Living at Isleworth in Winderemere

Isleworth did not start out as Isleworth. Instead, it started out as the most important citrus operation, maintained by the Chase Family. However, in 1986 golf legend Arnold Palmer discovered that this citrus operation had a different future. Palmer saw a potential for a world-class golf course and country club, which is where he came up with Isleworth. A New Era took over in 1993 where one of the most beautiful communities in the world was created. The Lewis Family took over to fulfill the communities vision by planting thousands of trees and flowers, installing a collection of significant sculptures and constructing exalted estates fostering the most impeccable arcutichture. In 2006 Isleworth hosted the Tavistock Cup to help put themselves on the map as a world-class golf course. This golf tournament hosted professional members of the community, and it’s sister club Lake Nona, the field saw athletes such as Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Ernie Els, and Mark O’Meara. Following this golf tournament, there was a new standard of quality Isleworth had to uphold. In 2008 Financial Times recognized this community as “one of the most impressive line-ups of top-ranked golfer residents and athletes.” Residents were being welcomed from around the world. While this is a world-class golf course, they still care very much about their arts so in 2010 along the first and 10th tees the iconic sculpture knowns as Wall Street Charging Bull by Arturo di Modica was installed. You can find other famous pieces of artwork throughout the golf course and country club. With the history of Isleworth out of the way let’s talk about the current Isleworth.

What is there to do besides golf and stay in your multi-million dollar home? Plenty, there’s fun for the whole family!

If you are the athletic type then you came to the right place the Tennis Center features six Har-Tru clay courts, one Plexi Cushion court, and a padel court, along with private locker rooms and a multi-sport court all that overlook Lake Tibet Butler, it doesn’t matter what your skill level there is a court for you. Do you enjoy a hard workout at the gym then a nice place to relax? Well, you’re in luck because there is a fully equipped fitness center which features state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment. Or are you not one to workout alone do you prefer classes? They have that too there are a variety of classes and personal training offered. Now after you have done your hardcore workout whatever it maybe it’s time to relax in the Spa at Isleworth which provides personalized services and treatments including massages and facials. The fitness center is located conveniently inside the Clubhouse.

Living in Florida is great because you can enjoy water activities no matter the season at Isleworth there are over seven miles of shoreline. This provides the community with endless opportunities to enjoy afternoons on the water. With private members-only docks with direct access to the interconnected lakes surrounding Isleworth, you could take your boat out in the afternoon for some fishing, waterskiing, or just a nice boat ride. If you enjoy adventures you could paddle board or kayak some of the canals.

If you have young children or the grandkids are visiting bring them by the infinity-edge resort-style pool with a children’s splash pad area. The pool sits at the rear of the Clubhouse overlooking Lake Louise, with lush daybeds, and poolside bar and grill. There are also year-round activities with the youth program which whole families can enjoy. There are holiday celebrations and after-school programs. Where life’s greatest gifts can be enjoyed there is the renowned summer Camp Isleworth, which help create special moments for your children giving them the opportunity to make new friends and forever memories.

Bring your friends or family to enjoy the culturally inspired menus with seasonal ingredients and organic selections designed by professional teams of chef’s who are trained in a multitude of culinary arts in the multi dinning experience Clubhouse.

Isleworth is a 600-acre gated community of nearly 900 residents. Let’s check out some of the luxury homes Isleworth has to offer.

 

5536 ISLEWORTH COUNTRY CLUB DR Windermere, FL 34786 MLS O5394385

Courtesy Of ISLEWORTH REALTY LLC

The 7 bedroom 91/2 bathroom island-inspired estate is poised on a private cul-de-sac spanning three home sites totaling in 1.89 acres overlooks Isleworth’s 14th fairway and the beautiful Lake Butler. In the home, there are elegant appurtenances throughout the 13,000 square feet of living space. The lustrous interior showcases formal living and dining rooms, both of which are accented by ornament fireplaces and chandeliers. Large windows are throughout the home providing natural light. The kitchen which is designed for two chefs, features three islands, two Jenn-Air stoves with gas cooktops and three Sub-Zero 700 Series refrigerators. There is a large office/library which has bookcases that extend the length of the room, with full-length windows looking into the backyard, there is a bar making this the perfect place to hold important meetings or a place to rest and enjoy a good book. Now as we head upstairs to the master suite is embellished with hand-tufted, leaf-patterned carpet and oculus windows. Also in the master suite features a private bath with two rain showerheads and a basin bathtub. We cannot forget the outside where we have a heated pool, grotto-style spa with a shimmering waterfall and private boat dock create a standout menagerie along the back nine. Also included with the home is an exercise room, guest house, and separate caretaker’s cottage. This home is selling for $15,000,000

5318 ISLEWORTH COUNTRY CLUB DR Windermere, FL 34786 MLS O5441428

Courtesy Of ISLEWORTH REALTY LLC

 

The 6 bedroom 8 1/2 bathroom home is incomparable in Isleworth. Symbolized by a captivating English garden designed to maximize its golf-front location. As you enter the property you are driving on a circular driveway with a fountain and you’re welcomed with a porte-cochere entry. As you walk through double French doors you are in awe of the grand foyer featuring a curved staircase, wine cellar and polished marble floors with an intricate medallion. The foyer will lead you appropriately into the 11,000-square-foot interior of this charming estate. Leading custom home builder Pellegrini Homes built this home. This home has a surprising and impressive feature which the master-designed floor plan draws every room towards a palatial two-story indoor swimming pool. In addition to the indoor swimming pool, the main floor features living and dining rooms, a home office, kitchen, and master suite. The upper level hosts the game room and additional en-suite bedrooms. The unique ceilings in every room were hand-selected by the homeowner creating a truly unique living experience. Clearly, this a unique home, unlike most homes in the Isle the grounds of this home showcase elaborate gardens with a custom fountain, walking paths, a butterfly garden, and remarkably maintained landscaping. Also, a private motor court flanked by a pair of two-car garages. This home is selling for $8,500,000.

5084 ISLEWORTH COUNTRY CLUB DR Windermere, FL 34786 MLS O5502452

Courtesy Of REGAL R.E. PROFESSIONALS LLC

This estate is situated in hole 6 of Isleworth Country Club Golf Course, this is a magnificent 6 bedrooms 7 1/2 bathroom 7,159 sq ft French Country Estate. With an elgant grand entrance, you are welcomed by a spiral staircase upon entering the foyer of this two-story home. It is easy to entertain family, and guests with an in-home theater, fireplace, comfortable sitting, game room, and family room which includes a bar. This is an open layout with filled with natural lighting. You feel like you’re eating in a palace with the beautiful dinning room which contains a butler’s pantry and the spacious grourmt kitchen, and there’s a breakfast room.The master suite occupies the right wing of the home and is secluded there is a study, exercise room, large walk-in cl, set and private foyer to the bath area with access to a terrace. For a relaxing spa experience, the master bathroom has been recently updated with a brand new state-of-the-art shower with multiple jets, steamer, and music of your choice. Upstairs you can find four bedroom suites, a loft study area & a second laundry room. Having guest over is comfortable with a private entrance guest home providing your visitors with all the comforts of a home. Providing the ultimate outdoor experience the outside has been newly remolded with a double deck summer kitchen, pool, spa, one-of–kind putting green and basketball court. A four-car garage, air-conditioned workroom, and gold club storage enhance this home. This home is priced at $3,495,000.

5147 ISLEWORTH COUNTRY CLUB DR Windermere, FL 34786 MLS O5522834

Courtesy Of Premier Realty Partners Inc

 

This stunning 4 bedrooms 5 full bathroom and 2 half bathroom European architectural style custom estate has a backdrop of the beautiful golf course of Isleworth. The fountain and circular driveway provide a nice progression to the solid woord and glass arched entry of the home. Surprises are all throughout the home from the foyer to the formal areas that are enhanced by the stone flooring, precast fireplace, and clerestory windows that provide natural light. The hardwood flooring and custom built-ins offer privacy. A casual family area features gas fireplace, marble flooring, and custom built-ins. The dream gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry, sleek stainless appliances, a large working island with sink, huge pantry, and exotic granite countertops. Magnificent golf views and mature landscaping create an intimate relationship between the expansive covered outdoor areas and the casual living space. The totally private master suite has links to the outside, featuring an intimate sitting area and bathroom that boast walk-in shower with freestanding tub, and his and hers vanities with exotic granite countertops. Set apart the home theatre is well equipped and great for family movie nights. The perfect place for family and friend gather you have the upper-level game area. As we go outside we have a resort-style setting which includes a sparkling pool and spa, a lush lawn leading to the golf course; the perfect spot for entertaining family and friends. This home is priced at $2,995,900.

5165 ISLEWORTH COUNTRY CLUB DR Windermere, FL 34786 MLS O5498318

Courtesy Of Premier Realty Partners Inc

 

 

This 5 bedroom 6 1/2 bathroom home exudes a spirit derived from its European architectural influences. The custom arched double doors made from solid wood create a refined entry. Arched clerestory windows and doors brighten the formal living and dining rooms. With custom built-ins, hardwood flooring the library makes a nice place for a meeting or to relax. Built-in entertainment center surrounds the stone fireplace and set of French doors to the lanai makes the family gathering area comfortable. A chef’s dream the kitchen has stone flooring and a working island combine function, double ovens, exotic granite, stunning custom cabinetry, and walk-in pantry. The office has large windows allowing for natural sunlight as you work. the office it is well finished with wood ceiling detail and built-in cabinetry. A private romantic master suite has a huge master closet and master bath. Allowing for plenty of privacy the guest suite has a private entrance with a morning bar, walk-in closet, and full bath. Perfect for a fmaily night is the brand new in-home theater. In a true Florida nature entertaining outdoors is a must with a large outdoor living space which features a pool, heated spa, summer kitchen with grill and fridge. This home is selling for $2,995,000.

 

Athletes, CEO’s, medical professionals and entertainers call Isleworth home and you could too, call Mike Rance today!

If you’re interested in purchasing a residential home in Isleworth in Windemere, Florida, please contact Mike Rance at MikeRanceRealtorCFL@gmail.com.

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

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

By: SaJorden Miller/ Mike Rance Realty Team

 

 

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Waterfront Living in Lake County

Harris Chain of Lakes is comprised of nine lakes that span between Orange and Lake County, covering approximately 76,000 acres. Many who frequent this area love fishing and almost every weekend you will come across a fishing tournament. Largemouth bass over ten pounds are known to inhabit these lakes, feeding off of nutrient rich wildlife such as blue gills and golden shiners. Apart from being a fisherman’s paradise, locals and visitors look forward to the great entertainment that happens nearby. Below you’ll discover five of the lakes that are most popular in the chain of lakes:

Lake Harris and Little Lake Harris

Lake Harris has a surface area of 15,321 acres and Little Lake Harris spans 3,718 acres. Along these lakes are beautiful lakefront homes with boat docks.

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Located nearby is the Venetian Gardens that offers walkways and bridges for a delightfully relaxing, scenic stroll, that visitors state last approximately 60 minutes. They also offer a beautiful kayaking tour.

Lake Eustis

Lake Eustis has a surface area of 3,718 acres. It is known to have a majority of its shoreline occupied with private waterfront homes as the City of Eustis is known as the waterfront city. Art lovers visiting this area of Lake County are in for a treat as The Lake Eustis Museum of Art can be found nearby with activities ranging from the Literary Guild to Create & Critique, a weekly event for adult water-medium painters.

Lake Griffin

Lake Griffin has a surface area of 9,428 acres. In 2015, Lake Griffin was known to be the lake where the best bass were found out of all the lakes in the chain of lakes. It is locally known, that the bass in this lake were actually relocated from ponds near Orlando International Airport in an effort to prevent water birds from interfering with aircraft traffic routes. The bass relocated to Lake Griffin weighed up to fourteen pounds, great for sports fishing. Lake Griffin is also home to the Lake Griffin State Park that offers forty campsites, picnicking areas, canoeing & kayaking, nature trails and boat tours.

Lake Dora

Lake Dora has a surface area of 4,502 acres. It is known to be home to the most expensive properties in Lake County, Florida. Antique boat lovers are known to frequent this area annually for the Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival, where historic, antique, and classic glass and new traditional boats are showcased.

The IceHouse Theater of Mount Dora is located nearby offering weekly performance art plays, as well as kids and teen performance art workshops.

All five lakes have a total surface area of 36,687 acres. If you would like to get a preview of the area and properties nearby, contact Mike Rance, a realtor at RE/MAX 200 Realty.

To find properties in this area, please visit Central Florida Homes.

Mike Rance
RE/MAX 200 Realty
E: MikeRanceRealtorCFL@gmail.com
P: 407-571-3640

Web sources: www.lake.wateratlas.usf.edu, www.lakecountybass.com, www.judykelley.com, www.bassonline.com/florida-lakes/harris-chain, www.lakeeustisartmuseum.org, www.floridastateparks.org/park/lake-griffin, www.woodenboat.com/29th-annual-sunnyland-antique-boat-festival-lake-dora, bassonline.com/florida-lakes/harris-chain/