November 23, 2016

10 cool homes in the Milk District you should buy before it's gentrified to hell

Ah, the Milk District. This unofficial neighborhood was once a prime housing market for those who couldn't afford the skyrocketing prices in downtown Orlando. Like with all good places, word got out, and the area surrounding the T.G. Lee milk plant once derided as an eye-sore is now more of a developer's hotspot for yuppie transplants than a downtown getaway. Luckily, affordable houses are still available for the time being. Here are the 10 best, most affordable ones.

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3109 E Central Blvd 
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000 
Renovated 1940 property with porcelain flooring, a new roof and quartz countertops, this Milk District area home is also just minutes away from other happening neighborhoods like Thornton Park and Lake Eola.
3109 E Central Blvd
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000

Renovated 1940 property with porcelain flooring, a new roof and quartz countertops, this Milk District area home is also just minutes away from other happening neighborhoods like Thornton Park and Lake Eola.
3109 E Central Blvd 
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000 
Yes, the stainless steel appliances do come with the house. And who couldn't use an island for good kitchen prep?
3109 E Central Blvd
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000

Yes, the stainless steel appliances do come with the house. And who couldn't use an island for good kitchen prep?
3109 E Central Blvd 
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000 
At three bedrooms, this is a perfect house for working roommates or a young family.
3109 E Central Blvd
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000

At three bedrooms, this is a perfect house for working roommates or a young family.
3109 E Central Blvd 
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000 
Catch some rays (or a smoke, if you're into that) in this newly-added sun deck.
3109 E Central Blvd
3 beds, 3 full baths, 1,760 sq ft, .48 acre lot
$285,000

Catch some rays (or a smoke, if you're into that) in this newly-added sun deck.
2214 Valencia Rd 
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000 
This no-HOA, classic 1950 home is smack dab in the middle of the Milk District. A newly paved, lit driveway and energy-efficient air conditioning make this a prime home to escape the sweltering Orlando afternoons in.
2214 Valencia Rd
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000

This no-HOA, classic 1950 home is smack dab in the middle of the Milk District. A newly paved, lit driveway and energy-efficient air conditioning make this a prime home to escape the sweltering Orlando afternoons in.
2214 Valencia Rd 
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000 
Nothing beats a nicely lit living room, especially one with double corner windows.
2214 Valencia Rd
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000

Nothing beats a nicely lit living room, especially one with double corner windows.
2214 Valencia Rd 
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000 
A modest dining room makes the perfect place to experiment with varying decors.
2214 Valencia Rd
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000

A modest dining room makes the perfect place to experiment with varying decors.
2214 Valencia Rd 
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000 
It's not hard for us to see this bright bedroom as the host of more than a few fun slumber parties.
2214 Valencia Rd
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000

It's not hard for us to see this bright bedroom as the host of more than a few fun slumber parties.
2214 Valencia Rd 
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000 
We like the aqua blue, but you could also try your hand at some paint deals at Home Depot to make this place truly yours.
2214 Valencia Rd
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000

We like the aqua blue, but you could also try your hand at some paint deals at Home Depot to make this place truly yours.
2214 Valencia Rd 
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000 
The possibilities are endless with this much backyard space: fireplace, sun deck, pool?
2214 Valencia Rd
2 beds, 1 full bath, 859 sq ft, 7,825 sq ft lot
$229,000

The possibilities are endless with this much backyard space: fireplace, sun deck, pool?