Lake City Home Hits the Market with Engel & Völkers for $1.25M

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Carrie Cason of Engel & Völkers Gainesville lists seven acre property on Lake Jeffery for $1.25M, second highest in Lake City

996 NW Scenic Drive, Lake City, Fla.

996 NW Scenic Drive, Lake City, Fla.

Since joining Engel & Völkers, I am more empowered to compete for and secure listings of this calibre. Engel & Völkers provides a superb collection of systems, tools, and materials that have made it more seamless than ever to strategically position listings such as this.

Engel & Völkers today announced Carrie Cason, License Partner of Engel & Völkers Gainesville has obtained the listing of 996 NW Scenic Lake Drive in Lake City. Listed at $1,250,000, the home is situated within a private, one-of-a-kind cove on Lake Jeffery.

“I am really excited to represent this truly rare find,” said Cason. “We are experiencing a societal shift, where space is the new luxury. “The original owner has kept the property in pristine condition, making it the perfect, move-in-ready fit for a family who is looking to escape the city and enjoy a more peaceful living.

Perched on seven acres of private land, the waterfront estate has two dwellings; the main house is nearly 4,400 square feet, offering four bedrooms and four bathrooms and the sizable guest house is 2,735 square feet. The first level of the main house offers an expansive living area with decorative wood flooring, wet bar, custom trim, and custom upgrades throughout the interior and exterior of the home. The open kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Thermador cooktop, double oven, all-wood custom 42-inch cabinets, island and breakfast bar. Luscious landscaping surrounds the exterior of the home, featuring three-tier gazebo-style sitting areas, lake-fed waterfalls and a thick green lawn.

Priced $1,250,000, 996 NW Scenic Lake Drive is $1,050,300 above the average price of homes for sale in Lake City. The property is currently the second most expensive listing on the market in Lake City, only surpassed by 234 SW WIndsor Drive, listed at $1,289,000. Nearby 1241 SW Wendy Terrace is the third highest priced listing, offered at $1,100,000.

“Since joining Engel & Völkers, I am more empowered to compete for and secure listings of this calibre,” said Cason. “Engel & Völkers provides a superb collection of systems, tools, and materials that have made it more seamless than ever to strategically position listings such as this. From cutting edge technology, unique digital marketing materials, sophisticated branding, and the company’s renowned global and domestic network, the opportunities are truly endless when it comes to getting in front of prospective buyers.”

Located in the north-central portion of Florida, Lake City is situated between Jacksonville to the east, Gainesville to the south and Tallahassee to the west. Lake City is known as “the Gateway to Florida” because of its adjacency to the intersection of Interstate 75 and Interstate 10. Although the area presents a small town charm, Lake City offers a great deal of growth potential with home values on the rise for the past several years. Lake City offers a variety of recreation options from, state parks, historic sites, annual festivals, and a number of art and cultural attractions. Notable residents of Lake City include professional athletes, musicians, politicians, models and historians.


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About Engel & Völkers:
Engel & Völkers is a global luxury real estate brand. Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1977, Engel & Völkers draws on its rich European history to deliver a fresh approach to luxury real estate in the Americas with a focus on creating a bespoke, white-glove concierge client experience at every stage of the home buying or selling process for today’s savvy homeowner. Engel & Völkers currently operates approximately 175 shop locations with more than 4,000 real estate advisors in the Americas, contributing to the brand’s global network of over 12,000 real estate professionals in more than 30 countries, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services, including real estate, yachting and aviation. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and platforms; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated. For more information, visit

About Engel & Völkers Florida:
Engel & Völkers Florida is the Master License Partner of the global luxury real estate brand Engel & Völkers in the state of Florida. Recognized for uniquely recruiting, training and equipping some of the top professionals in the real estate industry, Engel & Völkers Florida’s exclusive franchise model positions its license partners at the top of the premium market to gain market share and support their bottom line. The company represents franchise locations in: 30A Beaches, Belleair, Boca Raton, Bonita Springs-Estero, Cape Coral, Clermont, Delray Beach, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers Downtown, Gainesville, Islamorada, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Jupiter, Leesburg, Madeira Beach, Marco Island, Melbourne Beachside, Melbourne Central, Melbourne Downtown, Miami Coconut Grove, Olde Naples, Orlando Downtown, Orlando-Winter Park, Palm Beach, Palm Coast, St. Augustine, St. Pete, Stuart, Wellington, and Windermere.

Engel & Völkers Florida is continuing to strategically strengthen and expand its presence in premium real estate markets across the state of Florida. If you would like to know more about the Engel & Völkers brand or how to join its global network, which is known for demonstrating competence, exclusivity and passion, feel free to call our corporate office, located at 633 Tamiami Trl N, Suite 201, Naples, FL 34102 USA. Tel: +1 239-348-9000.

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