Winter Springs Real Estate

Winter Springs Florida Realtor Karen Arbutine

A brief history of Winter Springs Florida

Lake Jesup was named in 1837 after General Thomas S. Jesup, a prominent figure of the Seminole Wars. During that time, Lake Jesup was as far as the Steamboats could travel. From there people had to travel by wagon. The most traveled route was south to Orlando; that wagon trail is now known as Tuskawilla Road. By the 1880’s steamboats were carrying orange crops north from Lake Jesup, through Lake Monroe and up the St Johns River to Jacksonville. In later years the railroad was also used to transport crops from the area to market. The city of Winter Springs was not incorporated until 1972 and today is the largest city in Seminole County by land area. The charm of this city is seen throughout the area including the old downtown feel of Winter Springs Town Center. Built in 2002 it hosts 61,000 sq. ft. of specialty retail shops and office space.

 

Winter Springs Florida has a lot to offer:

  • Tuscawilla Golf Course
  • Spring Hammack Preserve
  • Lake Jesup - Boating, Skiing & Fishing
  • Spill Wine & Beer Nightlife
  • Buchanan's Nightlife
  • Red Cypress Brewery

Credit: City of Winter Springs, Florida

 

Featured Winter Springs FL Homes for Sale:

Recently Sold Homes in Winter Springs Florida by Winter Springs Realtor Karen Arbutine:

$299,777 3 Bedroom
2.5 Bath
1,732 SqFt home
in Country Club Village
1049 W Pebble Beach Cir
Winter Springs, FL 32708
#05709723
Listing Source is MRFMLS.

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