Wellington, Florida offers houses and condos for sale unlike any other in South Florida. The Village of Wellington itself is unique and is a charming, beautiful place to live. Located in the heart of Palm Beach County, the city prides itself on maintaining its vision – to be a great hometown with great neighborhoods, great schools and great parks. With a population of 58,000, Wellington is a solid, tight-knit community that exudes a quaint, hometown feel. Offering a full array of senior services, youth programs, volunteer groups and community sports and athletic leagues; Wellington is the perfect community for neighbors and friends to connect and build lifelong memories. The hometown character of Wellington and its neighborhoods is further ingrained with the community’s safe neighborhood program and mission to “Go Green.” Read more about Wellington FL homes.
Grand Prix Village, This World-class Facility Boasts The Largest Parcel Of Land And Stables Available For Purchase. Just A Few Minutes Hack From The Winter Equestrian Festival Show Grounds With Over 60 Stalls, 14 Paddocks, Hot Walker, Treadmill, L...
4158 S South Shore Blvd, Wellington, FL - $22,350,000
30 Acres In Wellington!! Great Opportunity To Purchase A Property At The Corner Of Ss Blvd + Lake Worth Rd. Close To All Equestrian Venues. 16 Stalls (12x12) Center Isle Barn, 2 Apartments With Paved Rd. Prime Land To Build Your Dream Barn.
The Notable San Saba Equestrian Estate Consists Of Fifty-five Acres And Features Forty-eight Stalls. There Are A Total Of Sixteen Turnouts And Paddocks In An Array Of Sizes. Other Equestrian Amenities Include Seven Tack Rooms, A Fly-spray System, ...
Simply The Best Available Large Property (82 Acres) In Wellington. Stunning Landscape With A 5/8 Mile Training Track. Fantastic Location On Booming 50th Street (which Is Paved). A Fantastic Investment!
Close To 10 Acres Available In Highly Sought After Mallet Hill! 17 Stall Barn, Tack & Feed Room With Grooms Housing And Pool. Barn Includes Other Attached Rooms (once Used As Dog Kennels). Property Has Several Large Paddocks, Fruit Trees And Matur...
3430 Santa Barbara Dr, Wellington, FL - $14,000,000
This Equestrian Paradise Is A Special And Rare Opportunity To Own A Property With Over 10 Acres This Close And Hacking Distance To The Horse Show. The Custom Barn Boasts 16 Stalls That Are All 14x14 With Plenty Of Turnout. The Owners Quarters Upst...
Beautiful Working Farm In The Heart Of Grand Prix Village Situated On 4 Secluded Acres. There's A 16-stall Barn That Includes A Half-bathroom, 2 Tack Rooms, 2 Feed Rooms, And 6 Wash Stalls. There's A 1-bed Grooms' Apartment On The Second Floor Of ...
This Spectacular Barn Is Located In The Exquisite Grand Prix Village Of Wellington. With Six-acres Of Land, An 18-stall Barn, Gorgeous Lake Views, And Just A Stone's Throw From The Winter Equestrian Festival, This Property Has Everything A Discern...
Brand New Pool Home With 20 Stall Sporthorse Facility Adjacent To Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. This State-of-the-art 4.5 Acre Farm Boasts Solar Tunnel Lighting, Solar Panel Power, Gorgeous Bamboo Wood Rower & Rub Stalls, Nelson Au...
Last 20 Acres Farm In The Best Location Of Palm Beach Point West!!! One Of A Kind 17 Stall Barn With 2 /1 Groom Apt, Backroom, Feedroom, Fully Irrigated All Weather Oversized Riding Arena, 7.5 Acres Of Grass Field To Ride And Setup A Few Jump ...
14878 Grand Prix Village Dr, Wellington, FL - $11,950,000
Sunset West Farm Is A Spectacular Equestrian Facility That Features A Twenty-six Stall Stable, Three Bedroom Staff Apartment, Six Paddocks, An All Weather Ring And A Five-horse Walker. A Gated Driveway Entrance Welcomes You To The Property With Am...
14740 Grand Prix Village Dr, Wellington, FL - $11,950,000
Sanremo Farm Is An Exquisite New Equestrian Facility In The Prestigious Subdivision Of Grand Prix Village South. The Stable Features 20 Stalls, 2 Large Tack Rooms, 4 Wash/groom Stalls, 2 Feed Rooms, Laundry, 2 Storage Rooms, An Office, Full Bath A...
Unlike other affluent South Florida towns, Wellington is widely known as the winter equestrian capital of the world. The city hosts a 3-month long horse show each year from January through March and it is considered the ultimate destination for equestrian disciplines such as jumping, dressage, and polo.
Wellington's Brief History
The Village of Wellington was initially purchased and assembled in 1951 by New York accountant and investor, Charles Oliver Wellington. By the early 1970s, Wellington was a tiny suburb of West Palm Beach, where people lived mainly as commuters to the big city. There were only a few shopping centers and restaurants, and the area was relatively quiet. Wellington was officially born as an independent municipality on December 31, 1995. Today, Wellington thrives as a community based upon the values of being a little bit different, but still being a lovely place to live. With what was once 16,000 acres of untouched, often-flooded land, Wellington has quickly become a thriving, affluent community, and was recently listed in Money Magazine’s 2010 Top 100Best Places to Live.
Recreation in Wellington
Residents of Wellington revel in the city’s lavish array of parks and greenery. With more than twenty different parks throughout the community, each colored by a lush, tropical landscape, residents commonly enjoy the use of recreational pavilions, playgrounds, athletic fields, walking paths, picnic areas and dog friendly parks. Bordered by the Florida Everglades, Wellington is one of only eighty-eight agencies in the country and nine cities in the State of Florida to currently hold a national accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).
Recognized as the winter equestrian capital of the world, Wellington has several lavish polo clubs and equestrian centers, as well as many residential communities offering acreage and private stables. Home to the world-renowned Winter Equestrian Festival and with more than 57 miles of equestrian trails, Wellington is every equestrian’s dream – celebrities included.
With a multitude of cultural attractions taking place around Palm Beach County, Wellington residents can easily partake in various arts and entertainment, historical or educational activities within and around Wellington’s city limits.
Close to Everything
Wellington and the surrounding areas of Palm Beach County give locals, visitors and snow birds a variety of shopping, dining, golf courses and more to enjoy. Wellington has easy access to other areas of Palm Beach and beyond via; I-95, Florida’s Turnpike and Highway 441 which make getting to area beaches, Whispering Pines State Park, Palm Beach International Airport, The Mall At Wellington Green, Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens a snap.
From the heart of Wellington:
Royal Palm Beach: 3 miles
Palm Beach International Airport: 12 miles
West Palm Beach: 16 miles
Boca Raton: 34 miles
Palm Beach Gardens: 22 miles
Ft. Lauderdale: 51 miles
Miami: 75 miles
Local Highlights Include:
International Polo Club The International Polo Club of Palm Beach is a world-class club, with a beautiful palm tree lined entrance, tennis courts, swimming pool, fine dining, and perfectly maintained polo field. During the height of Wellington’s exciting polo season, thousands of fans attend the Club’s matches.
Panther Ridge Conservation Center The Panther Ridge Conservation Center in Wellington FL is a “big cat” habitat and sanctuary. The center gives exotic animals like, cougars, jaguars, clouded leopards, cheetahs and more a safe home and offers tours and enrichment programs.
Binks Forest Golf Course Wellington’s Binks Forest Golf Course is a beautiful distraction from Palm Beach County’s many phenomenal golf courses. This unique course is heavily forested with lush vegetation and magnificent expanses of Bermuda grass conjuring the image of a classic North Carolina fairway. Regularly celebrated as a top rated, championship-caliber experience Binks Forest is easily accessible by most of Wellington, Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter Fl.
Wellington, FL estimated median household income in 2009 ($70,271 in 2000):
Wellington: $74,348 vs. Florida: $44,736
Wellington, FL estimated median house or condo value in 2009 ($163,000 in 2000):
Wellington: $317,856 vs. Florida: $182,400
Wellington, FL mean residential property prices in 2009:
Finding a place to call your own in Wellington is easy, the city has an extensive variety of options including; apartments, single-family homes and estate homes with such amenities as private airplane hangars, equestrian facilities and more.
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