St. Augustine is located in the Northeast section of Florida between Jacksonville and Daytona, known as the “Ancient City”, and has the distinction of being the oldest permanent European settlement on the North American continent.
St Augustine real estate is old world charm as its rich history started with being settled in 1565 by the Spanish. In 1763 the French and Indian War ended with the “Treaty of Paris” and Florida (including St. Augustine) fell under British rule. By 1783 the “Treaty of Paris” ceded Florida to Spain and remained under Spanish rule until 1821 when the Spanish colonies in Florida including St. Augustine were turned over to the expanding United States as a territory and became a State in 1845.
The historic district of St. Augustine is a must-see destination with its historic churches, museums, forts, antique shops, Bed & Breakfast Inns are St Augustine's Hotels, and charming dining spots along cobblestone streets complete with horse-drawn carriages in the district.
Surrounding the city are many seaside island resorts and communities with modern oceanfront condo rentals. Oceanfront property in St Augustine offers a wide range of styles from Spanish, Mediterranean, to Victorian.
Family attractions include 42 glorious miles of Atlantic beaches, and 22 miles North is Ponte Vedra featuring the PGA Tour‘s Players Championship with excellent golf. A melting pot of world cuisines is offered in luncheon and fine dining establishments throughout the area. Whether for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation or a fabulous place to live and play, St Augustine beach condos and real estate should be considered in your property search.