Only 12 miles from downtown Orlando, Windermere offers residents the best of both worlds: gorgeous small town charm and access to the vibrant Central Florida job market. The community is home to just over 3,100 residents, although more than 37,000 people are within the town's zip code. Residents enjoy upscale living in a fabulous setting.(more)
Windermere is surrounded by pristine sand bottom lakes that are linked by a system of canals. Lake Butler is the largest of eleven lakes referred to as the "Butler Chain of Lakes." Recreational opportunities abound and many homes in the area have direct lake access. Overlooking Lake Butler is the renowned Isleworth community that counts among its residents many sport and entertainment celebrities.
Much of Windermere's "downtown" area is historically preserved and well worth a visit. The excellent quality of life is its most distinguishing feature. Many town streets remain unpaved as part of the resident's effort to retain the prestige nature of the chain of lakes. Windermere was recently named "Tree City U.S.A." for its commitment to a natural environment. The real estate market in Windermere features a quaint architectural mixture from cabins to luxury estate homes. It is made up almost entirely of single-family homes. Prices start at just below $200,000 and reach up to $12 million and more for magnificent waterfront estates. Land is also available for custom building.
Windermere Real Estate Market Trends
Windermere is ideal for those seeking single-family homes with a wide variety of offerings in a large price range. Homes in Windermere are priced starting in the high $100,000s to upwards of several million dollars for beautiful estates with waterfront views and luxury amenities. If you are buying or selling, looking for a starter home or your luxury dream home, moving across the country or across the street, look no further for all of your Florida real estate listings.
Windermere, Florida Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Windermere Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 20th, 2019: homes priced around $776,111 compared to $769,129 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Tuesday, February 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.