Buyers on a budget who are interested in Delray Beach homes for sale have a number of enticing options in some of the area’s most desirable 55+ communities. Delray Beach is in Palm Beach County, and it's known for its sandy shores, championship golf courses, and small-town beach vibe that comes with quirky shops, great restaurants, and locally owned art galleries.
Let's take a look at some of the best active adult communities in this Southeast Florida region with homes for sale under the $200,000 mark.
Low $100s - High $100s
Affordable Delray Beach condo homes are available at Huntington Lakes, a gated 55+ community close to the Florida Turnpike and several great golf courses. Buyers will find 2,100 condos spread out over several buildings with four to eight stories, elevators, and secured entrances. Homes have 990 to 1,200 square feet, one or two bedrooms, and one or two bathrooms. There’s also plenty of parking and many amenities to enjoy.
Residents have access to a large clubhouse, where several social clubs meet, such as a volunteer group, a tennis club, and a drama troupe. Amenities include an indoor pool, a steam room, a fitness center, nine outdoor pools, 22 shuffleboard courts, and nine tennis courts. There's also the nine-hole Marina Lakes Golf Course, a woodworking shop, and a picnic area. Low-maintenance living is provided by an active homeowners' association, allowing plenty of time for recreation and fun.
Below $100k - Mid $200s
Community bus transit is just one of the benefits of living at Lakes of Delray. This 55+ community has resale condos in two- and three-story buildings with ample parking outside each building. These condos are spacious and open, offering 800 to 1,500 square feet, patios and balconies, one or two bedrooms, and one or two bathrooms. Upgrades—such as granite counters, tile floors, and energy-efficient stainless appliances—have been made to several homes on the market.
A snowbirds club keeps part-time residents in touch, and there are numerous community activities, including movie nights, fitness classes, and current events discussion groups. There are also racquetball, basketball, and shuffleboard courts. Additional amenities include several pools, a ceramics studio, and an outdoor area for car washing. Several lakes and ponds throughout the community provide picturesque views for scenic walks and bike rides.
Mid $100s - High $100s
Active adults who enjoy socializing will want to consider the attached homes and condos available at Huntington Pointe. This community employs a full-time activities director to ensure there’s never a dull moment. Art classes, movie nights, softball games, and fitness classes are only a few of the many things to do in this 55+ Delray Beach community. There’s also a website committee and a club for snowbirds.
With a 50,000-square-foot clubhouse, there’s plenty of space to gather. Residents can also enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, sauna, theater, and putting green.
Attached villas offer open floor plans with 1,311 to 1,650 square feet, two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached one-car garage. The condos are in four-story buildings with elevators and security. They offer two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, plenty of parking, and beautiful views of the ponds and property. The HOA takes care of exterior landscaping and maintenance as well as power-washing the driveways and maintaining the common areas.
Below $100k - High $100s
Updated attached homes and condos are available for less than $200k at The Pines of Delray, a gated 55+ community close to the Delray Beach Golf Club and just 15 minutes from Boca Raton. Residents get together for community lunches, art workshops, and exercise classes. Two clubhouses offer amenities such as pools, fitness centers, patios, and courts for shuffleboard and bocce ball.
The Pines of Delray isn’t a huge community; there are only 684 resale homes. The villas offer two bedrooms, one or two bathrooms, and between 982 and 1,167 square feet. Many models have screened porches, lots of closet space, and open floor plans. The condos are just as attractive with 812 to 1,600 square feet, one or two bedrooms, and two bathrooms. Eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms, and screened porches and balconies are common.
Below $100k - Mid $300s
Single-family homes for sale in Delray Beach don't have to be expensive, as evidenced by the selection available at Rainberry Bay. The 55+ community offers attached homes as well, and there are a variety of resale models to explore. Most of them offer 1,074 to 2,800 square feet with patios, outdoor space, and extra storage. The single-family homes have two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached one- or two-car garages. Condos have two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and some models include an extra half bathroom.
Buyers who like to fish will enjoy the stocked fishing lake at Rainberry Bay. There are also pools, a fitness center, a conference space, a theater, tennis courts, and a basketball court. There are plenty of trails throughout the community for walking and biking. In addition to this, painting classes, movie nights, and card games are often held.