Neighborhoods and Homes inFar West Side

Overview

Far Westside is home of the notable Equestrian Center known for hosting regional and national events showcasing the best in horse competitions. Concerts and other events are held there when horse shows aren’t in town. The community features traditional and ranch-style single-family homes with quaint backyards that border a nature preserve. The close proximity to shopping and easy commute around town is an alluring amenity that residents take full advantage.
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Where to Live

Far Westside has new and established residential communities. If you are looking for brand new single-family homes with all the bells and whistles then head south of Argyle Forest Boulevard. Traditional and ranch-style established homes can be found north of Argyle Forest Boulevard and in the Argyle Forest community. Affordable apartment homes that fit your style and budget are in the surrounding areas of Argyle Forest and Blanding Boulevard.

Where to Eat

Blanding Boulevard is the hotspot for all your favorite eats. There’s something for everyone including a children’s restaurant specializing in pizza and arcade games. In the Argyle Forest area, New York style pizza, steak, fresh salads, and subs are just a few of the delights in the neighborhood. Wake up your taste buds with freshly baked bread and desserts from a local bakery. For a fine dining experience, head south of Argyle Forest Boulevard to a Victorian-style home featuring American delicacies and a charming view of a garden.

What You'll See

A diverse community is the signature for most of Jacksonville neighborhoods and Far Westside doesn’t fall short. The area has attracted folks from all over due to the suburban appeal with the amenity of state parks for outside activities. Although residential communities and businesses make up most of the neighborhood, nature preserves and greenery still borders sections of the area.

Friday Night Fun

Bring a date and relax at the piano lounge just south of Argyle Forest Boulevard. Enjoy live music and a comfortable atmosphere while socializing with friends. Catch a movie at a local theater or kickback with some friends at the local neighborhood pub for a refreshing drink on Wells Road.

The Perfect Sunday

Grab a backpack and go for a hike on a trail at Branan Field Mitigation Park. Keep an eye out for tortoises, birds, and carnivorous plants. For thrill seekers or aviation enthusiasts, Herlong Recreational Airport offers skydiving and flight lessons. Far Westside offers a variety of shops and shopping centers that would make it easy to spend a day just browsing. If you want to keep it simple, stop by the local coffee shop and do some people watching while sipping on a mocha latte.

Locals Love

Shopping centers • Easy access to hiking, fishing and boating • Close proximity to highway • A variety of dining options.

Locals Don't Love

Overcrowded shops during peak hours • Heavy traffic on Blanding Blvd • Frequent stops at traffic lights.

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Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.