Living or Retiring in Ormond Beach Florida

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Ormond Beach is a Great Place to Live or Retire 

Ormond Beach Florida is a beautiful idyllic seaside community with a rich history, upscale shopping, and trendy restaurants.

Situated on the coast of Florida, north of Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach is not only a fabulous place to live, but also a great place to retire.  

Visit Ormond Beach and you will absolutely fall in love with the natural beauty, friendly residents, and the quality of life here.  


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Well the secret is finally out...Ormond Beach, Florida has long been a favorite for its' beautiful beaches, temperate climate, and as a quaint prestigious location with a rich history. 

Ormond Beach is also known as the Birthplace of Speed, and over the years, "Where to Retire" Magazine has also named Ormond Beach one of the best places to retire in the US.

John D. Rockefeller selected Ormond Beach as his winter home back in 1918 when he purchased The Casements.  His famous winter home, The Casements, is now on the National Register of Historic Places.  Rockefeller is said to have been the richest man on the planet when he bought The Casements, in Ormond Beach in 1918.  The structure was named after the casement windows that faced the Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway).  During the Rockefeller days, famous visitors to the Rockefeller home included Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Will Rogers.  Rockefeller passed away in 1937.

The Casements serves as a cultural center for Ormond Beach with creative experiences for all ages, including classes, exhibits, events, gift shop and meeting spaces.  Famous visitors to the Rockefeller home included Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Will Rogers.  Rockefeller passed away in 1937.

To learn more about living in Ormond Beach, Florida visit the official website:  

If you would like to learn more about real estate in the Ormond Beach area, or relocating, retiring, and purchasing a vacation home in Ormond Beach, please contact Joyce Marsh, Broker Associate, Premier Sotheby's International Realty 386-299-8291


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Ed Silva
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I used to travel there quite often for business and was always impressed with the area

Jun 29, 2014 12:41 PM #1
Joyce Marsh
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Thanks Ed.  Yes, Ormond Beach is definitely a beautiful seaside city.  Once you visit, it is a hard place to forget.   

Jun 29, 2014 12:50 PM #2
David Saks
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Fine post. Have a terrific day and a fine week ahead.

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