With its accessible Central Florida location, terrific year-round weather, and sense of “Old Florida” charm, many consider Montverde to be one of the best places to live in the state. From quaint, small-town living to all the conveniences of nearby Orlando, this historic town has the best of all worlds. Here are just a few reasons why Montverde, FL is such a great place to live!
Living in Montverde, FL
Quiet and Peaceful
Located 30 minutes west of Orlando along the shores of Lake Apopka, Montverde has a historic, rural feeling with well-maintained homes and plenty of room to roam. There are fewer than 2,000 residents in this quiet suburban town, so neighbors easily become friends and it’s inevitable to see a familiar face when you’re out and about. Biking is a favorite pastime here, and there are plenty of parks and trails to take advantage of the peaceful Florida landscape.
Bella Collina Spa and Golf Course
A big draw to living in Montverde is the world-class spa and golf course, Bella Collina. Of course, when you own a home in Bella Collina, you can enjoy these amenities at your leisure. The spa is stunning in design but supremely tranquil, with luxury services ranging from private couples massage to all-day spa getaways, and always complete with a complimentary snack and wine. When you crave sunshine and fresh outdoor air, Bella Collina Golf awaits. The championship golf course was designed by legendary golf pro Sir Nick Faldo, and boasts impressive views and a challenging course. At Bella Collina you can also enjoy swimming, tennis, fitness facilities, and fine dining at The 19th Hole restaurant.
Florida’s Beautiful Natural Scenery
The opportunity to enjoy the outdoors year-round is a major incentive to live in Florida, and particularly in the central part of the state. In Montverde, your backdrop is beautiful Lake Apopka, where the fishing and wildlife viewing are top-notch. Triskett Park, located on the shores of the lake, is a favorite spot for grilling and picnicking under the oak trees. For hiking, biking, and taking in the best of Central Florida natural landscapes, the Green Mountain Scenic Byway passes right through Montverde.
Proximity to Orlando
Residents of Montverde enjoy a high quality of life, in part fueled by well-paying jobs in the metro Orlando area. Commuting into Orlando takes only 30 minutes, where industries such as advanced manufacturing, aviation, biotechnology, and medical technology fuel the local economy. When work is done and it’s time to play, Montverde is only a half hour from international attractions like Disney Springs and Walt Disney World.
Great School Options
Children in grades K-12 are served by Lake County Schools, where elementary, middle, and high schools are consistently rated above average. The town is also home to Montverde Academy, a private college preparatory school that is renowned for its high school basketball program. Many student athletes have gone on to major colleges and the professional leagues.
If living in Montverde, FL sounds like a dream come true, come explore the brand new, open-concept, single-family homes at Bella Collina. These 4 and 5-bedroom plans with up to 3,067 square feet give you a highly sought-after, luxury community address and access to everything that beautiful, idyllic Montverde has to offer.