Helpful Info about the area and homes in Winter Park Florida by Todd Mowry Local Orlando Realtor

For some more information about the city and things to do in Winter Park see below…

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Summary of Winter Park Florida

 Winter Park Florida is located adjacent to Orlando Florida and has about 30,879 residents as of 2017. Winter Park, like Orlando is only 30-45 minutes from Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios.

The median home value is around 399,500.00

Median Rental price is 1183.00 per month

68% of residents are owners and 32% are renters.

Winter Park ,FL was originally founded in the 1800’s as a retreat for well to do Northerners to relax in during the Winter months. Winter Park has a long, storied history and has been visited by the 4 U.S. Presidents; Chester a. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama.


The quiet town is often overlooked as an attraction or tourist destination, but the historic city has many beautiful places to see such as many beautiful lakes, public parks, historical places, museums and many places to shop. The picturesque city is well worth the visit if you are in the area.


Winter Park was voted by Niche.com as:

#5 of the best 378 Suburbs to live in Florida

#4 of the best 378 suburbs for young professionals in Florida

#24 of the best 378 suburbs to raise a family in in Florida

For more about Niche.com rankings and info click HERE.

For more info about Winter Park and things to do in the area click HERE.


History of Winter Park

One of the towns earliest inhabitants was David Mizell he bought 8 acres of land in 1858 and founded the town of Lake View on this land. The town was later named Osceola in 1870 and soon the activity brought in enough people that at the home of Col. E.B. Livingston was formed a post office, a grocery store and the later name change from Osceola to Winter Park in 1881. In 1885 Rollins College was founded and is the oldest 4 year college in Florida.  For more history of Winter Park click HERE.


If you are interested in moving to the Winter Park FL area or are looking to sell your home don’t hesitate to call for a free market report of the area so you can be armed with knowledge of your segment of the market.

If you have children and need more information about some schools in the area click HERE.

Not sure about Winter Park Yet and would like info about all Orange County Schools.. click HERE.

Orlando Homes For Sale Todd Mowry Realtor. Specializing in Real Estate in Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, Waterford Lakes and surrounding
I have over nine years of experience in advising buyers and sellers on how to make the most well informed decisions for themselves. Call or text me at 407-435-5220 even if you just need to ask a question from an experienced and dependable Realtor.

Published by Todd Your Local Realtor

Local Orlando Realtor for over 10 years. I love seeing the big smiles on the faces of my buyers and sellers when the transaction is complete. We as Realtors have a duty to our customers/client to help them along the journey of the transaction. Every owner is different and every transaction is different. Listening to my customers/clients is very important and helps me know and anticipate their needs, wants and desires in a home or whatever they need of me. I believe in a simple and honest approach to Real Estate, no sugar coating.

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