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Thornton Park is Downtown Orlando’s Favorite Neighborhood
Thornton Park is premier neighborhood located just east of Lake Eola in the heart of Downtown Orlando. With brick-lined streets, trendy commercial districts, and a European feel throughout, Thornton Park is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in all of Orlando.
This area is popular for both residents and visitors alike. Due to its prominent location and walk-ability, Thornton Park is a great neighborhood for those who have jobs downtown and don’t want to commute far for work. Even though the area is so close to the bustling city, it still holds plenty of small-town charm. Almost everything you could want is within walking distance; shops, dining, groceries, boutiques, nightlife, performing arts and a growing art scene.
Thornton Park Real Estate
Like many metropolitan cities, Orlando’s downtown area is in high demand for real estate, both residential and commercial. As you can imagine, the surrounding downtown neighborhoods are as well. Downtown’s outdoor living room, as we fondly refer to Lake Eola Park, is clearly Downtown Orlando’s most popular destination.
A premier condo tower found in Thornton Park is Thornton Park Central. Thornton Park Cental is a mid-rise condo building known as the forefront of the city’s initial urban development with Lake Eola park views. Enjoy the live, work, play lifestyle with neighbors like Starbucks and Soco.
Finding Your Dream Home in Thornton Park
Many of the single family homes found throughout Thornton Park are bungalow-style homes. However, there is a wide array of architectural styles, including bungalows, craftsman, Tudor Revivals, and more dating all the way back to 1912. Some replacement homes and fill-ins provide a more modern style, as well.
Home and condo prices in the neighborhoods start around $175K and go up to more than $2 million. The living spaces come in various sizes from about 644 square feet to more than 4,000 square feet. With a variety of housing options and a very desirable location, Thornton Park is a very popular place to live in Orlando.
For those still looking to be close to Downtown but would like to have a bit more space, Thornton Park is a great place to search for homes. There are condos, townhomes and houses for sale in the Thornton Park area and each holds its own charm. That said, real estate in Thornton Park is in high demand and tends to be on and off the market in just a few days.
There’s no doubt that if you’re looking for a lively place to live with easy access to the Downtown Orlando area, Thornton Park is perfect for you. The frequent community events mean that you’ll never be bored here. If you’re ready to start looking for your dream home, contact us today!
Living and Working in Thornton Park
This area is in high demand for good reason; it’s a great place to live. In fact, Thornton Park is ranked #5 as the best neighborhoods in Orlando to live. Thornton Park is a great place for professionals who need to commute to work. In fact, you can’t get much closer to Downtown than this area. Some residents are even close enough to walk or bike. If more mobile transportation is needed, the city offers great public transportation. There’s even a free bus transportation called LYMMO, which allows residents to travel around all of Downtown Orlando with ease and for free!
If you’re looking to move to Orlando with a family, Thornton Park is a great place to look. Schools in the area are extremely well regarded and there are a variety to choose from, including public and private schools. Children and adults alike also enjoy the fact that local amusement parks are in relatively close proximity to Downtown.
Downtown Orlando is anything but boring. From amusement parks, night life, outdoor attractions, and shopping, there’s certainly no lack of things to do. There are nearby clubs for those looking to dress up for a lively night out. There are also a variety of delicious local restaurants those looking for something family-friendly.
Lake Eola Park features the weekly Orlando Farmers Market every Sunday. This market’s motto, “More than your average farmers market” truly describes the event. Here, residents flock to Lake Eola Park for local art work, gardening supplies, food, soaps, herbs and spices, live music, and of course, local produce. It’s also a dog-friendly space, so bring Fido with you and explore everything the Orlando Farmers Market has to offer!
Thornton Park District (TPD) is known as the “Downtown for Grownups,” and for good reason. TPD is generally referred to as the area between Jefferson Street and Central Boulevard and South Eola Drive and North Hyer Avenue. Here, restaurants participate in events like the 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk. It’s a monthly event that features local wines, art, and jewelry. Enjoy a great happy hour and then hit the streets to sample food and wine from local vendors!
Of course, the location makes the neighborhood even more desirable. It’s only a few blocks from Downtown Orlando’s Central Business District, making the commute very easy. Those working in downtown or just looking to gain full access to the best Orlando has to offer will enjoy living in Thornton Park.
A vibrant community with plenty of things to do, Thornton Park provides a charming place for anybody to call home. Top restaurants, such as Dexter’s and Benjamin French Bakery & Cafe, also make this a very desirable location. If you want to be close to Downtown Orlando and enjoy a small town feel, Thornton Park is the place for you.
710 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
Single Family Residence
Classic Thornton Park bungalow, just steps from Lake Eola, Publix and all the charming shops and restaurants downtown Orlando has to offer! Lots of possibilities, R2 zoning, home can be renovated or added on to or turned into duplex. Great opportunity for owner occupied/income producing property. Tenant under lease till September 2019.
818 E South St
Orlando, FL 32801
Single Family Residence
Seller's Motivated, Priced reductions. Priced below appraisal. Cozy downtown Orlando bungalow, located on a corner lot with pool. Block construction with attached block 1 car garage. Lush landscaping, mature trees, brick roads. Walking distance to downtown Orlando, Beautiful city parks including Orlando's Premier Park, Lake Eola and Thornton Park. Walk to a variety of restaurants, retail, Publix, Starbucks, Orlando commuter Sun Rail, Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center, Amway Sports Arena. This home is move in ready and has been kept in immaculate condition. Original heart of pine hardwood flooring. Kitchen was renovated in 2012 with new solid wood cabinetry, soft close drawers, stainless steel appliances and solid bamboo flooring. Stainless steel gas range, convection microwave, dishwasher, large refrigerator. Electric updated in 2000, Plumbing updated in 2012, Roof 2000, Trane air conditioner 2010 with warranty through 2020, Tinted and insulated windows installed early 1990's, Water heater 2016, Transferable termite bond (Lewis & Cobb). ADT security system. 12 x 20 utility shed insulated with electricity, 10' x 24' carport pad by garage. This property is zoned R3 and additional residence could be added, consult with City Of Orlando, for more information. Appointment only. Survey and recent appraisal available. Occupied, pet on premises. Potential rental income up to $2300+ per month.
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