Looking for the best of both worlds? If you’re looking for a traditional, small-town home in a friendly neighborhood that’s actually still in the heart of the city, Baldwin Park is the place for you.
Just 3 miles outside of Downtown Orlando, Baldwin Park is an award-winning community with a real sense of tradition that is easy commuting distance from the restaurants, culture, and nightlife of the city.
Baldwin Park has quickly become of the most popular places to live in Florida.
Baldwin Park was built on a former naval base and offers 1,100 acres of housing, schools, parks, recreation, and shops. There are currently over 8,000 residents living in Baldwin Park and 125 businesses.
Like many other modern communities, Baldwin Park was designed based on the principals of New Urbanism. This means that housing, civic buildings, community space, and retail space are mixed and allocated so as to facilitate easy access and use by the residents.
Basically, it’s a fancy way of saying that everything you need in the community is within walking distance.
There are four parks in the area, two of which are for residents only. The City of Orlando Park is available to the public and offers covered pavilions, picnic areas, a children’s playground, lighted sports fields and courts, and even a concession stand.
Harbor Park encircles Lake Baldwin and provides biking and walking trails, an amphitheater, and a peaceful boardwalk close to the village center. Of course, when you’re only 3 miles away from downtown, you also have access to many museums, cultural events, Orlando festivals, theaters, dining, and more!
You can even check out an Orlando Magic game at the Amway Center only 4 miles away. When you live this close to everything, there’s almost no limit to the things you can do.
There are many neighborhood schools in the area, including 3 ‘A’ rated schools suitable for children of any age. Several notable college universities are also close by, including Full Sail University, Rollins College, and the University of Central Florida.
Baldwin Park hosts a number of kid-friendly events throughout the month. Classes (for adults and children) are often held in the recreational facilities, as are the meetings for many civic organizations and groups that have been formed by Baldwin Park residents.
Baldwin Park is home to a diverse population and offers modern townhomes and apartments, as well as large single-family homes on beautiful tree-lined streets. However, the properties sell quickly and not many remain. If you’re interested in living in Baldwin Park, contact an agent today.