Dr. Phillips was established by a citrus farmer named Doc & Della Phillips. They struck it rich in the 1920’s and built their home on the land that encompassed what is now Conroy Windermere Road to Sand Lake Road. This property remained in the family until most of it was sold in the 1950’s to the Minute Maid company. The remaining property was sold to the developers of Bay Hill and other nearby communities.
Much of the early residential growth in the area can be attributed to the building of Disney World and Lockheed Martin nearby.
The original communities included Bay Hill, Sand Lake Hills, and Bay Lakes at Granada. Numerous other communities arose since then and have contributed to the thriving area known as Dr. Phillips.
The shopping district on Sand Lake Road commonly referred to as “restaurant row” was added in the new millennium and has made Dr. Phillips even more desirable.
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