Historic Homes Near Downtown Delray Beach

Lake Ida Homes

Lake Ida in Delray Beach is a beautiful, historic neighborhood just north of downtown Delray Beach. Lake Ida is coveted for being near downtown Delray Beach but far enough a way from the hustle and bustle of the busy streets of downtown. Lake Ida is a short bike ride or walk to the sandy beaches or vibrant Atlantic Ave which offers shops, elegant restaurants, and beachside hotels. Many of Lake Ida’s homes have oversized lots and feature well established gardens and tree lined streets.  This charming neighborhood is perfect for anyone looking to live in a peaceful and picturesque area. 

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Lake Ida Statistics

Average Price $3.3M
Lowest Price $899K
Highest Price $23.5M
Total Listings 14
Avg. Price/SQFT $1K

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Lake Ida Homes for Sale in Delray Beach, FL

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Lake Ida in Delray Beach

Lake Ida is a family-oriented community comprised of more than 1,000 single-family custom-built homes.  The community was founded in 1955 by William Linton and named after his wife, Ida.  Lake Ida's epicenter is a 120-acre freshwater lake (Lake Ida), where residents enjoy water sports, fishing, and more.  There are several parks in Lake Ida including Lake Ida West Park and Lake Ida Dog Park.

Lake Ida's main road is the tree-lined Historic Swinton Avenue, which spans from Atlantic Avenue to NW 22nd St.  Lake Ida is Delray Beach's perfect community, wonderfully located only blocks from the excitement of downtown Delray Beach and less then 10 minutes from the areas beautiful beaches. Lake Ida's charming tree-lined streets and white picket fences offer a perfect blend of historic ranch style single family homes, newer Key West style estates, and mid century modern homes on large lots, some of which exceed one acre. 

Many of Lake Ida's more expensive homes are situated on the lake and have beautiful water views, large lots and feature swimming pools and well established gardens. Lake Ida is a pedestrian-friendly, pet loving community with a huge recreational lake loved by locals for fishing, boating, jet skiing and water skiing. Lake Ida connects to Lake Osbourne, Lake Clarke, and Lake Eden.  While many homes in Lake Ida have retained their historic charm, several homeowners have chosen to tear down existing homes and build modern custom-built estate homes in their place. Rich with Florida historical charm, many buyers fall in love with the unique architectural details and touches found in many of the homes in Lake Ida.  One of the many advantages of living in the Lake Ida area, besides the waterfront homes and canals, are the charming homes that showcase the grandeur of Old Florida. Recently discovered by a small group of custom home builders and developers, Lake Ida now also features some magnificent estate homes to accommodate all size households. Homes in  Lake Ida range in price from the $400's to over $3 million.

Lake Ida's Active Lifestyle

Lake Ida is more than just a collection of beautiful homes. Lake Ida offers an active and exciting lifestyle and access to every outdoor activity and amenity you could desire.  Neighbors are friendly and can often be seen walking their dogs, jogging, biking, and just taking a stroll around their beautiful neighborhood. Although the community has no homeowner's association (HOA), the homes in Lake Ida are meticulously maintained and pride of ownership is quite apparent everywhere you look.

Lake Ida West Park

Lake Ida West Park is a public park located within the Lake Ida community.  The park has bicycle trails, walking paths, kayaking, canoeing, an observation platform, and some of the best freshwater fishing in South Florida. In addition, Lake Ida West Park offers two boat launching ramps make it easy to enjoy the day on the water, jet skiing or water skiing. With picnic pavilions, grills, a children’s playground and restrooms, visiting the park is a popular leisure time activity.

Lake Ida Dog Park

Lake Ida Dog Park is a fantastic gated dog park for residents of Lake Ida in Delray Beach.  The double-gated dog park features a dog wash station, two large play sections and benches for the dog owners and guests.

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