Villas of West End Unit B is a quiet townhome community located west of I-75 just off of Newberry Road, near Jonesville. The Villas of West End is one of several neighborhoods within the larger Villages of West End Community tucked away on the north side of the development, originally developed in the late 1980’s. Also known as Villas North, the neighborhood has 153 single-story townhomes across 29 buildings constructed in two phases. Over the past four years, Kara Bolton Homes, Inc. has been the exclusive builder and has constructed 64 townhomes amongst twelve buildings. The last three buildings, 18 townhomes, will be constructed in 2020. Kara has five popular floorplans to choose from, ranging in size from a 1223 sf two bedroom, two bath model priced in the low $200’s to a 1835 sf three bedroom, two bath model, priced in the low $300’s.
The Villas of West End townhomes constructed by Kara Bolton Homes, Inc. feature prominent covered front porches with gabled rooflines. The illuminated roadway has curb and gutter and a sidewalk on one side. Mailboxes are located in two clusters within the community and are managed by the US Postal Service in Newberry. Clay Electric Cooperative provides underground electric. Gainesville Regional Utilities provides municipal water and sewer. Gas service is not available to the townhomes. Satellite dishes are also permitted with prior HOA approval.
The Villas of West End has several amenities for residents and their guests to enjoy. All residents within the larger Villages of West End community have access to the clubhouse and pool located at 1105 NW 124th Boulevard and the tennis courts along NW 12th Road. The cabana and swimming pool located along NW 12th Road are exclusively for the residents of Villas of West End Unit B Phases 1 and 2 (Villas North Townhomes). The clubhouse and cabana may be reserved for social gatherings through a friendly resident coordinator. A newsletter is circulated by residents of the community regarding neighborhood events, such as Bingo held at the clubhouse.
Homeowners in the Villas of West End enjoy a low-maintenance community with the help of a property manager, Vesta Property Services. Vesta manages the irrigation system, lawn care and lawn pest control, mowing of stormwater management basins, property insurance and maintenance on each exterior building structure, as well as annual termite protection. The current monthly HOA dues are $200 per month to support the management services of the community.
Residents have convenient access to the Steeplechase Shopping Center and Publix Supermarket through interconnecting public roadways that pass through the communities of Fairway Pointe at West End and Arbor Greens. Just across Newberry Road is North Florida Regional Medical Center Emergency Center and the coveted Tioga Town Center with Starbucks, Gainesville Health and Fitness, Dave’s New York Deli, Northwest Seafood, Maple Street Biscuit Company, Word of Beer, along with several other professional offices and fine retailers.
Villas of West End is currently zoned for Meadowbrook Elementary, Fort Clarke Middle School and Buchholz High Schools. Rotary Park at Jonesville, an Alachua County public park, is just a few miles northwest of Villages of West End, located at 14100 NW 32nd Avenue. Also known as Jonesville Park, it is the area's premier sports and family park, offering numerous opportunities for organized sports activities, as well as picnic and play facilities. A mile-long fitness trail is also available for visitor's use. A pickle ball court is incorporated into the basketball court. Alachua County, through the Parks Division, has entered into several public-private cooperative agreements to provide recreational opportunities to its citizens. Jonesville Park is home to Gatorball Baseball Academy with four baseball/softball fields, Gainesville Soccer Alliance with six soccer fields, two of which are lighted along with the concession stand; and Jonesville Tennis which features 14 lighted clay courts, 1 tournament standard show court, 2 large pavilions, a pro-shop, and restrooms with shower facilities.