Inverness Golf and Country Club is a suburban golf community situated on Florida's Nature Coast in Citrus County. It is a small neighborhood in a small town where everybody knows everybody.
The city of Inverness was established in 1868 and was once called Tompkinsville, named after the original settler Alf Tompkins, known as Uncle Alf. A year after Uncle Alf founded Tompkinsville, it was sold to a Jacksonville firm and renamed the town Inverness. As of the census of 2020, approximately 7,543 people, 3,190 households, and 1,805 families reside in the city. The neighborhood is a mix of retirees, working professionals, and families, with most homes being owner-occupied.
The golf neighborhood of Inverness Golf and Country Club is mostly made up of spacious single-family homes created with various architectural styles by a variety of builders. Golf houses at Inverness are composed of luxury golf estate homes on oversized lots, along with more affordable golf course homes, waterfront homes, apartments, and golf villas that are reasonably priced from around $150,0000 to $900,000. These homes range in size from just 1,080-square feet to over 5,000-square feet.
Many houses have stunning interior finishes with spacious master suites, gourmet kitchens, updated bathrooms, private swimming pools, high tray ceilings, and open floor plans. These golf properties can have 2 to 5-bedrooms, 2 to 3.5-bathrooms, a two-car garage, and a golf cart garage. Residents of Inverness Golf and Country Club enjoy different activities in the neighborhood with a low monthly HOA fee that include the use of the clubhouse, heated swimming pools, tennis courts, and more.
This community is conveniently located just minutes away from the unique shops and restaurants of downtown. The hospital, schools, shopping centers, numerous city parks, Withlacoochee State Trail, Interstate 75, and other attractions are only minutes away. Inverness Airport is just a mile south of the city limits, besides the Citrus County Speedways.
The Withlacoochee State Trail and The Florida National Scenic Trail, which runs more than 1,400-miles from the Panhandle to the Everglades, are perfect for hikers, bikers, walkers, and runners. While kayakers, air boaters, and canoeists mostly frequent Withlacoochee River, Gum Slough, and Potts Preserve. Other parks in and around this golf community include Whispering Pines Park, Fort Cooper State Park, Wallace Brooks Park, and the Henderson Lake Boat Ramps. Inverness is also close to Flying Eagle Preserve, Withlapopka Community Park, and McGregor Smith Scout Reservation.
The children of Inverness Golf and Country Club residents can attend Inverness Primary School, Pleasant Grove Elementary School, Hernando Elementary, Inverness Middle School, and Citrus High School. When residents want to go shopping, they can head to Walmart Supercenter, Winn-Dixie, and Publix Super Market Plaza Inverness. They will also find several restaurants, including Enrico Ristorante, Habaneros Mexican Grill, Domino's Pizza, Taco Bell, Culver's, Carey's Cakes of Inverness, Lynns Homemade Ice Cream and Belgian Waffles, and Outback Steakhouse.
One of the great public events in the community happens on the last full weekend of October as they celebrate the Great American Cooter Festival, named after the Florida cooter turtle, where music, games, crafts, and more are held the Liberty and Wallace Brooks parks on Lake Henderson. While on the first weekend in November, locals can join the Festival of the Arts, where more than 100 artists enter the art show.
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1 Story, Single Family - Inverness, FL