Maitland has a rich history that goes back to 1838 when the town was established as Fort Maitland by the U.S. Army at the height of the Seminole Wars.
It is one of Central Florida’s oldest incorporated municipalities.
Through the years, Maitland has grown from an orange-growing community to a modern city with a diverse economy.
Despite being highly urbanized, Maitland has lovingly preserved its historical roots and gorgeous natural features. Withlakes and wooded areas, Maitland is a relaxing place to come home to after a busy day at work.Even better, Maitland is easily accessible via I-4, making the commute to work convenient.
Some of the city’s biggest employers are corporate giants like EA Tiburon and Worldwide Brands, which are headquartered at Maitland Avenue.
The city has several excellent schools, and is a favorite vacation spot with its mild climate, natural beauty, and proximity to major theme parks.
Maitland, FL Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Maitland has attracted the affluent over the years, making luxury properties top draws in the area.
However, housing options vary widely, allowing buyers to find a place to live that matches their lifestyle preferences and budget, including:
- A large number of homes built in the 1950s to the 1970s
- Plenty of newer homes
- Renovated historical homes with updated features
Architectural styles and features vary as well. You’ll find homes with elegant palladian windows, along with English Tudor homes surrounded by oak trees and fronting a picturesque lake.
Vacant lakefront lots are also available for those who wish to build their homes from the ground up.
Aside from Maitland’s location, rich history, and natural features, the city has a wealth of attractions, including:
- The Mayan Revival-style Maitland Art Center
- Enzian Theater, which is home to the Florida Film Festival
- Maitland Historical Museum and Maitland Telephone Museum
- Community parks such as Bellamy Park and the Jim Houzer Azalea Garden
- Maitland’s historical corridor encompassing century-old homes that are still standing
To inquire about properties in this community, call Orlando Realtor Chris Quarles at 407.540.7040 or email Chris@ChrisQuarles.com.
Homes for Sale – Maitland, FL
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