Located about 45 minutes north of Orlando, Lakes of Mount Dora is a Florida gated community near the historic lakefront town of Mount Dora. The community is featured as one of Where to Retire Magazine’s Top 50 Best Master-Planned Communities, a distinction made based on a combination of amenity offerings and resident satisfaction.
This 55+ active adult community encompasses 560 acres of verdant, rolling terrain in central Florida's Lake County, with an elegant lakeside clubhouse and recreation complex, eco-friendly landscaping and 178 acres of lakes and waterways linking the entire community.
The majority of the homes and homesites for sale at Lakes of Mount Dora are right on the water or feature lake views. The community's active lifestyle blends on-site social and recreational amenities with easy access to downtown Mount Dora. A good selection of shops and restaurants are located five to 10 minutes from home. The community is about 45 minutes from Walt Disney World and an hour from Atlantic beaches.
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Acreage 560 acres (224 hectares)
Clubhouse 18,000 sq. ft. Island Clubhouse with great hall for social events, catering kitchen, full live production stage, computer and business center, library, billiard and game room
Swimming & Fitness Clubhouse complex includes a fitness center with locker rooms, four-lane lap pool, adjacent resort pool and sun deck with spa pool, pickleball courts and a fitness trail along the Island Clubhouse waterfront
Golf Nearby Golf options 10 minutes from the entrance gate include the Country Club of Mount Dora, the Mount Dora Golf Club, the Eagle Dunes Golf Club and a P.B. Dye course at the Black Bear Golf Club; destination courses 45 minutes to an hour away at Walt Disney World and the Orlando area
Boating & Fishing Canoeing, kayaking, sailing and paddle boating on community's 178-acre chain of lakes; year-round boating, water skiing and fishing; access to the Dora Canal linking Lake Dora to the Harris Chain of Lakes, the Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean
Shopping & Dining Five to 10 minutes from supermarkets, banking, salons, major discount stores and other retail services, including the boutiques and specialty shops of downtown Mount Dora; dining options range from familiar fast food chains to a selection of independent local restaurants serving traditional Southern, American and international fare
Area Attractions Mount Dora's pedestrian-friendly downtown commercial district, with a year-round calendar of festivals and community events; public parklands such as Ocala National Forest and Wekiwa Springs State Park; 45 minutes from downtown Orlando and Walt Disney World, an hour from Daytona Beach, less than two hours from the Tampa Bay Area
Health Care The Waterman Hospital, part of the Florida Hospital system, is about 10 minutes away; Leesburg Hospital in Leesburg and Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford are about 30 minutes away
Airport Access Orlando Sanford International Airport and Orlando International Airport are about 25 minutes from Lakes of Mount Dora; Daytona International Airport is about an hour away
Homes For Sale Priced from $219,400 to over $400,000