College Park, Orlando Real EstateA neighborhood known more for its family-friendliness in previous years, College Park is becoming the "hip" family friendly community for people who want an affordable home near downtown Orlando. Known for the number of streets named for famous American colleges, this neighborhood has become a destination for those looking for unique shops and restaurants.
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It's not often that a neighborhood makes the switch from staid suburbia to trendy town, but it seems that College Park has done it. Long a haven for people looking to raise families in a safe area close to work, schools and recreation, this community is becoming known for its shopping and dining opportunities, as well as the local attractions. The Orlando Science Center, Orlando Museum of Art and Loch Haven Park bring people from all over the state to enjoy the various cultural and educational offerings.
College Park homes are largely bungalows built in the mid-1900s and homes built around the turn of the 20th century. Many of these homes have been renovated to modern standards, but it is still possible to find renovation projects in the area. With the growing popularity of the area, home values are likely to give one a return on their investment of time and money. The brick-lined streets and mature trees round out an attractive neighborhood to live in.
Commuting to and from College Park is relatively easy. Only 15 southbound miles separate this neighborhood from downtown Orlando, making commuting relatively fast and economical via Edgewater Drive or the I-4.