Lake Nona is a 7000–acre master-planned community within the city limits of Orlando. It is easily accessible from most of Central Florida’s major roads (SR 417, SR 528 and SR408) and is a 10 minute ride to Orlando International Airport, 20 minutes to Downtown Orlando, and 30 minutes to Cocoa Beach and the area Theme Parks.
The neighborhoods of Lake Nona have a wide appeal for a diverse array of lifestyles. Laureate Park features modern style homes that are “wired” for intelligent components. The North Lake Park Community is located in the northernmost section of Lake Nona. It encompasses 500-acres of land and features neo-traditional style homes. Amenities include and award-winning elementary school and YMCA, an outdoor Olympic pool, soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts and a dog park. Waters Edge is a gated community within North Lake Park and offers charming waterfront homes featuring front porches, colonial style windows and luxurious interiors. Located on the crystal shores of Lake Nona, rare amenities include a lakefront park, boat dock and boat storage areas. Village Walk at Lake Nona is a walkable canal-front community with resort-style homes. The streets are connected by quaint bridges forming a walkway to the Village Walk Town Center with a heated swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, state-of-the-art fitness center, a lap pool and more. Eagle Creek surrounds an 18-hole championship golf course and Clubhouse. Its’ distinctive neighborhoods provide golf, lake or forest views with luxury single-family homes, golf villas and town homes to accommodate a variety of lifestyles. The exclusive Lake Nona Golf & Country Club is an upscale private gated community and features a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course that is ranked number fifteen of Top 100 US Golf Communities by Travel + Leisure Golf. With homes priced from $1 to over $7 million, this is home to many celebrity golf pros.
Lake Nona offers a unique collaborative partnership with over 30 institutions working together to provide a modern education system for the area. The concept enables students the ability to interact with researchers, doctors, professors and the business community of Lake Nona, along with their classroom learning. The initiative will provide advanced classroom technology with state-of-the-art learning tools. This new model of learning will bring Lake Nona to the forefront of global educational learning models.
Lake Nona has planned an upscale open-air regional mall and town center culminating one million square feet of land. It will be located in the southern region of the community with department stores, large-scale retail and upscale fashion boutiques. The area will also include a Cineplex and a variety of restaurants for plenty of entertainment and dining options.
The Lake Nona Science & Technology Park is a 600-acre hub for biomedical science and research and is best none as Orlando’s “Medical City”. When completed, it will be home to the UCF College of Medicine and Health Sciences Campus, Orlando VA Medical Center, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, MD Anderson Orlando Cancer Research Institute, the University of Florida Academic and Research Center and the Nemours Children’s Hospital.
Lake Nona Medical City is the cornerstone of the community.
Over 40% of Lake Nona will be left open for conservation or park areas with recreational facilities; with 1000 + acres of lakes and waterways and more than 44 miles of paved and unpaved trails, parks, tennis and volleyball courts, baseball and soccer fields and picnic pavilions, plus dog parks. Lake Nona is designed to make nature accessible and there’s always a park within a 5 minute walk of home.
Lake Nona’s championship course was designed by Tom Fazio and is home to countless professional golfers and world-class athletes. The pro shop offers apparel and a full line of golf merchandise. The PGA professionals are top instructors in the game. The Country Club welcomes each member and resident with its’ southern hospitality and stately design.