National Natural Landmarks Near Oakmont

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There are many good reasons to live in Gainesville, among them the University of Florida, access to business, research and medical resources, and the always-evolving city itself. But, one of north central Florida’s main draws is its natural resources. Four National Natural Landmarks surround the Gainesville area — a bonus reason to consider a new …

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Rocking Gainesville’s Music Scene

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Hankering to enjoy live music and other artistic performances? Residents of Oakmont in Gainesville couldn’t be in a better locale. Thanks to their hometown’s renowned musical scene, Oakmont residents are minutes from myriad live, local performances on almost any day of the week — even though Gainesville’s premier master-planned community offers plenty to do at …

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Busy Community Events Calendar Keeps Oakmont Residents Active

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Seeking a new custom Florida home in Gainesville, but in the market for more than the physical structure? Where you build or buy is as crucial as what you build or buy, and Oakmont is the top choice in Gainesville. You won’t find a better location or resident amenities. Oakmont is Gainesville’s premier master-planned community …

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Get Outside: Explore Oakmont’s Neighborhood Wilderness

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One of the best parts about living in Gainesville’s premier master-planned community is its size. Located on the city’s booming west side, Oakmont encompasses 550 acres — more than enough to stretch your legs and backyard views. But, we bet you didn’t know Oakmont contains its own neighborhood wilderness. Along with five different lot sizes, …

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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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