Fleming Island FL Real Estate
Fleming Island, Florida is an unincorporated area in Clay County Florida. It is located 15 miles southwest of Jacksonville, on the western side of the St. Johns River, off US 17. It has a rich history, first settled in the late 1700's by George Fleming. He immigrated from Ireland and he and his wife Sophia tended orange groves and other crops on their plantation. George Fleming named his island plantation Hibernia, the Latin word for Ireland, in honor of his island home country. The 1,000 acre island property was gained by a land grant from the Spanish.
Today, Fleming Island is a vibrant suburban community featuring beautiful waterfront homes, private communities such as Fleming Island Plantation and Golf and Country Clubs including Fleming Island Country Club.
Residents leading the active lifestyle have all the amenities they need, recreational facilities, including golf, tennis, jogging paths and marina, local shopping, restaurants, and great public and private schools. Fleming Island has just what you are looking for!