Avondale is a neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Avondale. It is easy to reach green spaces from most locations in the neighborhood since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore. This part of the city is also good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially closer to the railway line.
About 60% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 40% are occupied by renters. In this area, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Jacksonville occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood also has quite a good variety of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is very easy to access the closest grocery store by walking from anywhere in Avondale. Likewise, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and a limited selection of coffee shops can be found as well. With respect to education, locals will appreciate that wherever their property is situated in Avondale, primary schools are close by. In contrast, Avondale does not have any high schools.
Traveling on foot is reasonably practical for property owners in this neighborhood; many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. The best method to navigate Avondale is very often a car. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Avondale is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.