Tallahassee magazine states Summerbrooke is “an idyllic setting for family living” and it’s easy to see why. Nearby schools include Hawks Rise Elementary, Deerlake Middle School and Chiles High School. See Summerbrooke Tallahassee homes for sale below, or scroll down for more information about the neighborhood.
Summerbrooke is divided into two subdivisions - Summerbrooke and The Groves at Summerbrooke. Between the two, there are more than 800 homes, with the majority being in the Summerbrooke neighborhood.
For those looking for larger homes on large lots, without sacrificing proximity to downtown, this community is a popular choice. Today, there are more than 800 homes, with most in the 2,500 - 3,000 sq. ft. range. The majority of homes are located on a quarter to a full acre and back up to golf course views or one of the many lakes located in the subdivision.
Additionally, residents love the amenities that come along with living in Summerbrooke. Sidewalks and street lights means you’ll often find neighbors out on an early morning run or an evening stroll. The rolling hills make it perfect for a workout. And if you’re looking for off-road options, you’re covered. With miles of trails, those living in the neighborhood love catching a glimpse of deer, turkey and other wildlife.
With five lakes within walking distance, residents get plenty of time on the water as well. Non-motorized boats are allowed and the lakes are stocked so catch and release is a popular sport.
Another benefit you get when living in the Summerbrooke neighborhood is access to the playground and picnic area. There is a covered pavilion with tables, slides, swings and a sandbox, which makes the place popular for birthday parties and other get-togethers.
Summerbrooke Tallahassee fireworks are also a must-see. Each year on the 4th of July, residents gather outside for the most spectacular show that lights up the entire sky. For more information, visit the Summerbrooke POA website’s events section.
And last but not least is the Summerbrooke Country Club!
SUMMERBROOKE COUNTRY CLUB
The country club is called The Golf Club at Summerbrooke, but it’s so much more than just golf! This is the ideal venue for large special events like weddings, meetings, receptions and more, as it holds up to 125 people.
Members also can enjoy the 2,100 sq. ft. resort-style swimming pool. There’s a wade-in area for small children, as well as a splash pad with fountains. The fun doesn’t stop when the sun sets. There are also fire pits for evening gatherings.
Of course, if you are a Summerbrooke resident who loves to golf, you’re covered. The course was originally built in 1993 by Dean Refram however, it was modified in 1997, which has allowed for improvements to the fairways, greens and tees. The course, with its rolling hills and lake views make it one of the most scenic golf courses in Tallahassee.
SUMMERBROOKE TALLAHASSEE MARKET UPDATE
Over the past 6 months, homes in Summerbrooke have been selling fast! The average number of days on the market for a Summerbrooke Tallahassee home for sale is just 22 days. Not only are the homes selling quickly, but they are selling for top dollar as well. Buyers can expect to pay 101% of the asking price in today's market. From January to June, 17 total homes sold in this community, with the majority of sales taking place in May and June. The current 6-month average home price is $473,027, which is up from the previous 6-month average of $447,217.
In June 2021, 6 homes sold in Summerbrooke. All of them were 4- and 5-bedroom homes between 2,300 and 3,345 sq. ft. One of the homes was on the market just 7 days before it sold, which illustrates what a strong seller’s market we are in right now (i.e. demand exceeds supply of homes available).
Coldwell Banker agent Christie Perkins was the listing agent for 2 of the 6 homes that sold in Summerbrooke in June.
Shopping & Amenities near the Summerbrooke Neighborhood
Similarly to Ox Bottom, residents of Summerbrooke love being right down the road from Bannerman Crossing Shopping Center. In this area, there’s also a Publix grocery store, Walmart, Target and Walgreens for all the essentials.
When it comes to dining, Nextdoor has compiled a list of the best restaurants according to Summerbrooke residents. A few of which are listed below:
- Sweet Frog (frozen yogurt)
- Canopy Road Cafe (breakfast & brunch)
- Red Elephant Pizza & Grille
- El Jalisco Kerry Forest (Mexican restaurant)
- Ming Tree Cafe (Asian restaurant)
Some of Summerbrooke's popular amenities that residents love include:
- A children's playground located in the neighborhood
- A well maintained Country Club and facilities in this golf-course community
- Community events, like the annual 4th of July Fireworks celebration
- Access to Lake Griffin for water activities
- Beautiful landscape with rolling hills
- Location, location, location! Northeast Tallahassee neighborhood community
- An active Homeowner's Association that enforces covenants and restrictions to keep the community looking pristine
- Sidewalks & streetlights throughout the subdivision
Streets located in the Summerbrooke Neighborhood
- Summerbrooke Drive
- E Conservancy Drive
- Viburnum Court
- Preservation Road
- Heritage Ridge Road
- Applewood Way
- Spicewood Lane
For more information about what it’s like to live in Summerbrooke Tallahassee FL, visit the Summerbrooke Property Owners Association website: https://www.mysummerbrooke.com/.
Another neighborhood similar to Summerbrooke is Ox Bottom. Not only are the neighborhoods adjoining, but they also have similarly sized and priced homes as well. Additionally, many Summerbrooke residents see their Ox Bottom residents out on the Summebrooke golf course. For more information about the Ox Bottom neighborhood, click here.