Delray Beach real estate is recognized worldwide as offering homes for sale in a first class resort destination. The city is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades, making it possible to see alligators and dolphins all within a 20 minute drive! Delray Beach real estate is known for its luxury country clubs, high-end waterfront homes and condos, family-friendly gated and non-gated neighborhoods, and active adult communities with endless activities. It’s easy to get to know your neighbors and make friends that will last a lifetime!
Homes in Delray Beach consist of properties built by some of the nation’s most accomplished builders, including Toll Brothers, GL Homes, Kenco Custom Homes, and Courchene Development. Residents can enjoy miles of pristine sandy beaches, nature trails, bike paths, parks, tot lots, recreation centers, and waterways that surround the city. Delray Beach has been the recipient of many of the nation’s top awards including All-American City, Voice of the People, and Playful City USA.
The crown jewel of Delray Beach, is the downtown Pineapple Grove Arts District. Here you will find trendy restaurants, high-end boutiques, casual bars, live entertainment, and exciting nightlife. Downtown plays host to many notable family fun events including the Garlic Fest, Craft Festival, Art & Jazz on the Avenue, July 4th Celebration, the 100-foot Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, and the Holiday Parade. Tennis is a popular sport here, and the Tennis Center is host to many major sporting events including the International Tennis Championship and the Chris Evert Celebrity Tennis Classic. Reserve a court at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, a full-service public tennis facility with 14 clay courts, 6 hard courts, and a 8,200-seat stadium located near downtown on Atlantic Avenue.
Homes in Delray Beach will afford access to art and music including the nearby Wick Theater, Boca Museum of Art, Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, and endless art festivals in the winter months. Enjoy perfect weather all year long, where it rarely dips below 60 degrees in the winter, and summers are meant for swimming in the pool and snorkeling off the beach.
The city has 2 miles of public beach, and Travel Holiday Magazine named Delray Municipal Beach as the top beach in the southeastern United States. The remains of the British Steamship Inchulva that sank on Sept 11, 1903, are located in shallow water near the public beach, and is a habitat for native fish and corals. Known today as the Delray Wreck, the site is noted for snorkeling and scuba diving.
Delray Beach has a street-legal golf cart community among residents as well as local businesses. Exhilaride offers street-legal golf cart rentals to visitors and residents by the hour, day or longer. Delray also offers a free park-and-ride trolley service that runs from the Tri-rail station on Congress Avenue, east to A1A.
The city is conveniently located near three major shopping malls, anchored by stores such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, and Nordstrom. With access to both I-95 and the Florida Turnpike, residents and visitors will have an easy commute to Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale International airports, as well as Port Everglades where cruise ships depart daily. Enjoy living a life on vacation in your new home in Delray Beach!
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