Splurge vs. Steal Resort Edition: West Palm Beach, Florida

 

Our Splurge: 206 Arlington Road, West Palm Beach, FL is currently listed by Brandon L. Rinker of Rinker Realty for $1.7 million.

Nothing beats fun in the sun in West Palm Beach, Florida, so we are going to get right to it! These Splurge vs. Steal picks speak for themselves, and while both have three bedrooms, two baths, and luxuriously updated interiors, the price points and locations are miles apart. Which one would you choose for your West Palm Beach escape?

Splurge: “South of Southern” Custom Home Right On The Water For $1.7M

 

Are you someone who has a flair for the dramatic? A lover of all things shiny and new? Well then this three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,534-square-foot coastal beauty will be right up your alley.

The West Palm Beach waterfront affords a light and bright interior with upscale finishes, an expansive open floor plan, soaring ceilings, and a sleek gourmet kitchen that will have you whipping up meals just for fun — but the real showstopper is outdoors!

Backing to a sparkling seawall, it comes complete with an impressive outdoor dock with the ability to hold a large boat or several smaller vessels. The resort-style pool seems never ending, surrounded by an elegant covered patio with built-in grill and bar, all accented in natural wood and stone finishes.

The property description says: “This property will impress anyone who appreciates quality craftsmanship and finishings throughout their home … a coastal owners dream!”

At $1.7 million, this home is a worthy splurge, offering a fabulous location right on the water, met by exceptional views, spacious interiors, and relatively new construction since it was built in 2014.

For those who want a contemporary party pad in West Palm Beach covered in designer mosaics, look no further — 206 Arlington Road is for you.

206 Arlington Road, West Palm Beach, FL is currently listed by Brandon L. Rinker of Rinker Realty for $1,700,000.


Steal: Frenchman’s Landing Remodel With Pool And Patio For $599K

2518 Monaco Terrace, Palm Beach Gardens, FL is currently listed by Katie Enterline of DiBianchi Real Estate in South Florida for $599,000. 

At less than half the price of our steal, this turnkey residence in Frenchman’s Landing offers a lot of bang for your buck! Broker associate Katie Enterline of DeBianchi Real Estate in South Florida tells us, “This residence is the most updated home currently in Frenchman’s Landing, minutes to the heart of Palm Beach and seconds to world class golfing.”


Who is it perfect for? Katie says primary and secondary buyers. “This would be a great year-round home as it’s open layout and freshly landscaped backyard provide ideal entertaining space,” she says. “As a winter home, this house is easy, turnkey, and lock-and-leave, nestled in a quiet neighborhood and close to the Palm Beach airport.”

We are partial the open floor plan, incredible skylights brining natural light into the home, and of course, the sleek quartz kitchen. And that spectacular pool is the gift that keeps on giving in that steamy Florida weather.

What makes it a great buy? We asked the expert for you. Katie says, “Most homes in the immediate area are inside private country clubs which require mandatory memberships usually in the six figures. Frenchman’s Landing is surrounded by these but is not one, so you have an incredible pride of ownership here in this charming community.”

Bingo, all the luxury without the price tag. We’re sold. Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comments!

2518 Monaco Terrace, Palm Beach Gardens, FL is currently listed by Katie Enterline of DiBianchi Real Estate in South Florida for $599,000.

Amy Puchaty is founder and principal writer of Amy Puchaty Communications, a copywriting firm specializing in luxury real estate marketing. Amy’s work has appeared in numerous print and digital publications including The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Inman News, The Denver Post, and Dallas Business Journal. Follow Amy at www.amypuchaty.com