, the medical city is expected to increase medical tourism to the Orlando area by bringing patients from other countries and playing host to conventions for doctors. For local residents, this means there are plenty of jobs in the tourism and hospitality industries around the area. If you work in the medical field, living in Lake Nona can mean a short commute to a job with a major employer, such as the University of Florida, Nemours or the Veterans Affairs medical center.

Schools and Recreation in Lake Nona

With the uptick in population in the Lake Nona area, the city now has a full school system that includes an elementary, middle and high school. The area also has many recreational areas and retail centers, making it easy for residents to find everything they need without having to leave or drive a long distance. Biking, walking, and water sports are all popular activities, and the large lake the city is named after makes a great spot for picnics and relaxing in the sunshine. The Lake Nona Town Center is a great destination for days where you just want to relax, people watch, take in some art and have a bite to eat.

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