The River City, Florida’s First Coast, Northeast Florida – they’re all referring to one of the most beautiful cities in the Southeast! This amazing, all-encompassing city has a lifestyle to fit almost every desire.
Jacksonville, Florida is the largest city in the State of Florida, and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The River City encompasses 758 square miles due to a 1968 consolidation of the surrounding towns.
Imagine a city with access to almost every type of lifestyle one can desire, all the while in a climate with virtually flawless weather patterns. Jacksonville features access to some of the most sought after hobbies including some of the world’s best Golf, Professional Sports including NFL football’s Jacksonville Jaguars, minor league (AA) Jacksonville Sun’s baseball, The St. Johns River, Intracoastal Waterway, deep sea fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, beautiful sand filled beaches with adequate access, hunting, fishing, country clubs, yacht clubs, 2 Navy Bases, entertainment & performing arts, music festivals, film and television, access to some of the highest quality education in the country…and the list continues.
Neighborhoods in Jacksonville
Atlantic Beach is bounded to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west by the Intracoastal Waterway, to the North by the Mayport Naval Station, and the south by Neptune Beach. Residents of Atlantic Beach routinely take advantage of all types of activities including outdoor biking, surfing, strolls along the beach, nautical escapes, kayak rentals and tours, the North Beaches Art Walk, Arts in the Park, the Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre. To learn more about Atlantic Beach, Click Here
4Riverside, Avondale & Ortega – Every city has a historic center. For Jacksonville, that center is the Riverside, Avondale and Ortega area. Most of the homes predate World War II, and feature traditional style architecture ranging from Colonial to Mediterranean to Riverfront Estates. If you’re looking for an historic area, with plenty of arts & entertainment – this area is for you. To learn more about Riverside, Avondale & Ortega, Click Here
Jacksonville Beach, Known as Jax Beach by the locals, this city features miles of sandy beaches, access to inshore fishing via the Intracoastal Waterway, and offshore fishing via the Atlantic Ocean, many fine restaurants, excellent shopping and Duval County Schools. The residential areas offer a combination of residential homes, gated communities, townhouse style homes, condominium complexes and the city owned Jacksonville Beach Golf Club. To learn more about Jacksonville Beach, Click Here
Mandarin - Located on the eastern banks of the St. Johns River across from Orange Park, “Mandarin” was named after the mandarin orange in 1830 by Calvin Reed, a prominent resident of the area. Once called “a tropical paradise” by author Harriett Beecher Stowe, this quaint area is marked by its history, ancient oak trees draped with Spanish moss, beautiful parks, marinas and more water views than any other area in Jacksonville. To learn more about Mandarin, Click Here
Neptune Beach – The City of Neptune Beach is a quaint Oceanside community of roughly 7,000 residents. The city, which encompasses a total area of 6.8 square miles, is part of a group of beaches commonly known as the Jacksonville Beaches. The smallest of Jacksonville’s Beaches, this seaside community offers a small town living style with access to some big city entertainment. To learn more about Neptune Beach, Click Here
Nocatee - The Town of Nocatee is a sustainable new town designed to balance work and recreation, in a walkable, livable community. This master planned community spans the northeastern corner of St. Johns County and southeastern portion of Duval County in Northeast Florida. Nocatee is unincorporated, and sits on 13,323 acres in one of the most prestigious regions of Florida, Ponte Vedra. This beautiful new town features a slew of new neighborhoods, as well as some of the top builders in the United States. To learn more about Nocatee, its communities, and builders, Click Here
North Jacksonville - This booming area is true hidden gem within our great city. Relatively obscure 20 years ago, this area of town is blossoming, and it’s easy to see why. North Jacksonville is loaded with advantages, including water and marsh views abundant, plenty of land to develop, ease of access to the JAX International Airport, a brand new shopping development in the River City Marketplace, Florida State College North Campus, and much more. Residential and Commercial developers, industries, and home buyers are beginning to take note of this fabulous area of town. To learn more about North Jacksonville, Click Here
The Town of Orange Park is located in Clay County, a suburb of Jacksonville, just southwest of the Duval county line and St. Johns River and has a population of 8,400. The name “Orange Park” is additionally applied to a wider area of northern Clay County outside the town limits, covering such communities as Fleming Island, Lakeside and Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, making it one of Jacksonville’s most populous suburbs. The name reflects the hope of its founders for a fruit-growing industry, but their crops were destroyed in the Great Freeze of 1894-95 and the fruit industry in Orange Park never recovered. To learn more about Orange Park and its communities, Click Here
Destined to be one of Northeast Florida’s most desirable communities, Palencia is a 1,450 acre Hines development situated along the Intracoastal Waterway and Marshall Creek. Opened in May 2002, this spectacular community offers a wonderful social, dining and golf experience for its residents.
Palencia is also the home site for The Palencia Club, a signature 18 hole Arthur Hill designed 7,071 yard golf course. Palencia is also considered “best of class” in mixed use planned development that preserves, protects and enhances northeast Florida’s environmentally sensitive Intracoastal Waterway. Palencia has a full range of world class amenities including golf, tennis, three swimming pools, a fitness center, athletic fields, pocket parks as well as a 30-acre park system interconnected by a series of boardwalks and fitness trails. Families of all backgrounds enjoy being a part of this multi-faceted unique natural environment. To learn more about the community of Palencia, Click Here
Ponte Vedra Beach
The home to Boselli Clark Realty’s corporate office, Ponte Vedra Beach is among the most outstanding communities in Northeast Florida. If you’re looking at homes in Northeast Florida, Ponte Vedra Beach offers the most extraordinary lifestyle available on the First Coast. Natural beauty abounds this seaside community in northern St. Johns County, an upmarket resort area best known for its association with golf and tennis. The Sawgrass development is the home of The PGA Tour, the ATP Tour, and The Players Championship played at TPC Sawgrass. The area is well known for its resorts including the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club (AAA five diamond resort), the Lodge and Club (four diamonds) and the Marriott at Sawgrass (three diamonds). To learn more about the luxury style living that Ponte Vedra Beach has to offer, Click Here
A neighborhood south of Downtown and across the St. Johns River, San Marco has a long history in Jacksonville. The area was occupied continuously long before Downtown Jacksonville. San Marco was the site of the ferry that crossed the “Cowford” and was the site of plantations from the 18th century.
The name San Marco, comes from South Jacksonville’s most ambitions development, begun in 1926 and consisting of many upscale Mediterranesn Revival style homes and an integradet commercial sector known as San Marco Square. To learn more about San Marco, Click Here
The City of St. Augustine is the oldest city in the United States, and was founded by the Spanish Admiral Pedro Menendez on September 8, 1565. The city has a population of 13,000 and is the headquarters for the Florida National Guard.
The city is a popular travel destination, for its Spanish colonial-era buildings as well as elite 19th century architecture. The city’s historic center is anchored by St. George Street, which is lined with historic homes from various periods. Most of these homes are reconstructions of buildings that had been burned or demolished over the years. To learn more about the City of St. Augustine, Click Here
World Golf Village
World Golf Village is located in Central St. Johns County, just west of Interstate 95, midway between Jacksonville and St. Augustine. The area is home of the World Golf Hall of Fame and features top-rated accommodations, championship golf courses, the PGA Tour Golf Academy, golf-themed dining and much more. This wonderful regional community features eighteen single family neighborhoods, four condominium developments, three patio home communities, and two active adult communities. To learn more about The World Golf Village, Click Here
Homes for Sale in Jacksonville
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