5 Jacksonville Gated Communities with Amazing Amenities

The City of Jacksonville has a robust local economy, highly-rated schools, beautiful beaches, numerous parks, and incredible housing options––including a wide range of exceptional gated communities. From exclusive enclaves to master-planned communities with over 1,000 homes, there is a gated community for every prospective resident. The convenience, safety, amenities, and surprising affordability of homes inside gated communities continue to make them a popular choice for homebuyers in the Jacksonville area. The city’s distinct neighborhoods provide the ideal locale for young professionals, families with children, and retirees. The Jacksonville Golf & Country Club, Tidal Pointe at Southside Quarter, Terra Costa, Montevilla, and Old Still are five trending gated communities that foster a luxurious, low-maintenance lifestyle with extraordinary amenities and extra peace of mind. Whether you’re looking to rent or buy in a gated community in Jacksonville, Florida, there are so many fantastic options and amenities to choose from – and Signature First Coast Realty is here to help you find your dream home! 

Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the finest gated communities in Jacksonville.  

Jacksonville Golf & Country Club

The Jacksonville Golf & Country Club is one of Northeast Florida’s most prestigious gated golf course communities. This outstanding community features more than 1,000 homes ranging from three to six bedrooms, two to five bathrooms, and about 1,900 to 5,700 square feet of air-conditioned living space. The Jacksonville Golf & Country Club’s golf course is an 18-hole, par 72 course designed by Clyde Johnston. 

Aside from the immaculately maintained golf course, the wide-ranging amenities available to residents and their guests include three restaurants and a poolside snack shack, an elegant 26,000-square-foot community clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center with classes, ten HAR-TRU tennis courts, full-service tennis pro shop, basketball court, spa, Junior Olympic-sized heated pool, and more. 

Tidal Pointe at Southside Quarter

Tidal Pointe at Southside Quarter is a brand new, centrally-located gated community in Southeast Jacksonville, featuring 135 new-construction luxury homes in two series: 89 townhomes and 46 single-family, detached Courtyard Homes. The townhomes at Tidal Pointe are available in two distinct floor plans, The Hester and The Latitude, and feature between 1,500 to 2,000 square feet of air-conditioned living space. Tidal Pointe’s 46 single-family detached Courtyard Homes offer stunning open concept designs, oversized bathrooms, gourmet kitchens, quartz countertops, large windows, and natural lighting. 

All homes in the Tidal Pointe subdivision have luxury standard finishes, including open floor plans, high-end features, and 2-car garages. Lush green spaces, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, shopping, restaurants, a community clubhouse (complete with a resort-style swimming pool and cabana), and a lake-front promenade make this a truly unique community. Tidal Pointe at Southside Quarter will soon be fully integrated, offering residents shopping, dining, entertainment, and office options within walking distance.

Terra Costa

Located just five miles from Jacksonville Beach, this newer single-family gated community is located in the Intracoastal West area and features 102 homes on expansive, 55’ wide homesites. The homes at Terra Costa blend modern architecture and Old Florida appeal and range in size from 2,500 to 4,500 square feet of air-conditioned living space. 

Terra Costa homes for sale have so much to offer home buyers who are seeking mid-range priced homes in a community that cultivates luxury, comfort, and relaxation. Terra Costa is a true oasis, offering residents low-maintenance lifestyle villas featuring one-story first-floor plans, attached 2-car garages, gourmet kitchens, spa-like oversized showers, walk-in closets, top-notch appliances, lush landscaping, screen lanais, and so much more. The community’s amenities include two resort-style swimming pools, clubhouse and club facilities, a playground, golf putting green, walking paths, bocce ball courts, and more.


Montevilla is a newer construction subdivision that offers buyers easy living in Jacksonville. Montevilla’s luxury townhomes range from 1,453 to 2,137 square feet of air-conditioned living space, with two to three bedrooms and two to five bathrooms, with oversized soaking tubs, showers, marble sinks, and walk-in closets. Montevilla homes also feature large gourmet kitchens with premium standard features. This centrally located community is steps away from the Durbin Park Pavilion and Town Center, featuring shopping, restaurants, coffee shops, and entertainment.

Community amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, outdoor fireplace, stunning lake views, and so much more. 

Old Still 

Old Still is an exclusive enclave of just 124 homes placed amongst the sprawling oak trees and conservation areas in historic Duval County. This modern single-family home development features two to three-bedroom homes with two to five bathrooms and 1,860 to 3,330 square feet of air-conditioned living space. Old Still homes offer residents an amazing variety of high-end features, amenities, and unparalleled views of pure North Florida nature. This ideally located community is just minutes away from the ocean, top-rated schools, everyday conveniences, and so much more.

Considering moving to Jacksonville, Florida? Fantastic choice! Jacksonville gated communities offer levels of on-site services, architectural styles, price points, home security, exceptional amenities, and so much more. Contact a Signature First Coast Realty agent today to learn more about available properties in Jacksonville gated communities and beyond.