Seagate Hotel: Historical Beachfront Real Estate Turned Getaway

seagate-hotel-beachfront-real-estateBeachfront breezes meet city sophistication at the Seagate Hotel & Spa in Delray Beach. The hotel’s Seagate Beach Club is an exquisite example of one of south Florida’s prime beachfront real estate properties successfully transformed into a luxury getaway.

Both the hotel and the club are a large part of the area’s history and an iconic symbol of the best that Delray Beach has to offer.

Distinguished Charm and History

The Seagate Beach Club was originally built as a private home on South Ocean Boulevard in 1935. By the late 1930’s, the home had been converted into a club.

The beach club and hotel across the street were unified in the 1950’s. The original Seagate Hotel was eventually moved to a new site on Atlantic Avenue and reopened and the new Beach Club and Seagate Residences replaced the remainder of the original property.

World-class Architecture and Design

Award-winning Randall Stofft was the architect for the new Seagate Beach Club. His exemplary artistry, respect for history and Frank Lloyd Wright influence gives this beachfront real estate a timeless, coastal feel.

The interior design of the Beach Club was the work of Hirsch Bedner who is renowned for setting fresh standards for innovation, luxury and comfort in hospitality interior design.

The world-class craftsmanship of architect and interior designer is visible throughout the property.

A bright white exterior of the club shimmers like a jewel among the endless ocean views. Inside there’s an elegant upper-level dining area and a beach-level dining room with terrace.

Guests enjoy fine dining, comfortable surroundings and gaze at the clear ocean waters beyond the club’s sparkling pool. Along with swimming, club activities include rentals of cabanas and water recreation rentals such as kayaks and paddleboards.

Sophistication and Luxury Amenities

The Seagate Hotel & Spa has an ideal beachfront real estate location on Atlantic Avenue and sophisticated accommodations.

Large salt-water aquariums greet guests in the lobby adding to the hotel’s contemporary beachfront style.

Standard rooms feature the luxury amenities of a private balcony, king size bed and marble bath.

For newlyweds, the Bridal Suite has a luxury spa room and pool view.

Those needing spacious accommodations lose themselves in the lavish appointments of the Presidential Suite with two bedrooms, full kitchen, rainforest shower, marble bath and expansive balcony with a breathtaking view of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Unique Events at Seagate

Members of the Seagate Club are treated to an Annual Members party on the first Wednesday of December. The party is one of the establishment’s most popular events.

For hotel guests and members there’s a 4th of July celebration with a premium view of the holiday fireworks.

The Seagate Hotel is a perfect location to hold events like conferences and weddings. It was featured in The Knot best of weddings list two years in a row.

Destination for Famous Faces

Through the years, Seagate has been the chosen destination for famous names. Adam Sandler’s family had a membership, David Spade’s grandparents were members and he’d often dine with them and Olympia Dukakis has graced the hotel with her presence. Martha Stewart gave a lecture to the Beach Club women and Broadway actress Zoe Coldwell indulged in an annual stay with her husband.

One visit to the historic beachfront real estate of Seagate and visitors make it a repeat Delray Beach destination.

Find Your Own Beachfront Real Estate in Delray Beach

Luxury and relaxation make a fine pair in the city of Delray Beach, Florida.  To discover what wonderful Delray Beach and the South Florida area have to offer when it comes to ultra-luxury, beachfront real estate download our complimentary Luxury Showcase below!

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Discover Unbeatable Yachting Near Boynton Beach Real Estate

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Boynton Beach Real Estate: A Boater’s Dream Location

There’s nothing like salty ocean winds on your face and the morning sun shining on the Atlantic Ocean’s horizon as your boat coasts along the Intracoastal Waterway. Leaving through the inlet to the ocean, your adventure for the day can begin.

South Florida is a boater’s dream: Wide inlet waterways with easy access to the ocean, exciting game fish, beautiful views, the Gulf Stream, convenient trips to the Bahamas and amazing weather year-round.

Homeowners who live in or near Boynton Beach real estate enjoy taking their yachts, sailboats and fishing boats to the Atlantic Ocean through the Boynton Inlet or Lake Worth Inlet.

Both inlets are located on some of the widest parts of the Florida Intracoastal Waterway making it the safest section of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway–which runs all the way North to New Jersey.

If you’re traveling with your yacht in the Fall or Spring you’ll encounter Florida Snowbirds heading south for the winter or back north for the summer.

Excellent Boating Events

If meeting other boat enthusiasts and getting an up close and personal look at the variety of boats available out there is something you enjoy, you’ll love attending the many outstanding boat shows South Florida has to offer.

Nearby Fort Lauderdale, considered, “Yachting Capital of the World,” hosts the world-famous Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show happening this year from October 31st to November 4th, 2013.

There attendees will see exhibits of superyachts, high performance boats, sport fishers, sailboats, canoes, exotic carts, and more!

More upcoming boating events include the Progressive Miami International Boat Show February 13th to 17th, 2014 and the 29th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show from March 20th to March 23rd, 2014.

In December, boat lovers and boat admirers alike watch the beautiful Holiday Boat Parade on the Boca Raton/Delray Beach border starting at 6:30 pm.

Boats enter free for prizes and awards while spectators can watch from bleachers at Silver Palm Park and Red Reef Park.  2013 will be this parade’s 36th year in running.

Find The Perfect Yacht, Sailboat, Sport Boat, And More

For those in the market for a yacht, sailboat, powerboat, etc. there are numerous options and sources near Boynton Beach to find the perfect boat.

From boat shows, to the local classifieds, yacht brokers, and a large boating community, meeting the right person and finding the perfect boat you’ve been dreaming about can happen very quickly.

The Local Yachting Community

From the seasonal snowbirds to the permanent locals, your sure to find waterfront dining, accommodating marinas, yacht clubs, events, gatherings, competitions, and more all catering to the boating community.

For example, you can take your yacht to the luxurious Boca Raton Marina and treat yourself at the Boca Raton Resort & Club to fine dining and inspiring views.

Even if you don’t own a boat there are plenty charters, yacht rentals and private captains in business to show you around the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean.

Great Fishing 

Boynton Beach Real Estate is not only a boater’s dream, but the avid fisherman’s dream location!

Whether fishing deep sea or by the shore, living in the Palm Beach area means you can pretty much keep a fishing pole with you at all times–you just never know when the mood to fish may strike!

Some species of saltwater fish in South Florida include Tripletail, Snook, Snapper, Sea Bass, Porgy, Jacks, Grouper, Drums, Dolphin, Cobia, Bluefish, and Billfish. This list will make any fisherman extremely excited.

World-Class Waterfront Living

Living on the water or even near the water in Boynton Beach, Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Delray Beach is something people all over the world are seeking to do.

At Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty we look forward to helping you live out your dream here in South Florida.

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9 Reasons To Love Waterfront Properties Near Downtown Delray

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It doesn’t matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, you’ll find that there is an impressive amount of things to do and enjoy in Downtown Delray Beach through Atlantic Avenue.

Whether living in spectacular waterfront properties near Atlantic Avenue or gorgeous rolling landscapes and equestrian paradises 20 minutes inland, residents of Delray Beach continue to discover endless amounts of things to see and do in their “Village By The Sea.”

Delray Beach was voted one of the five best small towns in America as “Most Fun” by USA Today and rightfully so. Read on to discover 9 reasons to love living near Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach, FL.

1. Waterfront Lifestyle 

Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach boasts pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear Atlantic Ocean water perfect for snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, and more.

In this lush tropical environment with vibrant social activities you’ll see people enjoying a nice jog along the shore, bicycling the beach and strolling along the avenue with their furry companions.

Atlantic Avenue is also on the Intracoastal Waterway where there is jet skiing, yachting, sight-seeing tours, fishing tours, and amazing sunsets.

For those living in waterfront properties nearby, a nice walk along the ocean shore will bring them to Atlantic Avenue or they can simply call “The Downtowner” for a free electric cart ride.

2. The Arts & Cultural Attractions

Atlantic Avenue boasts a very artistic community with regular artist exhibits, numerous art galleries, and a section of Downtown Delray called The Pineapple Grove District where there are artist boutiques, restaurants and galleries to explore.

A local South Florida resident exclaims on TripAdvisor, “The revitalization of ‘downtown’ is nothing short of stunning. All of us ‘locals’ love both Atlantic Avenue and Pineapple Grove, and it has become a huge tourist destination. You will not be disappointed.”

Downtown Delray residents enjoy year-round educational art programs, free jazz concerts at The Pavillion, and performances at The Delray Beach Center For The Arts.

3. Fine Dining & Boutique Shopping

The amount of fine and casual dining and upscale and boutique shopping along Atlantic City can take days to explore!

The unique, locally owned boutique shops offer one-of-kind shopping experiences as well as continue to support the livelihood of Delray Beach.

After a few hours of shopping and working up quite the appetite patrons can relax at one of the many restaurants.

From romantically lit sidewalk dining, to piano bars, fun beachside tiki bars, amazing seafood restaurants and exquisite farm to table cuisine there is something to please anyone’s palette and mood.

4. Delray Beach Hospitality

Have you ever visited a city where there were free taxis? On Atlantic Avenue there is a convenient and free “Downtowner,” which is an electric cart that pedestrians can wave down or call in to be picked up. Wow, imagine if New York City had a system like this.

Atlantic Avenue is full of truly hospitable people: the local shop owners, artists and restaurant owners seek to continue cultivating their community and making everyone feel welcomed.

Delray Beach has a caring and involved community that seeks to improve the quality of life for both it’s residents and visitors through it’s very involved chamber of commerce.

A very active historical society ensures that Delray never forgets where it came from and works with the city in excitement as to how it continues to grow.

5. World Class Events 

Atlantic Avenue is well known for it’s world-class events and festivals such as the Garlic Festival, Wine and Seafood Festival, On The Ave, International Tennis Championships and the Art festival.

6. History And Architecture 

Take a guided or self-guided historical walking tour of Atlantic Avenue, visit the Sundy House (built in 1902 and now an elegant dining establishment overlooking botanical gardens), a variety of historical museums, and educational centers.

Much of the local architecture in the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style was influenced by Addison Mizner, who was the visionary for nearby Boca Raton, FL.

7. Tropical Paradise Of South Florida 

Top-notch beaches, local nature preserves, breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, tropical flora and fauna, and amazing weather all year round make South Florida and Delray Beach an exhilarating place to live.

Consider a peaceful, botanical getaway near Atlantic Avenue at the Morikami Japanese Gardens.

8. Safe, Solid Investment 

Waterfront properties continue to be more and more scarce (even the ultra-wealthy are competing to secure their waterfront properties with only 4 direct oceanfront properties in the 20+ mil range available from Miami to Vero Beach)

9. Proximity to Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Boca Raton

Delray Beach is extremely convenient to a world of activities in nearby cities such as world-class polo, swim and tennis facilities, golf resorts and country clubs, professional sporting events, concerts, and more!

 

Trip Advisor Source: http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g34179-d2389212-r169711298-Pineapple_Grove_Arts_District-Delray_Beach_Florida.html#CHECK_RATES_CONT

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One Of Only Four Beachside Ultra Luxury Homes Available

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Breathtaking Views in South Florida

There’s nothing like ocean view living in South Florida. For those that live in luxury homes on the private and secure barrier island of Manalapan, FL, residents enjoy waterfront living at its best.

The sun rises over one side of the barrier island with amazing views of crystal blue waters in the Atlantic Ocean and it sets with rich hues of orange, red, pink, and purple over Lake Worth–Florida’s largest and safest part of the Intracoastal Waterway.

The Story Behind A Manalapan Paradise By The Sea

In the early 90’s a family started to build a spectacular mansion right in the heart of Manalapan, but due to family setbacks, the beautiful oceanfront property was let go and never lived in until purchased in the mid 90’s by the current homeowner.

The new homeowner, who was very passionate about the design and details, hired Architect Randall F. Keller, to completely renovate and expand the home. Marc Michaels, one of the top ten design firms, was also hired to meticulously design Paradisio del Mar to be what it is today.

Additions to the core home of Paradisio Del Mar were made to the South and North of the home site, making Paradisio Del Mar one of the Top 26 largest, privately owned homes by square footage in the U.S (amongst other properties on this list are Bill Gates’ estate in Washington and Donald Trump’s former mansion in Palm Beach, FL).

Connecting the beach side of Paradisio to the waterway is a private tunnel (one of only 10 in existence) that runs under Ocean Boulevard.

This tunnel was added to simply give the owner and his family a safe way to cross the street! The unique and rare feature adds to the mystique of this paradise by the sea.

The Best of Both Worlds: The Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway

Living in Manalapan on both the waterway and Atlantic Ocean makes it extremely convenient to for yachting and jet skiing.

The residents of Paradisio Del Mar and other nearby luxury homes can access the Atlantic Ocean in just 2 minutes from their private dock on the waterway.

Paradisio del Mar’s setting on the east side of Lake Worth, with the Intracoastal Waterway Channel on the west side of the lake, adds to the privacy and security of the estate. This prime location provides easy boating access and a very peaceful setting with spectacular sunsets over the water that are a perfect backdrop to any evening activity.

Entertainment With A View

Entertaining at Paradisio Del Mar has been the centerpiece of enjoyment for it’s homeowners–imagine cocktail hours at sunset, catered dinners, weddings, putting a private green, a private boardwalk leading to a guest cottage that rests on sand dunes, and an impressive billiard room all with spectacular views of a waterfront paradise.

A Special Perk For Manalapan Residents

As if anyone would ever want to leave 1960 South Ocean Boulevard, all Manalapan residents have the privilege of membership to the private ultra-luxurious La Coquille Club with absolutely no dues.
This world class, historical hotel is said to have exquisite dining, breathtaking views (a common theme in Manalapan) and sublime events.

Also, relaxation by the pool, a round of tennis and a friendly game of golf can be had year round with Florida’s great weather.

Manalapan: A Perfectly Situated Town

Manalapan, FL is convenient to Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. Each area offers a unique mixture of culture, the arts, upscale shopping, dining and entertainment.

Living near the water in South Florida also means easy access to the Carribean Islands (Paradisio Del Mar is only 3-4 hours by motor yacht to tropical getaways like Little Bahama Bank).

South Florida: Comprehensive Lifestyle With An Ocean View

If you’ve been seeking luxury homes with waterfront living, South Florida is arguably one of the best choices there is.

Whether it’s serenity and security, an ultra-luxury lifestyle, terrific boating, or a simple relaxing walk along the water at sunrise, there is something here just for you.

Source: “Paradisio Del Mar one of the Top 26 largest, privately owned homes by square footage in the U.S”  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_houses_in_the_United_States

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