February 2012

Found 6 blog entries for February 2012.

Versailles Windermere, FL MansionWith 90,000 square feet under one roof, built on over 10 acres of land, Versailles in Windermere, Florida is billed as the largest residential home under construction in the United States. This most expensive Windermere, FL home is located at 6121 Kirkstone Lane, in the beautiful lakefront community of Lake Butler Sound.

The mega-mansion boasts a 6,000 square foot master bedroom suite overlooking Lake Butler on the Butler Chain of Lakes, 10 kitchens, 3 pools - one with an 80 foot waterfall, 2 story library, 2 story wine cellar, roller skating rink, bowling alley - just to name a few - it is a palace truly fit for a King and his Queen. The Versailles Mansion is the dream child of time-share mogul David Siegel, owner of the privately held Westgate

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Historic Windermere School HouseThe historic 1890 Windermere Schoolhouse, located at 113 West Seventh Avenue,  Windermere, FL in the 34786 zip code, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. Also known as the Armstrong Parramore House, the schoolhouse was built in 1890, renovated around the year 2000, and is the oldest historical site in Windermere.

The building served the community as a schoolhouse until 1916. The structure was also utilized as a community center, holding social and religious events, as well as a voting center and meeting place for the Town of Windermere Woman's Club.

In 1995, the schoolhouse structure and land was donated to the Town of Windermere by Manuel "Perry" & Eunice Armstong Parramore. Today, the schoolhouse remains situated on the

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Windermere, FL Food Truck Friday'sThe Town of Windermere is home to the monthly Food Truck - Family Friday Night every fourth Friday of the month, from 5pm - 9:30pm.

Local food truck vendors can include Kona Dog, Monsta Lobsta, Silver Bistro, Fork in the Road, City Eats, and the Sit 'N Stay Pet Cafe, the Yum Yum Cupcake Truck, and many more!

Windermere FL Food Truck Family Friday events take place in town, on Main Street, every fourth Friday of the month. 

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Windermere, FL Gas StationYes, it IS true! Finally, construction is in progress on the brand new 7-11 Gas Station. The gas station will join Publix, Chase Bank, McDonalds (and more) at the Lakeside Village Shopping Center on County Road 535 & Reams Road. This new development will be a big relief for residents living on the south side of Windermere, including the communities of Keene's Pointe, Glenmuir, Casa Del Lago, Oxford Moor, and Waterstone.

Windermere residents are fortunate to have an abundance of everything from theme parks, to world class shopping, endless options for dining (from fast food to fine dining), and community events right in our own backyard. However, even with the new 7-11, the area is still strained for available gas stations. How many times have you found

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Isleworth Home Windermere, FLPresident Obama will be visiting Windermere, FL next week, for a lavish fundraiser being held at NBA Star - Vince Carter's home in the community of Isleworth.

Tickets to the event being held on Thursday February 23rd, 2012 cost $30,000 per plate.

The President's campaign fundraiser will take place on the same weekend as the 2012 NBA All-Star festivities, which is being hosted at the Amway Center in Downtown Orlando.

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January 2012 brought the Orlando Real Real Estate market an increase in the overall median home price, due to a steep 57% decrease in foreclosure home sales, as compared to January 2011.

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