Turkey Run is a quaint little community located in Lake City, Florida. This part of Florida has a humid subtropical climate, so residents living at Turkey Run can get involved in warm weather outdoor activities year-round, only experiencing an occasional cold snap every once in a while because of continental conditions. Turkey Run is also in proximity to Interstate 10 and Interstate 75, allowing you quick access to places such as Jacksonville which is only 60 miles to the east, Gainesville 46 miles to the south, and Tallahassee 106 miles to the west. Lake City's history dates back to the early 18th century when Seminole Native Americans lived, hunted, and tilled these lands. The Seminole lived in an area they referred to as "Alpata Telophka" which translated to "Alligator Village." Florida historians don't know when the Seminole established the town, but they do know it existed before the Spaniards arrived. Shortly after the United States acquired Florida from Spain in 1821, the Seminole moved to a reservation on the banks of Peace Creek. In 1858, Alligator Village officially incorporated under the name "Lake City."
Potential homebuyers find the properties at Turkey Run in Lake City appealing because of its rural atmosphere and proximity to Jacksonville, Florida. One of the most notable things about living at Turkey Run in Lake City is the abundance of open, natural space available. For example, you have O'Leno State Park with a visitors center at 410 Dogwood Trail in High Springs. The Sante Fe River is the main feature of this park while offering guests many facilities built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. O’Leno State Park has 13 miles of hiking, cycling, and equestrian trails, as well as complete campgrounds for groups and families. Then there is Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park located at 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive in White Springs. This Florida State Park features all sorts of wildlife and a variety of birds. Recreational picnicking, hiking and bicycling, as well as horseback riding, canoeing are also available. If you’re looking for something else, Jacksonville, Florida, is an hour away via Interstate 10 East. In Jacksonville, there is a number of things to do and experience. One example is Hanna Park which consists of nearly 450 acres of coastal hammocks. The park also has 15 miles of off-road bike trails, 300 camping sites, a dolphin plaza, a 40-acre freshwater lake, and is an excellent place for surfing.
Real estate at Turkey Run in Lake City, Florida, features single-family home plans that include Ranch, Cottage, French Provincial, Mediterranean, Classical, European, among others. On average, these houses offer floor plans that range in size from two bedrooms, two baths, and 1,430 square feet to 15 bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms, and 3,000 square feet. Homes for sale Turkey Run 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, You will find an excellent selection of apartments and townhomes available for sale in the area of Turkey Run with an assortment of unique features as well. Additionally, you can find many lots for sale near Turkey Run ranging in size from half an acre to 38 acres. If for some reason you don’t see your home in Turkey Run, we’ll help you find it in one of our neighboring communities. For more information about properties for sale at Turkey Run in Lake City, Florida, don't hesitate to contact us today for more information or to schedule a tour.