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5 Family-Friendly Camping Spots Near the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 30, 2015 4:31:52 PM


There’s only a month or so left of summer (from a school perspective). And what better way to make some lasting childhood memories for your kids than a family camping trip?

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Topics: Nocatee Nature, Family Fun, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Kids Activities, Growing Families, Empty Nesters, Water Recreation, Weekend Retreats, Camping, Outdoor Recreation, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

St. John Paul II Mission Church Breaks Ground for New Multi-Purpose Building at Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 28, 2015 2:05:00 PM


Bishop Felipe J. Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine will join the Catholic faith community of St. John Paul II Mission Church for a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, August 8, at 11 a.m. 

The ceremony will take place on the 35-acre property site donated by the Davis family to the diocese. The site is located at 127 Stonemason Way, Jacksonville, Fla., near Valley Ridge Blvd., east of The Villas at Nocatee and west of Kelly Pointe at Nocatee.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Northeast Florida News, Nocatee Growth, St. Augustine, Growing Families, Churches

Bring the Outdoors in with These Home Features

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 24, 2015 10:14:00 AM


Face it, as much as we love life in the Sunshine State, sometimes a little break from the heat is required. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the great outdoors from inside your home. Here are a few tips to help you become one with nature, no matter what the thermometer says.

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Topics: Nocatee Builders, Nocatee Nature, Design Trends, Nocatee Realtors, Energy Efficiency, National Association of Home Builders, Growing Families, Luxury Home Buyers, Upgrades, Real Estate Trends, New Home Search, Upsizing, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

Nocatee Named Best Master-Planned Community of the Year by Southeast Building Conference

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 23, 2015 4:49:00 PM


Nocatee has won the Southeast Building Conference’s (SEBC) Excel Award for Best Master-Planned Community of the Year. Given July 17, the Excel Awards honor professionals making major contributions to the residential homebuilding and commercial construction industries through superior, innovative and creative sales and marketing.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Northeast Florida News, NEFBA, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, RCLCO Rankings, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate Trends, New Home Search, Business News, SEBC

Music, Movies & More: Summer Freebies You Won’t Wanna Miss

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 14, 2015 4:48:00 PM


Summertime is in full swing. And as fun as that may be for kids, it can leave parents’ wallets longing to hear school bells ring once again.

The First Coast has several activities to help kids stay entertained without breaking the bank, including:

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Topics: Family Fun, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Summer Fun at Nocatee, Growing Families, Relocation, New Home Search, Established Families, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

Five Reasons to Move to Nocatee

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 9, 2015 2:53:00 PM


Nocatee is now home to over 3,500 families— from growing families and young professionals to empty-nesters and retirees. It is a coastal community of neighborhoods with varied home-styles and something for every walk of life.

Current residents have a long list of reasons why they love Nocatee, including lesser-known resident perks and benefits only imaginable in a master-planned community. Here are this summer’s top 5 reasons to move to Nocatee:

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Topics: Resident Events, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Amenities, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Resident Testimonials, Family Events in Ponte Vedra, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Relocation, Real Estate Trends, Health and Fitness, Discounted Membership Opportunities

Summer Entertaining: 5 Tips for Designing Your Outdoor Oasis

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jul 7, 2015 4:58:00 PM


There’s nothing better than a backyard BBQ. Luckily, in Florida the fun can last practically all year long. So how can you optimize your outdoor space for endless summer (and fall) days?

 

It’s best to start with a solid plan. Here are some tips designed to help ensure optimum outdoor enjoyment in your backyard oasis:

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Topics: Nocatee Builders, Design Trends, Indoor/Outdoor Living, Growing Families, Luxury Home Buyers, Empty Nesters, New Home Search, Eco-friendly, Things to Do/See Summer 2015

10 Ways to Celebrate July 4th on the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 30, 2015 9:48:00 AM


There aren’t many cities as reflective of America as Jacksonville. According to a new WalletHub study, the River City ranks 5th among Metro Areas That Resemble the U.S., based on ethnic makeup, as well as educational and housing characteristics. Combine that with the fact that the nation’s oldest settlement is practically in our backyard, and it’s no wonder the First Coast is over the top when it comes to celebrating July 4th.

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Topics: Family Fun, Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Holidays at Nocatee, Summer Fun at Nocatee

6 Things You May Not Know About Crosswater Hall, Nocatee’s Wedding Venue

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 24, 2015 10:55:00 AM


Now that wedding season is upon us, we’d like to share some things you may not know about the premier venue right here in our community, Crosswater Hall.

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Topics: Ponte Vedra, Nocatee Welcome Center, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Crosswater Hall, weddings, WeddingWire, First-time Home Buyers

Feel Like a Kid Again: 6 Ways Master-planned Communities Can Help

Posted by Nocatee Community

Jun 17, 2015 4:53:00 PM


Master-planned communities (MPCs) are designed to provide year-round enjoyment for all ages of residents—from growing families and retirees to empty nesters and young professionals. No matter where you are on the lifestyle spectrum, summer is officially here. And that means it’s time to summon your inner child and enjoy what your community has to offer.

 

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Topics: Splash Water Park, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Amenities, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Preserve, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Empty Nesters, Retirees, Health and Fitness, Walkable Communities

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