Wekiva, FL Real Estate
Wekiva, meaning flowing water, is an unincorporated area of Seminole County within the Metropolitan Orlando area. Bordered by the cities of Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Lake Mary and Longwood, the Wekiva area is convenient to all of the Greater Orlando communities. The surrounding area provides a vast array of housing, dining and entertainment options. Home to Wekiwa Springs State Park, an abundance of golf courses, and beautiful residential areas, this community provides prospective residents a quiet alternative to the bustle of the big city.
The area is named for the Wekiva River which feeds the local Wekiwa Springs State Park which serves as the center piece of the Wekiva area. Residents and visitors flock to the state park to enjoy the picturesque natural Florida and to refresh themselves in the year round 72°F crystal clear waters of the spring.
Wekiva enjoys the subtropical climate of Central Florida which provides an abundance of opportunities for fun in the Sunshine State. With an average annual high of 83°F, the Metropolitan Orlando area hosts outdoor activities year round. The chilliest month is January when the average high is around 70°F. The warmest months tend to be July and August with average highs of 92°F. The average annual rainfall for the area is 54 inches which replenishes the areas eco-rich lakes, rivers, and wetlands.
Prospective residents have a variety of choices when deciding where to call home in the Wekiva area. Known for the various golf course communities that surround the river and spring, many Wekiva communities offer amenities such as a pool, a clubhouse and playgrounds.
For a golf and country club that epitomizes the atmosphere of Wekiva, Sweetwater Golf and Country Club sits along the boundaries of Wekiva Springs State park. The Wekiva Hunt Club has single family homes and townhouses at a variety of price points with views of the Wekiva Golf Club golf course and surrounding lakes. In the heart of Wekiva, the Sabal Point community provides prospective residents with their choice of 13 subdivisions and amenities such as walking and biking trails, a basketball court, a baseball field and a community pool. To the west of Wekiwa Springs State Park, Errol Estate Country Club offers residents 27 holes of golf, tennis, pool and clubhouse in a country club setting with stately homes along the golf course.
There are many wonderful homes in this area, but you need a local market expert to help you. Watson Realty Corp is a locally owned company with over 40 years experience selling homes in the area. Call the Watson experts at 800-257-5143.