One of Central Florida's most charming cities has been named one of the best places to retire in the United States. Money magazine in 1994, said Mount Dora was the third best place in the nation to retire. Again in 1997, Retire With Money, a sister magazine to Money magazine said Mount Dora was one of Twelve best places in the United States to retire.
Just as with the earlier honors bestowed upon Mount Dora, a factor considered by both magazines was the cost of housing. The criteria used by Retire With Money included climate, cost, and ease of living, and opportunities for activety and amusement.
Resting on the shores of Lake Dora and secluded beneath a canopy of oaks, cozy Mount Dora is an easy 25 miles from the sprawling metropolis of Orlando, yet it remains a world apart in charm and grace. Stroll down Donnelly Street and your transported to a bustling downtown village of the 1940's. Like a classic film, Mount Dora is small-town America where neighbors help neighbors and folks have time for a friendly chat over a fence or a cup of coffee.
The Country Club of Mount Dora, a 440 acre Approved Planned Urban Development, is situated in the rolling hills of central Florida. Approximately 26 miles Northwest of Orlando. The homes are built around a Lloyd Clifton, Sr. 6612 yard 18 hole championship golf course. The Semi-private 18 hole golf course has a spacious 10,000 square foot, $1.6 Million dollar clubhouse.Four lighted tennis courts and a heated pool with cabana.
The Country Club of Mount Dora is the only Country Club Community in quaint historic City of Mount Dora.
The City of Mount Dora and the Country Club of Mount Dora are truly two must see places while you are in Florida.