Houses for Sale Westside Jacksonville
The Westside of Jacksonville is one of the fastest-growing areas of Jacksonville! New homes are being built all the time, as are roads and other infrastructure that has kept up with growth. Communities like Oakleaf Plantation, Lakeshore, and Cedar Hill offer great schools, Bent Creek 18-hole golf course, and plenty of shopping and dining. For our military members, Naval Air Station Jacksonville and the Cecil Naval Air Station are nearby. If you are ready to find your dream house, check out the homes for sale in Westside Jacksonville FL!
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Westside of Jacksonville, Florida Real Estate
The Westside of Jacksonville, Florida is a sprawling community starting north of I-10 to Clay County, bordered on the east by I-295 and stretching west to Baker County. The St. Augustine Diocese of the Catholic Church has built and opened Bishop John J. Snyder High to meet its growing needs in the area. The largest Westside development since Argyle Forest of the 1970s, that will take years to complete, is OakLeaf Plantation, which has sprung life on 6,400 acres of unspoiled land adjacent to the Jennings State Forest (which has 20,000 acres itself!).
Straddling parts of both Clay and Duval counties, OakLeaf has caused officials to plan for new public safety services and new schools to meet future growth in this Development of Regional Impact or DRI. Houses there are selling like hotcakes!
Other neighborhoods on the Westside are Argyle, Lakeshore, Venetia, Cedar Hills, Hyde Grove, Murray Hill, and Normandy. Another factor that is sure to contribute to growth in the Westside is the manufacturing sector at the Cecil Commerce Center, the former Cecil Naval Air Station, which is quickly becoming a hub for aerospace companies and has planned growth for many years to come. Four small incorporated towns make up the Westside: Baldwin, Marietta, Maxville and Whitehouse. Much of the area is wooded, offering hunting and other outdoor activities. Both NAS Jacksonville as well as Herlong Airport, a small general aviation fixed base operation, are located in the area. Homes and apartments are available in all sizes and price ranges.
Homes for Sale on the Westside Jacksonville FL
Houses for sale on the Westside range from fixer-uppers to sprawling estates. Because each neighborhood has it's own culture, you can find just about every style and size of home somewhere on the Westside. Townhomes, single-family homes, and even vacant pieces of land are available at every price-point are out there. Your beautiful new home on the Westside has everything you want.
If you're looking for more space for the value, West Jacksonville averages a quarter of an acre lots! There are also far more opportunities for more acreage on this side of the river than almost anywhere else. And, of course, there is still quite a bit of new construction starting at around $80/square foot. The value of houses for sale on the Westside can't be beat!
Many of the communities offer low or no CDD and HOA fees. But if amenities like pools and fitness centers are important to you, you will absolutely find houses that meet all your needs on the Westside for some of the most affordable HOA fees in North Florida!
Things to do on the Westside
The houses for sale on the Westside offer huge value, and a big piece of that value is all there is to do in that area of town! From well-known parks to outdoor recreational activities like fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping. The Jacksonville Equestrian Center is also on the Westside for all you riders! Entertainment is everywhere on the Westside. The seasonal Riverside Arts Market includes local artists, farmers, and performers on Saturdays. A casual walk through with friends or family, bring your dog, or go sit down by the river and enjoy the peaceful scene and all that this beautiful area has to offer.
Five Points is another local spot for entertainment and great eats. With an exciting nightlife and tons of good eats, Five Points might host a younger crowd, but all are welcome!
The Batt Family Fun Center is a huge attraction for the kiddos and the kids at heart! Bowling, mini (or "krazie") golf, and laser tag are all available to play! More interested in virtual games? Check out the arcade! And for the grown ups, visit the billiards section. You can even throw your birthday party there!
On Target Sports, an indoor gun range and retail store, is a fan favorite on the Westside. With knowledgable staff and firearms for rent, this place might interest you!
The Oakleaf Towncenter is a sprawling outdoor mall with just about every type of retail and restaurant experience you can imagine! From kids clothes to home improvement, fast food to a nice, sit-down meal (and even a movie theatre!), you'll be glad the Oakleaf Towncenter is near your home.
Are you the one in your family who does the grocery shopping? Publix, Winn Dixie, Costco, Walmart Marketplace, and Lucky's Market are all nearby. Specialty grocery stores like JGM Asian Market and Caribe Breeze Food Market.
Schools in Westside Jacksonville
When you're searching homes for sale in Westside Jacksonville FL, you'll find you have many schools to choose from no matter where you plant your roots. From Duval and Clay County public schools to a handful of the best private schools in Northeast Florida, you'll even be lucky enough to have the chance to choose from a few charter schools. Not every area of North Florida can claim this!
If you find a house in this area, check and see if any of the following schools are nearby!
Top-Rated Public Schools
- John Stockton Elementary School
- Oak Hill Elementary School
- Ortega Elementary School
- Timucuan Elementary School
- Stonewall Jackson Middle School
- J.E.B. Stuart Middle School
- Lakeshore Middle School
- Westside High School
Top-Rated Charter Schools
- Sacred Heart Catholic School
- Cedar Hills Baptist School
- Science and Math Institute
- St. Marks Episcopal
- Riverside Presbyterian Day School
- First Coast Christian School
Visit the Subdivisions page to see just some of the communities located in the Westside area.