Winter Park, FLHomes for Sale and Neighborhoods
Around Winter Park
Winter Park is noted for its "Temple" orange, which is plentiful in this area. It is also known for its historical sites, including the Winter Park Public Library and Rollins College, both cornerstones of the community.
Cost of Living
The cost of living index in Winter Park, FL is higher than the national average, which is reflected in homeownership and property values. There are a number of neighborhoods, including Lake Killarney, Downtown Winter Park, Winter Park Pines, Quail Run and Windsong to name a few. Homes range from $300,000 to over $1M.
A car is needed to get around Winter Park, but if staying within the confines of the city, is bikeable. Although a small community, most activities are outside of the city boundaries, including work commutes. Due to its proximity right outside of Orlando, residents are just a car drive away from everything. Public transportation is plentiful due to the many attractions in the area, but is not widely used by residents. Winter Park is also in close proximity to major highways and other destinations around the state.
Education is a big part of Winter Park’s history, with well-known Rollins College at its helm. There are a number of top rated schools, such as Dommerich, Audubon Park and Brookshire elementary schools, Glenridge and Maitland middle schools, Winter Park and Lake Howell high schools, and a few charter schools in the area. All of these schools have high rankings from parents and GreatSchools.org, which further enhances the area and it's offerings for families. Parents are very active in educational and community activities, and with educational events take place throughout the year.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.
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