Will Mears

 

 

Graphic - Click on an area of the map to find out more

If you are in the market to buy, sell or lease property you will find the Jacksonville area offers a wide and diverse range of neighbourhoods and properties to suit every taste and budget.  The area is made up of many municipalities and other unincorporated areas with a total population of over a million. Each of these areas has its own by-laws, rules and regulations affecting home-buyers and home-owners.

Jacksonville & NAS Jacksonville

NAS Jacksonville, located in South West Jacksonville, on the Western side of the St. Johns River is one of America's largest Naval Air Stations and home to over 50,000 active duty, and civilian support personel. As such, it has a major influence on the region. NAS Jacksonville contributes much to the community, and is a source of pride to North Florida, in addition to providing a major contribution to the national defense.

Orange Park

The City of Orange Park is located on the Southern edge of NAS Jacksonville, providing a commute of mere minutes to the three main gates of the air station.  

A mix of newer and older homes provides unlimited home choices for those wanting a greater nearness to the air station, or the Downtown of Jacksonville, about 10 miles away. Orange Park has a small town feel, a strong community spirit, and an extensive commercial presence including a Mall. Orange Park boasts a spectacular setting on the Westside of the St. Johns River and numerous economic, cultural and recreational opportunities in addition to the attraction of Clay County schools. Orange Park is in the Northern area of Clay County.

Riverside/Avondale

Located just a few miles Southwest of Downtown Jacksonville, Riverside/Avondale/Five Points is a historic, quiet, and beautiful community area on the St. Johns River, with a small town feel. Cafes, restuarants, traditional homes, and numerous botiques provide a small town feel in a historic setting. There is a wide range of homes at most price points.

Fleming Island

Fleming Island is just South of Orange Park in the Northern portion of Clay County, and contains mostly newer homes within gated and non-gated communities. There is considerable new home construction and the area is growing very fast. Most amenities are new, and commercial businesses have kept pace with the growth. 

San Marco

San Marco is part of South Jacksonville and is situated across the St. Johns River from the downtown. The eclectic small community has a long history and is primarily made up of older and historic homes. It is very desirable for those that work in the downtown area, and yet it maintains its small town character.

Fruit Cove/Julington Creek/Nocatee

The new bedroom communities South of Mandarin have grown fast during the last twenty years. Fruit Cove is on the St. Johns River and Julington Creek and Nocatee are very large planned communities with all the amenities and facilities of newer master planned communities. These newer communities typically have a younger family age range (30-50) than Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine.

Green Cove Springs

Green Cove Springs is a smaller, older town outside the Southern suburban area of Jacksonville, and about seven miles South of Fleming Island. The community is located in central Clay County on the Western side of the St. Johns River.

Fruit Cove/Julington Creek/Nocatee

Fruit Cove is located on the Eastside of the St. Johns River, South of the Mandarin area. It is on the outer edge of the metropolitan area, and is set for substantial new growth as a community. It is located in Northwest St. Johns County.

Ponte Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra Beach is an older established city in Northern St. Johns County on the Atlantic Ocean. The city is world renouned for golf, ocean front property, and exceptional public schools.