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Buying a House in Hunters Creek Florida

When I first moved to Orlando, I rented a home in the Timucua sub-division of Hunters Creek for two years. It was my introduction to Orlando living and it proved to be a wonderful way to start my new life in Florida. For that reason, Hunters Creek holds a very special place in my heart. It’s not only a beautiful area, with very nice, reasonably priced homes – it’s a stones throw from Disney.

The communities are really pleasant to drive through: You’ll see lots of oak trees, well-maintained homes, and people walking. When I drove through the community recently on a Monday afternoon, I was surprised by how many people were out walking and exercising.

At Eagle Park between two neighborhoods. The weather was amazing!

Location & HIstory

Typically in South Orlando suburbs, you’re close to one or two points of interest, but not all. You’re either close to the parks, and 30 minutes from the airport, or your close to the airport and 40 minutes from downtown Orlando. In Hunter’s Creek, however, you’re 9 miles from Disney, 12 miles from Universal, and 13 miles from the airport.

These short commute times are thanks to the many highways and roads that border the community: Toll roads 417 and the Turnpike, as well as major commuting roads like John Young Parkway and Orange Blossom Trail. Hunter’s Creek isn’t perfect, but I’d argue that its location is hard to beat.

Map and relative location to theme parks



Things to Do

When you’re ready to see the wilder side of natural Florida, Gatorland is located conveniently inside Hunter’s Creek. This suburb is also minutes from major shopping centers like The Loop and The Crosslands. Apart from shopping, you’d also be hard-pressed not to find a restaurant everyone can agree on here — there are tons to choose from.

The Loop shopping center. Definitely a one-stop shopping destination.

Homes in Hunters Creek, FL

Hunter’s Creek was largely built in the 80s and 90s. There isn’t much new construction in the area, but older homes have historically held their value well. Most neighborhoods stem off of Hunter’s Creek Blvd and Town Center Blvd, almost 30 mini-subdivisions in all. All subdivisions are lined with private, thick brick walls, and uniform neighborhood entry signs. Large oak trees line most of the green space along roads and neighborhoods.

As of this writing, you can still find a few homes at the median Orlando home price, but most homes are slightly higher in price point. Most homes in this price range are around 2,000 sq ft.

Why Move Here?

If you want to live in a scenic neighborhood close to major points of interest, Hunter’s Creek is your place. The neighborhoods are really well-maintained, and the landscaping is tended to. Neighborhoods are tidy, and you’re less than a 5-minute commute to most shops and restaurants. You are just a short distance to main Orlando highways and home prices are still lower than upscale neighborhoods further away (like Lake Nona and Windermere).

Homes for sale in Hunters Creek, FL

If you’re interested in looking at homes in the Hunters Creek area (or anywhere in Central Florida), we can help! Contact us and let one of our expert real estate professionals help you move to the magic!

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$100,000
Business Opportunity For Sale
Active
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
2148 Orinoco Drive #304
Orlando, FL 32837
 
New Listing - 10 hours online
$140,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
643
SQFT
3502 Windy Walk Way #2301
Orlando, FL 32837
Palms Villa Residences Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$145,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
905
SQFT
2416 Barley Club Court #1
Orlando, FL 32837
Hawthorne Village Subdivision
Price Change - yesterday
$154,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
861
SQFT
13815 Fairway Island Drive #1327
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Villas/Hunters Crk Co Subdivision
New Listing - 12 hours online
$160,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
999
SQFT
10873 Windsor Walk Drive #4203
Orlando, FL 32837
Palms Villa Residences Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$169,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
753
SQFT
14226 Fredricksburg Drive #208
Orlando, FL 32837
Capri/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
$175,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
753
SQFT
14226 Fredricksburg Drive #217
Orlando, FL 32837
Capri/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
$180,000
Business Opportunity For Sale
Active
ORANGE, FL
COUNTY
19 Obt
Orlando, FL 32837
 
$182,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,388
SQFT
13917 Fairway Island Drive #921
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Vls/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
$184,990
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,020
SQFT
13838 Fairway Island Drive #1435
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Vls/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
$185,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,488
SQFT
13839 Fairway Island Drive #1131
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Vls/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
Price Change - 6 days ago
$188,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,041
SQFT
14316 Fredricksburg Drive #508
Orlando, FL 32837
Capri/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$189,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
858
SQFT
12021 Villanova Drive #104
Orlando, FL 32837
Villanova/Hunters Crk Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$195,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,020
SQFT
13839 Fairway Island Drive #1113
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Villas/Hunters Crk Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,488
SQFT
13929 Fairway Island Drive #836
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Vls/Hunters Crk Condo Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,160
SQFT
13838 Fairway Island Drive #1425
Orlando, FL 32837
Audubon Villas/Hunter'S Crk Bl Subdivision
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,134
SQFT
10855 Windsor Walk Drive #5108
Orlando, FL 32837
Palms Villa Residences Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$220,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,218
SQFT
2709 Sunbury Street
Orlando, FL 32837
Sky Lake South Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$229,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,094
SQFT
11724 Whitewing Court
Orlando, FL 32837
Whisper Lakes Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$255,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,117
SQFT
2426 Turpin Drive
Orlando, FL 32837
Whisper Lakes Subdivision

Pete Werner

I'm an Orlando local and owner of The DIS (wdwinfo.com), DVCfan.com, DCLfan.com, and host of the DIS Unplugged podcast.

One thought on “Buying a House in Hunters Creek Florida

  • June 3, 2020 at 11:53 am
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    As a resident of HC, one of the major selling points are the number of homes on the water meaning there isn’t a home directly behind you. This gives the neighborhood more of a suburban feel and less of the urban feel many areas have in Florida. Hunter’s Creek is also known for the quality of Orange County public schools resident children attend.

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