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.
Montverde and Bella Collina Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of June 1st, 2015: homes priced around $518,230 compared to $492,589 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +5%. For Wednesday, June 3rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.90%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.02%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.09%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.60%. 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!