Understandably, The Beaches has some of the priciest and most desirable land in the greater Jacksonville area. Alongside Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, and Jacksonville Beach areas, The Beaches is as close to the ocean as you can get. Though not everyone in the neighborhood has an oceanfront deck, nobody lives too far away from the water.
Residents of and visitors to this neighborhood can enjoy everything from casual and upscale dining, boutique and chain shopping options, and busy or laid-back nightlife availability. Most locals spend their weekends biking, surfing, running, and rollerblading. First Street is the neighborhood’s main drag, running through all the beach communities, and outdoor life is a very popular pastime.
With everything wonderfully Jacksonville at your fingertips, this is a relatively expensive place to live. The median, single-family home price is around $320,000, and it is projected to rise another 5% in the next year.
This neighborhood is perfect for, well, pretty much everyone—families, young professionals, and retirees. Essentially, anyone who wants to step out of their home and onto the ocean. Like other upscale neighborhoods, The Beaches offers plenty of luxury apartment and condo availability, making it a wonderful spot for residents seeking a luxury community.