Palencia Real Estate
Homes for Sale in Palencia, St. Augustine, FL
Located between historic St. Augustine and southern Jacksonville just east of I-95 you will find a true gem called Palencia. Palencia, developed by The Hines Co., will be home to over 2,600 residences plus retail and office space along with unmatched amenities. Palencia consists of multiple neighborhoods within the community each with a multitude of views including lakes, woods, golf course and marsh. This St. Johns County neighborhood was transformed within 1,450 acres just south of Nocatee along the western Intracoastal Waterway beginning in 2002 and today is home to Palencia’s Village Center located in the heart of the community. The Palencia Village Center is where you will find social gatherings with dining and golf experiences within the private club.
The Palencia Club lies within the heart of the Palencia Community. Its grand 33,000 square foot clubhouse is three stories and features not just one but THREE dining experiences for casual to fine dining, each with its own delicious menu creations and staff. The Palencia Club’s golf course is known as one of northeast Florida’s finest. The 7,071 yard course is an Arthur Hills Signature Design complete with 400 yard driving range all creatively intertwined through the community preserving the majesitc oak trees while opening up to incredible Intracoastal Waterway views.
Full Golf Membership for the Palencia Club starts at $500/month for individuals and $550/month for families with options available for Junior (under 40) and Senior (over 70). Social Memberships start at just $75/month for individual and $125/month for families. Reciprocal access for full golf and social members is available at select Hampton Golf managed properties.
Interested in events? Palencia Club has a full calendar of social events including Wine Club, Family Night, Game Night, Parties, Dances, Food Truck Friday & Taco Tuesday. These are perfect opportunities to get to know your neighbors and make new friends within the community.
Community & Culture
The Palencia neighborhood hosts events throughout the year including Family Night, Game Night, Kids Socials, Parties, Dances and even a Wine Club plus swim team, fitness classes, dance and cheer! You can check out the Palencia Press Newsletter for all activity schedules!
The Palencia HOA site has a plethora of information for homeowners and interested buyers of the community. Homeowners in Palencia pay a fee to their respective HOA plus a CDD fee. These associations and contacts as well as CDD contacts are noted below:
Palencia Propety Owners Association (POA)
First Service Residential
Palencia North Property Owners Association (POA)
Bette Lyttle, Palencia North Community Association Manager
Sub-Association Property Owners Associations (POA)
Avila at Palencia
Watson Association Management
Palencia Live/Work Townhomes
ALSOP Property Management
Promenade at Palencia Condos
Premier Florida Property Management, LLC
Palencia Villages Townhomes (Village Center)
Watson Association Management
Village Square at Palencia
ALSOP Property Management
Villas of Augustine Island
Assoc. Management of Ponte Vedra, Inc.
Isle of Palencia
BCM Services, Inc.
Palencia Community Development District (CDD)
What is a CDD? A CDD (Community Development District) is a local special purpose government unit established pursuant to and regulated by Florida Statute which finances, owns and manges infrastructure within the boundaries of the CDD. The CDD issues bonds the proceeds from these bonds are used to finance the development of infrastructure for that particular community. Palencia is split between two CDD’s depending on which part of the community owners reside in; Sweetwater Creek CDD and Marshall Creek CDD. (see map below). For information on the CDD, owners should contact their respective CDD below.
Marshall Creek CDD
*All CDD Operations, Infrastructure, Amenities, Decals, and CDD Staff
Katie Hollis, General Operations Manager
904-810-0520 | Katie.Hollis@fsresidential.com
Vinelle Miller, Assistant General Operations Manager
904-810-0520 | Vinelle.Miller@fsresidential.com
Palencia Elementary: 904-547-4010, http://www-pes.st.johns.k12.fl.us
Mill Creek Academy: 904-547-3720, http://www-mca.stjohns.k12.fl.us
Middle School: Pacetti Bay Middle School: 904-547-8760, http://www-pbm.st.johns.k12.fl.us
High School: Allen D. Nease High School: 904-547-8300, http://www-nhs.stjohns.k12.fl.us
Homes for sale in Palencia sell for $700,000 and up. As of spring 2022, the median sale price for Palencia homes for sale was $713,000 with a median list price of $790,000. Typically in markets past, Palencia real estate listings would spend about 31 days on the market however with the active market we are experiencing in 2022, homes in Palencia are going under contract in about 13 days!
What Residents are Saying about Palencia
Q: What do you LOVE about Palencia?
Love that there are small parks included within our neighborhood. Good opportunity to connect with your neighbors and also will be great for kids in the future. We also have loved the food trucks that come to the club every couple of weeks!Danielle P
Q: What is your FAVORITE thing about Palencia?
Our favorite thing would be the tennis court facility. The facility is kept up so well and we enjoy playing several times a week.Danielle P
Q: What DON’T people know about Palencia?
I would say that most people don’t realize that the fitness classes are included and you don’t have to be a member. They offer so many classes that are available 7 days a week.Danielle P
Q: What, if anything, would you improve about Palencia?
Nothing specifically in the neighborhood other than revamping their “palencia online” website to be more user friendly.Danielle P