Orlando, Florida

It may not be the capital city of Florida, but Orlando might just be the best-known destination in the Sunshine State. Right in the middle of the state, Orlando is home to iconic theme parks, and countless travelers flock there every year. While Orlando can be a spectacular place for a visit, it makes an even better place to call home.

The city of Orlando, which could also be accurately be described as a metropolis, has a city proper population of around 265,000. However, the Greater Orlando Area is home to a significantly larger population of over 2,000,000. Orlando serves as the seat of Orange County.

Oddly enough, the city was first known as Jernigan, until the name was changed to Orlando in 1857. Archeological tribes point to Orlando being the home of Seminole tribes prior to European settlement in the middle of the sixteenth century.

Orlando and its School System

Orlando's public schools are operated within the Orange County Public School System. This system is one of the nation's largest, serving nearly 190,000 students between kindergarten and high school. Many of these schools are highly ranked, and some focus on the arts as well as STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). In addition to 184 public schools, Orlando also offers plenty of options for private schooling.

The Endless Attractions of Orlando

When many people think of Orlando, the first things that come to mind are the city's world-class attractions. It is certainly true that in this particular department, Orlando has a lot to offer!

Beyond the theme parks, however, Orlando also boasts incredible nightlife, some of the best dining in the Sunshine State, unparalleled medical facilities and several large and even international airports. Orlando is home to virtually anything you could hope for, making it a remarkable place to live.

Why Residents Love Living in Orlando

With so many excellent attractions and a topnotch school system, it is clear that Orlando is a desirable destination. However, the appeal goes beyond even those factors. To start, home prices in Orlando are far less than in most comparable cities across the country, helping every dollar to go further. Orlando is also home to an excellent public transportation system, both for sightseeing and commuting, which makes getting around a breeze. There is no end to the employment opportunities in and around the city, and the booming tourism industry means that jobs are readily available in many areas and fields.

With so much to love about Orlando, it makes sense to take a closer look at the city. Whether you're in the market for a condo, a townhouse or a single family home to raise your children, you will find it all within Orlando, Florida.

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  • $7,945,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 9
  • 8,589
  • 5
  • 2019
  • Golden Oak Phase 3
  • O5560903

Pre-construction. To Be Built. Four Seasons Private Residences Orlando At Walt Disney World Resort Home For Sale - Inspired By Mid-century Modern Architectural Icons, This Gardenside Phil Kean Home... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $7,588,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 10
  • 9,254
  • 6
  • 2016
  • Golden Oak Phase 3
  • O5533030

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Bonavento By Stonebridge Homes, Inc. Is A Stately Italianate Estate Home, Masterfully Designed For Exceptional Experiences. Standout Features... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $7,478,500
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 8,685
  • 6
  • 10,609
  • 2017
  • Golden Oak Phase 3
  • O5540095

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - An Artful Pairing Of Classical Italianate Design And Modern Luxury Living. Stunning Spaces - With Sumptuous Features And Amenities - Offer... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $6,995,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 9
  • 8,160
  • 6
  • 2017
  • Golden Oak Phase 3
  • O5532246

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Timeless Italianate Elegance In An Artfully Arranged Mosaic Of Indoor And Outdoor Rooms. Exceptional Design And Amenities For Effortless... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $6,900,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 13
  • 14,477
  • 7
  • 19,715
  • 1998
  • Isle Of Osprey At Dr. Phillips
  • O5421264

One Of A Kind Custom Built Fully Furnished Grand Estate On 2.4 Acres Of Lush Florida Landscaping Along 450 Feet Of Waterfront On Lake Chase Of The Butler Chain Of Lakes. 23’ Grand Entrance With... Read More

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Courtesy of Regal R.e. Professionals Llc
  • $6,900,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 10
  • 12,000
  • 6
  • 15,968
  • 2014
  • Lake Nona Estates
  • O5559844

Located In The World-class Lake Nona Golf & Country Club And Situated On A Stunning Three-quarter-acre Homesite, This Exceptional 12,000-square-foot Estate Was Crafted By Akers Custom Homes. This... Read More

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Courtesy of Premier Sothebys Int'l Realty
  • $6,450,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7/1
  • 15,892
  • 5
  • 21,825
  • 1994
  • Bentley Park 2nd Rep
  • O5195598

Furnished Estate! Orlando's Most Significant Estate Boasts The Grandeur, Elegance And Quality Of Yesterday - With Today's Conveniences! Gently Lived In - Lovingly Cared For - Looks New! Custom... Read More

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Courtesy of Oxford Realty, Inc.
  • $5,900,000
  • Single Family Use
  • Acreage & Unrec
  • O5351111

Majestic Lakefront Lot Is Awaiting Your New Home To Be Built. Located On Lake Tibet Butler Of The Famed Chain, This Estate Lot Is Situated Across From Bay Hill County Club Behind It's Own Private... Read More

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Courtesy of Stockworth Realty Group
  • $5,799,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 9,307
  • 7
  • 11,421
  • 2000
  • Cypress Point Ph 02
  • O5541705

Exquisite Estate Located On A Private Peninsula In The 24 Hour Guard Gated Community Of Cypress Point. Don’t Miss This Incredible Opportunity To Own One Of The Most Stunning Homes On The Butler... Read More

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Courtesy of Regal R.e. Professionals Llc
  • $5,000,000
  • Multi-Family
  • S4856172

76.51 Acres Of Land, Very Close To The New Sunrail Train Station Orange Avenue, Next To Cypress High Scool And Baseball Parks, Across From The Whirpool Industrial Wharehouses. This 76.51 Acres Of... Read More

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Courtesy of La Rosa Realty Llc
  • $4,595,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 6,789
  • 5
  • 9,154
  • 2018
  • Golden Oak Phase 4
  • O5553297

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Offering A Captivating Island Colonial-style Elevation, This One-of-a-kind Residence Is A Retreat To Remember. From The Shuttered Double-front... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $4,499,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 9,003
  • 6
  • 20,263
  • 2008
  • Lake Nona
  • O5491892

This Beautiful Estate Sits On Dual Homes Sites Totaling Nearly Two-and-one-half Acres Overlooking Both Golf And Sparkling Water Views. Thoughtfully Situated On Its Lot, The Estate Offers Ample Room... Read More

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Courtesy of Lake Nona Realty Llc
  • $4,168,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 6,798
  • 6
  • 9,278
  • 2018
  • Golden Oak Phase 4
  • O5553303

Under Construction. Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Exquisite Finishes, Modern Luxuries And An Open And Graceful Flow Make This Mediterranean-style Villa Perfect For... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $3,995,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 8,183
  • 6
  • 10,424
  • 1996
  • Isle Of Osprey At Dr Phillips
  • O5488748

Modernized Lake Front Masterpiece Located In A Private Gated Enclave. Perfectly Positioned On The Butler Chain Of Lakes This Beautiful Home Sits On Over 1.1 Acres With Approximately 230 Feet Of Lake... Read More

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Courtesy of Regal R.e. Professionals Llc
  • $3,940,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 6,415
  • 6
  • 9,275
  • 2018
  • Golden Oak Phase 4
  • O5553261

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Masterfully Arranged Spaces Make For Memorable Moments With Family And Friends In This Beautiful Spanish Revival Home. Overlooking A... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $3,600,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 10
  • 6,241
  • 6
  • 8,317
  • 2014
  • Golden Oak Phase 2a
  • O5543354

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World Resort Home For Sale – Breathtaking Water Views From Luxurious Owner’s Suite, Outdoor Living, Pool, Spa, Second-floor Balcony. Authentically Old-world, This Custom... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $3,598,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 7,044
  • 5
  • 9,971
  • 2007
  • Isle Of Osprey
  • O5433738

Newly Renovated August 2017! Located On Butler Chain Of Lakes In Guard-gated Isle Of Osprey. This Stately 5 Bed, 5.5 Bath Home Sits On A 1+ Acre Lot With Picturesque Views Of Lake Chase.... Read More

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Courtesy of Suzi Karr Realty
  • $3,300,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 5,679
  • 7
  • 7,649
  • 2009
  • Acreage & Unrec
  • O5391037

Escape To Your Own Private Retreat Every Day With This Custom Lakefront Estate Home, On 7 Privately Gated Acres (2 Of Which Extend Into Lake Whippoorwill), With Separate Mother-in-law Wing And... Read More

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Courtesy of La Rosa Realty, Llc
  • $3,195,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 9
  • 5,564
  • 6
  • 8,180
  • 2016
  • Golden Oak Phase 2a
  • O5559910

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Come Home To This Two-story, Energy Efficient Tuscan Masterpiece. With Spacious Outdoor Living And Soaring Ceilings, Wine Nook, Upstairs Game... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $3,098,475
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 4,342
  • 5
  • 5,552
  • 2018
  • Golden Oak Phase 2b & 2c
  • O5553308

Under Construction. Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Write Your Own Fairytale In This Magnificent Tuscan Hideaway, Ideal For Gathering With Family And Friends. Beyond The... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $2,995,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 5,414
  • 5
  • 6,772
  • 2017
  • Lake Nona
  • O5476325

Newly Completed Within Lake Nona Golf & Country Club, This Phil Kean Design Group Home Redefines Modern Living With Its Coastal Contemporary Interior Centered On An Indoor-outdoor Lifestyle. Situated... Read More

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Courtesy of Lake Nona Realty Llc
  • $2,990,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 5,962
  • 5
  • 8,413
  • 2008
  • Lake Nona Ph 01a Prcl 09
  • O5481073

A Custom-built Mediterranean Influenced Cahill Home, 9108 Sloane Street Is Set On The 16th Green Of The Lake Nona Golf & Country Club Course And Overlooks The Shores Of Red Lake And Lake Nona.... Read More

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Courtesy of Spencer Realty Professionals
  • $2,975,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 6,336
  • 5
  • 10,488
  • 2004
  • Lake Nona
  • O5503265

Built By Akers Custom Homes For The Orlando Street Of Dreams, This Beautiful Lake Nona Residence Sits On 1.17 Acres Overlooking Sparkling Water Views. Offering Exceptional Architectural Details And... Read More

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Courtesy of Lake Nona Realty Llc
  • $2,950,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 6,984
  • 5
  • 10,049
  • 2009
  • Lake Nona
  • O5469975

Perfectly Situated Along The 10th Fairway Of Lake Nona’s World-renowned Championship Golf Course, This Newly Updated Residence Showcases The Expansive Pool And Exceptional Golf Views From The... Read More

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Courtesy of Lake Nona Realty Llc
  • $2,950,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 6,890
  • 5
  • 9,463
  • 2007
  • Lake Nona
  • O5529122

Situated On A Private Cul-de-sac, This Beautiful Golf-front Estate Blends Exceptional Custom Elements With Rich Architectural Details To Create A Rare Mediterranean Masterpiece. With Views Of The... Read More

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Courtesy of Lake Nona Realty Llc
  • $2,900,000
  • Farm
  • 4
  • 5,070
  • 4
  • 5,070
  • 2000
  • Acreage & Unrec
  • O5505856

Welcome To Westwood Farms, A State-of-the-art Equestrian Center In The Heart Of Downtown Orlando. Enter The Private Gates And Drive Past Several Large Pastures With Mature Trees As You Head Toward... Read More

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Courtesy of Premier Sothebys Intl. Realty
  • $2,895,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 4,569
  • 5
  • 6,122
  • 2018
  • Golden Oak Phase 2a
  • O5552599

Under Construction. Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale - Come Home To This Spanish-style Retreat To Be Delighted By Its Beautiful Finishes And Views. Whether Entertaining Or... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty
  • $2,799,900
  • Single Family Home
  • 10
  • 8,834
  • 7
  • 11,646
  • 2008
  • Acreage & Unrec
  • S4856572

Rare Opportunity To Own A True Custom-built Estate Home With Over 8,800 Under Air That Sits On One Of The Most Breath Taking Lake Frontage Lots In All Of Dr. Phillips. There Are Thousands Of Cookie... Read More

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Courtesy of Top Villas Realty Llc
  • $2,775,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 7,617
  • 4
  • 1993
  • Isle Of Osprey At Dr Phillips
  • O5470301

Owner Says Sell!!! Don’t Miss Out On This Unbelievably Priced 7617 Sq.ft., Luxury Butler Chain Lakefront Estate, In The Intimate, Exclusive, Gated Enclave Of Isle Of Osprey! Located A Golf Cart... Read More

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Courtesy of Stockworth Realty Group
  • $2,759,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 4,405
  • 6
  • 5,464
  • 2016
  • Golden Oak Phase 2b & 2c
  • O5549119

Golden Oak At Walt Disney World® Resort Home For Sale- Curacao, This Very Special Island Style Home, Is Beautifully Situated Facing A Park And Backing To The Woods. Located In Marceline, One Of... Read More

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Courtesy of Golden Oak Realty

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