Find Mandarin Apartments in Jacksonville
Mandarin is located just south of Downtown Jacksonville and east of the St. Johns River. Mandarin apartments feature many families and young professionals who are settling in the area. It is one of the best neighborhoods in Jacksonville with a lot to offer. Mandarin features large and small homes, with many including a view of one of the branches of the St. Johns River.
Mandarin Apartments: Lease Types
The perfect Mandarin apartment awaits when you choose to live in this area. You can choose from a wide range of apartment styles. Most apartments are gated communities and feature amenities such as a club house, pool, business centers, picnic areas, and many more great features.
Mandarin Apartments: Features and Amenities
Apartments in Mandarin offer many great features and amenities. Some of the features include playgrounds, club houses, outdoor kitchens with grills, courtesy patrolling, business center, organized resident activates, and so much more. If there are certain features you want, check out our search option and choose the features that are most important to you to narrow down your Mandarin apartment choices.
Some of the great amenities that are included with Mandarin apartments include ceiling fans in all bedrooms and living area, tiled floors, carpeting in the bedrooms and living areas, fully equipped kitchens, optional washer/dryers, walk-in closets, and much more. Some even include cable and internet at no additional charge. Again, check out our search option to choose the amenities that are important to you.
More about Mandarin Apartments
Mandarin apartments are close to the major interstates that service all of Jacksonville. Located right off of I-295, Mandarin includes the main roads of San Jose Blvd, Old St. Augustine Road and the I-95/I-295 interchange. Just a short trip South on I-95, you can find yourself in Green Cove Springs and St. Augustine. Mandarin is a quiet, family-oriented area with relatively low crime.
Schools in the Mandarin area are above average for Jacksonville. Mandarin is also the hub for families and professionals who work all around the Jacksonville area. It tends to be more costly than other areas of Jacksonville. With the many branches of the St. Johns River that run through Mandarin, water sports are very popular in this area.
Mandarin is full of history. It is one of the oldest communities of Jacksonville and you can see that by driving down some of the roads in the area. Located throughout Mandarin you can find expansive historic waterfront mansions with large oak trees lining the streets. Harriet Beecher Stowe had a winter home in Mandarin. Her book, Palmetto Leaves, is based on her experiences while in Florida. While her home is no longer standing, all throughout Mandarin you can see traces of her. What is now the Mandarin Community Club, was the site of The Mandarin School, which educated black and white students together. Stowe was instrumental in spearheading this project. Harriet and her husband, Calvin Stowe, supported the establishment of the Episcopal Church of Our Savior. While the original building was destroyed in 1964 by a hurricane, the church rebuilt and is still there today. You can also visit the Mandarin Historical Society to learn about Stowe’s history and visit other historical sites throughout the Mandarin area.
Mandarin is also home to Clark’s Fish Camp. Clark’s Fish Camp is located on the beautiful Julington Creek and features indoor and creek side dining. Clark’s is home to the largest privately owned collections of taxidermy in the country. The collection features lions, tigers, monkeys, bears, giraffes, deer, bobcats, and a flock of birds, all featured within several sectioned eating areas. Their menu includes quality seafood, giant 3 lb. prime rib, chicken, as well as exotic meat such as gator, rabbit, ostrich, kangaroo, and many more. Clark’s will become your favorite place to eat in the area, besides your home cooked meals you prepare in your Mandarin apartment kitchen!
Finding the perfect Mandarin apartment offers convenience, many shopping and dining choices, and fun for everyone in your family. Make plans now to view the wide selection of apartments in this area and settle in for an enjoyable lifestyle.