Star Lake


Star Lake, Florida

Star Lake real estate is regarded as a tight inventory market in Florida for lake homes and lake lots.

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    • Counties: Putnam County
      About Star Lake
      Putnam County, Florida

      Star Lake is in Hawthorne, Florida. Gainesville is 22.6 miles away, and Jacksonville is under 85 miles away.

      There are a few smaller airports nearby, but the closest major airport is Gainesville Regional Airport, around 35 minutes from the lake. Urgent care can be provided at UF Health Shands, 36 minutes away.

      Stock up on snacks and groceries at Hitchcock’s Market, 13 minutes away. Locals recommend restaurants such as The Wrap Shack, Burger Barn, P.J.’s Cafe & Catering, and Dianne’s Old Time Barbeque.

      Happy Medium

      At 234 acres, Star Lake has lots to offer its residents. Since it's a private lake, residents don't have to worry about overcrowding at their lake oasis.

      Anglers can expect to find bowfin, largemouth bass, and catfish on this lake. Many homes have docks, making it easy to explore the water by boat, kayak, or canoe. Other activities include wakeboarding, wake surfing, kayaking, skiing, jet skiing, and swimming.

      Nearby Entertainment

      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.

      Explore Nature

      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.

      Discover Gainesville

      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.

      Excellent Location for Lake Life

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