Single Family Waterfront Homes
Boca Raton Intracoastal Homes
A major trend for the waterfront homes in these intracoastal communities and ocean front estate properties, is to tear them down and build new construction, which has resulted in the availability of a substantial number of new homes.
is an exclusive waterfront and golf course community of 700 estate homes located on the west side of the intracoastal south of Camino Real and the entrance to the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Homes are available on a choice of waterfront lots that face directly on the intracoastal or on deep water canals, and also on interior lots or with golf course frontage. This community has led the city’s trend in home renovations with over 200 properties either updated or new construction. Prices range from $400,000 to $1 million for original homes and $1 million to over $6 million for new construction.
is another exclusive gated enclave of only 96 single-family waterfront estate residences buffered by a 27 acre natural preserve and bird sanctuary. There are some dry-lot homes in the $800,000 + range, but most are on deep water canals with prices over $5 million.
The Lake Boca Waterfront Area
is Boca’s waterfront hub, located just north of the Boca Inlet that provides access to the ocean, and leading to the north – south intracoastal waterway. Excelsior is one of the newest ultra-luxury Mediterranean Condos built on this area of the beach. Marbella, Beresford and Chalfonte’s 2 buildings all have views of both Lake Boca and the ocean.
Por La Mar
lies on the north side of the lake. Just 16 exclusive homes line the lake and intracoastal, ranging in size and values from 4,500 to 9,500 sq ft and with sales up to $10+ million. The last 2 sales of $4 and 5 million were for homes that were torn down and will now have new estates built on the sites.
is an intimate enclave of just 6 luxury homes hugging the east shore of Lake Boca Raton, overlooking it’s shimmering waters, with the Boca Hotel and Club and Mizner Grand luxury condominium in the distance. These estate homes range in size from 6,500 to 13,500 sq ft, with sales from $6 million to over $10 million.
Boca Raton’s Oceanfront
Direct oceanfront properties in Boca Raton are lined primarily with prime high rise condominiums. The oceanfront of Highland Beach, Delray Beach, Ocean Ridge and Manalapan offer a substantial choice of luxury single family estates. Many of the older homes are being replaced with new homes of 5,000 to 15,000 sq ft, selling from $3 to $10+ million, and are situated on lots of up to an acre or more.
Ocean Place Estates
is a exclusive 24/7 manned, gated enclave of just 11 luxurious estate homes in south Highland Beach. Homes range in size from 5,800 to 10,000+ sq ft, in 3 and 4 story designs that offer magnificent views of the ocean from just about every room. Inspired by Mediterranean and Venetian designs, these homes built in 1987 all have private pools and beaches, hurricane impact glass windows, vaulted ceilings, gourmet chef kitchens, gorgeous custom wood, marble and stone finishes, multi-car garages and elevators. Home sales have been in the $6 to $10+ million, although rarely available.
Waterfront communities line both sides of the intracoastal. Most of them offer waterfront homes of direct intracoastal and sheltered deep water canals, and some interior dry lots, such as Golden Harbour, Sun & Surf, Harbour East and Blue Inlet, Lake Rogers, Boca Marina, Bel Marra, Boca Harbour and Boca Bay Colony. Boca Raton Riviera, Left Bank Estates, and The Spanish River Estates offer only direct intracoastal and interior lots.
Most of the communities were developed in the 1960’s, except for The Sanctuary and Boca Marina, which were built in the 1980’s. Original and updated homes on protected canal-front lots range from $250,000 to approximately $500,000, and to over $1 million for new construction. Direct intracoastal homes range from approximately $1 million for original homes to over $5 million for newly constructed estates. Trends in all of these communities are also to renovations and custom designed new homes.