Is The Villages growing again? Developer buys 900 acres in Mascotte for $7 million | Daily Commercial
Frank StanfieldFor the Daily Commercial | USA TODAY NETWORK
Published 3:02 pm ET March 30, 2023 | Updated 7:27 pm ET March 30, 2023
Editor’s note: This story has been updated since it was originally published to include information from a representative for the property seller.
MASCOTTTE – The Villages has purchased 900 acres here for $7 million, according to Lake County public records.
The deed, recorded with the court clerk on March 14, lists the buyer as Buffalo Hide and Cattle Co., a real estate arm of the mega retirement community, and the seller as Maury L. Carter Services Corp. The company is trustee for Carter-Lake 918 Highway 333 Land Trust.
Daryl Carter with Carter Services, who is listed on property records as the trustee, said he has been asked by the buyer not to comment on its plans, or if it was even related to The Villages.