Florida Living | Nocatee Blog

outdoor paddle sports

4 Reasons to Live Close to the Water

Posted by Donna Lundgren - Nocatee Welcome Center Manager

9/16/16 9:53 AM

Living close to the water is a luxury enjoyed by many on the First Coast. In fact, Nocatee residents are just moments away from the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterways. Whether it’s the view, scenery or lifestyle, there are a variety of reasons homebuyers decide to live close to the water. 

Here are four reasons Nocatee residents love their First Coast location:

1. It’s ScenicRelaxing near water

Who wouldn’t want their own piece of paradise right in their backyard? Not to mention the sunsets and sunrises glistening across the water’s reflection. Colorful birds, fish and plants all thrive near the water. There is nothing more breathtaking than a scenic view full of refreshing breezes and thriving flora and fauna. 


2. It’s Relaxing

Along with an amazing view comes the sensation it brings. The ocean breeze against your skin, the tide rolling in between your toes, or the sound of water lapping up against your kayak; there is definitely something soothing about living near a body of water. Living close to the coast and bodies of water has also been found to postively affect a person's overall health


3. Water Recreation

Nocatee residents don’t have to travel far to find a location for water recreation and enjoying some Florida sunshine. The ocean, minutes away, offers activities like surfing or paddle-boarding. Intracoastal waterways are ideal for kayaking, boating and fishing. With opportunities like these in your backyard, what a wonderful excuse to pick up a new hobby!
Boating and Water Recreation

4. Lifestyle

Living close to the water and being outside is a part of the Nocatee lifestyle. Cars are no longer the only means of transportation as boats and electric vehicles are often used to travel around the community and surrounding areas. Nocatee residents are naturally more active and are frequently seen walking, running, biking, boating and swimming. Residents that aren't naturally outdoor enthusiasts find it easy to fall in love with nature and the master-planned community's natural amenities,  like the Nocatee Preserve and the Greenway Trails.


Want to learn more about life in the Nocatee community? Download the Resident Testimonials eBook or stop by the Nocatee Welcome Center.


  New Call-to-action

Topics: Nocatee Amenities, Intracoastal Waterway Kayak Launch, Benefits of a Master Planned Community, Water Recreation, Outdoor Recreation