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Pretty and quaint

A very pretty part of Jacksonville. It makes one feel they are in a small town not a big city... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Margarite H
New york, United States
Beautiful neighborhood to stroll around

The houses in Avondale are amazing. Strongly recommend taking the guided tour offered in the... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Eduardo V
Jacksonville, Florida
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All reviews memorial park five points nice neighborhood points area antique shops great place to live king st turn of the century arts market cummer museum beautiful area johns river nice walk downtown jacksonville homes parks architecture
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

A very pretty part of Jacksonville. It makes one feel they are in a small town not a big city. The park is lovely.

1  Thank Margarite H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The houses in Avondale are amazing. Strongly recommend taking the guided tour offered in the brochure of the owners association. Just walking around, comparing houses, looking at the beautiful gardens and the river brings a peaceful mindset. Every year, some owners get together to do...More

2  Thank Eduardo V
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The historic district has it all:elegant homes ,happening places, hundreds of restaurants, wonderful oaks, lush vegetation, superb river views and access, lots of parks, cute bungalows and the list goes on and on

Thank david h
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I have been to Avondale twice to eat at two different and excellent restaurants. I would love to return for a two hour walk around the interesting shops. Parking can be trying.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Adjacent to the St. Johns River, the Riverside historic district is quite extensive with older homes, human scale retail, several parks and a walkable street environment. Definitely worth a visit.

2  Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Wow! Huge estates, huge Spanish moss covered oak trees, and even boutique shops and restaurants....incredible area

3  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I visit my brother frequently in Jacksonville and he lives in Avondale. The area has beautiful homes and caters to families. There are a number of little areas boasting boutique shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and everything people in the neighborhood could need. Definitely a great...More

3  Thank AKBGa
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We moved from gorgeous St. Augustine to this area ten months ago and couldn't be happier. I'm originally from New Orleans, so the historic homes, tree-lined street, oak trees with moss and walkability remind me of home. If you want diversity, you've found the right...More

6  Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

the area is beautiful with older houses that are simply gorgeous. They have huge oak trees lining the streets and beautiful parks.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

good place to walk around or ride bikes, there are a few places to eat as well...the park is nice and the area seems pretty safe

Thank John D
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6 July 2018|
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Response from Gloria K | Reviewed this property |
There are Bed and Breakfast home on Riverdale ave, near the famous FIVE POINTS, there are lots of different restaurants, my fav is Derby, and lots of unique stores. As a hotel/motel your nearest stay will be downtown.
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