Nocatee, St. Johns County, Florida

Nocatee, FL Real Estate, Nocatee Area and Community Information



Nocatee, Florida, is a 13,000-acre master planned community in Ponte Vedra, in the northeastern corner of St. John's County and the southeastern part of Duvall County. Two-thirds of the land is preserved and protected habitat for wildlife. The PARC Group has designed a sustainable town that seeks to balance work and leisure. The community is further designed to be very walkable, thereby minimizing the need for motorized transportation.

The development lies just to the west of Ponte Vedra Beach. When the community is fully built out, the real estate in Nocatee will include 13,000 homes, 1 million sq-ft of retail and 4 million sq-ft of office space. In 2013 alone, over 800 new homes were sold, and this ranked Nocatee fifth among the master-planned communities in the U.S.

History

Nocatee is situated in an area of northeast Florida that was first explored by the Spanish in the early 16th century. Nearby St. Augustine was first settled in 1519, and it is the oldest city in the United States. Steamboats plied the waters of the St. John's River as tourism grew in popularity a century ago. The local area enjoyed a growth spurt in the 1970s when the Sawgrass development got underway. The PGA Tour then built the TPC Sawgrass golf course, which now hosts The Players Championship every year.

Parks and Recreation

The 75-acre Nocatee Community Park includes ball fields and tennis courts. There's a fenced-in dog park with a trail specifically laid out for walking one's dog. Stop in at the concession stand for a cold drink.

Just to the southeast of Nocatee is Guana River State Park, an expansive 2,400-acre facility located along the Atlantic coast. If you enjoy kayaking, boating or fishing, this state park will please you. The long history of this area is commemorated through 17 cultural and historic sites located on the grounds. Meandering trails fulfill the needs of both bikers and hikers.

Attractions and Activities

The Nocatee Splash Water park opened in April 2010, and it is an amenity-filled recreational facility. The eight-acre facility includes a sprayground for the younger children and 53-foot high water slides that will delight visitors of all ages. There's also a lazy river and a lagoon pool for families. For the adventurous, there's even a zip line. The two-story clubhouse includes a state-of-the-art fitness center for owners of Nocatee homes.

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The prospective Nocatee home buyer will find many modern Nocatee homes for sale. Find the Nocatee real estate that meets your needs by working with a good professional Nocatee real estate agent. Nocatee FL real estate includes mainly newer Nocatee FL homes. Therefore, many of the homes for sale in Nocatee will feature energy-efficient designs, deluxe kitchens and three to five-bedrooms. Chris and Denette Triplett can ascertain your goals and match them up with available Nocatee properties.

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