Kissimmee, Florida is located on the northwest shore of Lake Tohopekaliga (locally called Lake Tohoe, West Lake Tohoe, or simply West Lake) in Central Florida. It is the county seat of Osceola County and has a population of around 60,000. Kissimmee is a Principal City of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area which has a population of approx. 2.2million.
Kissimmee is only 20 miles from Disney World Florida and is a popular base for visitors coming to Florida to visit Disney World. It is also host to many conventions and conferences and is home to a large outdoor shopping mall and 650 person capacity water park. Kissimmee enjoys a sub tropical climate with hot wet summers and warm dry winters.
Kissimmee is located close to Davenport, both are a relatively easy 3 hours 30 min drive 220 miles north of Miami. Kissimmee is located inland but has access to water.
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Address: 2700 RAMBLING OAKS WAY, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Asking Price: $200,000 or around £130,000 – The property last sold 29 January 2005 for 50% more than the current asking price.
Beds: 5 Bed
Baths: 4 Bath
House Size: 3,803 Sq Ft – This huge property is available for just $53 per sq ft.
Lot Size: 0.36 Acres
Year Built: 2005
As with elsewhere across the US, and these pages, property in Kissimmee is currently swamped by foreclosures and short sales. Around £25,000 will get you a low range 3 bedroom home on a development fairly near to the city centre. Pay up to around £90,000 and you’ll be looking at a better quality 4 bedroom home in a good area with double garage and a small piece of land. Look around though because prices vary greatly. Houses similar to this deal at £90,000 can also be found for around £60,000 if you look hard enough! Take a look at http://realestate.yahoo.com/search/Florida/Kissimmee/foreclosures to find more about current foreclosure deals.
Outside of the foreclosure market you can expect to pay a bit more, but for some people that comes with greater peace of mind. The new Encantada development by Park Square Homes is near their popular Emerald Isle development in Kissimmee. Phase 1 is already sold out. Prices start at £200,000 for a 3 or 4 bedroom detached home with private pool.
£365,000 in Kissimmee will buy you a superb luxury 7 bedroom waterfront property with 6 bathrooms, air conditioning and communal pool and tennis courts. It comes fully furnished to a very high standard and is sold with an eye to the buy-to-let investor. The property apparently books very well throughout the year.
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