Enjoy More Than Beer at Gainesville’s Craft Breweries

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One of the biggest perks of moving to Oakmont — Gainesville’s premier master-planned community — is the proximity to its hometown dining (yes, including our famous local craft breweries), cultural and art scenes. Also home to the University of Florida and its major research, medical and business initiatives, Gainesville’s lively, historical downtown and surroundings teem …

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Keeping It Cool: Water Adventures Near Oakmont

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Lounging by or splashing in a cool body of water is the perfect way to spend a sultry summer in Florida. Happily, swimming pools are ubiquitous here, along with thousands of miles of ocean coastlines, lakes, rivers and freshwater springs. Not to mention, Florida’s famous manmade water parks. If you’re an Oakmont resident, you probably …

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Meet Your Neighbors: Why It’s Important to Protect Gopher Tortoises

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Oakmont’s new resident amenity, the Gopher Tortoise Reserve, provides a wonderful way to interact with the pristine natural landscape that surrounds this master-planned community. But, did you know the Reserve matters even more for its namesake? Nowadays, gopher tortoises need human help to thrive in their native southeast U.S. habitats. Oakmont’s new Gopher Tortoise Reserve …

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Get Ready to Welcome Oakmont’s New Gopher Tortoise Reserve

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Paths are cleared, signage is set, and it’s time to welcome Oakmont’s newest amenity! The Gopher Tortoise Reserve has been part of the community since Oakmont’s inception, but it debuted as an amenity residents can enjoy in April 2021. The Reserve still serves the primary purpose of protecting an endangered species — its namesake gopher …

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Let’s Go Birding in Gainesville and Alachua County

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Oakmont residents live in a community surrounded by natural beauty, both in their own backyards and in green spaces, woodlands and conservation areas sprinkled throughout. Those beautiful natural areas also attract many species of popular Florida animals who serve as Oakmont’s wildlife neighbors. This includes birds, and the opportunity for a fun, new outdoor activity …

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Inspiration Alert: 3 New ICI Homes Models at Oakmont

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Cue the anticipation! A new row of model homes is coming to Oakmont. The three new additions to Oakmont’s model-home lineup come courtesy of ICI Homes, Oakmont’s developer and one of our preferred builders. This new model row is heralding a special enclave of 50-foot lots, an in-demand size these days. It’s roomy enough to …

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Walk on the Wild Side at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

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Living in Gainesville’s premier master-planned community means convenient access to almost anything you need for work, home and school purposes. There’s no shortage of services, entertainment and outdoor recreation in this part of north central Florida. But, how about adventures? We have one for you — the Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation. It’s a Gainesville-area …

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