$375,000 (New Price!) | Gated Beach Home with Great Schools! | 320 San Nicolas Way

What do you need to know about this home? It’s light and bright. It’s 5 minutes to the beach. It’s gated so you can leave for months, and safe to walk and bike. You’ve got a full attic + a 3-car garage. It’s an easy walk to the pool, and overlooks the lake and wildlife preserve. Watch the sunrise. Hear the ocean. A community pier. This specific home: 2 hurricanes and NO damage. The #1 school district. Huge master bath. A walk-in closet as big as a nursery. New no-slip tile. New carpet. New stainless appliances. More affordable than a condo. No stairs. Nature trails. Parks. What else do need to know about this, roomy, comfortable home at 320 San Nicolas Way in St. Augustine’s Ocean Palms. Read on below…

  • 1,986 square feet
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths
  • 3-car garage
  • Attic storage
  • New stainless appliances
  • New, non-slip porcelain tile
  • New carpet
  • New irrigation pump
  • Concrete block construction
  • Large lot with view of lake and wildlife preserve
  • Room for a pool
  • A 5-minute walk to beach from the gated beach parking
  • Community pool (an easy, 5-minute walk)
  • 2 Parks
  • Nature trails
  • Community pier
  • Safe, gated community with sidewalks
  • No damage, no repairs needed, and no insurance claims filed for any hurricane or storm
  • New Price: $375,000

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From SA Realty Broker, Sean Hess

$289,900 | Updated Home: 5 Minute Walk to Bridge of Lions! | 402 Zorayda Avenue

Calling this a “magical” location doesn’t do it justice. This mid-century classic is located just a 5-minute walk to craft brews, farm-to-table restaurants, and St. Augustine’s iconic Bridge of Lions. Oh, and besides being located in an amazing, walkable neighborhood, it’s located in the #1 school district in the state.

This home isn’t the biggest or flashiest, but the location is better than any other home in market for the price; it is truly a one-of-a-kind. Here’s what you need to know about this wonderful, comfortable home at 402 Zorayda Avenue in St. Augustine’s Davis Shores:

  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bath
  • 1-car garage
  • Stainless appliances
  • Updated kitchen counters and back-splashes
  • Wood flooring throughout
  • Large great room with fireplace
  • A 5-minute walk to Bridge of Lions
  • A 5-minute drive to both RB Hunt and Cathedral Parish schools
  • Easy access and central location for beaches and Historic District
  • Home was not damaged, made no insurance claims, and did not need repairs after Hurricanes Matthew or Irma. Withstood the only direct landfall the First Coast has ever taken, in 1964 for Hurricane Dora (the original 1947 siding is still in place and in good shape).
  • Corner lot is larger than a quarter acre
  • Recent tenants paid $1800 a month to rent, long term

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$1,500,000  | Historic Waterfront in Growing Commercial Corridor | 415 S. Ponce de Leon (U.S. 1 near King at entrance to Historic District).

  • One of last remaining waterfront properties with riparian rights intact.
  • Direct access to Intracoastal and inlet.
  • Property is zoned PUD with Residential Medium Density Mixed Use, with maximum build height 50 feet above grade.
  • 2 minutes from downtown.
  • High traffic U.S. 1 site, with traffic estimated to exceed 40,000 cars daily.
  • Currently hottest development area near downtown St Augustine.
  • 2 small businesses on site (restaurant and fruit stand), as well as billboard advertising.
  • This parcel is offered at $1.5 Million.

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From SA Realty, Mike Fitzpatrick

Beach Home & Business! |  SOLD! $310,000 | 5092 A1A South

Two living quarters plus office or business space located on St Augustine Beach just a short walk to the ocean. Property sits on a high traffic street with plenty of potential for business as well as a residence plus small apartment to lease as an income producer. Great location, great potential, and a great price! Click here to see more.

$143,000 | SOLD! | Affordable Townhome with SJC Schools! | 411 Cabernet Place

We’re not going to go on and on about this lovely townhouse. Instead we’ll simply tell you it features beautiful laminate flooring and tile downstairs (which makes it so much easier to clean when you’re tracking all that beach sand in) with berber carpet upstairs (comfy for feet both little and big) in the two bedrooms. There’s a back patio that overlooks the water and is large enough for a nice patio set, to sit and enjoy sunrises and sunsets. The owner has made the under- the- stairs closet into a nice office (!) with built-in shelving. The townhome sits near the end of the street thus there is little traffic. And since it is a townhome, you actually own the land it sits on (but you don’t have to mow the lawn), which is pretty fantastic!

You too can make St. Augustine your home. What are you waiting for?

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From SA Realty’s Melanie Clay

Pool Home! | SOLD! | $291,000 | 5016 Shore Drive

This is a cheerful, wonderfully appointed custom home with a lovely fireplace, living areas, and gorgeous master bathroom. Here are two unique things you should know about it:
First, this is a 4 bedroom home. The fourth bedroom is actually its own attached apartment, with its own kitchen, and its own living room, and (!!!) its own separate entrance! I know, wow! It’s the perfect place to have an office, or to house guests, or for an elderly parent to live independently.
Second, this home is privacy hidden in plain sight. It’s a pretty house, made of brick, but an unassuming one. If you were to drive by you’d have no idea that beyond that big circular drive it hid a pool, a separate apartment, 2 large exterior storage areas and a separate workshop. A bit like a super hero’s secret base, except in St. Augustine South. Click here to see video of it.
My favorite part of the home is the covered patio off of the pool. It is screened, along with the pool, to encourage all-seasons use. It’s an ideal place to lounge while the kids are swimming in the day, or an intimate place for al fresco dining late or chilly-evening conversation. The pool area is fully fenced to make it even more private.
Should you purchase this home you’ll also be admired for the home’s proximity to Intracoastal Park (which is a short walk around the corner).  Click here to find out more!

SOLD! $340,000 | Executive Home with European Flair, with Half Acre Lot in Florida’s #1 School District! | 545 Willow Walk Place

Tucked away on a quiet, leafy road, this executive home with European flair will be your antidote for today’s cookie cutter designs.

For a home buyer looking for a great academic experience, St Johns County schools are the top performer in the state and draw rave reviews from parents. And here’s the best part: at $340,000 you won’t have to sacrifice financially.

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You’ll find comfort, balance, and design ethos in the sleeping areas. Three of the four bedrooms have their own bath (a master bathroom, two en suite bathrooms, plus a powder room on the first floor). And for those who care for aging parents or a family member with a disability, you’ll find the downstairs en suite bedroom accommodating, with thresholds large enough for walkers and wheelchairs, and a shower with a seating area and multiple grab bars.

Finding a place to do homework is an easy assignment here. The 4th bedroom is currently utilized as an office. It has a built in desk with lots of room to spread out, and a French-style pocket door that will shut out distractions and noise; in short, it’s the perfect study room.

If you entertain frequently you will adore the outdoor pergola, extended decks, and walled courtyard that will allow guests to spread out and chat. If you entertain infrequently you’ll love these same spaces; they will be your oasis, a whole half acre—personal and private—overlooking the forest preserve that embraces the home.

There’s even a second-floor loft, a comfortable space that could fit a pool table or small home theater.

No matter where you roam, be it around the world or just around town, this is home. An enduring space where you’ll always be relaxed and feel welcome.

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SOLD: Secret Neighborhood! | $239,900 | Over Half Acre Lot! | 341 Crystal Lake Drive

Pleasantly hidden away, this home and its big, big lot are located in Prairie Lakes, one of the last truly secret nooks in St. Augustine. While still close enough for you to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the tourist district, its approach is on a route favored by cyclists on their way to the surrounding countryside.

The home? The très chic master bedroom is complimented by a tray ceiling (très tray anyone?), with a master bath that includes two big wash basins and garden tub that just begs you to fill it with hot, soapy water and relax in its depths. After you towel off you can unwind with a fresh grind of dark (or medium) roast,  enjoyed from the warmth of your breakfast nook—or breakfast bar—in a home kitchen that’s bathed in sunlight. The family room is open, with red accents. Red can be a too-strong a color in some homes but it works here, elegant in the way a red carpet is elegant. And what does this red carpet home still need? Why it needs you, my dear!

Two guest bedrooms round out this home’s interior. A small but sufficient covered porch opens up to the large yard in the back. This backyard is fenced, and the lot is a shade over a half acre; which brings us to value. A home on a half-acre lot in St. Augustine generally sells for over $300,000. I told you this neighborhood was a secret! Click here to learn more.

Historic District! | $619,000 | 7 Aviles Street | SOLD

Under contract in 9 days and sold in under 50 … the seller was impressed (click here to read her testimonial)! For current Historic District homes for sale click here. The Original Historic District Home: The Oldest Block on the Oldest Street in the Oldest City! When the English landed in Jamestown, Aviles Street was already undergoing urban renewal. Can you transform this space and breathe fresh air into a location that’s nearly 450 years young (the structure is a mere 140 years old, dating from the 1880s)? Originally the city’s one-story jail, this structure has been added to over the years, and a second story was created then expanded. And lucky you! Hang out on your 2nd story terrace and watch the comings and goings of tourists and locals alike as they stroll brick-lined Aviles Street. Or make a quick escape to your two rear patios (one screened, one open, both nearly 30-feet wide). You can live and work here, too. Your car won’t be a burden, with 2-big garages, extra parking, and an easy exit to lightly traveled Charlotte Street. Currently a business on the 1st floor and a residence on the 2nd, zoning allows for a residence, multifamily, and commercial uses. Live upstairs and work below? Start a B&B? How will you elevate the character and quality of this location? Offered At: $619,000.  Click here to see more!

St. Augustine Beach! | $329,000 | 1452 Makarios Drive | SOLD!

An inspiring upscale home located in St. Augustine Beach! This two-bedroom getaway in the Makarios community is sold completely furnished with decorator quality furniture and bedding (any electronics are sold separately), with Kronos Swiss flooring of exquisite craftsmanship throughout. Natural beauty at the entrance leads to a bright and beachy foyer. A breakfast bar with bar stools in a tidy row overlook a divine kitchen. A full size mirror in the dining room brings in lovely light. Restful and comfortable spaces make for bedrooms that are just dreamy. Privacy rich patio with intimate green space, a 1-car garage, and, oooh! The prettiest community pool you’ll ever see. You’ll be so inspired by this sublime beach home you’ll feel as if you’re on vacation, even when you’re not! Offered At: $329,000. Click here to see more!

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