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West coast flair meets Southern charm in the quiet, oak-lined riverfront community of Carlton at Oak Landing. Clean, spacious, cool and inviting 2/2 condominium with plenty of storage. Screened patio with even more storage that opens to a community lawn with a dog station. New appliances and fixtures throughout. Lots of new flooring, kitchen completely remodeled in 2020. Enjoy the riverfront views of downtown Jacksonville, Community dock lounging area, boat slips available on a first come first serve basis. There's even storage for your kayak!

Contact Alan Aptheker, alan@cbvfl.com,  (904) 982-3950

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This one-owner Picasso Floor Plan in Nocatee's Artisan Lakes 55+ community is open concept, with features such as custom remote control blinds, gourmet kitchen with double wall oven, two car garage. Custom landscape work. Full lawn maintenance included. Artisan Lakes is a 55+ community with amenities including resort-style lakeside pool, Pickle Ball, fitness and lots of activities.

Artisan Lakes is a 55+ gated community at Nocatee with fewer than 200 homesites. Amenities include: Clubhouse, fitness center, pool, pickleball courts, Bocce Ball, putting green and park. All the main Nocatee amenities are available to residents of Artisan Lakes: Splash Park, fitness center, tennis, ballfields, basketball, dog park, and nature trails.


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Why build? This 2018 Pulte Del Webb Noir Coast floorplan is ready now in this active adult community in Nocatee. Loaded with upgrades. Wood look tile plank flooring in main areas, carpet in bedrooms. Paver driveway and lanai. Fenced in preserve view backyard. Upgraded kitchen cabinets with dental crown molding, soft close doors/drawers, and pull out shelves in every cabinet. This home is low maintenance, easy living. 

 If you're 55 or better and long to be 10 minutes from the ocean, Del Webb Ponte Vedra is a 24-hour guard gated neighborhood in Nocatee. There's the 37,800-square-foot Anastasia Club with indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, arts and crafts facilities, multi-purpose rooms, social café, grand ballroom with stage and outdoor

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 If you’re travelling from out of town to look for homes in Jacksonville, we’ve got a great way for you to get a feel for the neighborhoods while your searching. There are some great options available for short term rentals, so can immerse yourself in the Jacksonville way of life, and get a sense of what it’s like to live and work here.

For example, here’s a great way to experience living in one of the most and historic areas of town. Avondale has some of the most diverse architectural landscapes in Florida, with one of the largest collection of early 20th century-built bungalow houses in the state.

This Avondale AirBnB guest house would be a great option. Better than a hotel, you’re living the life right here in the neighborhood.


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Priced reduced $5,000!  $549,900 for 3,000+ square feet in the heart of Avondale. Big five bedroom home waiting for a big family. Large first floor Master Suite with a sitting area and doors leading to the private, shaded backyard and paver patio with pergola and summer kitchen. Look out onto Hollywood Park from your living room, and walk to Shoppes of Avondale and Murray Hill restaurants. Large utility room could be a small office.

Walk to both Avondale and Murray Hill shops; Right across from Hollywood Park where we walk our dogs; backyard is super-shady and great for those hot summer days; loft allows family to live on both levels; loads of storage; lots of natural light; irrigation system; Summer kitchen; AT&T Fiber Optic Network; It's an easy…
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1271 Hollywood Avenue in Avondale boasts over 3,100 square feet of living space in the heart of the historic district. Large first floor Master Suite with a sitting area and doors leading to the private, shaded backyard and paver patio with pergola and summer kitchen. Look out onto Hollywood Park, where owners walk their dogs and meet up for semi-regular cocktail hours.  Walk to Shoppes of Avondale and Murray Hill restaurants. 

It's a neighborhood where neighbors who are always willing to help out in a pinch. The backyard is super-shady, and great for hot summer days. The loft allows family to live on both levels. There's loads of storage, natural light, irrigation system and summer kitchen. Large utility room could be a small

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Our new construction home in Avondale has all the historic character you'd expect in one of the most desirable zip codes in Jacksonville. It's a two-minute walk to Boone Park, and an easy stroll to The Shoppes of Avondale, Orsay and more. Four bedroom, three bath, 2,537 sq. ft., open floor plan filled with tons of high end designer finishes and fixtures from Waterworks and Visual Comfort. White Oak wood flooring throughout. Island kitchen with farmhouse sink, six burner dual fuel range, butler's pantry. Upstairs owners suite with dual vanities, huge walk-in shower. Spacious laundry room upstairs. Two-car attached garage, mud room, wood deck. Fully fenced-in backyard. Tankless Rinnai hot water heater.

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 It’s the stuff of nightmares, but the payoff is worth it. Riverside and Avondale, and its patchwork of historic homes in every shape, condition and price, is a hotbed for buyers who are prepared to transform a charming vintage house into a modern, functional, worry free home.

But successful projects require a surgical approach. One surprise will uncover more surprises. In this enterprise, surprises equal dollars.  But when you’re done, there’s nothing more satisfying.  Riverside and Avondale offer a lot of opportunities to show your talents.

Rule #1: Keep the character.

Renovation creep can overtake a project. Before you know it, your sacrificing minute design details and architectural features you decide don’t make a real difference in the

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We're happy to present the newest Bloom Realty listing - 1492 Avondale Ave. This spacious historic home sits on an over-sized corner lot.


The kitchen has been updated with new cabinets, stainless steel appliances, tile flooring, and granite countertops.

With 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and an open floor plan, there is plenty of space to get comfortable. The large 1st floor master includes a bonus sitting room. The guest bedrooms also offer plenty of space. Additionally, you'll find a study/flex room upstairs that offer decent privacy.


The front porch is 40 feet wide and the massive front and back yard offer endless possibilities for entertainment. 

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Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR) recently announced a Speaker Series for 2020. Topics include streetcars, Ottis Toole, resiliency in historic neighborhoods, and growing your own food. 

On February 20, Robert W. Mann will take attendees "back to a time when Jacksonville once had the largest streetcar system in Florida and [will chronicle] the story behind Florida's bygone streetcar epoch and the dramatic history of city builders, financiers, organized labor, civil rights, fire, fever, nabobs, and railway men". The free event will be held at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. Doors will open at 5:30pm, and the program will be from 6-7pm. Learn more and check for event updates here.

On April 16, Tim Gilmore will present on

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