The Hunters Creek community was started in the 1980s and is still growing and developing. Located in southern Orange County, this family oriented town provides residents with a sense of community. Outdoor recreation and community centers are popular in this area. CNN Money even ranked Hunter's Creek 21st on their list of the 100 best places live in 2011!
Apartments In Hunters Creek
Living in an apartment in Hunters Creek is an ideal situation for families or young professionals. Hunters Creek is about 30 minutes from downtown Orlando, and located not far from the Lake Buena Vista area, and the Walt Disney World Resort. There is an array of apartments in Hunters Creek, and you are sure to find what you are looking for in this area!Start Your Search for Apartments in Hunter's Creek
Things To Do In Hunters Creek
Explore Orlando's Tourist Attractions
There really is something to this "live where you vacation," concept! Hunters Creek is in close proximity to the Lake Buena Vista area and the Disney and Seaworld theme parks, so you'll definitely want to take advantage of Florida Resident discounts on annual passes. This community's close proximity to the parks makes it easy to visit even just for a few hours after work on a weeknight to walk around the world at EPCOT or for a quick ride on Tower of Terror. Gatorland is also located near Hunters Creek, a timeless Orlando attraction where you can zip line, see hundreds of alligators, take a train ride safari, or let the kids play at the splash pad.
Enjoy Local Parks
Hunter's Creek boasts seven different parks that are accessible by any member of the community. Each park hosts a fun playground shaded by mature trees with a variety of sports courts including soccer, basketball, and tennis. On any given weeknight, you'll find children's soccer teams gathered for practice getting ready for their next big game on Saturday morning. With 7 parks to choose from, you're sure to find your kid's favorite spot for a picnic in no time! Park culture gives people in the community an opportunity to get involved and meet their neighbors, and definitely adds a social aspect to the Hunter's Creek lifestyle. You can see the full lineup on Hunters Creek's community website.
Schools Serving Hunters Creek
Schools serving apartments located in Hunters Creek include Hunters Creek Elementary School, West Creek Elementary School, John Young Elementary School, Endeavor Elementary School, Waterbridge Elementary School, Hunters Creek Middle School, Freedom Middle School, Freedom High School, and Cypress Creek High School.
The Hunters Creek Business Community
As a growing community, there are lots of employment opportunities in this area in commercial and retail spaces. However, those who choose to work elsewhere commute to other areas of Orlando, such as downtown Orlando, or the Lake Buena Vista area. Recreation is a large part of the force that drives the economy of this area. Major employers in the area include the Theme Parks and tourism districts like International Drive. The Darden Restaurants Headquarters (the geniuses who created Olive Garden and Bahama Breeze!) are also located close-by, attracting many employees to the area.
Shopping in Hunters Creek
The main shopping and entertainment area of Hunters Creek is the Loop, offering dining, shopping, and a movie theater - great for a date night! The neighborhood also offers a few strip malls throughout with grocery store staples like Publix, Target, and even a Lucky's Market. Living in Hunters Creek will also put you close to the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlet Mall, a favorite for shopping outlet inventory from stores like Adidas, American Eagle, and Banana Republic. Hunters Creek residents also choose to shop in some of the nearby malls, including the Florida Mall. While the Florida Mall is not as close by as the others, it offers over 250 different stores under one roof!
Traffic And Driving In Downtown Orlando
Some of the major intersections near apartments in Hunters Creek include the corner of Town Center Boulevard and John Young Parkway, the corner of Town Center Boulevard and Orange Avenue (Co Rd 527), and the corner of Orange Blossom Trail and Osceola Parkway. Living in Hunters Creek allows for easy access to the Florida Turnpike and the Central Florida Greenway (SR 417). These are the opinions of writers and not the opinions of 407apartments.com or any of our advertising partners.