Community

Environment

Garden City is surrounded by a series of lakes connected by channels commonly referred to as the Clermont West Chain of Lakes. The lakes literally encompass hundreds of acres, and have been rated as the cleanest in the state (Florida Outstanding Waters). In addition, these lakes are surrounded by thousands of acres of wildlife preserves. This setting offers the high ground of Garden City a spectacular view

Specifically, Garden City is a private gated community with electronically controlled gates. The amenity package includes several parks, lake access to all residents, miles of landscaped trails for walking, jogging or horseback riding with equestrian accommodation access. The landscaping package consists of thousands of valuable ornamental trees, fruit trees, palms, imported floral specimens, shrubs and fountains. The package will also includes a lakefront club house with multi social, entertainment and sports facilities.


The Land

In general, Florida is mostly flat, with elevation close to sea level. Central Florida is the only region with hilly terrain. Garden City, located in a western suburb of Orlando called Groveland, sits on one of the highest elevations in Central Florida. Garden City also has convenient access to all vacation destinations, major and local road networks, and most points of interest in Florida. The 96 home sites of Garden City are nestled within some of the most untouched and well-preserved natural settings in America. In addition, this location is rated as one of the safest in the state in regards to tropical storms and hurricanes, it will never flood. Also, for the golf enthusiast, there are four golf courses within minutes from Garden City.

Table of Distances

  Institution Minutes
Entertainment Centers Disney World 30
  Epcot Center 30
  MGM Studios 30
  Universal Studios 30
  Sea World 40
  Gulf of Mexico 60
  Atlantic Ocean 90
Major Shopping Centers Downtown Orlando 35
  West Oaks Mall 25
  Clermont Shopping Plaza 10
Shopping Centers cont'd Florida Mall 40
  Mall of Millenia 35
Major Medical Facilities South Lake Hospital 12
  Health Center Medical Center 25
  Orlando Regional Medical 35
Schools South Lake High 8
  South Lake Elementary 10
  Montverde Academy 20
Orlando International Airport   45

Orlando

Central Florida's uniqueness is defined by its remarkable quality of life. A warm sunny climate, professional sports, outdoor recreational activities, cultural activities, museums and theatrical shows, world-famous attractions, nearby beaches and more are available to residents all year round!

Orlando is often referred to as Hollywood of the East because of the numerous entertainment and cinematic enterprises in the area. But Orlando is also known for its outstanding health care facilities, affordable and high-quality child care programs, and exceptional community services, including police, fire and emergency medical. The area boasts an abundance of diverse housing options, at prices well below national averages. A kid-friendly community with more theme parks than any other city in the world, Orlando is a great place to raise a family.


Wildlife

Garden City is alive with a variety of wildlife in a beautiful, natural habitat. Among the miles of hiking pristine hiking trails are many different species of plants and mammals, including hundreds of bird species.