Located just Northwest of Downtown Orlando, College Park is one of our favorite Orlando neighborhoods. Apartments in College Park embrace the culture of this walkable neighborhood surrounded by a unique collection of ecclectic shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and bars. A visit to College Park makes for an incredible Saturday afternoon! If you're looking to live right in the middle of the action, an apartment in College Park just might be your perfect match.
"College Park" suggests this neighborhood might be home to a major university or college. This is in fact, FALSE! The neighborhood is named "College Park" because it's main streets are named after famous colleges like Princeton, Harvard, and Yale.
Why a College Park Apartment?
College Park is an Orlando classic, with some of Orlando's most unique businesses rooted along the main brick-lined Edgewater Drive and Princeton streetfronts. This walkable strip is home to one of Orlando's most historic Publix Supermarkets and local businesses like RusTeak, Graffiti Junktion, and Credo Coffee. The College Park community also hosts multiple festivals throughout the year such as the Jazz Festival and Spring Fest that draw thousands of Orlando locals in for some College Park fun!
This area is popular for young professionals and families alike, thanks to it's close proximity and easy commute to Downtown Orlando and Maitland where many of Orlando's largest employers are located. Culturally, the neighborhood truly feels like a community as locals frequent familiar restaurants and businesses along the strip. Pet culture is thriving in College Park, and many of the restaurants and bars offer pet friendly patios. It is common to see pet owners on a stroll with their pup and exploring the greenspace at Albert Park. If you're planning on renting with a dog, you might want to check out this list of pet friendly apartments in Orlando.
It's no wonder College Park is a popular neighborhood for renting in Orlando. If you're looking to live close to the action, apartments in College Park can be limited. We'd suggest checking out The Princeton at College Park, a luxurious new option with sleek apartment finishes, a gorgeous clubhouse perfect for entertaining, and even a courtyard pool - a surprising oasis in the middle of College Park!
College Park Apartments: Bedrooms and Leases
It's easy to find great one-bedroom apartments in College Park or neighborhoods near this area. Rents range from economy to luxury. These apartments range in price due to amenities, location, and floor plan. Use our search to find a one-bedroom that fits all of your needs as a renter. With so many to choose from, it should be easy to find the perfect one for you!
If you are looking for an apartment in College Park with short-term leases available, our site can help you with that, too. Ideal for those temporarily in Orlando, short-term leases are a great way to not be stuck paying for an apartment after you have already moved out. Additionally, this is a great location if you are doing business in the greater downtown Orlando area, because of easy access to roads like I-4 and 17-92.
College Park Apartments: Features and Amenities
An amenity that isn't always first to cross renters' minds is whether or not their new apartment comes with a washer and dryer, or washer/dryer hookups. While we often forget about this feature, once moved in, if it's not there, you are sure to miss it! With plenty of College Park apartments featuring washer/dryer or washer/dryer hookups, you are sure to find one that fits your needs. Having a washer/dryer available for use in your own apartment makes doing laundry a thousand times easier and much more convenient. This is especially true for families, who produce much more dirty laundry than just a single resident.
Another utility that we often forget about is a garbage disposal. If you eat out a lot, this probably isn't too important for you, but for those who cook at home frequently, having a garbage disposal is an excellent addition to the kitchen. It makes disposing of old food, etc. much easier and cleaner. Plus, the trash will fill up much less without excess food in it. Almost all of the apartments in College Park and surrounding neighborhoods have garbage disposals. To make sure that the apartment you end up renting has this feature, use our site to search through College Park apartments with garbage disposals.