Karen Joyce Homes


Karen E. Joyce

East Coast Preferred Properties

(386) 986-8709 cell

(386) 445-9288 office

I'd like to help you buy a beautiful home by the beach in Palm Coast, Florida. The lovely Palm Coast area is divided into two parts: the City of Palm Coast (west of the intracoastal waterway), and the Beachside (east of the waterway). The area has a growing number of gated communities. On the ocean or on the river, golf course or lake, condo, townhome or single family, tell me what you want and I will find it for you!

About the Area

The 22-mile stretch of oceanfront and oceanside land in Flagler County that borders St. John’s County to the north and Volusia County to the south is the only property on the east coast of Florida that has not been fully developed. It has been discovered, however, and there’s a great deal of interest and activity in the area. In recent years, Flagler County has been the fastest-growing county in the United States.This area has 22 miles of bicycle paths, scenic ocean views, and several beautiful state and local parks. The highway alongside it, Route A1A, has been designated a “scenic highway” by the federal government. The prestigious Hammock area, located along this route, has many beautiful gated communities and homes, including two first-class oceanfront golf courses. One of the few coastal areas not in a metropolis, there is no traffic congestion. However, the historic and oldest city in America, St. Augustine, is only 20 miles to the north, and popular Daytona Beach is 30 miles to the south.

Yes, the lovely city of Palm Coast and its beaches have been discovered. But unlike the cities in South Florida, it is not wall-to-wall people and shops. There’s still room for you to make it your piece of paradise too.

Visit Flagler

Flagler Beach: “a retro town with salty style” (video).

Map of Palm Coast (via Google Maps)

Golf
Ocean Hammock Resort
Grand Haven (private)Hammock Dunes (private)
Cypress Knoll, Matanzas Wood, & Pine Lakes (Hampton Golf Grand Club courses, semi-private & open to the public)
Two new public golf courses: Palm Harbor (to open spring 2009) and the Grand Reserve

Resorts: Rentals & Shopping
Town Center at Palm Coast
European Village
(See European Village condo for sale under Listings in Palm Coast. Contact Karen for information on the rental program at European Village.)

Sights
Marineland of Florida
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Washington Oaks State Park
St. Augustine (“the Nation’s Oldest City”)

Business
Palm Coast Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Flagler

Municipal
Flagler County Government
Flagler County Public Schools

Commercial Developments
The Roma Court:  Under construction. Two story buildings with retail shops and restaurants. Underground parking garage has 88 spaces in adition to 187 spaces above ground.  Located in the heart of Palm Coast on Cypress Point Parkway.
Palm Coast Plaza:  Under construction. Located in front of the Home Depot Plaza with restaurants such as San Francisco Oven Restaurant, Houligan’s Irish Pub, and Bruester’s Ice Cream.
The Town Center:  Construction of phase I has begun on this huge project.   Completion is scheduled for 15 years in the future.  A large publix grocery store opened in November 2006.  Within the year, there will be completed a 14 movie theater complex with seating for 2400 and with several other new stores.   When finished the complex will have a combination of commercial space, restaurants, hotels, condominiums, townhouses and walking and biking areas.
Cinnamon Grove  Village:  Under construction in The Hammock at Palm Coast.  It will feature two commercial buildings for professional and retail space and 13 homesites east of the commercial buildings.   Within walking distance to the beach.
Cobblestone Village:  In the beginning and planning stage.  This will be the second largest shopping center in the area after the Volusia Mall in Daytona Beach.   It will be Palm Coasts largest retail complex.   Planned businesses are : Lowe’s, Belk’s, an office supply store, Linens-N-Things, Pier  1, Chili’s Restaurant, and PetsMart.
Palm Coast Park:  a 4,700 acre multi-use development along a 6 mile segment of US Highway 1 in the City of Palm Coast with development tracts available for commercial, including big box retail; light industrial; business park and various types of residential, including single-family and multi-family.
European Village Resort: This is the first of three phases to be completed. Now opened are street level retail shops and restaurants.   Above the commercial establishments are three floors of

condominiums that overlook the square. Second phase now under construction is the Sports Complex. Final phase will be a “Wellness Center”.

Restaurants in Flagler County
Atlantic Grille: Inside The Lodge at Ocean Hammock, 105 16th Road. In the Hammock at Palm Coast, On the ocean. Continental Cuisine. 386/447-4610

AyeJay’s Dockside Grill & Marina: 820 Moody Lane, Flagler Beach. On the Intracoastal Waterway. Continental/Cajun Cuisine. 386/439-4295
Barbara Jean’s: In European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, Palm Coast. Southern Cuisine. 386/597-5266Blue: 1224 Oceanshore Bld., Flagler Beach. Continental Cuisine. Be sure and check out the antique car show room in back! 386/439-4322
Bourbon Street Grill: 3 Utility Drive, Palm Coast. Seafood/Steak/Cajun Cuisine. 386/447-3026

Famous Philly’s Family Sports Pub: 215 St. Joe Plaza Dr., Palm Coast. Casual American. 386/245-5010
Francesco’s: 303 Moody Boulevard, Flagler Beach. Italian Cuisine. 386/439-9779

Highjacker’s Restaurant: 202 Airport Road, Bunnell. American Cuisine. 386/586-6078
High Tides Snack Jack: 2905 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach. Seafood/American. Right on the ocean. Very Casual, cash only. Valet Parking! 386/586-6078
La Piazza Cafe: In European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, Palm Coast. Italian Cuisine. 386/246-6366

Mad Dog’s: In the Hammock, 5949 A1A, Palm Coast. Seafood/American. 386/447-5731
Mateus European Restaurant: European Village. European cuisine. 386/597-5262
Mezzaluna: European Village. Italian Cuisine. Patio dining at its best! 386/445-1004
Mikato Japanese Restaurant: 246 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast. Japanese Cuisine.
Taste of Portugal: 15 Harbor Village Way, Palm Coast. Portuguese/Italian. 386/447-3872
Thai By Thai: 124 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast. Thai Cuisine. 386/446-0009

The Food Factory (and market): 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast. Italian/American. 386/445-9988
The Turtle Shack: 2123 N. A1A, Flagler Beach. Seafood/American. 386/439-0331

Communities in St. Augustine
Anastasia Dunes:  Located in St. Augustine Beach with 138 home sites and 20 acres of conservation areas.
Marsh Creek Country Club:  Located on Anastasia Island on over 800 acre s.   The city’s only private golf and country club community.
Palencia:  Located off Route One on the west bank of the Intracoastal Waterway.  Amenities include golf course, club house, retail and office buildings.  Community on 1,450 acres.
Pelican Reef:  A boating community located on the Intracoastal.  Amenities include a marina, boat slips, and storage facilities for boats.
Sea Colony:  St. Augustine Beach’s only private, gated, oceanfront single-family community.
Sea Grove:  In St. Augustine Beach on the west side of A1A.   Amenities include pool and cabana club, Towne Center, and docks  for small boats.The Neighborhoods of World Golf Village:   PGA Headquarters with two championship golf courses designed by Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen.   Many styles of homes to choose from.
Turnberry at World Golf Village:   218 home sites located in a private community within the World Golf Village community.

Restaurants in St. Augustine
Beachcomber Restaurant:  2A Street, St. Augustine.  Seafood/Burgers.  904/471-374495  Cordova Restaurant and Cobalt Lounge:   Located inside the Casa Monica Hotel.  Very elegant!  904/810-6810
Gypsy Cab Company:  828 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine.  Urbane Cuisine.  904/824-8244
La Parisienne:  60 Hypolita Street, St. Augustine. Continental Cuisine. Located in the historic district.  904/829-0055

La Pentola:  38 Charlotte Street.  Continental Cuisine.  904/824-3282
Old City House Restaurant:  115 Cordova Street.  Continental Cuisine.  Casually elegant!  904/826-0184
O’Steen’s:  205 Anastasia Boulevard.  Seafood.  Known locally for serving the best fried shrimp.   Always a crowd!  904/829-6974

Raintree Restaurant:  102 San marco Avenue. Continental and French Cuisine.  904/825-7211

Saltwater Cowboy’s:  Dondanville Road, St. Augustine.  Southern/Seafood.  A local institution, been around for 35 years! 904/471-2332

South Beach Grill:  45 Cubbedge Road, Crescent Beach.  Seafood.  Located off A1A, one block south of State Road (SR) 206. Casual dining at its best. On the ocean. 904/471-8700.

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