Poinciana, Florida is a census-designated place in Osceola and Polk counties. It lies southwest of Kissimmee and east of Haines City. Poinciana is a planned unit development with ten villages, which then form the Association of Poinciana Villages. Four are located in Osceola County, and six are in Polk County. The villages are located on some 47,000 acres and are governed by a homeowner association and is a deed-restricted community. One of the villages in Polk County is a 55+ community, comprising two community development districts, Poinciana West CDD and Poinciana CDD. Poinciana was first planned in the 1960s, and in 1973 the first homes were built. Today approximately 62,200 people live in Poinciana.
Poinciana has an abundance of natural parks for residents and visitors to enjoy. Deerwood Community Park offers baseball fields, soccer fields, a cricket field, and basketball courts. All are lighted. Poinciana Community Park also has several sporting fields for football, soccer, baseball, volleyball, basketball, and cricket. Playground equipment is available for young ones in the fully lighted park. Darby Park has playground equipment for younger children and a basketball court for youth or adults. There are picnic tables available for outdoor meals. The Poinciana Dog Park offers residents a place to bring their dog for some exercise and play. The Disney Wilderness Preserve is 11,500 acres that show what cooperation, innovative thinking and perseverance will accomplish in sustainable development and conservation management. The preserve was once a cattle ranch that was part of the Greater Everglades watershed, and in the early 1990s, extensive residential and commercial development was planned for the land. This would have destroyed the wetlands and the habitat for endangered wildlife and plants. But through the determined efforts of organizations and individuals, the preserve is now an essential part of the Everglades ecosystem with 1,000 or more species of animals and plants and 3,500 acres of restored wetlands.
Poinciana real estate options include ranch style single-family homes, contemporary styles, both one story and two-story, beautiful estates, and lots on which to build. The homeowner’s association assures well-maintained roads and Poinciana properties that are beautifully landscaped. With the picturesque surroundings, the many recreational options, and the proximity to amenities in other cities, this is a must-see destination for homebuyers searching in the Orlando area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Poinciana, Florida, please allow us to assist you. Contact us today.