Farmton development moving forward beginning in Edgewater

A development known as Farmton that has been in the works for a number of years is moving forward with plans starting in Edgewater off of Indian River Boulevard.

According to the Hometown News article, 880 acres will be future home to a development known as Deering Park Center with 4,692 homes, retail, public use, and a school.

Future plans also include widening Maytown Road from Osteen to I-95 as the development will eventually span from Edgewater in Volusia County to Brevard County.

Read the full article at:

City of New Smyrna Beach to consider $50m Marina project

The proposed development off of N. Causeway in New Smyrna Beach calls for a hotel, retail, restaurant, marina, and three separate four-story buildings to house dry rack boat storage.

Additional information on the proposed development at

Samsula – rural 2.5 acre lot on Quail Nest Lane in New Smyrna Beach

Move to the country, enjoy the privacy! This 2.5 acre property is your chance to own in rural New Smyrna Beach. Zoned RA (Rural Agriculture) which allows for single family home or manufactured modular dwelling. Please direct any building, zoning, environmental, or permitting questions to the County of Volusia for accurate response.

Only $25,000 – owner may consider financing with large down payment.

Call, text, or email Susan Logan (386) 428-5550 or

Offered by Monahan & Associates Real Estate

2.41 acre corner lot off Turnbull Bay Road in beautiful New Smyrna Beach!

This 2.41 acre lot is so close to everything in the City of New Smyrna Beach, yet situated in the country off of Turnbull Bay Road. Surrounded by very nice homes, this property is waiting for you to build your dream estate! Drive by at your convenience, located at 1710 Hideaway Forest Trail and a corner lot – will not last long! Close to the Sports Complex, beach, shopping, restaurants, and more!

Call, text, or email Susan Logan for more information! (386) 428-5550 or

Offered by Monahan & Associates Real Estate

NEW on the market! Cute and cozy 2BR/1BA home on almost 5 acres on Samsula Drive!

Country living at its finest! Quaint, cute, and cozy 2 bedroom, 1 bath home situated on almost 5 acres on the highly sought after Samsula Drive! Stunning rural corner lot, cleared with small pond, beautiful trees including pecan trees, two horse paddocks with water, multiple pole barn/garage/outbuilding structures with room for all the animals, toys, cars, equipment, etc! Steps to Samsula Charter School and literally a few minutes to town for shopping and the beach! Amazing property ready for someone to make it their own by updating it the way they want or possible demo to make room for your own country estate! Gated entrance off Samsula Drive and Parsley Lane for easy access! Seller may consider owner financing. Room measurements and square footage estimated, buyer to verify.

Call, text, or email Susan Logan at (386) 428-5550 or

Offered by Monahan & Associates Real Estate

Dollar General Proposed Development Plan – on SR 44 in Samsula / New Smyrna Beach

The link below contains a copy of the proposed development plans obtained from the County of Volusia for the Dollar General store on State Road 44 in the Samsula/New Smyrna Beach area. General Plans.pdf

Please keep checking back for updates on any future public meetings and/or hearings that will be held with the County of Volusia.

Dollar General store coming to Samsula?

The County of Volusia’s Development Review Committee will be discussing plans for a new Dollar General store near the State Road 44 and SR 415 (Tomoka Farms Road) intersection in the Samsula/New Smyrna Beach area on November 15, 2017 at 9:00am.

Two items are on the DRC agenda for the proposed aforementioned development (

The first being an overall development plan to divide the subject 11.4 acre parcel into a two lot commercial development (2018-S-ODP-0025).

The second item up for the DRC’s review and discussion is a 9,100 square foot retail building (Dollar General) on 1.54 acres of the 11.4 acre parcel (2018-F-FSP-0023).

I sent an email to the County’s planning department inquiring if plans are available for review but have yet to hear back. An aerial photo of the proposed location is above.

With the City of New Smyrna Beach expanding further west, what are your thoughts on new commercial development in the rural Samsula community?

UPDATE – November 6, 2017

A copy of a survey was obtained from the County of Volusia showing the proposed location just west of the existing gas station on State Road 44.

A copy of which can be viewed at: Dollar General Survey

2.5 acre lot on Swamp Deer Road for sale!

New on the market! 3991 Swamp Deer Road, New Smyrna Beach – If you want to be in the country, yet minutes to shopping and the beach – then look no further! This 2.5 acre lot is nestled in the woods in the New Smyrna Beach / Samsula area and is waiting on your new home. Many new homes being built in the area so don’t wait! Private road and community so there is no HOA. Room for your family and all the toys! County zoning is RA (Rural Agriculture). Please direct any permit, building, environment, and/or zoning questions to the County of Volusia for accurate response.

$25,000 – call, text, or email Susan Logan (386) 428-5550 or

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Offered by Monahan & Associates Real Estate

City of New Smyrna approves rezoning request for 745 home community known as Shell Pointe Colony

The City of New Smyrna Beach approved a rezoning request to make way for a 745 home community on the southwest corner of Pioneer Trail and I-95 to be called Shell Pointe Colony. This is in addition to ICI’s planned development known as Woodhaven to be just to the north which will have 1,300 homes and 400 apartments.

Is the area growing to fast?

Additional information available at

Volusia County residents receive TRIM (Truth in Millage) notices

All Volusia County residents were mailed, and many received their TRIM (Truth in Millage) notices over the weekend. The Property Appraiser’s office has created a page explaining what the TRIM notice is comprised of, and better explains each section of this notice.

Please visit for a better explanation.

It is important to note the Property Appraiser’s office does values only. You will want to pay close attention to each taxing authorities public hearing dates and times as this is where they vote to adopt their proposed rates. What this means to you is they are voting to set the rates which can equate to increases, and sometimes decreases in your tax bill. If you disagree with the amount of your taxes, YOU MUST ATTEND these meetings and let your voice be heard!

This is also a good time to review the exemptions you are currently getting as there are a number of them… many of which can save you big bucks! Along with the homestead exemption, there are additional senior exemptions, disability exemptions, veteran and first responder exemptions, and many more!

Information on all exemptions can be viewed at