Dr. Phillip Phillips came to Central Florida in the late 1800’s and started what would become one of the most successful citrus growing companies in the state. His degree in medicine not only made him a cutting-edge purveyor of citrus canning improvements, but also a philanthropist whose charitable contributions continue today.
Doctor Phillips charities have provided more than 170 million dollars in support for the Central Florida area since his death in the late 1950’s. The name recognition and goodwill with the Doctor Phillips name continue today with the neighborhood, consistently voted as one of the best suburbs to live in the entire state of Florida.
This area neighbors Universal Studios and lies just minutes from Walt Disney World. Convenient to I-4 and “Restaurant Row” on Dr. Phillips Boulevard, the area’s Big Sand Lake and Spring Lake offer magnificent waterfront properties throughout the community of around 10,000.
And then, there’s the best of golf. Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge, Orange Tree Golf Club, and Shingle Creek Golf Club are just the highlights of some of the premier play in Central Florida.
For those who want dining and entertainment, water sports and outdoor living, or 18 holes and lunch at the club, there is something for everyone. And, the homes of the area offer a great myriad of options as well. Large lots, private entrances, gated communities and beautifully built townhomes and condos are just a few of the choices. Because of its perfect location, investment in a vacation home is ideal. And, for those wanting to settle in this upscale area will find the best schools and the easiest commute in the Orlando area. Just as Doctor Phillips planned to continue giving to his community forever, the area named for him gives residents choices for truly fulfilling life.