The neighborhood of Spring Glen Jacksonville, FL is just south of the downtown Jacksonville area. This community is known for its upscale Mediterranean Revival architecture, historic buildings and diversity. Spring Glen is undergoing a surge in popularity, attracting many young professionals and single people to the area. This mixed-use area features retail, restaurants and entertainment as well as housing. If you're looking for a fun-loving, exciting community where neighbors routinely get together over dinner, where there are places to get outdoors and where there's easy access to the major thoroughfares, you'll find it all right here in Spring Glen.
The average price to rent one bedroom Spring Glen apartments is $650 per month. To rent a two bedroom unit, expect to pay an average $800 per month in rent. For a three bedroom apartment, the going monthly rate is $1,050 per month. The majority of apartment in Spring Glen Jacksonville offer amenities such as included high speed and wireless internet access, on-site swimming pool and fitness center, garages and in-unit washers and dryers.
If you like to eat out, go out or just hang out, you'll find plenty of places to do it in and around Spring Glen. Within the neighborhood, you can stop at ethnic grocers or national chains. Restaurants range from family owned diners to fine cuisine. The Cuban coffee is a favorite among locals. The Town and Country Shopping Center is just a short drive away from the neighborhood. You'll find outdoor shopping centers at Jacksonville Landing and the Jacksonville Riverwalk. Just a short drive away, you'll be able to enjoy everything in the downtown Jacksonville area as well as all the beaches. In downtown Jacksonville, you'll find everything from the Ritz Theatre, where greats such as Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong once played and today's stars now frequent. Sports fans can enjoy the annual Gator bowl as well as the annual Georgia - Florida rivalry game. Every July the Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament is held to the delight of tens of thousands of spectators and over 1,000 participating fishermen.
The majority of apartments in Spring Glen Jacksonville are friendly to pets. Many complexes limit the number of companion animals to two per unit and also place restrictions on the size and breed of animal. Most units charge a non-refundable pet deposit and some charge an additional monthly pet rent. To ensure the health of your pet, make an appointment with a local veterinarian such as VCA Briarcliff Animal Hospital or Southside Animal Clinic. Neighborhood pet groomers including PetSmart will keep your furry friend looking good. You can multitask and shop for supplies while your dog gets its nails trimmed and coat washed. Dog Wood Park is a great place to bring your dog for a run or a game of Frisbee.
The Jacksonville Transportation Authority operates bus routes that serve South Glen, with routes going through the area and into downtown Jacksonville. University Boulevard and San Marco Boulevard will get you to most retail and commercial centers. The average commute time from Spring Glen into the business district of Jacksonville is 30 minutes during peak rush hour.
Children of school age living in Spring Glen are served by the Duval County Public Schools. Local public schools include Hogan - Spring Glen Elementary and Terry Parker High School. Nearby charter schools include River City Science Academy, which has an elementary and high school. Local private school options include Blessed Trinity Catholic School and Christian Heritage Academy.