North Port Area Real Estate
North Port Florida
City of North Port is in Sarasota County and located 27 miles South of City Sarasota, Florida. Owning the third largest 77 sq. miles land portion in Florida, it boasts of a huge 8,000 acre state forest within its margins that features total enjoyment for recreation. It also was considered the Florida state’s fourth fastest expanding municipality and represents eighty percent of the increase in population among schools in Sarasota County. It takes around twenty minutes to get there from the charming Gulf of Mexico.
North Port emanated during early 70s, previously known as North Port Charlotte. This once peaceful village is currently famous to new visitors who have discovered the country life this city would offer alongside the robust natural amusements. Anyone seeking for latest housing in a city known for its family-friendly, small-town ambiance would choose North Port for its country way of life and remarkable climate all year round.
Every year, thousands of tourists marvel at the Warm Minerals Springs and Park. The city provides direct entrance to the picturesque Myakka River, once labeled a Florida Wild and Scenic River by the state legislature in 1985, which highlights a diversity of wildlife during guided tour explorations. Available on the Inter-coastal Waterway are the scenic cruise packages. Popular attractions draw attention of visitors such as the Don Pedro Island State Park and the Babcock Wildlife Management which are both brilliant places for hiking, biking, picnicking and swamp tours with guides on buggies are offered as well.
The vicinity near the Gulf of Mexico is legendary for its stunning beaches and fishing at deep waters. The city offers an enormous area of superlative golf courses. Other places close in range are the Kidstar Park and Lake Manatee State Park which is a quick drive to the Sarasota City including prominent historic edifices. North Port Estates is considered a perfect haven for horse-lovers, rich in recreational activities.
North Port Area Listings Summary
North Port Area - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in North Port Area: $301,200 / County Avg $1,182,100
Avg Taxes in North Port Area: $2,200 / County Avg $6,700
Avg Sq. Ft. in North Port Area: 1,548 / County Avg 2,237
Avg Price per/sqft in North Port Area:$195 / County Avg $528
Avg Walkscore in North Port Area: 18 / County Avg 34
Avg Year Built in North Port Area: 1985 / County Avg 1992
Avg Days on Website in North Port Area: 35 / County Avg 65