Jacksonville Area, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

When many people picture a Florida retirement they imagine coastal shores in areas like Tampa Bay and Palm Beach County, or iconic cities like Orlando and Miami. However, some discerning retirees are expanding their search, and discovering Northern Florida's secret gem: Jacksonville area 55+ communities.

When many people picture a Florida retirement they imagine coastal shores in areas like Tampa Bay and Palm Beach County, or iconic cities like Orlando and Miami. However, some discerning retirees are expanding their search, and discovering Northern Florida's secret gem: Jacksonville area 55+ communities.

Jacksonville Geography

Located on Florida's northeastern coast, Jacksonville lies about 90 minutes north of Daytona Beach, and about the same distance southeast of Georgia's famous Okefenokee Swamp. This sprawling city stretches across over 840 square miles, making it the largest city by area in the continental United States. Yet, with an estimated population of just over 850,000, Jacksonville is much less congested than the country's more densely populated cities.

Outdoor Recreation in the Jacksonville Area

Jacksonville also has the distinction of ranking first among U.S. cities when it comes to its total acreage of parks. There are more than 57,000 acres of parks, including state and federal lands, in the city of Jacksonville. Pocket parks dot the urban landscape, along with athletic fields, playgrounds, hiking trails, bridle paths and boat launches.

Water lovers will be happy to learn that Jacksonville is located on the banks of the impressive St. Johns River. This beautiful waterway is the perfect place for sailing, kayaking, fishing and other water-based recreations. Providing beautiful areas to stroll, jog or simply take in the lovely scenic views, Jacksonville's Riverwalk stretches for over two miles on both the north and south banks of the river.

For even more water fun, sunny Atlantic Coast beaches are located directly east of the city center. The beautiful beaches near Jacksonville are less developed, and less congested than Florida's peninsula coast beaches. Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach and Jacksonville Beach offer miles of sandy coastline and tranquil ocean vistas.

Jacksonville Museums

In downtown Jacksonville, notable urban attractions include a variety of popular museums. The Cummer Museum boasts an impressive range of displays, including a permanent collection of over 4,000 items. Jacksonville's Museum of Contemporary Art features an innovative art collection, and the Museum of Science and History is fun for visitors of all ages.

Sports in the Jacksonville Area

Sports fans will enjoy taking in a game at Everbank Field. This impressive stadium complex is home to the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. Everbank Field was the site of the 2005 Super Bowl, and each year the city hosts the Gator Bowl, a college football classic. The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville sets the stage for minor league baseball, and the Veterans Memorial Arena hosts a variety of athletic competitions and performances by world-class entertainers.

When considering retirement in Florida, look beyond the state's peninsula to the 55+ communities in the Jacksonville area. This beautifully designed area offers river and ocean access, parks and outdoor space, urban attractions and many communities which support an active adult lifestyle.


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22 communities near Jacksonville Area

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Del Webb Ponte Vedra

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $800ks
  • 1988 Homes (64 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2022
  • 28 reviews

Sweetwater

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 950 Homes (42 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2016
  • 4 reviews

Del Webb Nocatee

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $1Ms
  • 845 Homes (49 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

WaterSong at RiverTown

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $700ks
  • 800 Homes (45 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

Parkland Preserve

For Sale
  • Low $400ks
  • 367 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

Cascades at World Golf Village

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 450 Homes (16 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2015
  • 4 reviews

Villages of Seloy

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $400ks
  • 240 Homes (15 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • 2 reviews

Del Webb eTown

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $700ks
  • 517 Homes (25 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

Stillwater

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 549 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

Summer Bay at Grand Oaks

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $500ks
  • 306 Homes (20 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
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Del Webb Wildlight

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 660 Homes (8 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - Present
  • No Reviews

Reverie at Silverleaf

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $600ks
  • 360 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2023 - Present
  • No Reviews

Reverie at TrailMark

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $600ks
  • 250 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews

Artisan Lakes

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Low $800ks
  • 196 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2020
  • 1 reviews

Everlake at Mandarin

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 192 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews
Lakeview at Tributary - Yulee, FL

Lakeview at Tributary

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $500ks
  • 171 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

Bridge Bay at Bannon Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $600ks
  • 167 Homes (10 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2022
  • No Reviews

Freedom at Arbor Mill

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 155 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews

Freedom at Azalea Ridge

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $400ks
  • 136 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - 2021
  • No Reviews

Freedom at San Salito

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Mid $400ks
  • 96 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
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The Residences at World Golf Village

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $400ks
  • 78 Homes (14 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2003 - 2017
  • No Reviews

Edenbrooke at Hyland Trails

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $500ks
  • 0 Homes (11 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2023 - Present
  • No Reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

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