What are the Best Luxury Club Communities in South Florida? | Part 1 Vero Beach Area
The Best Private Beach Communities in Florida | Part 1 Vero Beach Area
If you are thinking of moving to Florida these private Beach communities might work for you!
Welcome to Part 1 of our series on the Best Luxury Communities in South Florida. In this series we will focus our attention on the Best Luxury Communities in South Florida, from Vero Beach to Key Largo. In Part 1 we will detail John’s Island, Windsor and Sailfish Point, which are all in the Vero Beach area. Part 2 will focus on communities in the Palm Beach area followed by Part 3 zooming in on the Miami area.
All of the selected communities cater to a luxury lifestyle and offer a full suite of first class amenities and sporting activities. They are villages unto themselves and offer exclusivity and tranquility for the member owners. Each community has it’s own personality and lifestyle options. The David Siddons Group can expertly lead you through the myriad of choices to find the right “village” for your luxury lifestyle.
Club Amenities offered by the Best Luxury Club Communities in the Vero Beach Area
What are the Best Luxury Club Communities in South Florida? | John’s Island (Indian River Shores, FL)
John’s Island is a private member owned club community located just north of Vero Beach in Indian River Shores. Avid golfers dream of calling John’s Island home. This Luxury Community boasts 3 championship courses: the North Course was designed by Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus designed the South Course and Tom Fazio the West Course. Golf is not the only sport enjoyed by owners. The tennis center provides 17 Har-tru courts, squash, pickle-ball and croquet. For more leisurely enjoyment the Beach Club provides oceanfront pool, beach services, seaside dining and many kid-friendly options. The development of John’s Island is limited to 1,380 properties or 1 unit per acre on this sprawling 1,650 acre community. It continues to be one of the only private luxury communities to offer vertical membership. This encourages generational enjoyment of the property and it’s amenties at no additional cost to family members. The homes are situated on generously sized lots with plenty of yard and space between homes. The Golf Equity Membership is $200k and Social Equity Membership $83k. There are currently only 6 remaining properties for sale in John’s Island. The one remaining oceanfront listing is an incredible value at $654 per sq foot. This listing requires updating but the lack of inventory and 1.46 acre lot make this the “best” oceanfront deal in South Florida. The other John’s Island listings average at $947 per SF. List prices vary between 450k for a 1 bedroom condo to $8.5m for an oceanfront estate with 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms.
With only a few options remaining now is the time to move to John’s Island. Contact Elaine with the David Siddons Group to claim your John’s Island home, 305.793.0540.
678 Ocean Road is offered at $8.5M. Listed by John’s Island Real Estate Company
What are the Best Luxury Club Communities in South Florida | Windsor (Vero Beach, FL)
A pristine 425 acre seaside village situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the River comprised of 350 estate style homes. The architectural vision of Windsor blends together elements from Charleston, Bermuda and the Bahamas. There is a cohesiveness that is both charming and beautiful. The Architect and Urban Planner, Andrés Duany exclaimed, “New urbanism has not yet evolved so much since Windsor, it has evolved towards Windsor.” The Windsor lifestyle includes an 18-hole links-style golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, tennis center with 8 courts designed by Stan Smith, a full service beach club and pool steps away from the beach, fabulous club dining options, a world class art gallery and a full Equestrian Center. The equine experience is enhanced by 10.5 miles of riding trails, 18 stables, 14 paddocks, 400-yard polo field and several rings for jumping, dressage, riding lessons and full service boarding. Windsor is a private community with required approval and equity membership fees, Golf Equity $200,000 and Social Equity $100,000. There are currently 11 homes available listed from $2.9m in the Village which averages $874 per SF to $9.95m for an oceanfront property averaging $922 per SF.
Contact Elaine at the David Siddons Group to find your home in Windsor, 305.793.0540.
What are the Best Luxury Club Communities in South Florida | Sailfish Point (Hutchinson Island, FL)
Live on your own 532 acre island. Sailfish Point offers private club community living with Golf, Tennis, Beach and one of the largest bulkheaded, privately owned marinas in Florida. The Marina sets Sailfish Point apart from the other private club communities in the area. Sailfish Point is surrounded by water and provides water loving members a club within a club, the Sailfish Point Yacht Club has 300 member families. Life on Sailfish Point includes fishing, sailing, kayaking among other activities. The private island beach stretches for 1.5 miles with a 60,000 SF oceanfront clubhouse. The Sailfish Point Golf course ranked 4th of Residential Courses in South Florida and 53rd Nationwide by Golf week Magazine in 2018. It is a Jack Nicklaus Signature par 72, 18 hole course. Other luxury amenities include a tennis center and full service spa There are only 520 residences in Sailfish Point offering both single family and condo style living. Membership is $60k capital contribution with annual dues. To become a member of the Sailfish Point Golf Club is an additional $60k with annual dues. There are currently only 2 single family homes available. At $873 per SF the Mediterranean Estate home that is situated on the St Lucie Inlet with views of the Intracoastal and Ocean offers an excellent value for a prospective homeowner with a vision for renovation. Good bones and excellent location are a winning combination.