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Hot Homes: Wide open spaces for sale

See inside these two hot homes with unique outdoor spaces that have hit the Lakeland real estate market.

A backyard aerial view of a home with a manicured lawn and gazebo

Imagine coming home to this every day.

Photo provided by Cassie Miller, RE/MAX Experts

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If you’re looking for sprawling spaces to enjoy Florida’s year-round sunshine, you can’t beat Lakeland’s real estate market. See inside — and outside — these two hot homes from around Swan City.

532 S. Wilson Ave., Lakeland | $725,000

An interior of a home with two sitting rooms on either side and a staircase in the center foyer.

The grand entryway features the original hardwood floors.

Photo provided by Cassie Miller, RE/MAX Experts

This Dutch provincial-style home is located in the Biltmore-Cumberland Historic District near Lake Morton. It was built in 1925, making it nearly a century old, but it’s undergone recent renovations. This home offers three stories of indoor living space — but it’s the outdoors that caught our eye.

A front view of a three-story home surrounded by trees. A brick pathway leads to the front door across the lawn.

The Biltmore-Cumberland neighborhood is home to many historic houses like this.

Photo provided by Cassie Miller, RE/MAX Experts

Head outside and cross the manicured lawn to your own personal gazebo, or keep it cool in the sunroom. The property also includes a potting shed and a detached two-car garage.

5 bed | 3.5 bath | 4,087 sqft
Listing agent: Cassie Miller, RE/MAX Experts

6804 Trail Ridge Dr., Lakeland | $345,000

An interior Florida room with large windows, patio furniture, and French doors.

The huge windows of the Florida Room let in tons of natural light.

Photo provided by Michele Collins, S&D Real Estate

Further south in the Christina area is this home with stunning backyard views. The interior has an open-concept design, including a spacious kitchen and updated bathrooms. You can enjoy natural lighting — we would spend hours in the Florida room.

A backyard with a brick patio, patio furniture, and potted plants. It's surrounded by oak trees and outside of a screened-in Florida room.

Enjoy the Florida sunshine with friends and family in this back yard.

Photo provided by Michele Collins, S&D Real Estate

The back yard offers plenty of space to run, garden, and relax. Just outside the Florida room is a brick patio. Beyond that is a natural wall of oak trees and foliage, making this home feel even more private.

3 bed | 3.5 bath | 2,568 sqft
Listing agent: Michele Collins, S&D Real Estate

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