Thirty-three acres of orange groves may become Dora Landings, Mount Dora’s newest residential development. The proposed 129-home subdivision lies between Pine Street and Limit Avenue with Grandview Street running down the middle.
The proposed master plan would transform the Simpson orange groves into a neighborhood with single-family homes that are a minimum of 1,200 square feet. The subdivision would have a net density of 4.16 houses per acre with lot sizes starting at 5,500 square feet. According to the City of Mount Dora, the project does not require a change in zoning.
Dora Landings site plan (click to enlarge)
The neighborhood would also have a recreation area for residents that is just over an acre and two retention ponds. Canopy trees and other plantings are shown on the plan to help buffer the subdivision from the street. Grandview Street would divide the subdivision almost in half and feature a sidewalk and landscaping on one side and canopy trees on both sides.
Aerial of proposed Dora Landings (Click to enlarge)
The proposed project will go before Mount Dora’s Planning and Zoning Board on December 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m at City Hall. It's expected to go to the City Council in January. Both meetings are open to the public.
The developer is Condev, based in Winter Park, which currently has residential projects in the Space Coast and the Lake Nona district of Orlando.