Get to know…Celebration

Developed by the Walt Disney Company, Celebration, Florida is a small, quaint housing community located about 30 minutes south of downtown Orlando. The 16 acre town has a storybook atmosphere that was modeled after small American towns of the early 1900's. Apartments, condominiums and homes and are scattered among shops, restaurants, offices, banks, a hotel, and a movie theater.

This planned community was founded by the Walt Disney Company on five cornerstone principles that guided the community's creation and set the overall vibe for the neighborhood:

1. Sense of Community

Whether it's a smile from a neighbor, a quick wave as you drive past pedestrians at an intersection, or a conversation on a neighbor's front porch, residents of Celebration enjoy a sense of community and togetherness.

2. Sense of Place

The master plan for Celebration encouraged architectural style that adds character to the neighborhood and creates a "sense of place" for residents.

3. Focus on Technology

Celebration's focus on technology is meant to help connect people within the community, to bring people together.

4. Focus on Education

You can take advantage of some of the best schools in the Orlando area in Celebration. The community is home to a KinderCare, a Montessori School, Stetson University, Celebration K-8, and Celebration High School. Apartments in the area are zoned for Celebration Public Schools.

5. Focus on Health

The Celebration community is peppered with trails, amenities, and parks that encourage residents to get out and explore and stay active with a focus on holistic health, mind, body, and spirit. With Celebration Health and Advent Health Celebration located in the neighborhood, you'll never be far from top-notch medical care.

Apartments in Celebration

Celebration is a small community with just a handful of apartment options. Nearly all of the apartments in the area are luxury apartments, offering perks like top of the line interior finishes, garage options, and in-unit washers and dryers. Apartments in Celebration are ideal for residents looking for the charm of a small town atmosphere with the convenience of all Orlando's shopping, business, and attractions. If you're looking for apartments near Disney with a community feel (outside of the tourist district), Celebration is a great neighborhood choice. Apartments in Celebration are upscale luxury, offering a wide range of amenities. Celebration apartments are tailored for Orlando families, located in a stable, tight-knit community with plenty of recreation and entertainment. Celebration apartments will also appeal to established professionals wishing to enjoy a relaxing apartment environment while being close to the major business district of Orlando.

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Things to do in Celebration

Celebration apartments are minutes from Downtown Orlando and Downtown Disney, where an abundance of unique restaurants and specialty shops can be found. Celebration apartment residents looking to stay closer to home enjoy nightly entertainment at Celebration's own movie theater. Apartment residents also have access to one of Orlando's most beautiful golf courses. Celebration Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course designed with a park-like atmosphere and surrounded by wetland environments. Celebration apartment residents are also near Discovery Cove, a popular facility where visitors can swim with dolphins, snorkel among thousands of tropical fish, and hand-feed exotic birds.

Schools Serving Celebration

Schools serving the Celebration apartments include KinderCare Learning Center, The Foreign Language Immersion Early Childhood Center, The Celebration School, The Montessori School of Celebration, Celebration High School, and Stetson University Center at Celebration. The majority of schools in Celebration are located in close proximity to Celebration apartments.

Shopping in Celebration

Celebration apartment residents have access to many shops and boutiques just steps outside of your apartment. The Celebration Town Center is a lakeside shopping area home to many unique shops and restaurants, as well as the Celebration Hotel. At the heart of Celebration's town center, Market Street is dotted with a variety of shops and boutiques, including gift shops, collectible shops, children's and adult clothing boutiques, and even a gourmet doggie bakery.

Business Community of Celebration

Apartment residents of Celebration seeking employment will find the Florida Hospital, Marriott International, Orlando Health, Hilton Hotels Corporation, Peabody Hotel Group, and the Walt Disney Company within close commuting distance. For apartment residents working in the downtown Orlando business district, the commute from Celebration apartments to Downtown Orlando takes about 30 minutes by way of I-4.

Traffic and Driving in Celebration

One of the most interesting aspects for Celebration apartment residents is the Celebration Trolley, which provides transport around town on its hour-long route. Children ride free and apartment residents may purchase an annual pass. Additionally, residents of Celebration are often observed riding bicycles, walking dogs, or driving their neighborhood electric vehicles to get around. Major roads near Celebration apartments that provide easy access around Orlando include Celebration Avenue, Celebration Place, Celebration Boulevard, Campus Street, Central Florida Greenway/417, I-4, and Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway.

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