Hammock Pointe is a housing development of Clermont in Lake County, Florida. Hammock Pointe features single-family residences designed and constructed by Taylor Morrison and offers homebuyers several kinds of flexible floor plans to choose from. Two main highways serving the Clermont area are US-27 (north-south) and State Road 50 (east-west). State Road 50 East connects Hammock Pointe to Orlando via the Florida Turnpike and the Spessard L. Holland East-West Expressway. Clermont was founded in 1884, built among the rolling hills between Lake Minnehaha and Lake Minneola. The town was incorporated in 1916 and named after Clermont-Ferrand, France, one of the countries oldest cities, which was the birthplace of A. F. Wrotnoski, one of the co-founders of Clermont, Florida. In 1922, The Postal Colony Company was formed by Edward Denslow, who purchased 1,000 acres of land in Clermont. Denslow planted citrus groves on the land and passed ownership over to various retired postal workers who tended to them. Over time, Clermont became one of the largest citrus producing towns in the United States. In 1956, the Florida Citrus Tower was built, becoming one of Central Florida’s most visited landmarks.
Other than being minutes away from Orlando, Hammock Pointe is surrounded by numerous attractions and amenities in the Clermont area. One of the most prominent landmarks is the Florida Citrus Tower located at 141 US-27. The 226-foot-tall tower was built in 1956 specifically to give visitors a chance at a bird’s eye view of the surrounding citrus groves. There was a time when people could see Orlando from the very top of the Florida Citrus Tower, and though it’s still the tallest observation point in Florida, residential neighborhoods are all that can be seen now. If you’re looking to learn a little presidential history, there is the Presidents Hall of Fame located at 123 South Highway 27, dedicated to U.S. Presidents and their families, as well as having displays such as a miniature White House replica. A collection of First Ladies Inaugural Gowns, a miniaturized version of Mount Rushmore, among others. In addition to that, Clermont is home to a number of parks, such as Waterfront Park located at 330 3rd Street, which is a lakefront park offering a fishing pier, a paved walking trail, a playground, and seasonal swimming. For shopping and dining options, Clermont has places like the ViaPort Florida located at 10401 U.S. 441, featuring anchor stores such as Belk, Sears, and Via Entertainment.
Single-family homes for sale in Hammock Pointe range in size from five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,966 livable square feet to five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,414 livable square feet. Hammock Pointe homes also feature various architectural styles and floor plans that include Laurel, Waverly, Beaumont, Chandler, Westland, and Deerfield. Furthermore, real estate for sale in Hammock Pointe offers a long list of features such as stone counters, large formal dining rooms, beautifully accented rotundas, top of the line appliances, large walk-in closets, and more. If Hammock Pointe doesn’t have exactly what you’re looking for, we can assist you in finding something you like in one of our neighboring communities. There are hundreds of homes for sale in Clermont, so if you would like to learn more about available properties in Hammock Pointe or elsewhere in the Clermont-Lake County region, please don’t hesitate to contact us today for further information.