Wellington Real Estate

Wellington Real Estate

The city Wellington is located in the western part of Palm Beach County, Florida. This thriving polo community is part of the South Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. Wellington has been recognized for its status as an equestrian sporting events center. The city draws many celebrities and wealthy internationals on a regular basis because of its significant equestrian community. For more information about the famed South Florida equestrian area, please visit http://www.wellingtonpolo.net. For 2015 Polo schedule please visit http://www.internationalpoloclub.com

Historically speaking, prior to the 1950's, the Wellington area was little more than an enormous strawberry patch known as the Flying Cow Ranch. Development of the area finally went into full swing in 1972, and today Wellington has a population of around 55,500.

Shopping and Dining

The Mall at Wellington Green is one of the most prominent shopping centers in the community. This mall is located on West Forest Hill Boulevard, and it includes more than 170 stores of prominent retailers like Macy's Dillard's, La-Z Boy Furniture, and Nordstrom. The Courtyard Shops at Wellington is another major shopping destination in the community. Residents of Wellington real estate can take care of everyday grocery and pharmacy purchases at the Whole Foods Market on Florida 7 or the Publix Super Market at Courtyard Shops at Wellington, which includes both a grocery store and pharmacy.

The Grille Fashion Cuisine on South Shore Boulevard is one of the most highly praised fine dining restaurants in Wellington. For ethnic cuisine from diverse parts of the world, residents of Wellington can choose from among Cha-Cha on South State Road 7 for Japanese food, Orient Garden on South State Road 7 for Thai and/or Asian Fusion, Casa Tequila for Mexican food, or Giuseppe's Italian Ristorante for Italian cuisine.

Parks and Recreation

The village of Wellington is dotted with many small parks in town, including Primrose Park along Primrose Lane and Rye Terrace and Loxahatchee Groves Park between East Citrus Drive and Southern Boulevard. Residents of Wellington real estate with a passion for exploring the outdoors and learning about nature should definitely check out the Wellington Environmental Preserve at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat.

Wellington Parks & Rec manages a variety of different public facilities throughout the village. These include an aquatics complex, a community center, a variety of neighborhood parks, and an amphitheater. The Department of Parks & Rec also runs youth athletic leagues for young community residents interested in playing baseball, soccer, softball, lacrosse, roller hockey, wrestling, football, or basketball.

Living

The Wellington area has a cost of living that's slightly higher than average in the United States, and median home values in the city are high at $252,121 in comparison to median homes values in the rest of the state of Florida. Wellington is a growing community that has increased in population by more than 50 percent since 2000.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Public schools in Wellington are run by the School District of Palm Beach County. Among public schools in the community, there are seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. Young residents of Wellington real estate can choose between either public school or private school up through the secondary school level. Private schools located in or near Wellington include Wellington Christian School, Dillon Country Day School, and Conservatory Prep Senior High.

The Wellington Regional Medical Center is located on Forest Hill Boulevard and offers healthcare services to residents of Wellington real estate. This hospital is an acute care center with 223 beds that has been in operation since 1986. When looking for a primary care physician, residents of the community can consider the family medicine services offered at practices such as Wellington Family Practice on Medical Park Boulevard, the Family Medical and Wellness Center on West Forest Hill Boulevard, or Caremore Family Practice on Royal Palm Beach Boulevard in Royal Palm Beach.

Palm Tran offers transportation services to the Wellington community and connects the community with other cities and towns in Palm Beach County. Palm Tran's Route 62 picks up at Wellington Regional Medical Center. For longer journeys outside the area, Amtrak has two stations located within 20 miles of Wellington: the West Palm Beach station on South Tamarind Avenue and the Delray Beach station on South Congress Avenue.

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