Sanford, Florida is in the midst of unprecedented new development. Many businesses are investing in this exciting, historical city.
Ideally located within the Central Florida region, Sanford is midway between Orlando’s attractions and the beaches of Daytona Beach. A waterfront city, Sanford has the majestic St. Johns River bordering the northern portion of the city with Lake Monroe as one of the lakes that make up the St. Johns River system. The Sanford Riverwalk Trail follows the shoreline of Lake Monroe, a delightful place for a stroll, jog, bike, walk with your pet or simply enjoy a relaxing sunset.
Casual and non-pretentious, Sanford not only offers access to over 27 beautifully maintained public parks and trails, including a Paw Park, but also a vibrant and historic downtown with a great selection of breweries, restaurants, wine bars, galleries, music, shopping, tours and events.
But there is more work to be done and plenty of opportunity in Sanford. Residents and visitors will soon see new restaurants opening in downtown, in addition to new brew businesses on Sanford Avenue. Also, Railyard Village of Sanford – Sanford’s hottest repurposed shipping containers project, will feature an open-air shopping and entertainment venue featuring unique retail shops, restaurants, and bars.
The growing retail activity just west of downtown includes one of the largest malls in Central Florida, The Seminole Towne Center. In addition, several hotel projects are being considered, including the four-story, 109 room Hampton Inn & Suites near the Orlando Sanford International Airport.
For those looking to relocate to this up and coming community, there are great residential real estate opportunities to be had around Sanford’s highly rated schools.
Whether you are looking for historical homes, new construction, waterfront condos, ranch style with acreage, golf or retirement communities, Sanford offers an array of residential styles for everyone.
Lake Forest, Somerset at Sanford Farms, Kensington Reserve, Lake Markham Landings, Marham Square are some of the many new home communities offering a master plan subdivision with gated entrance and resort style amenities.
If you prefer a more walkable, picturesque neighborhood, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better place than the Historic District in Sanford. Taking a stroll through this scenic neighborhood is to step back in time. Every block brings a brilliant array of Victorian, Colonial, restored Bungalows and magnificent old Florida style homes, some of them listed in the National Registry of Historic Places.
It’s close proximity to the vibrant downtown scene, makes this neighborhood a desirable place for a quiet city lifestyle.
For those that are simplifying their style to a condo living, yet still want the enjoy all the community amenities and vicinity to Downtown, Gateway at Riverwalk offers breathtaking views of Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River.
Mayfair Country Club is historic Sanford’s only golf course and one of the very first courses built in all of Florida. Some of the greatest names in golf have played on the grounds at Mayfair. If you have been an avid golfer or are now ready to learn the game, Timacuan and Mayfair Club subdivision are within a mile of the Country Club.
In conclusion, Sanford is a vibrant city in which people choose to LIVE, WORK AND PLAY. If you are considering being a part of this up and coming community, contact one of the Urban-team experts below and let us help you discover Sanford.