Located in Downtown Orlando, the Thornton Park neighborhood is the city's most stylish district. Just east of Lake Eola in downtown's green heart, this residential neighborhood is about a 25 minute drive from Disney World and is home to streets of oak-shaded bungalows with wraparound front porches and spacious front yards. Thornton Park is filled with brick-lined streets, shady trees and sidewalks dotted with a variety of chic boutiques, swanky restaurants and lazy cafes. The neighborhood also features a colorful commercial district which stretches along Washington Street, Summerlin Avenue and Central Boulevard.
The district has a distinct European ambiance with a variety of eateries and shops that all face the neighborhood's centerpiece fountain. And although the nightlife in Thornton Park is bustling, the nightlife here tends to be more subdued and classy than what you'd find a few blocks away in the city center. Thornton Park offers a burgeoning urban scene that is distinctly different.
Future homebuyers will be pleased to find that in addition to single-family residences, condos, townhouses and land for custom building make up the majority of the real estate market here in Thornton Park. Homes here are both attractive and affordably priced and are conveniently situated throughout downtown Orlando, providing easy access for residents to all area amenities and attractions. From visiting Disney World to attending an NBA game, to going out to dinner with friends or attending a Broadway show at the Performing Arts Center, residents of Thornton Park never run out of exciting things to do.
Price Range of Downtown Orlando - Thornton Park Houses
Thornton Park real estate features a variety of home styles. From condominiums and townhouses to houses on quiet, tree-lined streets, this neighborhood has a bit of everything for everyone. Investment properties and condos in Thornton Park are priced starting from the low $110,000 range while bungalows built in the original Florida "cracker" style range in price from the mid-$200,000s to the mid-$600,000s and more depending on size, location and amenities. Larger Thornton Park homes with city views or those tucked away in gated and planned communities for privacy range in price from $600,000 to $2 million. Buyers can also find single-family homes in quiet suburban neighborhoods starting in the low $100,000 range. Waterfront properties, homes set near golf courses or in new home subdivisions are also available for purchase. A select few historic properties are available as is land for custom building.
Downtown Orlando - Thornton Park Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 18th, 2014: homes priced around $490,986 compared to $490,986 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Thursday, August 21st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.25%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.23%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.56%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.70%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Downtown Orlando - Thornton Park FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Downtown Orlando - Thornton Park to help you find the best home!