Archer

Country Living Just Minutes From Gainesville

Living in Archer, FL is to settle among the pastures and paddocks of the countryside, while enjoying convenient access to a vibrant city. Founded as a depot on Florida’s early railroad system for its central location and its inviting natural surroundings, the small town once known as “Deer Hammock” is surrounded by lush farmland and pastures dotted with grazing horses.

Located in the heart of North Florida, just a short drive west of I-75, residents of Archer enjoy clean country living and excellent weather year-round. Equine enthusiasts will particularly enjoy the pastureland surrounding Archer, as the area features many Horse Farms offering training and boarding services. Proximity to Gainesville and the University of Florida provides easy access to world-class educational, cultural, and professional opportunities, and its central location within the state means that Archer residents have easy access to Florida’s beaches on either coast.  With I-75 access less than an hour from your doorstep, Florida’s theme parks and big city night-life are also just a short trip from home.

Plantation-style estates on rich farmland offer country-chic living at its finest, while quaint farmhouses surrounded by green pastures make for a horse-lover’s dream, and newer homes in planned subdivisions provide the perfect solution for those looking for a contemporary home in a small-town setting.

Whether you’re looking for a Plantation-style estate, a farmhouse on some land, or a contemporary home in the country, Team Dynamo can find the perfect home for you in and around the city of Archer.  

Fast Facts About Archer

  • Cost of Living in Archer is 12% lower on average than the rest of Florida.  
  • Student/Teacher ratios in Archer are 15% lower on average than the rest of Florida.  
  • Crime rates in Archer are 50% lower than the average for the rest of Florida

Floorplans / Layouts

Many homes sizes are available in Archer, with floorplans and layouts including:

  • 2 bedroom/2 bath  
  • 2 bedroom/2.5 bath
  • 3 bedroom/2 bath  
  • 3 bedroom/2.5 bath
  • 3 bedroom/3 bath
  • 4 bedroom/2 bath
  • 4 bedroom/2.5 bath
  • 4 bedroom/3 bath
  • 5 bedroom/3.5 bath

Subdivisions / Neighborhoods

Popular subdivisions and neighborhoods in Archer include:

North Archer:

  • Archer Estates
  • Doe Run
  • Grismore
  • Half Moon
  • Helena Heights
  • Holly Hills
  • Marchant Meadow
  • Nasrin Estates
  • Sawmill Park
  • Shady Lane
  • University Country Estates
  • Venable
  • Venable Estates
  • Westside Farms
  • Yulee Place

South Archer:

  • Alsop Addition
  • Archer Heights
  • Archer Highlands
  • Archer Hills
  • Archer Meadows
  • Archer Oaks
  • Archer Pines
  • Archer Place
  • Archer Pointe
  • Archer Woods
  • Bauknights Addition
  • Belleview Gardens
  • Central Addition to Archer
  • Country Garden Estates
  • Emerald Forest
  • Gateway Farms
  • Holiday Farms
  • Kanapaha Oaks
  • McNairs
  • Sunny Acres
  • Thistle Hills East
  • Thistle Hills West
  • Venable Addition
  • Walnut Hill Estates
  • Whispering Oaks
  • Williams Addition

Archer Area Schools, Facilities, Services & Attractions

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