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A FEW FINE REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITIES
Orange Groves, Vegetable Lands, Farms and Homes Suggested by the many inquiries received daily regarding Florida and its opportunities for homes and investments, the Agriculturist some time ago published the following : “If you have more land than you really need sell some of it at a reasonable price and surround yourself with good neighbors, and thus let us fill up the State with industrious people who will make homes here and add to the general prosperity. The Agricultur st receives letters almost every day asking about homes in Florida, mostly small places worth SI,OOO to SIO,OOO, already planted, or suita le for planting, to oranges, pineapples, peaches or pecans, and on which they can grow truck or raise poultry profitably until their trees come into bearing. If any of our readers have such property that they will sell cheap, and will furnish us a full description and location of same, with price and terms, we may be able to put them in communication with a purchaser.” In response to this we have received descriptions of a number of properties, of which the following is a partial list: No. 11. —Nice farm two miles from Orlando; 40 acres, all fenced; 400 orange, tangerine and grapefruit trees, more than half bearing; seven room house, new packing house and other buildings; horse, wagon, farm imple ments, chickens, etc. Price for the whole, $2,000. No. 12. —Twenty-six and one-half acres, one and one-half miles from Leesburg; house of eight rooms, finely finished in native woods, stables, etc.; 500 orange trees and small fruits; clear water lake on the tract; fine place for chicken ranch. Price SI,BOO. No. 14. —Ten acres four miles from Sorrento, Lake county; four room house and small barn; 120 orange and grape fruit trees, 40 pear trees, mostly bear ing; 30 peach trees; nice front yard set with flowers and evergreens; good well of water. Price $750. No. 15. —Thirty acres good truck land, three miles from Sorrento; ten acres cleared and in cultivation; good ordinary six room house, barn and oth er buildings; about twenty peach trees. Ten acres is good round timber, and remaining ten acres has some small timber on it. Price $750. No. 17. —About one-fourth mile from No. 25, tract of 25 acres, from which timber has mostly been cut off. Good fruit and vegetable land. Price $lO per acre. No. 20. —Fifty-acre farm one and one quarter miles from Eustis; 15 acres cleared, balance pine timber; 500 bud ded orange trees, half bearing; 600 bearing peach trees; six room cottage in good condition, newly painted; barn, etc. This place is worth $3,500, but for a quick sale is priced at $2,000. No. 21.— Fifty acres fine muck land in Lake county, good for trucking or alfalfa; no irrigation or fertilizer need ed. Price SSO acre. No. 22.— Fine two-story eight room house and five acres of land all plant ed to orange and grapefruit trees, sixty of them bearing. One mile from Punta Gorda. Price $4,000. No. 23. —Forty-acre farm in Lake county, 20 acres in oranges and grape fruit, fifteen years old; figs, peaches and other fruits; three room house, small barn and other outbuildings; near railroad station and in good neighbor hood. A bargain at $1,800; terms. No. 30. —Twenty acres near Winter Park; good six room house and barn; small orange grove. Price $2,600; terms. If you are interested and do not find anything to suit you in the above list write us your wants, inclosing stamp for reply, and we may be able to locate it for you. Address all communications on this subject to REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT, FLORIDA AGRICULTURIST, Board of Trade Building, Jacksonville, Fla. No. 26. —Eleven acres three miles south of Sanford, with nearly new two story, eight room house; close to rail road and postoffice; ideal winter home in healthy location. Price only SI,OOO. No. 28. —Ten acres of first class pine apple land and 10 acres fine muck land suitable for tomatoes and all kinds of vegetables; near East Coast Railroad, the Hillsboro river, East Coast Canal, and on good hard road, between West Palm Beach and Miami; one of the best bargains in Florida. Full description and price on request. No. 29. —Fine 10-acre orange grove in Manatee county, containing 550 old bearing orange and grapefruit trees, and four acres just beginning to bear; crop last year 3,500 boxes. Also six acres rich hammock, sub-irrigated and especially suited to lettuce, celery, etc. Newly installed irrigating plant for both grove and truck farm; fine ship ping facilities, both rail and water. Will make liberal terms or trade for good Jacksonville property. Price $15,000. No. 31. —Twenty acres good hammock land, one mile from Leesburg, on hard clay road and near railroad and fine large lake; first class gardening, farm ing or orange land; 250 bearing sour orange trees and some sweet seed lings on property. Situated in school district. No. 32. —Fine 30-acre farm two and one-half miles from Eustis; 10 1-2 acres of choice budded oranges, tan gerines, grapefruit and lemons, besides peaches, pears, plums, guavas, pecans and bananas; good water protection; grove is in high state of culti vation and should have over 2,000 boxes fruit the coming year; 10 room house, two-story barn, good well, etc.; ship ping station on place. Will bear clos est inspection. Price $5,000. No. 33. —One hundred acres pine and hammock land, 7 miles from Ocala, on hard road; 60 acres cleared and fenced; 5 acres in peaches, 3 years old; small two room house, large two-story steel roof barn; horse, wagon and imple ments. Price for immediate sale, $1,350. No. 34. —Cheapest small good orange grove and home in Orange county; must sell, leaving the State. No. 36. —A very pleasant home place situated on Manatee river, near Tampa Bay; 360 acres of land with grove and improvements; steamboat landing near the place. No. 3S. —Seventy acres orange, veg etable and pineapple land near Ft. Pierce; two small houses; three acres in pineapples; fourteen acres in oranges, part bearing. No 30. —Eighty acres good high land between Indian river and ocean, near the Narrows. No. 42. —Three hundred acres ham mock land near Gainesville; good for trucking and farming; timber is worth the price. Cheap for cash. No. 43. —Five acres near Punta Gor da; excellent for celery and other veg etables. No. 44.— Ten acres first class veget able land, fenced and in cultivation, three miles from Bradentown. No. 47. —A 120-acre farm near Jen* sen; 10 acres hammock in oranges; 35 acres in pineapples; good dwelling and outbuildings; railway shipping station at premises. No. 48. —Farm and grove near Plant City, on good road; 25 acres in cultiva tion; 80 acres in tract; splendid for poultry or vegetables. No. 4ft. —146 acres good pineapple land, near Aberdeen station on East Coast Railway; unimproved. Will sell for sls per acre. No. 50. —120 acres two miles from Homestead, part hammock; four room house; fifteen acres cleared; over 300 fruit trees, half of them bearing. For a quick sale will take SI,OOO. No. 51.— Eight acres near Eustis, on hard road; six room house; 100 orange trees; half acre guavas in bearing. Price $1,200, half cash, balance $25 per month. No. 52. —Twenty acres, fronting over 600 feet on Indian river; 300 bearing orange and pomelo trees, and hundreds of guavas, limes and other fruits; two story house and other buildings; estab lished guava jelly business, with all paraphernalia. Price for the whole property only $6,000; part cash. No. 53 —Fifteen acres pineapple land near Stuart; seven acres planted and bearing; five acres shedded. Also, 70 acres, with one and a half planted and bearing. Will sacrifice either or both properties for immediate sale. No. 54 —Homestead of 160 acres, within one mile of L. & N. depot in West Florida; five-room house, fine spring water, fruits and berries; good fruit and truck land; 30 acres cleared, balance pasture land with running water. Price $1,500; terms.