Appropriately named, Lakeland, has something for everyone. Its beauty is reflected in the lakes where graceful swans are celebrated residents. An amazing array of buildings are on The National Register of Historic Places.
Lakeland is readily accessible to Orlando and Tampa, yet ranked 13th in the U.S. for affordable housing. Eclectic Lakeland real estate properties such as Mid Century Modern, turn-of-the-century homes and new construction abound. Traditional homes, condominiums, town homes and lakefront properties are also among the diverse Lakeland listings.
With its several historic districts, you can enjoy a walk around The Lake Mirror Promenade. Downtown is right up you alley if your like a balance of quaintness and sophistication.
But there's much more to Lakeland than meets the eye.
The Polk Museum of Art hosts world class exhibits, with a Sculpture competition on Lemon Street. Mayfaire-by-the-Lake is an annual art event. The Imperial Symphony Orchestra is a nearly four-decade tradition. The Trans-Siberian Orchestra kicks off their World tour at The Lakeland Center, where popular entertainment choices are booked. The Polk Theatre is a seventy five year old cultural treasure.
Explorations V Children's Museum is fun for all ages. The Florida Air Museum has a hangar full of incredible flying machines. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy Spring Training games, tournament bass fishing and hydroplane races.
Florida Southern College takes pride in the late 1930s Frank Lloyd Wright buildings incorporated throughout the campus. Southeastern College, Polk Community College and a branch of The University of South Florida also offer excellent educational opportunities.
State of the art medical facilities will keep you close to home should you require expert care. The citrus and phosphate industry continue to thrive. The headquarters of Publix and other major businesses contribute to the success of Lakeland. Film companies have enjoyed using Lakeland locations. It is a simply unique city.
If this sounds like the right location for you, let us help you locate the right home from our many listings of Lakeland homes for sale.