Bay Hill is a small residential community in Orange County Florida that has the distinction of surrounding the Arnold Palmer Bay Hill Golf Club and Lodge, as well as the Butler Chain of Lakes, which includes Lakes Tibet, Sheen, Chase and Blanche. It also has the fortunate location, along route 435, of being a mere few minutes away from Disney World, as well as central Orlando.
The country club also acts as the community's center, offering parkland, tennis courts and a junior Olympic sized pool. The golf course is overseen by Arnold Palmer himself, and annually hosts the Arnold Palmer Invitational Golf Tournament, drawing elite golfers and enthusiasts each year.
The extensive lake frontage in Bay Hill provides many opportunities for water sports such as boating and fishing, especially from the marina off the country club's grounds. The lakes also provide ample greenspace for nature preserves that offer hiking on the many trails that wind through them.
Real estate in Bay Hill has pricing contingent, of course, on location, wherein homes in or around the golf club or with lake frontage can go from the $500's to 2 million, while the average pricing for homes within the rest of the community can be found at the $200 000 to $400 000 range. Bay Hill is an established and developed community, so homes that are for sale in the area will be resales. Homes are generally single family dwellings.
Bay Hill offers so much for the active homeowner with its prestigious golf and country club, extensive lake frontage and voluminous park lands surrounding it. Its enviable location just north of Orlando also makes the conveniences of a metropolitan area just minutes away, as well as its closeness to all of Orlando’s attractions and the Atlantic Coast. With all it has to offer and the blessings of its location, Bay Hill promises to be a home that enriches the life of anyone who buys there.