Luxury Homes And Properties For Sale In St. Augustine
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St. Augustine is a charming town in northeast Florida with a fascinating history.
The city's history dates to 55 years before the establishment at Plymouth Rock and 42 years before the colonization of Jamestown. Founded in 1565 by Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles, St. Augustine is the oldest European-founded city in the United States.
With a current population of around 15,000, St. Augustine enjoys a semi-tropical climate, complete with over 300 annual days of sunshine. Summers are hot and humid with average highs of around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, while winters are mild with average lows of around 48 degrees Fahrenheit.
Located 40 miles south of Jacksonville and around 100 miles north of Orlando, St. Augustine is a luxury real estate investor’s dream. Aside from a collection of stunning homes for sale, St. Augustine features plenty of culture, history and 42 miles of pristine beaches.
Nearby Ponte Verde Beach offers access to everything from shopping and dining to boating, fishing and sunbathing. It is also home to TPC Sawgrass, the legendary golf course and headquarters of the PGA Tour.
Anastasia State Park, meanwhile, features miles of soft white sand, a protected wildlife area and plenty of hiking trails. It makes for an excellent destination for anything from surfing to birdwatching.
On Anastasia Island, visitors are invited to explore the historic St. Augustine Lighthouse, which was built in 1874. An attached Maritime Museum offers access to 500 years' worth of maritime history with exhibits, events and educational outreach programs.
St. George Street, a quaint pedestrian-only walkway in the heart of historic St. Augustine, is a stroll back through time. Shoppers will enjoy visiting the thoroughfare’s many boutique shops, galleries and bistros.
History lovers will delight in St. George Street’s many treasures, such as the Oldest Wooden School House Historic Museum & Gardens, which was established in the 1700s.
Further adventures await at Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archeological Park. The park is located on the site explored by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513 and still features working archeological digs.
Those who prefer to get an up-close look at the area’s wildlife will enjoy visits to St. Augustine Wild Reserve and the Alligator Farm Zoological Park.
St. Augustine is home to a vast array of museums which are dedicated to everything from the history of golf to pirates and treasure. The Lightner Museum features one of the most extensive collections of 19th- and 20th-century art in the country, while the Villa Zorayda Museum is a masterpiece of gilded age architecture.
St. Augustine’s food and drink scene is so immense that it may best be explored on a chauffeured Wine & Dine culinary tour from companies like The Tasting Tours. Due to the city’s rich history, a myriad of other tours are also available, with themes centered around everything from historical sites to ghosts.
At night, historic St. Augustine comes alive as trolleys shuffle residents and guests between the city's many pubs and wine bars. Guests are likewise invited to explore St. Augustine’s Distillery, where they’ll learn about the creation of fine whiskey firsthand.
Luxury real estate seekers will find plenty of stunning homes for sale in St. Augustine and the surrounding areas, from a magnificent oceanfront estate near Crescent Beach, a gated mansion in St. Augustine Beach or a gorgeous home in Palencia.
Streets such as Vale Drive, Middleton, Tuckaway Lane and Hansen Road all offer impeccable options.
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