College Park Real Estate Community Information
Located just outside of downtown, College Park, Orlando is touted as a fusion of urban living with small town charm and feel. There are many fine retailers, great restaurants, and is known for its bungalow style homes. Deriving its name from its street names, such as Yale, Princeton, and Harvard, its close proximity to downtown makes it incredibly convenient and attractive to both young professionals and seniors. Here, you’ll discover long brick streets and majestic oak trees. With a mix of cozy bungalows and lakefront estates, there’s something for everyone.
About College Park Orlando
Edgewater Drive is a place to discover new retail experiences and College Park is home to Lake Silver, Lake Concord, Lake Adair, Lake Sarah, Lake Daniel, Lake Fairview, and Lake Ivanhoe Park. Enjoy a day on the links at Dubsdread Golf Course, or, check out the many types of exciting fare offered by local restaurants. One of the most popular neighborhoods in Orlando, College Park is where you’ll find trendy boutiques, plenty of outdoor recreation, and good schools. It’s only 16 miles northwest of Orlando International Airport, making travel in-and-out of the area a cinch. It’s also only just over 20 miles from Walt Disney World and 3 short miles from downtown.
Residential homes in College Park range in price from $150,000 to over $3,00,000. John Ericsson, a local citrus grower, was the first to build a home and it thrived in the real estate boom of the 1920’s. Houses have been built since the Roaring Twenties and more new construction is currently underway. With seven lakes in College Park, there’s plenty of choice for lakeside living and much to explore and enjoy in Princeton Park community center, Dartmouth Park, and Mathews Park. Local schools include Lake Silver Elementary, Lee Middle School, and Edgewater High School.
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