Jacksonville, FL Homes for Sale

Maronda Homes offers a large selection of new homes in communities located throughout the Jacksonville area. The city of Jacksonville located in Duval County is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles. The city is situated on the banks of the St. Johns River, in the First Coast region of North Florida, about 25 miles south of the Georgia state line.

Jacksonville is becoming a major industrial city and a transportation hub with two US Navy bases, Blount Island Command and the nearby Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. They form the third largest military presence in the United States. Jacksonville is a growing city with a diversified economy that includes technical, manufacturing and service industries. As popular as Jacksonville's beaches are by day, they're even more popular at night, with many bars, restaurants and entertainment venues at Atlantic Beach and Jacksonville Beach. Downtown, the Riverwalk, a 1.2-mile boardwalk on the banks of the St. Johns River, has restaurants, shops and entertainment.

In terms of outdoor recreation with warm temperatures throughout the year, the Jacksonville area has plenty to offer including: Jacksonville Beach which is the most popular for surfing, swimming, sunbathing, fishing and boating beach. Anastasia State Recreation Area in St. Augustine is an 1,800-acre park with miles of beach and a saltwater lagoon filled with bluefish, pompano and other bounties of the sea. More than 50 golf courses, including many of the top courses in the country. Championship golf courses in the area include Ponte Vedra Beach’s TPC Sawgrass, headquarters of the PGA Tour., including the only course designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.

For spectator sports, 73,000-seat Everbank Stadium hosts the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, as well as the Gator Bowl each New Year's Day. Next to Everbank is the brand-new, 10,000-seat Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, where the Jacksonville Suns, the AA affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, play minor league baseball. Across the street at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, the Barracudas play minor league hockey. Just 90 miles away, Daytona is the site of NASCAR's Daytona 500 road race each February.

Jacksonville is also home to several colleges and universities, including University of North Florida, Jacksonville University and Florida State College at Jacksonville.

There are no shortages of opportunities while living in Jacksonville! The new home construction market in Jacksonville is growing; however the cost of living is still relatively low. Now is a great time to buy a new home in Jacksonville and Yulee.

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