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Blues Creek, FL Find your dream home in Blues Creek, Gainesville, FL

Welcome to Blues Creek in Gainesville, FL!

Blues Creek is a tight-knit community of single family homes in bucolic Northwest Gainesville. Residents enjoy the comforts of suburban living at an affordable price. The homes were built in the 1990s or early 2000s and range in size from 2,000 to 3,000 sq/ft on cozy lots.

Location

Blues Creek is a short drive to the University of Florida and Shands hospitals. It’s also very close to Turkey Creek golf club, San Felasco State Park, Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, and a clutch of well-preserved conservation areas. The entrance is located off of NW 43rd St., north of Millhopper Rd.

Living in Blues Creek

If you look at aerial map of Blues Creek you’ll notice that over half of the land is undeveloped forest land. A big perk of living in Blues Creek is the peace and tranquility that comes with being surrounded by protected nature areas.

Aerial view of Blues Creek in Gainesville FL
Aerial view of Blues Creek in Gainesville, FL. To the southwest, the subdivision blends seamlessly in Blues Creek Ravine, a protected nature area accessible to the public.

The compact grid of Blues Creek’s east side is the secret to the community’s low carbon footprint and affordability.

On Blues Creek’s tree-canopied west side you find larger homes on larger lots. The west side blends seamlessly into west Alachua County’s much lauded conservation areas, including Blues Creek Ravine, which is open to the public.

What Amenities Are Included?

Blues Creek residents enjoy all of the amenities you would expect to find in a suburban residential community, including:

  • A light-filled clubhouse
  • Pool
  • Tennis courts.

Our Top 5 Things to Do in Blues Creek

1. Blues Creek Ravine

A well-kept neighborhood secret. To get there, park on the shoulder of NW 71st Street and walk down to NW 69th Avenue.

2. San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

This park goes on forever. As close to a wilderness experience as you can get in a city.

3. Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park

Devil’s Millhopper is a shaded walk around a true ecological marvel. It stays cool during the hot months.

4. Family Fun at Possum Creek

Possum Creek features a fully-fenced dog park and a skate park popular with all ages.

5. Turkey Creek Golf Club

Though not technically in Blues Creek, the recently revitalized golf club and restaurant are a short drive from Blues Creek. Learn more about neighboring Turkey Creek here.

Aerial shot of Turkey Creek golf community in Gainesville FL
Aerial view of Turkey Creek Golf Club in Alachua, a short drive from Blues Creek

Blues Creek Gainesville, FL HOA

HOA fees are very modest and include access to the amenities. The property manager is Action Management of Gainesville.

Public School Zones in Blues Creek

Blues Creek is zoned for the following excellent Alachua County public schools:

  • Talbot Elementary School
  • Clarke Middle School
  • Gainesville High School
Blues Creek home for sale in Gainesville, FL

Final Thoughts

We love Blues Creek because you get the serenity and natural beauty of the Northwest suburbs, but you’re also within easy driving distance of all that Gainesville has to offer. We think Blues Creek is a great place to put down roots.

Have more questions about Blues Creek? Contact Rabell today to start your search, or click on one of the listings below to learn more about available properties.

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