North Twin Lake - Hawthorne real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Florida for lake homes and lake lots.
North Twin Lake is in Hawthorne, Florida, just under 30 miles from Gainesville. For another big-city adventure, Jacksonville is under 80 miles away.
The Gainesville Regional Airport, the Putnam Community Medical Center, and the UF Health Shands Hospital are under 30 miles away.
Residents can shop for groceries and snacks nine minutes away at Hitchcock’s Market or try locally recommended restaurants such as Burger Barn, Dianne’s Old Time Barbeque, The Wrap Shack, and PJ’s Cafe and Catering.
At 59 acres, North Twin Lake offers its residents privacy and great fishing. Anglers can expect to find bullhead catfish and bluegill here. Many homes have docks, making it easy to explore the lake.
For a large-lake experience, there are plenty of options around North Twin Lake. Popular lakes within 30 miles of the area are Lake Ocklawaha, Lake Santa Fe, Lochloosa Lake, Orange Lake, and Newnans Lake.
For great photo opportunities, head to the nearby town of Palatka and take the self-guided City of Murals tour.
If you’re feeling more adventurous, head to HogWaller Mud Bog & ATV. You will get muddy, but they provide hot showers for you.
Hikers have several nearby options when it comes to exploring the great outdoors. These include Carl Duval Moore State Forest, Etoniah Creek State Forest, and Longleaf Pine Trail.
Gainesville has a wide assortment of activities inside the city.
The Florida Museum of Natural History Exhibits explores the natural and human heritage of Florida, the Caribbean & Latin America.
The Hippodrome Theatre offers plays, independent films, and an art gallery.
The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is a modern museum from the inventor of Gatorade featuring interactive science and technology exhibits.
There are plenty of popular restaurants including Underground Kitchen, The Top, and MOJO Hogtown Bar-B-Que, Smoked Meats Whiskey Bar.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, South Twin Lake is an excellent choice.