Learn More About Sanford, Florida:
Sanford is a mid-sized city in Seminole County Florida, on the shores of Lake Monroe. Located just 27 miles northeast of Orlando, Sanford covers a land area of 26.5 square miles with a population of right around 60,000. Sanford is known as the "Historic Waterfront Gateway City," for its lake-adjacent location as well as being at the head of navigation on the St. John’s River. Sanford is one of Central Florida’s oldest incorporated cities, and known for its brick-lined streets, towering oaks, elegant store-fronts and large, nineteenth-century Victorian homes.
Sanford features a humid subtropical climate which sees highs reaching 71 in the winter months and 92 in the summer months. This favourable climate is a key reason why Orange County is the heart of the citrus industry in Florida.
Whether you’re a resident or tourist, young or old, no visit to Sanford is complete without stopping in to see the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Here you’ll find more than 500 animals representing 205 species and this doesn't even include the bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo. The youngsters will enjoy the domestic animals in the Barnyard Buddies Children’s Zoo while those who enjoy the creepy crawlies will love visiting the Southeast’s largest collection of venomous snakes and non-venomous reptiles in the Herpetarium.
To take advantage of the surrounding natural beauty, thousands of Sanford residents and visitors take a stroll or bike ride on the scenic RiverWalk Trail. Since its completion in 2004, this multi-use trail is a ten-foot wide paved walkway which spans a distance of several miles in Sanford's downtown area along the waterfront of Lake Monroe. The Trail connects Lake Monroe with other popular public parks in the area including Memorial Park, Wayside and Fort Mellon Park, as well as the restaurants and boutiques of downtown Sanford.
Sanford’s Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center combines a first rate facility for the best live stage performances in the region with an homage to the city’s cultural history. Renovated on the original site of the old Ritz theatre in the 1930’s, the Center still has the old Ritz Marquee alongside the building. The Center is no home to such first rate productions as The Nutcracker presented by Ballet Fedotov and the Russian Academy of Alafaya, Sanford Jazz Ensemble: Christmas Concert, Curtain Up - A Tribute to Broadway, and The Miracle Worker.
Schools in Sanford are administered through the Seminole County Public Schools District. The SCPS has been ranked in the top two in all grade levels in reading, math, and science amongst Central Florida districts. Amongst the top rated schools in Sanford are: Sanford Middle School, Holy Cross Lutheran Academy, and Seminole High School.
Sanford is an idyllic, beautiful, tight-knit community which would be a great place to live for anyone looking for small city living near a larger urban setting.
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Currently Sanford has 430 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 01/27/2021. Of these properties, 326 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Sanford, and 8 condos are for sale by their owners in Sanford. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Sanford, is $474,062, the average condo price in Sanford, is $369,339. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $152. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 16,638 of properties sold in Sanford. Of these properties, 13,427 single family homes have sold by their owners in Sanford, and 570 condos have sold by their owners in Sanford. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Sanford, is $273,940. Single family homes have been selling for 122 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Sanford, is $230,261. Condos have been selling for 95 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Sanford, are: Wyndham Preserve Pine Way (22 For Sale), Kensington Reserve (16 For Sale), Sanford Town Of (16 For Sale), Rosecrest (13 For Sale), Parkview Place (12 For Sale), Acreage & Unrec (10 For Sale), Riverside Oaks (10 For Sale), Riverside Reserve (10 For Sale), Midway (7 For Sale), Lake Markham Estates (6 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 01/27/2021