Winter Park, a vibrant city of about 30,000 residents, is located just minutes north of Downtown Orlando in Orange County, Florida. One of Florida's finest cities, Winter Park is famous for its stately trees, abundant parks, brick-lined streets, spectacular mansions, museums, vibrant lakes and fine dining and shopping along Park Avenue. (more)
The city was originally named Lakeview in 1858 and renamed Osceola in 1870. Eleven years later, the name Winter Park was chosen by its founders Loring Chase and Oliver Chapman. Tourists originally came to the city to enjoy Winter Park's beautiful lakes, warm temperatures and natural surroundings. Today, residents and visitors alike can appreciate these same amenities in addition to great restaurants, museums, entertainment, theater, outdoor activities, festivals and much more.
Winter Park consists of several neighborhoods, including Chateaux du Lac, College Quarter, Hannibal Square, Lake Killarney, Orwin Manor, Park Grove, Sevilla, Waterbridge and Windsong. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums in an array of sizes, styles and prices, historic homes, as well as senior living apartments.
Academic institutions, A-rated public as well as private schools, are available for children in grades K-12 as well as higher education opportunities, including the nation's premiere liberal arts college, Rollins College and Full Sail University, a private college with an emphasis on the entertainment and gaming industries.
Winter Park Homes for Sale
Winter Park is predominantly made up of single-family homes. Home prices in the Winter Park zip code, 32789, typically range from $200,000 for a small older starter home, to several millions for custom homes with a lake view and many amenities. Currently, average listing prices for properties in Winter Park in the 32789 zip code hover in the $800,000 range. Condominiums and townhomes in Winter Park range from around $150,000 to just under $2 million. Land parcels are available for those interested in custom building.
Winter Park, Florida Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Winter Park Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of February 23rd, 2019: homes priced around $715,759 compared to $712,778 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Saturday, February 23rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.