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Lazy Tides River at Nocatee's Splash Water Park

A to B, Gas Free: 5 Benefits of Low-Speed Electric Vehicles

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 30, 2015 11:03:00 AM

Residential areas are catching up on what golf clubs figured out long ago: low-speed electric vehicles (EVs) are handy off the course, too. With a variety of EVs on the market ranging from simple golf carts to decked out EVs, homeowners are finding them useful for local errands, yard maintenance and recreation. In addition, neighborhoods and many master-planned communities (MPCs) are accommodating—and even encouraging—their residents to adopt a more eco-friendly way of getting from A to B.


Considering going electric? Here are a few of the main benefits of adding an EV to your family garage:

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Nocatee Nature, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Empty Nesters, Eco-friendly, Electric Vehicle Paths

M Shack Cooking in the Nocatee Town Center

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 25, 2015 9:05:00 AM

M Hospitality Restaurant and Catering Group will add to its M Shack family with a new location in Nocatee’s Town Center.

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Topics: Nocatee Town Center, Nocatee Growth, Ponte Vedra, Restaurants, Nocatee in the News, Dining at Nocatee, Skinner Bros. Realty

Get Fit on 5 Scenic Running Trails in Northeast Florida

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 24, 2015 3:08:00 PM

We still have a few months until New Year’s resolutions, but trying new ways to exercise should be on everyone’s list, year-round. When the treadmill gets old, you may want to venture outdoors this fall. Running outside has its perks, like providing varying terrain grades, which require different body movements. Luckily for North Floridians, temperatures in the fall rarely go below the 50s, which helps keep the muscles (and heart) warm to function at top capacity.

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Topics: Nocatee Nature, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Nocatee Greenway Trails, running Nocatee, Nocatee Fitness Trails, Health and Fitness

7 Date Ideas for Getting More TLC From Your MPC (Master-Planned Community)

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 18, 2015 1:27:00 PM

With the kids back in school, now is a great time to reconnect with your significant other. And many master-planned communities (MPCs) are making it easier than ever to enjoy some quality time.

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Topics: Resident Events, Nocatee Adults, Ponte Vedra, Things to Do around Nocatee, Couples Night Out, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Empty Nesters, Retirees, New Home Search, Established Families

Beyond the Floor Plan: What Today’s Buyers Want in a Neighborhood

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 14, 2015 11:41:00 AM

After a long and somewhat bumpy journey, the housing market is looking up. In July, single-family housing starts (new construction) reached their highest level since 2007. This additional demand means that buyers can be a little choosier when shopping for a new home.

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Topics: Nocatee Schools, Nocatee Builders, Ponte Vedra, Design Trends, Sense of Community, Smart Home Technology, Tech-friendly New Homes, New Home Search, Walkable Communities

New Nocatee Greenway Trails Coming Summer 2016

Posted by Nocatee Community

Sep 2, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The PARC Group, Nocatee’s master developer, is expanding the community’s popular Greenway Trails network. A key part of Nocatee’s 5,000 acres of interconnected parks, wetland preserves and wildlife corridors, the Greenway Trails offer residents miles of biking, jogging, fitness and nature trails.

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Topics: Nocatee News, Nocatee Nature, The PARC Group, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Health and Fitness, Walkable Communities, Electric Vehicle Paths

New Home Hot List: 5 Ways to Maximize Energy Efficiency

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 26, 2015 4:00:40 PM

A recent study by the National Association of Homebuilders revealed more and more millennial homebuyers are making energy efficiency a priority. The study states 84 percent of these young buyers are willing to pay up to 3 percent more for an energy-efficient home, as long as they see a return on their investment via reduced power bills.


No matter your age or demographic, saving energy at home is always a good idea. And a new construction home is the perfect canvas to implement several of the energy-saving technologies and features available for homes today.

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Topics: Nocatee Builders, Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra, Energy Efficiency, Smart Home Technology, Tech-friendly New Homes, New Home Search, Millennials

6 Things Only Master-Planned Community Residents Understand

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 19, 2015 4:33:00 PM

Yes, life in a master-planned community (MPC) is different than your average suburb or neighborhood. Maybe that’s why MPCs are so popular, with the top 50 master-planned communities in the country taking 5 percent of 2014’s total new-home sales


For those who want to learn more about living in an MPC, who better to ask than a resident? We did, and here are the top 6 things MPC residents say you should know about life in one:

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Topics: Nocatee Greenway Trails, Resident Testimonials, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Growing Families, Sense of Community, Affordable Homes, Health and Wellness

St. Augustine Turns 450: Your Guide to the Festivities

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 17, 2015 1:50:00 PM

It’s not every year that the oldest city in the nation celebrates such a huge milestone—a birthday that’s so epic it’s been 450 years in the making.

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Topics: Nocatee Adults, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Outdoor Music, Location, Nocatee History, Growing Families, Dining at Nocatee, Empty Nesters, Established Families, Reasons to Move South, Festivals

12 Things You May Not Know About the First Coast

Posted by Nocatee Community

Aug 6, 2015 11:49:51 AM

Whether you’ve lived here for decades or are simply contemplating a visit, the First Coast is a very interesting place to be, and always has been.

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Topics: St. Johns County School Board, Nocatee Schools, Jacksonville, Things to Do around Nocatee, St. Augustine, Nocatee Greenway Trails, Nocatee Parks, St. Johns County, Live-Entertainment, Nocatee History, Growing Families, Water Recreation, Outdoor Recreation

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