20 apartments for rent near Twin Lakes, Tallahassee, FL
Apartments in Twin Lakes, Tallahassee, FL
The small planned community of Twin Lakes is located to the east of Apalachee Parkway. The area chosen to create Twin Lakes was selected for its beauty. Local features, such as lighting, trees, and water, were incorporated into the overall design. Three main housing styles dominate the approximately 85 homes that form this neighborhood.
Located about four and a half miles from Tallahassee’s city center, easy commuting can be done via the Apalachee Parkway. As a result, the neighborhood of Twin Lakes is within easy driving distance of not only downtown offices, but shopping malls, like Governor’s Square, and entertainment venues as well.
Construction of this neighborhood was formed around the principles of sustainability, efficiency, and aesthetic appeal. This area includes many mature oak trees, and native plants have been used extensively in area landscaping, along with plenty of open green areas. The wide-ranging commons area contains two lakes for which the neighborhood was named.
Positioned just outside the city limits, this neighborhood was built in the 1980s and contains both single-family dwellings and town houses. As a private community, there are no through streets, which helps maintain a serene atmosphere, as well as adding to neighborhood security. Twin Lakes also has an active homeowners’ association, which helps communicate neighborhood policies and works on beautification projects.
Twin Lakes residents are close to Piney Z Lake, which provides an excellent fishing hole, as well as Tom Brown Park, which offers residents facilities such as a Frisbee Golf Course, playground, and dog park. Locals rave about the BMX track and mountain bike trails, which offer enthusiasts jumps, turns, and drops for riders of all levels. Tom Brown Park also offers a great place to celebrate Fourth of July, when its lush grassy areas provide the perfect seating for a fireworks display.
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