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610 YAK COURT
610 YAK COURT
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
Starting at $1,095
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14201 INDIAN CREEK DRIVE
14201 INDIAN CREEK DRIVE
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,095
Starting at $1,025
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502 PRESTWICK PLACE
502 PRESTWICK PLACE
Poinciana, FL
2 Bedrooms
$1,025
Starting at $1,200
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857 GRAND CANAL DRIVE
857 GRAND CANAL DRIVE
Poinciana, FL
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
Starting at $1,300
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462 LARK COURT
462 LARK COURT
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
Starting at $1,450
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716 WEDGE LANE
716 WEDGE LANE
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
Starting at $1,200
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445 SPIKE COURT
445 SPIKE COURT
Poinciana, FL
4 Bedrooms
$1,200
Starting at $1,300
Updated 4 days ago
22 Perch Drive
22 Perch Drive
Poinciana, FL
4 Bedrooms
$1,300
Starting at $1,349
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321 Drum Lane
321 Drum Lane
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,349
Starting at $1,275
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707 Waxwing Drive
707 Waxwing Drive
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
Starting at $950
Updated 5 days ago
1734 Coriander Dr
1734 Coriander Dr
Poinciana, FL
2 Bedrooms
$950
Starting at $999
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305 Miami Lane
305 Miami Lane
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$999
Starting at $1,550
Updated 6 days ago
340 CIMARRON COURT
340 CIMARRON COURT
Poinciana, FL
4 Bedrooms
$1,550
Starting at $1,200
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1904 Drum Dr
1904 Drum Dr
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
Starting at $950
Updated 7 days ago
720 BOBCAT COURT
720 BOBCAT COURT
Poinciana, FL
2 Bedrooms
$950
Starting at $1,100
Updated 8 days ago
742 Leopard Court
742 Leopard Court
Poinciana, FL
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
Starting at $1,300
Updated 12 days ago
1902 HURON WAY
1902 HURON WAY
Poinciana, FL
4 Bedrooms
$1,300
Starting at $1,200
Updated 15 days ago
425 DANUBE WAY
425 DANUBE WAY
Poinciana, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
Starting at $1,525
Updated 19 days ago
706 BITTERN WAY
706 BITTERN WAY
Poinciana, FL
5 Bedrooms
$1,525
Starting at $1,300
Updated 25 days ago
1902 Huron Way
1902 Huron Way
Poinciana, FL
4 Bedrooms
$1,300
Starting at $1,900
Updated 5 days ago
3930 PORT SEA PLACE
3930 PORT SEA PLACE
Kissimmee, FL
5 Bedrooms
$1,900
Starting at $1,700
Updated 17 days ago
2351 WALNUT CANYON DRIVE
2351 WALNUT CANYON DRIVE
Kissimmee, FL
5 Bedrooms
$1,700
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Camden Town Square
2951 Mallory Cir
Kissimmee, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,199
2 Bedrooms
$1,409
3 Bedrooms
$1,979
Between I-4 and Central Florida GreeneWay, next to US 192. Close to Disney World, Falcon's Fire Golf Course, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Regal Oaks Resort. Pet-friendly apartments with paw spa, zen garden, recycling pickup at your door, in-unit laundry, tropical swimming pool.
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The Gate
1550 Calder Blvd
Four Corners, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,309
2 Bedrooms
$1,440
3 Bedrooms
$1,875
Located in downtown ChampionsGate, near medical offices and restaurants. Ample on-site amenities including a large clubhouse, cyber cafe, outdoor living room and poolside cabana. Bark park for pets.
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City GuidePoinciana

Gulf America Corportation developed and planned Poinciana, Florida back in the 1960s with the intent of attracting retirees; but be at east, Poinciana has something to entice all ages.

Not a town or a city, Poinciana can be described as a settlement that is not satisfied to be part of just one county. Instead, it spans more than 35 square miles, has over 64,000 residents, and cheats by being a part of both Osceola County and Polk County. If you include the adjoining areas that make up the Greater Poinciana area, the population rises to over 80,000 people. This might not impress those of you used to bright lights and big cities, but considering that the population was around 8,000 before, this influx of residents is jaw-dropping.

Moving to Poinciana

If all you want out of a place to live is proximity to Mickey Mouse and Disney Princesses, Poinciana will have an almost magnetic appeal. The settlement is less than 40 miles from Disney World. Take heart, however. If giant mice, honey-addicted bears, and constant hordes of tourists aren't your thing, Poinciana still has plenty to offer (and most tourists like to stay closer to Disney anyway).

Despite its beginnings as a destination for people in the retirement years, Poinciana's population has a median age of just 35 years young. The average household consists of 3.13 (whatever the .13 means). Quite a few have children, so if you have crumb snatchers, you won't be an oddball in a sea of empty nesters.

Real estate here is relatively expensive. The relative means you will thank your lucky stars for the prices if you hail from someplace like New York City or Los Angeles. If you're hoping for prices around or less than the national average, though, you probably won't find that here. Though rents can exceed national averages in some areas, you can also find some apartments for rent that blend right in with the country's average and won't bleed you dry for cash.

About 40 percent of the population here are renters, so property owners are pretty familiar with the difference between good tenant material and a gut-wrenching eviction waiting to happen. Don't expect fast talking and a Colgate smile to get you that all bills paid apartment you want. Instead, you'll need to show up with proof of income and good employment and rental history references. Take your checkbook, so you can plunk down at least one month's rent when you find the apartment of your dreams, and brace yourself for a credit check. Most landlords want to rent to people with good credit, but because of the area's 20-percent vacancy rate, you might negotiate your way in despite credit blemishes. This is especially true if you have pay stubs that demonstrate your ability to pay and you're willing to offer extra in the way of a deposit. You know what they say about money talking and all that jazz.

Neighborhoods

Poinciana isn't separated into distinct neighborhoods like many other communities are. Instead, the divisions here are much more subtle. The settlement is described as having several villages, however, so you can get some idea of how much it will cost to live in various parts of town. The dividing lines are not easy to see, so visiting one village may feel pretty much like visiting just about any other part of this settlement.

Poinciana Village 1: This village has a population mostly made up of families without children, though you'll still find close to 3,000 households with those tiny creatures. As far as housing is concerned, you'll find a lot of single-family homes and townhomes interspersed with small apartment buildings and smaller apartment complexes. The cost of living here and the crime rates are relatively low. $$

Poinciana Village 2: Poinciana Village 2 has a population reaching into the 30,000s and a number of households with children. Even in this community, however, families without children outnumber those with little tykes. In fact, about 4,000 households have little crumb snatchers running around versus the more than 6,000 that do not. Crime rates here can be a bit higher than in some other parts of town, but you can find deals on apartments to rent.$$$

Poinciana Village 3: What can anyone say about this part of town? It offers single-family homes, townhomes, and some apartment rentals and is a pretty decent place to raise a family because of its lower crime rates and relatively low cost of living.$$$

Solvita: This area is designated for the older set. If you're at least 55 years old and hoping to live the good life with a wide range of amenities, including indoor jogging tracks, fishing, golf, lighted tennis courts, and concierge services, this one is for you. Don't expect to find a bunch of apartment complexes, though. This wooded community offers a lot of single-family homes and townhomes. It even has some villas. Apartment buildings? Not so much. $$$$

Living in Poinciana

When you choose this community, expect to look around and see lots of newer residences. This area doesn't have a lot of older homes, though you will find some that were built in the 70s and 90s. Most homes are owner occupied, but thanks to the area's higher vacancy rates and seasonal renters, you'll find good company with other renters and see new faces from time to time.

If you're not moving to the area as part of your retirement master plan, you will have to get back and forth to work. Commute times depend on which village you call home but tend to hover around 45 minutes to an hour each way. The longer commute times are probably responsible for their fair share of blood pressure spikes, and road rage rears its ugly head, even here in suburbia. If you're like 75 percent of people in this settlement, you'll find yourself shelling out the big bucks for fuel and driving to work alone. However, if you're outgoing and willing to rub elbows with your fellow man and sit rather close to your neighbors, you might get in on some carpool action like about 20 percent of residents do.

Poinciana is diverse and has residents in wide range of occupations. You'll find both white-collar and blue-collar workers here. Some primary occupational areas include sales, management, and manufacturing. Many professionals call this community home as well.

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