Altamonte Springs Florida

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Altamonte Springs is one of the best residential areas in the Central Florida part of Metropolitan Orlando. Its excellent location attracts significant numbers of qualified professionals from various fields as residents. Many reputable companies have also chosen it for their offices. The town has choice homes amidst green surroundings and there is plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment that add up to a most desirable quality of life. Word has spread and numbers of Altamonte Springs residents have doubled to 40 thousand in the recent past.

The highly qualified people of Altamonte Springs place great emphasis on quality education for their wards. Companies based here also look forward to training options for their key employees. The founders of the town and their successors seem to have had this uppermost in their minds, for Altamonte Springs is almost as rich in learning resources as it is in natural assets and national history. The town's children and their parents have no fewer than 5 Elementary, 4 Middle and 2 High Schools. The Webster University is based in Altamonte Springs, while the Seminole Community College offers custom training for corporate clients. The town's Library has everything that one could expect and more. The Mobile Information Center, or MIC as it is fondly called in local parlance, and a system of exchanging resources with other libraries, are 2 useful and noteworthy innovations. Altamonte Springs residents do not rest on their laurels, but rather work hard at self-development, from childhood right up to ripe adult life. This is a town that values education above material assets. A Pediatric Hospital accompanies a General Medicine and a Surgery Center for adequate healthcare facilities for residents. The Florida Hospital treats almost 100 thousand patients a year. It is the largest hospital in the County.

Maison and Jardin leads a galaxy of excellent dining options in town, with cuisine from all over the world. The proximity to Orlando does not prevent the town from tempting residents, visitors and outsiders as well, all opting for great meals in Altamonte Springs. Bars, Pubs and Clubs keep thirst at bay and offer great aids to lift the spirits and to keep the after-hour dark hours as engaging as town life is by day.

The Cranes Roost Park is 37-acre jewel in Altamonte Spring's crown. A stage that floats on a lake with a 900-seat amphitheater is the magical site for memorable concerts. Lit paths are a stroller's delight by night and benches tempt you to linger by day amongst ornamental plants, cool and shady trees and a most refreshing ambience. The smaller Hermit's Trail is designed with intimate picnics in mind, though there are playgrounds as well for the sports-minded. The Lake Lotus Nature Park has fishing spots and jogging trails. Rangers are glad to provide information on the flora and fauna of the area. Water sports are available at the Lake Oriental Recreational Area. The Sunshine Park and Turnbill Avenue mark the town's thoughtful development of small parks in various neighborhoods. Altamonte Springs seems to have discovered the secret of providing urban conveniences in surroundings with all the rustic advantages.

The Hilton Orlando is based in town. It is used for meetings and conventions and has all the trappings of luxury and modernity for which the chain is famous. The Residence Inn is a part of the Marriott Group with 128 Suites for Orlando and Altamonte Springs visitors. The Holiday Inn is centrally located and features multi-lingual and friendly staff. The Best Western and other offer more modest but adequate accommodation. Altamonte Springs has a dynamic realty market and there are many local realtors on whom families and investors can rely for advice on current market conditions and outlook.

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