Living in Riverside & Avondale

Short-Term Luxury Rental Homes in Riverside & Avondale

Riverside Avondale is one of Jacksonville, Florida’s most iconic neighborhoods. Artsy, edgy and historic, this vibrant, eclectic community is one of the city’s most “walkable” addresses with homes located close to nearby restaurants, boutiques and parks, as well as major Downtown employers and additional recreational amenities.

Riverside Avondale Location

The Riverside Avondale neighborhood of Jacksonville is located on the northwest banks of the St. Johns River, bounded by Roosevelt Avenue to the west, I-10 and I-95 to the north, and the St. Johns River to the east. Riverside sits north of Avondale, bisected by Edgewood Avenue. The neighborhood of Five Points is just north and east of both.

Riverside Avondale Weather

Due to its proximity to the St. Johns River, the weather in Riverside Avondale is typically a little cooler in summer and warmer in winter than some inland areas of Jacksonville. The weather is typically gorgeous with an average annual high of 80° (ranging from 65° to 92°) and an average annual low temperature of 56° (39° to 71°).

Who Lives in Riverside Avondale?

The residents of Riverside and Avondale tend to be younger, white-collar professionals (average age: 35-36 years old), most of whom work in Downtown Jacksonville. There are many more singles (including separated, divorced and widowed), than married couples. Most enjoy the urban lifestyle and historic qualities of the area.

The Riverside Avondale Lifestyle

Riverside and Avondale are actually two different neighborhoods that have blended into one, over time. Avondale is newer and more residential in nature, while Riverside is older, more artsy, edgy and eclectic. Both areas have established commercial districts with abundant shopping, dining, arts, parks and public gathering spaces. Riverside is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places and has been voted as one of the country’s “Top 10 Great Neighborhoods due to its planning and live-work-play character.

Things to Do in Riverside Avondale

There is so many things to do in Riverside and Avondale, most within a short walk of home which is part of what drives the popularity of this beautiful area with its quaint tree-shaded streets. There are many fine restaurants, trendy boutiques, fun bars and great shopping. The Five Points commercial district in particular is a fun, funky place to explore. Other can’t-miss amenities include the Riverside Arts Market and the Cummer Museum of Art. Downtown Jax with all of its many amenities is also just up the street.

Riverside Avondale Luxury Home Rentals

Home Manager Rentals specializes in luxury rental homes and condos in the Riverside Avondale area of Jacksonville. There are many beautiful preserved and updated single-family historic homes in the area, as well as elegant, modern high-rise riverfront condos. The luxury properties that we manage are all editorially staged, fully furnished and typically outfitted with a wealth of upscale amenities including swimming pools, upscale appliances, beautiful views, and much more!

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