St. Augustine Neighborhoods With Colonial Homes

Given St. Augustine is the oldest city in the country, it's hardly surprising you'll find an abundance of classic architectural styles in neighborhoods all over town. One such style, Colonial Style homes, date back to the 1600s when the first British Colonists arrived on America’s shores. Fast-forward to today and Colonial Style homes are not only some of the most highly sought-after homes in St. Augustine but also some of the more recognizable thanks to a number of defining characteristics like distinctive symmetry, steeply pitched roofs, decorative entryways, and minimal color schemes. So. if you're a home buyer searching for a Colonial Style home in St. Augustine, you're are in luck because there are several amazing communities that uniquely feature this classic architecture style.

St. John’s Golf & Country Club

For the golf enthusiast, it may be hard to imagine a more ideal place to live than just beside a golf course in a Colonial Style home. Fortunately, St. John’s Golf and Country Club offers home buyers the opportunity to do exactly that. From their homes, residents can take in views of the golf course, woods, marsh, or lake. The community also features a number of amenities that include an aquatic center with pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, and a fitness center that offers classes and group fitness. The golf course itself is nationally ranked, and in the past it has been the host of the PGA Tour Qualifying School. Homes at St. John’s Golf and Country Club range between roughly 1,500 to 5,000 square feet and home prices range quite a bit, starting in the mid $600s and going up to over $3M.

Grand Oaks

Grand Oaks is one of St. Augustine’s newest master-planned communities, and offers its residents the perfect blend of the traditionalism that comes from Colonial Style homes with the casual, tranquil feeling of Florida living. The Grand Oaks community is known first and foremost for its amenities, which include campgrounds, athletic courts, a pool, and walking trails as well as 15 acres of planned recreational areas that are set to feature a Resident’s Club, aquatic center, a grand lawn, and a rose garden. Homes in Grand Oaks have anywhere between two and four bedrooms, and prices fall between the low $400s and the mid $600s.

Colonial Style Home Neighborhoods St. Augustine FL

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Beacon Lake

Those looking for a luxurious community that offers the atmosphere of an upscale resort may enjoy living at Beacon Lake. The community features Colonial Style homes that are built on over 300 acres of nature preserve and are boarded by a 43-acre lake. The homes at Beacon Lake reflect many of the signature characteristics of the Colonial Modern style, however residents can also enjoy very modern amenities that are located within the community’s gorgeous lake house that delivers lake views unlike anywhere else in the region. Homes at Beacon Lake are more affordable than some comparable communities, falling within the high $300s to the $900s. 

Seaside Vista

Located in St. Augustine’s Vilano Beach area, Seaside Vista is a neighborhood of Colonial Style homes that offer residents access to a private community boardwalk to the beach, blending the very best of traditional architecture with a relaxed, beachfront lifestyle. The community consists of only 28 homes, creating a sense of seclusion and privacy while being only a short drive away from the heart of downtown St. Augustine. Homes vary in size between roughly 2,000 and 3,300 square feet, and prices tend to vary as well, falling between the high $800s and low $1M.


SilverLeaf is one of the largest master-planned communities in Northeast Florida, and is known for containing some of the most beautiful Colonial Style homes in the St. John's area. SilverLeaf Village is where home buyers will find both three and four bedroom homes, all of which feature two or three bathrooms and a two-car garage. Those who buy homes at SilverLeaf can enjoy colonial architecture as well as contemporary amenities, which include dog parks, multiple pools, a field house, event pavilion, and several tennis and pickleball courts. Perhaps most importantly, SilverLeaf ensures residents have easy access to downtown St. Augustine, which is home to dining, entertainment, and shopping. Homes at SilverLea start in the mid-$400s.

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