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Community Spotlight – Palencia FL

By February 2, 2021No Comments
Community Spotlight - Palencia FL

Considering relocating to Northeast Florida? Want a nice, quiet, luxurious home away from the hustle and bustle of larger cities but don’t want too long of a commute? Then the community of Palencia may be just what you’re looking for.

Palencia, Florida

Location and Housing Prices

The small, private community of Palencia is located just 11 miles northwest of St Augustine and 30 miles southeast of Jacksonville. According to, the Palencia real estate market is considered a “balanced market“. That means that the number of buyers and sellers on the market are pretty even. The median sale price at the time of this post is $425,000. However, prices for Palencia homes currently on the market range between $149,900 to $2,250,000. Most of the houses in Palencia are single-family homes. Even so, you might find a condo or two available for sale. 


You will never be bored when you live in Palencia. If your idea of heaven is a day on the links, then you’ll love the 18-hole, Arthur Hill designed golf course at the Palencia Club. When you’re through, have a bit at the Palencia Grille or Members’ Bistro inside the clubhouse. The Fitness Center includes a lap pool. Practice your backhand on the tennis courts. Basketball courts, soccer fields, and baseball fields allow you to play whatever sport you like. Get your aerobic workout by walking or jogging along the miles of trails that meander through the neighborhood. Treat yourself to a relaxing massage or a day of beauty at their world-class spa. Need some retail therapy? Visit Palencia Village Square. Peruse hundreds of displays at dozens of lovely boutiques. 

If Palencia sounds like the perfect community for you, contact the Welch Team. We’d love to set up a private tour of any home you’d like to see.