Mount Dora, Florida – Someplace Special
Attracting new retirement community residents from Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, and other areas throughout Florida and the U.S.
Mount Dora, Florida, is one of those wonderful Florida retirement living towns in which to retire, as indicated by USA TODAY’s® ranking of Mount Dora as the #1 Small Town in Florida, and #4 in America, in which to retire.
Often referred to as the “New England of the South,” Mount Dora offers a unique variety of cultural activities, specialty shops, dining establishments, major festivals, and recreational opportunities.
Located in the center of the state, Mount Dora is less susceptible to a direct hurricane hit, New Smyrna Beach is just over an hour’s drive, and it’s only 35 minutes to Orlando. More seniors, seeking an established, not-for-profit, multi-level, progressive living type retirement community, in the Orlando-Central Florida area, in a vibrant town with a small, homey, safe feel, are choosing Waterman Village in Mount Dora, FL. Visit www.GoMountDora.com for more information. History.
Mount Dora is a town residents feel proud to live in, and a town where they are excited about inviting their family members and friends to visit. But be careful, they may want to visit you more often.
Waterman Village is located close to everything one needs (places of worship, health care, shopping, recreation/entertainment, and other necessary services). For a variety of reasons, this is ‘very important’ as a person ages, both now and in the future.
Located within a mile or so of Waterman Village:
- Mount Dora Senior Center, 803 Florida Ave
- Publix and Aldi
- Grandview Bed and Breakfast
- Health Basket Health Food Store
- Quest Labs
- CVS and a 24/7 Walgreens (walking distance)
- Lowes and Ace hardware
- Target and Walmart
- Financial Advisor firms
- Mid-Florida Eye Clinic
- City of Mount Dora Police, Fire, and EMS
- Chase, PNC, Sun Trust, First National, Regions, Seacoast, United Southern, and Bank of America banks
- Fairwinds credit union
- Numerous restaurants
- Auto care centers and a deluxe car wash
- Physicians, dentists, specialists, and dermatologists
- Insurance offices
- Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Buick, GMC auto dealerships
- Vet clinics
- Mount Dora Public Library (walking distance)
- Gas stations
- Numerous churches and a Synagogue
- The widely acclaimed Ice House Theater and The Mount Dora Center for the Art
What’s happening this month in Mount Dora video
As of April 1, 2020 With current safety precautions in place in response to COVID-19, all community group activities are postponed until further notice.Be safe!
It’s just four miles to the highly rated Advent Health Waterman hospital (they take traditional/original Medicare and certain Medicare Advantage plans) and the BRAND new VA Community Oupatient Clinic.
It’s just over 40 minutes to Orlando and the Disney/Universal areas.
Here’s a link to the City of Mount Dora’s YouTube page. Check out their Mount Dora Someplace Special video: https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofmountdora/videos
Here’s a link to some Mount Dora videos that you can choose to watch: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mount+dora+fllorida+visitor
Visit the links below, and discover why Mount Dora was selected by USA TODAY, as the #1 RANKED small town in Florida, and #4 in the NATION, to retire to