If you're looking for an affordable home in the Live Oak/Wellborn area, then the Timberlands subdivision is a perfect place for you to settle down. The Timberlands community is not far from Interstate 10 and Interstate 75, allowing you simple and easy access to other neighboring cities such as Lake City, Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee. Timberlake is located in Suwannee County but is viewed as being a member of the Lake City Micropolitan Area which is comprised of Five Points, Watertown, and Wellborn, as well as other incorporated and unincorporated communities. Modern-day Live Oak started out as a part of the Seminole Native American settlement called Alligator Village, part of which became Lake City. In the early 1800s, the Seminole signed a treaty with the United States government giving up their rights to the land. After that, they moved to the banks of Peace Creek to a Seminole reservation. This region is known as “The Gateway To Florida” since Interstate 10, and Interstate 75 carry a large portion of tourism traffic through its borders. The primary economic base for this community includes tobacco, corn, peanuts, cotton, melons, timber, and pulpwood. The name “Live Oak” comes from a point in the town’s history when railroad employees working on the mainline between Jacksonville and Tallahassee would rest under a large oak For people back then, that old oak was the town’s most prominent landmark.
The Timberlands community in Lake City, Florida, is located one hour away from Jacksonville via Interstate 10 East, which means the comfort of a semi-rural environment while being near enough to essential amenities offered by the bigger city. Not only that, but Orlando is only two hours and 20 minutes away via I-75 South. In addition to that, not far away in High Springs, you have Poe Springs Park, which is a county park encompassing cool, natural springs, offering picnicking, playground and athletic fields. Then there is the Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park with a visitors center located at 4732 Millhopper Road in Gainesville. This wonder of nature features a sinkhole made of limestone walls with a pond at the bottom fed by 12 springs. The sinkhole is 500 feet wide and 120 feet deep. When you want something a little bit more exciting, take a short trip to Jacksonville and visit the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens located at 370 Zoo Parkway. The zoo is comprised of approximately 117 acres, is home to over 2,000 animals, and has over 1,000 different kinds of plants. The exhibits at the zoo include the African exhibits on the north side of the zoo; River Valley Aviary that features a mixture of African, Asian, and South American wildlife.
Real estate at the Timberlands in Lake City, Florida, features single-family home plans that include Ranch, Cottage, French Provincial, Mediterranean, Classical, European, among others. Homes for sale in the Timberlands are built with 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 available in the Timberlands offering you an assortment of unique features as well. Additionally, you can find many lots for sale near the Timberlands that range in size from half an acre to 38 acres. For more information about properties for sale at the Timberlands in Lake City, Florida, don't hesitate to contact us today to learn more about this community or to schedule a tour.