Oyster Bay Harbour Lifestyle
Oyster Bay Harbour is proud to boast some of the greatest neighbors in any community anywhere. Our homeowners have quickly become fast friends, many socializing and getting together for cookouts, bowling, boating excursions or just a glass of wine at the Tiki Hut on the weekends. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and has a true small town charm.
It is the reason many people chose Oyster Bay Harbour. It just feels like home. From the magnificent views to the boating, from the beautiful trees to lovely Amelia Island, the reasons are many why people love Oyster Bay Harbour. Take a moment to view the video of our Homeowner’s Testimonials and you’ll understand why they believe they found Paradise.
The Oyster Bay Property Association is a non-profit corporation designed to protect the beauty and integrity of Oyster Bay Harbour. The OBPOA consist of a governing board and several committees devoted to preserving the natural landscape of the community while simultaneously maintaining fiscal soundness and promoting an active social atmosphere.
The Architectural Review Board reviews home plans monthly in an effort to blend the coastal casual lifestyle with the abundant moss draped tree canopies. The OBPOA fees are $100 per month paid on a quarterly basis. The OBPOA is managed by Leland Management.
Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood
1. Make a list of all of the amenities that are close by in the neighborhood you are considering as your new residence. Keep in mind what distances and routes to each of these places are acceptable and what are not.
2. Determine what the best features of the neighborhoods are. This is especially helpful if you are deciding between a few different neighborhoods.
- Are there parks nearby?
- Is it scenic and visually appealing?
- Are there quiet areas, streets, culs de sac?
- Are the people friendly in the neighborhood?
- Is the neighborhood clean? Yards, streets, parks?
- Are there nice trees and foliage?
- Do the lots have large or small yards?
- Are there walkways and are they easily accessible?
- Is it a safe neighborhood?
- What are the market values of the homes in the area?
- Are there many houses for sale?
- How long ago was the community developed?
- What is the average age of the people in the area?
- Are there families with small children in the area?
- What is the proximity to schools?
- Are there community events or organizations?
3. Walk or bicycle around in the neighborhood. The best way to determine the cleanliness and friendliness of the neighborhood is to walk around in it and meet its residents.
4. Make sure to attend a Homeowners Association Meeting.
Community is an essential part of family, of lifestyle, and of real estate. Understanding local conditions is important when it comes to buying and selling real estate, but the neighborhood you choose can have a dramatic impact on all other aspects of your life as well.