Country Comfort with City Convenience

Have you always dreamed of living in a log home but they are always too far away from everything? Well you’re in luck I have several beautiful log homes are that gives you that country style living with the convenience of the city.

21249 COUNTY ROAD 455 Clermont, FL 34715 MLS O5505714

This beautiful two story three bedrooms and two bathrooms home are on 3 acres of land. This home lets you enjoy country living with the city convenience. Comfortably located are at least 50 schools, PK-05 is Astatula Elementary School being just 3.28 miles and 3.46 miles away would be a PK-12 Lake Hills School. Also conveniently located is Florida’s Turnpike giving an easy commute to downtown and attractions. This home comes with a cozy wood burning fireplace to make you feel right at home. There is also an eat-in kitchen, loft, and wood flooring. This home was built in 1988 with 1,138 square feet of living, renovations have been made such as a new roof which was put on in July of 2017. Fuel- electric and central heating comes equipped with the home as well as central air conditioning. Appliances of the home include; built-in oven, range, and refrigerator. The interior of the house is log with vinyl and carpet flooring. This home is priced at $254, 900

14704 OLD HWY 50 Clermont, FL 34711 MLS G4846221

Courtesy Of Watson Realty Corp

This one of kind log homes is the perfect location for country peace and tranquility but city convenience with easy access to Dowton Clermont or Winter Gardens. This property is almost 30 acres. This open floor bedroom contains a beautiful wood burning fireplace, 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. Along with this home, there are 2 parcels included with the property. If you’re looking to make some money off the land the one side could be sold to investors as it is a prime location close to the turnpike and schools.  You could keep this land the beautiful agricultural land and have animals grazing the property is fully fenced as you look out to God’s beauty. This property is priced at $1,400,000.

17090 55TH PL McAlpin, FL 32062 MLS G4846230


This beautiful 1999 two-story spacious log home is the perfect place to relax and entertain guest. As we walk inside we will find a great spacious room with vaulted ceiling and a wood burning fireplace which includes a ventilation system making it easy to warm up the entire home during those chilly evenings. The open dining room is perfect for entertaining as it leads straight into an open kitchen which features stainless appliances, beautiful cabinets. The master bedroom includes a walk-in closet as you go to the master bathroom you will see a large garden tub with jest as well a sperate shower stall. Next, we will head upstairs where there are two spacious bedrooms. Now for the beautiful exterior of the home, there is a full wraparound porch which is the perfect place to enjoy the sunrise or sunset. Other areas to note of the home, the roof and floors are less than 4 years old. The Florida Breezway barn features 11 12×12 stalls and 1 that had been converted to feed and storage room with raised concrete flooring. The stalls are rear and front entry of the barn and utilize Dutch doors. The second barn has 4 12×12 stalls with front entry Dutch doors. ther amenities on the property include: 2 grooming racks, 1 full-size dressage arena clay base, 1 breeding and treatment stock, 1 large storage shed and two smaller storage sheds, full RV hookup 30 amp and sewage, and a separate interconnected well. This property is priced at $455,000.

44500 CROSS COUNTRY BLVD Altoona, FL 32702 MLS G4847008

Courtesy Of Watson Realty Corp

This beautiful contemporary southland built log home is on 3 majestic acres located on Lake Door and right behind this home is the famous Rocking Horse Ranch which is a 150-acre equestrian training facility. As you find your way down the winding driveway you’ll find yourself at one of the most beautiful 4 bed 3.5 bath log homes in the area. As you walk through the front door you are captivated by the see-through view of 193′ of lake frontage. Directly across the lake is Ocala Nation Forest so there is not another house in site, you get to enjoy all the wonders of nature. This is the entertainer’s dream with a large open floor plan and large kitchen with granite and wood cabinets. on the first floor, you can find a bedroom en-suite, family room, dining room, formal living room, eat-in kitchen and a half bath. As we make out way upstairs you with see a loft which overlooks the formal living room and out to the lake. There is the master bedroom which also overlooks Lake Door. Also upstairs there are 2 other bedrooms, one of which is being used as an office. You can also find another full bath. This luxury log home is priced at $685,000.

If you’re interested in purchasing any of these residential log homes in Central Florida, please contact Mike Rance at

To see more residential log home listings in Central Florida, please visit Central Florida Homes.

Mike Rance
RE/MAX 200 Realty in Winter Park, Florida
P: 407-629-6330 ext. 255

By: SaJorden Miller/ Mike Rance Realty


Lakefront Living: Lake Harris

Located within Central Florida, resides one of the largest lakes in the state. Lake Harris stretches over 13,000 acres and provides many outdoor activities such as boating, skiing, and sailing. Lake Harris resides within the Harris Chain of Lakes, connecting through canals, to 7 other lakes within the chain. These other lakes include Lake Eustis, Lake Dora, Little Lake Harris, Lake Beauclair, Lake Griffin, Lake Yale, and Lake Carlton. Harris Chain of Lakes is a part of the Ocklawaha River Basin that runs 74 miles long throughout Central Florida. This chain of lakes offers multiple restaurants along the shoreline and features it’s annual Big Bass Tour, a Bass fishing competition, for locals to participate in. Most cities along the shoreline offer local docs for boats to pull up and stop in for some good food, making eating out easier than ever!


Lake Harris offers beautiful scenery and remote locations for Central Florida home buyers. This community is conveniently located near Leesburg International Airport, making traveling a breeze. Along with being located between Eustis, Mt. Dora, Leesburg, and Tavares, Lake Harris is only a 45-minute drive to bustling Orlando, making this the perfect location for those looking to escape the hustle of other Central Florida cities.

The homes within Lake Harris are listed between $250,000 and $1.9 Million dollars. Depending on the home, lot, and waterfront access will determine the current price of these properties. With a wide range of homes and prices set, there’s a lot of variety to fit your specific desires. Lake Harris community not only prides itself on the beauty the water offers, but also the education its members are receiving. Students who reside within Lake Harris’ community attend some of the top-rated schools in Central Florida. Living in this tranquil setting will make your home feel like a vacation every time you walk through the door.


If you’re interested in a Free Listing of all Lakefront properties near Harris Chain of Lakes or are interested in Listing or Purchasing a home in Lake Lake Harris’ community, please contact Mike Rance at


To see more Properties and Listings in your area, please visit Central Florida Homes.


RE/MAX 200 Realty
Mike Rance
407.629.6330 x 255 |

Lakefront Living: Lake Virginia

Nestled within Winter Park, FL is a Chain of Lakes that stretch over 2,780 acres. There are five lakes that make up the Chain which include Lake Osceola, Lake Maitland, Lake Mizell, Lake Minnehaha, and Lake Virginia. These five lakes are all interconnected with deep, narrow channels that allow navigation between lakes. These lakes offer outdoor activities such as Boating, Fishing, Skiing, Swimming, and so much more for locals and community members!


Lake Virginia is known to be one of the calmer Lakes, with 225 acres of water, Lake Virginia is the second biggest Lake in the Chain. One can often find fish such as Crappies and Sunshine Bass swimming in the water while exotic animals and local birds can be seen from the shore. Located in Winter Park, Lake Virginia’s properties offer its community breathtaking views along with local shops and restaurants only minutes away. Surrounded by lush greenery and Oak trees, Lake Virginia’s properties bring a sense of peace and relaxation after a long day of work.

Listed from $750,000 to $7 Million, there are homes for many different budgets and styles within Lake Virginia’s community. Along with Winter Park’s first-rate Public School system, Lake Virginia’s community also resides within multiple Private School zones, providing the right education to all Students. Located only 20 minutes from Downtown Orlando, Lake Virginia’s community provides a sense of seclusion, while being minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Central Florida.


If you’re interested in a Free listing of all Lakefront properties in Winter Park, FL or are interested in Listing or Purchasing a home in Lake Virginia’s community, please contact Mike Rance at


To see more Properties and Listings in your area, please visit Central Florida Homes.


RE/MAX 200 Realty
Mike Rance
407.629.6330 x 255 |

Clermont Chain of Lakes: The Basics

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The Clermont Chain of Lakes is an extensive vertical stretch of 11 Florida lakes revered for prime fishing, boating, and waterfront fun. Shoreline that is not populated with lakefront homeowners is largely Floridian wetland full of beautiful local wildlife.

Over 9000 acres of lakes are all interconnected by way of the Palatlakaha River, and shorelines are rich with cypress trees giving a large percentage of the water a tannic quality.

Clermont chainThe river is perfect for kayaking while the larger lakes in the Clermont Chain are commonly used for wakeboarding, waterskiing, and other watersports. The Clermont Chain is has been referred to as the “wake boarding capital of the world” by Wakeboarding Mag and Orlando Watersports.

Supporting a healthy population of bass and crappie among the masses of water flora and fallen trees, the Clermont Chain of Lakes is also famous statewide for sport fishing and hosts a multitude of tournaments year round for the most skillful participants.

The lakes host two marinas, one by Lake Minnehaha and one by Lake Susan, which offer features such as boat gas stations and convenient rentals. However, many other boat ramps dot the lakes with easy water access for boat owners.

The two lakes here differentiated in purple, Lake Emma and Lake Lucy, are sometimes considered part of the Clermont Chain of Lakes, but are actually located in Groveland.

As of September 23, 2015, there are 25 Active listings for lakefront residential properties on the Clermont Chain of Lakes.

Active – 25 Listings
List Price $119,900 – $1.5mil
1,296 – 7,716 Square Feet
2 bed 2 bath – 5 bed 6 bath
10 properties with private pools

Pending – 7 Listings
List Price $144,750 – $749,900
1,178 – 3,512 Square Feet
2 bed 2 bath – 4 bed 3 bath

Sold (6 mo.) – 18 Listings
List Price $279,000 – $1.75mil
Sold Price $260,000 – $1.4mil
3 bed 2 bath – 7 bed 5 bath / 6 bed 6 bath
11 properties with private pools

Contact the Mike Rance Team today and make the Clermont Chain of Lakes your lakefront reality!