The city of Davenport is a community that is part of Polk County in central Florida. It derives its name from a historical US Military outpost called Fort Davenport. There are several access roads and highways to the City of Davenport including I-4, US 27 and other back roads. The city has seen an increase in New Built Homes and upgrades and additions to local homes. The City of Davenport has a historical downtown area with a seasonal fresh market frequent by many locals of the area. The nearby downtown offers great shops and restaurants plus the heart of City Hall and other government centers. Davenport is part of the Polk County government so you receive services from the City of Davenport and Polk County. You will find a great selection of properties from lake front homes to Luxury Homes, Vacation Homes. Some homes are custom made with large lots located inside and outside of few gated communities. About 70% of the inventory are new homes and some have Home Owners Association fees with some of these homes built inside a Community Development District paying a (CDD) fees. There has been a growth of young professionals and millennials moving into the community areas including other generational buyers as indicated by last US Census reports. The area has seen an increase in the building or updating of schools for all ages and grades. The average rating of the schools fall into an A & B category as for the Polk County School Board. One of the many other benefits of living in Davenport is the proximity to all the Theme Parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World and the growing International Drive with the development of the I-Drive attractions. The Davenport area offers open parks, antique shops and public state parks with recreational lakes, nature conservations that offer hiking plus running trails administrated by the Florida State Parks Department. Other surrounding cities and communities are Celebration, Kissimmee, Four Corners and Reunion which are also great communities to live in and buy some exceptional homes. You are minutes from Downtown Davenport City Hall and the Polk County government center. Shopping areas are located throughout the Davenport city area with minutes away from Prime Outlet Malls and the Mall at Millenia north on I-4. Davenport is patrolled by the Davenport Police Department and the Polk County Sheriff Office also covers the area. There are Polk County Fire Stations and Davenport Fire Department through the community with Fire and Rescue offer excellent service. There is a great infrastructure and traffic arteries that place you minutes from the Orlando International Airport. This is a great place to call home and The Guy & Katherine Team can make your home purchase or sale be a great experience. Please look over the up to date homes for sale inventory on our search criteria in Davenport. Enjoy our team videos of the local community and our real estate activity in Davenport. Please do not hesitate to call us for more details and information of the city and its community areas. We would love to hear from you and share our wonderful Davenport real estate experience.
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