WINDERMERE ADDRESS: 6530 Lake Burden View Drive, Windermere ASKINGPRICE: $899,900 BEDROOMS: Three BATHROOMS: 3.5 SQUAREFEET: 3,281 NEIGHBORHOOD: Keene’s Pointe SCHOOLS: Windermere Elementary, Bridgewater Middle, West Orange High DESCRIPTION: This custom-built home features a pond view with an open grande-room plan surrounding a large resort-style outdoor lanai. The gourmet kitchen includes custom cabinets, gas range, two pantries, three sinks, Viking appliances and a 40-bottle wine refrigerator in the butler’s pantry. The master bath features a walk-through shower, jetted tub, separate vanities and separate bidet in the private water closet. LISTINGAGENT: Amanda Wood, Keller Williams Classic Realty
BAYHILL ADDRESS: 8738 Cypress Reserve Circle, Orlando ASKINGPRICE: $889,000 BEDROOMS: Five BATHROOMS: Five SQUAREFEET: 4,802 NEIGHBORHOOD: Reserve at Cypress Point SCHOOLS: Bay Meadows Elementary, Southwest Middle, Dr. Phillips High DESCRIPTION: Beyond the solid wood French doors, the home features lofty ceilings, extensive moldings, a formal dining room and a unique elevated living room. The kitchen includes a large island and breakfast bar, top-of-the-line stainless-steel appliances, solid wood cabinets, granite countertops, extensive woodwork and an additional eating space. The outdoor living space features a screened pool area with a heated spa and water features, and a summer kitchen. LISTINGAGENT: The Julie Bettosini Team, Stockworth Realty Group
HORIZONWEST ADDRESS: 7609 Green Mountain Way, Winter Garden ASKINGPRICE: $893,000 BEDROOMS: Four BATHROOMS: 3.5 SQUAREFEET: 4,133 NEIGHBORHOOD: Lake Hancock Estates SCHOOLS: Keene’s Crossing Elementary, Bridgewater Middle, West Orange High DESCRIPTION: This new home is located on Lake Hancock, a ski lake. The contemporary design features a chef’s kitchen, wood floors and intricate finishes throughout. The luxury master suite includes views of Lake Hancock, two walk-in closets and a master bathroom with a relaxing tub. The covered lanai features a pool and spa and outdoor kitchen equipped with a grill, fridge and sink. Additionally, this home includes a private office and a wine cellar on the first floor. LISTING AGENT: Paulo Silva, Midtown Realty of Orlando
WINDERMERE ADDRESS: 323 E. Fourth Ave., ASKINGPRICE: $889,000 BEDROOMS: Three BATHROOMS: 2.5 SQUARE FEET: 1,807 NEIGHBORHOOD: Town of Windermere SCHOOLS: Windermere Elementary, Gotha Middle, Olympia High DESCRIPTION: This 1920s bungalow sits along the shores of spring-fed Lake Down, the northernmost lake of the 11-lake system making up the Butler Chain of Lakes. The property, on .48 acres, includes a boat dock with lift. The home features cedar siding, wood floors, 9-foot ceilings, large windows, balmy breezes and a new deck. Upstairs can be a large bedroom or bonus with full bath and walk-out deck. The first floor features two additional bedrooms and one-and-one-half baths. LISTING AGENT: George DuBois, Stockworth Realty Group
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