Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Community Questions

What schools will my children attend?

Beacon Lake currently falls within the boundaries assigned to Ocean Palms Elementary School, Alice B. Landrum Middle School, and Allen D. Nease High School for the 2018-2019 school year. The developer has set aside funds for new school construction.  St. Johns County is rated #1 School District in Florida for 2019! As school boundaries can change, we recommend verifying your child’s designated schools with the St. John’s County School District.


What is a Community Development District?

Visit our Community Development District (CDD) page to learn more about the District and how it benefits Beacon Lake’s residents.


What will the CDD fees be?

CDD debt service and O&M (Operations & Maintenance) payments are based on lot size and appear as non-ad valorem assessments on your tax bill.

Your builder will be able to provide you with the CDD fee information for your home.


Will there be HOA fees?

Yes, there will be HOA fees.


Is Beacon Lake part of Twin Creeks?

Beacon Lake is a master development from BBX Capital Real Estate. It is separate from Twin Creeks, which is being developed by another company.


Can Beacon Lake residents use the lagoon at Twin Creeks?

The retail and restaurants at Twin Creeks are open to the public.  Twin Creeks’ community amenities (including the lagoon) are for the exclusive use of Twin Creeks’ residents.


Will Beacon Lake be a gated community?

There are no plans at this time to make Beacon Lake a gated community.



Builder Questions

When will home sales begin? 

Home sales are underway at Beacon Lake!  Stop in and tour five beautiful models presented by 

Dream Finders Homes and Mattamy Homes   Builder’s models are open 7 days a week.  Contact each builder directly for information about available models and lots.


Can I buy a lot and build with my own builder?

Only carefully selected, exclusive builders may build in Beacon Lake.  Consult the site plan to see which builders are designated for the home site you’re interested in.


Will there be any builder specials or incentives?

Contact the Dream Finders Homes and Mattamy Homes sales representatives directly for questions related to homes and pricing.


When will townhome sales begin?

Pre-Sales have begun!  Contact a Dream Finders Homes sales representative directly for information about Harborside at Beacon Lake.


Amenity Questions

When will the Lake House open to residents?

The Lake House opened to residents in February 2019.  Join our VIP List for regular project updates.


Can we bring guests to the Lake House?



Will the Lake House be open to the public?

The Lake House will be open to residents with limited access to general public.


Will there be a restaurant or snack bar at the Lake House?



Can we bring our own coolers to the pool and beach?

Yes, within reason.


Will there be an activities director, personal trainers, fitness instructors, etc.?

Riverside Management was hired by the CDD to manage the Lake House and other community amenities. The Amenity Manager’s office is open Monday – Friday.  The manager can be reached at the email and phone listed below.


Residents have access to a community dashboard and receive announcements about community events, movie nights, fitness classes, swimming lessons, etc.   Join our VIP List for updates about Beacon Lake and see why so many people love living here.


Can we rent the social room for private parties?  If so, what will room rental fees be?

Residents can rent the social room for private parties. Please contact the Lake House Manager for more information:



Lake Questions

What kinds of boats are permitted on Beacon Lake?

Canoes, kayaks, rowboats and paddle boats  are permitted on Beacon Lake.  Motorized watercraft are not permitted.


Is fishing permitted in Beacon Lake?

Fishing is permitted from the dock, the shoreline and from canoes, kayaks and rowboats.  Fishing is not permitted on the beach when other beachgoers are present.


Is swimming permitted in Beacon Lake?

“No-Swimming” signs will be posted all around the lake.  It’s best to enjoy Beacon Lake from a kayak, canoe, rowboat or paddle boat, while exercising caution and using proper safety equipment.