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Solterra Gated Community in Davenport, Florida

Homes with Pools Start at $342,990

March 13, 2014

Joel Greene here from Condo Hotel Center.  As I type this, my wife and kids are in the other room packing their bags.  We’re headed to one of our favorite destinations this weekend, Orlando.  We typically make the trek, about 3.5 hours from our Miami home, about once or twice a year.

What we love about Central Florida is that besides the great weather, there’s so much to do: awesome theme parks, world-class golf (my handicap is almost as low as my weight), incredible outlet shopping, plenty of great restaurants and so much more.

Today’s featured property is a residential community of single-family homes just outside Orlando.  It’s close enough to all the popular attractions but far enough from the day–to-day traffic they bring.  Read on for details.

Solterra will feature single-family homes in a 273-acre community.

A Gated Community

Solterra is a 273-acre development in Davenport, Florida, which is a 30- to 45-minute drive to Disney World and other area attractions. An upscale gated community, it features one- and two-story single-family vacation homes with pools and heated spas.

Located in Davenport, Florida, Solterra is 30-45 minutes from Orlando attractions.

The first phase of Solterra is currently being built.  It will have 350 homes and 82 townhomes, as well as a spectacular clubhouse and pool area.  The developer has just released the lots/homes for sale, so prices are at the ground-floor level.

Resort-like Amenities

Construction on the Solterra community began in June 2013.  The clubhouse and other amenities are nearly complete and will open on April 1, 2014.

Amenities include a 6,000 sq. ft. resort-style pool.

Amenities within the development include:

  • 5,800 sq. ft. clubhouse with juice bar, club room and fitness center
  • 6,000 sq. ft. resort-style pool with beach entry and water slide
  • Plenty of cabanas around the pool area
  • Sports courts (tennis, basketball & volleyball)
  • Children’s playground
  • Picnic area

Construction on Solterra’s 5,800 sq. ft. clubhouse has just been completed.

 A Great Location

Solterra is located in the city of Davenport.  It’s less than an hour from Orlando and its many popular attractions such as:

  • 95 theme parks including Disney World, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Blizzard Beach, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, LegoLand, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Wet ‘n Wild
  • 12 shopping malls
  • 176 golf courses
  • Over 5,000 restaurants
  • Entertainment like Cirque du Soleil: La Nouba and Blue Man Group
  • Dinner shows, dance clubs, night clubs, comedy clubs, pubs, etc.
  • Indoor interactive entertainment complexes like DisneyQuest and Fun Spot
  • 3rd most popular destination in U.S. for conventions after Las Vegas & Chicago
  • Orlando International Airport is 3rd busiest in U.S.

As I mentioned, I take my family to Orlando at least once a year.  But I’m certainly not the only one.  Over 57 million tourists visit each year, making it the most popular tourist destination in the U.S.

The Bimini II is just one of many home styles available.

Every Home Comes with a Pool

The homes at Solterra are all large – 5 and 6 bedrooms with lots of bathrooms – a perfect fit for friends and family on vacation. There are plenty of great styles from which to choose.

Solterra homes range from approximately 2,000 to 4,000 square feet.

The homes come loaded with great features including a private swimming pool.

  • Standard tile roofs
  • GE stainless steel appliances
  • GE washer and dryer
  • Timberlake cabinets with follow-through granite countertops
  • Culture marble countertops, integrated sink in all baths
  • 2” faux wood blinds throughout
  • 18” x 18” ceramic tile flooring throughout first floor and in all wet areas
  • Private 14’ x 28’ swimming pool with included spa and heater

Master baths have culture marble countertops with integrated sink.

Investment Potential as a Rental Property

Davenport, where Solterra lies, is in Polk County.  Homeowners in Polk are allowed to rent out their homes on a short-term basis, even daily.  By comparison, Orange County, which encompasses Orlando, has restrictions on residential short-term rentals.

The Seville is one of the Solterra home styles that can be expanded and customized.

If you’re interested in Solterra as an investment or even as a second home that you rent out when you’re not there, the flexibility with short-term rentals will appeal to you.

Financing from multiple lenders is available to Solterra buyers.

Approximate rental rates in the area, as provided by a local management company handling rental homes in the area are:

High season: 

  • 5 Bedrooms: $556 per night – $3,895 weekly
  • 6 Bedrooms: $631 per night – $4,420 weekly
  • 7 Bedrooms: $1,070 per night – $7,495 weekly

Low Season: 

  • 5 Bedrooms: $306 per night – $2,145 weekly
  • 6 Bedrooms: $331 per night – $2,320 weekly
  • 7 Bedrooms: $456 per night – $3,195 weekly

Homes at Solterra can be rented out when you’re not in residence, offsetting your ownership costs.

$5,000 Toward Closing Costs for CHC Clients

At Solterra, there are spec homes that can close within a month.  There are also homes that can be custom-built, which takes five to six months.

Solterra homes range in size from 2,104 sq. ft. to 4,085 sq. ft.  Prices start at $342,990 and go up to $449,900.  Condo Hotel Center customers will receive $5,000 toward closing costs from the developer.  Financing is available.

Want to learn more?  Request my detailed data sheet at the link below.  You’ll just need to provide your full name and contact information per the developer’s requirements.

Please send the Solterra data sheet.  

Orlando, Here We Come

As always, thank you for reading my Property Alerts.  Please feel free to forward them to anyone you know who might be considering buying a vacation home in Florida or any of the other great places we feature.

Family vacation in Orlando; we’re on our way!

Now I’m off to pack my bathing suit and sunscreen for our spring family vacation.  Orlando, here we come!

Joel Greene
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Condo Hotel Center
1368 NW 165th Ave.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
(954) 450-1929


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