Lost Lake is a modestly priced neighborhood in Clermont, Florida, surrounding Wilma Lake. Lost Lake is also home to a few smaller residential communities, such as The Reserve, which includes both single-family and multi-family residences. It is a small, quaint, seemingly secluded neighborhood that maintains a small town charm even though it is only minutes away from Orlando. Most of the homes in Lost Lake were designed and built by Lennar. Clermont is a primarily residential area, with an economy centered around lodging, retail, and tourism-related services. It’s also a member of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. The history of Clermont started with its establishment in 1884 and named after the birthplace of A. F. Wrotnoski from France, owner of the Clermont Improvement Company and one of the town’s co-founders. Clermont was incorporated in 1916. Then in 1922, Edward Denslow, a land developer, organized The Postal Colony Company and purchased 1,000 acres of land in Clermont and planted citrus groves. Through Denslow’s program, retired postal employees were afforded the opportunity to own and manage the citrus groves, with Clermont becoming one of the largest citrus growers in North America.
Lost Lake is approximately 35 minutes away from Orlando, which means you’ll be living a stone's throw away from world renowned destinations such as Walt Disney World, Seaworld, and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Locally, there is Citrus Tower located at 141 US-27. The 226-foot-tall tower was built in 1956. Before there were theme parks in Orlando, the Citrus Tower was one of the most visited places in Florida. Furthermore, learn a little about presidential history at 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.
Properties on the market in Lost Lake are built with floor plans ranging in size from four bedrooms, three bathrooms up to six bedrooms, three baths, with the square footage ranging anywhere from around 1,800 square feet to 5,000 square feet, though larger homes may come on the market at a later date. The architectural designs of available real estate in Lost Lake include Florida Contemporary, Contemporary, Traditional, Ranch, as well as others. Some of the amenities these homes offer include jacuzzi-style soaking tubs, cultured marble vanities, beautiful wood flooring, automated irrigation systems, and much more. If by chance you weren’t able to find what you’re looking for in Lost Lake, we can assist you in finding a home you’ll love in one of our other communities in Clermont. Whether you’re interested in Lost Lake real estate or other properties in Clermont, contact us today for more information or to schedule a tour.