Johnson Lake


4Listings$10K-$175K$235KTotal Value
Johnson Lake, Florida

Johnson Lake real estate is considered a limited supply market for lake homes and lake lots in Florida.

Johnson Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $69,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

About Johnson Lake
Alachua County, Florida

Johnson Lake is in Hawthorne, Florida, under 25 miles from Gainesville.

Coming from the Timucuan word meaning “big jug,” Alachua County has around 270,000 people.

The closest major airport is Gainesville Regional Airport and is 25 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at UF Health Shands Hospital, 26 minutes away.

Groceries and snacks can be found within walking distance at Hitchcock’s. Locals recommend restaurants such as Dianne’s Old Time Barbeque, The Wrap Shack, and Burger Barn.

Small Lake, Big Fish

Despite its smaller size, Johnson Lake still offers great fishing. Anglers can expect to find striped bass, catfish, largemouth bass, white bass, walleye, flathead catfish, and drum here.

The lake is part of Lindsey-Phillips Park which features a boat ramp, fishing pier, playground, and picnic facilities.

Nearby Entertainment

Museum-lovers will be delighted to know there are three museums close by. The number one attraction in Alachua County is the Florida Museum of Natural History. Also near the lake is the Harn Museum of Art and the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention.

Fun in Gainesville

Gainesville features attractions like the Florida Museum of Natural History, Butterfly Rainforest, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, and the Gainesville Raceway.

Some of the city’s most anticipated events include the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, Jest Fest, Butterfly Fest, and the Downtown Festival and Art Show.

Explore Nature

Nature-lovers should make the trek to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, where they will find hunting, fishing, hiking, and biking. At 21,000 acres, the park is a must-visit when in the area.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Johnson Lake is an excellent choice.