Introducing new homes at Blair Estates in the desirable Mandarin area of Jacksonville, Florida

New estate-size homes near many modern conveniences is what you have to look forward to when choosing Drees Homes at Blair Estates in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville, Florida. With multiple well-designed, award-winning floor plans to choose from, you are sure to find one that fits your style and needs.

Nestled near Julington Creek and the Julington-Durbin Creek Nature Preserve, this community boasts convenient proximity to nature as well as nearby expressways, including I-95 and I-295. Schools, including Mandarin High School, as well as shopping and foodie destinations like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s are just minutes away. Located 25 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, you have the opportunity to visit Floridian beaches every weekend!

Life by the water not really your thing? Head to the TPC Sawgrass near Ponte Vedra Beach for a champion-level golf experience or go north to Downtown Jacksonville, only 20 minutes from your front door.

The Community

With a network of nearby trails, Blair Estates provides a gateway to an active lifestyle near exciting Florida wildlife. Julington-Durbin Creek Nature Preserve offers equestrian, biking and hiking trails in addition to fishing and paddle sports like kayaking. A boat ramp and picnic area are available as well. Feel free to bring your furry friends as pets are allowed.

Embark on a voyage at the Mandarin Holiday Marina, named for its significant role in the distribution of citrus fruits. Learn more about Mandarin’s rich history at Walter Jones Historic Park or visit the historic Mandarin Store and Post Office, connect with fellow gardeners at the Mandarin Garden Club, or simply enjoy the beauty of the butterfly garden and learn about native plants and healing properties of herbs. Even more history awaits at the Mandarin Museum & Historical Society where you can learn of impactful residents such as Harriet Beecher Stowe. While there may be so much to do outside of your doorstep, the award-winning floor plans within Blair Estates may not make you want to leave your new home.

The Floor Plans

The fantastic floor plans offered at Blair Estates include the Grayton, Marshall, Durbin II, Rowland, Paigelynn and Jameson. You can’t go wrong with these estate-sized home designs, whether they offer one-story convenience or two-level luxury. Browse exterior shots and scroll down to explore 3D tours to experience all the homes have to offer.

Find one that fits your wants and needs? Explore our interactive site plan featuring available home sites.

The Grayton

Specs: Square Feet: 2,589-2,659 | Stories: 1 | Garage: 2-3 | Bedrooms: 4 | Baths: 2-5 |
Unique Offerings: Option for Tray Ceilings, Covered Porch, Option for French Door Study

3D Tour of the Grayton. For illustration purposes only.

The Durbin II

Specs: Square Feet: 2,909-2,948 | Stories: 1 | Garage: 3 | Bedrooms: 4 | Baths: 3 |
Unique Offerings: Sunroom/Gameroom, Family Foyer, Casual Dining Area, Separate Owner’s Suite Closets, Optional Outdoor Living Area, Super Shower in Owner’s Suite

3D Tour of the Durbin II. For illustration purposes only.

The Jameson

Specs: Square Feet: 3,675-3,715 | Stories: 2 | Garage: 3 | Bedrooms: 4 | Baths: 4.5 |
Unique Offerings: Walk-in Pantry, First Floor Owner’s Suite, Two bedrooms on First Floor, Huge Owner’s Suite Closet, Optional Sunroom, Covered Rear Porch, Family Foyer, Bonus Room

3D Tour of the Jameson. For illustration purposes only.

Additional details

Blair Estates

Status: Now selling custom homes from the mid-$500s

To learn more about Blair Estates in Mandarin, contact Amy Wood, your New Home Specialist. For more information on new home communities located throughout the Jacksonville area, visit

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