Sounds like an average price, no huge discount or anything; but, I can't say for sure: if it's a good store with a good service plan or other worthwhile perks, then it might be a great deal.
I'm not a huge fan of the fork they chose, but it's not any worse than what another bike in the price-range would come with and it can easily be replaced some day if you decide to upgrade. Same with the shifters and derailleurs. However, if you are patient and able to save up another ~$50-200, you can get quite a step up in components. The Jamis Cross Country 2.0 has slightly better components (not much better of a fork though) and is only a little more expensive. A Specialized Rockhopper is a bit more of a jump in price, but likewise makes it up by being better in every way (of course, in the Rockhopper's price range, all kinds of options open up to you