Mentone is an energy efficient, family-friendly neighborhood in southwest Gainesville. This community was developed by Atlantic Design Builders from 1998-2005. According to the builder “Atlantic Design is not just a builder – Atlantic Design Homes is a multi-faceted company bringing you exceptional construction, renovations, design services and interior design – all under one roof.” Mentone offers almost 350 single-family homes and is a popular Gainesville community.
You will find contemporary and traditional style homes in this neighborhood ranging from 1500 – 3000 sq. ft. Prices currently range from $170K – $250K.
Mentone’s amenities include a clubhouse, heated community pool + kiddie pool, basketball court, playground, soccer field, tennis courts, walking trails, and sidewalks throughout the community. HOA fees are $140 quarterly and include upkeep of the neighborhood and amenities.
The Mentone community hosts a Board of Directors and social committee meeting each month at the pool pavilion to discuss neighborhood improvements and events. With their social committee, they offer a community wide spring/fall yard sale, back-to-school ice cream social, Halloween parade, and holiday house decorating contest. “Mentone aims to be a family friendly community that works together for the benefit of everyone. We seek to maintain a peaceful, beautiful and welcoming neighborhood.”
Mentone is located 5 miles west of I-75 on Archer Road, and 7 miles from the University of Florida and Shands.Mentone is zoned for Kimball Wiles Elementary, Kanapaha Middle School and Gainesville High School.