With acres of designated conservation areas, Lake Forest is a haven for a variety of wildlife including bald eagles, ospreys, red-shouldered hawks, deer and native water fowl. The combination of generations of old stands of pine, oaks, natural woods and an inspiring 55-acre spring-fed lake winding throughout the community provide breathtaking views and magnificent home sites, combining for an elegant neighborhood. Resort-style amenities include a 10,000 square foot clubhouse with full fitness center, kitchen and meeting rooms, Jr. Olympic size swimming pool with heated spa and kiddie pool, 6 lighted tennis courts, 2 lighted pickleball courts, basketball courts, playground, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, a volleyball court on a private sand beach and more. This community also has some of the lowest association dues in St. Lucie West.
Lake Forest at St. Lucie West is a gated, active lifestyle community in Port St. Lucie, Florida. This means residents of Lake Forest are close enough to the restaurants, big box stores, and entertainment and nightlife of St. Lucie West, but far enough to avoid the crowds and congestion. Lake Forest is also in proximity to I-95 (for convenient travel north or south) and the Crosstown Parkway, a new east to west parkway within Port St. Lucie.
Life at Lake Forest in Port St. Lucie is easy with shopping, dining, and additional recreation just a short walk or bike ride away.
Since St. Lucie West is home for Spring Training for the New York Mets, residents can also catch baseball stars in action. In addition, it also features a PGA golf course, some major golf players might be spotted in the area on occasion. The Florida Atlantic University campus, which contains the Lifelong Learning Institute and community library, is also close by.
While residents at Lake Forest have everything they need at hand, just a ten-minute drive towards the town of Tradition will offer more shopping, big stores, restaurants, and seasonal festival and events. Tradition also features sculpture parks, interactive fountains, and tranquil waterways; and is home to Lake Tradition, which offers 45 acres of outdoor activities. For even more aquatic enjoyment, the Atlantic Ocean is only a thirty minute drive away from Lake Forest in Port St. Lucie.