Shopping in the area includes the following:

  • Seminole Towne Center Mall
  • Colonial Town Park Shopping Center
  • Target
  • Kohl’s
  • Wal-Mart
  • World Market
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Michaels
  • Petco
  • Sam’s Club
  • BJ’s
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Marshall’s
  • Old Navy
  • Toys ‘R Us

plus Lake Mary is only 10 minutes away


Dining options include:

  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • FishBones
  • Dexter’s
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Carrabba’s
  • Red Robin
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Olive Garden
  • Steak ‘n Shake
  • Riverwalk Pizzeria
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Orlando Ale House
  • Cheddar’s
  • Panera Bread
  • Another Broken Egg

plus fast food options like McDonald’s, Chick Fil-A, Wendy’s, Pollo Tropical, Panda Express, Chipotle and more…


There are numerous clubs, restaurants and bars offering musical entertainment in quaint downtown Sanford – only 15 minutes away.

In addition, you can enjoy a movie at the United Artists Seminole Towne Center or at the Amstar 12.

The major theme parks are a quick 40 minutes away.


The Orlando Sanford International Airport is 20 minutes away and offers over 60 destinations.

Sun Rail is the commuter rail system in Central Florida and has a station 10 minutes away.

Lynx bus service also serves the area.


Lake Forest schools are part of the Seminole County school system.

High School: Seminole High School
Middle School: Sanford Middle School
Elementary Schools: Wilson, Bently, Wicklow and Idyllwilde.


Lake Forest has its own Publix right outside the gate. You can walk or bike to pick up groceries.

In addition, there is a Fresh Market, Super Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Aldi and BJ’s Wholesale nearby.