Alachua Springs Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
These charming rural cities are located in Alachua County. Surrounded by rivers, lakes and springs, Alachua, Newberry, High Springs and Jonesville make living easy. The city of Alachua, called “The Good Life Community,” finds families helping each other out and keeping an eye on the neighborhood children, and news spreading by word of mouth. The city’s recreation department sponsors sports and activities year-round for children and adults. Nearby communities include Hague, Santa Fe, La Crosse and Providence. 6,900-acre San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is a major Alachua-area attraction. The city of Newberry started in the late 1880s as a mining town where the hunt was for hard-rock phosphate. Phosphate processing plants were built and a railroad stop was established. When the hard-rock phosphate ran out, residents turned to farming. In 1946, Newberry held its first Watermelon Festival to celebrate the crop’s success. The event is still held annually each June. Today, Newberry retains a rural feeling. Nearby High Springs was voted Friendliest Small Town in Florida. This city boasts Southern charm and the pleasures of rural living. The state’s oldest movie theater is here, as are antique shops, art galleries and studios, boutiques and a railroad museum. Alachua, Newberry, High Springs & Jonesville and other rural Alachua County communities such as Jonesville and Fort White – are all a short drive from Gainesville. Students in these communities attend award-winning Alachua County Schools. Real estate offerings in Alachua, Newberry, High Springs and Jonesville consist mainly of single-family detached homes at prices to fit any budget or lifestyle.
Residential real estate offerings in Alachua, Newberry, High Springs and Jonesville are priced from below $100,000 to more than $1 million for larger luxury homes and estate properties. Homes in Alachua, Newberry, High Springs and Jonesville start in the low $100,000s and range up to $500,000 and more. A select few luxury homes and estate properties are available in Alachua, priced in the $1 million range. Many homes are located on large wooded lots and some have acreage. Other homes offer access to community facilities such as golf courses, swimming pools and tennis courts. A very limited number of condominiums and townhouses can be found, priced in the $100,000s. Lots and land are available for custom building.
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