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Palazzo Nobiliare on the Butler Chain

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Palazzo Nobiliare on the Butler Chain

One of my favorite homes on the Butler Chain has just come on the market at $8 million. It’s not like I can afford it, but someone will end with quite a special place if they buy this masterpiece that replicates a Tuscan estate on a one of a kind peninsula on Lake Down. The […]

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Windermere Boat Parade?

December 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

An event that Windermere residents look forward to around Christmas time is the Windermere Boat Parade. It’s a fun event where boats decorated in a Christmas theme cruise the waters of the Butler Chain. The event has run for 6 years, but there has not been any announcements on a date for 2010. Hopefully, the […]

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Palazzo del Lago on Lake Butler

April 25th, 2008 · 4 Comments

The construction of Palazzo del Lago located at 9602 Chase Road in Windermere was commissioned by Bettie Whitaker who is the divorced wife of local time share tycoon David Siegel. This property built in 1994 along the shores of Lake Butler encompasses 3 stories, 20,639 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a heliport, a lavish […]

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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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Lake Down Peninsula Estate on the Butler Chain

December 5th, 2007 · 3 Comments

One of the most stunning properties on the Butler Chain of Lakes can be found on a peninsula along the shores of Lake Down in Windermere providing for majestic water views from seemingly everywhere. The only other place in SW Orlando where you can find lake frontage on the front and rear of the home […]

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Private Lake Access on the Butler Chain

November 5th, 2007 · 2 Comments

The Bay Hill Marina and The Orange County Sportsman’s Association are two places in SW Orlando that you can gain private access to the Butler Chain of Lakes and have a place to store your boat. Both places do have a place to get gas so you don’t have to lug around a heavy gas […]

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Shaquille O’Neal Home

September 29th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Shaquille O’neal is no longer the star center for the Orlando Magic but he still resides in SW Orlando at Isleworth. The distinctive blue tile roof can be spotted pretty easily from the crop of mega mansions along the shores of Lake Butler. It’s located right next to the canal leading to Lake Tibet. There […]

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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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