Mount Dora Realtor
Erica Diaz and her team are leaders in Central Florida’s vibrant real estate market and know the Mt. Dora area in-depth. The entire team is made up of real estate professionals who are dedicated to showing you the very best of what Mt. Dora has to offer. Once you stroll the tree-lined streets or experience a waterfront art festival here, you’ll understand why Erica Diaz and her team have helped countless families call Mt. Dora home.
Mount Dora Living
Locals love Mt. Dora because it seems as though there is always something going on. The sparkling Lake Dora serves as a beautiful backdrop for many outdoor festivals and events all year long, and community events have a way of turning neighbors into friends. People come from all over to experience Mt Dora’s art shows, storytelling festivals, craft fairs, garden fairs and more. Mt. Dora hosts live music events, 5k races for charity and many other activities to bring the community together.
Outdoor enthusiasts love the city’s quiet parks, ample fishing opportunities, walking trails and quiet canals perfect for bird watching and kayaking. Nestled around the water, Mt. Dora offers many ways to experience the waterfront lifestyle, from boat rentals and kayak tours to paddle boarding groups and fishing charters. Mt. Dora is known as the Bass Capital of the World and is a favorite place for those who love to fish. Golfers come from all over to swing on some of the most scenic courses in the area, and families picnic and play in the area’s beautiful public parks.
Mt. Dora is also known for its charming boutique shops and antique galleries. Renninger’s Vintage Antique Center and Farmers Flea Market is a popular weekend destination, offering classic furniture and trinkets to delight the avid collector. The twin open-air markets, nestled under swooping oak trees decorated with Spanish moss, is home to clothing stores, produce stands and high-end antique vendors.
Mount Dora Real Estate
Mt. Dora has a vibrant and established history and is not the type of city that is rapidly growing or seeing continuous new development. Instead, this beautiful lake-centered town features classic suburban neighborhoods with personality and charm.
Summerview is one of the latest developments in Mt. Dora, offering single family homes on large lot starting in the low 200’s. These home range between 1554 and 3075 square feet and offers a resort style pool and cabana
Mount Dora Pinecrest
Neighborhoods like Mt. Dora Pine Crest and Lake Gertrude Manor offer sprawling homes that were built in the ’80s, yet have been renovated to compete with new developments in the area. Large, single story homes with big backyards, tucked away on quiet, tree-lined streets in family-friendly neighborhoods sell for around $275,000 and are minutes from local restaurants and shopping.
Just outside of town, new builds like Sullivan Ranch offer relatively decent sized lots with spacious accommodations. Homes in Sullivan Ranch range from 2400-4200 square feet and started in the high $200s and went into the mid $400s when built. They offer plenty of space for the family and convenient access to town, just far enough to avoid any traffic but still feel connected.
Mount Dora Gullers Homestead
Mt. Dora’s historic district features home built at the turn of the century; homes with 4,500+ square feet, classic architecture and elegant design features that make you feel like you’re living a piece of history. Homes in established neighborhoods like Mt. Dora Gullers Homestead average around $700K, while newer luxury homes in gated communities sell for around $500k. Whether you are looking to own a charming bungalow on the lake or a sprawling estate in a gated community, you can find it in Mt. Dora
Experiencing Mount Dora
Mt. Dora may be tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Orlando and the theme parks, but many locals choose to live here specifically for this reason. But it’s “off the beaten path” location does not mean there is a lack of things to do, as Mt. Dora offers countless activities for residents to enjoy.
Mount Dora’s Parks
It is hard to stay inside when you live in Mt. Dora, as this beautiful city offers an abundance of parks and recreational activities for residents. Gilbert Park is a popular place for playdates, as it provides a “wooden wonderland” climbing structure for kids and a shaded pavilion and BBQ areas for lunch in the sun. Palm Island is a favorite local park for locals and their four-legged friends, and features a fishing pier, boardwalk, and picnic areas. Trimble Park is a great spot for camping, and Mt. Dora is only 15 minutes from the sparkling Lake Eustis.
Mount Dora Eats & Drinks
Mt. Dora has a restaurant, patio cafe, bar, or bakery to satisfy any craving you may have – we’ve put together a list of our Top Places to Eat in Mount Dora. To eat like a local, stop by The Goblin Market, Highland Street Cafe or 1921 Mt. Dora for classic food made with love. Drink your way through town in the English Pub, the Beer Garden and Brewing, the Tea Room. Take a stroll through Mt. Dora’s historic district and pop into the Rockin’ Rabbit Brewery, Maggie’s Attic of Florida or Whale’s Tale Fish House. Of course, Mt. Dora also offers beloved chain restaurants like Chick-fil-A, Chipotle and Five Guys Burgers. If you’re in the mood for dinner on the water, Mt. Dora is home to many waterfront dining options.
Mount Dora Shopping
Besides Renninger’s Antique Center, Mt. Dora features many different shopping venues, ranging from high-end retail shops to quirky sidewalk boutiques. Art galleries, clothing and shoe stores, tea shops and shops specializing in home decor are just some of the few options for retail therapy in Mt. Dora. While Mt. Dora prides itself on the small-town, locally owned shopping experience, residents are less than 10 minutes away from Target, Starbucks and other nationally recognized retailers.
Mt. Dora Schools
Mt. Dora residents have options when it comes to school choice in their area. Many of the youngest Mt. Dora residents attend Round Lake Elementary or Triangle Elementary, while older students attend Mt. Dora Middle and High. Families also have a fair selection of private, charter, and faith-based schools to choose from.
Mt. Dora is a quiet, lakefront community where residents can lead active and healthy lives. It is is the ideal combination of charm and convenience, natural beauty and modern amenities, and a place that generation after generation of Central Florida families call home
Moving to Mount Dora
If Mt. Dora sounds like a place you’d like to call home, contact Erica Diaz and her team today. They’re intimately familiar with the area and can narrow down your search to the perfect apartment or single-family home based on your individual needs. Erica Diaz and her team are confident in their ability to show you the very best that Mt. Dora has to offer and work tirelessly to find the perfect Mt. Dora home for you.
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