Bartram Springs, Florida
Bartram Springs has a junior sized pool and a children's pool with a waterslide. Homeowners also enjoy tennis courts, a racquetball court, soccer fields, and multiple playgrounds.
Bartram Springs is located at the very bottom of Duval County. Interstate 95 borders it on the west side, US 1 borders it on the east side, and Racetrack Road borders it on the south side. The only entrance is on Racetrack Road. Residents actually drive out of Duval County to enter and leave the development, as the first 500 feet (150 m) of Bartram Parkway is located in St. Johns County.
The Bartram Springs development is a part of the Bartram Park DRI (development of regional impact).
Bartram Springs is a total of 1,025 acres (4.15 km2) is size. Single-family homes account for 449 acres (1.82 km2), and another 32 acres (130,000 m2) are multi-family units in the Villages at Bartram Springs. Roads and right-of-way account for 24 acres (97,000 m2), parks and recreation take up 20 acres (81,000 m2), and 471 acres (1.91 km2) remains wetlands and open space. The new elementary school sits on 21 acres (85,000 m2), and 8 acres (32,000 m2) are designated for commercial use.
Original plans called for 1400 single-family homes, and 294 units in the Villages of Bartram Springs.
The development is guided by a CDD (community development district) and an HOA (home owners association). The CDD has authority over the common areas and community property in the development. The HOA enforces the local covenants and restrictions that all homeowners in the development are bound to uphold.
The single-family units of Bartram Springs were built in six main phases of construction. As of Summer 2009, Bartram Springs is considered built-out, and all of the model homes have been sold.
- Phase 1A, 225 dwellings
- Phase 1B, 196 dwellings
- Phase 2, 78 dwellings
- Phase 3A, 334 dwellings
- Phase 3B, 174 dwellings
- Phase 4, 187 dwellings
Based on public tax records, aerial views and the Plat Books filed with the City of Jacksonville, there are actually 1,381 single-family homes in Bartram Springs.
Lots in Bartram Springs are classified based on their frontage. Four sizes were specified: 50 feet (15 m), 60 feet, 70 feet (21 m) and 80 feet (24 m). Many of the corner lots have an irregular shape.
Streets in Bartram Springs
Bartram Springs features 48 individual street names, including the main entrance road. In Phase 1A, 1B and Phase 2, several streets were broken up and given directional suffixes, such as Silver Glen Drive completed in Phase 1A, and Silver Glen Drive East in Phase 1B. Starting with Phase 3A, no more streets were handled this way. Even streets that form a complete loop, such as Bulow Creek Drive, maintain a single name for the whole street.
The speed limit on Bartram Springs Parkway is 40 mph (64 km/h). On Cherry Lake Drive, it is 30 mph (48 km/h). The speed limit is not posted on the remaining streets, however the speed limit is 25 miles per hour. Sidewalks and street lights are present on both sides of the streets.
There is a dedicated bike lane on both sides of Bartram Springs Parkway and both the inner and outer loops of Cherry Lake Drive.
|Street||Single-family Dwellings||Construction Period|
|Alamosa Circle||65||Phase 4|
|Aldefer Springs Drive||44||22 in Phase 3A, 22 in Phase 4|
|Apopka Court||11||Phase 1A|
|Bartram Springs Parkway||0||Phase 1A|
|Big Brush Lane||33||Phase 3A|
|Big Spring Street||34||6 in Phase 2, 28 in Phase 3B|
|Brush Hollow Road||45||Phase 4|
|Bulow Creek Drive||77||Phase 3A|
|Caladesi Court||32||Phase 3A|
|Cherry Lake Drive East||33||8 in Phase 1A, 25 in Phase 2|
|Cherry Lake Drive North||21||Phase 2|
|Cherry Lake Drive West||48||8 in Phase 1A, 8 in Phase 1B, 32 in Phase 2|
|Chestnut Ridge Court||7||Phase 3B|
|Courtney Crest Lane||27||Phase 3B|
|Crab Creek Drive||8||Phase 1A|
|Dalton Springs Court||14||Phase 1A|
|Ellisons Cave Lane||3||Phase 3B|
|Falling Waters Drive||96||56 in Phase 3A, 40 in Phase 3B|
|Fenney Court||11||Phase 1A|
|Fern Hammock Drive||33||28 in Phase 1A, 5 in Phase 1B|
|Fern Hammock Drive North||5||Phase 1B|
|Fern Hammock Drive West||27||Phase 1B|
|Florala Court||5||Phase 4|
|Forest Stump Lane||28||Phase 3A|
|Ginnie Springs Road||32||Phase 1A|
|Grassy Hole Court||28||Phase 1B|
|Green Myrtle Drive||33||Phase 3B|
|Green Pond Drive||53||Phase 3A|
|Jamison Court||9||Phase 1A|
|Kissengen Springs Court||22||Phase 1B|
|Lake Jessup Drive||28||Phase 1B|
|Little Springs Court||15||Phase 3A|
|Lowmoor Way||3||Phase 3A|
|Magnolia Springs Lane||15||Phase 1A|
|Magnolia Springs Lane East||17||Phase 1A|
|Millhopper Road||77||35 in Phase 3A, 42 in Phase 3B|
|Oleta Way||22||Phase 3B|
|Palmetto Springs Street||22||Phase 3A|
|Potter Spring Court||6||Phase 1B|
|Shadehill Road||40||Phase 4|
|Silver Glen Drive||28||Phase 1A|
|Silver Glen Drive East||30||Phase 1B|
|Silvertip Court||13||Phase 3A|
|Starbuck Springs Way||29||Phase 1A|
|Wakulla Springs Road||41||4 in Phase 1A, 37 in Phase 1B|
|White Tip Road||47||Phase 4|
|Wind Cave Lane||50||Phase 4|
|Witherington Lake Court||14||Phase 1A|
Streets in the Villages of Bartram Springs
There are two additional streets in the Villages of Bartram Springs. The entrance to the Villages is located about four tenths of a mile from Racetrack Road, on the western side of Bartram Parkway.
The main street is called Bartram Village Drive, and the second street is called Bartram Village Lane.
As of Fall 2009, all children living in Bartram Springs will attend a new Elementary School that is being built inside the development. Ground was broken on August 13 of 2008. The school is located on the East side of the main entrance, about four tenths of a mile in from Racetrack Road. The new School is sized to hold about 800 Kindergarten through 5th grade students. It is named Bartram Springs Elementary, and it will open for its first official day of school on August 24, 2009. The school received an A+ rating for the 2009 school year.
As of Fall 2009, students in the 6th through 8th Grades go to Twin Lakes Academy Middle School.
As of Fall 2010, students in the 9th through the 12th Grades go to Atlantic Coast High School.
- Bartram Park Development of Regional Impact Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- New school will provide education to students in the southernmost area of Duval County Archived January 13, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
- New Mandarin school to help alleviate crowding at Greenland Pines Elementary
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-13. Retrieved 2010-10-21.
- Official Bartram Springs website
- Bartram Springs HOA website
- Bartram Springs Community Forum website