With its ample sunshine and tall palm trees, Lake Mary, FL, is a buyer’s dream. On nearly every street, Mediterranean and ranch style homes stand as reminders of their tropical location. With houses ranging from modest three bedrooms with friendly kitchens to seven bedroom mansions with vaulted ceilings, there is something for everyone in this happy town.
It is no wonder that Lake Mary was once voted by Money magazine as one of the best places to live in America. Its neighborhoods are full of great places to live and play. The Grande Oakes is a new construction neighborhood featuring move-in ready townhomes with lofty balconies. Community members can choose the clubhouse, pool or walking trails to pass the time, or simply walk to downtown Lake Mary for a wealth of other fun diversions. Steeple Chase is a developing neighborhood of one- and two-story homes. With its multiple ponds and parks, not to mention its location by Lake Linden, residents of this community can relax surrounded by nature. Heathrow Woods is a gated community with large, stately homes that have yards to match. Residents can play a few holes on the nearby golf course or quickly access fine dining and entertainment. Its convenient location to major highways makes it easy to travel to the many attractions of Orlando.
Lake Mary is considered a suburb of Orlando, so some residents choose to commute there for work. However, there are multiple and diverse employment options within Lake Mary itself. The national office of the American Automobile Association is in the city, and it is a large provider of jobs. Some other well-known companies with bases in Lake Mary are Dixon-Ticonderoga, Scholastic Book Fairs and Mitsubishi Motors. The top employers in the city are Convergys, Fiserv, and The Bank of New York Mellon. The top three industries in Lake Mary are the travel, hospitality and tourism industry, the retail and wholesale trade industry and the health care industry.