Waterford Lakes is a deed-restricted community in east Orange County, less than 4 miles from UCF. It dates back to 1992 and has continued to develop over the years. Nowadays, there are about 25 subdivisions and more than 3,100 homes.
Waterford Lakes was built on the rich traditions of small-town life. It has Tree-lined streets, lakes, and flourishing landscaping. All the nearby schools, shops and professional services were designed to make you feel you are in a small-town America. Waterford Lakes mostly features large homes that are very reasonably priced. The mixed-use development offers a combination of the warmth of yesterday and the conveniences of today. With all different types of homes that range from Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.) and spacious Single-Family Homes mostly featuring 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2 to 4 full baths .These homes are all built near 54 retention ponds and four parks for outdoor recreation with over 16 miles of hiking trails.
Points of interest
Waterford Lakes Town Center a premier open-air shopping center featuring top retailers, many dining options and the Regal Waterford Lakes Stadium 20 & IMAX theatre. Throughout the year, It hosts beer festivals, Adidas tent sales, and community markets.
The University of Central Florida (UCF) a public research university with 71,913 students as of the Fall 2020 semester. It currently has the largest student body of any public university in the united States. It opened in 1968 with the mission of providing personnel to support the growing U.S space program at the Kennedy Space Center and since its founding, UCF has awarded more than 346,000 degrees, including over 60,000 graduate and professional degrees, to over 300,000 alumni worldwide.
The Central Florida Research Park a campus-like environment for business. Those that desire a “university relationship” can purchase land in the Research Park on which to construct a facility or can lease space for office, office/lab or light manufacturing uses. Research Park tenants form relationships with the University of Central Florida through technology transfer, research, faculty consultations, graduate and undergraduate internships and part-time employment programs.
Lockheed Martin Corporation part of the Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing Industry. Lockheed Martin Corporation has 584 employees at this location and 1,106 companies in the corporate family.