Post Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
|Over the years, the seasonal resident lifestyle has become more and more appealing to more and more individuals. The idea of spending each half of their year in a different cultural paradise, where museums and galleries regularly display pioneering works of art, where chefs are constantly engineering the newest dishes, and an active and engaging lifestyle awaits is a large factor in convincing homebuyers to partake in the lifestyle. For areas such as Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, the mild weather come winter is an especially large draw for these seasonal residents. When they select a country club to call home, there are a few things they can expect to enjoy: |
Health and Wellness
Seasonal residents decide to stick with living where the weather is at its best: they enjoy picturesque summers in the north and glorious winters in South Florida. When at a club, they have health and fitness classes right in their backyard, plus fitness trainers and coaches to help them improve their golf and tennis game. With the year-round fair-weather lifestyle offered in South Florida, it’s easy to stay outdoors and remain fit as well.
Active Social Life
When residents choose to live at a country club, they have a full social calendar full of activities for them to enjoy, to keep them entertained, to learn new things, and to practice things that they enjoy. Whatever their preference – golf, art, food – event planners and activity coordinators work to ensure that it’s incorporated into the Club’s ever changing, consistently packed event calendar. Just by attending a few round robin tennis clinics or an on-site wine tasting, members will quickly get to know each other, forming fast and true friendships.
Clubs Within A Club
Outside of the events and amenities that country clubs host, there are even more ways for members to enjoy themselves. Many members are inspired enough to create their own club that focuses on a certain element, such as a book club or a culture club. These clubs quickly draw in residents who are eager to meet members with similar interests, or want to learn more about the interest in the first place. The result? Members develop a great way to make fast friends and enjoy practicing a hobby.
Florida is one of seven states that do not have income tax for its residents. This is one of the reasons there’s been a large influx of New Yorkers moving to Florida. High-net-worth individuals and families from various high-tax states, such as New York, New Jersey and California, are continuously finding themselves choosing Florida instead. According to Crain’s New York Business, under the recent NY tax laws, a New Yorker who makes $10 million a year and owns a $10 million home could save over $1 million in taxes by relocating to Florida. The addition of a homestead exemption also encourages residents to select Florida as their primary residence. Smart seasonal residents can take advantage of these factors to really cash in.
Travel Made Easy
Residents of Palm Beach Gardens are near to three international airports so that they can always get where they need to go, and fast. This enables the world to be opened up to residents. Furthermore, it’s not just flying that’s made easier for the residents of Palm Beach Gardens – with I-95 right outside of the town, getting to other Florida cities by car is a breeze. Members can be roughly 20 minutes from West Palm Beach, and under an hour from Fort Lauderdale. It makes traveling whether for fun, family or work a breeze.
It’s apparent that country clubs accent a seasonal resident lifestyle in a way that few others can. With a wide range of activities, amenities, events, and programs ranging from tennis to cultural events, these country clubs give seasonal residents access to a life with more opportunities than ever before. One Club in Palm Beach Gardens can offer residents an opportunity to enjoy even more that club living has to offer. Have it all - weather, family, friends, community, social life, easy travel, health & wellness – with the seasonal resident lifestyle at BallenIsles Country Club.
When it comes to country clubs, BallenIsles Country Club is simply unparalleled. This Palm Beach Gardens community offers luxury living in a tropical setting, with amazing amenities to boot. Three golf courses – the East Course, the North Course, and the South Course – offer an individual challenge to each resident who tries them. A practice driving, chipping, and putting course lets players prepare to take on other challenges, as do the on-site clinics and professional golf staff tutoring that the Club provides. BallenIsles is highly recognized for its offerings in regards to tennis, including 23 tennis courts, twenty of them being Har-Tru clay courts. One stadium course, and two permanent pickleball courts are also provided. For those looking to improve their game, private lessons and clinics are provided. Members face off in club tournaments that are held throughout the year as well.
At the Club’s 62,000 square foot Sports Complex, members have access to cardio and strength machines, along with private trainers who can work with them to meet their health goals. Fitness classes ranging from Pilates to yoga allow members to work out with friends. The Sports Complex also hosts a main swimming pool and a children’s swimming pool, along with a belowground hot tub. An on-site Dog Park lets the pups of BallenIsles Country Club meet and greet each other, and trails that wind throughout the Club allow residents to work in a walk while enjoying South Florida’s natural beauty.
At the end of the day, residents return to their home in one of the 33 neighborhoods that make up BallenIsles Country Club. Each neighborhood has its own atmosphere, so it’s easy for residents to find the one that fits into their lifestyle. The single-family homes have golf and preserve views, as well. Come make BallenIsles Country Club home. Call (561)622-0220 for more information, or visit us at 100 BallenIsles Circle, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33418. To download your complimentary brochure today click here.
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