Green Cove Springs
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Residential in Green Cove
Green Cove Springs is a city in Clay County with less than 10,000 people. On the west bank of the St. Johns River, Green Cove Springs is about 28 miles south of Jacksonville. This beautiful city feels town-like with shady streets, beautiful old homes in quiet neighborhoods, and new construction that makes moving to Green Cove Springs an easy choice. A close commute to sporting venues, airports, and shopping, Green Cove Springs is far enough away from the noise and traffic to enjoy a neighborhood feel. And don’t forget the sandy beaches are only about 30 minutes away!
This lovely town was named after the beautiful springs that first attracted natives over 7,000 years ago. It’s location, lush greenery, and vivid views make this city an attractive, growing home to transplants. Homes for sale in Green Cove Springs are keeping up with the population demands.
When you visit, you might be surprised to learn Green Cove Springs is home to the Naval Air Station Lee Field. The U.S. Navy housed the largest reserve fleet of destroyers during World War II. Only a few modern yachts remain at the huge concrete docks on the St. Johns river.
The homes for sale in Green Cove Springs range from being rich in history and scenery to brand new construction houses ready to be customized to your needs. You can find homes near the St. Johns River to enjoy the water activities like boating, kayaking, and fishing. You can also find homes further inland on beautiful, sweeping properties. There’s a little something for everyone in Green Cove Springs home sales.
Homes for Sale in Green Cove Springs
Homes for sale in Green Cove Springs have a median price of $206,000. You can find townhomes, condos, and single-family homes. Houses for sale in Green Cove Springs range from historic to brand new, waterfront to nestled deeply in the lush greenery.
Historic homes in Green Cove Springs range from fixer-uppers to fully restored 19th-century properties. New construction is also becoming more and more common, with new communities popping up all the time!
New Construction in Green Cove Springs
Cross Creek is a beautiful community featuring D.R. Horton and Express Home. It is zoned for some of Clay County’s highest rated schools and is only about 20 minutes away from Fleming Island. NAS Jacksonville is less than 30 minutes, as well.
An incredible amenity center offers up a clubhouse, pool, fitness center, and multiple sports courts.
The homes for sale in Cross Creek range from 3-5 bedroom, 1-2 stories, all with a fantastic and energy-efficient design. The floor plans available fit just about any arrangement, whether you’re a family or an individual. New homes are still for sale in this community of Green Cove Springs.
Village Park is a fantastically designed community with no CDD fees! It is close to Black Creek Ravines Conservation Area for hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and camping.
These homes range from 1200-2700 sq. ft. and lots of floor plans for a personalized experience. These homes are energy efficient with open floor plans and flexible living spaces. New homes are still for sale in this community of Green Cove Springs.
Willow Springs is a quaint and affordable neighborhood in Green Cove Springs. Fantastic floor plans and energy-efficient features with affordable pricing makes these beautiful new homes a wine! New homes are still for sale in this community of Green Cove Springs.
Annabelle Island is a new construction community coming to Green Cove Springs very soon!
Green Cove Parks & Museums
Many of the parks in Green Cove highlight the city’s gorgeous natural springs. Whether you prefer the water or oak-shaded grassy fields, you can find a place to enjoy all that Green Cove’s natural beauty has to offer.
- Spring Park, 106 St. Johns Avenue - Located on the St. Johns River you’ll find a playground, picnic area, and a beautiful swimming pool fed by the Green Cove Springs!
- City Pier - The Pier is 500 feet long with boat slips you can actually use to stay the night.
- Thomas Hogan Memorial Gym - An awesome gym available for reservations.
- Augusta Savage Arts & Community Center Park - Includes a small playground behind the Thomas Hogan Memorial Gym as well as a soccer field.
- Black Creek Ravine Conservation Area - Beautiful walking trails, canoeing, and nature study are all available here.
You’ll also enjoy some of the museums steeped in history here.
The Clay County Historical Museum contains changing displays to show visitors a little bit about Clay County’s rich history. The lower level contains farming equipment and tools, a vintage kitchen, and 1900s boy scout equipment. The main floor contains china, toys, railroad artifacts, and things used in an apothecary! The coolest part are the letters from the Civil War, WWI, and WWII, as well as some of the Native American artifacts.
The Military Museum of North Florida contains hundreds of military artifacts including model ships, military vehicles, uniforms, and weapons. You’ll find some equipment there as well as some vintage flags. In 2013, a permanent D-Day exhibit was installed!
Green Cove Springs Employment
If you’re thinking about making the move to Green Cove Springs and you don’t already have a job, there are plenty of opportunities. Jobs in Green Cove Springs range from labor in the field to crunching numbers in the office. Green Cove is a short commute to local military facilities for the members of our country who serve and would like to buy a home in Green Cove Springs for the quieter, safer streets.
Green Cove Springs Schools
Clay County itself is filled with fantastic, high rated schools. You can find both public and private schools for grades PK-12 with low student-teacher ratios.
The best-ranked public schools in Green Cove Springs include:
- Green Cove Springs Junior High School
- Shadowlawn Elementary Schools
- Lake Asbury Junior High School
- Charles E. Bennett Elementary School
- Clay High School
- Bannerman Learning Center - for non-traditional students
The best-ranked private schools in/around Green Cove Springs include:
- Seamark Ranch School
- Congregational Holiness Church School
- St. Johns Country Day School
Green Cove Springs Dining
You’ll find a lot of traditional southern cuisine in Green Cove Springs, from fried catfish to backyard bbq. But you’ll also find a variety of international restaurant options, as well!
Best restaurants in Green Cove Springs:
- Corky Bell’s Seafood
- Sweet Sensations
- Woodpeckers BBQ
- D’Fontana Pizza
- La Casita
- Boondocks Grill and Bar
Green Cove Springs Shopping
Love to shop? With several traditional malls as well as the St. Johns Towncenter, you’ll find your every shopping desire fulfilled somewhere within Jacksonville’s county lines! Department stores and boutiques alike, you’ll find it all!
- The Coves Treasures
- The Treasure Box
- Pink Seahorse Boutique
- Shops of Bartram
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Listing information last updated on January 22nd, 2021 at 2:23am EST.