WINDERMERE ADDRESS: 6527 Cartmel Lane, Windermere ASKING PRICE: $780,000 BEDROOMS: Four BATHROOMS: 4.5 SQUARE FEET: 3,844 NEIGHBORHOOD: Reserve at Lake Butler Sound SCHOOLS: Windermere Elementary, Bridgewater Middle, West Orange High DESCRIPTION: This Reserve at Lake Butler Sound offers many upgrades, including an oversized .69-acre corner lot, custom flooring and large deck. The home features wood flooring in Master Bedroom and office. The open backyard offers plenty of space to entertain. LISTING AGENT: Daniel Coombs, Florida Real Estate & Land Co.
BAY HILL ADDRESS: 5371 Brookline Drive, Orlando ASKING PRICE: $795,000 BEDROOMS: Five BATHROOMS: 4.5 SQUARE FEET: 4,441 NEIGHBORHOOD: Bay Hill SCHOOLS: Palm Lake Elementary, Southwest Middle, Dr. Phillips High DESCRIPTION: This completely renovated estate sits on a private .75-acre fenced lot. It includes five bedrooms plus a home theater on the lower level. The home also features marble and hardwood floors, upgraded kitchen, fireplace, a 55-foot lanai with granite summer kitchen, pool with waterfall. The owner also can enjoy deeded lake access to Lake Tibet. LISTING AGENT: Lily Wang, Cino International Inc.
DR. PHILLIPS ADDRESS: 8202 Livorno Drive, Orlando ASKING PRICE: $789,000 BEDROOMS: Four BATHROOMS: Three SQUARE FEET: 3,275 NEIGHBORHOOD: Vizcaya SCHOOLS: Bay Meadows Elementary, Southwest Middle, Dr. Phillips High DESCRIPTION: This Vizcaya home sits on one of the best corner lots in the neighborhood. This residence features an open floor plan with two-story ceilings, a spacious master suite with separate sitting area, and a spa bath with walk-in shower and a jetted tub. It also includes a second bedroom/office on the first floor and two additional bedrooms with a loft on the second floor. Community amenities include a 24-hour guard at the gate, tennis courts, fitness center, clubhouse, playground and two dog parks. LISTING AGENT: The Christensen Team, Regal R.E. Professionals LLC
HORIZON WEST ADDRESS: 14826 Speer Lake Drive, Winter Garden ASKING PRICE: $745,000 BEDROOMS: Four BATHROOMS: 3.5 SQUARE FEET: 3,510 NEIGHBORHOOD: Independence/Signature Lakes SCHOOLS: Keene’s Crossing Elementary, Bridgewater Middle, West Orange High DESCRIPTION: This semi-custom craftsman home features four bedrooms, three-and-one-half baths, a bonus room and office. It is situated on a premium lakefront lot on Lake Speer and includes custom platform dock for lakefront relaxing, kayak enthusiasts and viewing Disney fireworks. The home is designed for entertaining with an open floor plan and panoramic views of the lake from the kitchen, family room, master bedroom and bonus room. LISTING AGENT: “Reenie” Frush, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate — Southwest Orlando
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