20 apartments for rent near Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Apartments in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
An upscale area a few minutes from the Orlando International Airport, Lake Nona is dominated by the posh 600-acre Lake Nona Golf & Country Club development, home to golf celebrities like Annika Sorenstam and Justin Rose. A dynamic growth area, Lake Nona is home to several medical and health companies, the University of Central Florida Medical School, and the Sanford Burnham Institute for Medical Research. Scheduled to open in the near future is Nemours Children’s Hospital and the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
In the past five years, an apartment and house development surge has occurred in the Lake Nona area as developers try to capitalize on the many new residents who want to live near the new medical and health companies.
Located in the 32827 zip code, Lake Nona is bordered on the north by State Road 528 (Beachline Expressway), on the south by State Road 417 (Central Florida Greeneway), on the east by Country Road 530, and on the west by Narcoossee Road.
Lake Nona is situated about a five-minute drive to the International Airport, 20 minutes from downtown, and 35 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean beaches.
Cocoa Beach is the nearest beach to Lake Nona and residents also have easy access to Moss Park, a large county park less than a ten-minute drive from the neighborhood, which has beautiful large oaks draped in moss, lake access, swimming on a sand beach, a boat launch, and picnic areas. Area lakes popular for boating and fishing include Lake Mary Jane, Lake Whipporwhill, Lake Ajay, and East Lake Toho.
For golfers, the Lake Nona Golf & Country, a world-class course designed by Tom Fazio is a private layout; however, Eagle Creek Golf Club, a Ron Garl designed course, is recognized as one of Orlando’s top courses and is accessible to the public.