Ocean Ridge, Florida
The spectacularly landscaped community of Ocean Ridge in Palm Beach County truly deserves its name as it is situated along the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway.
A bit of a hidden treasure among Palm Beach County’s many communities, the Town of Ocean Ridge is nothing short of paradise to people who enjoy white sand beaches, a laidback vibe, and a small population.
There is not much by way of attractions in Ocean Ridge, FL but the town’s magnificent views and the solitude it affords its residents are what makes it so enticing. Besides which, the town is also conveniently situated that the larger cities of West Palm Beach and Boca Raton are just 15-30 minutes away by car.
- Ocean Ridge, FL was originally part of the Town of Boynton until property tax disputes required twelve residents to split away to create the Town of Boynton Beach.It was later changed to its current name Ocean Ridge in 1937 because it was confusing to people.
- Sea turtles come to Ocean Ridge to lay their eggs. Nesting season is from April 1 to October 31 and typically occurs in Ocean Ridge Hammock Park. Manatee season, on the other hand, runs from November through March.
- Ocean Ridge Natural Area is a protected area where visitors can observe a maritime hammock ecosystem and a mangrove swamp. There one can see native Floridian plant life like various mangrove trees, gumbo limbo, and dune sunflowers. Animal species like red-bellied woodpeckers, night herons and manatees have also been found in the area.
- School-age residents are assigned to schools in the nearby Town of Boynton Beach where there are primary, middle, and high schools.
Luxury Homes for Sale in Ocean Ridge, FL
Ocean Ridge, FL is a low-density residential community, a status the town is glad to keep, which accounts for Ocean Ridge’s peaceful solitude and exclusivity.
If the serenity of small island living piques your interest, you might find your perfect home among Ocean Ridge’s lavish waterfront homes, private estates, and luxurious low-rise condos – all of which often come with premium amenities such as views of the canal, private beach access, pools, and gyms.
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