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Community Spotlight: Poinciana

Location

Located in Polk County, Poinciana is one of the fastest-growing areas in Central Florida. It lies southwest of Kissimmee and about 14 miles east of Haines City. Sitting roughly 41 miles south of Orlando and 74 miles east of Tampa, this majestic municipality was built to be a solace retirement settlement.

Why Poinciana?

More recently, Poinciana became one of the most affordable places to live in Central Florida. It now thrives as a diverse, multi-ethnic community of creative individuals with spacious, luxurious neighborhoods. Given its myriad qualities, Poinciana is a homeowner’s paradise. The town has many schools that offer high-quality education for the young ones and many locales with natural reserves to escape from daily stressors. 

Old Town Kissimmee

Kissimmee, Florida is a family-oriented destination just minutes away from Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando. In addition to the theme parks, outdoor adventures like zip lining or hot air balloon rides are popular here, too. 

Minutes away from Poinciana, Old Town Kissimmee is the area’s premier outdoor entertainment district. It consists of 18-acres of gorgeous, tree-lined brick streets with unique and affordable shops, restaurants, and bars. Entertainment is available for free and for all ages. For 30+ years, it has remained a family tradition for locals and tourists alike. 

Disney Wilderness Preserve

Located at the edge of Kissimmee, this natural reserve is a 12,000-acre land that features hiking trails, lakes surrounded by cypress trees, and various scenic picnic spots. Over 1,000 species of plants and animals call The Disney Wilderness Preserve Home. It’s an essential part of the Everglades ecosystem, containing 3,500-acres of restored wetlands. While hiking the trail, you can expect to see raptors, bobwhites, wrens, warblers, bluebirds, and/or sparrows. 

Snell Creek

Lying at the intersection of Poinciana and Haines City, Snell Creek is a quiet fishing stream. The green habitat teems with hundreds of plant species, including witch hazel flowers and the rarest shrubs and trees. Wild animals such as turkeys, hogs, frogs, and colorful butterflies live by the creek.

The perfect mix of rural and urban, Poinciana is a great place to live. With an experienced team of consultants and affordable housing packages, Focus Homes can provide you the guidance you need in building a beautiful new home in this small town. View the available designs or tour our model home today.