The idyllic village of Wellington, Florida, is known as the world’s winter equestrian capital. However, people who aren’t typically drawn to equestrian activities are delighted to discover that Wellington also has plenty of outstanding golf courses. Wellington, close to so many stellar amenities and boasting a convenient location, sits just west of West Palm Beach and has a luxurious pedigree all its own.
The housing market in Wellington remains strong. According to Zillow.com, the median price of Wellington homes for sale in 2022 is $576,494. That represents an increase of 30.4% from the previous year. While there are many properties at and just above the median, notable properties go for well into seven figures. Wellington real estate includes everything from condos to single-family homes to mansions and estates with their own equestrian facilities and even airplane hangars.
Wellington Real Estate
If the thought of living in this paradise intrigues you, the first step is to hire an experienced Wellington real estate agent with a track record of helping clients get into the beautiful homes available throughout the community. A talented agent will help you stay competitive and advise you on writing a winning offer.
Word of mouth is almost always the best way to find an agent, so ask around in your circle of friends, co-workers, and family members who have recently purchased one of these special properties. You can further narrow down candidates by researching them online, where you’ll likely find sales stats and testimonials from happy clients.
Once you’ve hired an agent and found a great home, it’s time to enjoy your new lifestyle and hit the links in Wellington.
Wellington National Golf Club
400 Binks Forest Drive
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Residents and visitors enjoy the 18-hole layout, which was designed by golf hall-of-famer Johnny Miller. It recently underwent a full renovation to make it more enjoyable to golfers of all skill levels. The course has been ranked as one of Golf Digest's Top 75 Private Golf Courses. Besides offering a great round of golf, Wellington National is also known for fine and casual dining in the clubhouse, a fully stocked golf store, a swimming pool, fitness center, massage and yoga rooms, and many other amenities. One of the benefits of membership in Wellington National Golf Club is that there are no assessments and no food and beverage minimums.
The Wanderers Club
1900 Aero Club Drive
The Wanderers Club is another exclusive private club that attracts the upper crust of Wellington society. It bills itself as a private getaway for the whole family, and it delivers a wide range of activities. Yes, it has a terrific 18-hole golf course designed by the firm headed by Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy and shows off Florida’s stunning natural beauty on every hole; but there is also a swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center, game room, kids’ room, and a small theater. Polo is also available to its members. The breathtaking clubhouse offers many social activities, including indoor and outdoor dining.
Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club
11199 Polo Club Road
The Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club brings together the best of many worlds in this exclusive club, a fixture in the community for more than 40 years. Centrally located, the Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club provides residents with luxury living and exceptional recreational opportunities.
As its name implies, the Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club brings together multiple polo fields and an 18-hole championship golf course set amid residential neighborhoods full of Mediterranean-style homes. The Cypress course, set around the Big Blue Preserve, was designed by Pete Dye and his son, P. B. It was initially built for the PGA Tour’s Chrysler Team Championship and now provides outstanding golf for members. The club also offers croquet lawns, a fitness center, a swimming pool, and several dining options.
Wycliffe Golf & Country Club
4650 Wycliffe Country Club Boulevard
Wycliffe Golf & Country Club is one of the premier country clubs and golf communities in the entire area. People looking for Wellington luxury homes for sale will find plenty of options in this 600-acre gated community known for luxurious living in a lush, comfortable setting along a spectacular golf course.
Golfers have the choice of two different championship courses that were designed by award-winning architects Karl Litten and John Sanford. The designers took advantage of the surrounding natural habitat to provide a course with lush, rolling topography and undulating greens that stand out even in South Florida’s burgeoning golf scene. The closing holes are set against the backdrop of the spectacular clubhouse that offers many amenities, such as a spa and fine dining.
Looking for Wellington homes for sale?
If you’re in town looking for Wellington real estate, check out one of the area’s major golf courses. If you’re ready to take a swing at the Wellington real estate market, let Darlene Streit expertly guide you through the process. Call or text her at 561.531.2727 or email her at [email protected] to take the first step towards your new lifestyle.