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Hunters Creek homes for sale
Hunters Creek is a true gem located 15 miles south of Orlando in Orange County, Central Florida. Situated next door to the place “Where Dreams Come True”, residents are a short drive from Walt Disney World by approximately 8 miles, and no more than 12 miles from Universal Studios and SeaWorld.
The best family-friendly community in Orlando
Hunters Creek has been named the 21st Best Place to live in America by CNN Money Magazine. Built around a golf course and several waterways, every aspect of family living is addressed within this community; for children, there are plenty of parks, playgrounds, daycare centers, and clubs to keep them occupied. There is also a variety of grocery stores, extracurricular activities, schools, and shopping areas. The largest shopping mall nearby is called The Loop and houses department stores, a movie theater, and many different restaurants to choose from.
Living in Hunters Creek provides the opportunity of having an amazing home tucked away, giving residents a small-town feel, and a quick 5 – 15-minute commute to everything one could possibly need.
The Numbers Don’t Lie: Real Estate in Hunters Creek
As part of a team of Real Estate experts in Central Florida, I can tell you whenever we have a listing in the Hunters Creek area it does not last very long. In the past 12 months, the prices of homes sold ranged between $48,000 and $402,000. There were 405 homes sold while median home prices increased by 18.09%. Hunters Creek properties will typically sell for 95.83% of the list price and remain on the market for an average of 86 days.
Hunters Creek Real Estate
Hunters Creek real estate is predominantly made up of medium-sized (3 – 4 bedroom) to large (4 – 5+ bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes. Residential real estate in the neighborhood offers a healthy mixture of owners and renters, as well as properties that were built between 1970 – 1999, and residences built between 2000 and present. The average rental price in Hunters Creek is currently $2,077 and is higher than 84.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida; these figures should also prove attractive to those who wish to become investors of long-term rentals as home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.1%. This rate is lower than close to 49% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Selling Your Home in Hunters Creek
If you’re looking to sell your Hunters Creek home fast, the best time to close on a sale is the month of September. It generally takes about 3 months from list to close, so it’s estimated that if you list the property in June, it can sell 12 days sooner than if listed any other month.
Alternatively, if sellers are looking to make a greater profit, market trends based on housing transaction data indicate the best month to list your home in August and can easily be sold by November for 4.73% more than the yearly average.
The best schools in Orlando
In regards to education, Hunters Creek contains four primary and secondary schools. One of the highest-rated is Hunters Creek Middle School (rating 10), followed by West Creek Elementary (rating 10), Hunters Creek Elementary School (rating 8), and Primrose School of Hunter’s Creek (Private – Grades PK – 1; rating not available). The public schools in Hunters Creek belong to Orange County who enrolls 89% of the community.
High Schools will vary by location (zip code) and can include Cypress Creek High School, Freedom High School, and Osceola High School, for example.
What is there to do in Hunters Creek
In terms of leisure, you can find the following amenities in just about any of the several parks located in Hunters Creek that are fully equipped to entertain families and individuals:
– Clubhouse with a game room for kids
– Hunters Creek golf course
– Soccer fields
– Fishing docks
– Multi-purpose fields (baseball, softball, picnic tables, walking paths)
– Basketball courts, Volleyball Courts, Racquetball courts, Tennis courts
– Dog parks
Hunters Creek Neighborhoods
One of the largest communities in Hunters Creek made up of 165 homesites with homes built from 1991 – 1996. The community will feature two large lakes for fishing and boating, along with three smaller ponds.
*Approximate market sales prices – 4 bed/3 bath property – average 2600 sq. ft. – $315,000 to $420,000
Second largest neighborhood and first to begin construction in Hunters Creek in the late 1980’s. The community is surrounded by 9 retention ponds in Eagle Park that are fenced and maintained by Orange County.
*Approximate market sales prices – 4 bed/3 bath property – average 2300 sq. ft. – $345,000 to $365,000
Made up of 182 lots, Tanglewood was created with a musical theme for all street names and model homes. The neighborhood will feature homes built from the late 1980’s to 1996. It is adjacent to the Hunter’s Creek Golf Course and is also currently the only community that is both gated and guarded.
*Approximate market sales prices – 3 bed/2 bath property – average 1850 sq. ft. – $305,000 to $319,000
This town-home community offers one of the best locations in the area and is right next door to The Village at Hunter’s Creek (shopping plaza), off John Young Parkway, near State Road 417. The neighborhood is made up of 112 privately owned units built in the early 2000’s.
*Approximate market sales prices – 3 bed/2.5 bath property – average 1380 sq. ft. – $255,000 to $270,000
Key Next Steps
If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling a property in Hunters Creek, Top Villas Realty can certainly help.