St Augustine Real Estate
St Augustine offers a variety of lifestyles, communities and homes. You will find single-family homes, townhomes & condominiums.
As this is the nation’s oldest city and boast forty-two miles of pristine Atlantic beaches, you will find a variety of price ranges depending on whether you want to live in the “Old City”, on the Beach, a Golf Country Club setting or in a small and friendly community. There are always lots of activities for all ages and interest. One good source of information is the “Compass”; the weekend section found in the St Augustine Record every Friday.
The excellent public school system is consistently ranked among the best in the state and in the top 14% of public schools in the country.
The St. Johns County School District is controlled by the St. Johns County School Board, which is an elected, five-member board. They appoint a superintendent to administer the operation of public schools in the county. With the tremendous population growth, the number of academic high schools tripled in the past 5 years.
For the 2008-2009 school year there were:
• 17 elementary schools (grades K-5)
• 1 grammar school (grades K-8)
• 7 middle schools (grades 6-8)
• 7 high schools
The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is a public-supported residential school operated by and for the state of Florida and located in St. Augustine.
St. Johns River Community College has 2 campus locations in the county: St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra.
Flagler College is a private, liberal arts college located in downtown St. Augustine.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is a facility for Physical and Occupational Therapy Education
The Beach on Anastasia Island is a unique and welcoming community of approximately 3,700 people. It’s territory is bordered on the west by the Intracoastal waterway, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean. The weather is sunny and breezy at latitude and longitude of 29.84 N and 81.27 W. Highway A1A runs the entire length of St. Augustine Beach.
If you’ve dreamed of driving a convertible along a palm-tree lined boulevard, having shrimp on the deck of an ocean-front restaurant with big glass panels from Expert Sash Windows so you can enjoy the view, walking along miles of beaches and diving into the waves, then St. Augustine Beach is the destination for you. Beach rules are simple: alcohol is prohibited, pets must be on a leash, glass containers are prohibited, and launching personal watercraft from the beach is not allowed. What is allowed is sunbathing, swimming, surfing, kite flying, picnicking, laughing, smiling, beach volleyball, making friends, wading, and did we mention smiling? Driving on the be
ach requires a beach pass which is available for $6 per day, or Annual Beach Passes – $40 for residents and $50 for non-residents.