Emerald Forest is a neighborhood in Lake City, Florida. It is located between SW Kirby Avenue and State Road 247 and includes SW Enda Ct, SW Emerald St between SW Kirby Ave and SW Callahan Ave, and SW Stanley CT. As part of Lake City, which is the county seat of Columbia County, Emerald Forest shares a history that goes back to 1821. Emerald Forest can share in the beauty of the Lake City area that draws travelers from all over. Lake City was originally settled by the Seminole Native Americans before it was established in 1821. This area is one of beauty, full of timber as well as agricultural areas.
Emerald Forest residents can enjoy the many recreational offerings in Lake City. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department coordinates and promotes wholesome recreation for all ages, cultures and physical abilities. Emerald Forest residents can enjoy watching or participating at one of the 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 many parks for the Emerald Forest residents to utilize with picnic areas, trails, and the Youngs Park offers tennis courts for active seniors 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.
Emerald Forest real estate includes ranch style homes on half acre lots with mature trees. The homes feature three bedrooms, and many are over 1,500 square feet living space and two car garages. Nearby homes also include modular homes. Students are served by the Columbia County School District. With the many Lake City amenities, the beauty surrounding the Emerald Forest homes, and the access to major highways, 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 Emerald Forest, Lake City, Florida, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.