Oviedo is located in Seminole County in the Orlando metro area. Oviedo about 20 miles north of Orlando and is a sought after location to call home for families and young professionals with their exceptional schools, nationally recognized parks, low crime rates, and conveniently located apartments.
Apartments in Oviedo
Apartments in Oviedo range from high-end luxury apartments to smaller and more affordable apartments. Families, students, and young professionals can all find an apartment suited for their needs, since Oviedo is close to the University of Central Florida, downtown Orlando, and the Oviedo Marketplace Mall. There are apartments located in both of the busier, more business oriented areas of Oviedo, as well as apartments located in quieter areas that are better suited for family life.
Things to do in Oviedo
There are plenty of unique things to see and do that are nearby to Oviedo apartments. For the nature enthusiast, Oviedo boasts the Econ River Wilderness Area, which includes three miles of trail along the Econlockhatchee River, and the Lukas Butterfly Encounter, which is an indoor/outdoor exhibit that is home to hundreds of butterflies and tropical plants. The Oviedo Gymnasium and Aquatic Center is home to a mini-waterpark and a large gymnasium that offers youth leagues and summer camps. Plenty of golf courses are scattered throughout Oviedo and surrounding areas, including Twin Rivers Golf Club, Winter Springs Golf Club, and the Tuscawilla Golf Course.
Schools Serving Oviedo Apartments
Schools serving apartments in Oviedo include Carillon Elementary, John Evans Elementary, Lawton Elementary, Marguerite Partin Elementary, Jackson Heights Middle, Lawton Chiles Middle, Indian Trails Middle, Tuskawilla Middle, Oviedo High School, Trinity Preparatory School, St. Luke’s Lutheran School, The Master’s Academy, Bridges Academy, Paul J. Hagerty High School. There are numerous schools in Oviedo that are conveniently located in close proximity to many apartments.
Shopping in Oviedo
Oviedo is home the Oviedo Marketplace Mall, which is anchored by 3 main department stores, a 22-screen Regal Cinema, and numerous other specialty retailers. The Alafaya Square Shopping Center in Oviedo includes a Publix Supermarket, IHOP, Great Clips, Advance America, Blockbuster, Planet Fitness, GNC, and Plato's Closet. In the Oviedo area, there is a Target, Wal-Mart, K-Mart, FYE, Borders, and a Kohl’s Department Store. For the most part, there is some type of shopping nearby to the majority of Oviedo apartments.
Business Community of Oviedo
The major employers in Oviedo include A. Duda and Sons, Oviedo Marketplace Mall, Seminole State College, Publix supermarkets, and Seminole County Public Schools. Plenty of apartments are conveniently located nearby to many of these major employers.
Driving and Traffic in Oviedo
Major roads in Oviedo include Broadway Street, Central Avenue, County Road 426, County Road 419, Lake Jessup Avenue, and Graham Avenue. From most apartments in Oviedo, the average daily commute to downtown Orlando is about half an hour.