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Durbin Crossing continues to be North Florida’s Most Sought After Community
Add a brand new state of the art K-8 school into the heart of Durbin Crossing and you will see why families are flocking to live in North Florida’s most sought after community.
Durbin Crossing has nearly completed the addition of two new neighborhoods that include new home sites from 53-feet to 83-feet. “We have been extremely pleased with the growth in Durbin Crossing,” said Jason Sessions of Sessions Development. “With the obvious recovery in the housing market, we're committed to offering a wide variety of lot sizes and home designs to meet the needs of every family, no matter what their needs and desires”.
Durbin Crossing is a fully developed five-year old master planned community that has broken records in the state of Florida and the nation for being one of the fastest selling communities in the toughest real estate market on record. Residents will eagerly tell you they chose Durbin Crossing over competing communities because it feels alive with lifestyle activities, yet intimate and close. Neighbors know neighbors, kids play together and families can walk to the amenity centers or to school.
With A-rated schools and incredible amenities, it’s easy to see why Durbin Crossing immediately became one of the fastest selling communities in Northeast Florida. Durbin Crossing offers two beautiful amenity centers and a variety of multi-purpose fields and community parks that showcase area sports teams and encourage residents to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Wide sidewalks and roadways tie the entire community nicely together and make parks, schools and ball fields easily accessible. Simply put, Durbin Crossing was made for families.
Home sites back up to pristine wooded areas, natural preserves or have lake views offering privacy and picturesque panoramas. Distinct and unique floor plans from the area’s top builders meet the needs of any homebuyer. Simply stated, you really can have it all at Durbin Crossing! Located off Racetrack Road or CR 2209 between I-95 and State Road 13, Durbin Crossing is perfectly positioned to make your family and work life easier to manage. Living in Durbin Crossing places you within minutes of downtown Jacksonville, the beaches, and St. Augustine. You’ll enjoy the best of the St. Johns County lifestyle with booming retail, dining and entertainment close by, with beaches and historic St. Augustine literally minutes away.
Durbin Crossing’s wonderful natural setting gives you the feeling of getting away from it all. It has earned widespread recognition for the pristine natural beauty of the community, which the developers, Sessions Development and Wood Development, made a priority to preserve. More than half of the 2,000 acres that comprise Durbin Crossing have been left undisturbed for residents to enjoy. Homebuyers can tour the many featured models seven days a week to learn more about the unique designs that each builder has to offer.
Within walking distance of each home, residents are able to experience the convenience and luxury of two master planned amenity centers. The South Amenity Center, with a 5,000-square foot grand clubhouse with party room, full catering kitchen and community boardroom, has a massive pool with junior Olympic length, waterslide feature and a separate children’s pool. To keep residents fit, the state-of-the-
Residents also enjoy outdoor recreational areas, including a multi-purpose field with four lighted tennis courts, basketball court, volleyball court and children’s play area. The North Amenity Center boasts a gorgeous Clubhouse with party kitchen and club room, an oversized family fun pool with a splash park, a children’s play area, two lighted tennis courts, basketball court and a perfectly manicured multi-purpose playfield. Both amenity centers are professionally staffed and offer daily activities, events and private parties. The entire family can engage in a variety of activities, including aerobics classes, holiday cookouts, craft making, tennis clinics and swim lessons, bunko tournaments and community meet and greets. Residents have also created the Durbin Kids Care Club to teach their children the value of community projects and compassion.
“With over 900 families now calling Durbin Crossing home, it is fulfilling to realize our vision for this community has become reality,” said Susan Wood of Wood Development. “We envisioned a place where families were active and happy, kids could walk to school, play safely with their friends and after work, come home to a beautiful, natural setting where families could escape the speed of life and just enjoy. I believe we have succeeded on all fronts.”
The home builders in Durbin Crossing include D. S. Ware Homes, Dennis Homes, Dream Finders Homes, Drees Homes, Mattamy Homes, Providence Homes, Richmond American Homes and Riverside Homes.
To visit Durbin Crossing, travel south on US-1 (Philips Hwy). Turn right onto Racetrack Rd. Turn left onto St. Johns Pkwy/2209, then right on Longleaf Pine Pkwy/244 to the community entrance. If coming west on 210, turn right on St. Johns Pkwy/2209, then left on Longleaf Pine Pkwy/ Russell Sampson Rd. From Mandarin, travel south on San Jose Blvd., turn left onto Racetrack Rd. Make a right on Veteran’s Pkwy. then left to Durbin Crossing North entrance, or continue straight ahead and turn left on Longleaf Pine Pkwy. to Durbin Crossing South entrance. For more information, visit our website www.durbincrossing.com.