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When it comes to making a move to West Palm Beach, there are many communities that you could consider. The El Cid West Palm Beach neighborhood is one that is always highly sought after. Renowned among residents for its enduring character and charm, the tree-bordered streets, upscale properties, and ideal waterfront location make El Cid an excellent place to move.
Bordered by the intracoastal waterway, south of downtown West Palm Beach, and over the bridge from Palm Beach Island, El Cid is filled with Mediterranean, Revival, Spanish Mission, Monterey Colonial and Art Deco style homes to name a few.
Once the home to an expansive pineapple farm, the land upon which El Cid is built is now a charming historic district in West Palm Beach. One of the area’s biggest draws is its prime waterfront location; the community borders the renowned Flagler Drive and offers stunning views from some of the intracoastal waterway properties.
The properties vary in age, with construction in the area (and the first homes) built in the 1920s. They offer a unique range of styles and aesthetics as a result; the architectural designs include old Florida’s unique style and Mediterranean architecture.
The properties in the area range in size between 1400 and 5000 square feet; meanwhile, the lush and expansive gardens allow residents to soak in the beautiful Florida sun from the comfort of their private grounds. The community’s pleasant tropical-inspired landscaping further helps to create a genuinely idyllic character for the properties here; all of this contributes to the immense appeal.
Location – Location – Location
Amenities and facilities in El Cid West Palm Beach are numerous, thanks to the community’s prime location. Its position next to the waterfront ensures that some properties can benefit from fabulous views over the intracoastal waterway. Furthermore, its location is also relatively close to many of West Palm Beach’s most popular attractions, giving residents the chance to explore all of what the area has to offer.
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Located within the community’s borders, the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens offer a unique and relaxing day out for residents. The gardens feature many of the works and sculptures of Ann Norton and her historic home and studio.
Norton Museum of Art
Widely considered one of the most popular museums in West Palm Beach, the Norton Museum of Art’s collection features artwork from various Chinese, French, and American artists. The museum also offers a variety of exhibitions and opportunities throughout the year and multiple programs and classes for guests to enjoy.
Howard Park Community Center
The Howard Park Community Center is located close to the El Cid community and is an excellent destination for an afternoon stroll. The park is set on a total of 14 acres and features numerous opportunities and facilities. These include a community center, a children’s playground, a dog park, and multiple tennis and sporting facilities. The park’s quaint and relaxing atmosphere makes it one of the most popular parks in the region.
El Cid is located alongside the Intracoastal Palm Beach waterway, and this opens up plenty of opportunities for residents to enjoy the stunning views and scenery.
Palm Beach Day Academy
Founded in 1921, the Palm Beach Day Academy is located just on the outskirts of the El Cid West Palm Beach community. The Academy’s proximity makes the community an excellent choice for those families with young children, especially if quality education is something of utmost importance. The Academy offers an average class size of just twelve students, giving learners more one-to-one time with their teachers.
For younger students, the Academy focuses on encouraging critical thinking, public speaking skills, self-confidence, academic skills, global awareness, personal integrity, and more. Meanwhile, older students can benefit from individualized courses and support
For El Cid residents, there are plenty of great choices of establishments just outside of the community’s borders. The selection of dining opportunities in the area includes a Sushi restaurant, a specialty grilled wraps restaurant, multiple cafes, Italian dining opportunities, and more. Furthermore, there is also a tea house located just north of the community and a brewery.
Rosemary Square (formerly called CityPlace)
Rosemary Square is a massively popular shopping destination for West Palm Beach residents and visitors. It is also relatively close to the properties themselves for those living in El Cid, making it a great destination for a day out shopping.
Rosemary Square offers over 75 entertainment and shopping opportunities, as well as a large number of dining options and restaurants. Rosemary Square is widely regarded as being a pivotal part of the West Palm Beach revival, making its influence and importance clear to see.
Some of the most popular attractions in CityPlace include its selection of boutique and national shops, as well as the AMC Theater and Improv Comedy Club and Dinner Theater.
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Rosemary Square is a central shopping hub for West Palm Beach residents and visitors; however, it is far from the only option. Worth Avenue is world-renowned for its vast selection of boutique shops, restaurants, and fine art galleries. Furthermore, the region offers numerous sporting opportunities and golf/tennis clubs, and a wide selection of parks and open green spaces for residents to enjoy. Finally, the intracoastal waterway and the highly popular West Palm Beaches, just a short drive from the El Cid community, offer an excellent location to soak up the heavenly Florida sun.
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