So another article in the Property Values section of www.nytimes.com appeared yesterday. Which means it’s time for another look at how much home you can get in the Jacksonville, Florida area, including Ponte Vedra and the beaches. This time, our price point is approximately $460,000.
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
How Much: $465,000
Size: 2,928 s.f.
Per Square Foot: $158.81
Setting: This beautiful Ponte Vedra Beach home has views of the marsh, Intracoastal waterway and the ocean. Located in the Tides Edge community, the home is less than a 5-minute walk from the private gazebo entrance to the beach.
Inside: Lots of upgrades in this roomy home, including wood floors, pendant lights, fireplace and more. Enjoy the views from the sunroom or viewing porches, some with French doors.
St. Johns, Florida
What: A 4 BDR / 3 1/2 BATH home in St. Johns Forest (Short Sale)
How Much: $459,000
Size: 3,846 s.f.
Per Square Foot: $119.34
Setting: Located on Cty. Rd. 210 just west of I-95, St. Johns Forest is an upscale community with homes up to $1+ million. The location is ideal for commuting into Jacksonville (or St. Augustine), and the community maintains a number of amenities, including an activity center, resort-style pool, fitness center, tennis/basketball courts and more. St. Johns Forest is also a natural gas community.
Inside: This home is a short sale offering quite a bit of square footage and upgrades for the price. Features include a 3-car side entry garage, paver driveway, high ceilings, gourmet kitchen with granite and pot filler at stove, fireplace, tinted windows and 1st-floor master suite. Preserve has room for a pool and is already plumbed.
St. Augustine, Florida
How Much: $459,000
Size: 2,575 s.f.
Per Square Foot: $178.25
Setting: Marsh Creek Country Club is a gated community on Anastasia Island, just south of the historic city of St. Augustine. Just off of A1A, the community features a Mark McCumber-designed 18-hole golf course and a scenic location between the Intracoastal Waterway and the beach.
Inside: Lots of upgrades and renovations in this unique home, including granite counters, wood floors, paver driveway and more. A large, rounded Florida room at the rear of the home is wonderful place to entertain and includes vinyl windows. Membership to the country club is optional and the beach is nearby.
Check back soon for another edition of “What you get (in Jacksonville) for …”
All data provided courtesy of Northeast Florida Association of Realtors MLS