Windermere is located in Orange County and is in the Southwest part of Orlando.
- Located approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Orlando
- Known as “Among the Lakes”
- The town is named after the largest lake in England
- Home of the famous Lake Butler Chain of 11 sand bottom lakes. These lakes includes Lake Butler, Lake Tibet, Lake Down, Lake Sheen, Lake Louise, Lake Chase, Pocket Lake, Lake Blanche, Wauseon Bay, Lake Isleworth, and Little Fish Lake.
- Home of the upscale Isleworth Community on the shores of Lake Butler
- Boasts several well known communities such as Iselworth, Ballaria, Keenes Point, Lake Butler Sound, Waterstone and many more.
Established in 1889, Main Street has been paved in brick with round-about intersections that add to a small town feel. The side roads are still dirt with the purpose to ensure that any oil that leaks out of a vehicle gets absorbed into the dirt and does not flow into the Butler Chain of Lakes. Expect to see a diverse variety of old and new homes as you drive through downtown. There are several quaint little shops in downtown for shopping purposes however, no major chain stores. You will find a very peaceful and country like atmosphere as you drive through the town. In recent years, a lot of old homes have been demolished and replaced with large beautiful homes that reflect updated building codes and new styles.
Windermere a golf real estate offers 3 distinctive golf courses including the Golden Bear Club at Keene’s Point, Isleworth Country Club and Windmere Country Club. Orlando homes for sale in Windermere include single family, condominiums and town homes.
Windermere Arbor Day & Treebute
Windermere is well known for its Arbor Day and Treebute which is held every January. January is considered a good time of the year to plant trees. During this day, the City will give out free native Floridan trees to its residents. This event is typically held in the Town Square. To learn about the next Arbor Day, visit Arbor Day
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