We all need a vacation from time to time, but occasionally, it's nice to take a staycation and enjoy the environment in which you live. You can enjoy a staycation and a master planned community lifestyle in Harmony, Florida with the variety of activities we offer along with our beautiful conservation areas and lakes. In this blog, we're highlighting four ways you can staycation right here in Harmony, FL.
Ask any Harmony resident what their favorite part of the community is and chances are they’ll mention Harmony’s proximity to nature. Whether residents are taking advantage of our two protected lakes, or 12.5 miles of hiking trails, getting outside and connecting with nature is always possible when you have preserved, protected lands in your backyard.
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What makes Harmony such a great place to live? There are many reasons, but a few of our favorites have to be Buck Lake and Cat Lake. Everyone who walks out on the docks at Buck Lake falls in love with the beauty and tranquility of this 511-acre natural wonder. Buck Lake and Cat Lake are pristine and protected, with shorelines rimmed with trees.
Master-planned communities and home builders are often labeled as being “cookie cutter” or unoriginal. In reality, Harmony and other master-planned communities out there are anything but! There’s so much more that goes into a home than just picking a floor plan, and so much planning and involvement with the community members to create an environment where everyone feels at home. Here are a few reasons why Harmony is so much more than “cookie cutter”.
Harmony’s for everyone.
Harmony’s community plan welcomes all, whether you are single, married, raising a family or looking for your little slice of paradise. Our neighborhoods include townhomes and single family homes in a variety of sizes, styles and prices. We have seven amazing builders who make Harmony exteriors and interiors beautiful. Unlike a majority of master-planned communities, all of the homes in Harmony are built with eco-friendly construction standards.
If you grew up reading classic fables, you know the story of the town mouse and the country mouse. But for those of you who may have forgotten, or never heard the story, let us fill you in a little bit...
Country mouse loves his little home until his cousin from the big city comes to visit and tells him all about his life there. So country mouse decides to pack his bags and go back to the city with his cousin to experience it for himself. In the end (and after a scary confrontation with a cat), he decides his little home in the country is not so bad after all.
In the northeast corner of Harmony, at the end of Five Oaks Drive, you’ll find a rustic wooden gate and a footpath leading to Cat Lake. Follow it and within five minutes you’ll discover one of Harmony’s most pristine natural wonders. A majestic copse of live oaks springs up from the shoreline like a welcome sign as you walk up.
The 460-acre freshwater lake and surrounding wetlands are completely natural. No playgrounds, no boardwalks, no restrooms – Mother Nature in all of her glory. Come solo or bring your tribe. Either way, let Cat Lake inspire you to get outdoors and soak in the good vibes.
If you're a parent, your kids are probably one of the biggest factors you think about when deciding on the place you want to call home. You're conscious of raising them in a good neighborhood, with good schools and amenities that will benefit them.
If your kids are old enough, their opinions may factor into the decision as well. Taking them on home tours and asking them their input on the communities you are considering could be beneficial in making your choice. So we're sharing 9 reasons your kids will love living, "working" (you know...learning), and playing in Harmony...