Hunters Creek is a 4,000-acre unincorporated planned community in Southwest Orange County, Florida. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The majority of the community was built in the late 1980s and 1990s.
There are 35 single-family neighborhoods in Hunter’s Creek: Ashton, Braddock Oaks, Calabay Cove, Carrington, Casa Vista, Chalfont, Chelsea Landing, Cypress Pointe, Devlin Green, Eagles Landing, Fairways, Falcon Pointe, Flora Vista, Foxhaven, Glenhurst, Heather Glen, Hunter's Isle, Keaton's Crest, Mallard Cove, Mar Vista, Montara, Ocita, Orista Bay, Pace's Mill, Palma Vista, Quail Lake, Raintree, Sandhill Trace, Settlers Landing, Sierra Vista, Tanglewood, Terra Vista, Timucua, Vida Vista and Westshire.
Hunter’s Creek also has four condominium properties: Audubon Villas, Capri at Hunter's Creek, Golfview and Villanova and one Townhouse development: Chartres Gardens. There are also several multi-family neighborhoods with rental opportunities.
Hunter's Creek provides some of the best shopping and dining experiences in the area. The Loop has over seventy stores, fifteen restarurants and a sixteen screen state-of –the-art Regal Cinema. The Hunter’s Creek area has numerous other options for shopping, dining and recreation. Conveniently located close to theme parks, industry and the airport; everything you need is in Hunter's Creek!
Many of the communites have lighted entrances and some are gated for the exclusivity of the families that live within. The neighborhoods are generally small and intimate with sometimes less than one hundred homes per community. Top area builders were chosen to develop Hunter’s Creek. The landscapes are lush with mature Florida foliage. Amenities vary per community. Many have bike and walking paths, playgrounds and tot lots while others have community pools, spas and lighted tennis courts. Some of the communities surround the Hunters Creek Golf course and many have lake front or conservation areas. The homes are generously spaced and many have private pools. Tanglewood is the only guard gated community in Hunter’s Creek and the homes there are custom built.
There are ample opportunites to get involved...there are social groups and clubs, such as the Hunter's Creek Women's Association and the Fabulous 50s (seniors' group). There are also service volunteer groups such as Citizens on Patrol (COP) and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). There are many ways to become involved with a sport, such as soccer, tennis, basketball or volleyball.
Hunter's Creek enjoys top-ranked schools as well. In addition, we host many happenings annually for the whole family, including huge events for July 4th and Halloween, for example. Special camps are also held to coincide with school holidays, including a summer camp which has grown into a big success.
The population was 14,321 at the 2010 census.
There are several schools for Hunter’s Creek students. Hunter’s Creek is part of the Orange County School System. There are four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.
Parks and Recreation
There are seven parks in Hunter’s Creek that are available to all residents of the community. Some of the parks are small with picnic areas, tot lots and walking paths while others include sports courts, restrooms and fishing docks. Osprey Park, one of the biggest, has an inside Social Center with large screen TV, video games, foosball, pool, table tennis, board games and cards. It also has a meeting room. There are two gated dog parks with divided areas for different size dogs.
Hunter’s Creek Golf Club is a member of the Orlando Golf Trail; a group of 12 championship golf courses located along the interstate 4 corridor. The course features an 18-hole, par 72 championship layout. The spacious fairways are set amongst 13 lakes that provide a natural Florida setting for a fair, yet demanding round of golf. Amenities include a Golf Shop, Rental, PGA Golf Professional Staff, Restaurant and Bar, Beverage Cart Service and more.
Hunter’s Creek is served by the Orange County Sheriff's Department and Fire Departments. There are numerous clubs, groups and volunteer organizations that sponsor sports teams, activities and events throughout the year.