Real Estate listings in Longwood, FL
About Longwood Homes For Sale, Condos for Sale & Orlando Real Estate
Longwood Combines New Development with a Rich History
Longwood, Florida is a large suburban area located just north of Orlando. Residents in the area enjoy easy access to the city within a charming town full of history. There are a variety of communities in Longwood, leaving residents with endless options for a Floridian lifestyle.
Like many Central Florida areas, Longwood is growing rapidly. There are many new developments coming forward but the area still boasts plenty of historical charm, like the clocktower in Longwood’s Historic District and Lady Liberty, one of the oldest trees in America.
Longwood Real Estate
When considering a move to Florida, Longwood has opportunity for both luxury real estate and more affordable investments.
Alaqua Lakes is located in the northwest part of the city. The popular community features waterfront homes and a luxury lifestyle. The homes range in price from $500K to more than $3 million. The 18-hole golf course, The Legacy Club, allows residents to experience exactly what the ideal Floridian lifestyle feels like. A membership to the private club also allows access to the nearby Heathrow Country Club.
The Landings community provides more affordable options with homes starting in the $150,000s. The gated area makes for a perfectly safe place to raise a family. Nearby, West Lake allows for all the water activities a family could dream up and the gated community ensures that your stress levels will be low when children want to play outdoors.
Finding Your Dream Home in Longwood
The City of Longwood has a very open concept type of design. The communities are spaced out with green areas or ponds in between and there aren’t many major roads built within them. This creates a small town charm amongst city living. Another major perk to buying a home in Longwood is the ease of access to Downtown Orlando.
Each community in Longwood provides something a bit unique. Many of the communities in Longwood provide newer homes and many are guard gated communities.
No matter what your home search criteria holds, there’s certainly a community in Longwood that will match all of your wants and needs. Are you ready to start looking for a new home? Contact our experts for everything there is no know about Longwood real estate.
Living and Working in Longwood
Life in Longwood is made simple by its accessibility to Downtown Orlando and the opportunities within the neighborhood. Many Longwood residents work among the area’s strong business center. Major employers include FedEx, South Seminole Hospital, and Comprehensive Energy Services. New developments continue to offer both economic growth and employment opportunities for Longwood residents and those living in the Greater Orlando area.
If your work isn’t in the core of Longwood though, no worries! Downtown Orlando is just 15 miles away and basically a straight shot south on Interstate 4. Commuting from the area isn’t uncommon or inconvenient. In fact, many residents enjoy the short drive to work while living in a home away from the fast-paced city.
Families also enjoy living in the area because of its well-regarded schools. There are many schools to choose from and most are above average overall. This makes it easy to bring children to school no matter which community you decide to live in, taking a lot of stress out of that portion of the home search.
Outdoor living is a major attraction for residents in Longwood. There are a variety of parks and lakes to choose from. Big Tree Park is popular for both nature and history lovers. The park boasts numerous trails for hiking, biking or an easy walk with the family. It also provides easy access to nearby parks via the Cross Seminole Trail. Big Tree Park also features a memorial for a 3,500-year-old Bald Cypress Tree that was unfortunately lost in a fire in 2012.
The Longwood Historic District is by far one of the most popular areas for residents and tourists alike. This is because it features all of Longwood’s incredible history while incorporating new shops and restaurants, making it a hub for many different experiences. The attraction is growing as more options for shops and restaurants open up and the hope is to preserve it for many years to come.
Longwood Homes For Sale, Condos for Sale & Orlando Real Estate
Search for homes, condos, townhomes and real estate for sale in 32750, 32752, 32779 & 32791 here.