A newer community found in the top county in the entire state, St. Johns Forest provides plenty for new homeowners to be excited about. The community is gated and located right off I-95. It’s one of the few gated communities found off CR-210 and it even has a security guard at the gate.
Real Estate in St. Johns Forest
Covering a total of 435 acres of land, St. Johns Forest provides 539 homes. Builders for the homes include Toll Brothers, ICI, Taylor Morrison and David Weekley. A variety of floor plans are offered with lots ranging from about 60 to 80 feet wide. It’s also one of the few areas with concrete block homes.
Homes range from about 2,200 to more than 4,600 square feet in size. The average home will have four bedrooms and four bathrooms with just over 3,100 square feet of living space. Prices for homes in St. Johns Forest start just over $300K and go up to more than $620K.
The close proximity to I-95 makes it easy for residents to commute to Downtown Jacksonville and St. Augustine. It’s also located near a Winn-Dixie shopping center with many other shops and restaurants nearby. The beach is just 25 minutes away, while three golf courses are found nearby: South Hampton, Cimmarone and St. Johns Golf & Country Club. You can even enjoy the World Golf Village, found just five minutes from the community.
One of the biggest advantages of St. Johns Forest, it’s located in the St. Johns County School District. This is not only one of the top school districts in Florida, but also one of the best in the country.
Throughout St. Johns Forest residents will enjoy plenty of amenities. The 5,200 square foot clubhouse provides plenty of things to do and events throughout the year. A resort pool with fountains and a two-story slide allow you to cool off in the summer. The community also provides two tennis courts, pickle ball courts, a fitness center, volleyball courts, basketball courts, sports fields and a roller hockey rink.
An amenity directory makes sure the community remains active and social. Events, such as Nifty Fifties Dinner, Mah Jongg, Annual Spring Fling, Food Truck Fridays, Book Club and more are held regularly.
Living in St. Johns Forest
St. Johns Forest provides one of the best locations in the Jacksonville area. It’s found between Jacksonville and St. Augustine in the top county in Florida. Living in St. Johns Forest is highly desirable and many of the homes going up for sale don’t stay on the market long. If you want to enjoy a community with a great location, excellent amenities and fine homes, this is the place for you.