Florida’s magnificent east coast offers many gated communities near beaches, restaurants, shopping and other amenities. Residents who choose to live in one of these neighborhoods will find a friendly atmosphere and luxurious homes surrounded by all the lush natural beauty that makes Florida so desirable. Enjoy a world of recreational opportunities, along with area events and festivals throughout the year.

 

BreakawayTrailsBreakaway Trails

 Breakaway Trails in Ormond Beach is surrounded by conservation areas and offers a family atmosphere. Homes are situated on large lots and priced from $300K to over $550K. Active families will find sports facilities such as tennis and basketball courts, a hockey roller skating rink, a community pool and a playground. Outdoor living is the premiere advantage at Breakaway Trails, and residents will have the use of a covered pavilion and wandering paths that wind past wooded areas and lakes.

Nearby Tomoka State Park provides facilities for camping, picnicking and canoeing and nearby rivers are perfect for boating. Beaches and championship golf are just minutes away. A great way to discover the Ormond Beach area is to take the scenic loop past the sparkling water of the Intracoastal Waterway and the beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. The trail takes you to historical sites like the Casements, the John D. Rockefeller home now open to the public, and vegetation and wildlife that typify the area.

The Daytona area offers the famous international Speedway, a gorgeous stretch of pristine white beaches and the popular fishing and amusement pier. Stop at a local art museum and step back in time at the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and the Sugar Mill ruins botanical gardens. A daytrip will take you to the theme parks of Orlando by major roadways.

 

ChelseaPlaceChelsea Place

 The charm of Old Florida vernacular architecture gives Chelsea Place in Ormond Beach its distinction. Residents will enjoy living in beautiful single-family homes on tree lined streets near lakes, gazebos and lush natural parkland. There is a wide range of onsite amenities ideal for families who enjoy an active lifestyle. There is an impressive community clubhouse and an inviting community swimming pool with convenient beach access. Residents will find a well-equipped fitness center and playgrounds for the children on the premises.

Choose from homes at Chelsea Place featuring three to six spacious bedrooms and 1,500 to 3,000 square feet of living space. Homes are set on large homesites with lake views and serene panoramas of conservation areas. Residents will appreciate functional features like plantation shutters, thermal windows and vaulted ceilings, along with screened lanais and hardwood flooring. Ask about layouts with such features as a breakfast nook, granite countertops and center islands in the gourmet kitchen. Master bedroom suites have private baths with soaking tubs, his and hers vanities and huge walk-in closets.

Residents of Chelsea Place will have the advantage of all that the Daytona area has to offer. Boat along the Halifax and Tomoka Rivers and explore the vast Atlantic Ocean. Spend the day enjoying watersports like kayaking and parasailing high above the water, and visit numerous historical sites nearby. Of course, the famed speedway is only minutes away.

 

 palmcoastplantationPalm Coast Plantation

 Palm Coast Plantation is a private gated community of over 600 luxury custom built homes situated on the scenic Intracoastal Waterway just south of St. Augustine. Homes sell from the affordable $300K’s to over $700K and feature layouts of 2,000 to 4,500 square feet of living space. There is a 126-acre freshwater lake on the property, and residents can enjoy homesites with lake and Intracoastal water views.

Boating and fishing enthusiasts will find ample opportunities to enjoy their sports at Palm Coast Plantation. Emerald Lake is stocked with game fish, and there is a community boat launch for homeowners to provide lake access. The gazebo and fishing pier features a picnic area with scenic views of the Intracoastal Waterway. There is also onsite storage for boats and RV’s for the convenience of residents. In addition, nearby Herschel King County Park offers boat access to the Intracoastal.

Singles, families and seniors who enjoy an active lifestyle will find Palm Coast Plantation ideal. Exciting onsite recreational facilities include a clubhouse with a fitness center, a game room a main social room featuring a screened-in lanai. The junior Olympic swimming pool overlooks the lake and features a separate kiddie pool and a heated spa. Residents also enjoy basketball, bocce and playgrounds for the children.

 

 

watersedgeWaters Edge

 Waters Edge in Port Orange is an affordable gated community ideally located in Port Orange. Pass through the grand entry and find upscale homes, magnificent fountains and sparkling lakes. Lush landscaping and pristine conservation land enhance the beauty of the neighborhood. Waters Edge is a family community near excellent Port Orange schools, including Cypress Creek Elementary and Creekside Middle School, as well as restaurants, shopping and medical facilities.

Homes at Waters Edge provide well-designed floorplans with layouts from 1,400 square feet, ideal for first time homebuyers, to more than 3,000 square feet of living space. Homes are priced from the $200K’s to the $400K’s. . The homes in the prestigious Covendale Estates section offer custom construction with up to 4,800 square feet. To take advantage of the pleasant all year around Florida weather, many homes provide outdoor features like screened-in swimming pools and outdoor barbecues.

Waters Edge in Volusia County provides easy access to I-95 and I-4. Residents of Waters Edge will find all the activities and amenities of Daytona Beach nearby, including the speedway and the world’s most famous beach. Orlando’s theme parks are just 58 miles away, and the Kennedy Space Center is 60 miles to the north.

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