Crystal Lake - Lake - Clermont real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Florida.
Crystal Lake is a 21-acre private lake located in the historic city of Clermont, Florida. The lake rests between two larger public lakes: Lake Minnehaha and Lake Minneola.
The Orlando International Airport is under 45 miles away, and the Orlando Health South Lake Hospital is around three miles away.
Residents at Crystal Lake can enjoy a private lake experience while still having access to these larger and more populated lakes. Crystal Lake is perfect for small boats, canoes, and kayaks.
In Crystal Lake, anglers can expect to find types of perch and bass. For more fishing fun, Lake Minnehaha has largemouth bass, bluegill, and crappie, while Lake Minneola offers largemouth bass, channel catfish, and bluegill.
In downtown Clermont, you will find local breweries, live music, shops, trivia nights, group runs, wine nights, yoga on the patio, and a forty-vendor farmer’s market.
If you want to experience a pocket of the past, you can stroll through the historic village of downtown Clermont, which features homes, a library, and a museum. These buildings are all preserved from the 1800s and will make you truly feel as if you have traveled back in time.
You can also pick blueberries between March and May at the family-owned and operated Southern Hills Farms. On the weekends, the location often offers hayrides, hosts food trucks, and opens their market and covered playground, providing fun for the whole family!
Be sure to spend time brushing up on your history at the President’s Hall of Fame, which began in 1960 as a wax museum of prominent American political figures. President Ronald Reagan called the museum a “true national treasure.”
If you’re a cat lover, you can grab a cup of coffee at the Orlando Cat Café, which features a cat-play area and opportunities to adopt a cat! If you’re not a fan of cats, the café includes a separate dining area that is cat-free.
If you’re feeling a bit more active, you can play a round of Disc Golf at Lake Hiawatha Preserve’s 18-hole course. This course brilliantly combines fairways and Frisbees, offering a cool experience - quite literally, as the course is covered in shade-providing oak trees.
If you’re a nature lover, you can hike, kayak, canoe, ride horses, or bike at the beautiful Lake Louisa State Park. The area includes 4,500 acres of sparkling lakes, green hills, and gorgeous scenery.
If you’re looking for more of a metropolitan experience, you can visit the fun-filled city of Orlando. Crystal Lake is located only 26 miles from Orlando.
The city is most known for being the home to Walt Disney World, which consists of a handful of amusement parks such as Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom as well as two waterparks, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon.
However, Disney isn’t the only Orlando attraction. At Universal Studios, guests can grab a pint of butterbeer, fly on a broom or explore Hogwarts at the Harry Potter World. They can also face velociraptors and a giant T-Rex on the Jurassic Park boat ride and explore the Marvel Universe by riding the thrilling Incredible Hulk Coaster.
For a more water-based adventure, SeaWorld provides a unique experience with aquatic wildlife. SeaWorld is home to several over-water roller coasters, waterslides, and interactive aquariums.
At Crystal Lake, you have access to it all: private and public lakes, small-town community, and metropolitan adventures. At Crystal Lake, you don’t have to choose one or the other. You can do it all!