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Longwood Community Guide for Seminole County Buyers and Sellers

Just a 15 minute drive from Downtown Orlando in the Southwest quadrant of Seminole County, Longwood offers history, nature, convenience, and some of the most desirable neighborhoods in the area.

This quaint suburban city that had a population of 13,657 as of the 2010 Census.

This community, which is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area, is only 5.6-square-miles – and yet it has plenty to offer its residents.

What Home Buyers Should Know About Longwood’s History

This community has a history that dates back to the time of the Native Americans.

The earliest European settlers in the area are said to have arrived in the early 1870s.

The community continued to grow over the decades thanks to a number of robust industries early on, including the railroad industry.

Today, this community still has a thriving local economy.

According to the city’s 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city today are:

  • South Seminole Hospital
  • Collis Roofing
  • Lyman High School
  • City of Longwood
  • Consolidated Label Co.
  • Winn-Dixie
  • Comprehensive Energy Services 
  • Chambrel at Island Lake
  • Fed Ex

Excellent Recreational Amenities Await You

More than just a place to earn a paycheck, however, this community also offers a great deal of recreational amenities as well.

These include:

  • Bradlee-McIntyre House
  • Longwood Historic District

The Schools in This Florida Community

The school-age children who live here are served by some high-performing schools within the Seminole County Public Schools system.

Specifically, they will attend:

  • Sabal Point Elementary
  • Woodlands Elementary
  • Wekiva Elementary
  • Rock Lake Middle
  • Milwee Middle
  • Lyman High

Buy Your Next Seminole County Home in Longwood

If this community sounds like a good fit for you as a Florida home buyer, then please take a moment to contact me, Debbie Summers, today.

I would love the opportunity to assist you by first telling you all about available listings in this community and providing you with valuable insight on the greater community.

List Your Current Longwood Home with Me!

And please make sure to also connect with me if you’re ready to list your current property on the market.

I will work hard to help you get the price you want for your property by first determining its true value!

Key Features

  • The Great Outdoors
    The Wekiva River meanders through Longwood, presenting the opportunity for kayaking, fishing, swimming, volleyball, and much more at the popular Wekiva Island.

  • History At Its Best
    The oldest city in Seminole County, Longwood's East Side features the historic district, which dates back to 1875. The Longwood Historic District encompasses 190 acres and includes 37 historical structures.

Top Area Picks

  • Dining
    Longwood features many excellent dining options, from fine lakefront dining at Enzo's On The Lake to authentic experiences at Polonia Restaurant or Gateway To India.

  • Shopping
    Shopping choices are plentiful in Longwood! Enjoy a day of outlet mall shopping at Bealls Outlet or find the perfect gift at the Cottage Gift Shop in Historic Longwood.

  • Area Attractions
    From an day with the award winning Expedition Florida Adventures Day Tours to a pint at the Hourglass Brewery or the playground at Big Tree Park, there is something for every age and interest.

Relocate to Longwood

Want to learn more about the Longwood area? Use our Longwood MLS search features to browse Longwood homes for sale, and learn more about the Orlando-Kissimmee Metropolitan Area by requesting our Longwood Relocation Guide. More Questions? Would you like to tour some homes? Simply contact me, Debbie Summers, your expert Longwood real estate agent.


$600,000 - $1,500,000
Sq Ft: 3,000 - 6,000
$400,000 - $2,000,000
Sq Ft: 4,500 - 10,000
Bella Vista - Longwood, Florida
$300,000 - $750,000
Sq Ft: 2,700 - 5,000
$125,000 - $250,000
Sq Ft: 1,500 - 2,500
Hanover Pointe - Gated Townhome Community in Longwood, Florida
$129,900 - $200,000
Sq Ft: 1,291 - 1,800
Ravensbrook Loongwood Florida
$300,000 - $700,000
Sq Ft: 2,500 - 4,000
Springs Landing Longwood Flori
$200,000 - $600,000
Sq Ft: 2,250 - 6,000
Sweetwater Beach in Sweetwater Oaks Neighborhood - Longwood, Florida
$175,000 - $500,000
Sq Ft: 1,700 - 3,500
$500,000 - $1,500,000
Sq Ft: 3,500 - 6,000
$100,000 - $350,000
Sq Ft: 1,200 - 3,000
Wingfield North Longwood Florida
$300,000 - $1,000,000
Sq Ft: 3,000 - 8,000
Wingfield Reserve Longwood Flor
$450,000 - $1,000,000
Sq Ft: 2,250 - 8,000