Minneola is a Dakota Indian word that means "many waters," and Minneola, Florida, is the perfect example of that. Located in Lake County, Minneola is surrounded by lakes such as Lake Minneola, Grassy Lake, and Plum Lake. The town of Minneola is intersected by Highway 27. This gives residents easy access to all of the amenities of the nearby big cities like Orlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford. That includes not just the all-ages attractions at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, but also plenty of shopping, dining, and nightlife destinations.
The local country public school system offers many fine school choices, as well as the nearby private school New Hope Christian Academy. Many religious organizations are located in Minneola, including Hillside Community Church and First Baptist Church.
Minneola boasts several opportunities for outdoor recreation, including East Chester Street Park and its community garden. Residents can also enjoy the nearby Minneola Trailhead Park and a community gymnasium.
Minneola homes for sale include many single-family houses, as well as several spacious lots available for building custom new homes. You can also find apartment, condo, and townhome rentals in Minneola.