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Pick Your Backyard – Ocean, Inlet, or Estuary?

Posted on: February 28, 2024 | Read Time: 4 minutes

Offering a serene lifestyle amidst natural beauty, homes with a water view are highly sought-after in Florida. From the tranquil crash of ocean waves to the abundant wildlife, this coastal lifestyle is typically a rare gem within private club communities. Yet at Sailfish Point, a private club community on the southernmost tip of Hutchinson Island, the waterfront is an integral part of daily life. Surrounded by the Indian River to the west, St. Lucie Inlet to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, its distinctive geography creates an unparalleled setting where over two-thirds of the 520 homes enjoy stunning water views. Whether one prefers a spacious oceanfront home, beachfront condos, link-side villas, or townhomes with private boat docks, prospective buyers have the rare opportunity to select not only their home but also their preferred vista. Let’s explore the available options.

Oceanfront vista

Private Oceanfront Homes

Sailfish Point’s oceanfront homes and condos epitomize coastal Florida living. With miles of private shoreline exclusively available to Members, these residences evoke the sensation of a secluded island retreat. The salt-infused air and gentle ocean breezes rejuvenate the senses and provide ample health benefits, while the rhythmic crashing waves provide a soothing musical backdrop throughout the home. Easy access to the beach invites residents to indulge in sunrise surfing sessions or leisurely evening strolls along the sandy shores. Wildlife sightings are abundant, with dolphins gracefully leaping along the horizon and sea turtles nesting along the coastline, further enhancing the allure of these beachfront residences.

Kayak on dock in St Lucie Inlet

Natural Neighbors Abound on the St. Lucie Inlet

As one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the Northern Hemisphere, homes along the St. Lucie Inlet are a haven for nature enthusiasts. Hundreds of bird species call the surrounding trees home, creating a birdwatcher’s paradise. From the graceful flight of ibises and pelicans to the vibrant hues of roseate spoonbills and little blue herons, residents are treated to a symphony of avian life in their natural habitat. The St. Lucie Inlet’s connection to the Atlantic Ocean offers a dynamic vista, with boats and yachts gracefully passing through the river. Many of these homes also offer waterfront access, complete with private boat docks. Residents can embark on fishing excursions, kayaking adventures, and more from their backyard.

Vista of Docked Boat in backyard

Picturesque Indian River Estuaries

Located where the river meets the sea, Sailfish Point homes along the Indian River estuary provide an idyllic living experience. Lush seagrass, majestic mangroves, and tranquil salt marshes dominate the landscape, creating a natural setting that is second to none. The serene and calm waters of the estuary not only provide a peaceful ambiance but also offer easy access to both the inlet and the ocean, making it a haven for water enthusiasts. This pristine habitat serves as the ideal home for hundreds of marine and wildlife, including the beloved manatees, graceful sea turtles, and a diverse array of bird species. From the comfort of their estuary home, members can delight in spotting these cherished creatures in their natural habitat.

Private waterfront club

Waterfront Private Club Amenities

From an active and involved membership to its luxurious setting on the tip of Hutchinson Island, Sailfish Point is truly a one-of-a-kind community. With a wide range of amenities including tennis facilities with eight HydroGrid® courts and four pickleball courts, residents have everything they need without leaving the comfort of their homes. As the epicenter of activity, the Oceanfront Club includes dining venues, a pool, and a spa. On the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, lush Bermuda grass fairways and greens blend with bold, high-flashed bunkers to ultimately lead to the signature 18th hole, nicknamed the “Window to the Sea” for its breathtaking ocean view. The private club community is also home to one of Florida’s largest privately-owned, deep-water marinas, with 84 water slips that can accommodate vessels up to 125 feet in length.

Just a short drive away from historic Downtown Stuart, residents are close to a plethora of local boutiques, restaurants, and events to explore year-round. Sailfish Point also benefits from its own private helipad, along with Stuart’s Witham Field and the Palm Beach International Airport to the south. To learn more about the luxurious lifestyle offered at Sailfish Point and the wide variety of residential real estate available, visit SailfishPoint.com or contact the Sailfish Point Realty team at 772-225-6200.

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