Fort George Island is a neighborhood within Jacksonville, Florida.
Fort George Island is reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are spread out sporadically, which makes them rather challenging to get to. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Timucuan Preserve and Fort George Island Cultural State Park.
Roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. The properties in this area are very modern, because around 40% of its dwellings were built since the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
There are no high schools and no primary schools in this part of Jacksonville. Concerning food, house buyers in Fort George Island almost always have to use a vehicle to buy their groceries.
The preferred approach to move around in Fort George Island is very often a car. Most of the street network is built for driving, and it is very convenient to park. However, Fort George Island is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood. Walking is not very feasible for property owners in this part of the city as almost no common errands can be run without having to use a car.