Melrose is a small, unincorporated community on the
intersection of Alachua, Bradford, Clay and Putnam counties in Florida. It is
around 19 miles east of Gainesville, the nearest city over 100,000 people, and
50 miles southwest of Jacksonville, the largest city in Northern Florida.
Originally build around the citrus industry, some
homes in Melrose still retain the large plots of lands and beautiful groves.
The community’s historic district forms an attractive center for the area and
includes dozens of protected, historic buildings. Between these areas and the
waterfront homes Melrose FL has to offer, there is no shortage of attractive
Melrose has a lot to offer any homebuyer. With the
convenient access to local cities, it is easy to enjoy relaxed living in
beautiful Melrose while still finding opportunities for work and recreation in
the Gainesville and Jacksonville.
The Lakes of Melrose
Melrose is located on the southern tip of Santa Fe
Lake. This large body of water provides plenty of lakefront property as well as
opportunities for boating, relaxing by the water and other lake activities.
Other water bodies in the area include Lake
Melrose, Swan Lake, Lake Lilly, Lake Hutchinson, Lake Winnott and South Bull
Pond. The area surrounding Melrose is characterized by lakes and ponds.
Therefore, almost all the homes for sale Melrose FL has listed have easy access
to a waterfront.
Finding Your Waterfront Paradise
The availability of waterfront homes Melrose FL
has for sale means that almost anyone can find their lakefront paradise in the
community. Waterfront homes start in the low six-figure range and extend up to
multi-million-dollar farmlands including their own ponds and lakes.
Many of the lakefront properties are listed in the
low- to mid-six-figure range, meaning that even a modest budget is enough for
an attractive waterfront home. Several have excellent features such as private
lagoons and bays at the edges of the larger lakes such as Santa Fe Lake.
Even the homes that aren’t directly on the shores
of a lake or pond are within a short distance of one. With Watson Realty Corp.
in your corner, you can find a home in Melrose that fits both your lifestyle
goals and your budget.
Contact Our Team
Learn more about the homes for sale Melrose FL and
other markets in Florida have listed. Contact Watson Realty
Corp. today to get started with your home search. We can also help you with
selling your home in Melrose or any other community. We’re here to make your
real estate goals become reality.