Longwood has the distinction of being predominantly a residential area and a favorite of family-minded individuals. Many of the homes are large and elegant, sitting on pristine lakefront property or alongside the many biking trails in the area. If you want a home that’s gloriously green and surrounded by wholesome natural activities, Longwood is the place for you.
There are nine parks in Longwood, including Big Tree Park, which is home to The Senator (not that senator!). ‘The Senator’ is what the locals call the largest and oldest Bald Cypress tree in America. Scientists believe The Senator is over 3,500 years old. You can also spend a beautiful afternoon kayaking or canoeing down the lush and vibrant Wekiva River. Take a swim in its clear waters or head out on a sightseeing nature cruise. After you’ve worked up a steady appetite, you can feel free to take advantage of one of the many fine-dining restaurants in the area.
If you ever get tired of spending time outdoors experiencing the natural beauty of the area (and that’s a big ‘if’) you can also sign yourself up for some art, dance, or exercise classes at the local civic center. If you have children, why not take them to the newly constructed skate park? Longwood residents are all about promoting healthy active lifestyles in a wholesome and environmentally friendly way.
The schools in Longwood are some of the best in the Central Florida area, with 95% of the public schools receiving a grade of ‘A’ or ‘B’. SAT scores are higher than both state and national averages, and the graduation rate is 16 points higher than the state average. As if that weren’t enough, all four-year high schools were ranked by Newsweek magazine as being in the top 5% of public high schools in the nation.
Properties in Longwood come in a variety of styles and price ranges, with most of the homes being very affordable for the average family. If the serene, natural, and simply beauty of Longwood sounds good to you, please feel free to view our list of the available properties in the area.
Longwood Home Listings
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