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SOLD! – 3205 Saratoga Drive, Tavares

Serenity is found in this oasis of a home. As you walk through the front door you are greeted with a foyer that opens into a well planned kitchen on the right, and a spacious great room ahead that flows out into the air conditioned lanai. Off to the left and down a hallway, you will find two expanded bedrooms and a gorgeous bathroom. The sizable master bedroom is tucked away in the rear of the home with an en-suite bathroom that features an enlarged step-in shower and bench. Storage will be no issue in your new home as both bathrooms boast large linen closets, a closet was added to the hallway, and the master bedroom offers an extra closet as well. A few Enhancements that will catch your eye as you tour the inside this home are: Moen faucets throughout, corian counter tops, new dishwasher, new range, porcelain tile floors, and a hand painted back-splash in kitchen. On the exterior of the home you will notice that the driveway width has been increased for comfortable parking, mature landscaping, and a grilling area accessible from the screened lanai and a sliding glass door off the kitchen. Also, the new A/C and duct work will be sure to keep you cool all year round.

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SOLD- 5708 Freeport Drive – Tavares, FL

Florida living is calling your name! Located just steps from the shores of Little Lake Harris in the highly sought-after Royal Harbor community, this beautiful home features so many upgrades you need to see it to believe it! With an open concept floor plan, the large eat in kitchen with wrap-around windows offer plenty of natural light that spills into the large living area. The spacious master bedroom is your own personal sanctuary with a walk-in closet and private bathroom with his and her sinks and walk-in shower. The screened porch leads to a peaceful quiet backyard. Other features include hickory wood flooring, built in entertainment center, reverse osmosis water system and surround sound with bose speakers. Still want more? This 55+ community has you covered. You’ll have access to a recreation center, heated swimming pool, walking trails, picnic pavilion, and so much more. There will never a dull moment when you make this Royal Harbor house your home!

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Welcoming, warm, and comfortable home located in a premier gated 55+ waterfront community with access to Little Lake Harris, this three bedroom, two bathroom home is the oasis of your dreams. Featuring numerous upgrades, this spacious open concept home offers high ceilings with crown molding, sun-filled rooms and imported tile throughout. Relax in your heated, self-cleaning, saltwater pool and spa surrounded by a great screen room and luscious landscaping. Combined with the patio doors, lanai, and no rear neighbors, you’ll be able to enjoy Florida weather, rain or shine! Cook the perfect meal in your upscale kitchen with upgraded stainless steel appliances, tiled back-splash, and granite counters. Other features of the home include an surround sound speakers, three car garage, den/office, screened front patio with solar shades, and so much more! This Florida oasis is calling your name – don’t miss out! And Royal Harbor has a heated pool, tennis courts, billiards, bocce ball, a picnic pavilion, computer room, library, and a fitness room! All for only $334900.00!!

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It’s time to make your home dreams come true! This two bedroom, two bathroom home is perfect for escaping cold northern winters, or enjoying lakefront year-round living with access to beautiful Lake Harris! Featuring high ceilings, large windows, and new floors, this home is filled with sunlight and space. Other highlights include a new washing machine, dryer, and refrigerator! The dining room and great room have access to a screened, private lanai where you can relax and enjoy the green landscape of leafy shade trees on the property. The spacious master bedroom features a walk-in closet and en-suite bath with tiled shower with window, tile floors and Corian counters. This dream home in the sought-after 55+ community of Royal Harbor on the Harris Chain of Lakes is calling your name. Make sure you answer! This 55+ community provides access to all your favorite amenities including a clubhouse, Olympic size outdoor pool, hot tub, BBQ area, horse shoe pit, tennis, billiards, pickle ball, shuffleboard, bocce ball, fitness center, library, computer room, arts and crafts studio, rec hall, and a fishing dock. 55+ living never looked so nice! $177000.00 with $1000.00 concession for new carpet!
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SOLD! – Royal Harbor 55+ Community


Improved price of $197000.00 with $4000.00 concessions for appliances and/or flooring! NEW roof, new air conditioner with 10 year warranty! And only a block away from the lake!!  In Royal Harbor 55+ community!  Within walking distance of Little Lake Harris!!


Florida living has never looked better! This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home is located near the shores of Little Lake Harris within close proximity to the fishing pier in the 55+ Royal Harbor community. Featuring two walk-in closets and his and her sinks, the master suite provides a spacious place to start and end any day. Enjoy the Florida sunshine year-round thanks to large windows throughout and spacious lanai. This home also includes designer light fixtures, a large kitchen with expanded nook, tinted windows, solar sun shades, new air conditioner and more! Extensive landscaping provides a lush, serene oasis with plenty of privacy. Conveniently located in a highly sought after community, you’ll have access to a recreation center, heated swimming pool, walking trails, picnic pavilion, and so much more. There’s never a dull moment when you call Royal Harbor home!





Historical Homes in Lake County, Florida

Established May 27, 1887 Lake County was named for the many lakes within its borders. 250 named lakes, and many more bodies of water, Lake County has a long, and interesting history.

After the Civil War, a new homesteading act offered 160 acres of land to settlers who would live on the land and improve it.  Following are several historic homes that have been built in Lake County during the early years of county history and have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.door-knocker

Campbell/Valentine House, 1880 – Located in Okahumpka, Florida The Campbell House and its surrounding agricultural acreage are the last remaining significant evidence of the community’s development in the 1880s.  It is one of the few houses from the 19th century remaining in the town of Okahumpka.

Clifford House, 1910 – The Clifford House was built in 1910-1911, by G.D. Clifford, an early settler in the Eustis, Fl area. The house has 18 rooms, 4500 sq. ft and remains much the same today as the day it was built. Presently it is home to the Eustis Historical Museum & Preservation Society.

Clermont Women’s Club, 1880= The Clermont Women’s Club was built as a one-room school house in 1880 and later enlarged to two rooms. The house was re-modeled in 1923 to accommodate tourists to the Clermont area.

Edge House, 1902 = The Edge house was built in 1902 by one of Groveland’s founding pioneers, Elliott Edge. Mr. Edge started the Edge Lumber Co. and was instrumental in setting up the local telephone system to communicate with logging camps. Edge also established the Edge Mercantile Co., which grew into the largest mercantile business in Lake and Sumter serving farmers and grove workers. Edge was among the first elected city officials after Groveland incorporated in 1922.

Lake County, established in 1887, has so many historical sites, museums, archaeological sites, and historical homes history buffs will find plenty to do during their free time.  Enjoy your explorations throughout the county!

Kathy Entler, Sales Associate at Optima One Realty in Clermont, Fl. Contact her for all your Central Florida real estate needs!