Ormond Beach Overview

By
Services for Real Estate Pros with Florida Real Estate Network

Surrounded by lakes, forests and streams, it is an ideal location for outdoor activities

  • Ormond beach is often referred to as the Birthplace of Speed.
  • Automobile racing began on the wide, smooth beaches of Ormond Beach in 1903, which led to land-speed records, beach races in nearby Daytona Beach and the founding of NASCAR.
  • Once the home of John D. Rockefeller, Ormond Beach quickly earned a reputation as a first-class resort town with an exceptional quality of life, which still continues today.
  • The average age in years is 46.
  • Per an MLS search in Oct 2005-the starting point for a 2/2 was, $233,000

Ormond Beach description and assets

A seaside community, located in the northeastern corner of the East-central region of Florida, separated by the Halifax River on the west, and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east.

It is a small community of only 40,000 and offers a great peaceful lifestyle. If you do opt for more choices (shopping-entertainment) then the neighboring communities of historic St. Augustine, Orlando and metropolitan Jacksonville are less than a 1 to 2 hour drive.
For exact distances go to
http://www.ersys.com/usa/12/1253150/distance.htm

The environment:
The subtropical climate feels more tropical in the summer. With an average high temperature of 88 degrees during the summers.
White sand beaches offer sunning and relaxation, water and jet skiing, surfing, scuba diving, fishing and windsurfing.
Just three miles north of Ormond Beach is the scenic Tomoka State Park, which offer fishing, boating, hiking and camping. The park also has walking and biking paths, wooded campsites and guided canoe tours along the Tomoka and Halifax Rivers. In addition to this there are a total opf 16 other parks in the area.

Bulow Creek State Park, Featuring one of the largest stands of Southern Live Oak,  can be found just off the Old Dixie Highway.

Business in Ormond Beach
Ormond Beach enjoys a firm place in the expanding commercial and residential market of Daytona Beach Metro. (population 509,545). Business owners here, have a healthy business climate and opportunities to take part in worldwide marketing.

Public Schools
Name: Hinson Middle School
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 1860 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32117
386 258-4682

Name: Ormond Beach Elementary PTA
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 100 Corbin Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
386 258-4666

Name: Ormond Beach Middle School
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 151 Domicilio Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
386 258-4667
WebSite: http://www.obms.org

Name: Osceola Elementary School
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 100 Osceola Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32176
386 258-4669

Name: Pine Trail Elementary School
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 300 Airport Rd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
386 258-4672

Name: Seabreeze High School
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 2700 N. Oleander Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
386 258-4674
WebSite: http://www.seabreezehigh.org

Name: Tomoka Elementary School
Category: Schools-Public
Address: 999 Old Tomoka Rd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
386 258-4676

Private Schools
Name: Bet Sefer Heritage School
Category: Schools-Private
Address: 55 N. Washington St., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
386 676-0539

Name: Our Lady of Lourdes Church & School
Category: Schools-Private
Address: 1014 N. Halifax Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
386 255-0433 Ext:
WebSite: http://www.olld.org

Name: St. Brendan School
Category: Schools-Private
Address: 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach,, FL 32176
386 441-1331

Health
Name: Florida Hospital Memorial Division
Category: Hospitals
Address: 875 Sterthaus Ave., Ormond Beach, Fl 32174
386 676-6000
WebSite: http://www.FHMD.com

Name: Florida Hospital-Oceanside
Category: Hospitals
Address: 264 S. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32176
386 672-4161
WebSite: http://www.FHMD.com

To see a full list of all health facilities go to http://facilitylocator.floridahealthstat.com/
In conclusion Ormond beach is a popular retiree area, so if you are looking foe a small community with options nearby, this could be the place.

For more stats countywide go to the Daytona general info links. For Real Estate information and related businesses see the Real Estate section.
“Think about the possibilities of living in an area where most people go for vacation.”

Courtesy of http://www.flarren.com

Comments (1)

Anthony Stokes-Pereira
Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty - Nanuet, NY
Realtor

Hi Dennis;

Great community information, Good luck.............

Oct 25, 2008 04:31 AM