Longwood Florida Homes

Longwood is a suburban city that is located in the heart of the Sunshine State. The area is known for its mass appeal, particularly when it comes to access to beaches, theme parks and unbeatable warm weather for most of the year.

While there are many places where people can choose to live in the Greater Orlando Area, Longwood is definitely a top pick and a wonderful place to call home.

Get to know Longwood by reading more about it below then decide whether it could be the right place for you and your family.

Details About Longwood, Florida

Longwood boasts a population of 13,600 as of the last census, taken in 2010. However, it is part of the much larger Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Statistical Area, which is home to over two million residents. The city itself occupies just over five square miles, and roughly one-third of the population is made up of families with at least one child at home who is under the age of 18.

Longwood has a history that includes Seminoles, Creek Indians and some early colonial settlers. Longwood is located just 15 miles north of Downtown Orlando, making it easily accessible via I-4.

Education and Schooling in Longwood

The city of Longwood falls under the jurisdiction of the Seminole County School System. The city boasts three public elementary schools, two public middle schools and one primary public high school. However, there are also private school options nearby, as well as other schools still within the Seminole County School System.

Most of Longwood's schools are ranked at an 8 or 9 out of a 1-10 scale, a great sign if you have children and are planning a move to the area.

Advantages of Living in Longwood

There are so many benefits that living in Longwood can offer. Despite being so close to a major urban area, Longwood boasts a range of outdoor and rural experiences that range from nature preserves to boating opportunities.

If you plan to work while living in Longwood, there are plenty of major employers right in the city, including hospitals and shipping companies, but it is also possible to have a short commute right into Orlando.

All of the big-city amenities that most people desire will be 20 minutes away, offering quick access to Orlando International Airport as well as Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, not to mention countless shopping malls upscale dining and nightlife options. However, those urban attractions won't impact the suburban, safe and family-oriented atmosphere in Longwood.

With so many positive attributes, it is easy to see the appeal of living in the charming, beautiful and perfectly located Longwood, Florida.

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  • $4,400,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 6,511
  • 5
  • 8,898
  • 2009
  • O5550706

Rare, Absolutely Stunning 8-acre Private Estate Off Markham Woods Road. Custom Built By Maroon Fine Homes, This Gorgeous Home Offers More Than 6,500 Sf Of Luxurious Living Space And Includes A Sprawling, Single-story Layout That Boasts Formal Living And Dining Areas, A Library, His And Her Offices, A Designer Chef’s Kitchen, A Home Theater, And More. Breathtaking, Scenic Views Can Be Taken In... Read More

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Courtesy of Kelly Price & Company Llc
  • $4,350,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 13,348
  • Lake Club
  • 5
  • 16,194
  • 2008
  • Lake Club
  • O5545150

“live The Dream!” A “lifestyle” Of Privacy, Lakefront Living On Nearly 6 Acres With Sandy Beach, Sports Complex Including Golf Putting Green & Chipping Area, Volleyball Court, Lighted ½ Nba Regulation Basketball Court. Built In 2008, 16,194 Total Sf & 13,348 Sf Under Ac Of Tremendous Attention To The Finest Details & Quality Finishes. 5 Brs, 5 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths, 6-car Garage,... Read More

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Courtesy of Armel Real Estate Inc
  • $3,125,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 10
  • 10,156
  • 7
  • 16,543
  • 2002
  • Alaqua Lakes
  • O5573112

Privately Gated And Beautifully Sited On 1.5 Acres In The Exclusive “enclave”, A Private Area Within Guard Gated Alaqua Lakes And Overlooking The Tom Fazio Golf Course This European Architectural Estate Exudes Old World Elegance With Modern Finishes. Opening To Formal Areas, Well Positioned To Maximize Outdoor Views, Featuring Marble Flooring And Intricate Ceiling Details. The... Read More

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Courtesy of Premier Realty Partners Inc
  • $2,900,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 7,192
  • 4
  • 10,930
  • 2011
  • Lake Club
  • O5572103

Exquisite Design And Craftsmanship Emanate From Every Detail Of This Custom Built Residence. Nestled On Almost 6 Acres With Stunning Panoramic Views Of Rice Lake, Every First Floor Space In This Home Has French Doors To Fully Appreciate The Total Privacy And Serene Nature. Enter Through A Pair Of Arched French Doors With Glass And Iron Detail. A Two-story Tower Foyer Will Impress You Leading Into... Read More

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Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Re
  • $2,499,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 7,226
  • 6
  • 2005
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 5b
  • O5555777

Surround Yourself W/sophistication In This Impeccably Designed 7,200sf Turnkey Premier Residence In Alaqua Lakes On Legacy Golf Club's 8th Fairway. Tucked Inside Double Gated 'enclave' Featuring 6 En-suite Bedrms, 8 Baths, Dual Home Offices, Mancave, Theatre Room, 2 Bonus Rms, Craft/laundry Rm, 2 Butler Pantries, Expansive Pool W/copper Fire Bowls, 2 Covered Travertine Loggia & A 4-car Oversized... Read More

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Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Re
  • $2,300,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 6,065
  • 4
  • 9,388
  • 2005
  • Longwood Hills
  • O5522459

Feel Yourself Relax As You Drive Through The Gate Along The Tree Canopied Paver Driveway, Revel In The Serenity Of This Secluded Acreage. As You Enter Through The Front Door, Marvel At Coffered Ceilings In All Major Rooms, Each One A Delight To The Eyes. This French Country Estate, Built By Charles Clayton On Over Seven Acres, Has The Elegance And Extra Touches For Which He Is Famous. Enjoy... Read More

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Courtesy of Premier Sothebys Int'l Realty
  • $2,300,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 7,287
  • 5
  • 10,681
  • 2000
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 1
  • O5512697

Located In Alaqua Lakes In The Estate Section Called"the Reserve" One Of A Kind Dave Brewer Built Estate Home.this Exquisitely Crafted Home Is Majestically Set On A One Plus Acre Lot With Exceptional Golf Views. One Of The Most Private Lots In Alaqua. The Game Room Downstairs Has A Granite Bar With Large Space To Make Your Entertainment Dreams Come True. On The Second Floor Are Two Bonus Rooms... Read More

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Courtesy of Keller Williams Advantage 2 Realty
  • $2,200,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 8,465
  • 5
  • 11,684
  • 2000
  • Sweetwater Club Unit 1
  • O5536859

Exclusive Privately Gated Estate Home In The Gorgeous Sweetwater Club Estates Community! As You Walk Through The Grand Columned Entrance, You Will Be Taken Back By The Architectural And Design Features Each Part Custom Designed. You'll Be Met By Hand Painted Trey Ceilings, Travertine Floors, Custom Built-ins, A Wet-bar, And More! Every Item In This Home Was Custom Made, Extravagant Chandeliers,... Read More

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Courtesy of La Rosa Realty, Llc
  • $2,095,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 5,224
  • 5
  • 7,531
  • 2009
  • Meredith Manor Gene Gables Sec
  • O5501689

Extraordinary Character Built By Award Winning Custom Home Builder Maroon Fine Homes. Truly One Of A Kind Waterfront Home With A Beautiful And Serene Panorama Of Spring Fed Lake Brantley. Spectacular Sunsets And Lots Of Day Time Fun On The Lake. This Residence Exudes Quality And Timeless Elegance And Is Conveniently Located To Shopping, Schools, And I-4. Walk In The Front Door And “wow!” Not... Read More

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Courtesy of Keller Williams Heritage Realty
  • $1,999,999
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 7,961
  • 6
  • 10,102
  • 2001
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 1
  • O5488356

This Exceptional Golf Front Home Is Located In “the Reserve” Of Alaqua Lakes, One Of The Most Sought After Guarded & Gated Communities In Central Florida. Situated On A Spectacular Oversized Cul-de-sac Lot W/ 270 Degree Panoramic Views Of The Legacy Club’s Private Golf Course (see Video & Aerials), This Impressive Residence Was Custom Built By First Southern Homes Featuring Distinctive... Read More

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Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Re
  • $1,899,900
  • Single Family Home
  • 9
  • 8,525
  • 8
  • 11,786
  • 1976
  • Sweetwater Club Unit 1
  • O5504750

Live In Private Luxury In The Prestigious Guard Gated Community Of Sweet Water Club. Discover Elegant Living In This 8 Bed/7 Bath Home. This Home Sits On 4.28 Acres Of Manicured And Splendid Park-like Grounds Overlooking The Private Tennis Court, Koi Pond, And Resort Style Pool. This Gorgeous Custom Home Is The Ultimate Escape From The Private Pool, Spa And Summer Kitchen To The Inviting Floor... Read More

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Courtesy of Keller Williams Advantage 2 Realty
  • $1,800,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 9,293
  • 8
  • 11,288
  • 1981
  • Acreage & Unrec
  • O5558660

New Price! Markham Woods Corridor Custom Built Home! Completely Renovated In 2015 By Award Winning Builder, Ferrarini Custom Homes! Why Wait To Build! 13+ Car Garage, A Car Collectors Dream! 5 Acre Custom Equestrian Estate W/its Own Private Gated Entry And Fountained Pond! The Floor Plan Features 8 Bedrooms Total & 7 Baths W/ A Four Way Split W/ The Master Retreat Down, A Second Retreat W/ Its... Read More

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Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Re
  • $1,795,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 6,086
  • 5
  • 8,954
  • 2016
  • Acreage & Unrec
  • O5562398

Welcome Home To This Recently Built Custom Riverfront Luxury Estate Located In The Markham Woods Corridor. This 6,000+ Sqft. Home Sits On Just Over 1.5 Acres And Has Over 550’ Of Direct Waterfront On The Little Wekiva River.built With Countless Luxury Upgrades And Home Automation, This One Of A Kind Home Features 5 Bedrooms And 5.5 Baths. As You Enter The Large Iron Front Doors You Are Greeted... Read More

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Courtesy of Central Florida Prime Real Estate Llc
  • $1,680,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 8,471
  • 5
  • 10,809
  • 1989
  • Alaqua Ph 2
  • O5505855

Classic Mediterranean Style Home Privately Situated On Over 1 Acre Of Golf Front And Conservation Property With 24/7 Manned Guard Gate. Enjoy Nature And The Wildlife That Meanders Throughout The Neighborhood. This Updated Home Boasts The Upmost In Quality Finishes, Such As Gourmet Kitchen, Oversized Principle Rooms, As Well As Flex Space Throughout The Home. A Media Room On The Main Level That... Read More

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Courtesy of Realty Executives Seminole
  • $1,669,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 9,068
  • 8
  • 11,540
  • 1990
  • Sweetwater Club Unit 4
  • O5536854

Just Reduced!! Check Out The 360 Virtual Tour- Welcome Home To This Executive Retreat In The Tranquil, 24 Hour Manned Gated Community Of Sweetwater Club. Sitting High On A 1.27 Acre Corner Lot, This 4 Car Garage Home With A Circular Drive Boasts Regal Curb Appeal. The Oversized Front Door Opens Into An Impressive, Airy Floorplan With Foyer, Dining Room, Living Room, Sitting Area, Wet Bar And Den... Read More

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Courtesy of Bhhs Florida Realty
  • $1,625,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 6,670
  • 5
  • 10,438
  • 2005
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 1
  • O5569213

Exclusive Resort-style Home With Breathtaking Setting In "the Reserve At Alaqua Lakes". Luxury Lifestyle In Private Enclave With The Security Of A Manned Guard Gate And Second Gated Entrance. Exquisite Designer Finishes, Sophisticated Formal Living And Dining Areas With Coffered Ceilings, Gas Fireplaces And An Elegant Owner’s Retreat With Opulent Custom Shower Suite, Double Walk-in Closets And... Read More

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Courtesy of Fannie Hillman & Associates
  • $1,599,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 7
  • 6,741
  • 5
  • 21,027
  • 1981
  • O5531128

You Have To See The Great Potential This Property Has To Offer. Prime 5.25 Acre Estate With A Private Gated Entrance And 10 Car Garages Offers Enough Storage For Even The Most Avid Toy (cars, Boats, Trucks Rvs, Horses Etc.) Collector. A 11 Horse Stable With Corral, Tack Room And Additional Barn Storage Together With Fenced Acreage Fits Nicely With The Other Horse Properties In The Area. The... Read More

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Courtesy of Keller Williams Heritage Realty
  • $1,599,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 5,591
  • 4
  • 7,946
  • 2003
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 5b
  • O5551032

Remodeled In 2014 By Dave Brewer Homes. The Enclave Private Sub-division Boasts A Custom Dave Brewer Home On A Premier Street Inside The Tom Fazio Golf Course Community Alaqua Lakes. This One-of-a-kind Luxury Home Has State-of-the-art Luma Exterior Cameras And Ring® Doorbell Surveillance Overlooking The 8th Fairway Of Legacy Club With Lush Manicured Landscaping Visible From Inside Through... Read More

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Courtesy of Re/max 200 Realty
  • $1,595,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 8
  • 7,450
  • 6
  • 10,835
  • 2002
  • Sweetwater Club Unit 2
  • O5505747

Huge Price Drop! Custom Built In 2002 & Recently Refreshed, This Sprawling Estate Offers The Ultimate Privacy & Luxury & Is Situated On Over 2.7 Acres, On A Peaceful Cul-de-sac. The Floor Plan Was Designed Perfectly To Offer Separate Spaces For Guests Or Family, And Features 6 Bedrooms, 6 Full & 2 Half Bathrooms, 6 Car Garage (3 Bays Are Air Conditioned) And Spans Across Over 7400sf. Once Inside... Read More

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Courtesy of Stockworth Realty Group
  • $1,400,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 9
  • 7,696
  • 5
  • 11,603
  • 1980
  • Sweetwater Club Unit 1b
  • O5552587

In The Heart Of Sweetwater, You Will Find This Spectacular French Provincial Estate Situated On A Quiet Street With The Beauty Of A Five Acre Lot Encompassing A Natural Park Setting. This Architectural Pleasing Home Featuring 5br/8.5ba With Guest Quarters Has Been Lovingly Maintained And Artfully Designed By Its Owners. As You Enter Through The Stately Front Doors You Will Be Welcomed By A... Read More

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Courtesy of Re/max Central Realty
  • $1,395,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 6,527
  • 5
  • 8,148
  • 1988
  • Alaqua Ph 1
  • O5569427

Guests Are Welcomed To This Exquisite Custom-built Estate In Upscale Alaqua A Man Gated Golf Community.this Well-appointed 2-story Home Features 5 Br And 4.5 Ba Of Gracious Living With Attention To Detail.as You Enter The Designer Double Glass Door You Will Be Welcomed By The Formal Living.dining Rm Plus Family Rm Lined With Rich Wood Flooring.architectural Design,crown Molding And Exquisite... Read More

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Courtesy of Keller Williams Heritage Realty
  • $1,333,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 5,473
  • 5
  • 8,114
  • 1998
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 1
  • O5565003

Luxurious, Custom Estate Home Crafted By Dave Brewer, On Extraordinary Site In Alaqua Lakes. Enjoy Panoramic Views Of The Spring-fed Canal, Alaqua Golf Course And The Majestic Oaks. This Exceptional Home Combines Timeless Finishes With Modern Conveniences. Elegance Is Displayed With Mahogany Entry Doors, Travertine Floors, Plantation Shutters, And Hand Painted Tray Ceilings Accented By 22 Karat... Read More

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Courtesy of Re/max Central Realty
  • $1,300,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 5,355
  • 4
  • 7,436
  • 1994
  • Alaqua Ph 3
  • O5511901

Alaqua Custom Waterfront Home With Upgrades Galore! Two Seated Majestic Lions Set The Tone For This Phenomenal Home. Exterior Also Features A Large Set Back And Over-sized Circular Driveway. Interior Boasts Exquisite Chandeliers & Ornate Crown Molding Throughout. Marble, Hardwood, & Imported Spanish Tile Cover The Homes Sprawling Floors. Discover Many Unique Features, Including: 400+ Sq Ft Of... Read More

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Courtesy of Advanta Realty
  • $1,295,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 5,665
  • 5
  • 2001
  • Alaqua Lakes
  • O5569381

Panoramic Golf And Water Views In This Updated, Custom, Recently Renovated Dave Brewer Sedona V Award Winning Home. This Stunning Two Story Floor Plan Boasts 5 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Bath, A Game Room, Office & Flex Room With A Circle Driveway, Side Entry Three Car Garage And Tons Of Recent Upgrades, Including Many Smart Home Features! The Master Bedroom & Guest Suite Are Downstairs With Three... Read More

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Courtesy of Orlando Luxury Homes Inc
  • $1,275,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 6,529
  • 6
  • 8,185
  • 1988
  • Alaqua Ph 1
  • O5560461

Alaqua Community! This Luxurious 6 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Estate Is Located On The Fairway At Alaqua Country Club. Spanning Over 6500 Square Feet This Magnificent Golf Front Residence Is Graced By Soaring Ceilings Large Windows With Every Room In The Home Being A Haven For Golf Front Living. The Grand Entry Way With The Sweeping Wood Stair Case Draws You Into A Voluminous Layout Made For... Read More

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Courtesy of Primac Realty, Inc
  • $1,199,900
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 5,296
  • 5
  • 6,596
  • 2005
  • Alaqua Lakes
  • O5571039

Come Live The Good Life In Alaqua Lakes In This Fabulous Custom Two-story 5,300-sf Waterfront Estate Featuring An $80k Theatre Room On The Second Level With Three Rows Of Reclining Seating, And A Second Bonus With Bar On The Main Level. This Spacious And Well Appointed Home Boasts 5 Bedrooms, 5-1/2 Bathrooms; A Sparkling Screened Swimming Pool With An Expansive Entertainment Lanai. The First... Read More

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Courtesy of Orlando Luxury Homes Inc
  • $1,199,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 4,670
  • 4
  • 6,619
  • 2002
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 6
  • O5568057

Stunning Dave Brewer Custom Built Home On Beautifully Landscaped 3/4 Acre, Conservation Lot In Alaqua Lakes Situated At The End Of A Cul-de-sac With No Rear Neighbors And Only 1 Side Neighbor! Breathtaking Circular Pavered Driveway Creates An Elegant Entry And Will Showcase The Depth Of This Home And It's Detail. Stone Entry & Extensive Hardwood Floors Thru-out. Upstairs Bonus Room With Private... Read More

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Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Re
  • $1,195,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 5
  • 5,260
  • 5
  • 6,857
  • 2000
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 2
  • O5545875

When You See This Custom-built Dave Brewer Golf-front Beauty, Your Search May Be Over! Home Was Designed With A Focus On The Sweeping Views Of The Storied Legacy Club Golf Course, And Lovingly Maintained By These Owners, Whose Pride In Ownership Shows. Five Bedrooms, Four Full And One Half Bath! Fabulous Open Floorplan, Suited For The Entertainer In You! Decadent Master Suite Is On The Main... Read More

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Courtesy of Keller Williams Heritage Realty
  • $1,195,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 6,401
  • 6
  • 7,981
  • 2000
  • Alaqua Lakes Ph 3
  • O5569106

Listening To Offers !! Motivated Seller!! Magnificent Rare Multi Generational Features Executive Custom Home Built By Brentwood Located In Sought After 24/7 Guard Gated Golf Community Of Alaqua Lakes. Large Master Suite With 2 Walk In Closets And Custom Built-ins, Master Bath Features Oversized Shower, Separate Garden Tub, Dual Sinks And An Additional Make-up Vanity. Unique Floor Plan With All... Read More

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Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Re
  • $1,100,000
  • Single Family Home
  • 6
  • 5,465
  • 5
  • 8,272
  • 1991
  • Markham Woods No Subdivision
  • O5552219

Wow! Experience Country Living Within A High Growth And Profitable Future Development Area. This Parcel Is Ideal For A Developer Or Custom Home Builder To Purchase 5 Acres To Be Subdivided Into 5 - 1 Acre Parcels For Custom Homes To Be Built. Or Live In Peace Blissfully On Your Own Small Farm. Make Your Offer Today!

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Courtesy of Land Home Biz Realty

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