Those searching homes for sale in Historic St. Augustine, will be very pleased with the results. St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest continuously settled city in the United States. Recently celebrating its 450th birthday in high style including a visit from the King and Queen of Spain! St. Augustine was founded by Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565 and claimed for Spain. Today, it is easy to spot the Spanish influence in the architecture of many of the homes for sale in historic downtown St. Augustine. As you walk the brick-paved streets of downtown, you will be astounded by the sheer volume of historic sites that are well maintained and open for tours. One of these, the González-Alvarez House was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark as The Oldest House in the US. You may be searching historical homes for sale in St. Augustine, but this one is not an option as it has been converted into a museum.