Best Places to Live in the Orlando Florida Area
Are you looking for the Best Place to Live in the Orlando, Florida Area?
You are not alone. In fact, when our team begins working with a homebuyer who is unfamiliar with the Orlando area, we usually get a common question: “Which areas in Orlando are the best place to live?”
To answer this question for our customers and the thousands of people who use our website, we now “tag” the Towns, Neighborhoods, Areas of Town, and Zip Codes that our past customers love. Their satisfaction and our experience in these communities suggest they are truly “Great Places to Live.” Each page has a 5 Star Ranking tool that lets users show their agreement or disagreement by casting their vote on each community.
Since being a “Best Place to Live” is pretty subjective, you should use this page as an initial guide, not a promise that one community is better than any other. Only you know what makes a community “great” for you. Please contact us with any questions or for more information about the Orlando real estate market.
Best Neighborhoods to Live in the Orlando Florida Area
In Alphabetical Order:
101 Eola, Orlando Condos For Sale
101 Eola Condos in Orlando, Florida, is an upscale condo building in the sought-after South Eola/Thornton Park area in Downtown Orlando, and less than two blocks from all that Lake Eola has to offer. This spectacular 12-story building has it all, featuring some of downtown Orlando’s finest residences. Boasting open floor plans with stainless steel appliances and rich, marble accents. Located on the 5th-floor amenities deck are the large heated swimming pool and a separate hot tub. The building features a state-of-the-art fitness gym, a large clubhouse furnished with a pool table, two large-screen TVs, a wet bar, and many seating areas.
Alaqua Lakes, Longwood Homes For Sale
Alaqua Lakes in Longwood, Florida, is a guard-gated golf community of 475 luxury homes in Longwood, Florida. Alaqua Lakes is situated 16.5 miles north of downtown Orlando and 40.5 miles northeast of Disney World. Alaqua Lakes is considered one of the premier golf and country club communities in Seminole County, Florida.
Alaqua, Longwood Homes For Sale
Alaqua in Longwood, Florida, is a guard-gated luxury golf home community located in Longwood, Florida. Alaqua is situated 17 miles north of downtown Orlando and 41 miles northeast of Disney World. Alaqua is considered one of the premier golf and country club communities in Seminole County, Florida.
Avalon Park, Orlando Homes For Sale
Avalon Park in Orlando, Florida, is situated 17 miles east of downtown Orlando. Avalon Park Orlando, Florida, was built on the rich traditions of small-town life. Tree-lined streets, lakes, lush landscaping, rocking chair porches, and nearby schools, shops, and professional services were designed to evoke an ideal small-town America.
Baldwin Park, Orlando Homes For Sale
Baldwin Park in Orlando, Florida, has been carefully planned to create a definite sense of community. A Traditional Neighborhood Development, Baldwin Park has no gates or walls but blends seamlessly into the surrounding areas. It’s pedestrian-friendly with wide sidewalks. Homes are within easy walking distance of stores, offices, and restaurants. Parks, lakes, playgrounds, and common areas are other places to meet and socialize, making Baldwin Park one of the friendliest communities in Orlando, Florida.
Bay Hill, Orlando Homes For Sale
Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida, is a world-famous residential golf community located in the Dr. Phillips area in southwest Orlando, Florida. Bay Hill is situated 13 miles southwest of downtown Orlando, 15 miles northeast of Disney World, and is positioned on the eastern shore of the 1070-acre Lake Tibet, connecting to the Butler Chain of Lakes. Bay Hill real estate is sought-after for its world-class Bay Hill Club & Lodge and magnificent lakefront homes.
Bay Lakes at Granada Orlando Homes For Sale
Bay Lakes at Granada in Orlando, Florida, is a quiet community located in Orlando, Florida, sought-after Dr. Phillips area, near West Sand Lake Road and Apopka-Vineland Road, just south of the famous Bay Hill golf community, home to the world-famous Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament. Bay Lakes at Granada has two centrally located private lakes, Lake Sloat and Lake Tucker. The neighborhood includes a community park, a fishing pier, tennis courts, a basketball court, and playgrounds. Featuring 88 lakefront homes.
Bella Collina, Montverde Homes For Sale
Bella Collina in Montverde, Florida, is a guard-gated golf community of 800 luxury homes in Montverde, Florida. Bella Collina is situated 26 miles west of downtown Orlando and 20 miles northeast of Disney World. Bella Collina is considered one of the premier golf and country club communities in all of Central Florida.
Bella Vista, Longwood Homes For Sale
Bella Vista in Longwood, Florida, is a residential neighborhood of 108 homes located in Seminole County. Bella Vista is situated 14.5 miles northwest of Downtown Orlando and 35 miles northeast of Disney World. The homes in Bella Vista range in size from 2,500 to over 5,000 square feet and feature luxury Mediterranean-inspired architecture with tiled roofs.
Bellaria, Windermere Homes For Sale
Bellaria in Windermere, Florida, is a guard-gated luxury home community in Windermere, Florida. Bellaria is situated 20 miles southwest of downtown Orlando and 7 miles north of Disney World. Classic designs, expansive estates, and the perfect combination of privacy and convenience await the discerning buyer at Bellaria.
Berkshire Park, Windermere Homes For Sale
Berkshire Park in Windermere, Florida, is a residential community located in prestigious Windermere, Florida. Berkshire Park is a pleasant-looking community with large green spaces, several large ponds surrounded by walking paths, and a community pool in the center of the community. The community pool area has a cabana with bathrooms and a fenced-in tot-lot for the little ones.
Black Lake Park, Winter Garden Homes for Sale
Black Lake Park is a gated lakefront community located in Winter Garden, Florida. Situated just south of the Turnpike and Hwy 50 and north of 429, Black Lake Park offers quick access to downtown Orlando, Disney World, and other points of interest. The community features a park near the entrance with a large gazebo and gathering area.
Bluegrass Estates, Apopka Homes For Sale
Bluegrass Estates in Apopka, Florida, is a close-knit equestrian community of 52 homes located in Apopka, Florida. Bluegrass Estates is 20 miles northwest of downtown Orlando and 29 miles north of Disney World. The community features a gated entrance, a three-mile riding trail, and a thirty-acre shared pasture. The homes in Bluegrass Estates were built in 1986 – 2005 and are Mediterranean, contemporary, and equestrian in style.
ChampionsGate, Davenport Homes For Sale
ChampionsGate in Orlando (Davenport), Florida, is located six miles southwest of Disney World. Along with becoming one of Orlando’s most desired vacation destinations for Disney visitors, ChampionsGate is one of Orlando’s top golfing communities.
College Park, Orlando Homes For Sale
Located in Orlando, Florida, College Park is three miles northwest of downtown Orlando Florida, 16 miles northwest of the Orlando International Airport, and 21 miles northeast of Disney World. College Park is a local favorite because of its charming shops along Edgewater Drive, brick streets lined with large oak trees, and the Dubsdread Golf Course, which many consider the top public course in Orlando.
Best Zip Codes to Live in the Orlando Florida Area
In Numerical Order:
Zip Code 32703
Zip code 32703 is a zip code in Apopka, Florida—the Bear Lake, northeast Lake Apopka area, south of Hwy 436 & Hwy 441. Here are the homes for sale in … Continue
Zip Code 32708
Zip Code 32708 is a zip code in Winter Springs, Florida. The 32708 postal code is located northeast of Orlando, Florida. Here are the real estate listings of homes for … Continue
Zip Code 32714
Zip code 32714 is a zip code in Altamonte Springs, Florida—the western Altamonte area. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32714.
Zip Code 32746
Zip code 32746 is a zip code in Lake Mary, Florida. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32746.
Zip Code 32750
Zip code 32750 is a zip code in Longwood, Florida—the eastern Longwood area. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32750.
Zip Code 32751
Zip code 32751 is a zip code for Maitland, Florida. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32751.
Zip Code 32765
Zip code 32765 is a zip code in Oviedo Florida—just north of the University of Central Florida (UCF). Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32765.
Zip Code 32766
Zip code 32766 is a zip code in Oviedo Florida—the east side of Oviedo includes Chuluota Florida. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32766.
Zip Code 32776
Zip code 32776 is the zip code for Sorrento Florida. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32776.
Zip Code 32779
Zip code 32779 is a zip code in Longwood, Florida—the western Longwood area, which borders the Wekiva Conservation Area. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32779.
Zip Code 32789
Zip code 32789 is a zip code in Winter Park Florida—the eastern Winter Park area, including Park Ave and Rollins College. Here are the homes for sale in zip code … Continue
Zip Code 32801
Zip code 32801 is a zip code in Orlando Florida—the downtown Orlando area, east of Interstate 4. Below are the homes for sale in zip code 32801.
Zip Code 32804
Zip code 32804 is a zip code for Orlando Florida—the College Park area. Here are the homes for sale in zip code 32804.
Zip Code 32806
Zip code 32806 is a zip code in Orlando, Florida—the Delaney Park area, which is about 1 mile southeast of downtown Orlando, down to the north shore of Lake Conway. … Continue
Zip Code 32814
Zip code 32814 is a zip code in Orlando, Florida—the Baldwin Park area, which is about 4 miles northeast of downtown Orlando. Here are the homes for sale in zip … Continue
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