County: St. Johns County
Home Types: Gated, single-family homes
Schools: Ocean Palms Elementary K-5, Landrum Middle 6-8, Ponte Vedra High School 9-12
The Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach is the only equity residential neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. In this all-inclusive, intimate community, home ownership includes membership to a beautiful golf course, private beach club, tennis facility, amenities park featuring a croquet lawn, fitness center and clubhouse complete with dining and social options galore. Neighborhood conveniences include 24-hour security, private mail service, a library, and recycling center.
There are 579 homes sites, offering buyers the opportunity to select the style and size of house that is right for each family. Homes range from magnificent estate homes to elegant no-maintenance garden homes. There are also a few remaining home sites to build.
The Plantation encompasses 650 acres of land with 133 acres of golf course and 4 acres of oceanfront. In addition, 6 acres were recently utilized to develop Plantation Commons, a new amenity park.
Play a round on the majestic, and recently renovated under the guidance of golf course architect Greg Letsche, par 72, 7,141-yard signature championship golf course. With seven tee boxes, from championship to forward tees for families, our course is fun and challenging for every player. A private course with no resort guests, The Plantation has a very active event and tournament schedule for men, women, mixed events, and the next generation of golfers. The Plantation is also the home course for the “Sharks” of Ponte Vedra High School!
Golf Course Features:
Golf Shop, Director of Golf • Two Assistant Golf Professionals • 18-hole golf course • Putting green • Driving range & practice facility • Lessons, Clinics, Events & Tournaments for men, women, couples and juniors • Locker rooms, Bag storage, and Merchandise discounts for members
Enjoy playing a friendly, but competitive, set on one of the seven Har-Tru courts. Lighted courts are available for night play, so the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! Players have access to a ball machine to practice their game at no charge. Members can also take advantage of clinics offered for all level of players. Tournament play is popular, with Plantation teams at every level
competing locally. From the covered porch and grandstand-style patio, spectators all have front row seats to watch and encourage their friends. The Plantation is also the home court for the “Lions” of Landrum Middle School.
In addition, in the Tennis Center area also includes the following:
Tennis Pro Shop • Group or Individual Lessons • Clinics for Men, Women, Couples, Junior and Kids • Team Competition
The Plantation Beach House is a quick 10-minute bike ride from the main gate and remains open 365 days a year. Only members enjoy the Junior Olympic style pool, dining at the onsite restaurant, or cooking out on one of the member grills. At the Beach House, you can relax with neighbors by the fire pit while listening to live music or enjoy one of the many family friendly events on the lawn. Test out the waves on a member-use paddle or surfboard. The Beach House offers something for everyone.
The Beach House features the following:
Junior Olympic Size Pool • Lifeguards on Duty May through September • 24 Hour Security • The Beach House Facility • Dining/Food Service March through December, Thursdays-Sundays • Playground and Grass Area for Family Events • Private Gate & Parking • Beach Access for Pets • Grills & Fire Pit • Wedding Venue
The Plantation Clubhouse
The Plantation House is a 25,000 square foot facility featuring the following:
The Lake Room – A Formal Dining Room/Banquet Room for 120 • The 19th Hole – A Casual Dining Area • The Card Room • The Presidents’ Room – Meetings & Private Events for up to 40 • The Rowe Room – An Intimate Gathering Room • Locker Rooms • The Turn Café • Lending Library
The Fitness Center features:
Director of Fitness • Weight Resistance and Cardiovascular Machines • Free Weight Section • Group Studio • Health & Fitness Classes • Annual Health Fair and 5K Community Run • Private Training • Open Daily from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Plantation Commons Amenity Area features the following:
Open air Pavilion with Bathrooms • State of the Art Playground • Croquet Court • Grills • Walking Path • Multi Use Open Space
In addition, in the Croquet Program includes the following:
Weekly Croquet Clinics • Weekly Events, including: Ladies on the Lawn, Men & Mallets and Wine & Wickets
Kids & Family Activities
There are approximately 200 children that currently reside in The Plantation at Ponte Vedra. While historically, membership has been 60+, in the past five years the community has seen a noteworthy shift in demographics and has welcomed many young families into the community. Throughout the year events are held to cater to kids and families. Events include:
Summer Camps for All Ages • Arts & Crafts • Fitness • Tennis • Golf • Surfing • Cooking Classes • Educational Programs • Family & Football Nights with Supervision for Kids • Holiday Cookouts & Special Events at The Beach House • Youth Tennis Clinics, Programs and Teams • Youth Golf Clinics & Special Events • Public School Bus Pick Up and Drop Off at Tennis Center • Easter Bunny Basket Deliveries • Annual Camp Out • Halloween Haunted House • Playground & Basketball Court Available
The following is a list of member-run social clubs:
Bird Watchers/Social Birds • Book Club • Bridge & Card Clubs • Garden Club • Gourmet Dinner Club • Stitchery Club • Trivia Night
Member Run Events: Throughout the year special events are organized and implemented by Member volunteer groups. Events include:
The Dog Show • Navy Appreciation Day • The Great Back Yard Bird Count • The Plantation Foundation Music Centric Events
Community Membership Dues
Initial Deposit: $46,500 ($10,000 is refundable upon sale of the property)
Monthly Fees: $1,239 or $1,474*
*for Garden Homes, lawn maintenance is provided. Monthly fees/dues which cover unlimited member use of golf, fitness, tennis, beach, and clubhouse facilities plus 24-hour gate and mobile security, private mail service, and common area maintenance.
Service Charge: $40 Service charge in lieu of gratuities.
Capital Allocation: $55 Capital allocation; Money set aside specifically for repair and replacement of capital assets.
Special Assessment: $121 Special facilities renovation assessment. The fee is payable monthly through 2/28/2025.
Total: $1239 per month (as of 2021)