Orlando Real Estate

History of Orlando

By 1840, Fort Gatlin was built to protect settlers at the height of the Seminole Wars. The Jernigan family established the first permanent settlement in 1840. In 1856, the community officially changed its name from Jernigan to Orlando, where in 1875 it was incorporated into the Town of Orlando and became a city in 1885.
Downtown Orlando is built on land formerly owned by cattle king Jacob Summerlin. The Francis Epps family also contributed significantly to the growth and quality of life in the City of Orlando.
This bustling hub as Florida’s citrus industry evolved into an international tourist destination during the 20th century. Far from its citrus roots, 21st century Orlando’s diverse economy now offers cutting edge, high-tech careers in fields like simulation and training, digital media, life sciences and modeling, tourism and hospitality industries.

Read more about the City of Orlando, Acerca de Orlando, in Spanish.

Population

City of Orlando reports population of 260,168 for 2014, up 22,000 from the 2010 Census.

Median Income

Median household income for 2014 was $44,973.

City Ratings and Awards

World’s Tallest Roller Coaster, Women’s Soccer, Brightline Coming

Skyplex will feature a 570-foot tall roller coaster with a zipline, surf park, hotel, restaurants and shopping.
Orlando Pride, the tenth franchise in the National Women’s Soccer League, is coming in 2016.

City Amenities

Lake Eola – Named after Robert Summerlin’s departed sweetheart, there are several historical monuments there such as:
  • The Eola House
  • The Amphitheater
  • The Chinese Ting
  • The Battle of the Bulge
  • Japanese Rock Garden
  • The Sperry Fountain
  • The Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain, the iconic symbol of Orlando

Other City of Orlando amenities include:

  • Orlando Science Center
  • Leu Gardens
  • Greenwood Cemetary
  • Florida Citrus Bowl
  • University of Central Florida and 25-plus private institutions
  • Orlando Magic
  • Orlando City Soccer
  • Lynx, Lymmo, Sunrail, Amtrak, three airports
  • Convenient to I-4, Florida’s Turnpike, I-75
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater
  • Fine Arts Museums
  • Four major shopping malls
  • Five-star hotels, fine dining
  • Church Street Station
  • Water sports

Major Events & Venues in Orlando

  • Absolutely Avalon in the Spring
  • 12th Annual July 4th Celebration in 2016 – Fireworks, Apple Pie Bake Off, Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • Avalon Aglow in the Winter
  • Movie Under the Stars – Free to residents, bring your own chair or blanket for monthly movies beginning in September each year. Closed during the rainy summer months, movies start at dark o’clock with local vendors the rest of the year.
  • Annual Gala – Themed Charity Event November
  • Annual Chili Cook Off

Avalon Park real estate is made up single-family homes, condos and townhouses. With over 500,000 square feet planned for commercial use in a high-traffic area, and its close proximity to University of Central Florida and Central Florida Research Park, Downtown Avalon Park could be the perfect location to start your own business or relocate your home office. A knowledgeable, experienced Avalon Park real estate agent is standing by to assist you in locating just the right home or real estate to build your dream Avalon Park home or company.

Orlando Real Estate for Sale

$25,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
12
BEDS
15
TOTAL BATHS
14,706
SQFT
9291 Point Cypress Drive
Orlando, FL 32836
Cypress Point Ph 02 Subdivision
$16,385,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
8,214
SQFT
10224 Summer Meadow Way
Orlando, FL 32836
Golden Oak Ph 3 Subdivision
$9,100,000
Land For Sale
Pending
6.12
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
2501 W Taft Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32837
 
$8,900,000
Land For Sale
Active
61.39
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
Moss Park Road
Orlando, FL 32832
 
$8,112,500
Land For Sale
Pending
32.45
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Willis R Mungers Land Sub Subdivision
$6,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
10
TOTAL BATHS
9,764
SQFT
9236 Bay Point Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Bay Point Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$6,200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
8
TOTAL BATHS
9,609
SQFT
13337 Kirby Smith Road
Orlando, FL 32832
 
$6,000,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.41
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
6440 Canada Avenue
Orlando, FL 32819
International Cove Subdivision
Price Change - yesterday
$5,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
7
TOTAL BATHS
7,740
SQFT
8506 Lake Nona Shore Drive
Orlando, FL 32827
Lake Nona Estates Subdivision
$5,795,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BEDS
10
TOTAL BATHS
12,000
SQFT
9011 Mayfair Pointe Drive
Orlando, FL 32827
Lake Nona Estates Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$5,700,000
Land For Sale
Active
9.8
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
Wildwood Avenue
Orlando, FL 32821
Willis R Mungers Land Sub Subdivision
$5,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
5,730
SQFT
7625 Clarcona Ocoee Road
Orlando, FL 32818
 
$5,450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
7
TOTAL BATHS
10,676
SQFT
5434 Osprey Isle Lane
Orlando, FL 32819
Isle of Osprey At Dr Phillips Subdivision
$5,000,000
Land For Sale
Active
76.51
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
12700 S Orange
Orlando, FL 32824
 
$4,500,000
Land For Sale
Active
8.77
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
5640 Santa Rosa Drive
Orlando, FL 32807
Lakeside Estates Subdivision
$4,500,000
Land For Sale
Active
4.5
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
7240 Pershing
Orlando, FL 32822
 
$4,500,000
Land For Sale
Active
2.06
ACRES
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
15065 State Road 535
Orlando, FL 32821
Willis R Mungers Land Sub Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$3,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
7
TOTAL BATHS
6,662
SQFT
9202 Cromwell Park Place
Orlando, FL 32827
Lake Nona Estates Subdivision
$3,499,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
6,446
SQFT
10300 Pocket Lane
Orlando, FL 32836
Willis R Mungers Land Sub Subdivision
$3,495,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
5,000
SQFT
601 E Jackson Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Wilmotts Plan Subdivision

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