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1350 St. Charles Place, Pembroke Pines, Florida 33026
Park Place, a Large 55+ Condo Community in Pembroke Pines, Florida, is Gate Guarded 24/7 and Surrounded by a Golf Course
Park Place is a 55+ condominium community in Pembroke Pines, Florida. It was built in the 1970s and early 1980s and has 1,028 homes in six buildings, each with eight stories and elevator access.
The community spreads across 37 acres and is surrounded by the Pembroke Pines Golf and Racquet Club golf course, although the course is not part of Park Place. Many homes have a view of fairways and ponds, but some overlook the parking area that is between the buildings. Floor plans have 780 square feet to nearly 1,500 square feet with one to three bedrooms and one to two baths. Park Place is guard gated 24 hours a day and has a nice entryway. Pets are not allowed.
Prices start in the low-$100,000s. Please verify this with a Realtor as prices are subject to change. The HOA fee runs from about $380 to $450 per month depending on condo size and location.
Amenities include four thermal swimming pools, a long walking/bike path, six tennis courts, a 250-seat auditorium for movie nights, an internet cafe and more. Residents also enjoy a bounty of social clubs and planned events. Banks, restaurants and stores are within a short drive.
Visit www.parkplaceowners.com for more information. Go to tinyurl.com/y9qztg49 to see listings.
Named Pascua Florida by Juan Ponce De Leon, the Sunshine State did not enter the Union until March 3, 1845. Balmy mild winters began attracting snowbirds to the state in the late 19th century. Retirees continue to flock to the state. It's not hard to see why tourism has become the leading industry.
International trade and citrus are also major contributors to the state's economy. Eighty percent of the nation's oranges and grapefruits are grown here, and 40 percent of all U.S. exports to Latin America flow through Florida.
Florida's landscape includes uplands and coastal plains. It contains more than 11,000 miles of waterways and about 4,500 islands spread across 10 acres.
The state has 1,045 golf courses, more than any other state in the Union. The 47 mile Pinellas Trail is the longest urban trail on the east coast. Orlando theme parks attract more visitors than any other theme parks in the U.S. The only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles co-exist is in National Everglades Park.
Florida, particularly the Keys and the Gulf Coast, were struck by Category 4 Hurricane Irma in early September, 2017. Towns will rebuild, perhaps this time with climate change in mind, making them safer and better equipped to handle major hurricanes going forward.
Population - 20,612,439
Persons 65 years old and over - 20%
High school graduates, persons age 25+ - 87%
Bachelor's degree or higher, persons age 25+ - 27%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin - 24%
White persons, not Hispanic - 58%
Median household income - $47,525
Median home value - $159,900
Social Security taxed? No
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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