The Sandalwood neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL is centrally located between downtown Jacksonville and the sandy beaches. The community is known for its fast growth and development and is attracting many young families, professionals, and singles looking for a safe, fun and affordable community in which to live. Sandalwood Jacksonville boasts a mixture of residential development, small shops, parks and businesses and affords the convenience of easy access to downtown and several of the area's major universities. If you're seeking a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a community that is thriving and diverse, Sandalwood is an ideal location in which to rent your next apartment.
Sandalwood is an affordable area no matter what size of apartment you're hoping to rent. Plan to pay an average of $900 per month for the typical one bedroom unit. The average monthly rent for a two bedroom, one bathroom apartment is $1250. For a three bedroom, two bathroom apartment home expect to pay an average of $1500 per month in rent. The majority of Sandalwood Jacksonville apartments offer helpful amenities such as air conditioning and ceiling fans, an on-site clubhouse for your parties, in-unit washers and dryers or connections for your own set of appliances, and on-site swimming pools and fitness centers.
If you like to be in the middle of where all the fun is, then Sandalwood is a great place to live. You'll be just a few minutes' drive from the beautiful beaches where you can sunbathe, surf, swim or collect seashells. Enjoy outdoor dining in a casual atmosphere at The Landing, which is a popular riverfront dining and shopping venue situated near the Southbank Riverwalk. You'll also find plenty of family owned and operated diners with any type of ethnic cuisine you could ever want. The The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens offers the world's largest collection of Meissen porcelain while the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville features contemporary art. Steps away, you'll find the main branch of Jacksonville's public library where you can check out books, movies and other media or enjoy a presentation by an author or local artist. You can learn about the natural history of the area at the Museum of Science & History and stay in the evening for a show at the planetarium.
The majority of apartments in Sandalwood FL are friendly to pets, including dogs and cats. You'll need to make a one-time, non-refundable pet deposit at the time you sign your lease. Some complexes limit the breeds and sizes of pets allowed in units. To keep your pet healthy, schedule an exam and shots at a local veterinarian's office, such as All Animal Clinic or Shoreline Vet Hospital. Groomers such as Aussie Pet Mobile or A Touch of Class Pet Grooming will keep your companion animal looking good. Enjoy a visit to the North Beach Pet agility park with your dog.
Jacksonville offers bus routes between Sandalwood and downtown. However, route schedules are limited during the evenings, overnight and weekend hours. Most people choose to drive to downtown. You'll find that rush hour commute times average 25 minutes during peak rush hour if you take the 90 or 295 highways. Using local streets can increase the commute time.
The public schools serving the Sandalwood neighborhood are operated by the Duval County Public Schools system. Local options include Sandalwood High School, Kernan Middle School and San Pablo Elementary. Private and charter schools include Al-Furqan Academy and Duval Charter School at Baymeadows.