Lakeshore Drive TallahasseeResidents of the Lakeshore Drive neighborhood in Tallahassee have a secret. Because of the city’s beautiful canopy roads, Lakeshore Drive often gets overlooked, but it is truly one of the most scenic routes in town. The winding road, with glimpses of serene Lake Jackson, makes this subdivision a peaceful drive and a gorgeous cycling location for locals and visitors alike.
Lakeshore Drive Tallahassee
If you are not familiar with the area, one important item worth noting is that Lakeshore Drive is a road located in Tallahassee. This community covers an expansive area that stretches across northwest and northeast Tallahassee. Conveniently located just off of I-10’s exit 199, the road makes a U-shape, with the bend facing Lake Jackson. Within the U-shape you’ll find various neighborhoods, like Linene Woods, Brandon Woods, Lakeshore Estates, Lakeshore Oaks, Hunter's Crossing, Lakeshore Gardens and The Gardens at Lakeshore.
Homes vary widely in price, as some houses are located on Lake Jackson, while other homes for sale on Lakeshore Drive in Tallahassee are more modest, with smaller backyards that are easy to maintain.
All local area residents enjoy easy access to Lake Jackson, which provides opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, fishing and bird watching. Some folks kayak over to the Lake Jackson Mounds State Park to explore the ancient Native American temples. Although, it’s just a short car ride away if you prefer to drive from the neighborhood to the state park.
Additionally, being so close to I-10 makes it easy for residents to hop on the highway and get to the Market Square shopping district in just 7 minutes! Here, you can shop at Trader Joe’s, Fresh Market and Publix, grab a bite to eat at any of the nearby restaurants, and get some shopping done at the local boutiques.
Lakeshore Drive Tallahassee FL Homes for Sale
There are a range of home styles in the Lakeshore Drive area - from traditional brick homes to mid century modern, and everything in between! The majority of homes with lake views are larger and also feature larger lots (some with up to an acre).
Although there are a few empty lots left and some newer construction houses, most of the houses were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Some owners have made updates and renovations, while others have not, which is advantageous for buyers looking for a place they can add their own personal touch too.
Lakeshore Drive Market Update
Over the past 6 months, there has been a 31% increase in the average price per square foot of Lakeshore Tallahassee homes for sale. This is a 23% increase from September 2021, and we have seen very little deviation in the average price per square foot since June 2021. Being in a seller’s market, we don’t anticipate the prices to drop much in the near future.
The average sales price for a Lakeshore home is $524,000, which is down from last month’s 6-month average of $317,280. In the past 6 months, 26 homes have sold. On average, homes in Lakeshore were built around 1980.
Currently, the average number of days on the market for houses for sale in Lakeshore is about 25 days. With the market as it is right now, buyers can expect to pay 99% of the seller’s asking price.
In August 2021, 2 homes sold in Lakeshore. Listed at $239,900 (a 5-bed, 3-bath at 2,482 sq.ft) the house sold for 98% of asking price at $400,000. Whereas, the second homes listed at $239,900 (a 2-bed, 2-bath at 1,520 sq.ft) sold at 100% of the seller’s asking price after 7 days on the market.
In September 2021, 1 home sold in Lakeshore. The listing price was $325,000 and sold at 100% of the asking price. The home had 3-beds, 2-baths at 2,078 sq.ft. After 46 days on the market the home sold.
In October 2021, 1 home sold in the Lakeshore area. The home sold after being on the market for only 6 days. Listed at $950,000, the home consisted of 5-beds, 4-baths at 4,400 sq.ft. The home sold for $875,000, which is 92% of asking (or $75,000 under).
Major Streets located in Lakeshore Drive Tallahassee
Below are a few of the roads in the Lakeshore Drive Tallahassee FL subdivision that have available homes for sale:
Derbyshire Road Hemley Loop Narwhal Court Ortega Drive
Remington Run Way Sandy Court Triton Loop
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