Central Florida contains more than 10,000 lakes and ponds with some incredible waterfront living opportunities. Try out our Search bar below and click on Water Frontage, then select what type and see what’s available!
Below are some of the best known Chain of Lakes in Central Florida.
Just east of Orlando amongst downtown Winter Park lies the Winter Park Chain of Lakes. This chain covers 2,781 acres and includes Lake Virginia, Lake Osceola, Lake Maitland, Lake Mizell, and Lake Minnehaha. These five lakes are all interconnected with deep, narrow channels, allowing for navigation between lakes. Winter Park has a rich and storied history that revolves to a great extent around its lakes. Settled in the late 1800’s, Winter Park was originally developed around the lakes.
Winter Park Boat Tour showcases many of the grand homes – both new and historic – on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes. On any given tour, participants may observe large cranes swooping waterside to snag a large fish or a lazy alligator languishing on a nearby bank. An occasional water skier or racing shell full of crew members from the areas private liberal arts college, Rollins, are also enjoyable sideshows for tour goers. Every tour, guarantees plenty of swaying palms, towering cypress trees, lush ferns and a variety of flourishing sub-tropical flowers. Breathtaking views of opulent private homes and exquisite estates sprawling along the shores are also a key feature of the scenic cruise.