Jacksonville, Florida is close to many very popular destinations for golfers and near the beach. Some of the neighborhoods throughout the city and the surround area are more desirable than others. Here are the top choices to consider if you plan to relocate to Jacksonville soon.
San Marco is full of young married couples, single professionals and attracts creative types. This neighborhood is known for the eclectic shopping, entertainment and dining found throughout. Many historic estates and large mansions are found in San Marco.
Found on the Westside of Jacksonville, this neighborhood is home to many Navy families, those with horses and other families. It attracts residents looking for larger lots and willing to commute for work. The homes are found in a more rural setting and the Navy Air Station is also found here.
A southern Jacksonville neighborhood full of Mediterranean-revival architecture, bungalows and brownstones, this is a popular choice for those working downtown. St. Vincent's Medical Center is found here and many trendy shops and restaurants like the streets.
This neighborhood used to be an industrial area, but has changed quite a bit over the years. It's a very popular place for families with children and first-time homebuyers because of the close proximity to Hoguenot Park, the airport and the zoo. It's also very convenient to downtown and known for riverfront property.
Known as one of the most desirable areas in all of Jacksonville, The Beaches consists of Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach and Atlantic Beach. Most homes sell for over $300,000 here and the oceanfront properties are much higher. If you want to be close to the ocean, this is the right neighborhood for you.
All of these Jacksonville neighborhoods offer something a little different. Whether you prefer to live downtown or in a more rural setting, the right neighborhood is waiting for you.