Medical City/Orlando, FL - Homes for Sale and Community Information
Medical City is a 650-acre medical and life sciences park in Orlando, Florida. It is situated within the master planned community of Lake Nona. Orlando International Airport is only minutes away. In less than a decade, it has attracted a number of universities and medical facilities here.
The University of Central Florida (UCF) has established its medical school here. Medical City is also the home of the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the M.D. Anderson Orlando Cancer Research Institute, Nemours Children’s Hospital, and Valencia College at Lake Nona. Eventually, the UCF College of Nursing, the UCF Dental School, and the Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center will all relocate here as well.
Given the amenities offered by Lake Nona, many of the Medical City homes for sale are quite affordable. Medical City properties include large homes with four to five bedrooms, multi-car garages, and in excess of 3000 sq-ft of living space. There is also affordable condominiums and more modest starter homes.
The "Medical City" concept began in 2005 following a donation by the Tavistock Group to UCF that consisted of $12.5 million and 50-acres of land. In 2006, the state approved plans for a medical school at Lake Nona. The first students began their studies here in 2009. In 2012, UCF invested in an additional 25-acres of land to provide for the construction of a teaching hospital.
Parks and Recreation
Water lovers can enjoy their favorite activities out on Lake Nona. Also, within the 7000-acre Lake Nona community there are over 1000-acres of lakes and waterways. There's always some sparkling water nearby that will beautifully reflect the next sunrise or sunset. Those that invest in Medical City - Orlando real estate can also consider membership in the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club, a world-class facility.
Attractions and Events
In addition to all that Lake Nona offers, owners of Medical City - Orlando FL real estate can venture out from this oasis to easily reach Orlando's theme parks, events at the convention center, and NBA basketball played by the Orlando Magic.
The Taste of Lake Nona is a new event that will be held in September each year. The event, a fundraiser for a children's home offers music, magic acts, tarot card readings, and food aplenty. The prospective Medical City - Orlando Home Buyer can look forward to a lifestyle that is enhanced by the plentiful amenities of the Lake Nona planned community and the excitement generated by being near world-class medical research and academic facilities. The real estate in Medical City - Orlando consists almost entirely of newer Medical City - Orlando homes.
Medical City - A Picturesque Orlando Suburb on Lake Nona
Medical City is a healthyand scenic community in which to live, work and play. If Med City looks like the home town of your dreams, you should call The Winter Park Land Company, 407-644-2900, and speak to realtor Pitt Warner. He has all the deals in Orange County, and can help you find your place in the sun ... in the Orlando suburb of Medical City.