Dr. Phillips, a community within the city of Orlando, was founded by Dr. Philip Phillips, one of Orlando's first millionaires. Just 10 minutes from Disney World and 15 minutes from downtown Orlando, today's Dr. Phillips includes upscale neighborhoods along the Butler Chain of Lakes. Bay Hill Country Club and Orange Tree Country Club are part of Dr. Phillips, along with a high-rise office complex, an Olympic swimming pool, dozens of tennis courts, a shopping center and a post office. (more)
New neighborhoods are being built to keep up with the demand for homes in this desirable area. Residential real estate options in Dr. Phillips consist of single-family homes, and villas, townhouses and condominiums. The schools are a key reason people want to live in Dr. Phillips. Both elementary schools, the middle school and the high school, all part of Orlando County Public Schools, are award-winning. Recreation is also a big draw for residents. In addition to the activities available at the Orlando city parks, including sports leagues and classes of all types, the Butler Chain of Lakes, among the cleanest fresh water lakes in Florida, offer boating and fishing. Some developments grant deeded lake access to home-owners. Most neighborhoods offer private parks, pools, playgrounds, gyms, docks and tennis courts. There are public access beaches at some of the lakes. The town center on Sand Lake Road offers residents a place to gather. The Dr. Phillips Rotary Club serves the community with area events including a 4th of July celebration, a Valentine?s Day Dance and Founders Day, celebrating Dr. Phillips birthday.
Dr Phillips, FL Real Estate Market ? Price Range of Dr Phillips Houses for Sale
Homes range from the low $100,000s to millions of dollars. Villas, condominiums and townhouses are priced from below $100,000 to $2 million. Hidden Springs and Orange Tree Country Club homes are priced from $175,000. Hidden Beach, Phillips Bay, Sand Lake Hills, Sand Lake Pointe, Winwood and Hidden Estates homes are priced from $200,000. Bay Park, Phillips Oaks, Bay Vista Estates and Landsbrook Terrace homes start at $225,000. Palm Lake, Brentwood Club and South Bay homes are priced from $400,000. (more)
Starting at $450,000 are homes at Kensington Park. Harbor Isle homes start at $500,000. Cypress Point homes start at $650,000. Condominiums at Citrus Chase are priced from $180,000. Granada villas, Phillips Bay villas and condominiums, and Bay Ridge condominiums start at $200,000. Owners at Granada Villas have deeded lake access to Little Sand Lake. Vizcaya townhouses and condominiums start at $350,000 as do villas at Turtle Creek and Phillips Landing. Lots for custom home building are available in some neighborhoods.