Southeast Florida is widely considered a Florida hotspot: unrivaled multiculturalism, beautiful beaches, and Miami’s exalted lifestyle. With these incredible offerings, one would assume that living in this part of Florida would be out of reach for many retirees. Enter Park Place in Pembroke Pines.
A true bargain for the area, Park Place in Pembroke Pines is a 1,028-unit 55+ community in Broward County. This neighborhood embodies active adult living by providing innumerable amenities that retirees have come to expect.
Amenities & Activities
The amenities are spread across the community’s six high-rise buildings. Four outdoor pools, six lighted tennis courts, and abundant parks with walking and biking trails are merely the beginning. Within the clubhouse are eight saunas for relaxing after a jog around the community.
Park Place in Pembroke Pines hosts holiday parties, social events, and other community get-togethers in the clubhouse’s entertaining areas that include a 250-seat auditorium, multi-purpose room, and gathering area with a bar. Does the mood strike to play some games? The 150-seat card and video room is the perfect place to gather for some friendly competition. For a more relaxing day, the clubhouse also has an internet café, billiards room, and table tennis.
This 37-acre community also enjoys an abundance of planned activities and events for neighbors to come together, especially if you’re the hands-on type. Park Place Pembroke Pines has crafts, ceramics, and art classes. There are also casino nights, holiday parties, Latin club, and a literature group for meeting like-minded neighbors or to simply have fun with friends. Staying in shape is also easy with organized groups for Zumba, water exercise, and line dancing.
While Park Place is a populated neighborhood, there is a potent sense of community in the individual buildings. Elevator-access gives residents easy entrance to their units. These residences range in size from approximately 780 to 1,475 square feet and have one to three bedrooms, one to two bathrooms, and assigned parking spaces around each building.
Although developed between 1970 and 1984, these units feature modern styles like open floor plans and eat-in kitchens. Residents also enjoy spacious master suites and plentiful storage space.
Living in a condominium complex means having a truly low-maintenance lifestyle. The homeowners’ association takes care of cable, water, sewer, trash removal, exterior building maintenance, common area upkeep, and access to facilities.
The Pembroke Lakes Golf & Racquet Club is so close to Park Place it is virtually within the community itself. This John Sanford designed course features 18 holes of scenic play with incredible views of the surrounding area for a challenging, yet fun round with friends. The facilities also include 14 tennis courts, a swimming pool, and Club Nineteen, a full-service bar and restaurant.
Pembroke Pines, originally developed as a flight training facility in the 1940s due to its isolation, is now one of the fastest growing cities in Florida. This community is surrounded by retail options like a Home Depot, restaurants, grocery stores, as well as the Pembroke Lakes Mall to meet all shopping needs.
Life here gives you plenty of opportunities to make the most out of the year-round outdoor culture of Southeast Florida with Chapel Trail Park Nature Preserve and Bald Eagle Nest for catching a sight of the bald eagle, a prominent sight in this part of Florida. Stretches of Florida’s famous Atlantic Coast beaches are mere minutes away and Miami’s world-renowned culture, food, shopping, and historic attractions are a short drive away.