Just a short drive toward the coast from Jacksonville, nestled directly between Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine, lies the resort community of Ponte Vedra Beach. Its reputation as a resort community is due in large part to its year-round mild weather, golf and beach clubs, and private residential communities. Ponte Vedra Beach offers a country club lifestyle for golf, tennis, and beach enthusiasts. This seaside community is home to the PGA Tour and the PLAYERS Championship, the home of the famed 17th hole island green, as well as the American Tennis Professionals Tour and the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, a five-diamond resort. Ponte Vedra’s dunes are among the highest in Florida and the white sand beaches are made from Appalachian quartz and ancient coquina. Many private escapes can be found among the twisted oak hammocks and wild palmettos. There are miles of fresh water streams, creeks and lagoons throughout the natural preserves of this area- perfect for fishing, boating and kayaking.
Just south on A1A from Ponte Vedra you will find the Guana River Estuarine Reserve offering something for everyone from birdwatching to hiking, biking, horseback riding and hunting. The area is comprised of a number of real estate options, ranging from condominiums and single family homes to luxury beachfront estates. The area’s schools round out its top features with public schools consistently ranking among the best in the state and mostly “A” rated.