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Located close to downtown Jacksonville on the southeast side, the neighborhood of Sunbeam is in zip code 32257 in Duval County, Florida. The median age of residents in this community is roughly 35 years, and the neighborhood consists mainly of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums.
Streets bordering the Sunbeam neighborhood are Hood Road to the east and south, Sunbeam Road (County Road 116) to the north, and Old Saint Augustine Road to the west. The neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly and within walking distance of several restaurants, shopping areas, and schools.
Public schools in the area are Mandarin Oaks Elementary School, Crown Point Elementary School, Mandarin Middle School, and Mandarin High School. Universities nearby include Sanford-Brown Institute – Jacksonville (approximately 15 minutes away), University of North Florida (a 20-minute drive from Sunbeam), and Florida State College – Deerwood Center (approximately 14 minutes away).
Several golf courses are easily accessible from the Sunbeam neighborhood, such as San Jose Country Club (only nine minutes away), Jacksonville Golf and Country Club (approximately 27 minutes away), and Champions Club (an 18-hole course approximately 22 minutes away). Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, and Jacksonville Beach are all within a 40-minute drive of the Sunbeam neighborhood.
Timucaun Ecological and Historical Preserve is located approximately 52 minutes from Sunbeam and features hiking and bicycling trails, fishing, swimming, and beach access. Attractions nearby include the Museum of Southern History, Alexander Brest Planetarium, and North Florida Fishing Charters – which offers boat charters to fish the local waterways for fish such as red fish, flounder, and trout.
There are dog parks a short drive away from Sunbeam, such as St. Johns County Skate Park, which offers several recreational activities for families in addition to a fenced play area for canines. Poochies Swim and Play Park features fenced play areas and swim areas for dogs. The Sunbeam community is ideally situated with access to many of Jacksonville’s amenities.