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The Fun Doesn’t End at La Fontana! Try These Six Great Day Trips

If you’re contemplating a move to the fabulous condo community at La Fontana in Florida, you have a world of adventures ahead of you! Not only will you be in a celebrated golfing community adjacent to famous courses and the World Golf Village, but you’re within an hour or two of major day-trip options. Do you prefer contemplative gardens, historic sites, state parks, water sports or a frenzied motor speedway?  Whatever your preferences, you won’t be at a loss for activities year ‘round.

Kanopaha Botanical Gardens. These spectacular gardens in Gainesville, Fla., feature the state’s largest public display of bamboos and the largest herb garden in the Southeast, along with a pool of lily pads, each the size of a city fountain. A paved walkway leads visitors throughout the gardens and to the frequent garden events like the Spring Garden Festival and the Moonlight Walk with music and 1,500 luminaries.

New Smyrna Beach. Quaint shops and cafes, a thriving arts community and a small-town feel distinguish this cozy beach community. Its own Apollo Beach is a segment of the Canaveral National Seashore. For those with surfing in their blood, bring your board. New Smyrna Beach is on National Geographic’s list of the world’s 20 best surf towns.

Blue Springs State Park. One of Florida’s 1,000 natural springs, you’ll find a wealth of things to do at Blue Springs on a hot Florida day. There’s swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, tubing, kayaking/canoeing, a boat tour, fishing, and camping. From October through March, enjoy a stroll along the raised boardwalk and watch the hundreds of manatees that shelter there during the cooler months.

Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach. This historic location was the summer place to be seen in the Victorian Age. Today, the island with the town of Fernandina Beach at its heart still retains that vintage charm while featuring both upscale and casual restaurants and resort destinations alongside docks and a pristine beach. As an extra bonus, join the popular Kayak Amelia members for a guided kayak or Segway tour.

Cumberland Island. Just north of the Florida/Georgia line is the town of St. Marys, Georgia, where you board the scenic ferry ride for Cumberland Island. Once there, you’ll stroll the shady dirt roads of the island past remnants of Carnegie family mansions. The island is popular as home to more than 100 wild horses who thrive as contentedly today as they did in the 16th century. It is also the secret location where John Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette married in 1996.

Daytona Speedway. If you are a NASCAR fan, or even if you’re not, you’ll enjoy Daytona’s Speedway Tour. From the Tour Tram, you’ll feel the excitement of traversing the 31-degree high banks of the track. Later, you’ll climb to the top of the podium in Gatorade Victory Lane and visit the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. There, you’ll see the many displays honoring all motorsports favorites like stock cars, sports cars, drag racers, powerboats and aviation.

These are just a few of the fun day-trip destinations near La Fontana. To plan a tour of La Fontana and learn more about the secure, low-maintenance living offered there, contact Sales Associate Larson Miniard at (904) 460-2938 or email larson@lafontanafl.com for more information. 

La Fontana at World Golf Village Attracting Buyers to Vibrant Community

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La Fontana at World Golf Village

Situated in the heart of World Golf Village and surrounded by 2,700 acres of nature preserve, La Fontana at World Golf Village is one of the only new condominium communities being built in this choice area. La Fontana has been receiving increased attention from buyers, and Phase 1 is nearly 50 percent sold.

La Fontana offers gorgeous three- and four-bedroom condominium homes, located in the Residences neighborhood, with scenic frontage along the 8thhole of the Bobby Weed-designed Slammer & Squire Golf Course. Purchasing a home in La Fontana is an ideal opportunity for buyers who wish to “rightsize.” Rightsizing is ideal for homeowners who want to re-think the space they need, but still maintain the lifestyle and amenities they want.

Residences in La Fontana offer the feel of a stand-alone home with a low-maintenance lifestyle. Homes feature gourmet kitchens, attractive master suites, private detached garages and spacious screened lanais with beautiful nature and golf course views. Sophisticated finishes and high-tech conveniences abound.

“Truly, the residents of La Fontana have it all, and homeowners in World Golf Village love living in this vibrant area,” said Michael Bugg, Principal, The Condo Group LLC. The Condo Group is managing sales and marketing activities for La Fontana at World Golf Village. “We have been pleased with the sales in Phase 1 and anticipate that these residences will not be available for long. I would encourage buyers to act now and visit our model home to experience this community for themselves.”

 

La Fontana residences are priced starting at $280,000 and range from 2,125 square feet to 2,682 square feet. Grand entrance foyers, gorgeous wood floors, open and flexible living and dining areas, and a private patio or deck attached to the master suite – these are just a few of the beautiful features that residents can enjoy. For a limited time, buyers are able to customize their home during construction, including select changes and upgrades to the floorplan.

Community amenities in La Fontana include an Olympic-size swimming pool and Jacuzzi, a clubhouse and state-of-the-art workout facility. Residents also have access to facilities at the nearby King & Bear community, which includes pools and lighted tennis courts, 2,700 acres of nature trails and two of the area’s finest championship golf courses.

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Serene Nature Views

In addition to having the nearby attractions of World Golf Village, which include the World Golf Hall of Fame, PGA Tour Golf Academy and IMAX 3D Experience Theater, La Fontana is located approximately 20 minutes from St. Augustine, its cultural attractions, shops, restaurants, outlet malls and scenic beaches. The city of Jacksonville is a short drive away on I-95, and there are also a number of world class medical facilities in the region, including Flagler Hospital, Baptist South Hospital and Mayo Clinic.

La Fontana is being developed by WGV Residential Ventures I, LLC, and long-time builder partner Gantt Builders, LLC, who together have more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, development, renovation and construction. The team has constructed masterfully designed spaces that are full of luxurious and high-end appointments.

For more information about La Fontana at World Golf Village, visitLaFontanaFL.com or call (904) 460-2938. La Fontana is located at 90 Champions Way, St. Augustine, Fla., and its Sales Center is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.