Long Swamp real estate is considered a tight inventory market for lake homes and lake lots in Florida.
There are typically 10 lake homes for sale on Long Swamp at any given time. The lake will usually have 10 or so lake lots and land for sale.
Long Swamp homes for sale have an average list price of $149,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.
The charming Long Swamp area is located in Volusia County, just about an hour's drive south of St. Augustine. This area sits along the St. Johns River between Horseshoe Point Conservation Area, Murphy Creek Conservation Area, and Dunns Creek Conservation Area.
Adventure awaits in the beautiful Long Swamp. Residents can enjoy hiking, camping, biking, kayaking, picnicking, boating, and more in any of the three conservation areas surrounding Long Swamp.
Dunns Creek Conservation Area is a 3,156-acre property located on the southern half of Long Swamp. This area is full of local wildlife, and hunting is permitted when in season.
The Murphy Creek Conservation Area offers many of the same opportunities. Boats are permitted and necessary if you want to travel to Murphy Island.
There is also fishing along St. Johns River. Fishermen report catching a wide variety of fish, including bass, crappie, catfish, bluegills, bream, shellcrackers, shiners, and more. St. Johns River is 310 miles long and offers a variety of recreational activities along its shorelines. In many areas of the river, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and boating may be permitted.
Right below the Dunns Creek Conservation Area sits blue, freshwater Crescent Lake. It is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Florida and sits on 16,000 acres of land. There is a marina where boaters can house their boats and a swimming pool if the lake is not for you.
St. Augustine is a quick drive from the Long Swamp area. St. Augustine offers a long list of exciting attractions for people of all ages. Founded in 1565 by the Spanish, this city comes with a lot of history. Make sure to check out The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in St. Augustine is the oldest masonry fort in the United States. At over 315 years old, visitors who walk through the fortress walls are taking a trip through history.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or find a vacation rental, Long Swamp is an excellent choice.