Palm Beach Gardens, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Palm Beach Gardens has it all: warm weather, top-of-the-line golf courses, beaches, and just a couple hours from Miami. 55+ communities in Palm Beach Gardens are great for retirees that enjoy a smaller city with big city benefits.

Palm Beach Gardens has it all: warm weather, top-of-the-line golf courses, beaches, and just a couple hours from Miami. 55+ communities in Palm Beach Gardens are great for retirees that enjoy a smaller city with big city benefits.

Climate & Geography in Palm Beach Gardens

Southeast Florida's tropical rainforest climate means residents of Palm Beach Garden experience long, hot, and rainy summers. However winters are warm with cool, windy nights. The city gets over 60 inches of rain each year and approximately 237 days of sunshine. Rainfall amounts and the number of sunny days are both higher than the national average.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in the Palm Beach Gardens Area

Florida is known for many things, and the beautiful beaches would have to be included in that list. High rated beaches near Palm Beach Gardens include John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Juno Beach Park, Peanut Island Park, and Ocean Reef Park.

For nature lovers, the Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County has over 2,000 species of flowers to admire. The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge has more than 250 species of birds and reptiles over the 144,00 acres of wetlands. The ecosystem is filled with cattails, sawgrass, tree islands, prairies, sloughs, and a healthy cypress swamp. Visitors are able to cycle, hike, and photograph the refuge.

Palm Beach Gardens downtown area, Downtown at the Gardens, is an open-air, pedestrian-only shopping center. Every Sunday, The Gardens GreenMarket opens with free entry, access to local produce, music, crafts, and amazing food to purchase.

The Professional Golfers Association is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens and has an organized golf club in the city. The PGA National Golf Club has updated golf courses with new turf, as well as expanded tee and green complexes. The North Palm Beach Country Club also has a beautiful golf course that sits on the Intracoastal Waterway.

For access to even more shopping, dining, and entertainment options, residents can travel south down the coast and visit any of the other numerous cities in the Miami area. Popular destinations include Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and of course Downtown Miami, all of which are within an hour-and-a-half drive.

Cost of Living & Taxes in Palm Beach Gardens

The overall cost of living is higher than the state and national average. This is primarily due to the high cost of homes and housing. Although transportation costs are significantly higher than average as well. Grocery costs are also slightly above average, however health care and utility costs are below the average.

Florida is considered very tax friendly to retirees because the state has no income tax, which includes all forms of retirement income. Property taxes are fairly low in the state. However, due the higher cost of homes in the Miami area this can still be a significant expense. The homestead exemption helps offset property taxes, and residents who are 65+ might qualify for an additional exemption. Sales taxes are also about average, and common items like groceries and medicine are exempt. The combination of tax savings and lower health care costs are beneficial to Palm Beach Garden 55+ community residents who are on a budget.

Palm Beach Gardens Health Care

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center is located in the city and is rated high performing according to U.S. News.

 


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Regency at Avenir - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Regency at Avenir

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  • High $900ks - Low $1Ms
  • 469 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
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