St. Lucie County, Florida
St. Lucie County, with great towns
such as Port St.
Lucie, Fort Pierce,
the St. Lucie
West area, and more is the Real Estate investors
paradise and a rapidly increasing market in which to buy and sell Real Estate, homes, houses, and vacant
lots. Great Beaches,Waterfront
with ocean access, riverfront, or just a nice family neighborhood.
Gated communities such as Ballantrae, PGA
and others abound. Looking for a homes, condos, townhouses, condominiums,
villas, luxury estates, investment property or properties, vacant
lots, in a retirement community , on a golf course, fishing paradise,
resales, new home builders, starter homes, estates.... St.
Lucie County has
St. Lucie County is known for it's wonderful climate. The
proximity to the the Gulf Stream helps keep St.
Lucie County temperature mild and sunny in the winter
and comfortably breezy in the summer. Both vacationers
and residents appreciate the pleasant living and working
conditions provided by this superb climate. The area
has an average annual temperature of 73.7 degrees between
the extremes of normal winter and summer temperature
Yes, it gets warm
in the summer but the year around residents say that it is our "best
No "snowbirds", no restaurant waiting, less traffic
and sunshine...sunshine ...sunshine!
St. Lucie County Beaches
on Hutchinson Island
St. Lucie County's best known asset is
its spectacularly beautiful barrier islands,
boasting 21 miles of bleached white beaches edging a cobalt-blue
ocean and lined with sabal palms. Public
beaches lie along seven miles
of this coastal stretch, projecting an unspoiled,
tropical tranquility rarely found anywhere else
in the state.
Fort Pierce Inlet
The 340-acre state owned Ft.
Pierce Inlet Recreation
Area, located on the southern tip of North Hutchinson Island,
has a wide, sandy ocean beach plus 1,500-feet of frontage on
Ft. Pierce Inlet. Picnic tables, grills and restrooms are just
some of the facilities here. November through April interpretive
activities are offered. Call 772-468-3985 for more information. Located
at 905 Shorewinds Drive. There is a small admission
charge. Jack Island is an impounded island off
the east shore of the Indian River. The island
consists of mangrove swamp and a small coastal
hammock for a total of 958-acres. Only foot traffic
is allowed on Jack Island trails.
Fort Pierce Inlet and Jack
Island are both enjoyed for the abundance and variety of bird
life. Shorebirds are better observed at Fort Pierce Inlet at
low tide along Dynamite Point, and birding at Jack Island is
more rewarding in the early morning or late evening.
The Port of Fort
Pierce is St. Lucie County's direct
gateway to the world. The port is one of Florida's 14 deep
water ports with citrus as the primary local product being exported
to both the European Theater and the Pacific Rim. The port
is located at the intersection of the Intercoastal Waterway and
the Fort Pierce Inlet.
Savannas Recreation Area
One of the most unique wilderness spots
in Florida. The Savannas represents the last freshwater lagoon
system existing in the state. It offers fresh water fishing areas,
public boat ramps, hiking and nature trails, bird watching, canoe
rentals, campsites and RV parking. Located at 1400 E. Midway
Road, between U.S. 1 and Indian River Drive. For information, hours
and rates, call 800-789-5776.
Sea Turtle Season
Thousands of threatened Loggerhead and endangered
Green Leatherback Sea Turtles make their nesting spots along
the beaches of Hutchinson Island during June and July of each year.
Nearly 80% of sea turtle nesting takes place on Florida's east
coast. Organized nighttime turtle walks are offered during this
time. Walking tours and group size are limited, reservations
are a must. For information call Florida Power & Light, Hutchinson
Savannas State Preserve
The preserve provides a glimpse of the
largest remaining fresh water marsh on the east coast of Florida.
It offers a multi-use trail for hiking, bicycling, and horseback
riding. This area is ideal for wildlife viewing and canoeing.
November through April interpretive activities, guided canoe and
walking trips are conducted. Call 772-468-3985 for reservations
and confirmation of activities. Access to the trails and the preserve
is just off Walton Road on Scenic Park Drive, Port St. Lucie.
Fishing and Diving
Offshore Fishing and Diving-From the Ft. Pierce
Inlet, the famous Gulf Stream current is just five to ten miles
offshore. Marlin, atlantic
sailfish,yellow fin tuna, kingfish, wahoo and dolphin are
caught offshore aboard the charter boats that leave from the
Ft. Pierce city docks. The offshore reefs are also abundant habitats
for Florida's spiny lobster, grouper, snapper, jack crevalle,
and a myriad of colorful atlantic tropicals such as angelfish,
damselfish and wrasses.
Fisherpersons can enjoy the calm waters of the
Indian River and the St. Lucie River for a wide variety of species.
Pompano, Snook, Trout and many others are abundant.
The ponds and lakes are loaded!! Largemouth
Bass, Catfish and a variety of panfish are everywhere. Take
a kid for their first fish, or go it alone in serene tranquility.
St. Lucie County is a mecca for art and artists. From
art fairs to museums and galleries, the visual arts
are well represented in St. Lucie County. Craft fairs abound,
classes, workshops and more!.
We also have an Opera company, symphony orchestras,
music events and more!
With close proximity to the Kravitz Center for the
performing arts in Palm Beach, and other area attractions, you will never
crave a cultural, music or art experience.