An outdoor patio and fireplace beside a pond at Del Webb Nocatee in Ponte Vedra, Florida

The Canopy Club is coming to Del Webb Nocatee in Ponte Vedra, Florida.

The Canopy Club is the amenity center planned for Del Webb Nocatee in Ponte Vedra, Florida, and construction has begun. Residents at this 55+ community can expect to enjoy their expansive resort-style amenities in the summer of 2021. The $13 million luxury amenity center will be developed by Carlton Construction, a local builder out of Fleming Island, Florida.

According to a statement released by Clint Ball, North Florida Division president of Del Webb parent PulteGroup, the 22,000-square-foot Canopy Club is designed with active adult lifestyles in mind. “We want all homeowners to lead healthy, fulfilling lives built around their interests and friendships,” he said.

Amenities

A full-time lifestyle director is on hand to help residents plan activities and events around the amenities available at The Canopy Club. There will be clubs and classes as well, reflecting all the interests and passions that Del Webb Nocatee homeowners bring to their community. The new amenity center is also expected to inspire the pursuit of new hobbies.

While waiting for the new amenity center to be constructed, residents can enjoy the Lifestyle House, which includes a pool, a fitness center, and plenty of multipurpose space for gatherings and get-togethers. The Canopy Club will include a full-service private tavern, private wine lockers, a ballroom, an expansive fitness center, a billiard parlor, arts and crafts rooms, and seminar rooms.

Outside, there will be a covered pavilion and a spa. Residents will also find a resort-style pool for relaxation and sunbathing, a lap pool for exercise and fitness, and courts for pickleball, tennis, and bocce.

Homes for Sale

The 55+ Del Webb Nocatee community is for active adults and features attached villas starting at $267,000 and single-family homes starting at $295,000. It’s part of the larger Nocatee master-planned community on the northern Atlantic coast of Florida, close to Jacksonville and St. Augustine. Del Webb is building 845 new-construction homes. Potential buyers can explore floor plans for all 12 models that are available.

Attached villas are offered in two models. The Ellenwood has 1,529 square feet, with two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. There’s an open floor plan, a separate laundry room, and a covered lanai. The Kendrick has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an attached two-car garage, and 1,488 square feet. There’s flex space that can be used as a den or office. 

Single-family homes are available in the Classic Series, which includes six floor plans ranging from 1,599 to 2,908 square feet. They have two to five bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Buyers can expect to find large kitchens with an island, expansive and open floor plans, and an owner’s suite with walk-in closets and double sinks. The outdoor patio space includes an optional extension, providing homeowners with additional privacy and space. 

In the Estate Series, buyers will find even more space. Four models are available, with two to four bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and an attached two- or three-car garage. Sizes range from 2,179 to 3,492 square feet. Features in some homes include walk-in pantries, double walk-in closets in the owner’s suite, and expanded lanais and patios that include outdoor kitchens. The Stellar Grand model provides for additional loft space. 

Living in Ponte Vedra, Florida

Ponte Vedra is a seaside community in St. Johns, Florida, known for its windswept beaches and inviting golf courses. There’s plenty of nature to explore and outdoor recreation to enjoy as well, and residents are less than half an hour from St. Augustine and less than an hour from Jacksonville. The region is less crowded than other parts of Florida, leaving locals to enjoy their surroundings without the traffic, noise, and tourism that’s likely to be found elsewhere.

Beachgoers will have a number of spots to explore, starting with North Ponte Vedra Beach, which is well-known for its sunrises. There’s also Crescent Beach, popular among surfers and swimmers. Residents who enjoy hunting for shells and shark teeth will want to visit Mickler’s Landing, and for a stress-free beach trip, try Vilano Beach.

Golfers have dozens of championship courses to play in the area. TPC Sawgrass isn't far from Del Webb Nocatee and is a well-known site for PGA games. There’s also the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, which features 36 holes of golf with an ocean view.

History lovers will enjoy exploring St. Augustine and all its treasures. There’s the Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine Lighthouse, and Anastasia Island. Shops, restaurants, and galleries along St. George Street make for a pleasant stroll, and the Fort Matanzas National Monument is just a ferry ride away.

A little further away in Jacksonville, residents of Del Webb Nocatee can enjoy live music, outstanding shopping, and professional sports. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens and Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens provide some culture and beauty, and there’s an international airport and a cruise port.