Old San Jose Riverfront Luxury Development Opens New Single-Family Model, "The Avondale"

Posted by Donny Mak on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 at 1:00am.

Old San Jose on the River - Avondale Model Great Room
Old San Jose on the River - Avondale Model Great Room

It was announced in early August that Old San Jose on the River would open up its first single-family model home, and the new designer-styled Avondale model was worth the wait.  The stunning new French Country- inspired Avondale is now open in Old San Jose, right on the river, just south of San Marco

Read the full press release: 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2012) – A new designer-decorated, single-family model home is now open at Old San Jose on the River, the riverfront community on San Jose Boulevard near Jacksonville’s historic San Marco neighborhood. 

"Our Avondale model is designed for enjoying life’s greatest moments with a comfortable, casually elegant style,” said Barbara Ondo of Barbara Ondo Design Group.  “This home has a spacious, open design that is defined by its wonderful form and function.”

Old San Jose on the River - Avondale Model Bonus Room
Old San Jose on the River - Avondale Model Bonus Room

The Avondale model features a French Country exterior elevation and more than 3,300 square feet of interior living space.  The model showcases several pre-construction options including a dining room, additional bedroom and two bonus rooms.  The home has an expansive furnished outdoor living space with a fire pit and paver floor.

Ondo’s design fuses contemporary and traditional styles with warm and cool tones.  Her approach mixes the clean, crisp lines of modern, urbanization and riverfront coastal with a farmhouse flavor.  The color palette features shades of turquoise, carbon grey and warm neutral hues such as light truffle, sea salt and mink.  Hickory charcoal wood flooring flows from the entry into the family living and entertaining areas.  The large gourmet kitchen features oversized tile flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel Bosch appliances, gas cooktop and stainless steel farmhouse sink.  The kitchen opens into the family room and also has a large café overlooking the outdoor living area.  There is a private master suite and an abundance of storage throughout the home.

The Avondale and all of the single-family homes at Old San Jose on the River include a three-car garage with carriage-style doors and paver driveway, concrete tile roof, 10-foot ceilings, and Rinnai tankless gas water heater to highlight just a few of the included appointments and specifications.  In keeping with the heritage of historic San Jose and San Marco, each floor plan offered at Old San Jose on the River has a variety of architectural themes and street elevations from which to select and will include distinctive custom elements throughout. 

Old San Jose on the River - Avondale Model Dining Room
Old San Jose on the River - Avondale Model Dining Room

Of the 27 single-family homes available at Old San Jose on the River, seven have already been sold.  Pricing for a single-family home starts at $399,000.  In addition, there are five single-family riverfront lots that have the ability to have a private dock and will be sold with a dock permit in place.  Riverfront lots are priced starting at $550,000. 

Residents at Old San Jose enjoy the ultimate in understated luxury amenities. The Mediterranean-style amenity center features a fire pit, outdoor kitchen and swimming pool, along with a fitness center and clubhouse. The facilities also include private riverfront access via the community dock and meticulously maintained gardens. A gated entrance assures the privacy of all residents.

Old San Jose on the River is located at 5000 San Jose Blvd. in Jacksonville, Fla., and offers easy access to Interstate 95, Jacksonville’s historic San Marco district and Downtown Jacksonville. The sales office is open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. To schedule an appointment to tour the community’s model homes, or for additional information, call (904) 733-6399 or visit www.oldsanjose.com.

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