July 24th, 2020

Why the St. Augustine Area Is a Great Place to Call Home

When you’re relocating to a new area, especially if it’s a big change like a whole new city or state, deciding where to move is one of the biggest choices you’ll make. Sunny Florida is a favorite place for many reasons, but the St. Augustine area has even more going for it than beaches and seafood. When you live at Shearwater, you have access to all of the great things in St. Augustine and beyond, so you can truly live life to its fullest.


Fresh seafood is certainly a common delicacy in Florida, but you’ll find much more than that near Shearwater in St. Augustine. Barbecue, Asian, fusion-style restaurants and sweet patisseries are just a few things you’ll find – not to mention the thriving craft beer and wine scene! And if you’re looking for takeout, you have plenty to choose from, including savory sushi and juicy steaks.


What can you not do near St. Augustine? Of course, there are always plenty of sandy beaches to soak up some rays and take a swim. But when you’re looking for something else to do, you have tons of choices. You can explore one of St. Augustine’s many historical sites to take a step back in time and learn something new. Or, have a romantic date night just minutes from Shearwater. And if you’re looking for a weekend getaway, there are many different day trip destinations to choose from, including a visit to the City of Murals or one of the many nature parks.


Shearwater residents have access to the prestigious St. Johns Country School District, one of only five districts in the state of Florida to receive an A-rating for 10 consecutive years. These schools focus on quality education and have top-notch academic, sports, music and art programs, so your kids are sure to find an after-school activity they love. There are even future plans to include a school within the Shearwater community!


Shearwater is conveniently located in St. Augustine and just and 26 miles from central Jacksonville. That means you can easily commute to Jacksonville for job opportunities, without having to live right in the hustle and bustle of the city –  giving you more choices to be able to find your dream job. Plus, an easier commute means you can spend more time enjoying your new home and the resort-style amenities that Shearwater is known for, instead of worrying about traffic.

Shearwater offers the convenient location in St. Augustine, stunning new homes and one-of-a-kind amenities you’ve been looking for. To learn more about these new homes in St. Johns County, join our Interest List to receive news and updates.