Villages of Rio Pinar Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A neighborhood of well-maintained lawns and impressive common area landscaping with homes in the $200,000 to $350,000 price range, the Villages of Rio Pinar represents the suburban good life in the Orlando area, with a community pool, tennis courts, basketball court, clubhouse, and children’s playground.
The house designs are eclectic and are highlighted by some rather large high-profile Mediterranean-style stucco homes. A mature neighborhood, which started development in the early 1960s, Rio Pinar has many large oak trees draped with Spanish moss, tall palm trees, and brightly colored flowers at seemingly every turn.
In the 32835 zip code area, the Villages of Rio Pinar are bordered on the north by Lake Underhill Road, on the east by South Econlatchee Trail, on the west by South Chichasaw Trail, and on the south by South Curry Ford Road.
Rio Pinar, a gated community, is one of the forerunners in Orlando of the golf-focused neighborhood with a comprehensive list of other recreational amenities. Single-family homes, condominiums, and town homes are available in Rio Pinar. A central meeting place for residents is the golf clubhouse, which hosts weddings, meetings, and other special events.
Villages of Rio Pinar residents have easy access to other parts of the city and the Orlando International Airport via major roadways 408 (East-West Expressway) and 417.
Golfers don’t have to go far to tee up with the Rio Pinar Country Club course, the centerpiece of the community. The Rio Pinar course, one of the older layouts in Orlando, has hosted 17 PGA Tour and LPGA Tour Championships, including the Citrus Open from 1966 to 1978, which later evolved into the PGA Tour’s Bay Hill Championship. Originally designed in 1959 by Mark Mahannah, Rio Pinar was redesigned in 1995 by Lloyd Clifton.
Students in Rio Pinar village attend Deerwood Elementary School, Liberty Middle School, and Northstar High Charter High School.