Ocoee - Golf Front Homes
Ocoee is located 10 miles west of Orlando, Florida and is within Orange County. It has a current population of over 40,000 residents and is a part of the Orlando metro area. Residents in Ocoee are just 15 miles away from Downtown Orlando. Residents of Ocoee tend to enjoy a “small town” style of living, with the bigger city not too far away.
Growth has been constant in Ocoee, especially with the development of the Ocoee City Center. This new community will feature upward of 500 urban inspired condominiums, civic uses, shopping, restaurants, office spaces and a hotel and convention center along the shores of Lake Bennet. Many historic buildings can also be found throughout the city; however, many newer single-family homes and condos can be discovered in the community also. Another advantage of living in Ocoee, is the acreage available. The area is known for horse ranches, as well as an overabundance of properties with vast acreage.
Ocoee is revered as a top fishing location; it is home to Starke Lake and provides 207 acres of freshwater fishing. Ocoee is home to the diverse shopping choices at the McKey Street Downtown Ocoee Shopping District, which also serves as home to Freedom Park, providing an open play area, playground, walking track, pavilions, baseball, and softball fields. The city also prides itself on organizing events specifically for younger and older ages. Moreover, golfing fanatics can spend as much time as they would love at the public golf course and those looking for other types of activities can enjoy water skiing, boating, tubing and so much more!
There are also a variety of festivals and events regularly organized in the city, such as the Founder’s Day Festival that is held every fall at the City Center West Orange. The festival also includes a golf tournament, 5k run, car show, poker tournament, museum tour and live music. The Central Florida Film Festival is held at West Orange Cinema annually over Labor Day weekend and Food Truck Fridays & Movie in the Park events are also held regularly along Starke Lake and at Bill Breeze Park. Come check out this amazing community and see for yourself why you should make here your new home!