Old Floresta is a historical community that dates back to the famous developer Addison Mizner (1872-1933) who was an architectural legend. Mizner’s development company began construction on custom homes in what became known as Old Floresta. The homes were originally constructed for various family members, directors, and executives of his company. The homes in Old Floresta, Boca Raton had simple facades and the best of Spanish architecture with rough-finished stucco, and a multitude of windows and doors that opened up to wrought-iron verandas. Famous for barrel tiled roofs that were constructed at Mizner Industries, this community has become synonymous with old world charm. The area is home to many of Boca Raton’s oldest estates.
Located just east of I-95 and north of Palmetto Park Road is a small community known as Lake Floresta Park. It is this type of community that many people dream of calling home. In Lake Floresta Park, there is no governing homeowner’s association with its many rules and regulations. Here, residents are free to use their property as they wish. In a community like Lake Floresta Park, every home is unique in both design and character. Homeowners are able to put their own personal stamp on their property and stand out from the crowd. There are just over 200 single family homes in Lake Floresta Park. While many of these homes were constructed in the early 1970s, a large percentage of them have been completely renovated and updated with all the modern conveniences that today’s buyers desire when purchasing a new home. In Lake Floresta Park, buyers will find three, four, and five bedroom homes with either stacked or split floor plans and open kitchens. The crown jewel of Lake Floresta Park is the beautiful lake in the center of the community known as Lake Floresta.
A common question asked by buyers is why should we choose Lake Floresta Park over any other Boca Raton community? The question is a good one, and easily answered. Homeowners love Lake Floresta Park’s unique location. Beautiful, tree-lined streets, lush greenery, and pristine manicured lawns are just some of the features that set Old Floresta homes apart from the rest. It’s spot in Central East Boca is close to I-95, and all the luxuries of downtown Boca living. Residents are able to commute to local major cities including West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami with ease. The local public schools for Lake Floresta Park are top notch. Children who live in the neighborhood have the opportunity to attend the best schools in the area: Addison Mizner Elementary, Boca Raton Middle and Boca Raton High School. Boca Raton High School is known for its multitude of AP classes, high matriculation, and many accolades. In fact, it is so popular that out of district students can no longer attend the school unless they register for the ROTC program. Lake Floresta Park residents also love being just a mile and a half from the beautiful sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Within a short drive, Lake Floresta Park residents can enjoy fabulous shopping, amazing restaurants, museums and much more. There really is nothing like living in a community like Lake Floresta Park, which offers its residents an environment of luxury and opulence.
Today, Old Floresta real estate is still popular among modern executives and important Boca Raton families who have lived in the community for generations. However, the neighborhood is still very welcoming and warm to its newer residents. Homes for sale in Old Floresta range from 2,000 to 6,000 square feet, and are priced from $700,000 to over $2,000,000. As you drive through the lush landscaping of tree lined streets, you can feel the true history of Old Floresta. Once you set eyes on this community, you will fall in love.
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