Sanford, FL Homes for Sale

Established in 1877, Sanford is located in the heart of Central Florida. The city sits on the south shore of Lake Monroe at the head of the St. John's River.

The city of Sanford is named after the its founder, Henry Shelton Sanford, who purchased the land in 1870. The United States Army had a post named Fort Mellon in Sanford during the Seminole Wars of the 1830s. Once Seminole County was created in 1913, Sanford became the county seat.

There is plenty to do and see in the city of Sanford. Downtown Sanford, with its Spanish moss covered trees and stunning building façades, has become one of the most charming historic districts in Central Florida. Sanford is home to a variety of well-manicured parks, including Fort Mellon Park, Coastline Park, Pinehurst Park, Speer Park, Wynnewood Park, and many more. Sanford is also home to the Sanford Civic Center, the historic Sanford Municipal Cemetery, the Sanford Museum, the Sanford Senior Center, the Sanford Memorial Stadium, the Larry A. Dale Aquatic Center and the Bettye D. Smith Cultural Arts Center.

The Sanford real estate market complements the investor and the family alike. So if you're looking for the perfect place to live, work, play and grow in Central Florida, then homes for sale in Sanford deserve your attention.