By Sammi Foss

Markland is a community in St. Johns County grounded in traditional styled architecture and a connected sense of community with just under 400 home sites. This 314 acre master planned community is set on a backdrop of thousands of acres of protected preservation forest that adds to the pristine, historical reputation that Markland is known for. Dream Finders Homes offers a variety of single and two-story homes in this community making it perfect for first-time homebuyers, a growing family or those looking to downsize. Living in this community gives residents the luxury large community amenities, but with a small-scale community experience. 


At the center of Markland lies the amenity stronghold, the Manor House, a classic styled home to inspired by the Markland House, built in 1839, which is a long-standing symbol of St. Augustine’s hospitality and tradition. The Manor House is an expansive two-story estate that encompasses a warm first floor that includes a gathering room and coffee bar that opens to the resort style pool. The second floor is dedicated to residents’ health and wellness, with an array of equipment for any workout along with hundreds of interactive fitness classes. Markland also has two 15-acre recreational lakes perfect for a day of fishing, canoeing or kayaking. This community is a perfect place to raise a family, between the amazing amenity center, recreational lakes, neighborhood parks, tot lots and dog parks everyone in your family will feel right at home.


Markland is located just off of I-95 and International Golf Parkway a growing area in Northern St. Johns County. Conveniently located near the Shoppes at Murabella, which is an expanding part of the area that offers an array of shopping and dining options. Markland is also located in the heart of golf country, with many challenging courses including World Golf Village and Palencia Golf Club, just moments away from this community. While Dad’s favorite place may be the pristine links, a family fun day at Vilano Beach is just 15 minutes away. Enjoy over 20 miles of white sands that extend from Vilano Beach to Crescent Beach and great dining and shopping this coastal area has to offer. Since Markland is also apart of St. Johns County, residents have access to some of the best schools in Florida, ensuring that their children will have the best education possible. Markland is located in a perfect area of St. Johns County that offers something for everyone in the family, don’t miss your chance to build in this amazing location!

The Dream Finders Homes Difference

Dream Finders Homes is dedicated to building quality construction at affordable pricing while also affording buyers flexibility in personalizing their home. This means we believe you should have the ability to put your stamp and style on your new home!

You can personalize your home to your taste and truly ensure it’s “built to fit your lifestyle.” Whether you’re a first-time buyer, looking for a larger home or downsizing, Dream Finders has the perfect plan for you. It’s all about YOU!  If it’s important to you…it’s important to us! That is the Dream Finders difference.


Markland offers 13 of Dream Finders most popular single family floor plans. Between one and two-story homes ranging from 2,754 sq. ft. to 4,396 sq. ft., 3-6 bedrooms, 3-4.5 bathrooms, with prices starting in the mid 300’s. With a limited number of lots available, you’ll want to reserve yours today to start building your dream home in this one of a kind location.

If you are interested in moving before the new school year starts, ask us about our quick move-in homes!

Contact us today if you would like to find out more information about building or buying in Markland: 904.738.0165.