Brierwood Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A neighborhood with smaller homes costing less than $200,000, Brierwood has easy access to the St. Johns River, the Baymeadows office complexes, and other parts of Jacksonville via I-95, which skirts past the eastern boundary of the neighborhood.
Brierwood, in the 32217 zip code area, is bordered on the south by Baymeadows Road, on the east by Old Kings Road South, on the north by Plaza Gate Lane, and on the west by Sanchez Road. Brierwood residents have easy access to the Jacksonville Naval Air Station via the Buckman Bridge, which crosses the St. Johns River.
A recreation hub for Brierwood is Camp Tomahawk Park at 8419 San Ardo Drive. Spanning 21.3 acres, the rustic park with mature trees is also a nature preserve. Amenities at the park include grills and picnic pavilions. Young and old residents alike enjoy bike riding on the well-marked and well-shaded loop paths that cross over and back along a part of Goodby’s Creek. Pickwick Park, in the Beauclerc neighborhood, is also easily accessible and utilized by Brierwood residents.
Brierwood students attend Kings Trail Elementary School, Beauclerc Elementary (a magnet school), and private schools such as San Jose Episcopal Day School and Baymeadows Baptist Day School. High School students are zoned for Samuel W. Wolfson High School and the neighborhood has easy access to the highly regarded Bolles School, a private school on San Jose Boulevard.
On Saturdays, you’ll see many Brierwood residents on San Jose Boulevard, which has major chain restaurants and giant chain stores like Wal-Mart Supercenter and Office Depot. For golfers, the nearest place to tee up is the private San Jose Country Club.