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Surrounded by a wildlife preserve, this gated community is unlike any other in South Florida. A true “neighborhood” in harmony with nature, Old Marsh features distinctive homes and a superb Pete Dye golf course at its core
veryone dreams of owning a home
legendary golf course architect, was immediately capti-
in South Florida. There’s an abun-
vated by the natural setting and was intent on preserv-
dance of sunshine, great boating
ing as much of it as possible.
and beaches, and fabulous golf, not to mention many cultural attractions
The sense of space also extends to the low density of homes in the community’s 456 acres, of which 90
and modern conveniences like world-class shopping
acres are natural marshland. There are just 184 home
and restaurants. The problem is most communities
sites—all single-family, traditional-style homes with
are so hemmed in by the sprawling metropolis that
both golf course and marsh views.
there is not a lot of elbowroom—unless you’re lucky enough to live in Old Marsh. “At the center of it all,” their saying goes, “you can get away from it all.” Located in Palm Beach Gardens, Old Marsh is just minutes from beautiful Atlantic beaches, the Gardens Mall, and excellent schools. Additionally, the community is less than a half hour from Palm Beach International Airport. The flora and fauna found on property include great blue herons and sandhill cranes (the community’s logo). Wetlands surround three sides of Old Marsh and will never be developed. Pete Dye, the
ABOVE AND BELOW: Every home at Old Marsh is unique.