Located south of Butler Boulevard and west of I-295, the South Side neighborhood of Deerwood is convenient to downtown Jacksonville, yet is a short drive from golfing and the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Apartments in Deerwood Jacksonville might be close to Bay Meadows Regional Park or educational opportunities at Florida State College Jacksonville Deerwood Center. This prestigious area of the River City by the Sea, as Jacksonville is called, offers convenience and recreational opportunities as well as proximity to beaches and downtown.
Apartments in Deerwood Jacksonville might rent for prices as reasonable as the $650, although rent starting at $700 is more common. A luxury one bedroom with a resort ambiance, lush tropical landscaping and many amenities might start at a rent of $900. Two bedrooms might range from $800 to $1100 and can go up to a rent of $1700 for a two bedroom, two bath apartment in a modern sophisticated urban-style community. Settings of the apartment communities include waterfalls amid lush landscaping as well as a modernist approach aimed at urban professionals.
With dining options that cater to a full range of tastes, you will always find somewhere fun to dine in the Deerwood Jacksonville neighborhood. Take the family to Carabba's Italian Grill on Point Meadows Way or Chili's on Baymeadows Road. There are a host of restaurants on Southside Boulevard and Baymeadows Road. In the mood for Indian fare? The 5th Element on Baymeadows Road serves Indian food that Jacksonville folks and your neighbors rave about; Indo-Chinese dishes are also on the menu. Celebrate special occasions with friends and family, gathered around the fondue, at the Melting Pot on Gate Parkway.
A short drive north, on the other side of Butler Boulevard, the Sail Cove Town Center and The Markets at Town Center provide shopping and dining options, and the Markets offers free events, such as yoga, tai chi and a 5k run. If you are a golfer, you might be able to play close to home at the private Deerwood Country Club in the neighborhood or at one of the other fine courses in Jacksonville. For more sports, nearby Bay Meadows Regional Park offers fishing as well as soccer and football fields.
Many of the apartment communities in this neighborhood allow both cats and dogs; Fido and Kitty will be welcome. Moreover, an animal clinic for keeping them in good health is located nearby, the Deerwood Animal Clinic. Take the dog for long walks at the Baymeadows Regional Park on the other side of I-295.
You will be close to I-95 for the commute into Jacksonville; it takes approximately 22 minutes to get to downtown Jacksonville. If you are heading out to the area of Jacksonville Beach, the drive is about 18 minutes from Deerwood.
Close to home, you will find the Twin Lakes Academy Elementary School and the Twin Lakes Academy Middle School. Beauclerc Elementary School is part of the same public school district, the Jacksonville Public School District. Atlantic Coast High School is also located a short distance from your new home. In addition to these schools, there are several parochial schools, including Baymeadows Baptist Day School, Holy Family Catholic School and Lutheran High School of Jacksonville. For higher education, Florida State College South Campus is a short drive north on I-295 and Florida State College Jacksonville Deerwood Center is nearby.