Blog Entries Tagged: winter garden
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By Jessica LaVigne

Home in the Orchard Valley community in Winter Garden sells after 20 days on the market at $590,000.

The Home

Built in 2018, this home is located in the Orchard Park community in Winter Garden. The spacious layout includes 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, large kitchen with plenty of cabinetry, and a substantial lanai with stone-laid extension and fire pit for entertaining. An added bonus to this home are the paid-off solar panels, which will save the owner heavily on utility costs. If you have kids or just enjoy taking in the Florida sun, there’s also a soccer and baseball field, clubhouse with pool, and park directly across the street from the home. 

Sold

This home was originally listed for $599,000, but…

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By Kismet Kohn

Home in Horizon West sells after only 6 days on the market at $485K.

The Home

This end-unit townhome is located in the Hawksmoor community within Horizon West, built just a few years ago in 2020! It offers three bedrooms and two and a half baths, and features an open floor plan. 

Upon entering, you’re greeted by a room that could serve multiple functions, such as an office space or dining room. Continuing through the home, the kitchen has plenty of counter and island space, with a beautiful custom backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The bedrooms are all upstairs serving as an efficient floor plan for the owners. This rare find also includes a two car garage and quaint courtyard!

Sold

This home just…

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By Holley Long

Build-your-own pizza restaurants seem to pop up everywhere these days, but there’s at least one with an immersive environment you might not expect.

The Restaurant 

The Pizza Press, founded in 2012, aims to make everyone enjoy a newsworthy experience while dining. The restaurant’s theme is inspired by 1920s American journalism, when someone selling a newspaper was a common sight on every street corner. 

The restaurant decor feels reminiscent of the Industrial Revolution, with exposed brick and a simple black and white color scheme throughout. Old articles and photographs showcasing the newspaper business deck out the walls, so visitors get a dose of history alongside their piece of pie. 

The Menu 

While browsing the…

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By Holley Long

Many cities and towns in Central Florida are steeped in a rich history, and Winter Garden is no exception. The Winter Garden Heritage and Music Festival is a great time to learn that history, while also listening to local bands and enjoying special entertainment - coming up this weekend on February 11th! 

What is it?

The Winter Garden Heritage and Music Festival is an annual event that’s put on each year by the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation. It’s free to attend, and there are festivities held all day that are meant to entice people of all ages. 

Along with educational opportunities and shows, the festival has food vendors, a kids’ zone, and, of course, the city’s weekly Saturday farmer’s market. 

The Fall Heritage…

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by Holley Long

Is your sweet tooth calling? Indulge it with the winning combo of ice cream and waffles at the Dolly Llama, now open in Winter Garden Village.

What is it?

Founded by real estate leader Eric Shomof and European restaurateur and entrepreneur Samuel Baroux, the Dolly Llama takes its name from a real llama that lives on a farm in France and brings joy to everyone she meets, according to the company website. The waffle and ice cream shop endeavors to bring that same joy into the lives of all who come through its doors. 

Waffles take up a good portion of the menu, but the shop also has an abundance of different flavors of ice cream to check out. Get a scoop on a waffle—liege or bubble—or have it in a cup with toppings galore.…

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by Holley Long

Growing up, I always wanted to live in a town with a local bookstore, and when I moved to Winter Garden, I was thrilled to find one with a name I could relate to: Writer’s Block Bookstore.

About

Writer’s Block Bookstore opened its Winter Garden location in 2020, six years after opening its first store in Winter Park. The store began with the hope of providing a literary community in areas where one was lacking, and it delivers on that everyday. 

Books and More! 

Writer’s Block fills its shelves with all of the popular and newly released titles, but it also shines a light on the work of independent authors not always found in mainstream bookstores. In addition to books, the store sells gifts like games and puzzles, so you…

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