Lake Forest - Port St. Lucie, FL

Lake Forest at St. Lucie West is a gated, active lifestyle community in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Lake Forest is just within the outskirts of the prestigious, master-planned community of St. Lucie West. 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.

Residents love Lake Forest in Port St. Lucie because of the availability of safe, affordable housing and the abundance of amenities and lifestyle activities offered. Those who love living in an area with diverse families, seasonal owners, and young first time homeowners will feel right at home in Lake Forest. This community also has some of the lowest association dues in St. Lucie West.

Lake Forest Amenities

The clubhouse at Lake Forest at Port St. Lucie sits adjacent to the exercise facility. The exercise building features state-of-the-art equipment, so residents can stay fit in style. The clubhouse has plenty of room for hobbies and activities. There are also two outdoor pools with spa and cabanas, one on the north side and one on the south side of Lake Forest. A horseshoe pit and kids playground are also included, and there are plenty of parks and natural spaces with walking and biking trails.

Lake Forest Homes & Real Estate

Construction of Lake Forest started in 1999 and was completed in 2005 by Kennedy Homes. There are 689 single-family homes between two collections available on a resale basis. The Preserve Collection offers six floor plans ranging from 1,300 to 2,039 square feet of living space with two to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These floor plans offer great designs with spacious kitchens and private master suites. The Estates Collection offers five floor plans ranging from 1,881 to 2,208 with two to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. These models have great open floor plans and back patios included perfect for hosting guests.

Lake Forest Lifestyle

Life at Lake Forest in Port St. Lucie is easy with shopping, dining, and additional recreation just a short walk or bike ride away. There are different interest groups residents can join, such as: Relay for Life, Mah Jongg, poker, knitting and crocheting, International food, and water aerobics. Lake Forest also has its own newsletter that keeps residents up to date on what happens in the community.


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, so 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.

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Lake Forest Amenities

The following amenities are available to Lake Forest residents:

  • Clubhouse/Amenity Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Hobby & Game Room
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Lakes - Scenic Lakes & Ponds
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Playground for Grandkids
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Cabana
  • Lounge

Lake Forest Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Lake Forest. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Cards
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Games
  • Garage Sale
  • Happy Hour
  • Horseshoes
  • International Food Club
  • Knitting & Crocheting Group
  • Mah Jongg
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Relay for Life
  • Specialty Dinners
  • Swimming
  • Water Aerobics

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Living here 3 months now & loving it! Great location, very close to everything. An amazing value, lots of house for the money. Community is very well maintained. Very happy with the choice I made.

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