Welcome to Winter Garden FL. Winter Garden Florida is one of Florida’s most amazing cities. This town is located around 13 miles due west of the downtown portion of Orlando. Winter Garden is in the 34787 zip-code.
Of course there are always beautiful homes for sale here. if you are interested in viewing the ones available and lots of information on the neighborhoods and benefits of each community visit the link above.
The lifestyle enjoyed here is like no other place in Florida. Winter Garden is an amazing city and of course Downtown Winter Garden only makes things better. For more information on the local lifestyle visit the above linked page.
The real estate market here is fairly strong. People love it here and many choose to lease their homes instead of selling them. If you are in need of any type of real estate service you have come to the right place,
Yes, this charming little city is a great place to live. Although not the most famous city in Florida Winter Garden is well on its’ way to being the most desirable place to live other than a couple of oceanfront cities. Fine arts, historic arts, local vendors at the market all make this a great home.
Downtown Winter Garden is the part of the town that truly shines while Plant Street still reflecting the culture and history of Winter Garden. The downtown area is in the northern part of the 34787 zip-code and is located on Plant Street. The government buildings, shops, restaurants, fine arts and museums can provide residents or tourist hours of enjoyment. Very few cities have anything that can match Downtown Winter Garden.
Plant Street runs through the center of Downtown Winter Garden. Along the sides of Plant Street you will see shops, two museums, places to get a cold drink and historic places for dining or enjoy some people watching.
The West Orange Trail runs through the center of Plant Street and Centennial Plaza. Downtown Winter Garden is also where you will find the weekly downtown Farmers Market. Shopping for locally grown produce, arts, dining, homemade soaps by vendors can be done there. If you enjoy live music this area has lots of live music and entertainment at events.
Winter Garden is actually much smaller than the entire 34787 zip code. In northern Winter Garden for example part of Oakland FL is actually within the 34787 zip code. As you go further south there are several other unincorporated areas generally recognized as Winter Garden. The main post office for the 34787 zip code is in Winter Garden. Many visit just for Winter Garden Village.
Horizon West (link above) is in the southern portion of the 34787 zip-code. This area is also referred to as Winter Garden and residents have a Winter Garden mailing address. Horizon West is a joint project undertaken by Orange County, Walt Disney World and other participating cities.
What is so special about this area? Much of it is within a 3-5-mile radius of the castle in Disney’s Magic Kingdom. For those who love Disney, shopping, fine homes and modern conveniences it is just hard to beat this part of Winter Garden. The housing market is this area is unlike any market.
The area today known as Winter Garden began it's history around the year of 1850. You will see some of the original pioneers of the city have their names associated with landmarks such as streets, named lakes and even communities. Those pioneers include the Dunaway, Reams, Roper, Speer and Stark families. You will find this charming town on the national registry.
In 1888 the Orange Belt Railway construction was completed. This 152-mile-long railroad connected St Petersburg north to Sanford Florida passing along the south side of Lake Apopka and Winter Garden. If you know where to look you can still find parts of the tracks along the West Orange Trail. This part of history allowed both products and people to be transported to and from the city of Winter Garden. At one point the railroad was owned by Henry B Plant (1895) which Plant Street is named after.
In 1908 Winter Garden became an official town. It was formally incorporated as a city in 1925. During this era until around 1960 many people including celebrities came to fish in Lake Apopka and the nearby lakes. After the lake became polluted this ceased but now the lake is in the recovery stage with bright hopes for the future. The history of Winter Garden is of interest but the culture what the city markets.
The town has many new construction communities. Not all are in Horizon West although the largest certainly are. The downtown area southward has been flourishing for decades and has many exceptional communities filled with new construction homes near shopping and main roads for commuting. Some of the finer communities in north Winter Garden FL are even closer to Orlando.
Winter Garden is a short drive to Disney and Western Orlando. The west side of Orlando Florida where Winter Gardens is not only bordering Disney but the local turnpike makes even dining and entertainment in Downtown Orlando easier.
South Winter Garden also has much to market. This area is often referred to as Horizon West and includes areas with fishing, dining, a market and a large selection of entertainment options.
If you are going to be moving to this city reach out to us. We know this total area very well and would certainly would enjoy speaking with you. We can help facilitate your and with finding your new home, land or property. Thank you for researching Winter Garden Florida.