Why Do People Live Here?
Some people enjoy how Lake Asbury area is a little farther out compared to Fleming Island, I’m one of them. It’s really not so far away from other areas, so you won’t have to drive long distances to get to shopping centers, restaurants, schools and more. It has a small cozy kind of feel to it. Many military folks live in this area. It’s an easy jump to get to Highway 17 to go north to get to NAS JAX. It does not take long to get to St Augustine, maybe about 35-40 mins to get to downtown by taking the scenic route through the back roads of Clay County and St Johns County. See the map below.
Looking for a Home in Asbury Downs in Lake Asbury?
Asbury Downs is another one of the older neighborhoods in the Lake Asbury area. The names of the roads in Asbury Downs are named after race horses. When I researched them, it seems they were from around 1919 to up to around the 1970s. The first single family home in Asbury Downs was built in 1995, the last of the 197 homes was built in 2004. Homes in Asbury Downs start around 1200 square feet and go up to almost 2100 square feet. In front of the neighborhood, a beautiful large pond, greets you when you’re coming home. When I was there taking some pictures, the local family of ducks, strolled up to me to see what I was doing.
There is a home owner’s association. Currently the dues are $198 per year. The company managing the HOA is PCM. They can be reached at 904-298-2321. Always confirm with them what the HOA dues are, as they can change.
What’s Going on Nearby Asbury Downs in Lake Asbury?
There’s a lot to do, that’s not far from Lake Asbury. If you want to go catch a movie, you can head over to Fleming Island and visit the Carmike 12 theater. If you haven’t filled up on popcorn and nachos, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. La Nopalara, is a popular one, Chilli’s, Steak and Shake, Pita Pit, Bono’s BBQ and that’s just a small sampling of what’s available. If you love to take your boat or jet skis out, then you have about Boat Ramps in Clay County to choose from. Between those 4 boat ramps, you will enjoy views from Black Creek, Doctors Lake and the St Johns River. Right across the street form Russell Oaks is the Ronnie Van Zant Park. There you can enjoy fishing, trail riding/walking, basketball, volleyball, tennis, birthday parties and a huge jungle gym.
If you buy a home in Asbury Downs, the schools that your kids will attend, if they are going to public schools are, Shadowlawn Elementary, Lake Asbury Jr High and Clay High School. Always check the Clay County School Board transportation for any zoning changes that may affect your situation.
Now You Really Want To Find A Home Here, Right?
If you are interested in the current Homes for Sale in Asbury Downs then click on that link. Our ‘for sale’ property information is a direct feed from the Northeast Florida MLS and is updated multiple times per day. You can also view homes for sale in Lake Asbury Area.
If you’re already an Asbury Downs or Lake Asbury area resident and want to know what houses are selling for in your neighborhood, please fill out my FREE Home Value Form. Within 24 hours, I’ll send you, via email, a list of all the available homes, homes under contract, plus homes that have sold in the past 6 months.