Deerwood Center Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A prosperous, upper class neighborhood, Deerwood Center is in zip code 32256, Duvall County, Jacksonville, Florida. The median age for residents in this community is roughly 32 years. The neighborhood of Deerwood Center consists of single-family residences (some bordering Deerwood Country Club), condominiums, and apartments.
Baymeadows Road borders Deerwood Center to the east and south, Southside Boulevard borders to the west, and Butler Boulevard borders to the north. There are sidewalks on main roads and bus transportation is available. Several nearby locations offer bicycle paths, such as Jackson Baldwin Rail Trail, Tillie K. Fowler Park, and Little Talbot Island State Park, the latter of which is a 45-minute drive from Deerwood Center.
Dog parks within a half-hour drive of Deerwood Center include Poochies Swim and Play, which offers fenced play areas for canines and dog swimming areas. Dog Wood Park is an excellent place to take a canine companion and was named one of America’s best dog parks in 2009 by Dog Fancy Magazine.
Public schools in the area are Twin Lakes Elementary Academy, Twin Lakes Academy Middle School, Mandarin Middle School, and Mandarin High School. Several universities are located within a short driving distance, such as Webster University – Graduate School, Florida State College – Deerwood Center, and University of Phoenix.
TPC Sawgrass, home of the Players Tournament PGA Tour Championship golf course is only a 25-minute drive from Deerwood Center. Other wonderful golfing opportunities are easily accessible at Deerwood Country Club Golf Course, Jacksonville Golf and Country Club, and Saint Johns Golf and Country Club.
Jennings State Forest, approximately 54 minutes away, features horseback riding trails, hiking trails and wildlife watching. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is just 12 miles away and offers lush botanical gardens, as well as a glimpse at endangered species. Camp Milton Historical Preserve, which features Civil War reenactments, is in the area as well.