Old Floresta is Boca Raton’s historical community that dates back to 1925 when many of the homes, including the Boca Raton Resort and Club were designed and built by the famous developer Addison Mizner (1872-1933). Mizner’s development company began construction on custom homes in what became known as Old Floresta. The original homes were designed in the style Spanish Mission architecture with rough-finished stucco, a multitude of windows and doors that opened onto wrought-iron verandas. Famous for Barrel tiled roofs that were constructed at Mizner Industries, this community has become synonymous with old world charm both in its distinctiveness and unique history.
Located in East Boca Raton, the historical neighborhood of Old Floresta features single-family homes ranging in size from 2,000 to over 10,000 square feet. Old Floresta maintains the alluring charm of yesteryear and pays tribute to its rich history, preserving many of the original Mizner-designed residences, and was designated Boca Raton’s first Historic District in 1990. This community holds special appeal as a uniquely distinctive and desirable address, located in the heart of Boca Raton, only minutes away from Mizner Park’s world-class shopping and dining, the Boca Raton Resort and Club, pristine Atlantic ocean beaches and Boca Raton’s private executive airport.
Old Floresta homes for sale in Boca Raton attract buyers far and wide because of their unique design that offers South Florida charm. People love their homes here and go to great efforts to keep them well maintained. This is a small neighborhood with some of the oldest homes in the city. This community is known for homes with Mediterranean exteriors, mature foliage and narrow streets. Many homes have been updated with modern amenities while upholding their Old World allure of yesteryear.
Due to the convenient location of the Old Floresta neighborhood, residents do not have to travel far to enjoy a variety of restaurants, shops, museums, beaches and other attractions. The Boca Raton Resort & Club, Mizner Park, Boca Center, Boca Beach Club and Town Center Mall are all just minutes away from the community in South Palm Beach County.
Boca Raton, Florida is known for its golf courses, parks and beaches. Large, oceanfront Red Reef Park is home to the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center with trails, a butterfly garden and a sea turtle sanctuary. Downtown, Boca Raton Museum of Art has modern and contemporary American and European collections, and a sculpture garden. Nearby Mizner Park Amphitheater hosts concerts and events. The Town Center Mall is a top grossing Simon Mall with Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Ave and high end boutique offerings. Visit neighboring Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach for wonderful dining, nightlife and shopping.
For one to choose a home in Boca Raton is to choose a lifestyle. Exceptional public and private schools are located throughout the city, in addition to various parks and playgrounds that offer a multitude of activities for the entire family. Located in South Palm Beach County, Boca Raton offers exclusive country club and waterfront communities in feature the finest amenities that could be found in South Florida, many with excellent golf, tennis, social and yachting options. Aside from the pleasant greenery, lovely beaches and ample opportunity for recreation and cultural experiences, the area also boasts a variety of different types of homes to select from. Whether you are a retired senior, a family or a single person looking for a great place to call home, there is sure to be a home to suit your needs.
View Homes for Sale in Old Floresta below. Call Kim Bregman at 561-251-7170 for a private showing.
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