Suwannee Plantation is a rural community of Live Oak in Suwannee County. Live Oak was initially established at a railroad junction between to vital railways: one running between Jacksonville and Tallahassee, while the other one ran south from Georgia. It was founded in 1858 not long after the Civil War ended, and was named for a large oak tree where many of the railroad employees sat and rested. The area also supported many turpentine and lumber camps, while the economy revolves around tobacco, corn, peanuts, cotton, melons, timber, and pulpwood presently. Suwannee Plantations is located in an area near a limestone bed riddled with subterranean freshwater streams that surface and feed into dozens of beautiful springs. Thanks to Karst topography, Suwannee County is supplied with fresh water and many places to fish. In addition to that, Suwannee County is known for its world-class cave diving sites, where scuba diving enthusiast from around the world come to explore.
One of the attributes that make owning a home here in Suwannee County such a treat is the Florida nature. Suwannee Plantations is surrounded by numerous state parks and other natural green spaces, which makes it the perfect location for nature lovers. In addition to that, residents of Suwannee Plantations are only one hour from Jacksonville and one and a half hours from Tallahassee, both of which are accessible via Interstate 10. Some of the exciting places to explore in Suwannee County and neighboring Columbia county include the 2,241-acre Ichetucknee Springs State Park and Suwannee River State Park, both of which are located in Live Oak. These two well-kept state parks have beautiful rivers and streams flowing through shaded wetlands and hammocks, most of which find their way to the Santa Fe River, such as the Ichetucknee River. Most of the rivers are fed by natural springs coming from the aquifer, making it an excellent place for swimming and fishing. Some of the other activities available are boating, canoeing, hiking, fishing, picnicking, camping, bird watching. And though Suwannee River State Park doesn't allow swimming, snorkeling, or scuba diving, you have the Ellaville and Falmouth springs nearby. Additionally, for your shopping and dining needs, there is the Lake City Mall located at 2469 West US Highway 90. The mall features JCPenney, TJ Maxx, Michaels, Buffalo Wild Wings, Starbucks, and Buffalo Wild Wings.
Real estate at the Suwannee Plantations in Live Oak, Florida, feature single-family home plans that include Ranch, Cottage, French Provincial, Mediterranean, Classical, European, among others. Homes for sale in Suwannee Plantations are built from different kinds of architectural designs and offer various unique amenities including modern kitchens, stone fireplaces, jacuzzi jetted garden tubs, hardwood floors, atrium doors, stainless steel appliances, and much more. Furthermore, there are apartments and townhomes for sale in Suwannee Plantations offering you a variety of special features as well. Additionally, you can find many lots for sale near the Suwannee Plantations ranging from half an acre to 38 acres. If for some reason you can’t find what you’re looking for in the Suwannee Plantations, we can assist you in finding properties in neighboring communities. For more information about properties for sale at Suwannee Plantation in Live Oak, Florida, don't hesitate to contact us today for more information or to schedule a tour.