For the person who loves large lots, mature trees, parks and fishing, jogging and walking, the Moultrie area is the place to be. There is a wonderful county park located along the intra-coastal waterway at St Augustine South. There is also a boat ramp located here. In St Augustine Shores there is a nine hole Golf Course and The Riverview Club with a pool that you can join. By the Riverview Club is a large green area with a fishing dock.
Most of the neighborhoods, St Augustine South, St Augustine Shores, Moultrie Foreside, Moultrie Trace, Moultrie Trails, Oakbluff, Oakbrook, Moses Creek, Sea Pines, Creekside, are near water and jogging trails. Two of these neighborhoods have community pools, clubhouses, playgrounds, etc.
There is a park located off of Wildwood Drive called Treaty Park and it also has a dog park area for your furry friends.
If you want to live in St John’s County because of the schools but work in Jacksonville, it is quite convenient to 95. You can simply go south west on Wildwood Drive and take it to SR 207 for easy access to 95 going North or South, 10 minutes from most places. Most of these neighborhoods are in the county property tax bracket and your homeowners insurance will be less. In some neighborhoods you will not be required to carry flood insurance. It is also only a 15 to 20 minute drive to either St Augustine or Crescent Beach and Historic Downtown St Augustine.