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The long awaited amenities of Del Webb eTown will soon be open. 

Del Webb eTown, a 55+ community in Jacksonville, Florida has been under construction since 2019 and now there’s an exciting new development: the amenity center will soon be complete. The Gallery Clubhouse is a place for residents to socialize, host events, and make both friends and memories. Read on to find out what to expect from new amenities at Del Webb eTown. 

Del Webb eTown Amenities 

The new amenity center will cover five acres and provide everything residents are looking for in terms of recreation, fitness, and community gatherings. The Gallery Clubhouse is a two-story clubhouse that includes a card room and a craft room as well as multipurpose space for meetings, club events, or social festivities. There’s also a bar, a lounge, and plenty of seating in front of the fireplace and the large flatscreen television. A state-of-the-art fitness center includes the latest in strength training equipment and cardio machines, as well as a fitness studio where exercise classes are held. 

Through a patio leading from The Gallery, there’s an outdoor pavilion that’s covered as well as an event lawn. Plenty of seating is arranged around the huge outdoor resort-style, zero entry swimming pool and whirlpool spa. Part of the pool is divided into lanes for lap swimming. When it gets too hot, umbrellas are available poolside to provide shade.   

A number of sports courts are also available to residents. There’s pickleball and tennis as well as bocce ball. Fire pits are available for late night marshmallow roasting, and there are trails throughout the community for walking and biking. Del Webb expects the amenity center to be open and available in the winter of 2021/2022.

Jacksonville Homes for Sale at Del Webb eTown

New construction single-family homes are available at Del Webb eTown, with a total of 517 homes expected to be constructed. Fourteen floor plans are currently available to buyers. Models have 1,343 to 3,361 square feet with two to five bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two- or three-car garages.   

Most homes have open floor plans with spacious, updated kitchens. Flex rooms can be used as offices, dens, or an extra bedroom. A breakfast nook is located off the kitchen and the gathering room leads to a covered lanai that looks out over private backyard space. Master suites are towards the back of the house for privacy and there’s plenty of storage space throughout every floor plan. 

Smart home technology plays a large role in the development of this community, and every home will be pre-wired for innovative security systems and tech-forward smart functions. Homeowners can seamlessly pair their smart home assistants, whether it’s Alexa or Siri. All homes include natural gas and sustainable designs. Interested buyers can tour models daily.

Living in Jacksonville, FL 

Part of the master-planned eTown community, residents in this 55+ neighborhood have a lot of options in Jacksonville when it comes to recreation and entertainment. The north Florida city is one of the fastest growing regions in the country, and it spreads over 840 square miles, making it the largest city by landmass in the U.S. 

Del Webb eTown is just minutes from St. Johns Town Center, which has nearly 200 shops and dozens of restaurants. Local favorites include Pieology Pizzeria and True Food Kitchen. For nightlife, there’s plenty of live music, craft beer, and wine tasting to be found on “The Elbow” in downtown Jacksonville, which is at the intersection of North Ocean and East Bay Streets. There’s also ample arts and culture in this area, including the historic Florida Theatre and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.  

Beach lovers will be happy to know that the coast is only about 15 minutes from Del Webb eTown. Jacksonville beaches are especially famous for their great surf and long fishing piers. Additional outdoor recreation in the area includes parks and preserves like Timucuan Preserve, Julington Durbin Creek, and the Spanish Pond Trailhead at the Fort Caroline National Memorial

Golfers have plenty of courses to tee off at. Jacksonville Golf and Country Club is close by, and residents who want to tee off with a view of the water should check out The Ocean Course at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club.

When it comes to long-distance travel, Del Webb eTown is about half an hour from Jacksonville International Airport and the Jacksonville cruise terminals. 

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