In 2012, USA Today Travel named Delray Beach Real Estate, America’s Most Fun Small Town. It earned this title because it is the cultural and entertainment hub of Southeast Florida, with lots of upscale restaurants, numerous art galleries and festivals, well-kept beaches, beautiful golf courses, an active night life and fun activities for children and families.
Delray Beach houses for sale offers something for everyone regardless of taste or pocketbook. The median home price, which increased 15% last year, is now $150,300, but this low figure can be extremely misleading since it is mostly condos. Delray Beach Real Estate has a great many condo communities where Snow Birds and year-round-residents can find housing for a modest price.
For those who want more space, prospective buyers can still find three- to four-bedroom homes for $250,000 to $350,000 in some well-kept private neighborhoods and gated communities. Delray Beach properties also include 1 to 4-bedroom homes and high-rise condos in premier communities from $400,000 to in more than $1 million depending on the amenities, which may include landscaped community pools, manned guard stations, golf courses, tennis courts, clubhouses that offer dining and entertainment, and more.
For those looking for a luxury waterfront estate, Delray Beach offers several architecturally unique properties with 6-7 bedrooms, 10-12 baths, breathtaking views of the ocean and private docks in the $9 million to $20 million range. Of course, these homes offer all the amenities – designer kitchens and baths, oversized master suites, state-of-the-art sound systems and well-landscaped pools and grounds.
Some consider Delray Beach the jewel of Southeast Florida due to its many cultural and entertainment offerings. Visitors from near and far flock to East Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach to enjoy its myriad gourmet restaurants, upscale boutiques and active nightlife. The Avenue, and neighboring Pineapple Grove, includes a wide array of arts galleries, nightclubs and other performing arts venues.
Art and Jazz on the Avenue is held six times a year. The Avenue is closed to traffic, and residents can stroll along, meeting friends, visiting the galleries, savoring ice cream and cupcakes and enjoying talented musicians and street performers. Downtown Delray Beach also holds many arts and crafts throughout the year.
Delray Beach Marketplace on West Atlantic Avenue, housing a variety of specialty shops, fine restaurants and spas. Frank Theatres CineBowl & Grille & IMAX also draws people of all ages. Delray Beach is a paradise for sports enthusiasts young and old, with its lovely beaches, professional golf courses, water sports and well-maintained parks. It is also home to the annual International Tennis Championships which draw thousands of fans from around the globe. Wakodahactchee Wetlands and the Sandoway Nature Center are also excellent sites for bird watchers and photographs interested in native wildlife and plants.
Delray is booming, and it has everything to offer full-time residents and snow birds alike. If you are looking for a friendly city with a thriving economy, good schools, and an active cultural and night life, look no further. You can call us at 561 255 7285 for us to get to know what is important to you in your lifestyle and activity levels.