Notable Home Sales

  • West Virginia-based surveyor pays $1.2M for second Kissimmee vacation home

    West Virginia-based surveyor pays $1.2M for second Kissimmee vacation home

    A West Virginia-based civil engineer and surveyor paid $1.2 million last week for his family's second vacation home in Kissimmee, the latest of five such investments held across four states.  located in the 2000 block of Formosa Boulevard, the custom home lies in the gated Formosa Gardens community...

  • Tower Realty lead exec buys Park Avenue home for investment & flip potential

    Tower Realty lead exec buys Park Avenue home for investment & flip potential

    A lead executive for one of Orlando's largest office property owners paid $1.2 million last week for a 65-year-old second home in Winter Park, picking it up as an investment for the prime location and potential to flip with new construction.  Located in the 900 block of N. Park Avenue, the 0.4-acre...

  • Former NBA veteran & Magic player pays $2.5M+ for new Windermere home

    Former NBA veteran & Magic player pays $2.5M+ for new Windermere home

    A 14-year NBA veteran and former player with the Orlando Magic spent more than $2.559 million last week for a new home in Toll Brothers' exclusive Casabella at Windermere community. Located on Isabella Circle in the Casabella neighborhood, the newly constructed home sits on a 0.91-acre waterfront...

  • Retired media mogul sells Isleworth mansion for $7M+ to local auto dealer

    Retired media mogul sells Isleworth mansion for $7M+ to local auto dealer

    One of the country’s major media moguls sold his Isleworth estate for more than $7.189 million on June 20 to the top executive of a leading Orlando automobile sales company. The sale ranks as the highest value single-family home sold in Orange County so far this year, topping the $6.5 million purchase...

  • NFL QB banks tidy profit on sale of 10-bedroom Reunion home after seven months

    NFL QB banks tidy profit on sale of 10-bedroom Reunion home after seven months

    Robert Griffin III's future prospects as a starting NFL quarterback may be in question, but he proved this year to have a head for real estate investment. The Baltimore Ravens backup QB and his wife, Grete, sold their Disney-area mansion in mid-June after just seven months for $3.2 million, banking...

  • Local financial services lead exec pays $1.5M for Keene's Pointe home

    Local financial services lead exec pays $1.5M for Keene's Pointe home

    The principal of one of Greater Orlando’s financial services companies paid $1.5 million in early June for a fully furnished custom home in the Keene’s Pointe neighborhood of Windermere. The seller, president of a Massachusetts-based shipping company, bought the home in November 2008 during the...

  • MLB outfielder's Keene's Pointe estate sells to Orlando Health lead exec for $3.4M

    MLB outfielder's Keene's Pointe estate sells to Orlando Health lead exec for $3.4M

    One of Major League Baseball’s most well-known outfielders sold his waterfront estate in Windermere in late May for $3.4 million to a prominent Orlando health care executive. Located in the 9000 block of Grosvenor Pointe Circle in Keene’s Pointe, the home sits on an acre-plus lot facing the Butler...

  • Former Orlando City Soccer player drops $1.3M+ on Keene's Pointe home

    Former Orlando City Soccer player drops $1.3M+ on Keene's Pointe home

    One of Orlando City Soccer Club's most well-known players from last year who remains a free agent paid $1.375 million last week for a waterfront home in the gated Casa del Lago community of Keene's Pointe. Located on Vinci Drive in the Windermere community, the 0.4-acre lot features a two-story...

  • McDonald's franchisee pays $5.2M for Isleworth home sold by Tupperware exec

    McDonald's franchisee pays $5.2M for Isleworth home sold by Tupperware exec

    A lead principal in Central Florida’s largest McDonald’s franchisee company paid $5.2 million last week for an Old World Italian estate in Isleworth, sold by a Tupperware executive.  Located on Isleworth Country Club Drive in Windermere’s most prestigious community and overlooking the Arnold Palmer...

  • LPGA golf star buys $5.2M+ lakeside estate in Windermere

    LPGA golf star buys $5.2M+ lakeside estate in Windermere

    A leading contender on the LPGA golf circuit paid $5.25 million on Monday for a lakefront home in Windermere, her third home purchase in the west Orange County community. The $5 million-plus sale value was a mind-blower even for the tony Isleworth neighborhood, said Marie Helen Ledbetter, a Realtor...

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  • Darden Corporation CEO sells Winter Park estate for $2.5M

    Darden Corporation CEO sells Winter Park estate for $2.5M

    The CEO of Orlando-based Darden Corporation has sold his Winter Park estate home for $2.5 million.  The Santa Barbara mission-style home occupies a double lot on the 600 block of Via Lugano. It has more than 7,000 square feet of living space with a private courtyard entrance and three-car garage. ...

  • Veteran local developer pays $1M for home in Longwood's Alaqua Lakes

    Veteran local developer pays $1M for home in Longwood's Alaqua Lakes

    A veteran local real estate developer recently paid $1 million for a mansion in Longwood’s Alaqua Lakes, with a view of the gated community’s golf course. Located in the 2000 block of Alaqua Drive on a wooded 1-acre lot, the two-story home features five bedrooms, four and a half baths, and 6,619...

  • Local construction manager pays $2.29M+ for home in Winter Park's The Vias

    Local construction manager pays $2.29M+ for home in Winter Park's The Vias

    A local construction entrepreneur paid more than $2.293 million in late April for a new home in Winter Park's The Vias, neighboring the Winter Park Racquet Club.  Located on three lots on Via Venetia within walking distance of the Isle of Sicily and Lake Maitland, the 6,208-square-foot custom home...

  • Citrus company lead exec pays $3.3M+ for lakefront Winter Park home

    Citrus company lead exec pays $3.3M+ for lakefront Winter Park home

    A local citrus company executive and his wife paid more than $3.32 million on Friday for a lakefront home less than a mile from Park Avenue.  Located on Green Cove Road in Winter Park, the quarter-acre property borders LakeMaitland. Built in 1991, the home features 6,763 square feet of conditioned...

  • Movie-themed vacation home on Reunion golf course sells for $1.6M

    Movie-themed vacation home on Reunion golf course sells for $1.6M

    A palatial, movie-themed vacation home overlooking Reunion's Jack Nicklaus golf course sold for $1.6 million recently after just 11 days on the market. Listing broker Penny Stokes-Hilton said the sellers, David and Leslie Grimm of Dublin, Ohio, worked closely with Legacy Custom Built Homes and...

  • Local CRE investment couple buys historic lakefront home in Winter Park

    Local CRE investment couple buys historic lakefront home in Winter Park

    A local real estate investment and development couple paid $2.75 million on Friday for a historic lakefront home near downtown Winter Park, drawn from the suburbs to live closer to their commercial projects.  Located on Virginia Drive in Winter Park, the 0.69-acre lot features views of the Rollins...

  • Local software firm CEO pays $1.4M+ for Windermere-area lakefront home

    Local software firm CEO pays $1.4M+ for Windermere-area lakefront home

    The CEO of one of Greater Orlando’s software development companies paid more than $1.4 million in late March for a lakefront home in the Windermere area. Nestled on the shores of Lake Down along Midsummer Drive, the northern-most lake of the Butler Chain of Lakes, the two-story home built in 1979...

  • Lead exec of local plant nursery giant pays $2M+ for Winter Garden lakefront home

    Lead exec of local plant nursery giant pays $2M+ for Winter Garden lakefront home

    A lead executive for one of Greater Orlando's largest plant nursery businesses paid more than $2.07 million last week for a newly-built lakefront home in Winter Garden from CalAtlantic-Lennar.  Located on Broadwater Avenue in the gated Waterside-The Strand community, the 0.77-acre lot features...

  • NFL linebacker & Christian publisher wife pay $1.6M for Lake Nona home

    NFL linebacker & Christian publisher wife pay $1.6M for Lake Nona home

    A veteran linebacker in the National Football League and his wife recently paid $1.6 million for a waterfront home in the Northlake Park section of Lake Nona. The 4,916-square-foot, Mediterranean-style home built in 2004 sits on 1.3 acres in the 9000 block of Sloane Street and backs up to a small...

  • Prolific MLB outfielder pays $4.6M+ for award-winning home in Lake Nona

    Prolific MLB outfielder pays $4.6M+ for award-winning home in Lake Nona

    One of Major League Baseball's best outfielders from the past decade paid $4.65 million last week for an award winning home in Lake Nona designed by Phil Kean Designs.  Located on Mayfair Pointe Drive within walking distance of the Lake Nona Golf Course, the 0.71-acre lot features the "2017 New...

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  • NBA’s Austin Rivers turns quick profit on sale of Winter Park home to local CEO

    NBA’s Austin Rivers turns quick profit on sale of Winter Park home to local CEO

    Less than one year after he bought it, NBA player Austin J. Rivers sold his Phil Kean Design Group home in Winter Park last week for $2.9 million, representing a 6.8 percent profit over 11 months.  The sale price breaks down to more than $661 per square foot, which ranks 10th in value per square...

  • Tampa Bay Rays player pays $2.5M for lakefront lot in hometown of Windermere

    Tampa Bay Rays player pays $2.5M for lakefront lot in hometown of Windermere

    A Windermere native and veteran utility player with the Tampa Bay Rays paid $2.5 million on Tuesday for a large underdeveloped lot on Lake Butler in his hometown. Located in the 700 block of W. 2nd Avenue, the 2.14-acre parcel features extensive lake frontage and is mostly wooded, with a single-story...

  • Former NFL Rookie of the Year buys 10-bedroom mansion in Reunion

    Former NFL Rookie of the Year buys 10-bedroom mansion in Reunion

    Former NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III, a one-time rookie sensation and Heisman Trophy winner, will be moving into a palatial 10-bedroom estate in Reunion Resort.  The 2012 first round pick of the Washington Redskins paid $2.85 million this week for a 13,000-square-foot mansion in the 1200 block...

  • British attorney & wife pay $3.99M for mansion on Windermere's Lake Butler

    British attorney & wife pay $3.99M for mansion on Windermere's Lake Butler

    A British attorney and his wife recently paid $3.99 million for a lakefront mansion in the guard-gated community of Reserve at Lake Butler Sound in Windermere. Mark and Gemma Louise Edwards bought the 1.2-acre lot and house on Kirkstone Lane. Mark Edwards is an attorney for Barclays PLC, a worldwide...

  • New Mexico dental specialist pays $7.1M for 'piece of art' Winter Park home

    New Mexico dental specialist pays $7.1M for 'piece of art' Winter Park home

    A former New Mexico-based dental specialist could have moved his family anywhere in Central Florida in recent months with the option to manage his company remotely. But it was the lifestyle of downtown Winter Park that drew him to pay $7.1 million on Wednesday for the former lakefront home of local...

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  • Local multifamily developer exec pays $4.39M+ for Park Avenue home

    Local multifamily developer exec pays $4.39M+ for Park Avenue home

    A principal in one of Orlando's largest multifamily development firms paid more than $4.39 million earlier this month for a home on Winter Park's exclusive Twelve Oaks peninsula, ranking as the sixth highest home sale price in Orange County this year.  Located in the 1200 block of N. Park Avenue,...

  • Grandson of Orlando Magic owner buys $2.46M new home in Winter Park

    Grandson of Orlando Magic owner buys $2.46M new home in Winter Park

    The grandson of Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard Marvin DeVos Sr. paid $2.46 million last week for a new custom-built Winter Park home. Ryan E. DeVos, 26, is the director of eSports for the Magic basketball team, and the son of Richard DeVos Jr. and Betsy DeVos. Betsy DeVos is the...

  • Chevrolet dealership matriarch Holler sells Winter Park lakefront home for $3.8M

    Chevrolet dealership matriarch Holler sells Winter Park lakefront home for $3.8M

    Less than two years after she paid $3.7 million for a lakefront home in Winter Park, local Chevrolet dealership matriarch Juliette “Judi” Holler sold the home this week at a slight profit to a local business executive. Ryan Gabriel Miller and his wife, Tiffani Fernandez Miller, paid $3.8 million...

  • High-profile engineer pays $2.4M for custom lakefront home in Cypress Isle

    High-profile engineer pays $2.4M for custom lakefront home in Cypress Isle

    The CEO of Osceola County's smart sensor consortium BRIDG paid more than $2.4 million last week for a three-story custom home on the Butler Chain of Lakes near Keene's Pointe, buying from one of China's most wealthy business families.  Located on Trout Road in Cypress Isle with frontage on Lake...

  • Medical clinic chain owner pays $4M+ for former NFL star's Windermere home

    Medical clinic chain owner pays $4M+ for former NFL star's Windermere home

    The former Windermere home of Tampa Bay Buccaneer star Warren Sapp sold last week for at least $4 million, the eighth highest priced single-family home sale in Orange County this year. It was the second time in the past four years that the 10,112-square-foot house on Bridge House Road along Lake...

  • Celebration estate home in the heart of 'Millionaire's Row' sells for $1.9M

    Celebration estate home in the heart of 'Millionaire's Row' sells for $1.9M

    A Celebration estate home in the middle of Eastlawn Drive, one of the community's most desirable streets, has sold for $1.89 million. Eastlawn is home to some of Celebration's most expensive real estate, and is within walking distance to the town center.  "The community has a nickname for it,"...

  • Local hotel owner pays $1.87M for second home in Estates at Phillips Landing

    Local hotel owner pays $1.87M for second home in Estates at Phillips Landing

    A local hotel and hospitality business owner paid $1.875 million in recent weeks for a second home in an exclusive subdivision southwest of Dr. Phillips. Set in the 8000 block of Southern Breeze Dr., the 0.5-upland acre property features frontage on Big Sand Lake in the 24-hour gated community...

  • Wisconsin insurance firm CEO pays $2.1M for Keene's Pointe home

    Wisconsin insurance firm CEO pays $2.1M for Keene's Pointe home

    The president and CEO of Wisconsin-based Acuity Insurance recently paid $2.1 million for a lakefront home in the Keene’s Pointe community of Windermere. Benjamin M. Salzmann bought the property on Vinci Drive through a Wisconsin affiliate, Salzmann FL LLC, according to a deed signed Sept. 29 and...

  • Founder of electrical contracting firm pays $1.75M for Winter Park condo

    Founder of electrical contracting firm pays $1.75M for Winter Park condo

    Helmuth L. “Buddy” Eidel, who founded Tri-City Electrical Contractors nearly 50 years ago in Altamonte Springs, paid $1.75 million last week for a luxury condominium unit in Winter Park.  The 4,090-square-foot unit is in The Residences at Winter Park on S. Interlachen Avenue, a few blocks from...

  • Brazilian TV show host pays $700k for lakefront lot in Emerson Pointe

    Brazilian TV show host pays $700k for lakefront lot in Emerson Pointe

    A veteran Brazilian television show host and his wife paid $700,000 recently for an undeveloped lakefront lot in Emerson Pointe, next to a multi-million dollar home they already own. Located on Emerson Pointe Way in the guard-gated community of Emerson Pointe, the roughly half-acre lot and home...

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  • Veteran CRE developer & philanthropist pay $3.65M for Winter Park home

    Veteran CRE developer & philanthropist pay $3.65M for Winter Park home

    A veteran real estate developer and his wife, known for their local philanthropy, paid more than $3.65 million on Wednesday for a luxury home redevelopment opportunity on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes.  Located in the 900 block of Palmer Avenue, the property's 1.8 upland acres feature 231 feet...

  • Medical doctors couple pays $2.5M to veteran developer for Lake Butler lot

    Medical doctors couple pays $2.5M to veteran developer for Lake Butler lot

    A pair of local doctors paid $2.5 million last week for nearly four acres of undeveloped property on the Butler Chain of Lakes in Windermere, buying from a veteran real estate developer who had held it for a prospective dream home.  Located in the 12000 block of Lake Butler Boulevard, the 3.91-acre...

  • 'Unique' Georgian Colonial estate home in Celebration sells for $1.1M

    'Unique' Georgian Colonial estate home in Celebration sells for $1.1M

    When a Realtor says his listing is "unique," it could mean there's something truly special about the house, or that it took a long time to sell. In the case of a traditional brick estate home in the 500 block of Longmeadow Drive in Celebration, both were true, broker Jimmy Tate told GrowthSpotter...

  • Local developer pays $1M for home near downtown Baldwin Park

    Local developer pays $1M for home near downtown Baldwin Park

    A veteran local commercial real estate developer paid $1.05 million on Tuesday for a prominant home in Orlando's Baldwin Park. Located on Fern Avenue in the first section of Baldwin Park, the home features 9,472 square feet over two stories with five bedrooms and 5.5 baths. The home is a 10-minute...

  • Orlando Magic lead exec pays $2.8M for historic Winter Park home

    Orlando Magic lead exec pays $2.8M for historic Winter Park home

    The new president of basketball operations for the Orlando Magic recently paid $2.8 million for a house in Winter Park that once belonged to the family of famed Florida folksinger Gamble Rogers. Jeff Weltman, who was hired to lead operations for the NBA team in May, closed on the home in the Temple...

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  • Newport Group lead exec pays $1.6M for home in Reserve at Lake Butler Sound

    Newport Group lead exec pays $1.6M for home in Reserve at Lake Butler Sound

    The co-founder of a national asset management firm founded in Greater Orlando paid $1.6 million on Monday for an expansive home in gated Reserve at Lake Butler Sound. Located in the 11000 block of Bridge House Road, northwest of Keene's Pointe Golf Course, the 0.9-acre lot features a two-story...

  • Magic’s Terrence Ross buys $1.76M home in Windermere’s Casa Del Lago

    Magic’s Terrence Ross buys $1.76M home in Windermere’s Casa Del Lago

    Newly-acquired Orlando Magic shooting guard Terrence Ross paid $1.765 million last week to put down roots with a lakefront home in Windermere.  The 26-year-old player, who the Magic acquired via trade last season from the Toronto Raptors, bought a home in the 12000 block of Montalcino Circle in...

  • Law firm partner sells 22-acre St. Cloud lakefront estate for $4.25M

    Law firm partner sells 22-acre St. Cloud lakefront estate for $4.25M

    The founding partner of Bogin, Munns & Munns sold his St. Cloud estate on the Alligator Chain of Lakes for $4.25 million last week, making it one of the most valuable estate sales in Osceola County history, second only to a $6.3 million sale four years ago in Celebration.  Rainier and April Munns...

  • Estein USA founder pays $2.85M for 2nd home near Isleworth Country Club

    Estein USA founder pays $2.85M for 2nd home near Isleworth Country Club

    The founder and president of Orlando-based commercial real estate investment group Estein USA paid $2.85 million on Friday through an affiliate for a second home on the Isleworth Country Club golf course.  Set in the 5000 block of Isleworth Country Club Dr. on a 0.81-acre lot, the 20-year-old home...

  • Former Red Lobster president pays $2.7M for Maitland lakefront home

    Former Red Lobster president pays $2.7M for Maitland lakefront home

    An ex-president of Red Lobster and spouse that owns a local winery paid $2.7 million in mid-May for an expansive gated home property with 200 feet of frontage on Lake Maitland.  Located on Westwind Court near the Maitland border with Winter Park, the 36-year-old home has 5,978 square feet of conditioned...

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  • Picerne Development exec pays $4.1M for Winter Park mansion

    Picerne Development exec pays $4.1M for Winter Park mansion

    The president of Altamonte Springs-based Picerne Development Corporation of Florida paid $4.15 million last week for a piece of Winter Park history, and one of the city's largest lakefront mansions. Located in the 1000 block of Genius Drive, the 1.8-acre lot is one of just three behind the gate...

  • Avison Young exec returns to family roots with home purchase in College Park

    Avison Young exec returns to family roots with home purchase in College Park

    A veteran office and industrial broker at Avison Young in Orlando paid $848,000 on Saturday to move back near his family's roots in College Park, with a Rex-Tibbs custom home overlooking Lake Adair.  Located on N. Lake Adair Boulevard in the Lake Adair Place subdivision, the 0.25-acre lot features...

  • British couple buys $2.1M vacation home in Reunion Resort

    British couple buys $2.1M vacation home in Reunion Resort

    The owners of England's fastest growing wine import company are now part-time residents of Reunion Resort. Tony and Veronica Cleary, founders of Lanchester Group, paid $2.1 million for a nearly 10,000-square-foot estate home on Legends Corner in the golf resort. The custom home was built in 2013...

  • PGA golfer, Master’s competitor sells Lake Nona home for $1.8M

    PGA golfer, Master’s competitor sells Lake Nona home for $1.8M

    Gary Woodland, a veteran PGA golfer and competitor in this year’s Master’s Tournament, recently sold his family home in Lake Nona Estates for $1.8 million, according to a deed signed March 30 and recorded Monday in Orange County. The 5,100-square-foot home in the 8000 block of Bevington Lane was...

  • Celebration Golf exec pays $3.75M for lakefront home in Windermere

    Celebration Golf exec pays $3.75M for lakefront home in Windermere

    A lead executive with the Celebration Golf Club and other golf courses in Florida paid $3.75 million last week for a lakefront home in Keene’s Pointe. Located on Grosvenor Shore Drive, the 8,677-square-foot custom home built by Stonebridge Homes sits on just under 4.5 acres and includes two boat...

  • IT author and wife purchase $1.1M home in Alaqua Lakes

    IT author and wife purchase $1.1M home in Alaqua Lakes

    Eric D. Grebler, a prolific author of teaching books covering a wide spectrum of computer and software applications, recently paid $1.1 million for a home in Longwood’s Alaqua Lakes Estates. Grebler and his wife Kara made the purchase on March 17, according to a Seminole County deed recorded five...

  • Golden Oak custom home sells for whopping $6.84 million

    Golden Oak custom home sells for whopping $6.84 million

    Orlando-based Jones Clayton Construction Inc. sold a recently completed custom home in Disney's Golden Oak development, and the sales price was more than double the average home price for the last 12 months in the exclusive resort community. The two-story, 7,655-square-foot home sold for $6.84...

  • Lead exec of local food distributor pays $1.4M for Keene's Pointe home

    Lead exec of local food distributor pays $1.4M for Keene's Pointe home

    The president of a local deli meat and cheese provisions distributor paid $1.4 million on March 17 for a Keene's Pointe home bordering the community's golf course.  Located in the 6000 block of Greatwater Drive, the 0.4-acre lot features a 17-year-old, two-story home with five bedrooms, five baths...

  • Golf tour exec pays $2.4M for Lake Nona home sold by Titleist parent co.'s CEO

    Golf tour exec pays $2.4M for Lake Nona home sold by Titleist parent co.'s CEO

    The founder of two national amateur golf tours paid $2.4 million on March 10 for a home on the 12th green of the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club, sold at roughly half its cost by the lead executive of a national golf equipment company.   Located in the 9000 block of Sloane Street, the 7,400-square-foot...

  • Kean & Grosberg sell renovated Gamble Rogers home to local 'ROI Guy'

    Kean & Grosberg sell renovated Gamble Rogers home to local 'ROI Guy'

    The founder and CEO of a local valuation marketing business paid $2 million on March 10 for a James Gamble Rogers II-designed home in Winter Park, renovated over the past year by Phil Kean Design Group. Located on Alabama Drive with frontage on Lake Maitland, the 0.42-acre lot features a two-story...

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  • 'The ROI Guy' sells lakefront Winter Park estate for $4.1M to neighbor

    'The ROI Guy' sells lakefront Winter Park estate for $4.1M to neighbor

    The founder of a local financial services firm sold his lakefront estate in Winter Park on Friday for $4.1 million to a neighbor from down the street, himself the former owner of a subprime auto lender that was shut down two years ago.  Located in the 200 block of Genius Drive with frontage on...

  • Local CRE exec plans new custom home in historic district of Downtown Orlando

    Local CRE exec plans new custom home in historic district of Downtown Orlando

    A local executive for national real estate investment group Anchor Health Properties is planning his new dream home in a historic neighborhood of Downtown Orlando, and has yet to hire a custom home builder.  To be located in the 100 block of Rosearden Drive, the planned two-story home is projected...

  • Nike executive pays $895k for lakefront estate in Southeast Orlando

    Nike executive pays $895k for lakefront estate in Southeast Orlando

    A high-ranking Nike executive is the new owner of a waterfront estate nestled on nearly 4 acres along Lake Mary Jane in Orlando. Zoe Krislock, a vice president and general manager of Nike Canada, paid $895,428 for the property in the 13000 block of S. Lake Mary Jane Road, according to a deed signed...

  • Issa Homes VP sells custom-built Celebration home for nearly $1.5M

    Issa Homes VP sells custom-built Celebration home for nearly $1.5M

    For the second time in as many weeks, one of Orlando's leading luxury custom homebuilders has sold his personal home in Celebration, this time for $1.485 million. Jeff Marchell, vice president of Issa Homes, built the nearly 5,000-square-foot house on Hubbard Court in 2005. The five-bedroom, six-bath...

  • Custom homebuilder sells eight-bedroom Celebration estate for $1.9M

    Custom homebuilder sells eight-bedroom Celebration estate for $1.9M

    Luxury custom homebuilder Mike Kamenoff added all the bells and whistles to the eight-bedroom classic Celebration estate home on Arbor Court. After all, the client wasn't just any buyer -- it was his own family. "I owned that lot for six years before I built on it," he said. "We customized it for...

  • Edible Arrangements couple pays $5.6M for castle-like home in Windermere

    Edible Arrangements couple pays $5.6M for castle-like home in Windermere

    A couple behind one of the country's most recognized gift bouquet brands paid $5.6 million on Feb. 21 for their own castle in Windermere, buying from a British soccer club executive who moved his family back to England.  Located in the 6000 block of Cartmel Lane in the Reserve at Lake Butler Sound...

  • PGA golfer Chris DiMarco sells lakefront mansion in Longwood

    PGA golfer Chris DiMarco sells lakefront mansion in Longwood

    A PGA golf pro recently sold his lakeside mansion in Longwood for $3 million to a wealthy businessman who is building one of the state’s biggest mosques. Golfer Christian “Chris” DiMarco and his wife Amy sold their 11,630-square-foot home on Linden Lake to Gulam A. Jaffer and Fatima Jaffer, according...

  • Head of local medical center chain pays $2.7M for Belle Isle mansion

    Head of local medical center chain pays $2.7M for Belle Isle mansion

    The founder of two local medical service firms paid $2.7 million on Feb. 9 for a lakefront estate in Belle Isle.  Located on Daetwyler Drive, the 3.7-acre estate bordering Lake Conway is gated and walled. Inside, the 7,158-square-foot home came partially furnished in the sale, and features six...

  • Mattamy Homes USA president buys home in Bay Hill from former PGA pro

    Mattamy Homes USA president buys home in Bay Hill from former PGA pro

    When he sold his sprawling lakefront mansion in the exclusive Isle of Osprey neighborhood last year, Mattamy Homes USA President Jim Leiferman was planning to do the unthinkable. "I'm going to do something I said I’d never do, which is to build my own home," he said at the time. "It’s kind of the...

  • Morgan & Morgan attorney pays $1.8M for Winter Park home, sells lakefront lot

    Morgan & Morgan attorney pays $1.8M for Winter Park home, sells lakefront lot

    A prominent Orlando personal injury attorney and his wife paid $1.819 million on Jan. 31 for a new Winter Park home for their growing family, days after parting with a lakefront site where they had planned a custom build.  The buyers were Matt Morgan of Morgan & Morgan and Kassidy Morgan, who married...

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  • Former Google executive buys $2.65M Celebration estate

    Former Google executive buys $2.65M Celebration estate

    A pioneer in the online and mobile payment industry just bought a $2.65 million vacation home in Celebration. Mike and Diane Blandina closed on the six-bedroom, six-bath Tuscan-style estate home on the 300 block of Acadia Lane this month. Mike Blandina is EVP and chief technology officer for retail...

  • Diamond Resorts exec pays $3.5M for home at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club

    Diamond Resorts exec pays $3.5M for home at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club

    A new lead executive with Diamond Resorts International moving to Orlando paid $3.5 million last week for a lakefront estate within walking distance of Lake Nona Golf & Country Club. Located in the 10000 block of Tavistock Road, the 1.5-acre property features a 9,599-square-foot home just east...

  • Former cruise travel agency exec sells Winter Park mansion for $11M

    Former cruise travel agency exec sells Winter Park mansion for $11M

    The widow of a former founder of North America's largest cruise agency sold their Winter Park lakefront estate on Jan. 30 for $11 million, a price that included about $300,000 in personal property from the mansion. The home, located in the 600 block of N. Interlachen Avenue, faces Lake Osceola...

  • President of Avalon Park Group buys estate property with horse barn

    President of Avalon Park Group buys estate property with horse barn

    The president and CEO of local developer Avalon Park Group paid $750,000 on Friday for a nearly 10-acre estate in northern Orange County, where he plans to house horses to enjoy on the weekend with family. Located in the 10000 block of McCulloch Road, the 9.7-acre property includes a 38-year-old...

  • NFL wide receiver spends $539K on new Winter Garden home

    NFL wide receiver spends $539K on new Winter Garden home

    Buffalo Bills wide receiver and Fort Myers native Sammy Watkins spent $539,700 last week for a new five-bedroom home under construction in Winter Garden.  Samuel B. Watkins IV closed the purchase on Dec. 23 from M/I Homes of Orlando, with the deed recorded Friday afternoon in Orange County. Located...

  • MLB Star Johnny Damon sells Windermere home

    MLB Star Johnny Damon sells Windermere home

    Two-time World Series champ Johnny Damon sold his lakefront Windermere estate on Dec. 15 for $1.7 million -- well below the original March 2015 $2.35 million list price but still a healthy ROI. The Orlando native, who attended Dr. Phillips High School, bought the house in 2003 for $1.15 million....

  • Veteran healthcare attorney buys $1.45M home in Winter Park

    Veteran healthcare attorney buys $1.45M home in Winter Park

    A veteran healthcare industry attorney and his wife paid $1.45 million on Wednesday for an 81-year-old home in Winter Park.  The buyers were Kenneth D. McArthur, Jr., and Mary W. McArthur. Kenneth is an attorney with Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, with more than 20 years of legal, consulting and...

  • Orlando real estate power couple buys lakefront lot in Isle of Osprey

    Orlando real estate power couple buys lakefront lot in Isle of Osprey

    One of Orlando's commercial real estate couples paid $1.35 million on Wednesday for a one-acre waterfront lot in the guard-gated community Isle of Osprey, with plans to build a large new home in the coming year.  The buyers were Joe Schuemann, a local developer and principal in Blurock Commercial...

  • Classic car collector builds mansion on lakefront lot near Mount Dora

    Classic car collector builds mansion on lakefront lot near Mount Dora

    One of the largest homes in Orange County is under construction along Dora Drive on Lake Beauclair, just outside Mount Dora’s city limits. With 24,230 square feet of conditioned area, the sprawling home is dubbed The Wubker Residence on its plans, for the name of owners Warren and Lorelei Wubker....

  • Former Orlando Magic guard pays $1.7M for home in Casabella at Windermere

    Former Orlando Magic guard pays $1.7M for home in Casabella at Windermere

    Former NBA and Orlando Magic guard Quentin Richardson paid more than $1.734 million on Oct. 28 for a new home in Toll Brothers' exclusive Casabella at Windermere community. Set on Isabella Circle a block off of Lake Butler, the 0.67-acre lot includes a new home that is Toll Brothers' Villa Lago...

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  • CEO of clinical research firm buys Winter Park lakefront home

    CEO of clinical research firm buys Winter Park lakefront home

    The CEO and owner of Orlando-based Compass Research paid $5.3 million on Oct. 27 for a "Hamptons-style" lakefront home on Winter Park's Lake Mizell.  The buyers were Sean P. Stanton and wife Charlet C. Stanton. Sean co-founded Compass Research in 2006, which serves as a Phase 1-4 therapeutic clinical...

  • Hub International chairman & real estate agent buy Winter Park lakefront home

    Hub International chairman & real estate agent buy Winter Park lakefront home

    The chairman of Florida operations for global insurance broker Hub International and his wife, a real estate agent with Fannie Hillman & Associates, paid $2.319 million on Tuesday for a home on Winter Park's Lake Osceola.  Located on a half-acre lot in the 100 block of Trismen Terrace, the home...

  • Attorney buys Orwin Manor home, sells Keene's Pointe estate to Senate hopeful

    Attorney buys Orwin Manor home, sells Keene's Pointe estate to Senate hopeful

    Local attorney Renee V. Peppy opted last Friday to move closer to her Downtown Orlando office of The Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller, paying $895,000 for a home in Orlando's Orwin Manor subdivision. The move followed a sale the same day of her Keene's Pointe home to the founder of a local military...

  • Renowned Virginia doctor buys College Park home from auto dealer magnate

    Renowned Virginia doctor buys College Park home from auto dealer magnate

    One of the nation's top ear, nose and throat physicians and his wife paid $1.2 million on Friday for their future home in College Park, designed by one of Florida's most touted architects of the early 20th century. Located on Alba Drive in the Edgewater Estates neighborhood, the home lies in south...

  • Douglas Partners founder pays $5.2M to upsize lakefront home in Winter Park

    Douglas Partners founder pays $5.2M to upsize lakefront home in Winter Park

    The founder of Winter Park-based multifamily developer and builder Douglas Partners paid $5.2 million on Sept. 15 to upsize nearly 6,000 square feet from his family's current home on Lake Maitland, to a larger, newer lakefront home two blocks south.  The buyer was Douglas A. Hoeksema, via a revocable...

  • Magic guard Fournier pays $2.3M for off-market Winter Park custom home

    Magic guard Fournier pays $2.3M for off-market Winter Park custom home

    Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier and wife Laura Kebe paid $2.3 million on Friday in an off-market transaction for a recently built custom home in Winter Park, sold by a local entrepreneur and his interior designer wife.  Located in the 1700 block of Via Tuscany, the home lies a block off Lake...

  • Brazilian Formula 1 race car driver buys Windermere home for $1.85M

    Brazilian Formula 1 race car driver buys Windermere home for $1.85M

    Rubens Barrichello, the most experienced Formula 1 race car driver of all time based on number of races, has purchased a lakefront home in the Waterstone area of Windermere. Barrichello, also known as "Rubinho" in his native Brazil, purchased the two-story home on Cypress Lake for $1.85 million,...

  • Former Orlando Magic CEO pays $2M for Phil Kean-designed Winter Park home

    Former Orlando Magic CEO pays $2M for Phil Kean-designed Winter Park home

    Bob Vander Weide, former Orlando Magic CEO and former son-in-law of Magic owner Rich DeVos, paid $2 million in late August for a Phil Kean Design home in South Winter Park.  Located on Englewood Road in the Forest Hills subdivision, the home lies a block east of Lake Sue. Set on a 0.25-acre corner...

  • Former NFL lineman sells Winter Park home to golf pro for $4.55M

    Former NFL lineman sells Winter Park home to golf pro for $4.55M

    A retired NFL lineman from Sanford and his wife sold their 13,000-square-foot custom home in Winter Park last week for $4.55 million to a South African professional golfer. located on E. Lake Sue Avenue in the Lake Virginia Shores subdivision, the property lies a block south of Lake Virginia. The...

  • Emmy Award-winning director pays $1.1M for Altamonte Springs home

    Emmy Award-winning director pays $1.1M for Altamonte Springs home

    Nick Nanton, a Lake Mary native who grew up to be an Emmy Award-winning director, recently bought a lakefront home in Altamonte Springs for $1.1 million, according to a deed recorded Tuesday in Seminole County. Nanton, who is also an accomplished author and celebrity branding consultant, bought...

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