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Steeple Chase Real Estate
Lake Mary, FL has been chosen as one of the best places to live by sources as diverse as Money and Family Circle magazines. When you choose a home in Steeple Chase, you’re at the heart of all that’s good in this neighborhood.
The homes in Steeple Chase are gracious and beautifully designed, with ample square footage for relaxing and entertaining. Their Florida-style or Mediterranean designs evoke a sense of casual luxury, and each home is packed with amenities that include gourmet kitchens, dazzling master suites and baths, and all the high-tech wiring that modern life requires. And speaking of tech — Seminole County has invested in thousands of miles of fiber-optic cable to help you stay connected at blazing speeds. For those looking for a spacious lot to build your home from the ground up, you’ll find plenty of choices in Steeple Chase. There are oversized sites available that showcase the natural beauty of the area.
The Steeple Chase neighborhood is designed to offer lake views, and the beautiful community landscaping offers a sense of serenity every time you drive home. Many parks fill the community, and residents have the 14-mile Seminole Wekiva Trail at hand, allowing easy access to outdoor recreation, so you can enjoy the area’s 236 days of sun each year.
Seminole County schools are very highly rated, with the Florida Department of Education ranking the public school district as the fourth best in the state and Newsweek magazine considering it among the top 4 percent in the entire country. Cluster schools, charter schools, and magnet schools abound to attract students with special interests, including schools specially designed for gifted students. High SAT scores throughout the district make this area especially attractive. The combination of excellent schools and the welcoming vibe of Steeple Chase make this an ideal community to call home.
High tech jobs also attract new residents to Lake Mary and Steeple Chase, with top local employers including the American Automobile Association (AAA), Scholastic Book Fairs, Convergys, Fiserve, and Mitsubishi. If you’re moving to Florida from out of state, you’ll find a pleasant surprise awaiting you: No personal income tax. Add to that Florida’s low sales tax and the extraordinarily low property tax rate in Lake Mary to experience luxury living for less than you imagined.
Located about 10 miles north of Orlando, Steeple Chase allows a quick commute to the larger city for work or fun, with travel made even easier by the presence of a SunRail station in the community — and even the beach is within easy reach for an afternoon playing in the waves.
Closer to home, you’ll find plenty to do right in Lake Mary. Expect to run into your neighbors at the weekly farmers market in downtown Lake Mary, or head to WineART Wednesdays to enjoy browsing the offerings of food trucks and local musicians. Trendy restaurants fill the town, with movies, local theater, fascinating local shops, and terrific local golf courses also drawing locals out of their comfortable homes. For special fun, the theme parks of Orlando are only a quick hop down the highway.
With the serenity and beauty provided by local lakes, streets lined with mature trees, and pocket parks throughout the neighborhood, Steeple Chase offers a great address and a casually sophisticated lifestyle. Call us today to see whether Steeple Chase is the right neighborhood for you.