Central Oklahoma is known for Recreation!
Enjoy our mild climate and enjoy the great outdoors! According to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife, 1 in every 4 Oklahoma residents hunt or fish. Central Oklahoma is loaded with trophy bucks, wild boars and turkey. Quail and duck hunting are also prominent here.
With over one million surface acres of water, Oklahoma is the place to enjoy lakes, streams, rivers and ponds! If you enjoy fishing, Lake Liberty and Lake Guthrie are both consistently ranked high among the state’s top fishing lakes. Lake Arcadia in Edmond offers fishing and water sports, and on any given day you will find families enjoying the lake, camping, water skiing or just out for a picnic. Sailing and parasailing are available at nearby Hefner Lake in North Oklahoma City. Kite flying and the Lake Hefner Trails are enjoyed on shore.
Golf anyone? Central Oklahoma is loaded with golf courses, including a championship Senior PGA tournament ranked course. Oklahoma’s golf courses challenge players of all skill levels. Beautiful Cedar Valley is a well-kept secret -- a community of homes nestled among four golf courses. (Home-building lots are still available)
On any given weekend there are a variety of fun events and attractions throughout the area. We enjoy horse shows, rodeos, outdoor festivals, farmers’ markets, seasonal celebrations, antique shows and antique shopping.
Horse and Cattle Country
Many people in Oklahoma own cattle or horses, and enjoy riding on private land, attending play days, and trail riding. We also have a number of rodeos and horse shows, and you can enjoy Quarter horse & Thoroughbred horse racing at Remington Park Race Track & Casino. The Historic OKC Stockyards provides yet another opportunity to enjoy our Western Heritage – a great area for dining at the famous Cattleman’s Cafe and shopping for hand-made hats, saddles, boots and other western apparel, equipment and gear.
Central Oklahoma enjoys the four seasons, with abundant sunshine year-round. Average temperature is 60 degrees. The average area winter temperature is 46 degees with an average summer temperature of 82 degrees. January is typically the coldest month with an average temperature of 25, and August is typically the hottest month with an average temperature of 94.
Central Oklahoma’s average annual rainfall is 32 inches per year. The average annual snowfall is 10 inches per year.
Healthcare & Medical Facilities
Central Oklahoma is home to some of the top medical facilities in the country, all within a commute of 45 minutes, most within 10-20 minutes.
“Sophisicated core research facilites and breakthrough discoveries” describes Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). It is one of the oldest, most respected independent research institutes in the nation. Located in Oklahoma City, OMRF fosters a worldwide reputation for excellence by following an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to biomedical research.
Logan Medical Center offers a comprehensive collection of medical services, from emergency care to caring for routine medical needs.
Mercy Health Center is reconized as having one of the top patient care programs in the nation. In addition to traditional medical care Mercy has a separate Heart Hospital and a NeuroScience facility. The Heart Hospital is dedicated exclusively to preventing and treating cardiovascular disease giving Oklahoman’s world-class medical expertise and technology, as the first all-digital hospital in the country.
Integris Health, Oklahoma’s largest not-for-profit medical facility is most notably known for The Paul Silverstein Burn Center. Since its opening in 1975, the burn center has expanded to become one of the largest and most technologically advanced burn centers in the country, and now serves a five-state area.
The OU Health Sciences Center is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges, providing specialty medical care, like Oklahoma Children’s Hospital , that provides advanced comprehensive care for the children of Oklahoma, and the Dean McGee Eye Institute, that ranks as one of the largest ophthalmology institutes in the United States Approximately 40% of patients come from outside Oklahoma.
Central Oklahoma Education
Education is of major importance to Central Oklahoma with award-winning elementary, junior and high schools; a comprehesive and integrated career-tech system; a Jobs Corps Training center; and outstanding higher education. The seven colleges of OU Health Science and Oklahoma City University are near the heart of Oklahoma City. Oklahoma Christian University and Central Oklahoma University are in Edmond, and Langston University is in Langston.
We invite you to contact us. We can save you time and money in locating real estate for sale throughout Central Oklahoma. We offer a fine selection of homes for sale, farms and ranches, historic property, recreational land and businesses for sale.