fleming island fl: EAGLE HARBOR RESIDENTS ARE SO SPECIAL! - 05/02/11 10:20 PM
EAGLE HARBOR RESIDENTS ARE SO SPECIAL! An Eagle Harbor resident just returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. His family asked neighbors to put flags out on the street to honor him when he came home. Here is the result and I just wish I could really let you see what it looked like. Imagine my surprise when I turned the corner while walking our dog. It brought tears to my eyes. These flags speak of the friendliness and kindness of Eagle Harbor and its residents. We have lived quite a few places, but nothing matches the great group of … (6 comments)

fleming island fl: Mellow Wednesdays on Fleming Island FL - 10/06/10 11:43 PM

Mellow Wednesdays on Fleming Island FL Come join us for Mellow Wednesdays at Mellow Mushroom on Fleming Island $1 wine and $2 beer and a live band. A really GREAT live band! With CDs occasionally for sale! A combination jazzy, country, rap band, everything from Johnny Cash to Eminem, appealing to all age groups.   Guests were swaying to the beat, dancing, and really into the vibe at the happening Mellow Mushroom. We went tonight for the first time to celebrate...well more about that later. We celebrated and it was great! I didn't want to leave because the music was … (6 comments)

fleming island fl: Eagle Harbor Golf Club Hosts Inaugural Challenged Athletes Golf Tournament - 09/07/10 11:22 PM
Eagle Harbor Golf Club Hosts Inaugural Challenged Athletes Foundation & Camp No Limits Golf Tournament Eagle Harbor is pleased to host the inaugural Challenged Athletes Foundation & Camp No Limits Tournament at the Eagle Harbor Golf Club. 100% of the net proceeds will be divided between Camp No Limits and Challenged Athletes Foundation. DATE: Saturday, October 2, 1010 TIME: 2 PM Shotgun Start FORMAT: Captain's Choice Scramble COST: $75 per player OR $300 per foursome INCLUDES: Golf, prizes and dinner BENEFITTING: Camp No Limits & Challenged Athletes Foundation BONUS! INFORMATION: 904-269-9300 Eagle Harbor Golf Shop EMAIL: Jim Houston - jhouston@hamptongolfclubs.com There … (0 comments)

fleming island fl: DEBATE for Clay County School Board Candidates, July 20, 2010 at Fleming Island High School - 07/19/10 10:58 AM
On Tuesday July 20 at 7PM at Fleming Island High School, The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a school board forum for those candidates in contested races in District 1 and District 5.
 It is tremendously important that you as a concerned citizen, parent, business owner or operator attend.  This is the best way to have an understanding of the candidates' positions on key issues and also their qualifications.  Please get the word out to your friends, co-workers and family who care about the future of the Clay County Schools.
We have some of the best schools … (0 comments)

fleming island fl: HOLD HANDS 4 HAITI ~ ATTENTION FLEMING ISLAND RESIDENTS! - 02/09/10 12:50 PM
HOLD HANDS 4 HAITI ~ ATTENTION FLEMING ISLAND RESIDENTS!
Calling ALL FLEMING ISLAND RESIDENTS - you can do something to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Hold Hands 4 Haiti is coming to Fleming Island!
Saturday, February 20, 2010
10:00 AM
Hold Hands from Doctor's Lake to Black Creek

Join us as we symbolically hold hands from Florida to Haiti, from Fleming Island to Gressier. Your tax deductible gift will go directly to feed, heal and clothe the Haitian people so devastated by the recent earthquake.
FISH Ministries is sponsoring the event. They have been involved in Haiti for … (0 comments)

fleming island fl: Eagle Harbor Waterfront Park (Fleming Island FL) - 05/26/09 06:05 PM
The Waterfront Park at Eagle Harbor is located on Doctor's Lake at the end of Eagle Harbor Parkway.
The park features an Adults Only (in summer months) Heated Pool with swimming lap lanes and a spa-like area where you can sip your favorite beverage and visit with friends. Rafts are allowed - what better way to get a tan? Early morning swim is available many months of the year.

There is a Beach Entry Pool which joins a Sprayground.

The Kiddie Pool with a Frog Waterslide is fenced and separate from the other Pools.
There is … (1 comments)

fleming island fl: Fleming Island Movie Theatre Opens March 20! - 03/14/09 12:40 AM
Just in time for Spring Break! Carmike's Fleming Island Cinemas will open March 20, over a month ahead of schedule! If you look closely at the photo, you can see that the interior looks almost finished.
Fleming Islanders can't wait to have our very own movie theatre. Local restaurants have already lined up, prepared for the hungry crowds that will descend in just a week. Fleming Island Eateries Cater to New Carmike Cinemas Theatre
Carmike Cinemas caters to medium-sized towns and equips their theatres with state-of-the-art equipment. The 12-screen theatre on Fleming Island will be no exception. Stay tuned to see … (5 comments)

fleming island fl: Eagle Harbor on Fleming Island FL - 2411 Cobble Creek Court - 03/14/09 12:01 AM
JUST LISTED! 2411 Cobble Creek Court, Fleming Island, Florida. This  home is located in Black Creek @ Eagle Harbor, the area of Eagle Harbor south of C.R. 220.
Settle down in quiet elegance or entertain vibrantly in this spectacular 5 bedroom 3 1/2 bath two-story home offered at $449,000. This popular Castille II floor plan by Cornerstone Homes is 3,321 sq. ft., and is a true 5 bedroom home plus a large bonus/loft area on the second floor.
Upgrades include: plantation shutters, crown molding, extensive Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, granite counters in the kitchen, a food prep island that includes a … (2 comments)

fleming island fl: Fleming Island FL YMCA Offers Teen Membership - 03/10/09 10:55 PM
The Barco-Newton YMCA on Fleming Island is offering teen memberships for $25 a month. The whole family doesn't have to join just to have your teen enjoy the benefits of the Y. Teen membership began in October 2008, according to Associate Executive Director Gregg Zeitz.
The YMCA offers classes on learning the exercise equipment for a reasonable fee. The next class starts this month. Call 904-278-9622 to sign up. It's important to learn to use the equipment properly to avoid injury and get the most out of your workout. Students work with personal trainers one-on-one to help them develop their technique.
(2 comments)

fleming island fl: Deadline for Homestead Exemption on Primary Residence - 02/22/09 11:31 PM
The deadline for applying for Homestead Exemption for Property Taxes on your Primary Residence is March 1.
Save money on your Property Tax Bill!
Who qualifies?
1. People who purchased a home*  January 1 - December 31, 2008.
2. The home* must be their primary residence, not a vacation home or second home.
What do I need to do?
1. You must have a copy of the deed to your property. If you are a first time buyer, you also need your social security number.
2. Take it to the Orange Park branch office at 1518 Park Avenue or the … (3 comments)

fleming island fl: Please Take Your Home Off the Market! - 01/24/09 12:29 AM
What? A Realtor telling a Seller to get their home off the market? Not convincing them to "List with me?"
YES. If you don't HAVE TO SELL your home right now, this is not the time to test the market. Unless you are ready to price your home for market value TODAY and not market value a year or even two months ago, then please don't add to the glut of homes for sale.
Why, you ask?
1. Jacksonville has 12,937 homes on the market, down from 14,081 in September 2008. 11,257 are single family homes. 1,076 are townhomes. The rest are … (18 comments)

fleming island fl: 2008 Market Report - Features in Homes Sold in Eagle Harbor, Fleming Island, FL - 01/17/09 01:01 PM
So just what does it take to sell a home in Eagle Harbor on Fleming Island these days? Of all homes on the market, only 99 sold in 2008.
Buyers prefer homes with upgrades and over 30% had a lot with a view.
26 homes - granite or solid surface counters
15 homes - stainless steel appliances
23 homes - hardwood flooring
6 homes - swimming pools
34 homes - lots with a view - golf course, lagoon, conservation or a combination of the three.
80% of the homes sold had one or more of the above features. Only 20% sold … (2 comments)

fleming island fl: 2008 Annual Market Report for Eagle Harbor, Fleming Island FL - 01/17/09 12:18 PM
Eagle Harbor sold 99 homes in 2008.
8 homes were new construction. All the new construction homes sold were built in 2007, none in 2008.
12 homes were Corporate Relocations and 2 were Corporate-owned.
5 homes were Short Sales (sold for less than the amount of the mortgage) and 2 were REO (foreclosed and owned by the bank). So, 7% were Short Sales/REO.
Over 75% of all transactions were conventional or cash.
The least expensive sold: $164,900, 1472 sq. ft. in Brookstone - an Estate Sale. This was also the smallest home sold.
The most expensive sold: $875,000, 4,256 sq. ft. … (2 comments)

fleming island fl: FLEMING ISLAND EATERIES CATER TO NEW CARMIKE CINEMAS THEATRE - 01/12/09 11:45 PM
When Carmike Cinemas Theatre opens this Spring, no one will have to go far to find food. A handful of eateries are already open and waiting to welcome patrons of the 12-screen complex.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RESTAURANTS BELOW ARE WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE FROM THE 500-CAR PARKING LOT SHOWN ABOVE.

 
 
 
MoJo Smokehouse BBQ & Blues opened this past Spring and it has been a big hit with people in our office. They have real Carolina BBQ and they even serve Cheerwine! The quality of the food is great and the interior has more atmosphere … (4 comments)

fleming island fl: FLEMING ISLAND CARMIKE CINEMAS THEATRE OPENS SPRING 2009 - 01/12/09 11:36 PM
Fleming Island FL is growing up. In just a few months, our new movie theater opens. . O'Connor Development negotiated with Carmike Cinemas, whose headquarters are in Columbus, GA, to build a 12-screen, 42,000 square-foot theater complex on Town Center Boulevard just south of the intersection of East West Parkway.
Carmike Cinemas has over 250 theatres in 36 states across America, specializing in communities of 100,000 or less. According to their website, they are leaders in digital cinema and also 3-D cinema. For more information about Carmike, visit their website at www.carmike.com.
The opening is anticipated to be in May … (6 comments)

fleming island fl: 1916 Summit Ridge in Eagle Harbor on Fleming Island FL - Incredible Value! - 12/30/08 11:19 PM
This dramatic floor plan by John Long at 1916 Summit Ridge in Black Creek at Eagle Harbor is an incredible value.  1916 Summit Ridge is located in the Spring Creek neighborhood of Black Creek at Eagle Harbor, off Old Hard Road on Fleming Island.
Black Creek is part of Eagle Harbor and its amenities, but is located south of Highway 220. There is a water park with a nature walk to a dock on Black Creek. Development began in 2004, so the homes are newer and range from the mid $200,000s to $800,000s. There are three neighborhoods: Eagle Creek, Spring Creek … (6 comments)

fleming island fl: Hampton Golf Takes Over Eagle Harbor Golf and Pool Management - 10/20/08 10:54 PM
After 15 years, East West Partners has turned the reins  of the Eagle Harbor golf, tennis and swim amenities over to Hampton Golf.
Now that 99% of our community is built out, the CDD Board felt it was time for a change and they took the time to research and inquire of the residents via a public meeting to ask and answer questions back in the Spring.
Jim Houston is the new manager. I spoke with him today and he is very positive about joining us. He said his first priority was to catch up on some maintenance in and … (2 comments)

fleming island fl: Eagle Harbor on Fleming Island - Raising the Bar in the Jacksonville Area - 10/06/08 10:31 PM
It's been almost 20 years since East West Partners' land purchase on sleepy Fleming Island in the Clay County area of Jacksonville, Florida.  Their arrival would forever raise the bar for every community to follow in the entire Jacksonville area and most certainly Clay, St. Johns, Duval counties and Fleming Island as well.  Within four years, Eagle Harbor won the coveted Florida Association of Realtors ENVY Award for its environmental efforts and also the "Best Planned Community in North Florida" by the Northeast Florida Planning and Zoning Council.                                                                                           THE MOTTO OF THE DEVELOPERS.....

"You can … (8 comments)

fleming island fl: FLEMING ISLAND - REALLY IS AN ISLAND! - 07/29/08 04:47 PM
FLEMING ISLAND - REALLY IS AN ISLAND!
 It may seem obvious to readers looking at the map, but to the residents of this charming part of the greater Jacksonville area, we debate whether or not we are an island or a form of peninsula.  Named after George Fleming, who settled here in the late 1700's (yes, we even have some history here), Fleming Island borders Orange Park and Green Cove Springs with water all - or almost all - around.



PENINSULA OR ISLAND?
Water borders us
North - Doctor's Lake or Doctor's Inlet which is about 3300 acres, measuring … (2 comments)

 
Sharon Alters, Your Fleming Island Relocation Agents. (Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty) Rainmaker large

Sharon Alters

Your Fleming Island Relocation Agents.

Fleming Island, FL

More about me…

Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty

Address: 3168 U S Highway 17 S, Fleming Island, FL, 32003

Office: (904) 673-2308

Mobile: (904) 673-2308

Email Me



Listings

Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog