Lake Mary is a city in Seminole County, Florida and in 2015 had an estimated population of 15,905. Lake Mary is located approximately 18 miles north of Orlando just off Interstate 4 and was incorporated in 1973. Lake Mary began primarily as a citrus-based, agricultural community, but in the early seventies, as the Disney development push northward, Lake Mary transformed into a bedroom community of Orlando. Lake Mary experienced tremendous growth in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 2007 Money Magazine rated Lake Mary as the ” #4 Best Place to Live in America”. Lake Mary has a total area of 9.7 square miles and is in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Area. Lake Mary is focused on promoting a sense of community where people can play, work, and live in a safe and friendly environment.
Children in Lake Mary attend schools in the Seminole County Public School District. Lake Mary has seven public schools, five private schools, a college technical institute, as well as Seminole State College of Florida. Lake Mary is an upscale residential community with a healthy commercial office and industrial base. Lake Mary is a prime location for corporate office relocations, light manufacturing operations, and high-tech businesses. The American Automobile Association’s (AAA) national office is located in Lake Mary and is one of the largest employers in the area. Convergys Corporation, a company based in Cincinnati Ohio which sells customer management and information management products to large corporations, is a leading employer in Lake Mary. Large regional malls are less than 20 minutes away from Lake Mary and other convenient shopping is a mere 10 minutes away. The exceptional thing about Lake Mary is that residents can actually live and work in the same neighborhood, since professional employment opportunities are conveniently throughout the community.
Young families and professionals gravitate to Lake Mary because of its well-planned, residential neighborhoods, outlet shopping opportunities, outstanding recreational opportunities, fine restaurants, prominent businesses, excellent schools, and well-planned residential neighborhoods. Condominiums, townhomes, single-family homes, and lots upon which to build a custom home or all types of real estate currently available in the Lake Mary real estate market. Homes in the Lake Mary market come in a variety of size and architectural styles, with many featuring the tiled-roof, Mediterranean style so popular in central Florida. The average listing price for a condo is approximately $232,801 with prices going up to about $449,990. The average listing price for a single-family home is around $528,002 with prices going up to approximately $3,500,000 for luxury homes with gorgeous waterfront views. Lots have an average listing price of approximately $289,625 and go up in price to roughly $789,000. Contact us today with any questions or to schedule an appointment to see any of our beautiful properties available in Lake Mary Florida, or any neighboring community.