Hernando Florida is located in the central ridge area of Citrus County. Situated high on the rolling hills, it possesses the second highest elevation in all of Central Florida.
Hernando is a popular area for active adult retirement communities such as the Villages of Citrus Hills, Terra Vista and Brentwood Estates.
Golf and tennis, hiking and biking, canoeing and kayaking as well as boating and fishing are some of the many activities available to the residents of Hernando. Hernando is home to the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club featuring the Meadows Golf Course and The Oaks Golf Course.
There is also the Twisted Oaks Golf Course just a couple minutes away in Beverly Hills. But Skyview at Terra Vista is the crowning jewel. This newest golf course in Hernando occupies the second highest elevation in Central Florida and offers up spectacular views of the entire countryside.
With nearly 300 sunny days per year Lake Hernando is often a hot bed of activity. The lake is excellent for boating, water skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming and some of the best bass fishing around. It is also home to the annual Lake Hernando Dragon Boat Festival.
The deed restricted communities in the Villages of Citrus Hills occupy a large amount of Hernando including: Fairview Estates, Clearview Estates, Belmont Hills, Celina Hills, Hampton Hills, Canterbury Lakes Estates, Cambridge Greens, Kensington Estates , Forest Ridge, Meadowview, Greenbriar, Brentwood and the very exclusive Terra Vista, But there are also many other exciting residential communities in Hernando, such as Arbor Lakes, a 20 acres waterfront community with immaculate homes and a waterfront nature park on Lake Tsala Apopka with boardwalk.
Another gem is the community simply called HERITAGE. It offers a gated, adult community (55+) of upscale estate homes in a maintenance-free environment. Stroll the lush, park-like common areas and observe the wildlife that abounds in this secluded oasis. Conveniently located in the heart of Hernando, HERITAGE is close to shopping and every kind of medical facility, yet isolated from the noise and traffic.
Other communities in Hernando include: Forest Lake and Crystal Hills Mini Farms, which offers acreage and plenty of wide open meadows and grass land for horses. The Hernando area is perfect for horse lovers. There are many riding trails and horse farms in the area.
Nearby medical facilities include: Citrus memorial Hospital about 10 miles away in Inverness, Seven Rivers Regional medical Center about 14 miles away in Crystal River, and The Villages Regional Hospital about 27 miles away in The Villages.
For more information about the homes for sale in Hernando Florida, contact Plantation Realty today!