Oceanfront Homes for Sale in Ponte Vedra Beach
Ponte Vedra Beach is looking more like Palm Beach, especially when it comes to the lifestyle and the quality of homes built along the oceanfront. Three years after the Breakers began luring wealthy Northeasterners to Palm Beach, the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club opened up attracting its fair share of visitors from the South and Midwest.
Today our 9-mile stretch of oceanfront along Ponte Vedra Boulevard provides wider beaches, finer sand and higher dune bluffs than South Florida. This certainly has helped to attract newcomers who appreciate our spectacular beaches, our incredible golf courses and a more relaxed lifestyle. Residents are drawn to the close proximity to the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club and to its amenities: the club, its gym, tennis club, 36 holes of golf, fine dining and spa. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that homes within walking distance of the club sell for premium prices.
However as one drives south of The Lodge, one notices that the lots get bigger, the sand dunes become higher and the tropical foliage more lush and inspiring, all of which allows for larger homes and more privacy. Oceanfront homes on the Boulevard range in size from 2,500 square feet to 12,000 square feet with the average size home of 5,534 square feet selling in 2015 for $3,812,500.
Oceanfront living does not end when you reach the south boundary of Ponte Vedra Beach, Entering the four mile long oceanfront state park (Guana State Park) Ponte Vedra Boulevard emerges into south Ponte Vedra Beach offering a seaside feel with an endless variety if beachfront homes from 1,000 square feet bungalows built in the 40’s, 50’s & 60’s to elegant new homes of 8,000 square feet. In 2015, the average size oceanfront home sold in south Ponte Vedra Beach was 2,5000 square feet and sold for $1,177,000.
An oceanfront home may be a wishful dream for most, but Ponte Vedra Beach is not only the best barrier island in Florida, it is also one of the most affordable and truly beautiful places to live on the East Coast.