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Ocoee is Growing Rapidly But Still Offers True Florida Lifestyle
Ocoee, Florida is a developing suburb of Orlando with something for everyone to enjoy. Located just 12 miles from the Downtown Orlando area, residents here enjoy a secluded lifestyle with all the big-city amenities. The city’s motto, “The Center of Good Living” encompasses exactly how residents here feel from day-to-day. The Floridian lifestyle flourishes in Ocoee and as the city continues to develop, the demand for real estate will continue to grow as well.
Ocoee Real Estate
Real estate in Ocoee has increased consistently in demand and value for the past four years. Since March 2014, the median sales price of houses for sale in Ocoee rose from about $139,000 to $225,000. While the average price for a home in this area is still very affordable, the opportunity for investment has never been better.
Finding Your Dream Home in Ocoee
There is plenty of variety when choosing a home in Ocoee. As one of Orange County’s largest communities, Ocoee offers houses in all price ranges and styles. Some of the most popular neighborhoods in Ocoee are nestled on the eastern edge of Lake Apopka. Ocoee allows for waterfront living at home prices starting in the low-to-mid $200’s and there aren’t many other suburbs in Orlando that offer this affordable luxury style living.
No matter what the reason is for a move, one thing is certain, Ocoee won’t disappoint those looking for a quiet living environment perfect for raising a family. There are a number of activities to enjoy and the opportunity for growth continues to rise. Contact our experts for all your Ocoee real estate needs.
Living and Working in Ocoee
While Ocoee is about 12 miles from Downtown Orlando, it’s conveniently located nearby many main highways and roads, making the commute pretty easy. That said, jobs are accessible inside the city of Ocoee as well. The area is in the process of completely redeveloping the downtown area. This creates jobs not only during the construction process, but there will also be plenty of room for commercial business growth after the development is complete.
Ocoee is home to the West Oaks Mall, the largest shopping destination in the area, and just minutes from Windermere and Winter Garden. Residents also enjoy charming shops and restaurants found in the Historic Downtown Ocoee area. Ocoee is also home to the Forest Lake Golf Club of Ocoee, West Orange 5 Cinema, and many other entertainment options.
Life in Ocoee is great for anyone looking to start a career or move his or her family to a new city. It’s a quiet city with the opportunity to travel to nearby cities for even more excitement. Schools in Ocoee are some of the top rated in Orange County and there are plenty of opportunities for higher education with nearby colleges as well. Along with the amazing homes found in Ocoee, the city offers more than 1 million square feet of retail space.
The list of delectable dining opportunities in the Ocoee area is endless. Happy hour, fine dining, classic American food and breweries can all be found within city limits. One of the most popular restaurants for happy hour is 296 West Wine Lounge. Its location just off of Lake Apopka and near many popular residential areas, making the restaurant a perfect place for an evening drink. Happy hour specials include $4.00 glasses of wine and 50-percent off appetizers.
RusTeak Restaurant & Wine Bar is a trendy steakhouse serving classic American fare in a chic atmosphere. On the menu, diners will fine gorgeous charcuterie boards to start and anything from short ribs to grilled mahi-mahi for dinner. If you’d rather enjoy an early evening experience, the restaurant also boasts weekly happy hour specials that include drinks and appetizers.
There are a number of parks, lakes and hiking trails to enjoy throughout the city of Ocoee. Residents enjoy outdoor music, boating, weekly farmer’s markets and movie nights at Bill Breeze Park. The park is located to the west side of Starke Lake, a 207-acre freshwater lake and one of the main reasons Ocoee is so popular for residents. Many residents also say that Starke Lake is one of the best in the area for a day of fishing. The lake is consistently stocked, with one of the main species to catch being bass. The Founder’s Day Festival is held every year in November and many other festivals and events are held throughout the year at Bill Breeze Park.
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