Way back in 1854, when Daniel Callahan helped to build the Florida Railroad west from Fernandina through Nassau County, he surely had no idea that the Jacksonville area would grow so large and the little town that started as a depot would become one of its hottest real estate markets. Buyers of new construction homes in Callahan Florida, live about twenty miles from downtown Jacksonville. But they’re far from being crowded. The population level is still pretty low, and the ambiance retains a pleasant, old-fashioned rural feel. During football season, you’ll find locals at the stadium, cheering on the Nassau High School Warriors.
Callahan is located where A1A, US 1 and Florida Highway 301 intersect – a fact that explains its motto: “Crossroads To The Future”. Growth has been steady and controlled. The main industries are timber and agriculture. There’s no shortage of places to shop and eat, and many of the hundreds of people traveling through each day stop and visit their favorites. Callahan also offers families a highly-regarded school system, a very active Chamber of Commerce and a branch library that presents a variety of interesting events, exhibits and demonstrations throughout the year.
With an increase in new homes for sale, Callahan, FL, has drawn interest for its proximity to not only metropolitan Jacksonville but world famous Amelia Island to the east, long attractive to visitors because of its pristine natural beauty, world-class golf, and renowned spas and restaurants. Popular Artisan Homes new construction communities such as Harbor View, Quattlefield Lane and The Enclave at Summer Beach represent our strong commitment to the Northeast Florida area we’ve grown to love.
Amelia Island is a world apart from the pressures and stresses of urban existence. Immersing themselves in the vibrant local culture, its diverse residents of all ages (foodies, nature-lovers, adventure-junkies, boaters, fishermen, golfers and you-name-it) are living the island life to the fullest.
Between Callahan and nearby Yulee, at the head of the Nassau River, you’ll find the Four Creeks State Forest and Wildlife Management Area. It’s over thirteen thousand acres of habitat for deer, turkey, wild hog, gopher tortoise, wading birds and many species of resident and migratory songbirds. Turtles and otters may can also be found in its swamps, cypress domes and tidal marsh.
Recreational opportunities include hunting, wildlife viewing, hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, fishing and kayaking. Twenty-four miles of unpaved roads are open for exploration, and several natural boat landings on the creeks are ideal points for launching unpowered watercraft.
If you prefer more rural, back-to-nature surroundings, be sure to look at new construction homes in Callahan Florida. You’ll love the small-town living, and you’ll still have easy access to both the many pleasures of Amelia Island and the big city benefits of Jacksonville.
Experience the Artisan Homes’ Difference
That ideal combination is why, in terms of new homes for sale Callahan FL, is a very hot market right now. And our master craftsmanship, timeless design and energy-efficient construction have put Artisan Homes at the forefront of the effort to meet the demand for innovative construction that both reflects and respects this unique and remarkable part of the State. Everywhere we build, we take care not to have a negative impact on the environment and ambiance we’ve grown to love so much.
Artisan Homes is a collaboration of local builders and developers who are dedicated to helping you create the home of your dreams. We invite you to visit our Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach neighborhoods, see the level of quality we known for and ask any questions you may have.
Then, when you decide it’s time to move here, let us help you make each step of the process easy and hassle-free.