Fleming Island: An Introduction to a Unique Area

Posted by Round Table Realty on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 3:03pm.

Fleming Island isn't really an island, but instead a development that used to be a wetland area. It is home to many golf courses, suburbs and more. This part of Jacksonville is one of the most popular and provides plenty of exciting things to do. It's known as a bedroom community with many developments including:

  • Pace Island
  • Eagle Harbor
  • Fleming Island Plantation
  • Crossings at Fleming Island
  • Amberwood
  • Autumn Glen
  • Breckenridge
  • Hibernia Plantation
  • And Many More!

It's one of the richest zip codes in the area with an average household income over $100,000 and an average net worth close to $1 million. This area provides plenty of shopping with all the major big box stores, such as Home Depot, Wal-Mart and Target. Along with the great shopping residents enjoy the Carmike Cinema 12, Clay Country Public Library Headquarters, plenty of outdoor activities and so much more.

Homes are valued at an average over $250K and the area has an average age of 40. Housing options range from single-family homes to apartment with townhomes, patio homes and condominiums found throughout. Many luxury homes provide a great place for families, while other types of housing on Fleming Island is designed for empty nesters and retirees.

The water and wetlands border the area including the St. John's River, Black Creek, Swimming Pen Creek and Doctor's Lake. This provides plenty of interesting water activities and gives the area its' island name.

Neighborhoods within the area provide all types of recreational activities and many of the developments include a golf course, tennis courts, a clubhouse, swimming pools, fitness centers and more. Whether you're relocating to the Jacksonville area or planning to move to Fleming Island from another neighborhood in the area, you will find plenty to enjoy throughout the area.

Overall, Fleming Island is one of the best areas to live. With plenty of housing choices, a number of shopping options and plenty of recreation, it's a top destination in the Jacksonville area for those relocating.

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