About the Saint Augustine, FL Area
Founded in 1565, St. Augustine is affectionately known as "the Oldest City." The Spanish settlement that is now the business center of St. Johns County was founded 42 years before the English colonized Jamestown and 55 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock.
St. Augustine abounds with an astounding array of historic sites and buildings. Take a stroll along historic St. George Street and you drift back to a time when cobblestone streets were the rule of thumb and life was simpler. Each year, more than 40 festivals and other events are staged that bring the ambiance of the Old City to life. Many of these annual events feature re-enactments where participants are dressed in period costumes reflecting the St. Augustine of old.
Anastasia Island is located across the historical Bridge of Lions from Downtown St. Augustine. The island is home to many charming neighborhoods and offerings such as a historic lighthouse and park, marinas, stunning white sandy beaches and plenty more. There are shops, restaurants and many community events on the island.
Anastasia Island starts at the Inlet by Davis Shores and runs south to Matanzas Inlet by Crescent Beach. Many types of neighborhoods exist, from close to historic downtown St. Augustine, to beachy neighborhoods and gated communities. You''ll find your perfect home and neighborhood on Anastasia Island.
World Golf Village is a great place to enjoy a golfer’s paradise while being within miles of the beach. With over 26 neighborhoods ranging from single family homes, condominium, patio homes, adult and gated communities.
The possibilities are endless at World Golf Village, whether it is fun for the whole family, resort life, or golfing, it is all located within the boundaries of World Golf Village.