Searching for homes for sale in Horizon West FL or Hamlin? Hamlin is in the Horizon West area or Southern Winter Garden FL. Basically it is the newest, trendiest area of Central Florida and centered around the intersection of Hamlin Groves Trail and New Independence Parkway. This is the Mecca for shopping and entertainment for all of those choosing to live in the newest most exciting area in years. Expansion and modernization is the key for both Hamlin communities and the newer commercially zoned sections.
In the previous 30 days approximately 150 homes sold in the area known as Horizon West. The median sales price was $450,000. New construction is still under tremendous demand and running behind. Lumber now costing nearly 5 times as much as just one year ago.
The first major addition to this area was several years ago. The Walmart that is located on the eastern side of the Daniel Webster Western Beltway and on the north side of New Independence Parkway. Next up was the Publix Supermarket located directly south just 1/4 of a mile. Recently there have been many smaller stores added and now entire shopping complexes are located in this area. Rest assured the local residents never really need to leave the area but if they do the Daniel Webster can have you in downtown Orlando FL in about 25 minutes.
Despite the fact that many of the communities in Hamlin are within a 5 mile radius of Disney it is still very nice to have entertainment options available here in Hamlin. Namely the many walking and cycling trails that you will see along Hamlin Groves Trail. In addition to those the local communities have some of the nicest amenities in central Florida. Communities with spectacular resort style pools, fitness centers and meeting rooms are the norm here. The new Cinepolis theater includes luxury seating, dining, lots of parking and some great lakefront views. Speaking of the lake, Lake Hancock is enjoyed by many local lakefront communities. Not only is is a beautiful lake but there are private boat ramps for the local residents only. Those who both fish, and simply reside along the lakes shores both appreciate the privacy of the lake. Of course for those who prefer you may also enjoy the Orange County National Golf Center and Golf Course.
Orlando Health has recently added a large immediate care facility on the corner of Porter Road and Avalon Road. There may soon be a Hospital in this same location. For those not familiar with it you may pleased to hear it is only 1 mile south of the intersection of New Independence Parkway and Hamlin Groves Trail. There is much more on the way. Whenever you build this many homes and fine communities service providers of all sorts soon follow.
Right now Hamlin residents get the benefit of Windermere High School. Soon the educational choices will be changing for middle school and elementary school depending on the community you reside in. There are several new schools already planned for the area. The best way to confirm the schools is to call Orange County Public Schools or visit their site by clicking here.
A list of schools for you to research in this area should include, Independence Elementary School, Bridgewater Middle School and Windermere High School. Recently new schools have begun construction. Including a new high school on Seidel Road. a A great source to do just that can be found at Great Schools.
As society advance so do communities and styles. No other area in central Florida has as many new homes in as beautiful of settings as Hamlin. These homes feature the most current building and efficiency standards.
Communities such as Innovation at Panther View by Lennar Homes have incorporated wireless technology into their homes and solar power. Waterleigh by Emerald Homes has now started building all of their 2 story homes using concrete construction not only on the first floor but all of the way to the roofs edge. If you are considering moving to this area you are making a great move. Below are the homes for sale in Horizon West FL.