Devils Elbow is a neighborhood that is part of Branford, Florida, located in Suwannee County. Devils Elbow is located along the Suwannee River near a bend in the river that resembles an elbow and is bordered by SE Suwannee Trail and SE Forest Road. Branford and the surrounding area continues to be a quiet area, known for the local springs which offer swimming and cave dining for locals and visitors. Before the railroads came to the area, the Suwannee River was the important transportation route from the Gulf of Mexico to Branford and communities upstream. The Branford area has approximately 800 people that call it home.
Residents of Devils Elbow have plenty of outdoor events to enjoy. Besides being right off the Suwannee River, there are Branford parks to enjoy. The Ivey Memorial Park offers picnic area for families and is large enough for community events. Swimming in the springs is always popular, and other parks offer additional picnic areas and basketball courts. Additional recreation can be found at Bob’s River Place. This private recreational area is a popular place for swimming and can be found on NE 340 Highway. Another outdoor area to enjoy is Troy Spring, State Park. The spring water is cooler than some, and although there is not a lot of beach area, you can swim out to the river from the spring.
Devils Elbow real estate offers land along the river and rustic style homes, some raised and with decks that look out over the water. Woods surround the land, and the large lots and acreage available are great places to build. The area is perfect for those who like a rural and quiet lifestyle. Students are served by the Suwannee County School District. The amazing natural beauty of the river and springs, as well as the wooded areas, when combined with the amenities of Branford and other cities, make this a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Lake City area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Devils Elbow, Branford, Florida, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.