Longwood Real Estate
Looking for homes for sale in Longwood, FL?
A place to live, a place to work and play…and a great place to grow, too!
Longwood is a family-oriented community – recognized by Neighborhood Scout as one of the best cities in Florida for families with children. A small town of approximately 14,000, it provides small town living with easy access to big city amenities just a few miles away in Orlando.
Like many communities in the area, Longwood scarcely existed before the coming of Walt Disney World in 1971. Today it is well recognized as a highly desirable place not only to raise a family but, also to make your start in adult life or to spend the retirement years. It’s a town with a wide range of homes to choose from, highly rated schools at all levels, lots of outdoor activities and a dozen golf courses within easy reach.
The area has seen steady growth in the housing market in recent years. There are diverse homes for sale in Longwood Florida ranging from single family homes, which currently average $242,000, to condominium townhouses and apartments. Lifestyle choices include gated and non-gated communities. And, there are the golf communities which are so attractive to people looking for convenience in retirement living.
Seminole County is rated as an academically high-performing school district by the Florida Department of Education. Longwood has four public elementary schools, two public middle schools, and one public high school. There are two more high schools in the area which some students from the town attend.
Longwood real estate options provide affordable small town living with easy commuting to Orlando. Quite apart from work in the big city, there are lots of employment opportunities in the town itself. There’s a proven business core with employers such as South Seminole Hospital, UPS and FedEx, and the several business and industrial parks house numerous smaller companies. The unemployment rate is below the national average. In addition, business opportunities abound for entrepreneurs.
If you like the great outdoors, you’ll definitely be interested in Longwood homes for sale because wherever you buy in town, you’ll find yourself not too far from walking trails and natural areas for hiking, biking and fishing. There are plenty of organized sports and recreational activities for both adults and children, and easy access to the East and West coast Florida beaches which makes it a truly phenomenal place to live.
And, if you`re a vintage car buff, you`ll love the monthly Longwood Historic District Car Show. Longwood station, on the SunRail DeBary to Orlando commuter rail line, is located within walking distance of the City’s nationally recognized Historic District, City Hall and the South Seminole Hospital.
Starting to think that Longwood sounds like home? You’re sure to find the property to truly enhance your particular stage in life here in Longwood, where there is something for everyone!