Palencia, created by international developer Hines, resembles the community-oriented designs of historic St. Augustine and San Marco. Palencia’s recreational amenities include golf, tennis, three swimming pools, a fitness center, athletic fields, pocket parks as well as a 30-acre park system interconnected by a series of boardwalks and fitness trails.
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Palencia is an award-winning, beautiful community neighborhood just over 10 miles from downtown St. Augustine. It is southeast of Jacksonville proper and south of Nocatee, located in St. Johns County, Florida.
Palencia has 1,450 acres located in St. Johns County off of US1 between Nocatee and the old city in St. Augustine FL. Palencia features multiple neighborhoods with different views of lakes, woods, golf courses and marsh; lot sizes and more!
With natural preserves surrounding this community, residences and amenities get to incorporate Florida’s lush nature with a Mediterranean-style twist to the architecture.
This area of St. Johns County has been awarded the best Smart Growth Community from the National Association of Home Builders. With 1400 acres centered around a golf course, this community is perfect for residents who want the quiet, pristine feel of old Florida but plenty of access to modern amenities.
The amenities include a resort-style pool, fitness center, a spa, a golf course, beautiful nature trails, and clay tennis courts. The par 72 Arthur Hills golf course has Intracoastal views. And a 33,000 square foot clubhouse is an incredible sight!
Homes for Sale in Palencia
Palencia homes for sale range from investment properties under $120,000 to beautiful estates. The average home value is $270,000. The median rent price is $1600. You can search right here on the Round Table Realty website to see what’s selling in Palencia!
Palencia offers townhomes, garden homes, single-family homes, and multi-million dollar estates. You can purchase a resale home as well as new construction in Palencia. The entire community is gated and all of the homes are situated somewhere on a preserve!
With a Mediterranean-style of construction, you’ll love the luxurious feel of this community while the homes for sale in Palencia feel private and serene.
The amenities are top-notch with a resort pool, fitness center, spa, golf course, nature trails and clay tennis courts. You’ll also love the 8 miles of walking/jogging trails. Design to have everything the community features 33 acres of parks, playgrounds, sports field, and more. A fully-equipped fitness center offers babysitting and tons of classes! The par 72 18- hole Arthur Hills golf course gives amazing intracoastal views that is unique to this community. The golf course’s 33,000 square foot clubhouse is also a sight to see!
Top 5 Reasons Why Palencia is Different
- Lower fees compared to comparable communities and the HOA includes high-speed internet and cable!
- Fine dining is located within Palencia, no need to drive long distances.
- An elementary school on the property serves all Palencia’s residents.
- It is only 1.5 miles to a private pier that leads to the Intracoastal.
- A high-end hair salon, banking, and a Starbucks are all on property.
Homes for Sale in Palencia
There is a luxurious feel to Palencia as you drive through the gates. Single-family homes offer a class, Mediterranean style in both new construction and resale, including lots. With a total of 2,200 homes when the build-out is complete, it still feels private and serene.
Condos for Sale in Palencia
Palencia has 3 condo complexes, but the best known is Avila. This condo neighborhood is fully gated and offers solid, concrete block homes with 2 or 3 bedrooms. This neighborhood also has it’s own private community pool.
What Makes Palencia Special?
The center of Palencia is why so many of the residents move here. The Palencia Village is a 40-acre complex that includes retails shops, a grocery store, doctor’s offices, and even a Starbucks! The Palencia Village makes Florida living convenient.
Palencia offers a fantastic town center called Market Street. Boutiques, salons, professional services, and restaurants, you can walk through this area with family and friends or just window shop by yourself on those days off. Outdoor events and parties are often scheduled here, and many of the residents enjoy them together!
St. Johns County schools are rated some of the best in the state and one of the nation’s best high schools - Nease High School. If you’re moving to St. Johns County and you have an interest in the school districts here, you will be pleasantly surprised.
- Palencia Elementary School with an 8/10 rating
- Allie Landrum Middle School with a 10/10 rating
- Nease High School with a 9/10 rating
You will NOT be lacking incredible food options in Palencia! There are plenty of options for family-friendly dining and even more places to go if you’re single and ready to mingle! Several fine dining restaurants on the island are perfect for relaxing evenings full of good food! There are also plenty of great sports bars!
More of an at-home chef? Grocery stores ranging from common everyday items to hard-to-find traditional foods are all available within Palencia.
Love to shop? Walmart, Target, Home Depot, Kohl's, Publix, Winn-Dixie, Michael's, PetSmart, and many other types of businesses. You’re only about 20 minutes from the St. Johns Towncenter and the new Durbin Park outdoor mall!
Palencia Park (The Pirate Ship Park)
This is known as the Pirate Ship park because the playscape is designed to look like 18th century boats. A treasure chest and an octopus are set up for younger kids and the multipurpose field, 3 baseball fields, large playground, basketball court, and swings are there for the older kids. There is even a little fishing dock!
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Listing information last updated on October 17th, 2021 at 6:38pm EDT.