Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Pickin’ & Grinnin’

Pickin’ & Grinnin’

Southern Hill Farms u-pick is the berries, and much, much more. Photos: Nicole Hamel Ten years ago, Southern Hill Farms owners David and Lisa Hill never dreamed they would welcome thousands of people onto their 120-acre property at 16651 Schofield…
Thrill ride

Thrill ride

Catch swamp fever on an airboat; you won’t want to be cured. Photos: Nicole Hamel Gliding 35 to 55 mph across Lake Panasoffkee and experiencing fun, sliding corner turns through marshes into the peaceful swamps and natural springs of the…
Trails less traveled

Trails less traveled

Mucky ducks, swamp buggies provide thrill rides at Revolution Adventures for the entire family. Photos: Nicole Hamel A cloud of dust swirls behind Jim Marshall as the eight-wheel amphibious vehicle turns a curve. Jim smiles, then hits the gas. The engine…
Spring break

Spring break

Alexander Springs is dive worth the drive where wildlife thrive. Photos: Nicole Hamel Lake County is well known among residents and visitors for fishing, boating, kayaking, skiing, tubing, paddle boarding, canoeing, jet skiing, wakeboarding, and other aquatic activities, but the…
Thinking Big, building small

Thinking Big, building small

Tiny dwellings will make big impact on lives of vulnerable youth.  Story:  Roxanne Brown and Theresa Campbell Photos: Nicole Hamel A local nonprofit is thinking in tiny terms to make the biggest impact for Lake County’s homeless unaccompanied youth and young…
Thinking of downsizing?

Thinking of downsizing?

Tiny homes offer huge rewards for retirees, snowbirds, and those ready for the next stage of life.   Photos: Courtesy of Coles Carangian Located on Lake Andrew in Oxford is 70 acres of beautiful land, plentiful with tree canopies, greenery,…
Rooting for health

Rooting for health

Health-minded duo partners with City of Groveland on a fishy new endeavor.  Photos: Anthony Rao Interesting, even revolutionary, things are happening inside a greenhouse that recently sprang up in Groveland.   The greenhouse exists because Mark Pester, a former marketing…
Doors are opening in real estate

Doors are opening in real estate

Local real estate market remains strong as prices go through the roof. Story: James Combs, Theresa Campbell, Roxanne Brown Lynn Haynes, a real estate agent with Morris Realty and Investments, grew understandably concerned about the fate of her industry when…
One smart cookie

One smart cookie

Realtor of the Year brings touch of home to real estate. Photo: Douglas Tyler Kara Wisely sweetens real estate transactions. With each home closing, the executive chef turned real estate agent makes clients a salted honey pie or batch of…
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