If you're looking for property in Lake City, Florida, then you will love Wise Estates, a cozy little neighborhood nestled in the southwestern region of the city. Wise Estates is only minutes away from Interstate 10 and Interstate 75, granting it easy access to other neighboring towns such as Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee. Lake City is the principal city of the Lake City Micropolitan Area. Modern-day Lake City initially started out as a Seminole Native American settlement called Alligator Village. However, in the early 1800s, the Seminole signed a treaty with the United States government, giving up their rights to the land. They subsequently move to the banks of Peace Creek to a Seminole reservation. Lake City is known as “The Gateway To Florida” since Interstate 10 and 75 carry a large percentage of tourism traffic through it. The primary economic base for this community includes include tobacco, corn, peanuts, cotton, melons, timber and pulpwood, while the Osceola National Forest administrative offices and Lake City Gateway Airport are two of the biggest employers in Lake City.
Residents of Wise Estates in Lake City enjoy living in a semi-rural environment while being able to take advantage of the amenities offered by nearby Jacksonville, only one hour away via Interstate 10 East. The area surrounding Wise Estates has numerous natural green spaces for you to enjoy as well, such as Rum Island Springs County Park, Osceola Wildlife Management Area, and Gilchrist County Santa Fe River Park. Another beautiful outdoor location is Ichetucknee Springs State Park located at 12087 US-27 in Fort White. This state park features hardwood hammock and limestone outcrops, with recreational activities that include tubing down the river, rafting, snorkeling, and diving. If you’re looking for more to do, visit Jacksonville and go to the Museum of Science and History located at 1025 Museum Circle. This museum features a main exhibit that changes quarterly, the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium, and three floors of permanent exhibits. Another favorite place for residents to visit is the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens located at 829 Riverside Avenue in Jacksonville. This museum features pieces by Romare Bearden, Norman Rockwell, Thomas Moran, Winslow Homer, and Peter Paul Rubens. Some of the special collections include 700 pieces by Ralph Wark, 200 works done by Eugène Louis Charvot, and 190 Japanese prints from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Wise Estates real estate in Lake City, Florida, features single-family home plans that include Ranch, Cottage, French Provincial, Mediterranean, Classical, European, among others. Homes for sale Wise Estates 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 Wise Estates offering you an assortment of unique features as well. Additionally, you can find many lots for sale near Wise Estates that range in size from half an acre to 38 acres. For more information about properties for sale at Wise Estates in Lake City, Florida, don't hesitate to contact us today for more information or to schedule a tour.