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Provence on the Butler Chain

July 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Provence on the Butler Chain

It appears K Hovanian Homes has begun site preparation on a tract of land on Winter Garden-Vineland Road along the shores of Lake Sheen of the Butler Chain of Lakes called Provence. So far no pricing is available and there will only be 36 homesites with lot sizes ranging from 70′ and 90′. This community […]

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Tags: New Construction

Low Down on Camp Down at Lake Down

July 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Low Down on Camp Down at Lake Down

It appears the lakefront camp on Lake Down in Windermere, FL known for a long time as Camp Down has now been renamed “The Pines”.  I noticed the sign recently and instantly thought there might be some new lakefront lots available on the Butler Chain of Lakes but it turns out that there’s just a […]

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The Joey Fatone Estate Reduced 40 Percent

April 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Joey Fatone Estate on the Butler Chain of Lakes here in SW Orlando has just been reduced 40% to only $3.9 million. Now it’s really a bargain when you compare it to the $5.9 million price tag it previously had. It’s got 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4 half baths, 12,370 square feet, resort pool […]

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Tags: SW Orlando Celebrity Homes

Dr. Phillips Mansion of Frank Viola For Sale

January 24th, 2011 · Comments Off on Dr. Phillips Mansion of Frank Viola For Sale

The Dr. Phillips mansion on the Butler Chain of Lakes owned by the former Cy Young award winning pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, Frank Viola, has recently come on the market and the price has been reduced to a cool $12,900,000. It features a maze of equestrian complexes, 6 Bedrooms, 6.5 Bathrooms, 11,443 square feet […]

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The Joey Fatone Butler Chain Estate in Dr. Phillips

July 23rd, 2009 · 5 Comments

The Joey Fatone estate in Dr. Phillips that was featured on MTV Cribs just came up for sale today. The benihana grill with a picture of K.I.T. from Knight Rider gave it away. The tax records say it belongs to some trust but I remember watching the episode and this has got be the same […]

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The House of Dreams in Windermere

December 21st, 2007 · Comments Off on The House of Dreams in Windermere

The Chateaux des Reves on Park Avenue in Windermere is the most recent addition to the architectural landscape on Lake Butler by renowned architect John Henry. The mix of Greco Roman and French Renaissance architecture was purposefully designed to contrast the bevy of Mediterranean styles that dominate the landscape along the shores of this prestigious […]

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Tags: Architecture · Luxury Homes

Former Home of Payne Stewart & Tracy McGrady

September 30th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Nestled along the shores of Lake Pocket on the Butler Chain of Lakes, the “Villa Serena” designed by renowned architect John Henry is probably one of the most famous homes in SW Orlando. The late Payne Stewart and Tracy McGrady have called this masterpiece on Charles E Limpus Rd. their home throughout the years. This […]

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About Windermere and the Butler Chain

August 20th, 2007 · 21 Comments

Most first time visitors to the area may say that it is a little further away from everything than Dr. Phillips, but for luxury living at its best, look no further than the Town of Windermere. Pristine sand bottom lakes surround this small West Orange community. Boaters and Bass fisherman will love the system of […]

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