Sawgrass is a member city of St. Johns County, one of Florida's most affluent, exciting, and active counties. Attractions in the area include Fort Clinch State Park, Guana-Tolomato Matanzas National Esturaine Research Reserve, Jacksonville Zoo and the World Golf Village Hall of Fame, to name a few. The nearest museums to Sawgrass include the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, the Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of Science & History. For those who enjoy live performances, the Alhambra Dinner Theatre, the Jacksonville Symphony, the Times Union Center for Performing Arts and the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena are all just a short drive away.
Located in the heart of Sawgrass near picturesque Ponte Vedra Beach is the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa. This resort is a refreshing retreat from the typical Jacksonville hotels, offering a unique blend of boundless recreation, luxurious accommodations and astounding beauty. The Sawgrass Marriott is also home to the PGA Tour where professional golfers compete for the Players Championship on the resorts TPC Stadium Course with its famed 17th island green, one of the most photographed golf holes in the entire world. Four other golf courses are located on the property as is a 20,000 square foot spa facility, six restaurants and lounges and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel's lap of luxury theme is indicative of the lifestyle the city of Sawgrass' residents seek to portray and is the perfect compliment to an area already rich in beauty and culture.
Over 97% of Sawgrass residents have a high school or higher education with over 60% possessing four year college degrees. To this end, an emphasis on the local education system is top priority, along with environmental preservation concerns. The University of North Florida and Florida Community College are both located within 20 miles of Sawgrass while large universities such as Bethune-Cookman and the University of Florida are located about an hour away in Daytona and Gainesville, respectively.
The nearest international airport is 30 miles away in Jacksonville while a smaller, regional airport is located a bit closer in St. Augustine. Overall, travel in and out of Sawgrass is relatively simple. Interstate 95 is the main artery that connects residents of Sawgrass to the outside world. Drives to cities like Palm Valley, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Fruit Cove, Villano Beach, St. Augustine, and Jacksonville can be accomplished in less than thirty minutes while longer drives to cities like Daytona are still no more than 70 miles down the coast.
All in all, Sawgrass is an excellent place to reside. Year round sunshine, an endless stretch of white sand beaches, world-class golf and tennis facilities, boundless ocean and land recreation, exciting cultural attractions and a vibrant, thriving economy make living in Sawgrass relaxing and enjoyable. So, for those seeking a better way of life, consider purchasing property in Sawgrass today and take the first step toward the resort-like lifestyle you have always dreamed of.
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