Jacksonville Historic Homes For Sale

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Jacksonville Historic Homes For Sale

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2234 River Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$5,750,000

2234 River Rd, JACKSONVILLE

7 Beds 8 Baths 8,257 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1177727
5329 Commissioners Dr, JACKSONVILLE

$4,349,000

5329 Commissioners Dr, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 6 Baths 6,524 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1189706
1301 Riverbirch Ln, JACKSONVILLE

$4,195,000

1301 Riverbirch Ln, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 7 Baths 8,266 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1152649
4423 Glen Kernan Pkwy E, JACKSONVILLE

$2,995,000

4423 Glen Kernan Pkwy E, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,774 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1183051
13714 Longs Landing Rd W, JACKSONVILLE

$2,795,000

↓ $100,000

13714 Longs Landing Rd W, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 6 Baths 5,132 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1183993
1205 Windsor Harbor Dr, JACKSONVILLE

$2,500,000

1205 Windsor Harbor Dr, JACKSONVILLE

6 Beds 6 Baths 6,480 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1188757
13616 Queens Harbor Blvd, JACKSONVILLE

$2,300,000

↓ $100,000

13616 Queens Harbor Blvd, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,331 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1187738
1414 Roberts Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$1,999,000

1414 Roberts Rd, JACKSONVILLE

6 Beds 7 Baths 5,864 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1165707
4580 Julington Creek Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$1,750,000

4580 Julington Creek Rd, JACKSONVILLE

6 Beds 7 Baths 5,545 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1164081
2012 River Bluff Rd N, JACKSONVILLE

$1,725,000

↓ $100,000

2012 River Bluff Rd N, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,532 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1179683
1106 Eutaw Pl, JACKSONVILLE

$1,600,000

↓ $95,000

1106 Eutaw Pl, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 4 Baths 3,379 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1174559
1003 Greenridge Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$1,599,000

↓ $25,900

1003 Greenridge Rd, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,439 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1176862
1347 Windsor Harbor Dr, JACKSONVILLE

$1,500,000

1347 Windsor Harbor Dr, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 5 Baths 4,807 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1178927
2311 Laurel Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$1,500,000

↓ $50,000

2311 Laurel Rd, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,418 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1174637
1103 Cedar Bay Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$1,325,000

↓ $74,999

1103 Cedar Bay Rd, JACKSONVILLE

6 Beds 5 Baths 4,495 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1175141
2865 Cassia Ln, JACKSONVILLE

$1,059,000

↓ $30,000

2865 Cassia Ln, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,053 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1183259
4721 Mariners Point Dr, JACKSONVILLE

$975,000

4721 Mariners Point Dr, JACKSONVILLE

5 Beds 5 Baths 3,912 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1191478
2986 Danube Ct, JACKSONVILLE

$899,000

↓ $51,000

2986 Danube Ct, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,193 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1181114
3038 Pescara Dr, JACKSONVILLE

$880,000

↓ $30,000

3038 Pescara Dr, JACKSONVILLE

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,597 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1181930
968 & 970 Glynlea Rd, JACKSONVILLE

$865,000

↓ $70,000

968 & 970 Glynlea Rd, JACKSONVILLE

6 Beds 4 Baths 2,436 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1171758
12638 Costas Way, JACKSONVILLE

$856,170

12638 Costas Way, JACKSONVILLE

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,951 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1184668

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Characteristics of a Jacksonville Historic Home

If you’re in the market for a home with a bit more history and charm, you may want to consider one of Jacksonville’s many historic homes and residences. Unlike some Florida communities, where sprawling new construction developments dominate the local housing landscape, Jacksonville has a very healthy inventory of historic homes with classic architectural features, particularly in some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods close to downtown. It's in these parts of the city you’ll find a wide-ranging mix of historic homes, including some bungalows, Victorians, Queen Anne homes, and other popular styles that have a bit more of a Florida flair. Driven out of Downtown Jacksonville following the Great Fire of 1901, many of the city’s most prominent residents chose to build new homes in some of downtown’s nearby neighborhoods, and many of these homes still stand today.

While historic homes are celebrated for their diversity and uniqueness, you're also likely to find some slightly newer homes in Jacksonville during your search that still qualify as an older, vintage residence. Authentic mid-century modern homes come to mind and are certainly available in Jacksonville for those who appreciate older homes but perhaps still prefer more of a modern layout or floor plan. 

Jacksonville Neighborhoods Where Historic Homes Are Common 

If you want a true historic home in Jacksonville, it makes sense to start your home search to one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Avondale is a Jacksonville community that certainly checks this box, and it's a location that also provides residents with easy access to area shops, restaurants, parks, and rec centers. Additionally, its proximity to Downtown Jacksonville is also an advantage prospective home buyers love, especially those who commute to the heart of the city regularly. You'll find that homes in Avondale vary greatly in size and design. On one hand there are plenty of smaller bungalows dating back to the 1920s, or you might see a renovated two-story with ample living space overlooking the park. 

As the oldest neighborhood in Jacksonville, the Springfield Historic District is another great place to begin a historic home search. Close to Downtown Jacksonville, Springfield is full of bungalows, as well as restored mansions that remain some of the city's most expensive properties. It's in the Springfield neighborhood that buyers will find some of the best examples of 19th and early 20th century architecture in Jacksonville. Along with classic bungalow-style homes, you’ll also find Mediterranean-style residences, Colonial Revivals and quite the collection of Queen Anne-style homes as well. 

Pros & Cons of Buying a Jacksonville Historic Home

If you’re thinking about buying a historic home in Jacksonville, it's important to know a little bit about the home's history. As with any historic home, you’re probably getting something a little more unique, as opposed to a home with more cookie-cutter characteristics. The upside is that many older homes tend to hold their value well, especially if they're well-maintained and architecturally prominent. Furthermore, if you're someone who prefers living close to downtown or in the middle of a walkable historic district, Jacksonville historic homes are absolutely worth considering. 

 

But like with all things real estate, there may be some limitations you'll have to weigh if you purchase a home in a designated historic district. Similar to an HOA community, home owners may need to get approval before making any outside changes to the property. Additionally, you may also find that you must use historically authentic materials, which can add to the overall cost of the improvement. It’s possible, too, that you may run into some roadblocks when it comes to home insurance and financing with an older home. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to talk with your insurance company and secure pre-approval early in the process. A home inspection is definitely a good idea in any home buying situation, but it’s especially important for older historic homes that may have some hidden issues you'll want to address before signing on the dotted line. 

 

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