The town of Windermere was named after Windermere, England by an Englishman named John Dowe in 1887. The population in Windermere consists of approximately 3,327 people as reported by the United State Census Bureau. Locals that reside here, love the small town feel. Windermere is a unique and interesting town as it is located in the Greater Orlando area in Orange County, Florida. Residents here have access to most of the same conveniences as Orlando, Florida residents. As only 15-30 minutes away are Downtown Orlando, Universal Studios, Disney World, and the Orlando International Airport. Only 40 minutes away is the University of Central Florida, the second-largest university in the United States. Enjoy Orlando fine dining restaurants, just minutes away on Sand Lake Road from Ocean Prime, Moon Fish, Eddie V’s Prime Seafood and more. Some consider Windermere, Florida to be as close to an “inland island” as it gets, as the town is bordered by the Butler Chain-of-Lakes such as Lake Butler, Lake Down, and Lake Bessie. Locals enjoy the nearby waters for boating, fishing and watersports. Windermere is known to have some of the most valuable property in the metropolitan Orlando-Kissimmee area, earning it the nickname, Central Florida’s new-money address. Celebrities such as professional golfer, Tiger Woods and basketball stars, Shaquille O’Neal and Dwight Howard have resided in the community of Isleworth, a neighboring community to Windermere. Ranked Florida’s #1 neighborhood choice for families with children.
Unique to Windermere
Town Square- Main Street to Forest Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Town Hall, Town Office, Franklin W. Chase Memorial Library, Finders Keepers, Basketball courts, park benches, parking.
Central Park- Oakdale Street between Fourth & Fifth Avenues. – Playground, picnic tables, parking, pavilion, walk path, Frisbee golf, bike racks, parking.
Park Among the Lakes- Main Street between Second and Third Avenues, three tennis courts, sand volleyball court, bike rack, parking.
Palmer Park – Pine Street between Second and Third Avenues, Playground, picnic table, park benches, parking.
Fernwood Park - On Lake Butler with entrance at Seventh Avenue and Butler Street. Town boat ramp, boat dock, parking (No boat trailer parking)
Parramore Park – Main Street between Fifth and Seventh Avenues. Former railroad right-of-way fronting Town Square and Police building used for landscape and drainage only.
Johnson Park – Lake Bessie lakefront along Sixth Avenue between Lee and Lake Streets, Park bench, stormwater retention basin, no parking.
Lake Bessie Lakefront – Lake Bessie lakefront from Eighth Avenue to Eleventh Avenue. Town boat ramp, no parking.
Lake Down Park – Lake Down lakefront at Fifth Avenue & Lake Street. Swim area, boat dock, park benches, picnic table & swing, no parking.
Lake Street Park – Thirds Avenue to Fifth Avenue on Lake Down. Walking Trail, park benches, fishing pier, picnic tables, swing, no parking.
Jobs In Windermere Florida
Lynx Bus Service: Bus passes range from 1 day, 7 days, to 30 days.
Windermere Neighborhoods/Communities (Zip Code: 34786)
Casa Del Lago
Chaine Du Lac
Crescent Lakes Estates East
Down Acres Estates
Enclave at Berkshire Park
Estates at Lake Clarice
Estates at Windermere
Gardens of Isleworth
Isles of Windermere
Kelso on Lake Butler
Lake Burden at the Lakes of Windermere
Lake Burden South
Lake Butler Estates
Lake Cawood Estates
Lake Clarice Plantation
Lake Davis Reserve
Lake Down Crest
Lake Down Estates
Lake Down Shores
Lake Hancock Shores
Lakes of Windermere Lake Reams
Lake Roper Pointe
Lake Sawyer South
Lakes of Windermere
Lakes of Windermere Lake Reams Townhomes
Lakes of Windermere Peachtree
Lakeside at Lakes of Windermere
Magnolia Park of Windermere
Manors at Butler bay
Marina Bay Estates
Oasis Cove at Lakeside Village
Reserve at Belmere
Reserve at Lake Butler Sound
The Cove at Lakes of Windermere
Whitney Isles at Belmere
Willows at Lake Rhea
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