Southwood in Stuart Florida
Southwood is a small community of 115 home sites located just south east of Salerno Rd on Kanner Highway in Stuart FL. This location makes it easy for anyone wishing to commute either north or south as it’s only a few minutes to I-95. It is also close to the Publix shopping center at the intersection of Kanner Highway and Salerno Rd and also just minutes to Martin Memorial South Hospital. Only about 10 to 15 minutes to downtown Stuart and just slightly longer to the beaches and waterways of Martin County.
One enters the Southwood subdivision through a long private drive. Currently this community is not gated, yet offers the utmost in privacy and safety. The homes were built from 1990 to 2001 and are all individual styles from various builders. This is not a cookie cutter community. Home sizes range from 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom homes with 2 car garages of just under 1,700 square feet of living area of to 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom homes of just under 3,000 sq. ft.
There are a number of ponds and creeks throughout Southwood and this community is mostly surrounded by either preserve lands or acreage. There is no community pool or clubhouse so the HOA fees are a very reasonable $285 a quarter as of this writing (September 2016) and include trash and basic cable TV. Though there are some magnificent nature trails through the preserve areas.
Southwood is a gem of a neighborhood and is little known to many Martin County residents. There is very low turnover in this community so, if you’re interested let us know and we can put you on a listing alert notification for this community.