Oakwood Subdivision is one of the most family friendly neighborhoods’ in Lakeland is directly behind the Award winning elementary school and you will see a huge gathering of children walking and riding their bikes from this neighborhood each school day. There are estate size lots, French country designs with spacious porches, pergolas, stone fronts, and finials.
The Oakwood neighborhood sports a well appointed furnished clubhouse that can be rented by the residents for a great party. Also, there is a neighborhood pool, walking trails and stocked fishing ponds in this quaint subdivision nestled in the Hardwood forest where deer are ever present afternoon visitors.
Oakwood subdivision in Lakeland is well known for having a large number of military families because it is a short commute, with 20 minutes, of the navy installation NSA Mid-South in Millington. The neighborhood association has an annual Easter Egg hunt and 4th of July celebration where you will mingle with your neighbors. You will often see groups of runners, children playing and riding bikes together and people enjoying the surrounding walking trails of this lovely subdivision.
Most of these homes are at least 3000 square feet with many going up to 5,000 square feet and some feature large stone fireplaces, generous size bonus rooms, triple garages, oversized or covered patios and mature trees. Although the neighborhood has a community pool, some of these homes have their own private pools in the backyard. It has easy access to Highway 70 on the North, 385 on the East, and only 4 minutes to I-40 on the South. Arlington school systems serve the middle and high school but beginning in 2017 the new Lakeland Middle school, only 5 minutes away, at the corner of Highway 70 and Canada Road will be the district for grades 5-8. The neighbors will tell you there is much to love about Oakwood!