Citrus Springs is a burgeoning community in Marion, Florida. It’s no mystery why over eight-thousand people and growing call the town home and why that number continues to grow. The area itself is stunning it has thick pine forests where wind whispers in the needles above and are an ideal for hiking or hunting. There are wide-open, peaceful, golf courses to on which to play. A bevy of beautiful new homes are being constructed side by side with the vintage ranch style homes built in the 1950’s.
The biggest draw to the area is, of course the lush green scenery. With several extensive nature preserves surrounding the town and the stunning 3,675-acre Lake Rousseau, he area is sure to please any outdoor enthusiast. Cypress forest extend into the lake and manatee can be seen in the winter months. The lake is fed by two rivers and the whole area is excellent for paddle-boarding or taking out a boat and dropping a line. The area surrounding it has miles of paths that let one mountain bike through the wilds of Florida. Perhaps you will see an osprey snatch a fish out of the water to feed her young, or watch a group of racoons washing up on the shoreline.
The people who live in Citrus Springs are likely to see deer, fox, and even bear in their own backyards. It is the town’s tranquil lifestyle that so many people find enchanting enough to re-locate to Citrus Springs. There is a neighborly small-town feel to Citrus Springs and the low crime rate is a reason that many people have chosen it the place where they want to raise their family or to retire. If you want goods and services of a larger city, Spring Hill is a short car ride away from Citrus Springs.
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