Montverde, which means "green hill", is a cozy, picturesque town in the Orlando metro area with a population of about 3,500. Residents have worked hard to fend off encroaching development from neighboring towns. As a result, the town is spacious and residents enjoy the peace and privacy in a gorgeous area that borders Lake Apopka.
The private community of Bella Collina, which is inspired by the independent and adventurous Spirit of Tuscany, is a rich 1,900-acre spot located on the shores of Lake Siena and Lake Apopka. The simple yet elegant country club community is limited to 800 people. Residents enjoy private golf and tennis and afternoons at the clubhouse.
Lake County offers plenty to do in the way of entertainment. You can enjoy sporting activities such as bass tournaments, world-class triathlons and antique boat shows, as well as activities that reflect the areas rich heritage, such as Civil War reenactments, Renaissance Fairs and arts festivals. People of all ages let loose for the annual Mardi Gras hooplas, wine-stop harvests, Black Bear Festivals and of course the unique small-town, old-fashioned community celebrations that each little city and township offers.
Bella Collina's real estate market is limited exclusively to luxury homes, golf course homes and million dollar estates. Interested homebuyers can expect prices for homes in Bella Collina to start from $800,000 for a 3 bedroom/3.5 bathroom luxury home to upwards of $8 million for an Italian-styled villa overlooking the lake. Most lakefront estates start in the $2 million range in Bella Collina.
The town of Montverde also offers an assortment of real estate options. There is a lot of lake-front real estate to choose from since Montverde incorporates several small lakes besides the gorgeous Lake Apopka. Large custom homes generally start just over $300,000 and go up to well over $1 million. Land and lots can be purchased at just under $100,000 and range up to $1.5 million for exclusive waterfront properties.
"Tina DeClercq Your Local Real Estate Expert Specializing in Montverde and Bella Collina, Florida"
Tina has been in the business of bringing buyers and sellers together since 2011 and she is proud to be a part of Keller Williams Classic III Realty. She previously worked as an Environmental Engineer and is a mother of three, all which has allowed her to perfect the art of multi-tasking while maintaining a strict attention to detail.
Tina and her family live in Clermont. Her children attend school at the prestigious Montverde Academy and Tina is a member at Bella Collina where she plays golf. She also enjoys cycling, running, and she coaches a wellness club at her office.
As a local resident, Tina's knowledge of the real estate market is unmatched. Couple this with her commitment in providing excellent service and bringing a high level of integrity to each transaction and it's easy to see why Tina is one of the most trusted real estate professionals in the area. In fact, she estimates that over 80% of her business comes from client referrals, a sign of a job well done!
When she isn't in the office or out showing properties, Tina keeps herself busy with the South Lake County Chamber of Commerce. She also fundraises for the misfit animal league and New Beginnings.
Montverde and Bella Collina Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 19th, 2015: homes priced around $428,264 compared to $397,491 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +7%. For Monday, January 26th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.84%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.94%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.28%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.01%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Montverde and Bella Collina FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Montverde and Bella Collina to help you find the best home!