College Park is located in the City of Orlando and derives its name from many of the streets within its boundaries such as Harvard, Yale, Stetson, Princeton and Vassar. College Park spans from Minnesota Ave on the north to Colonial Drive on the south, and from Orange Blossom Trail on the west to I4 on the east.
There are plenty of options for schools located close to the neighborhood. The public school currently zoned are Princeton Elementary School, Lake Silver Elementary School, Lee Middle School, and Edgewater High School.
College Park History dates all the way back to 1849, though the name College Park wasn’t used until 1925. The College Park Neighborhood Association has a detailed history of the neighborhood here.
College Park Amenities
Whether you are looking to relax poolside or go shopping or out to eat, you have plenty of options in College Park. Because the community was designed before cars were commonplace there are plenty of green spaces and park which are walking distance from homes.
College Park is home to Dubsdread Golf Course which originally opened in 1923. In 2007 and 2008 it was renovated to the tune of 6 million dollars.
The College Park Community Center opened in 2005 and is home to the community pool. The fitness center is equipped with state of the art workout and cardio equipment. There is also a computer lab, teen room, multipurpose room and a warming kitchen. The outdoor amenities include a baseball field, swimming pool, open green space, a playground with large shade trees, a wood deck, benches, and a large pavilion nearby.
Residents can enjoy great recreation options such as badminton, fencing, karate, after school programs, and senior programs at the Community Center.
There are tons of park options including: Albert Park, Dartmouth Park, Don Dudley Park, Guernsney Park, Ivanhouse Plaza Park, Lake Adair Park, Lake Ivanhoe Park, Matthews Park, Overbrook Park and Princeton Park.
Downtown College Park (Edgewater Drive) is what draws many to the area. Enjoy many dining and shopping options. The quaintness of the neighborhood combined with events such as Jazzfest, Holiday on the Drive, Sunday in the Park, Historic Homes Tour, Easter Egg Hunt, Farmers Market, and Homecoming Parade help create and foster community spirit.
College Park Real Estate
With options ranging from 1920′s bungalows to vast lakefront estates there is something here for everyone looking to call College Park home.