Apopka is one of the larger cities in the Central Florida area, situated in Orange County, just west of Orlando. Its location, with the new extension of Toll Route 441, makes it the shortest route to Walt Disney World, opening up a host of potential and possibilities for the city as never before. It also has the distinction of having the longest serving mayor in U.S. history, in the form of Mayor John Land, who has served the city for 60 years. It has also been voted was one of the 20 best cities in Florida in terms of home ownership.
Being one of the larger established cities in the area, it has attracted the business of many familiar retail and restaurant franchises, while still delivering a diversity of choice in the businesses a resident can choose. Every amenity is available in its city limit.
Apopka also shares in the mentality of Central Florida, wherein its citizens have access to nearby nature parks in the Wekiwa Springs State Park, which has swimming, canoeing, hiking and camping, as well as the restoration lands north of the lake that lends the city its name. Lake Apopka, one of the largest lakes in the area, offers fishing and boating for the outdoorsman as well as parkland for picnic spots and a loop trail for hiking. Apopka can also be a destination for the golfer in the Rock Springs Ridge golf course.
Homes in Apopka range in age, price and style, as can be expected in city its size. Prices very due, of course, to location, wherein higher end homes will be found on lakefront property and proximity to attractions such as the state park and golf course. The median price for homes in Apopka, however, is $225 000, making the city an affordable place to live for both the executive couple and family.
With Apopka’s blessed location in the best of Central Florida, so near to the area’s attractions and the natural beauty that invites all to its fold, it has proven to be a wonderful area for the active executive or the emerging family, nestled into one of the most progressive urban areas of the country, with amenities, perks and conveniences to spare.