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This four bedroom, two bathroom home on Bonaire Circle in Ocean Cay is absolutely adorable! Featuring a cozy front porch and professionally landscaped yard, the curb appeal can't be beat. Inside, you'll find a smart split floor plan with hardwood floors and crown molding throughout. The recently renovated gourmet kitchen is perfect for entertaining with granite counters, stainless appliances and views to the charming back patio. The large master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, great closets, and a large bathroom. The other three bedrooms are freshly painted and quite spacious. The backyard has lots of living space with a covered patio, pavered terrace, and professional landscaping.
The historically low interest rates on home loans are starting to creep back up. This has caused the number of home owners trying to refinance to drop dramatically over the past few weeks.
Want to learn more about the latest news and what this will mean for you and our local Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach economy? Take a look at this CNN Money article. Recent trends and their effect on the overall real estate market, along with the longer-term ecomomic impact, are discussed in detail.
I'm excited to announce that I sold a home in The Players Club Villas, within the gated community of Sawgrass Players Club, in just four days! This residence is right across the street from the neighborhood pool and has lovely water views from the back. Help me in welcoming our new neighbors to Ponte Vedra Beach!
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The front page stories in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and USA Today Money bring great news! All three newspapers highlight the national housing recovery. Our own Ponte Vedra Beach real estate story is a microcosm of this good news.
The 20-city Standard and Poor’s Case-Schiller Index released Tuesday is the basis for all the above mentioned reports. In a nutshell, the news is:
Here's your chance to own the most beautiful lot in Plantation Oaks! Bordered by a preserve and backing up to a peaceful lake, this home has room for everyone with six bedrooms and six baths. The gourmet kitchen features granite counters and stainless appliances, including a warming oven. The downstairs master has a spacious bath and gorgeous views of the screened pool and lake. There are three additional bedrooms downstairs, each with their own bath. Upstairs you'll find flexible space with two large rooms that can be additional bedrooms. There's plenty of outdoor living area with a large pool, spa and summer kitchen. In the private backyard you can enjoy sunsets on the dock that overlooks a serene lake.
Plantation Oaks is a gated community of approximately 400 luxury homes in a Ponte Vedra Beach neighborhood that features a beautiful combination of stately oaks, lakes, preserve lands, and homeowner amenities. Plantation Oaks is located between Highway 210 and Roscoe Boulevard and offers large homes on expansive lots. Plantation Oaks is close to shopping, public schools, beach access, and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Well, the market is really heating up this spring, and the communities in Nocatee are Hot! With over 1,800 families already living in the area across its 11 neighborhoods, expansion is the name of the game. Another six communities are planned for 2013-2014.
Nocatee offers coastal living options for everyone. If you enjoy seeing lots of green on your way home each day, rest assured it will stay that way. The developer planned the community around preserving the natural environment. Over two-thirds of the development will always be left as green space.
- Neighborhood: L’Atrium
- Nearest Major Intersection: A1A and L’Atrium Circle
- Gated: No
- Clubhouse: No
- How Many Homes: 238 detached patio homes
- Size Range: Approximately 1,000 to 2,400 square feet with two or three bedrooms
- Pedestrian-Friendly: Yes, very.
- Recreation: L’Atrium offers a community pool, tennis courts, gazebo, fishing lake, and gazebo
- Nearest Grocery Store: Publix
- Fun Fact: Great location! Directly across the street from Sawgrass Village with dining and shopping.
The St. Johns County School District broke ground on a new K-8 school this month. Located at 105 Greenleaf Drive in Ponte Vedra's Nocatee community, this school is expected to open in August 2014. Ponte Vedra High school opened in Nocatee in 2008 and is committed to maintaining the high education standards of St. Johns County. Nocatee has land set aside for six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school according to the community's website.