Winter Haven okay’s building of 222 new single-family houses

The 2020-21 budget being pushed forward by the Winter Haven City Commission spends 7.3% more than the current year. [PIERRE DUCHARME/THE LEDGER]

The 2020-21 finances being pushed ahead by the Winter Haven Metropolis Fee spends 7.3% greater than the present 12 months. [PIERRE DUCHARME/THE LEDGER]

WINTER HAVEN — Winter Haven Metropolis Commissioners unanimously accredited plans for 2 new neighborhoods Monday evening, totaling 222 new residential models.

The primary subdivision is Eagle Touchdown Part 2, which is a 16.74-acre improvement “typically situated south of Eagle Lake Loop Street and west of the CSX Railroad Tracks.” The ultimate plat was submitted by Eloise Loop Growth, LLC.

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Ultimate plans for the subdivision embrace 82 constructing heaps and two frequent heaps, in response to town’s abstract of the ultimate plat. The 2 frequent heaps are a landscaper buffer adjoining to the CSX railroad tracks and one space of open house. The subdivision can have a density of 5 models per acre.

The final plat for Eagle Landing Phase 2, a subdivision approved by the Winter Haven City Commission Monday night.

The ultimate plat for Eagle Touchdown Part 2, a subdivision accredited by the Winter Haven Metropolis Fee Monday evening.

The subdivision has an estimated taxable worth of $14.35 million, in response to metropolis workers.

Commissioners additionally accredited last plans for the Villamar Part 4 Subdivision, which consists of 46.13 acres “situated north of Cunningham Street, roughly 4,300 toes west of County Street 653.” The ultimate plat was submitted by VMAR DEV, LLC.

This neighborhood has 140 constructing heaps and 7 frequent heaps devoted to stormwater administration, in response to town. The neighborhood can have a density of three models per acre and has an estimated taxable worth of $24.5 million.

Each neighborhoods are single-family subdivisions.

Eagle Touchdown is being developed by Merely Ryan Properties. In response to the developer’s web site, the houses will hit the market in early spring and can be priced beginning within the mid $200,000 vary.

The final plat for Villamar Phase 4, a subdivision approved by city commissioners Monday night.

The ultimate plat for Villamar Part 4, a subdivision accredited by metropolis commissioners Monday evening.

The Villamar neighborhood is being developed by Highland Properties. In response to the Highland Properties web site, the fourth part of the event is presently being constructed out to hitch the “lakefront neighborhood” with “resort-style facilities” that’s “located on the shores of Crystal Lake.” Villamar presents one and two-story single-family houses with as much as six bedrooms.

Properties listed on the web site begin at $250,900 for a 1,301 sq. toes, three-bedroom, two-bath family and go as much as $375,900 for a 3,141 sq. toes, five-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath dwelling.

New Carlton Arms improvement will see vote subsequent assembly

On Monday, metropolis commissioners additionally had a primary studying of an ordinance that may clear the best way for the brand new Carlton Arms improvement on Cypress Gardens Boulevard, The Carlton at Lake Dexter.

The proposed improvement, which confronted challenges from close by residents on the Planning Fee stage, can be situated east of Lake Dexter and roughly 1,000 toes north of Cypress Gardens Boulevard.

Beforehand: A 300-unit Carlton Arms condominium advanced deliberate close to Cypress Gardens Boulevard

The overall improvement is located on 38.63 acres however the developer, The Mahaffey Firm, proposed to construct 300 condominium models on 22.36 acres, yielding a density of 13.41 models per acre.

The Mahaffey Firm purchased the property for this upcoming improvement with an present deliberate unit improvement situation that units apart 5% of all constructed models for “reasonably priced housing.”

Carlton Arms in Winter Haven Fl. Wednesday January 13 ,  2021.  ERNST PETERS/ THE LEDGER

Carlton Arms in Winter Haven Fl. Wednesday January 13 , 2021. ERNST PETERS/ THE LEDGER

In response to a metropolis presentation on the matter at a Jan. 19 agenda assessment, to fulfill that requirement The Mahaffey Firm will need to have 15 models that fall underneath the US Division of Housing and City Growth’s normal of “reasonable housing,” which is 120% or much less of space median revenue.

The next charges must be met underneath these guidelines, in response to metropolis workers: $794 a month for a studio condominium, $799 a month for a one-bedroom, $1,023 a month for a two-bedroom and $1,375 a month for a three-bedroom.

The Mahaffey Firm mentioned that it has models accessible for lease in all of these classes that may meet these revenue necessities.

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Commissioner Brian Yates expressed concern, saying that the 5% requirement is meant to be for the size of the venture and that rents will inevitably rise quicker than revenue. He’s additionally involved reasonably priced housing will get decreased to simply studio or one-bedroom residences, limiting choices for bigger households.

Commissioners additionally expressed concern about site visitors spilling out from the event onto Cypress Gardens Boulevard with no site visitors mild.

Commissioners will vote on The Carlton at Lake Dexter improvement Feb. 14, following a public listening to.

Maya Lora could be reached with ideas or questions at [email protected] Observe her on Twitter @mayaklora.

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