Big Pine Key Homes for sale
Located in the island archipelago off the southern tip of the Florida peninsula, lies Big Pine Key, home to National Key Deer Refuge and the Coupon Bight Aquatic Preserve. Home to over 4,200 residents, with a median age of 49 years old and earning a median household income of $67,800, which is above the statewide median of $45,000. Part of Monroe County, this is one of the most traveled areas in the island chain, offering plenty of entertainment, nature, and outdoor activities.
The weather here is tropical, boasting mild winters. December, January, and February average overnight temperatures in the mid seventies and daytime highs reaching into the high seventies, low eighties. Spring and fall are idyllic, and summers are warm but are routinely cooled with balmy breezes floating of the crystal clear waters. It's this climate which allows residents to fish, bike, boat, sight-see, explore nature, and enjoy wonderful sunrises and sunsets almost every day of the year.
Big Pine Key has a healthy real estate market, perfect for those looking for a solid investment and steady appreciation. The average listing price on the island is nearly $498,800, with a median sales price of $344,00 and average price per square foot of $304. Currently about 30 percent of active listings are distressed properties. Homes listed for sale do not stay on the market long as this is a highly sought after destination, with land at a premium.