About the City of Winter Garden, Florida

About the City of Winter Garden, Florida

Winter Garden, Florida is a family-oriented small city offering a perfect balance of serenity and activity. It’s just removed enough from Orlando to provide peace and quiet, while all the city’s excitement is just a quick trip away. The area has extensive shopping and dining, nature escapes, youth opportunities, and more for residents of all ages.

Below is some basic information about the city to help you determine whether it’s the best place to start your family’s new story. 

Fast Facts and Info About Winter Garden, FL

  • Winter Garden is located in western Orange County, about 15 miles (25 minutes) west of downtown Orlando
  • The city has a population of around 38,000 people
  • Well over half the residents of Winter Garden are married and over one-third of homes have children under 18
  • The median annual household income is approximately $57,000
  • As of late 2016, the median home value in Winter Garden is $232,200, a rise of 6.8 percent in the past year
  • Wherever your home is in the city, you’re so close to ample shopping, dining, professional services, healthcare, activities for kids, and entertainment
  • Downtown Winter Garden is only about 19 miles from Walt Disney World Resorts, 15.5 miles from Universal Orlando Resort, 20 miles from SeaWorld Orlando, and 18 miles from the family fun on International Drive
  • Many beautiful hotels and resorts are only miles away, providing great staycation locales for the whole family (or just the grownups)
  • Plenty of Florida’s best beaches, like Clearwater Beach, St. Pete Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Cocoa Beach, and Daytona Beach, are only within a short drive away (1.5-2 hours)
  • Orlando International Airport (MCO) is 25.5 miles (30 minutes) away
  • The immediate area has excellent hospitals, as well as world-class medical facilities nearby such as Orlando Regional Medical Center, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, the UF Cancer Center—Orlando Health, Florida Hospital Orlando, Florida Hospital for Children, Florida Hospital for Women, and Florida Hospital Cancer Institute
  • Downtown Orlando’s major arts and culture institutions are easily accessible, including the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando Museum of Art, Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando Science Center, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Orlando Repertory Theatre, and Orange County Regional History Center
  • Downtown Orlando’s major sports and entertainment attractions are also close at hand, including the Amway Center, Camping World Stadium, Orlando City Soccer Stadium, and the forthcoming Orlando Magic entertainment complex
  • Historic downtown Winter Garden is full of amazing independent businesses, a splash pad, a community theater, a small railroad and local history museum, and more
  • Plant Street Market, located downtown, includes Crooked Can Brewing Company and numerous artisanal eateries and shops
  • Downtown often hosts family-friendly festivals and other special organized activities, including a free outdoor concert every Friday night from 7:00 to 9:00
  • The Winter Garden Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the heart of downtown
  • There’s a main access point to the beautiful, 36-mile-long West Orange Trail in town 

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Tim is a licensed Realtor serving southwest Central Florida. He lives in Windermere with his wife and two children. A member of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, he’s active in the Windermere and Winter Garden communities. Tim has a professional background in internet marketing and advertising, as well as in-depth firsthand knowledge of the area, to help you sell your home quickly and for maximum value.

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Infinity Realty Group
20 S Main St #260
Winter Garden

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