Longwood/Lake Mary

Longwood/Lake Mary​ Homes For Sale


Just 15 minutes north of the city of Orlando lies Longwood Lake, considered one of the safest and best places in Florida to raise a family. With its proximity to Orlando, residents have easy access to popular tourist destinations such as Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Universal Studios, among a few examples. Several golf courses are located a few miles outside the city, while beaches are just an hour’s drive away.

There are also plenty of recreational and leisure options available within the city. Residents can choose to visit one of many parks in the community, sign up to be part of a league, go camping, or attend one of the organized events. Traveling in and around the city is also made easy with several stations of the SunRail commuter train passing through Longwood Lake.

The city is also ideal for both entrepreneurs and businesses alike. Facilities such as industrial parks and a plethora of offices make it a great place to set up shop or grow an existing business. Some of the biggest employers in the city of Longwood Lake include the South Seminole Hospital, UPS, and FedEx, among others.

Lake Info

Lake Acreages

The city of Longwood is comprised of several public and private lakes of varying sizes. Click on the links below to learn more about each lake:

Grace Lake: 13 acres
West Lake: 28 acres
Lake Searcy: 13 acres
Lake Orange: 1 acre
Lake Jane: 2 acres
East Lake: 8 acres

Lake Brantley: 287 acres
Lake Wildmere: 31 acres
Lake Evergreen: 1 acre
Fern Lake: 2 acres
Lake Alma: 4 acres

Community / School Info

One of the major draws for families to come to Longwood Lake is their selection of schools. Parents can choose from a wide variety of public and private institutions, from daycare to colleges and universities. Seminole Schools rank first in the greater Orlando area and 5th in the state.

Schools in the area are designed to accommodate students with varying needs. For instance, some public high schools have career academies that allow students to interact with the local business community. Lyman High School offers the best curriculum in the state for students looking to pursue engineering or technical courses in college.

Some institutions offer special classes for students interested in drama, the arts, or technology. On the other hand, parents of students with special needs can check out one of the many outstanding private schools in the area.