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Saint Cloud

St. Cloud, FL Real Estate

Enjoy the pleasures of small town living with big city amenities when you buy homes for sale in Saint Cloud, FL. The city offers a laid-back lifestyle within close proximity of Central Florida’s best-known theme parks, shopping malls, and international airports.

Saint Cloud


St. Cloud is a small and unassuming city encompassing roughly nine square miles in northern Osceola County. What it lacks for size, it makes up for in natural beauty – it features nearly 2.5 miles of gorgeous lakefront and a well-maintained park system. Its vibrant downtown is lined with shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife options.

Located on the south banks of East Lake Tohopekaliga, the city offers a year-round vacation lifestyle with breathtaking scenery and pleasant weather. It lies about 26 miles southeast of Orlando, providing easy access to World Disney World Resort, The Florida Mall, The Mall at Millenia, Orlando International Airport, and other world-class attractions and amenities. It is surrounded by the City of Kissimmee to the northwest and Narcoossee Road to the northeast.

13th Street serves the city’s main commercial corridor with a high concentration of shops, restaurants, and businesses at the intersection of Old Canoe Creek Road. Downtown St. Cloud spans the areas from 13th Street all the way to City Hall at 9th Street.

St. Cloud was a raw sugar manufacturing hub with the St. Cloud Plantation at East Lake Toho in the late 1800s. It was founded as a retirement community for Civil War Union veterans in 1909 hence the nickname “The Friendly Soldier City”. A majority of the city’s north-south streets were named for the states in which Union Army veterans served and still retain these names today. It was incorporated as a city in 1911 with its boundaries expanding via voluntary annexation over the years. The downtown area still features several historic old buildings from the early 1910s along 9th and 10th streets.


An overview of the housing market

St. Cloud offers a wide range of single-family homes and duplexes. Some of the most coveted homes for sale in Saint Cloud, FL are waterfront homes and homes with water views. The housing market has an excellent mix of older and new construction homes by leading builders like D.R. Horton, Jones Homes U.S.A., Lennar Homes, Meritage Homes, and Pulte Homes. Prevalent architectural styles include Ranch, Mediterranean, and Contemporary.

Homes for sale in Saint Cloud, FL are sought for their spaciousness, craftsmanship, and proximity to East Lake Toho. Most of the land within city limits is zoned for single-family residential development. St. Cloud’s residential areas are divided into two zones, namely the traditional grid pattern next to East Lake Toho and the suburban area south of Nolte Road.

Residential areas are categorized as being inside or outside the grid, which retains the original street pattern of the old town with regular blocks ranging in size from 1.7 to 3.5 acres. Outside the historic grid, the suburban section of the city offers single-family home developments with newer and larger properties.

Notable neighborhoods and gated communities include:

  • Ashton
  • Enclave at Harmony
  • Harmony
  • Holopaw Country Estates
  • Lancaster Park East
  • Lorraine Estates
  • Silver Springs
  • Twin Lakes
  • Weslyn Park

Contact My New Home Outlet for more information on neighborhoods and homes for sale in St. Cloud, FL.



St. Cloud’s population is 66,098 based on 2023 census estimates. It is presently the 55th largest city in the state with an annual population growth rate of 3.73%. Notable residents include the late NFL player David Cianelli, former Major League Baseball (MLB) coach Stanley Joseph Boroski, country music star Sam Riggs, and Total Nonstop Action (TNA) wrestler Jesse Neal.

St. Cloud is primarily known as a suburb of Orlando. It’s a community-oriented city with gated neighborhoods, reputable schools, and first-rate amenities. What sets it apart from the neighboring cities of Orlando and Kissimmee is its laid-back atmosphere. St. Cloud’s homespun charm and relaxed lifestyle offers respite from the fast-paced and touristy areas of the Orlando Metro.


St. Cloud residents experience long, warm summers and short, wet, and mostly cloudy winters. Temperatures typically range from 52°F to 90°F throughout the year, rarely falling below 38°F or going over 94°F. Some of the best months for outdoor activities in the city are early-March to mid-May as well as mid-October through early-December.


Homes for sale in Saint Cloud, FL are prized for their location and accessibility. The city is located approximately 13 miles from St. Cloud is Orlando (MCO) Airport and about 17 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO). The city is situated along US Route 192, east of the Florida Turnpike. US Route 192 extends for 181 miles throughout Florida. Most residents get around by car though the Metro Bus operates several fixed bus routes in St. Cloud.


Top employers include Nielsen Holdings, Orlando Utilities Commission, Quest Diagnostics, Sherwin-Williams, and Verizon Wireless. The largest industries are retail trade, educational services, and healthcare and assistance.


St. Cloud is served by the School District of Osceola County. The district supports over 69,000 students from kindergarten to 12th grade across 60 public schools. Schools in and around St. Cloud include:

  • Canoe Creek K-8
  • Hickory Tree Elementary School
  • Neptune Elementary School
  • Osceola Virtual School
  • St. Cloud Elementary School
  • St. Cloud Middle School
  • St. Cloud High School
  • St. Cloud Preparatory Academy

Click here for a full list of schools under the School District of Osceola County.


  • East Lake Tohopekaliga, or East Lake Toho for short, spans 11,968 acres and is the second largest lake that is located entirely within Osceola County. Surrounded by marshy shores, the lake is a popular boating destination and fishing spot for bass and barramundi.
  • Lakefront Park features a sandy beach, fishing pier, marina, splash pad, outdoor volleyball court, pavilions, BBQ grills, and over two miles of walking and cycling paths.
  • O.P. Johnson Park has a playground, picnic pavilion, and basketball and tennis courts.
  • Peghorn Nature Park & Trails features a playground, community gardens, and recreational trails.
  • Ralph V. Chisholm Park is a waterfront park with a beach area, lighted boat ramp, playground, softball field, volleyball area, and hiking and horseback riding trails.
  • Civic Center Complex features two gymnasiums spanning 10,000 square feet. Its recreational facilities also include a heated pool, splash pad, playground, multi-purpose fields, outdoor basketball courts, major and senior baseball fields.
  • St. Cloud Community Center & Special Needs Evacuation Shelter offers a wide range of fitness and dance classes along with mahjong and shuffleboard.
  • Royal St. Cloud Golf Links offers 27 holes of world-class golf amidst landscaped greens and breathtaking scenery. It also has an on-site restaurant, Stone Bridge Tavern, which serves Tex-Mex and Southern fare.
  • St. Cloud Heritage Museum harbors artifacts, photos, and records that date back to the city’s origins.
  • Historic Main Street encompasses about four blocks north of US Route 192 and features modern art murals and several buildings that date back to the late 1880s and early 1900s. Historic structures and post-historical markers include the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Memorial Hall, Sugarbelt Railway building, and Fisk Funeral Home & Crematorium.
  • The Hamilton Disston Sugar Plantation Historical Marker stands on the former site of Hamilton Disston’s sugar mill and sugarcane plantation.

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Ready to find the perfect home in St. Cloud? Get in touch with My New Home Outlet at 407.809.8198, send an email, or fill out this contact form to find homes for sale in Saint Cloud, FL and the surrounding areas. Victor Rivera and Nuria Laso specialize in new home construction and listings with over 20 years of experience. As a dynamic husband-and-wife team, they make the buying and selling process smoother and more enjoyable for all their clients.

Victor is a licensed Broker and Certified New Home Specialist with a background in finance while Nuria is a Certified International Property Specialist and Realtor with in-depth knowledge of Florida’s new home system. As long-term residents of Lake Nona, they understand the needs and concerns of buyers in search of the finest new construction homes in the area.

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