Rich in history and beauty, Eatonville, Florida is the “oldest incorporated African American municipality in America.” Soon after the US Civil War, many freed slaves moved to Central Florida searching for a new beginning. These new residents worked hard at clearing the land, planting vegetables and citrus groves,... Show all »
Rich in history and beauty, Eatonville, Florida is the “oldest incorporated African American municipality in America.” Soon after the US Civil War, many freed slaves moved to Central Florida searching for a new beginning. These new residents worked hard at clearing the land, planting vegetables and citrus groves, building new homes, and working for the railroad. In 1887, in response to a legal notice advertised in the Maitland Courier, a group of 27 African-American men, voted unanimously to incorporate the municipality of Eatonville.
Located just six miles north of Orlando, Eatonville is the hometown of many famous African-Americans including David “Deacon” Jones, a professional football player and actor, and Zora Neale Hurston, a widely acclaimed writer, folklorist, and cultural anthropologist. Zora Neale Hurston is author of the book Their Eyes Were Watching God that presents an overview of the founding of Eatonville from the prospective of the main character in the novel, Janie Starks.
Eatonville is located only minutes to all of the excitement of Orlando including the theme parks of Walt Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios. Established in 1990, Eatonville also boasts the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts that showcases the work of artists of African descent. Eatonville is also home to the “Zora Festival.”
Located in Orange County with an estimated population of 2,272, Eatonville is a small community with two public schools, Robert Hungerford Elementary School and Robert Hungerford Preparatory High School. The University of Central Florida in Orlando is just minutes away from this quaint town. Recent home sales in Eatonville range between $150,000 for a home built in 1945 to $199,500 for a home built in 1980. Home styles vary, but many are older ranch-style homes.
Eatonville is sited about one hour and thirty minutes from Tampa and about one hour from Daytona Beach with the convenience of Interstate 4 just minutes away. For commuters in Eatonville, the Lynx bus provides an alternative to driving your own car with bus routes in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties.
Spacious 3 bedroom 1 bath home located in Eatonville. Updated home with tile flooring in family room and kitchen. Situated on large lot with mature tree's at rear of property....
Spacious 3 bedroom 1 bath home located in Eatonville. Updated home with tile flooring in family room and kitchen. Situated on large lot with mature tree's at rear of property. Perfect starter or investment property.
This home was completely renovated in 2010! The floor plan was reconfigured to make a large kitchen, master bedroom suite, breakfast area, and 500 square feet was added to make...
This home was completely renovated in 2010! The floor plan was reconfigured to make a large kitchen, master bedroom suite, breakfast area, and 500 square feet was added to make a huge family room. Everything is practically new including: plumbing, electrical, hvac, flooring, drywall, bathrooms, lighting you name it.
as you enter the home you are greeted by a beautiful mosaic in the floor and a grand formal living and dining room with bamboo flooring. The kitchen is magnificent with real wood cabinets reaching to the ceiling. The 500 sq ft bonus room has plush carpeting and a stunning entertainment center made of real wood and was built by the same craftsman as the kitchen cabinets. All bedrooms are oversized and the 4th bedroom has a 1/2 bath. All bathrooms have custom vanities. The hall bath and master bath have dual sinks. The entry, kitchen, and all baths have beautiful travertine floors. The garage was partially converted to add an additional 400 square feet of living space. It has a separate hvac system. It can be easily changed back to a garage if needed. Don't miss out on this home. Conveniently located close to shopping, i4, winter park village, and more. The pool table, chandelier, china hutch, shed, and desk will remain in the home with a full priced offer. Down payment assistance purchasers are welcome!
Great investment property! This could be two 3/2's or one 6/4. Two story, built in 1999. Block constriction. Great kitchens with all appliances! Large laundry room. Split plna,...
Great investment property! This could be two 3/2's or one 6/4. Two story, built in 1999. Block constriction. Great kitchens with all appliances! Large laundry room. Split plna, large great room. A must see!! Live on one side and rent the other side out! Close to winter park, i-4 and located in a very historic area.
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