About the Saint Augustine, FL Area

St. Augustine

St. Augustine
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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.

Palencia

Palencia
Designed with environmental integrity and rich architectural detailing, Palencia has quickly captured the hearts and minds of discerning homebuyers. The 2,350-acre master-planned community offers a full spectrum of home sites plus ancillary retail and office opportunities along with more than 33 acres of parks, trails and open areas. Anchoring the community is a 40-acre Village Center and The Palencia Club, featuring a 33,000 square foot clubhouse and spectacular Arthur Hills-designed championship golf course.

Vilano Beach

Vilano Beach
Vilano Beach is located two miles from St. Augustine in Northeast Florida's St. Johns County. The area lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Tolomato River. When Henry Flagler attracted northern tourists to his hotels in St. Augustine, the seaside community of Vilano Beach was their oceanfront playground. Ferries and horse drawn trolleys brought visitors to the beaches.

Anastasia Island

Anastasia Island

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

World Golf Village
The World Golf Village is located between St. Augustine and Jacksonville Florida and is the home to two legendary golf courses. Numerous attractions can be found nearby including IMAX theater, golf inspired dining, shopping, and more.

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.

Ponte Vedra

Ponte Vedra
Driving along the Scenic Highway on A1A north one sees the prestige of Ponte Vedra; renowned for its million dollar homes and carte blanche lifestyles. Residents are drawn here due to the community's love of golf. The ATP Tour, PGA Tour and the Player''s Championship are all played at Sawgrass Village. With ocean front views and gated communities, Ponte Vedra is your exclusive destination.

St. Augustine, FL Area Map