Maitland, Florida

Living in Maitland

Maitland FloridaA suburban city found in Orange County, Maitland is more than just a neighborhood. It's a community with about 16,000 residents and plenty to offer. The location provides convenience for residents working in both Orlando and Kissimmee.

Maitland Recreation and Attractions

The Maitland area provides many parks, trails, lakes and public spaces. It's known for the outdoor recreation with Lake Lilly Park and the Maitland Community Park providing some of the top choices. Whether you enjoy fishing, bird watching, canoeing, cycling or any other outdoor activity, you'll find it throughout the area.

The city isn't just known for outdoor recreation, however. It's also boasts a large collection of theaters, museums and cultural attractions. The Maitland Historical Museum and Enzian Theater are two of the top attractions. Of course the Maitland Art Center is another choice many residents enjoy. Other area attractions include the William H. Waterhouse House and the Maitland Telephone Museum. The William H. Waterhouse House is actually found on the National Register of Historic Places.

The RDV Sportplex provides even more recreation for residents. This is a multi-purpose sports and recreation facility. It covers about 365,000 square feet and is the former practice facility of the Orlando Magic. Within the facility is an Ice Den with one NHL-sized ice rink and one Olympic-sized ice Rink. A number of programs are offered at the RDV Sportplex including plenty of hockey programs, such as the Orlando Youth Hockey Association and the University of Central Florida Hockey Club.

Maitland Employment and Economy

While Maitland is close enough to commute to Orlando and Kissimmee, it also offer a large business center called the Maitland Center. This center is found close to Interstate 4 and provides about 400 businesses and more than 45 office buildings. Some of the top employers in the area include:

  • Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q
  • EA Tiburon - Makers of the Madden NFL games and the NCAA Football games
  • Charles Schwab Corporation
  • Fidelity Integrated Financial Solutions

Maitland is also served by a commuter rail service called SunRail. This system provides transportation throughout.

Maitland Real Estate

Neighborhoods found throughout Maitland provide a mixture of urban and tranquil environments. Some features lakes and wooded areas, while others are a bit more urban. Many homes throughout the area are rather affordable for an upscale community. The property values are stable and the prices are very competitive for homes throughout the region.

Many charming single-family homes are found here, along with starter homes, townhomes and much more. Buyers in the area are varied, as well, and include retirees, families, professionals and even first-time homebuyers. Homes for sale in Maitland provide a great mixture of affordability, value and location, which makes them popular for Orlando homebuyers.

Living in Maitland

There are several reasons why many choose Maitland to call home. From the outdoor recreation to the convenient location, it's a suburb with plenty to offer. Found close to many of the top Orlando attractions and providing plenty of its own attractions, Maitland is a prime choice for people relocating to the Orlando area.

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