Clermont, Florida

Clermont historic downtown

The City of Clermont is one of the fastest growing cities in central Florida and is located west of Orlando and north of Disney World in Lake County. Clermont was founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1916. It has the amenities that make it an attractive location for families, custom home building projects, businesses, commercial developments, and fitness enthusiasts. With over 14.8 square miles, Clermont is open for business and offers everything for growing families. In 2013, the city had a population of just over 30,000 residents. Some of its features include the Clermont Chain of Lakes, nearby Lake Apopka, and rolling hills which are atypical of Florida.

The quality of life in and around Clermont makes it a prime destination for those looking to move to central Florida. Local businesses offer a variety of shopping and dining options along with ample sports facilities and waterfront activities. Clermont has housing choices for every income level from gated golf course communities, larger estate homes, to small and mid-sized single-family units on platted lots. As a community of families, Clermont promotes diversity, inclusiveness and civic pride. The Clermont City Center is located downtown and is available to rent through the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. The City of Orlando is approximately 20 minutes east of Clermont.

Downtown Clermont is the core area of Clermont, located between State Road 50 and the south shore of Lake Minneola. Downtown provides a variety of unique retail shops, restaurants and businesses, as well as the Art League, the Clermont City Center and Clermont City Hall. Also located at the west end of downtown is the Historic Village. The Florida Citrus Tower, one of the first constructed Florida landmarks, is located in Clermont. The tower celebrated its 50th anniversary in December of 2006.

Clermont is known as the “Choice of Champions” because of its international reputation as the training ground for elite athletes. The combination of pristine lakes, rolling hills and warm climate make it an ideal location to train for triathlons, track-and-field events, water sports and more.

The National Training Center is located in Clermont and features amazing facilities for numerous sports including swimming, triathlon, soccer, lacrosse, and track and field. The NTC is a certified USA Triathlon training and performance center and a frequent destination for some of the best triathlon athletes in the world.

Interested in building a custom home in Clermont, Florida? Feel free to speak with one of the best home builders in Orlando, Budron Homes, about any questions you may have. Budron Homes is here to serve you and make sure your custom home is the home of your dreams. Call us today at (407) 347-0701 for a free consultation. Budron Homes is rated A+ with the BBB of Central Florida and is a 2015 Parade of Homes winner.

Clermont chain of lakes