Cottage Grove is a newer residential community in Lake City, Florida off of State Road 247. The Cottage Grove subdivision offers privacy without having to sacrifice proximity to town. The community will hold approximately 30 or fewer homes upon completion. As part of Lake City, the county seat of Columbia County, Cottage Grove will be a part of an area that has a history that dates back to 1821. Before then the area was settled by the Seminole Native Americans. This beautiful area has plenty of timber as well as agricultural areas. A big draw to travelers are the many fishing opportunities and beautiful land found in Lake City.
Cottage Grove residents can tap into the many recreational offerings in Lake City. The Lake City Parks and Recreation Department coordinates and promotes wholesome recreation for all ages, cultures and physical abilities. The Southside Sports Complex-Southside Recreational Complex offers many playing fields for sports lovers. There are three baseball fields that are 300 feet, ten that are 200 feet, four adult softball fields that are 300 feet and eight girls’ softball fields that are 200 feet. There are also five soccer fields of different sizes. The complex has 15 screened batting cages and a 12-passenger tram to help transport spectators and equipment. There are also several parks for the Cottage Grove residents to utilize with picnic areas, trails, and the Youngs Park offers tennis courts as well. Those who have an interest in history will enjoy visiting a preserved home that has been turned into a museum. The Lake City-Columbia County Historical Museum offers a variety of Civil War artifacts and information on the area.
Cottage Grove real estate offers new homes that range from 1,200 square feet to over 1,600 square and features three and four bedrooms, open floor plans and two car garages. The lots are level, and there is room for landscaping. Cottage Grove has direct access to State Road 247 which runs north and east until it connects with West US 90 which runs into downtown Lake City. Students in Cottage Grove are served by the Columbia School District. With the beauty of the area, the many recreation offerings, and the natural beauty, this is a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Lake City area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Cottage Grove, Lake City, Florida, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.