Winter Park, FL
Winter Park prides itself as a City of Culture and Heritage.
Founded in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a winter resort community for affluent northerners, Winter Park is indeed rich in history and tradition.
It is not only the city’s heritage that makes it an ideal place for family living. Its robust economy also attracts people who seek better employment and business opportunities.
In 2013, the median household income in Winter Park was about 23% higher than the state median.
Winter Park is also home to some of the best public and private schools in the country as well as prestigious Rollins College, one of the city’s top employers.
As a historic city, Winter Park features brick-paved streets lined with massive oak trees, turn-of-the-century buildings and infrastructures, and a number of museums and art galleries.
Nature lovers will also find Winter Park to be the perfect haven,with more than 70 parks within its borders. Major parks include the Mead Botanical Gardens, Kraft Azalea Gardens, and Central Park– considered the crown jewel of the city’s parks.
The city is also committed to being a pedestrian- and bike-friendly community, offering a walking and biking network that links neighborhoods to schools, parks, and other city attractions.
Winter Park, FL Real Estate and Homes for Sale
A large number of Winter Park homes were built between 1950 and 1980, giving them the charm of traditional single-family dwellings.
Sizes range from around 700 to 12,000 square feet, with the majority of the homes featuring 2 to 4 bedrooms.
Real estate types vary, and include:
- Luxury properties
- Affordable single-family homes
- Condos and townhouses
With many properties having mature gardens and landscaping, you can expect spacious homes surrounded by lush greens and manicured lawns.
The parks, museums, and pedestrian and bicycle trails in the city provide ample activities for Winter Park residents and visitors.
Other attractions and events include:
- Modern shopping centers, charming coffee shops, and restaurants along Park Ave. and the Winter Park Art Festival
- The world-famous attractions of nearby Greater Orlando
- Cultural events like the Florida Film Festival and the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
To inquire about properties in this community, call Orlando Realtor Chris Quarles at 407.540.7040 or email Chris@ChrisQuarles.com.
Homes for Sale in Winter Park, FL
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