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
The 6-month average sales price for a Lakeshore home is currently $308,000. This is down slightly, from a peak in October, at $357,000. In the past 6 months, 22 homes have sold.
When looking at the average price per square foot of a Lakeshore home, it currently sits at $167, which is down from a peak of $187/sq. ft. back in October 2021.
Currently, the average number of days on the market for houses for sale in Lakeshore is about 22 days. With the market as it is right now, buyers can expect to pay 99% of the seller’s asking price.
In October 2021, 3 homes sold in the Lakeshore area. The average sales price was $524,000.
In November 2021, 7 homes were sold in the Lakeshore neighborhood, which is the most activity seen in this neighborhood in the past few months. The average number of days homes were on the market was 41, with the fastest home going under contract in just 18 days. The average sales price was $363,857.
In December 2021, 5 homes sold in Lakeshore. The average listing price was $316,780 and the average selling price was $317,780. Average number of days on the market was 27.
In January 2022, 3 homes sold - 2 detached single-family homes and one townhome. The average list price was $254,666 and the average sold price was $263,000. Homes moved quickly this month, with the average going under contract in 14 days, and one selling in as quickly as 2 days!
In February 2022, no homes were sold in the Lakeshore area.
In March 2022, 2 homes were sold in the Lakeshore area. One home was listed at $170,000 and sold for $167,500. This home was a detached single family home with 3 bedrooms and one bathroom. It had a square footage of 960 and was on the market for 33 days. The other home was listed at $298,000 and sold for $295,000. This home was a detached single family home with 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms. It had a square footage of 1831 and was on the market for 83 days.
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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