Winter Park FL Homes For Sale
Get Educated in Winter ParkWinter Park has become a nationally known name not just because it offers an unparalleled quality of life, but also because it’s home to excellent schools and colleges. In fact, a lot of folks have moved here primarily to have access to the topnotch educational opportunities available in the city.
Winter Park, FL homes for sale in such neighborhoods as the historic College Quarter, for example, are always quickly snapped up. Homes here aren’t only lovely pieces of architecture (in styles like Cape Cod, Colonial Revival, Craftsman and Mission), they also enjoy close proximity to Rollins College as well as other area schools.
The oldest recognized college in Florida, Rollins College is a liberal arts college that was founded by New England Congregationalists in 1885. Its campus, famous for being one of the most attractive in the state, is sprawled over 70 acres with buildings built along the graceful lines of the Spanish Mediterranean style. Even more famous for its long tradition of academic excellence, Rollins has been ranked number one in the South in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” rankings for three consecutive years. The Princeton Review has also included Rollins in its The New 2007 “Best 361 Colleges” guide.
Apart from being the seat of Rollins College, Winter Park is also the site of the private university Full Sail Real World Education, which offers degree programs for the entertainment industry like Computer Animation, Film, Game Development, Music Business, Recording Arts, and so on. Rolling Stone magazine has recognized Full Sail for having “one of the 5 best music programs” in the United States, a distinction it shares with other institutions like Juilliard and Berklee College of Music.