A Winter Home in Palm Beach - Thinking of Buying a Second Home in Florida?

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Real Estate Agent with Floridian International Realty Inc.

 

 

Palm lined Worth Avenue

 

According to early settler accounts, Palm Beach received its name from a shipwreck named the "Providencia."The ship washed ashore in January of 1878 with a load of cocoanuts bound from Havana to Barcelona.Early settlers lost no time claiming salvage and planting the cocoanuts which were not native to South Florida in an effort to launch tropical South Florida on a commercial cocoanut industry.Henry M. Flagler, a millionaire industrialist and owner of the Florida East Coast Railway, began buying acres of land on the island of Palm Beach.Many early homesteaders found themselves very wealthy, as orders had been given to buy "at any price."The town was incorporated on April 17, 1911 and soon began long range plans to develop and protect the island paradise.In 1929, the Garden Club of Palm Beach joined the Town and formally sponsored the preparation of a Town Plan.After over 70 years of graceful evolution, the Town today has a Strategic Plan and and a Comprehensive Plan which guide continuing efforts to preserve the quality and beauty of Palm Beach.

 

Golf at the Edge of the Ocean

 

 

Today, Palm Beach is a fully developed community, world-renowned for its extraordinary beauty, quality of life and small-town character. It’s a Mediterranean-style mecca of stunning architecture and natural beauty, acclaimed shopping, restaurants and hotels, a cosmopolitan culture. It has become known as the place to be in winter. With a climate that offers temperate winter weather with year round sunshine, Northerners looking for their own private piece of paradise have always flocked to Palm Beach and continue to do so.

The Town’s hotels, the Ritz Carlton, The Breakers and The Colony to name just a few offer guests incomparable privacy and comfort. But for those looking to own a piece of this island Paradise that is Palm Beach, there is much to choose from. Both Intracoastal and Ocean condos with breathtaking views, buy a ready to move-in home or renovate to your liking. Townhouses overlooking the golf course or a palatial historic home with the finest features. Whatever you decide, Palm Beach is the place to be. In easy driving distance to Palm Beach International Airport and close to hundreds of dining and entertainment options, you will never regret owning a second, winter home in Palm Beach

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