Juno Beach Real Estate

Juno Beach, Florida

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Juno Beach is a lovely community which is on a barrier island. Very well known for the beautiful beaches and fantastic points of interest, like the Juno Beach Park & Loggerhead Marine Life Center. This is a great spot for a vacation home and a full-time living as well.


Brief History of Juno Beach

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Juno Beach arose along the Atlantic shore of southeast Florida with the settlement of the Ocean dune by a small group of motel and tourist court owners. The town was incorporated in 1953 with approximately 130 year round residents and 1500 seasonal population. Juno Beach is located on a barrier island along the Atlantic coastal ridge. Offshore lie Spanish wrecks dating from late 1500’s to early 1600’s. The barrier island was created by the cutting of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Juno was the predecessor of Juno Beach. It arose as a late nineteenth century transportation terminal linking northern Florida by the Indian River and Jupiter to Lake Worth in southern Florida.
The Jupiter and Lake Worth Railway had taken over the hack line between Jupiter and Juno which became known as the “Celestial Railway.” In the same year, Henry Flagler began development of Palm Beach which led to the demise of Juno and the Celestial Railway. The demise of nineteenth century Juno was followed by the rise of twentieth century Juno Beach.
E.F. Hutton began construction of the famous Seminole Golf Club.
Bessemer Properties, Inc., bought a tract of land adjoining Seminole Golf Course and platted it as a subdivision in 1948. Bessemer dredged a pond and built a 500 foot fishing pier at the end of Mercury Way. The pond, ocean pier and subdivision improvements opened the Town for planned development.
June 4, 1953 the Town of Juno Beach became incorporated.
Significant residential and commercial development including The Waterford, a life care community, and Florida Power and Light administrative offices took place in the Town. This development provided different residential types and a healthy tax base.
1980 – 1990
Assessed valuation rose from $50 million to $400 million.
Town Center completed, reflecting the spirit of the community for approximately 2000 year round residents and 6000
seasonal population.
Juno Beach is today a seaside community which is predominantly residential. Fine oceanfront estates, condominiums and businesses provide an ideal setting for vacation or permanent residence. Juno Beach is near many activities including the Jupiter Theatre, nationally-known golf courses, tennis courts, county parks, shopping centers and art galleries. With Juno Beach, activities range from sunbathing, swimming and fishing to walking, jogging and bicycling on our oceanfront bike path.


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