Mandarin Real Estate & Community Information in Florida
The upscale suburban community of Mandarin is located within the city of Jacksonville in the southwestern corner of Duval County. Duval County is situated in the northeastern part of the state, bordering the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Nassau County on the north. Mandarin itself is approximately 20 miles south of downtown Jacksonville and has easy access to interstates 295 and 95. Mandarin's real estate offerings include a lovely selection of single-family homes, estate properties, townhouses, waterfront condos, and land parcels for custom home development
The community's location between the St. Johns River and Julington Creek offers residents a quiet suburban lifestyle combined with the big city appeal of Jacksonville with boat access to the St. Johns River. Mandarin has become one of Jacksonville's most desirable areas. The community is minutes away from abundant shopping, dining and the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville. Mandarin is also just a 30 minute drive from Atlantic beaches and historic St. Augustine.
For recreation, residents can enjoy Jacksonville's expansive park district — the largest urban park system in the county — and the many community events organized by Jacksonville's Office of Special Events. Golf courses, tennis courts and swimming pools can be found throughout the city. For visitors or residents seeking evening entertainment, local nightlife is lively as well. The region's history continues to influence its culture. Festivals and other events are frequent and there are many historical sites nearby for Mandarin residents to enjoy. Mandarin students are served by the Duval County School District.
Mandarin Community Guide