Palencia is located in St. Johns County, a unique place where important history, natural beauty and economic progress are friendly neighbors. With nearby beaches and waterways, preserved wetlands, eclectic shopping and dining, and easy access to downtown Jacksonville, it’s no wonder St. Johns County is one of the First Coast’s most desirable areas.
Palencia offers 2,642 residential homes, 300,000 square foot of retail space, 600,000 square foot of office space, unparalled amenities and a wide variety of housing opportunities. Community amenities include an athletic park, a swim and fitness center, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills, a 10-court tennis center, a golf clubhouse and more than 30 acres of parks with walking, biking and jogging trails.
Palencia has been recognized for quality residential construction, recreation, shopping, golf and a spectacular natural landscape, all found in one community. Ideally situated as the central gathering point of the community, Palencia Village features the golf clubhouse, the swim and fitness center, the tennis center, the golf practice facility and the picturesque Village Green. In addition, Market Street — the main thoroughfare in the village — is designed for small retail shops, offices and live/work units. This proximity creates a true community, promoting neighborly interaction from a bygone era.