The vast area straddling the I-75 corridor in North Port is called North Port Estates. Here you will find acreage for horses and other farm animals.
All the lots north of Tropicaire Boulevard, the main road, are three or five acres. Some on the south side are acreage with a mix of small homesites as you get closer to I-75.
North Port is 103 square miles with only 10% of it occupied.Some of that wide open space is in North Port Estates.
In this pastoral setting, you will find sprawling farmhouses and modern estates on the agricultural acreage, usually with large pond on the property. The pond provided the fill necessary to bring the homesite above grade. Gated properties and long driveways give the homeowners the seclusion and privacy they crave.
Outbuildings for equipment or animals are common, and folks often keep horses, goats, emus, dogs or other animals. Bring your RV, your boat, all your cars and have room for all your toys in North Port Estates.
With Myakkahatchee State Park in the midst of North Port Estates, there are miles of riding trails plus an oak canopied picnic area at the headwaters of the creek at the park.
Florida deer, turkey, bobcats and all sorts of wildlife will surprise you.
The dense woods of oak and pine provide shelter for many of Florida’s endangered species. Be prepared to live with nature here.
Still, you are only about 10 minutes from a grocery store or to get on I-75 and head to Sarasota or Fort Myers.