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555 S. Highland Street, Mt. Dora, FL
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Highland Place
Offered by Dr. Joyce Hewell, Owner/Broker
Contact: Greg Steely
(800) 522-2827 / (321) 246-1709

Highland Place

Located in central Florida, Lake County is bordered by the following counties: Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Polk, Sumter, Marion, and Volusia. Mt. Dora is the jewel of Lake County, the town was named after the massive Lake Dora which surveyors named in 1846. Lake Dora was named after Ms. Dora Ann Drawdy (1819-1885) who homesteaded in the 1800's.

Lake County is located in beautiful central Florida just minutes from downtown Orlando. Mount Dora is 184' above sea level making it one of the highest elevations in Florida. Mount Dora is the jewel of Lake County named by "Money Magazine" as one of the three best places to live in America. Streets lined with majestic oaks and historic homes bring one back to a turn of the century America. Local shops and markets filled with a variety of treasures, specialty restaurants, a bakery, ice cream and confectionary treats, are the norm. Music fills the air on the weekends as businesses vie for the attention of the people enjoying the welcoming atmosphere.

Highland Place, located at 555 South Highland Street, is a prime commercial property sitting on 4.8 acres just a few blocks from downtown. Highland Street has some of Mt. Dora's favorite local restaurants including: Highland Street Caf?, Jeremiah's, Sidelines Sports Restaurant, McGregors, The Saucy Spoon, and the Mt. Dora Brewery. Highland Street has an enjoyable 18 hole golf course just two blocks from our front gate. Highland Street is home to the First Baptist Church of Mt. Dora and Mt. Dora High School along with numerous other established businesses. Highland Place is just four blocks from Lake Dora, two blocks from Gilbert Park, and within walking distance to downtown locations.

Mount Dora hosts eight major annual events including Mount Dora Arts Festival, an antique boat show, antique car show, sailing regatta, golf tournament, bicycle festival, crafts fair, and the annual Christmas Lighting Festival drawing thousands of visitors to the community. Mount Dora is also home of Renninger's Flea Market, one of central Florida's premier antique venues, with extravaganzas three times per year drawing thousands of people to Mount Dora. The Florida Twin Markets at Renninger's are opened every week.

Highland Place consists of 18 buildings with over 30,000 square feet of income producing structures. Long term and short term units are available, with 18 motel rooms and 12 apartments with full kitchens. Ten areas may be used as commercial offices, studios, and a full commercial kitchen with dining room that will seat up to 75 guests. One building may be used as large meeting room or will also function as a great multipurpose room. Loads of storage is already in place with a large basement and barn for equipment. The front of Highland Place has a lighted tennis court and a large swimming pool along with a large covered stage for performances.

The property is completely fenced with a gate on Highland Street in the front and Clayton Street on the back of the property. Cameras provide fulltime video monitoring which can be viewed online 24-7, with a complete backup system in place. Motel rooms are monitored 24-7 to a call center which notifies the proper personnel in case of emergency. Ample parking is available at Highland Place with over 100 spaces in the back half of the property alone.

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