Lower Florida Keys Real Estate
Area Information on the Lower Florida Keys
The Lower Florida Keys are a collection of distinctive communities located on the southernmost part of the state of Florida.
These communities offer some of the best South Florida real estate available and feature a variety of styles and home styles.
Key West Real Estate in the Lower Keys
Here in the Lower Keys, the average temperature in January is a fantastic 74 degrees and the water temperature is about that as well.
In fact, the climate here is so favorable that there is no known record of ice, snow, frost or sleet in the Lower Florida Keys!
And here’s another fun fact about the Lower Keys: Geologists believe they may have been part of the original Appalachian Ridge given their physical characteristics.
The Lower Florida Keys are well known for their abundant natural beauty and wildlife!
There are about 16,400 people who were calling the Lower Florida Keys home as of the 2012 Census.
The Lower Florida Keys are comprised of the following:
- Little Duck Key
- Missouri Key
- Ohio Key, a.k.a. Sunshine Key
- Bahia Honda Key
- Spanish Harbor Keys
- Scout Key, formerly West Summerland Key
- No Name Key
- Big Pine Key
- Little Torch Key
- Middle Torch Key
- Big Torch Key
- Ramrod Key
- Summerland Key
- Knockemdown Key
- Cudjoe Key
- Sugarloaf Key
- Park Key
- Lower Sugarloaf Key
- Saddlebunch Keys
- Shark Key
- Geiger Key
- Big Coppitt Key
- East Rockland Key
- Rockland Key
- Boca Chica Key
- Key Haven, a.k.a Raccoon Key
- Stock Island
- Key West
- Sigsbee Park
- Fleming Key
Each of these communities has its own claim to fame. For instance, the Ohio Key is home to the Sunshine Key Camping Resort.
Bahia Honda was recently named the 2nd best beach in America.
Big Pine Key is considered the 2nd largest key, and is home to the Key Deer, launching point for Looe Key reef and the Blue Hole.
Meanwhile, Sugarloaf Key is comprised of a large resort and is the location of Bat Tower while Little Duck Key is home to the Veteran’s Memorial Park.
Properties for Sale in the Lower Florida Keys
Interested Key West area home buyers looking for property in the Lower Florida Keys will find that there are plenty of home styles from which to choose, including bungalows, townhomes, condominiums and large estate homes.
These bedrooms can have anywhere from 2 bedrooms to upwards of 7, and many come with their own private swimming pool!
Many of these properties have also been renovated in recent years to reflect such modern interior home trends as:
- Granite counter-tops
- Stainless steel appliances
- Sub-Zero Refrigerators
- Built-in stereo systems
- And more!
And thanks to the prime real estate available in this part of Florida, residents in the Lower Florida Keys enjoy some of the best, panoramic views of the Gulf available!
School-aged residents living in the Lower Florida Keys are generally zoned for the following schools:
- Gerald Adams Elementary School
- Glynn Archer Elementary School
- Horace O’Bryant Middle School
- Poinciana Elementary School
- Key West High School
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