Build Your Dream Home at Woods of Alchrist

Nestled between High Springs and Newberry, Woods of Alchrist is a hidden gem enjoyed by quiet nature lovers and active families alike. The neighborhood’s unique location lends to it’s great urban and rural accessibility and individualized privacy. These benefits, in addition to the Woods of Alchrist’s gorgeous custom homes and premium land accommodations, make it a truly one-of-a-kind home owner’s retreat—and a perfect place to keep horses!

Horse-Friendly by Design

Each of the homes at Woods of Alchrist sit on at least 5 acres of land. Designed to be enjoyed by horse owners and anyone that appreciates nature, you (and your horses!) will find more than enough space to be comfortable in this new community. This means that you can cut out pricey boarding bills, have the rural environment your horse needs right at home, and spend more time with your horse! 

Urban & Rural Accessibility

If you want an escape from the bustling urban landscape, but also want to be close to where your life happens, then Woods of Alchrist is the perfect neighborhood for you. Located just 42 minutes from downtown Gainesville, 10 minutes or less from Newberry, and 13 minutes from High Springs, you are never too far from the area’s best restaurants, shopping, schools, and businesses. There are so many amazing areas you can reach in under 45 minutes! 

Here you can see a beautiful bird walking on lily pads. This is the type of nature you can expect to see in your area when you build your custom home at Woods of Alchrist.

The Woods of Alchrist community emphasizes a desire to retreat from the stresses of urban life and unwind in a natural space. Here you are just minutes from some of the state’s most beautiful natural sites and landscapes, from crystal clear spring heads to lush wetland trails. Whether you look towards nature for exercise, serenity, or family-fun, living close to so many highly-rated parks will make it easier than ever to get out and get active! 

While enjoying quiet, natural surroundings are an important part of disconnecting from your busy life to connect with loved ones, being able to access everything your family needs is still important!

Shopping & Dining

Oaks Mall 35 mins
Walmart Supercenter 35 mins
Haile Village Center 37 minutes
Tioga Town Center 26 mins
Downtown Gainesville 42 mins



University of Florida 39 mins
Santa Fe College 31 mins
Newberry grade schools 18 mins



Ginnie Springs 16 mins
Bell Ridge Longleaf Wea 9 mins
Dudley Farm Historic Park 21 mins
Santa Fe River 22 mins
Ichetucknee State Park 32 mins
Mill Creek Preserve 24 mins
River Ranch Water Park 20 mins
Watermelon Pond Wildlife 31 mins


Major Highways

I-75 27 mins
FL-41 10 mins
FL-441 22 mins
FL-47 15 mins


Individualized Space & Privacy

Although we are committed to creating a warm, welcoming community, we also know that each family has a need for space and privacy. This is why we take pride in our large, open lots and secluded location. That’s one reason that each of our beautiful, custom homes sit on at least 5 acres—so you have plenty of privacy between your neighbors, and a seemingly endless backyard to enjoy! Whether your Saturday nights bring outdoor dinner parties or quiet movie marathons, you don’t have to worry about disrupting your neighbors, or them disrupting you. 

Enjoy Nature and Privacy at Woods of Alchrist

Ready to build your dream home? The Norfleet team has been building custom homes in North Central Florida for over 30 years, and remain devoted to the family values that the company is founded on. To learn more about the Woods of Alchrist community, visit us online, or give us a call at 352-472-5780!