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Avalon Park Community Spotlight

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Located in East Orlando, Avalon Park is a master-planned community comprised of multiple villages centered around a pedestrian-friendly town center. Home of a top-rated high school, Avalon Park includes approximately 3,500 single-family homes and nearly 2,000 multi-family homes.

Featuring a large variety of outdoor and recreation activities, Avalon Park includes 240 acres of wetlands, 400 acres of upland preserve, 250 acres of man-made lakes, walking/biking trails, and a pool with cabana located in the center of each neighborhood village.

Distance to Downtown Orlando – 17 miles

Distance to Disney World – 30 miles

Distance to Universal Studios – 27 miles

Distance to University of Central Florida – 8.5 miles

Life in Avalon Park

Downtown Avalon, the center of the community, is lined with businesses, shops, and restaurants. Community events are prevalent in Avalon Park and include everything from Oktoberfest to Fourth of July fireworks. Although Avalon Park is designed to host a small-town feel, residents will still have plenty of options for shopping and dining in Downtown Avalon, the Marketplace or at the nearby Waterford Lake Town Center. Located a little over 6 miles from the center of Avalon Park, the shopping center features an abundance restaurants and big-name retail stores.
Check out the Avalon Park Event Calendar

Avalon Park Homes

Homes in Avalon Park range in size, style, and, design but all feature a warm and inviting feel. From welcoming front porches to pool decks overlooking water and conservation areas, you will find everything from single family homes to condos and townhomes.

Single-family homes

There are over 3,500 single-family homes within Avalon Park and prices range from $400k to over $1 million.


Avalon Park is home to several apartment complexes with most located in Downtown Avalon, minutes from shops and restaurants.

Live/Work Units

This is a unique option for small business owners who want to be close to their business. The stores are located on the lower level and are approximately 1,200 sq/ft with 1,800 sq/ft living space above.


Townhomes are located throughout Avalon Park with many conveniently located in downtown. These homes are a great option for a maintenance-free lifestyle.

Senior Living

An assisted living facility with 140 independent and 84 assisted living units is located in Downtown Avalon.


From A-rated public schools to charter schools, you will find plentiful education options in Avalon Park.

  • Avalon Elementary
  • Stone Lakes Elementary
  • Avalon Middle
  • Timber Creek High School – Rated as one of the top schools in Florida
  • Avalon Center for Technical Excellence
  • Pinecrest Academy Avalon Park

Amenities and Parks

Whether you want to play a game of tennis, lay out a blanket for a picnic, or relax on a bench while your kids play, there are plenty of options throughout the community.

  • In the center of Downtown Avalon is where you will find Town Park, a large grassy area with an amphitheater. Town Park often hosts events, concerts, and Movies Under the Stars.
  • Founder’s Park is located on the south end of Avalon Park Blvd. This large grassy area is where you will often find soccer matches or dogs chasing frisbees.
  • At Live Oak Park, you will find a calm shaded environment with large trees and a playground.
  • Tanja King Park is a three acre park offering an abundance of amenities including:
  • Two Baseball Fields
  • One Splash Park
  • Four Tennis Courts
  • Four Basketball Courts
  • Two Racquet Ball Courts
  • One Dog Park
  • One Open Field
  • One Playground
  • Cabana with Picnic Tables and Two Restrooms
  • The Dog Park is a gated environment with plenty of room for pooches to run and play.

Shopping and Dining

There are several shopping and dining options located directly in Avalon Park including Marketplace at Avalon Park, an innovative food hall, general store, commissary kitchen and event space . Close to Downtown Avalon you will find a Publix and down the street, next to Timber Creek High School you can find a Wal-Mart Marketplace. Restaurants vary from fast food such as McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and Burger King to sit-down sushi, hibachi and locally-owned restaurants.

Location and Accessibility

Avalon Park is located close to the 528 Toll Road and thanks to a new connector road, the drive to 528 is seamless. The 408 Toll Road can be accessed by Colonial Drive and Alafaya Trail which both connect to Avalon Park. The community is also close to the University of Central Florida and many large employers such as Siemens and Lockheed Martin.

Why Live in Avalon Park

Avalon Park is great for those looking for a family-centered neighborhood with community events, activities and A-rated schools. It is also ideal for students or employers of UCF.

You can easily drive to Disney World without touching I-4 (thanks to 528 and 417), making it a great choice for Annual Passholders or Disney employees who want accessibility without living in the tourist area of Orlando. Traveling east, you can conveniently reach Cocoa Beach via 528 making Avalon Park a great location for those who still want to live in Orlando but have easy access to the Space Coast and beach area.

Ready to make Avalon Park your home?

Reach out to Howell Home Group today to start your dream home search. Ron has helped countless families buy their Orlando dream home and is an Avalon Park expert. Get started now by calling 407-765-1525 or emailing Ron@HowellHomeGroup.com

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