Spotlighting History: Amelia Island Lighthouse is Florida’s Oldest

History is all around when you live at Amelia National Golf & Country Club.

This private, gated community 30 minutes north of Jacksonville lies 10 minutes west of the historic town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, where pristine Atlantic beaches, coastal forests and waterways have attracted civilization from way back — and we do mean WAY BACK.

Native people likely were its first residents. Then, the past five centuries have witnessed discovery, colonial settlements, wars, and finally stabilization and peace.

Flags from eight European and North American countries and ruling entities have flown over this northeast Florida corner, and you don’t […]

Amelia National Anglers: Go Fish the George Crady Bridge

Love your new custom Florida home at Amelia National Golf & Country Club, but hankering for some serious fishing grounds?

Much wildlife abounds at this gated enclave only 10 minutes west of Amelia Island and 30 minutes north of Jacksonville, but if you’re looking to hook dinner, or a trophy, you’ll have to leave Amelia National.

Fishing in the Sunshine State is an angler’s dream. So many people move here to take it up, indulge their favorite outdoor hobby, or become involved in a local fishing group.

Almost endless saltwater and freshwater opportunities abound near Amelia National, but we’re going to point […]

Amelia National Bucket List: Horseback Riding at the Beach

Whether you already enjoy the active lifestyle at Amelia National Golf & Country Club, or are considering it, we’re here with another outdoor resource to explore in this corner of northeast Florida.

Amelia National is only minutes from Amelia Island, one of Florida’s most sought-after destinations. If you haven’t explored Amelia Island State Park at the island’s southern tip, you’re missing a great day excursion and some amazing natural terrain almost in your own backyard.

And horseback riding on the beach! More below.

Your new custom home at Amelia National isn’t far from Amelia Island State Park — only 16 miles and […]

Not ‘Clubby:’ Amelia National is a True Community

Country-club living is stuffy? Where you’d get that idea?

We know, sort of. Movies, television and other forms of entertainment often lampoon a “country-club lifestyle.” But if you’re searching for a new custom Florida home in northeast Florida, banish those stereotypical notions of staid, stuck-up luxury.

Amelia National is a beautiful, welcoming master-planned community that boasts some of the most enviable amenities in the region. There’s truly something here for all, and if you need a change of pace, nearby Amelia Island and its historic town of Fernandina Beach serve up additional, endless options.

Hence, Amelia National is more than just “clubby.”
The […]

Meet the Juliette and the Vienna: Amelia National’s Smaller Floor Plans

Ready to live the gated-community lifestyle, but with a bit less house?

We at ICI Homes got your back!

At Amelia National Golf and Country Club in Fernandina Beach, Florida, we currently offer no less than 13 floor plans to suit yours and your family’s needs. Those plans range from a smidge under 2,000 square feet, to over 4,000, with all sorts of versatile configurations.

But you’re not interested in buying a house here, just to buy a house, right? We didn’t think so.

Amelia National is one of northeast Florida’s premier master-planned communities. Its amazing amenities include a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, […]

A Month in the Life of Amelia National

Searching for a new home north of Jacksonville, Florida? Near the city, but not its daily hustle and bustle?

Head northeast of “JAX” to Amelia National Golf and Country Club. It’s located 10 minutes west of Amelia Island, one of Florida’s sought-after Atlantic Coast destinations, and offers resort-style living in a private, gated community.

But if you think all you’ll hear are crickets and the whack of a golf club against a ball, think again. This expansive, master-planned community set amid coastal forests and tranquil ponds, offers enough activities and social events to fill its residents’ calendars every day of the […]

Surprisingly Versatile: Why You Should Explore Amelia National

You might already know Amelia National is wonderful place to live and play. It’s located in a prime part of northeast Florida, with the thriving, expanding Jacksonville metro area only 30 minutes south.

Amelia National definitely offers premium amenities and a variety of new home opportunities. Here’s how best to explore Amelia National.
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There are several floorplans currently being built here, which range from 2,402 square feet – 4,001 square feet. Plus, we have a team of architectural designers ready and waiting to help make your new custom home wholly yours.

All Amelia National floor plans can be […]

How to Stay Fit at Amelia National

The above headline might puzzle you, especially if you know that Amelia National Golf & Country Club is renowned for its Tom Fazio-designed golf course and country-club lifestyle.

What’s the popular saying? “Golf is a good walk spoiled?”

Well, let’s be honest. Being fit is a huge boost to your golf game and your enjoyment of it. However, a round of golf generally doesn’t ignite your heart rate like a solid cardiovascular workout. Unless you speed-walk 18 holes every day regardless of weather, and carry your own bag

But, we suspect some of you might want to separate your recreation from your workout. […]

Introduce Yourself to Amelia National on a VIP Tour

We at ICI Homes want you to meet one of our signature communities, the exclusive, gated Amelia National Golf and Country Club in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

The amenities, lifestyle and location are top-shelf, and new-home buyers here will find a generous choice of floorplans and homesites. Go big or go with a just-right custom-build somewhere in between.

We at ICI Homes are Florida’s Custom Home Builder. We’ve built all over the state for more than four decades, so we know how to tailor your Amelia National choices — whatever they may be — to your wishes.

But first you must get to […]

Wannabe a Snowbird? Fly South to Amelia National

Don that seasonal snowbird badge proudly! You’ll be one of millions who dwell part-time in Florida, mostly during the cooler months, and we at ICI Homes will be glad to have you.

In all seriousness, the seasonal population is a strong economic contributor to many U.S. states with hospitality and tourism industries. Seasonal homes typically function as fun escapes for their owners (with all the comforts of home) and typically appear in cities or regions brimming with amenities, outdoor recreation or hobby destinations.

There probably aren’t many of us who’d spurn a sunny, 75-degree beach day, a round of golf, or […]

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