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Discover Why HGTV Chose Anastasia Island for Their 2024 Dream Home

Welcome to Anastasia Island, where the sun-kissed shores of Florida's eastern coast meet a world of adventure, relaxation, and natural beauty. Nestled just south of historic downtown St. Augustine, Anastasia Island beckons with its pristine beaches, diverse ecosystems, and rich cultural heritage. It's no wonder HGTV selected this beautiful location for their 2024 Dream Home!

The registrations might be over to enter to win the dream home, but it is not too late to live on this beautiful oasis. We are delighted to offer you a glimpse into the island lifestyle that awaits.

Anastasia State Park, Anastasia Island
Anastasia State Park

Here's why Anastasia Island stands out as the perfect place to call home:

1. Beachfront Paradise: Stretching for 14 miles along the Atlantic Ocean, Anastasia Island boasts some of the most picturesque beaches in Florida. From the bustling shores of St. Augustine Beach to the tranquil sands of Anastasia State Park, there's a spot for every beach lover to enjoy sunbathing, swimming, surfing, bicycling, or simply strolling along the shoreline.

2. Natural Wonders: Beyond its pristine beaches, Anastasia Island is a haven for nature lovers. Explore the diverse ecosystems of Anastasia State Park, home to ancient sand dunes, maritime hammocks, and abundant wildlife. Embark on a kayak adventure through the winding waterways of the Intracoastal Waterway, or hike along scenic trails that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

3. Historic Charm: Just a short walk from Cortez on the Water lies the historic city of St. Augustine, the nation's oldest continuously occupied European settlement. Step back in time as you wander through cobblestone streets lined with centuries-old architecture, visit iconic landmarks like the Castillo de San Marcos and the St. Augustine Lighthouse, or immerse yourself in the city's vibrant arts and culture scene.

4. Outdoor Adventures: With its mild climate and abundance of sunshine, Anastasia Island invites residents to embrace outdoor living year-round. Tee off at world-class golf courses, cast a line in pristine fishing waters, or embark on a dolphin-watching cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway. Whether you're an avid adventurer or simply seeking relaxation in nature, Anastasia Island offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun.

At Cortez on the Water, we're committed to providing you with the ultimate island living experience. Our waterfront community has new units available and offers luxurious amenities, spacious condos, and deep water boat slips for every resident, ensuring that your every need is met in style.

Cortez on the Water, Anastasia Island, Anastasia State Park, Downtown St. Augustine
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Ready to make Anastasia Island your home? Schedule a showing with us today and experience the magic of island living for yourself.

Check out some pictures of the Anastasia Island HGTV Dream Home 2024 by clicking here:

Reach out to Donna Wendler to learn more: 904-669-3081 or email

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