The Dixieland Historic District in Lakeland Florida is south of Lakeland Florida's downtown district. Dixieland is a fairly large area with its eastern border being Florida Ave South, its western border is Lake Hunter and Sikes Boulevard. For those not familiar with the area Sikes Blvd becomes Harden Blvd (much more well known) as it crosses the southern border of Dixieland.
Dixieland is one of several historic districts in Lakeland FL. It was first developed in 1907 and started off with just 160 acres. The Lakeland area was founded just to the southeast on the shores of Lake Hollingsworth. Lake Morton another designated Historic area in Lakeland FL is immediately to the east of Dixieland and is similar in size.
Dixieland is not very well known. When most people look to move to this area they are concerned about work location, school zones and the price of the homes. Some people are looking specifically for lakefront homes or homes with special characteristics. Then there are the those who are looking for a homes considered historic. In Dixieland around 50 homes will re-sell each year. The median price is around 2/3'ds what you will pay in most of the city.
There are several ways to find homes which are considered historic homes. You can just search for homes built before 1950 and that will get primarily homes in the Lakeland FL Historic areas especially if you search the 33803 zip code. However the best way is to contact us and have us design a specific home search for you. That way you will know the home is located in Dixieland Lakeland FL.