Ponte Vedra Beach Florida

Ponte Vedra Beach Florida 32082 PonteVedraBeachFl has many fun things to do such as, enjoy tennis, GOLF, sightseeing, fishing, lodging, golf, Hotels, beautiful beaches, real estate and don't forget the wonderful weather. We look forward to seeing you here!
 
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Ponte Vedra Ponte Vedra Beach is 32082 and Ponte Vedra is 32081. Ponte Vedra is WEST of the Intracoastal waterway, where Nocatee is being built.  Ponte Vedra Beach Fl views Relocate to Ponte Vedra and Ponte Vedra Beach Florida.  With the unique location of Ponte Vedra, you can have a custom home built or buy properties on a gated golf course, the ocean or river and in gatedPonte Vedra Players Club 17th Green communities to live in as your home, condo, a second home manufactured home or an investment property.  Ponte Vedra Beach has many apartments and homes for rent!
Ponte Vedra Beach, North Florida's most prominent resort address had a humble beginning. In the early 1900's, Ponte Vedra Beach was nothing more than a pristine wilderness of sand dunes, swamps, alligators and palmetto trees. 
In 1912, a vein rich in minerals was discovered running through the dunes. These minerals; rutile, ilmenite and zirconium, were found to be of tremendous value in the processing of steel. The site soon evolved into a frontier mining town with worker's quarters, a post office and general store. 
A successful mining corporation, The National Lead Company, purchased the rugged outpost as well as several thousand acres of the mineral rich property and, in support of the United States' war effort during World War I, mined the area for the valuable ore. Mining operations ceased shortly after the war ended and the company began to sell off their large real estate holdings in the area. 
The transformation from former mining town to nationally recognized seaside community began in the early 1920's when local land planners skillfully developed the area to maximize its natural beauty. 

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From this respect for the balance of man and nature, came a quaint seaside village with stately, pastel colored homes featuring tree shaded lawns. Indeed, a community of graceful proportions was created to reflect a graceful era in our country's history. 
The resort life at Ponte Vedra Beach dates back to 1928 and the celebrated opening of the newest playground for the well-heeled. From the boardrooms of Wall Street to the social registers of America, word spread quickly of the charming seaside retreat on Florida's northeast shore. This quaint, seaside retreat attracted the upper classes from all over the eastern and midwestern states. They came for the sun, sand, and surf. They came for the sports. They came to socialize. The finest families came to meet the finest families. And this splendid heritage continues today. 
Ponte Vedra Beach is an unincorporated seaside village 18 miles south east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida, near St. Augustine, Florida in St. Johns County, Florida. It is an upmarket tourist resort best known for its association with golf. It is the home of the ATP Tour, the PGA TOUR, and THE PLAYERS Championship is played at "The Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass". An area known for its resorts including Ponte Vedra Inn and Club (five diamond resort), The Lodge and Club, and the Marriott at Sawgrass. Most of the beaches have limited public access, with the exception of Mickler's Landing and Guana River State Park. Tennis and surfing are other popular activities. 
Ponte Vedra Beach was 50th on the list of 100 finalists for CNN and Money magazine's 2005 list of the best places to live. It was the first place in Florida to be named this year and one of only four areas in the state to make the cut.
 
Ponte Vedra Beach may have been first sighted by Juan Ponce de Leon on his search for the Fountain of Youth in 1513.
 
Though a fact unknown by most who live there, the village was the site of a German submarine landing during the failed Operation Pastorius. On the night of June 16, 1942, four German soldiers from a German submarine came ashore carrying explosives and American money. Five days earlier, another submarine came ashore in Amagansett, New York on Long Island The German spies were captured before they could do any damage. All were tried and six were executed.  
Ponte Vedra Beach is also the site of the Guana River State Park, a large nature preserve that includes miles of protected beaches, wetlands, and near-pristine woods.

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