Lehigh Acres Florida homes are in an ideal location for almost any activity you can imagine. The area was originally developed over 65 years ago by a Chicago businessman named Lee Ratner. Since then it has undergone a series of transformations including some highs and lows but this beautiful city with its rich history is currently increasing in its popularity.
Properties prices have risen by an average of around 37% over the past four years and there is plenty of room for growth with them still only at about half of their peak price during the early 2000’s. This city has grown into an area covering over 90 square miles with nearly 90,000 residents. Lehigh Acres is set to become even more popular as people begin to realize its property owning and earning potential.
This large Florida city boasts mile after mile of canals and lakes being situated near the Gulf of Mexico. This makes it an ideal area for boating enthusiasts as well as keen fishermen and a great place for families to visit or live. Saltwater fishers will not be disappointed either with a selection of fish available for catching in the local areas.
Lehigh Acres offers a choice of five golf courses as well as facilities for playing football, soccer, a gun range and horse riding center. There is a miniature golf course as well as public tennis courts. Roller skating, skateboarding and basketball can be enjoyed in the city’s Veterans Park. For those who enjoy an active, outdoor lifestyle there is plenty of activities to choose from in the area.
When you need to relax and unwind a little there are lots of city services available to you including some amazing shopping outlets and restaurants in the city. There are plenty of walks and cycling paths for you to enjoy as well as bird watching at Harns Marsh Nature Preserve and picnics in one of the many picturesque city parks.
Lehigh Acres is known for its variety of festivals that run throughout the year. These include the Spring Festival running at the end of March, the Latin Music Festival and the Jazz in the Park festival in May. A 4th of July Family Freedom Fun day is hosted in Veterans Park so there really is something for everyone.