Not long after the first frosty forecast, the charm of chilly temperatures begins to wear off. That’s when Palm Beach—with its water sports, golf, tennis, boutiques, high-end dining, and sandy beaches—offers a peaceful place to escape the cold and the seasonal slump.
Grandeur with a Golf View
Steps from the exclusive Everglades Club, Worth Avenue, and the ocean, this elegant three-bedroom residence was designed by revered architect Marion Sims Wyeth, creator of numerous estates of Palm Beach’s gilded age. Reimagined by a highly regarded New York designer, the home retains many of its authentic original details, from beamed double-height ceilings and a Mediterranean-inspired barrel-tiled roof. A delightful bar, a stunning swimming pool, a sunny patio, and a breezy loggia allow for easy rest and relaxation.
Offered at: $10,900,000
Location: 6 Golfview Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Dating to the 1920s and located in a prestigious area of particularly refined homes, this landmarked four-bedroom home displays many of the Mediterranean hallmarks of a classic Palm Beach estate, including pecky cypress paneling, balconies with iron railings, and colorful ceramic tilework. It features a library, a bar, a formal dining room, a large updated kitchen, a loggia and patio, a freestanding one-bedroom guesthouse, and an alluring pool enveloped in lush greenery.
Offered at: $8,950,000
Location: 271 El Vedado Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Light-Filled and Lush
Surrounded by stately palms, colorful flowering plants, and vibrant greenery, this lovely renovated four-bedroom home benefits from a coveted location on Palm Beach’s North End, known for its delightfully relaxed ambience. Spaces throughout are filled with light, from the generous living room and refined dining room to the airy open kitchen and family room. An alfresco breakfast area and kitchen, an inviting loggia overlooking the pool, and a peaceful pergola encourage enjoyment of the outdoors.
Offered at: $7,500,000
Location: 970 N Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Enchanting Escape near the Ocean
On an ocean block of a desirable street, this four-bedroom 1920s home is breezy and bright, combining modern lines and appointments with a classic floor plan and timeless Mediterranean details. Highlights include formal living and dining rooms, a family room, an office nook, a sleek kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, a tranquil “tower,” and a rare three-car garage. Designer gardens embrace the oversized pool, loggia, and one-bedroom guesthouse, which enjoys its own balcony.
Offered at: $5,895,000
Location: 147 Seabreeze Avenue, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Old World Warmth
With its stately courtyard fountain and striking façade, this 2,594-square-foot home — available as an annual or seasonal rental — exemplifies the influence of European style in Palm Beach. An Old World warmth fills its interiors, which include five bedrooms, five and one-half baths, living and dining areas with beamed ceilings and richly hued wood floors, and a charmingly appointed country kitchen. Plentiful French doors offer access to balconies, patios, and a paver terrace surrounding the swimming pool. Popular shops and restaurants are nearby.
Offered at: $4,200,000
Location: 328 Australian Avenue, Palm Beach, FL 33480
This enviable condominium home is an elegant aerie filled with light and enjoying unobstructed 180-degree views of the ocean and the horizon. Measuring approximately 2,244 square feet, it offers two bedrooms and baths, sophisticated living and dining spaces, and superior-caliber finishes and appointments. In addition to peerless views, the home benefits from proximity to the esteemed Breakers resort as well as amenities that include a refreshing pool, security, concierge and valet service, a fitness center, and parking for two vehicles.
Offered at: $3,995,000
Location: 100 Sunrise Avenue #502, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Refined Coastal Cottage
Secluded on a quiet lane, this classic Colonial-style cottage has been impeccably renovated and features interior design by a prominent coastal architect. Among its charming spaces are three restful bedrooms, an airy open kitchen, and formal living and dining rooms. Outdoor entertaining is a breeze thanks to a covered dining porch, which overlooks the swimming and plunge pools. A small guest cottage is also included, and ownership interest in a nearby beach parcel transfers for a small additional cost.
Offered at: $2,595,000
Location: 248 Colonial Lane, Palm Beach, FL 33480