Ponte Vedra Beach, located in St. John’s County, offers upscale living in Northeast Florida. Lush golf courses, pro-tennis courts, and a top-notch school system make homes in Ponte Vedra Beach among the most valuable real estate in the North East Florida. Many people relocating to our area start out looking for Jacksonville Real Estate but just fall in love with the neighborhoods of Ponte Vedra Beach.
Great Education Draws Homebuyers to Ponte Vedra
Ponte Vedra boasts a strong and growing economy, with a per capita income that ranks second in the state. Oceanfront and gated-community homes for sale in Ponte Vedra Beach have been appreciating in value, as home buyers are drawn to the quiet and beautiful white, sandy beaches. And while home values are rising,taxes remain low. The excellent public school system attracts families to look for Ponte Vedra Beach homes for sale, as they are consistently ranked among the best in the state. Under the Florida grading system, every school in Ponte Vedra received an “A” this year, as students scored well-above both state and county averages on the FCAT. Ponte Vedra is also home to a Bolles Elementary Campus. The Bolles Schools are a private school system that is very well known for its academics and athletic programs.
Unrivaled Recreation Makes Homes Attractive
Residents are drawn to look at Ponte Vedra Beach real estate in part due to the community’s love of golf. The ATP Tour, PGA Tour, and The Player’s Championship are all played at the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass Village. Three neighborhoods famous for golf in Ponte Vedra are Sawgrass, Marsh Landing, and The Plantation. The exclusive Ponte Vedra Inn and Club also offers tennis, golf, and sailing, just to name a few, for outdoor enthusiasts. Of course everyone wants to look at oceanfront homes in Ponte Vedra Beach, but with lots and teardown homes starting at $5,000,000 on the boulevard, many buyers look at the booming Jacksonville Beach Condo market. There are lots of modern, recently built condos on the ocean in Jacksonville Beach.
Not only can residents enjoy the pristine, quiet beaches, near their Ponte Vedra Beach Homes, but they can also enjoy the natural beauty of Guana River State Park, a barrier island located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Tolomato River. With over 2,400 acres of beaches, sand dunes, tidal creeks, and salt marshes, the park provides a serene afternoon escape. Many homes for sale in Ponte Vedra Beach have the added bonus of sitting atop these sand dunes, allowing for absolutely breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean’s gorgeous sunrises.
Oceanfront Homes and Estate Homes in Ponte Vedra Beach
The homes on the beach along Ponte Vedra Boulevard are some of highest priced homes in North East Florida. The scarcity ofoceanfront lots in the area has driven up home prices to the $10,000,000 mark. Buyers trying to build an estate home on the Boulevard can have a hard time finding 200 foot wide lots these days. That has led to buyers finding older homes they can tear down to rebuild with new modern beach homes. The effort is worth it for a home on some of the most private, peaceful beaches in Florida.
Another marquee place buyers are building estate homes is in Harbour Island at Marsh Landing. This gated neighborhood is located on the intracoastal waterway and has boat slips that accommodate some very large yachts. The Harbor Island area of Marsh Landing is secluded and developed to blend in with natural marsh and waterways around it. There are homes in this area worth more than $6,000,000
Real Estate Investment Opportunities in Ponte Vedra
If you are considering purchasing a vacation condo or an investment condominium, Ponte Vedra Beach Condos are an excellent opportunity. These condos make really great 1031 exchanges. There are also plenty of Jacksonville Condos and Jacksonville Townhousesavailable just five to ten minutes away from Ponte Vedra Beach.
Close to Jacksonville
The community’s close proximity to neighboring Jacksonville allows residents to retreat to a small, upscale community after a short commute from work. And with The Mayo Clinic and Shands Hospital just a short distance, people looking for Ponte Vedra Beach homes for sale find everything they need within the community. Professional golf and tennis, untouched beaches, and a superior public school system make Ponte Vedra Beach the perfect place to live, with the added bonus of a beach resort feel.