Springfield Real Estate

Springfield

A historic residential neighborhood located immediately north of Downtown, Springfield is known for its architectural heritage and was named one of "The South's Best Comeback Neighborhoods"

Experience a historic neighborhood in renaissance. An up-and-coming residential area just a mile and a half north of Downtown Jacksonville, Springfield is filled with restored old homes and local charm. Majestic oak trees line the residential streets; this neighborhood gives visitors a window into Jacksonville’s past and the city’s effort to preserve its history.

The original Springfield development dates to 1869; at one point it was the city’s wealthiest neighborhood. Currently, it is in the middle of a rebirth. In 2011, Southern Living named Springfield one of "The South's Best Comeback Neighborhoods." Take a stroll through the neighborhood and peak behind the stained glass doors and windows during the annual Springfield Tour of Homes, admire the preserved antebellum South architecture, and let loose at Porchfest, an annual neighborhood music festival hosted by Springfield Preservation and Revitalization Council (SPAR) and attended by residents all over Jacksonville.

$580,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 2036855 MLS
WOW!!! Come see this beautiful, well maintained home in the popular Springfield section of Jacksonville. This home was completely updated in 2012 except for the roof which was replaced in 2020. Imagine enjoying your morning coffee from your front porch or watching the annual fireworks from the upstairs balcony. This home features high ceilings throughout, coffered ceiling in living room, hardwood floors, custom trim & molding, nice deck in rear and a detached garden house. There is also off-street parking on the side of the home which is a plus! Springfield was established in 1869, and located north of Downtown Jacksonville. It is one of oldest neighborhoods in the city. Once home to the city's wealthiest residents and famous silent film stars including Laurel & Hardy, (Jacksonville used to be the winter film capital of the world!), this historic neighborhood is now filled with restored mansions, bungalows, hip restaurants, locally owned shops, murals, some of the city's oldest parks, craft breweries and lots of southern charm . Majestic oaks provide protective shade and a beautiful visual along its residential streets. Popular festivals like PorchFest and the Springfield Tour of Homes attract thousands of visitors each year. Springfield was the first neighborhood established outside of downtown Jacksonville and was the most desirable place to live in Jacksonville after the Great Fire of 1901 left much of the downtown area in ruins. This area has become the place to go for entrepreneurs with big dreams. Hurry...don't wait!! Schedule your personal tour today. PLEASE NOTE: The home has 3 fireplaces that have not been used by the current owner & owner does not guarantee that they are usable.

145 E 3rd Street, Jacksonville

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