Horizon West

With a population that has doubled since 2017, Horizon West is one of the most sought-after communities in the Orlando area. Officially part of Windermere and Winter Garden, Horizon West offers residents beautiful, new construction properties in safe neighborhoods. The area attracts families for its top-rated schools and high quality of living—but residents also enjoy the fact that they are mere minutes from Disney and other Orlando theme parks.


If you or your family are looking for a home right next to all the greatest theme parks, without sacrificing the tranquility of the suburbs, then Horizon West may be the place for you! Click to read more about Horizon West real estate.

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Horizon West Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $735K
Lowest Price $317K
Highest Price $2.9M
Total Listings 565
Avg. Days On Market 69
Avg. Price/SQFT $282

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Despite its significant growth over the past five to ten years, Horizon West is classified only as a census-designated place at the moment, as opposed to a city or town. Because of this, Horizon West residents have Winter Garden or Windermere addresses, even though these communities are technically located further to the north and northeast. Winter Garden is about a 15 to 20-minute drive north, while Windermere is about 15-minutes to the northeast. 

Horizon West is part of Orange County, and centers on Highway 429 (the Daniel Webster Western Beltway). As of 2020, its population was nearing 50,000 people. Horizon West has numerous lakes and new neighborhoods, making this a great alternative to some of the larger communities in this region.

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Horizon West is, as a growing community, a mixture of residential, commercial/industrial, and unimproved land. Its southern end in particular has seen a lot of development, and is home to a number of growing neighborhoods. The real estate market in and of itself is primarily single-family homes, although new construction townhomes (much like the rest of the Greater Orlando Area) are becoming more popular. There are also a few low-rise condo buildings in this community. Horizon West offers that comforting, suburban feeling that many homebuyers are looking for. 

Single-family homes for sale in Horizon West include a range of styles and price points. From Craftsman to Mediterranean, bungalows and multi-story homes, there’s a lot of choice for the prospective buyer. Plus, Horizon West has attracted a lot of attention, for its homes are, on average, more affordable than Winter Garden and Windermere. Townhomes in this area are quite substantial in size and square footage, typically with two to three bedrooms and bathrooms as an entry point. In contrast, Horizon West's detached homes for sale offer even more, with 2,000 square foot properties being at the lower end of the market—although location is also a factor. 

As Horizon West develops, more and more neighborhoods with new construction homes are popping up on the market. New neighborhoods such as Water Spring, Storey Grove, and Winding Bay are all located in the southern portion of Horizon West. Most of these new neighborhoods and developments are a mixture of single-family homes and townhomes, with great amenities for residents. Orchard Hills, Summerport, Waterleigh, Wickham Park, Summerlake, and many more have their own clubhouse, as an example.

Horizon West Highlights & Amenities

The community of Horizon West has emphasized planned neighborhoods, with five total Villages across the region. These villages, such as the Village of Bridgewater, are a mixture of residential and commercial areas, and are further divided into different neighborhoods. 

Each neighborhood is characterized by a welcoming, quiet atmosphere, which is why many families choose to move to this area. In regards to amenities, some neighborhoods have clubhouses that are for resident-use only. Typically, these buildings will have meeting and event rooms, as well as an outdoor pool and lounge area. Some neighborhoods, such as Waterleigh (located on Hickorynut Lake), have additional amenities, such as volleyball or tennis courts. There are also small playgrounds found all throughout the residential areas. 

The largest commercial area is located at the intersection of New Independence Parkway and Hamlin Groves Trail. Here, residents can easily pick up the necessities at the Hamlin Town Center, see a movie, or dine out. In the heart of Horizon West is the Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge, which features two, large, public courses. 

Other highlights include world-famous theme parks, such as Disney. Horizon West is located right next to Magic Kingdom, and residents love that the theme park is only a few minutes’ drive away. Horizon West is also about 30 minutes west of Orlando, and just minutes from the Winter Garden Village shopping mall, as well as the future home of a surf park.

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Horizon West, FL FAQs

How accessible is Horizon West to neighboring cities?

Getting to neighboring cities like Winter Garden, Windermere, or Orlando from Horizon West is a breeze, thanks to well-connected transportation options.

What hotspots should I check out for fun and relaxation in Horizon West?

Horizon West is a treasure trove of entertainment! Don't miss the luxurious movie experience at Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas, unwind at Horizon West Regional Park, or enjoy a round of golf at Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge. The choices are endless!

How's the weather in Horizon West throughout the year?

Horizon West is all about that Sunshine State life! Picture hot and humid summers, inviting mild winters, and generally pleasant weather year-round. It's a climate that sets the stage for a great outdoor lifestyle.

How far is Horizon West from Orlando, and what are the neighboring areas?

Horizon West is approximately 20 miles southwest of Orlando and is bordered by Clermont, Four Corners, Bay Lake, Lake Butler, and Winter Garden.



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