Real Estate Spotlight: Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton
Living at Broken Sound Club is like being on vacation every day.
Joe Lee, the original golf course designer, was quoted as saying “This is the most peaceful setting I’ve ever worked in the middle of one of the fastest growing areas in the country.” The only sound that broke the silence was the sound of a golfer swinging his club. Hence the name.
Located in the heart of Boca Raton, Fla., Broken Sound is known as a friendly club with two golf courses, breathtaking grounds, a 38,000-square-foot spa and fitness center and amazing service. Real estate property types range from generously sized condos and villas to 7,000 square foot estates.
The average list price of a residence in Broken Sound is $656,000, with high-end $2M+ custom homes, private estates and properties located in the community’s most prestigious sections.
Owners of a 6,000 square foot estate purchased in 1997 for $200 per square foot are now offering their uniquely contemporary home for sale for $293 per square foot. During the summer of 2014, a neighbor sold their 10,000 square foot Mediterranean estate with golf and lake views for $280/sf.
At the top of the market, a renovated six bedroom, seven bath estate in the Bermuda Run village, purchased in 2004, is currently offered for $2.5M. The property tax assessment value on this home has seen a modest .8% year-over-year increase.
The Broken Sound community is home to 1600 residences in 27 villages. In 2013, 119 properties were sold. Followed by 96 homes in 2014 and 87 sold during the year 2015. Each of the villages has its own personality and is only minutes from the main clubhouse, golf course or tennis courts.
Members enjoy the elegance of a private golf and country club community not far from the theater, beaches and world-class shopping.
In addition, the club plays host to the Allianz Championship, a Champions Tour event, every February.