Avalon, Palma Vista and Boca Reserve: Homes Sold 2017

We’re finishing up the 33428 zip code with three smaller neighborhoods that sold well in 2017. Palma Vista and Avalon are on the east side of US-441 between Palmetto and Glades, while Boca Reserve is between Loggers’ Run and Boca Winds on the south side of Palmetto Park Road.

Avalon
Four homes sold in Avalon this past year, all on Parkview Avenue with 5 bedrooms, 3-4 baths, and 3-car garages, and all built in 1998. They sold in 5 weeks or less. There were no transactions on Cypress Palm Court.
Two of the sales were 3400 square models with 4 full baths, one for $680K and the other for $690K. The smallest of the homes at 2800 square feet sold for $578K with 3 full baths while a slightly larger model with 3 1/2 baths sold for $565K.
HOA fees in Avalon are about $300/month. The average home price for 2017 was $628,000.

Palma Vista is just north of West Boca Medical Center and just south of Publix and Home Depot. Avalon is just north of Palmetto next to Lowe’s. Image and map data by Google.

Palma Vista
Palma Vista Way saw nine homes sold while one sold on La Vista Circle. All the homes were built between 2000 and 2002.
The lowest price was 9772 Palma Vista Way at $499K with 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths in 2500 square feet. On the high end 21180 La Vista Circle sold for $735K with 6 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths in 3800 square feet. That was the only one over $700K. The same model sold for $690K at 9713 Palma Vista Way.
The most average of the homes sold was 9839 Palma Vista Way selling for $600,000 with 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths in 3400 square feet.
HOA fees in Palma Vista are about $350/month. The average price for the development was $596K. They’re not moving fast as all the homes took at least one month to sell and the average was over three months.
Palma Vista is particularly attractive to people who appreciate the easy access to the Jewish Federation campus and the JCC. The neighborhood is also within walking distance to West Boca Medical Center and the Westwinds shopping plaza (Publix and Home Depot).
Boca Reserve

Two homes sold in the small and fairly new Boca Reserve development. Both were built in 2013.
12090 Boca Reserve Lane sold for $730,000. The 4000 square foot 5 bedroom has 4 1/2 baths. It sat on the market off and on for over a year mainly due to a high original list price of $899,000. It sold quickly after the list price was lowered to $749,000. It was purchased new from the builder in 2013 for $637K.
The smaller 12106 Boca Reserve Lane sold for $715,000 with 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths in 3000 square feet. This one sold in 8 days with an original list price of $749,000. The seller had just bought the house in February 2016 for $675,000, and the previous owner got it from the builder for $570K.
HOA fees in Boca Reserve are about $200/month.

Recent Home Sales in Mission Bay, Lexington Estates, Boca Reserve and Boca Grande

The Mission Bay development consists of over twelve hundred homes within 10 “villages.” Certain villages have their own sub-associations. The community is just west of 441 and covers 500 acres on both sides of Glades Road. The land includes the Evert Tennis Academy and Boca Prep International School. There are swimming pools, tennis leagues, social events and more. HOA fees vary.

10968 La Salinas Cir; image by Google

The Mediterranean style home at 10968 La Salinas Circle sold for $410,000. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in 2261 sq. feet of living space. Special features include an updated kitchen with maple wood cabinetry, granite counter tops and new stainless steel appliances. The master bedroom suite has a double door entry and 2 large walk in closets. French doors lead to a screened in patio and pool. There are no rear neighbors. Built in 1993, it was purchased for $184,000 in 1995.
Lexington Estates is a gated community located on Palmetto Park Road, west of 441. Amenities include basketball and tennis courts as well as a community pool and picnic area. Students attend Coral Sunset Elementary School, Loggers Run Middle School and West Boca Community High School.
10300 Lexington Estates Blvd; image and map data by Google

The contemporary ranch home at 10300 Lexington Estates Blvd sold for $442,000. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in 2762 sq. feet of living space. The home has a 3 way split bedroom floor plan, high ceilings and lots of natural light. The kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. There is a new washer and dryer. A special feature is the custom built cherry wood bookcases from floor to ceiling in the den. The outdoor entertaining area includes a screened in patio and pool and a fence backyard.  Built in 1996, it was sold for $225,200 in 1997.
The traditional two story home at 10114 Lexington Estates sold for $465,000. It has 5 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in 2964 sq. feet of living space. The master bedroom and a guest bedroom are located on the ground floor. The custom kitchen has spacious counter tops, wood cabinetry and designer accents. The bathrooms have all been updated. Additional renovations include 18 inch tile and beautiful wood laminate flooring. Built in 1992, it was sold for $585,000 in 2005.
Boca Reserve is a gated community located off Palmetto Park Road, west of 441. The community has landscaped walkways and is close to shopping. Students go to Loggers’ Run Middle School and West Boca High School. We previously wrote about the development in 2014 and earlier in 2013.
12257 Boca Reserve Lane (in red rectangle); image and data from PBC Appraiser

The large ranch home at 12257 Boca Reserve Lane sold for $637,500. It has 5 bedrooms and 3.1 full bathrooms in 2979 sq. feet of living space. There is carpet and ceramic tile throughout. The custom kitchen opens to the family room. It has wood cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances including a double wall oven. The master bath has dual sinks with separate shower and tub. The home also boasts a 3 car garage. The home was built in 2014 and originally purchased for $583,320.
Boca Grande is located on Palmetto Park Rd West. The community features large homesteads with room for stables and horses.
21640 Cartagena Drive; image by Google

The large traditional home at 21640 Cartagena Drive sold for $1 million. It has 4 bedrooms and 4.1 bathrooms in 4363 sq. feet of living space. The open floor plan has lots of room to entertain and plenty of natural light. The chef’s kitchen has an island, pantry and breakfast bar. There is a grand entry, custom bar and soaring wood ceilings. The great room has a fireplace surrounded by stone. The backyard boasts a built in grill and screened in patio with a pool. This home is situated on 5 acres with a 4 stall barn and mature trees. It was purchased for $190,000 in 1985.
21640 Cartagena Drive; image by Google

Recent Sales in Boca Reserve, Boca Falls, Loggers Run and Mission Bay

Zip code 33428 is located west of Lyons Road, south of Glades Road, and north of Loxahatchee Road. Many neighborhoods can be found here including Mission Bay, Boca Falls, Boca Winds, Loggers’ Run, Avalon, Vineyards, Boca Woods, Boca Lago, and Boca Dunes. The area is close to shopping and the South County Regional Park.

Boca Reserve - Imagery and map data from Google.
Boca Reserve – Imagery and map data from Google.

Boca Reserve
Boca Reserve is a gated community located off Palmetto Park Road, west of 441. The community has landscaped walkways and is close to shopping. Students go to Loggers’ Run Middle School and West Boca High School. We previously wrote about the development in 2014 and earlier in 2013.
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Below is one of our photos from 2014:
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The house at 12066 Boca Reserve Lane sold for $910,000. It has 4 bedrooms and 4 and half bathrooms. The total square footage is 5381 sq. feet. Some records indicate it was built in 2013, but we think it wasn’t really finished until this sale. The house has tile and wood flooring, impact glass windows and a resort style pool, fire pit and grill. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and beautiful wood cabinets. There is a 3 car garage.
Another home at 12105 Boca Reserve Lane sold for $655,000. The home has 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. Built in 2014, it is brand new and has a gourmet kitchen with quartz counter tops, a double oven, stainless steel appliances and wood floors.
Below is the promotional video the developer (Minto) posted some time ago.

Boca Falls
Boca Falls is a gated community with manned entrances on Glades Road and Palmetto Park Road, west of 441. Amenities include an large resort-style pool, several tennis courts and a full-size outdoor basketball court. The clubhouse has a recently renovated and enlarged fitness room along with a covered playground. There are amazing sidewalks and biking paths and a private entry for the elementary school. Students go to Waters Edge Elementary School, Loggers’ Run Middle School and West Boca Raton High School.
21420 Gosier Way in Boca Falls; Image from Google 2011.
21420 Gosier Way in Boca Falls; Image from Google 2011.

The home at 21420 Gosier Way sold for $530,000. Located in the gated community of Boca Falls, it has 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in 2700 sq. feet of living space on one floor. The master bedroom and kitchen were recently remodeled. There is a screened patio and an in ground pool. The house was built in 1997. The previous owner took a hit, having paid $724K back in 2005.
21516 Halstead Drive; Image 2011 from Google.
21516 Halstead Drive; Image 2011 from Google.

This two story home at 21516 Halstead Drive sold for $550,000. The home has 6 bedroom and 3 full bathrooms in 3000 sq. feet of living space, also on one floor. The house features an oversized pool and spa overlooking a lake and a recently renovated kitchen with new appliances and granite counter tops. The bathrooms were recently renovated also. It was originally built in 1996. From the appraiser records this looks like it was a bank owned home but at least one record we see says otherwise. Previous transactions include what looks like a foreclosure sale in 2014 for $442K. In 2005 there’s a $480K but that seems to have been within the same family.
21780 Marigot Drive; Image from Google.
21780 Marigot Drive; Image from Google.

This stunning ranch at 21780 Marigot Drive sold for $634,350. The home is located in the higher end “Crystal Pointe” subdivision of Boca Falls and features a large pool, patio and outdoor kitchen overlooking the lake. The home has 6 bedrooms and 4 and a half bathrooms in 3500 sq. feet of living space. The master bedroom is on the ground floor and has engineered hardwood floors. The seller was the original owner who paid $325K in 1996.
21803 Marigot Drive; Image from Google.
21803 Marigot Drive; Image from Google.

A few doors down the two story home at 21803 Marigot Drive sold for $685,000. This modern home has 4 bedrooms plus a den and 3.1 bathrooms in 3506 sq. feet of living space. The backyard oasis has a salt water pool that is gas-heated and a full outdoor gas kitchen and bar as well as an oversized screen enclosure. The new kitchen has granite counter tops. Originally built in 1997, the house had two transactions in 2010 with the later one at $440K.
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21288 Rock Ridge Drive sold for $530,000. Built in 1998, it has 5 bedrooms and 4.1 bathrooms in 3879 sq. feet of living space. Located in The Estates subdivision, it has a large screened patio with a pool. The master bedroom is on the ground floor. It was purchased by an investment firm and then quickly sold to what looks like an individual investor in Deerfield Beach. Like Crystal Pointe, “The Estates” is on the higher end of the homes in Boca Falls. These two neighborhoods typically have paver driveways instead of stamped concrete, and other luxury features.
21404 Shannon Ridge Way; Image from Google.
21404 Shannon Ridge Way; Image from Google.

21404 Shannon Ridge Way in the Mystic Bay subdivision sold for $550,000. That’s a pretty good price for a four bedroom, three bath house in less than 2800 square feet. It is on one floor, has a wide lake view, and a fairly large rectangular pool. There is a 5th bedroom in the house but it’s configured as an office.
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Logger’s Run
Crystal Cove entrance on Ponderosa; Image from Google
Crystal Cove entrance on Ponderosa; Image from Google

Crystal Cove Estates is one of many subdivisions within the larger Logger’s Run neighborhood. It’s just north of Palmetto Park Road behind Logger’s Run Plaza, between Judge Winikoff and Ponderosa.
11581 Kensington Court in Crystal Cove sold for $500K even. The house has 4 beds and 3 1/2 baths in just under 3300 square feet, with another 680 sq. ft. of garage space along with a couple of patios, and it has a screened in pool in the backyard. It was purchased new in 2000 for $408K.
21118 Sweetwater Lane North; Image by Google
21118 Sweetwater Lane North; Image by Google

21118 Sweetwater Lane North is in the Winding Lake Estates subdivision. The 5 bedroom, 4 bath house sold for $600K. It has an unusually large lot – almost an acre, and sits on a cul de sac. In addition to the 3300 square feet of living space the house has two 2-car garages totaling over 1200 square feet.


Other sales of note:
9719 Palma Vista Way, on the east side of 441 just north of West Boca Medical Center and just south of the Home Depot and Publix plaza, sold for $675K. The house has 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in 3700 square feet on two floors.
21805 Old Bridge Trail, in Boca Woods, sold for $625K. It has 4 bedrooms and 4 baths in nearly 3500 square feet, and a golf course view.

Recent Homes Sales in 33428

33428mapHomes in the 33428 zip code are west of Lyons Road,  south of Glades Road and North of Loxahatchee Road. Neighborhoods in this zip code include Boca Woods Country Club, Mission Bay, Boca Falls, Boca Winds, Loggers’ Run, Avalon, Vineyards, Boca Lago Country Club, and Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club. Students go to Loggers Run Middle School or Eagles Landing Middle School and West Boca Community High School or Olympic Heights Community High.
The following homes sold in September 2014:
21150fallsridgewayThis large Mediterranean style home at 21150 Falls Ridge Way sold for $815,000. Built in 1999 in the Estates subdivision of the Boca Falls gated community, it has 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. This lakefront property has an in-ground pool and nearly 5000 square feet of living space. The kitchen has cherry wood cabinets and granite counters. It was previously purchased in 2006 for $1.021 million.


21070sweetwaterln21070 Sweetwater Lane in the Loggers’ Run gated subdivision Winding Lakes Estates sold for $620,000. This custom built home sits on almost 1 acre on a cul de sac. It has 5 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms with around 3700 square feet of living space. It was purchased in 2011 for $550,000.


11319bocawoodslnThis contemporary home at 11319 Boca Woods Lane sold for $387,000. Located in Boca Woods Country Club and built in 1986, it has 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The floors, kitchen, bathrooms and appliances were recently updated. There is a 3 car garage and nearly 3000 square feet. It was last purchased in 2012 for $172,500. Buyers in Boca Woods must purchase a club membership.


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10745santalagunaMission Bay Laguna’s 2 story home at 10745 Santa Laguna Dr sold for $371,500. Located on the lake, it has 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in 2331 sq. feet. Built in 1987, the kitchen has been updated to include custom cabinets and stainless steel appliances. It was previously purchased in 2002 for $235,000.


22204collingtondrThis waterfront home at 22204 Collington Drive sold for $430,000. Built in 1988 in Boca Winds, it has 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms in 3330 sq. feet. The kitchen was updated with custom wood cabinets, granite and stainless steel appliances. The master bedroom has a balcony with views of the lake and full sized pool.


11668springflowerplThis small pool home in Country Landing sold for $300,000. 11668 Springflower Pl has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Though built in 1986, it has a completely remodeled kitchen with Espresso wood cabinets, granite and stainless. The bathrooms have been updated as well with new vanities, tile and fixtures.


12218bocareservelnThis beautiful new home at 12218 Boca Reserve Lane sold for $774,992. It has 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms  in 5000 sq. feet of living space. Built in 2014, the two story home has a 3 car garage. It also has a custom kitchen with a large island, as seen below.
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Boca Reserve is a new development on the south side of Palmetto Park Road about 2 miles west of 441 and just west of the Loggers’ Run Publix.