Delray Beach's Tallest Condo Buildings

Posted by Lori Keroack on Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 2:55pm.

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Perhaps you've always wanted to live in a high rise condo on the beach or intra-coastal so you can enjoy million-dollar panoramic views. With all the new construction in Delray Beach, you might have heard that the maximum overall building height is 38 feet not exceeding three stories within the Atlantic Ave area. Outside of the Atlantic Ave limited height area, the maximum overall building height is 54 feet not exceeding four stories. The maximum overall building height is defined in the Delray Beach Land Development Regulations section 4.4.13. If you're in the market for a condo with a scenic view, don't fret. There are high rise condo buildings in Delray Beach that are grandfathered under previous building regulations. Here are a number of desirable high rise condo buildings that are located in the quaint Village by the Sea.

Barr Terrace is located at 50 East Road right off of Atlantic Avenue near the heart of Downtown Delray Beach. Barr Terrace is one of the most beautiful condominium properties in the historical waterside area. The building hugs the Atlantic Ocean side of the Intracoastal, providing its residents with breathtaking views. Built in 1970, the condo building has been very well maintained over the years with continual updates to amenities, building and property. Barr Terrace is home to 95 condominiums on 12 floors. Condos are available in two and three bedroom floor plans.

Amenities at Barr Terrace include all of the standard features like a community pool, community room and exercise facility. The property has a bike room and a picnic area. Security features include gated parking, staffed front lobby, and a doorman. Live the dream at Barr Terrace.

Banyan House might be worth a look if breathtaking direct Atlantic Ocean views and setting foot on the beach right outside your door is on your "must-have" list Banyan House is a 55+ oceanfront condominium community located at 1225 South Ocean Boulevard. The property was built in 1967 and has 11 floors housing 65 units. This property is in an amazing location in Delray Beach. Banyan House is North of Linton Blvd and South of Atlantic Avenue - just North of Sugar Sand Park. The residents of Banyan House enjoy living the relaxed beachfront lifestyle. The balcony is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy ocean breezes and picturesque sunrises or hang out at the heated swimming pool right in front of the ocean. Live in the lap of luxury at Banyan House.

Delray Summit is an exclusive 8-story, 66 unit condominium community located just a few blocks from Atlantic Avenue at 1000 Lowry Street. Delray Summit is characterized by its park-like grounds that include benches, tropical foliage and fruit trees. Delray Summit is just a quick walk or bike ride from the Atlantic Ocean and the shops, restaurants and nightlife of downtown Delray Beach.

Built in 1966, Delray Summit has undergone multiple renovations, including exterior painting, concrete restoration and a new carport roof. Floor plans feature three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,210 square feet of living space. Delray Summit residents enjoy a variety of amenities such as a heated 50’ x 20’ in-ground swimming pool, private dock, library, laundry room and bike storage. The building also features an elevator, entry phone and doorman adding to the feeling of lavishness.

Seagate Towers is a 55+ community. The twin-tower condominium buildings of Seagate Towers can be described with one word - spectacular! Seagate Towers is a magnificent condominium complex that was built in 1970 and is conveniently located in the center of Delray Beach adjacent to Seagate Yacht Club. Seagate Towers has a private dock with slips available for 14-58 ft. boats. The buildings sit along the eastern edge of the Intracoastal Waterway at 200 and 220 MacFarlane. The pristine beach and thriving East Atlantic Avenue are just steps away. This is the perfect place for boating or an afternoon of fishing. Each tower has 13 stories with six units per floor and two elevators servicing only 3 units on each floor. There are just 149 units at Seagate so you will get to know all of your neighbors. Penthouse units have unbeatable views of everything that Delray Beach has to offer. Residents here enjoy million-dollar views of the beautiful water or city lights. Enjoy spectacular views in the morning as the sun rises from the east over the ocean and beautiful sunsets over the city in the west. Seagate Towers is luxury living at it's finest. Note: Seagate Towers is not to be confused with the Seagate neighborhood on A1A in Delray Beach

A residence in one of these exceptional towers is perfect for the 55+ age group and people that seek views of the ocean, Intracoastal and downtown. These very spacious units have approximately 2,000 square feet of living space. Corner units have a large balcony while interior units have a large terrace and smaller balcony. There is on-site management, exercise room, desk staff, 78-foot heated pool, barbecue & picnic area. You can’t beat the luxury lifestyle offered at Seagate Towers!

Seagate Manor (55+) Conveniently located on the eastern side of the Intracoastal Waterway at 400 Seasage Drive. Seagate Manor is one of the most beautiful active adult communities in Delray Beach. Seagate Manor offers its residents million-dollar ocean views that are hard to beat. The condo building was constructed in 1969 and is an 11-story building that is home to 63 condos. Seagate Manor is a short walk, only three blocks, to the sandy beach and just six blocks from popular Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray. First come/first service boat slips available for residents. Residents don't hold back when they brag about the stunning views of the water and the city. Seagate Manor is a prestigious luxury community.

This exceptional community has resort-like amenities, such as a heated swimming pool overlooking the Intracoastal, a fully-equipped fitness center, private docking area for boats up to 54 feet (no charge), a multi-purpose party room to host events, a picnic and barbecue area (also overlooking the Intracoastal), brand new elevators, professionally landscaped grounds, 24-hour on-site management, a designer decorated lobby, hurricane impact windows, covered parking space and so much more. This age-restricted community is very welcoming and perfect for retirees who want to live a maintenance-free and sophisticated lifestyle. You know what to do to earn bragging rights at this property.

Dorchester Condominiums provide a luxurious condo living experience on a pristine and beautiful beachfront parcel of property located at 200 N Ocean Boulevard. Dorchester in Delray Beach has everything that a homeowner could possibly want. Residents of the co-op building have access to resort-style amenities and the property is just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Delray Beach and a quick walk to the beach. The art deco-inspired building was constructed in 1967. There are only two residences on each of the ten floors. Spacious floor plans and a delightful community feeling are two of the best features of this property.

The building’s amenities include an Olympic-sized waterfront swimming pool with a beautiful sun deck, lush tropical gardens, and private deeded beach access for residents. Underground parking, full-time building manager, individual storage unit plus a state-of-the-art security system ensure that residents are happy, safe and comfortable.

The Barrton Condominiums are within walking distance to both Atlantic Avenue and the Atlantic Ocean. The Barrton is a beautiful place to live and play. Direct kayak access to the intra-coastal is quick and easy. The Barrton Condominiums are located at 555 SE 6th Ave. There are 103 condos in the 12 story building plus a suite for guests of an owner. Every unit at The Barrton has a fantastic water view, therefore, this property is simply amazing.

Amenities at The Barrton range from the mainstays of condo living like a grand heated pool, building security, and fitness room, to more sophisticated features like storage for kayaks and bikes, tiki bar and grill, and a Club Room. The Barrton is located on the free trolley service route ran by Delray Beach Park and Ride.

Court of Delray Condominiums located at 2220 S Ocean Blvd was constructed in 1971. Court of Delray is a waterfront condominium building with 12 floors and 43 residences. The condos are spacious and have enclosed patios. The condo building is situated along the sparkling waters of the Intracoastal Waterway and features spectacular views of the boats passing by as well as the downtown Delray Beach area. Condos have scenic ocean and Intracoastal views.

Court of Delray offers a large, heated swimming pool on the intra-coastal, community room, bike storage, exercise room, covered parking, a gazebo and beach access is right across the street. This is coastal living at it's finest.

Coastal House is another high rise located on A1A with ocean and Intracoastal views. Coastal House is just minutes from dining, shopping, and downtown Delray Beach. Check out this hot property at 2000 S Ocean Blvd. Coastal House was built in 1970 and offers 85 mid-size condominiums on 11 floors. The residences at Coastal House feature open balconies for residents to soak up the sun. By the way, Sheryl Crow's hit single, Soak up the Sun, reached #1 on Billboard.

Coastal House has deeded beach access, assigned covered carport parking plus plenty of parking for guests, extra storage, and a tropical pool overlooking the Intracoastal. Additional amenities include a waterfront putting green, exercise room, security, on-site manager and a doorman. There is also a boat dock but overnight docking is not permitted. Coastal House is the perfect place to call home for buyers seeking resort-style living close to exciting Atlantic Avenue.

Harbourside is a wonderful community for boating enthusiasts. Harbourside is located on the Intracoastal at 1 Harbourside. A 1975 groundbreaking was the beginning of construction for the four condo buildings. There are 175 units at Harbourside with 1-3 bedrooms, spacious floor plans and high-end features & finishes. Harbourside is in a fantastic location because of the easy access to shopping, restaurants and the beach as well as famed Atlantic Avenue.

This active boating community has boat slips available for rent at the marina that is adjacent to the property. Spending a carefree day on the ocean is easy and convenient if you dock your boat here. In addition to the convenience of the boat slips, amenities include a pool, shuffleboard, tennis, exercise room, clubhouse with billiards, library, game room, property manager on-site, bike & jog path, grills, and guest cottage. You'll feel like you are on vacation every day.

All of these condominium associations are fantastic and would make great homes. Many people buy condos in high rise buildings for the gorgeous view but there are other things that you should consider. Make sure the location and amenities are compatible with your lifestyle. Luckily there are some great choices since there won't be any new high rise condo buildings in the area.

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Lori Keroack is the Business Office Manager of Mizner Residential Group. Lori recently moved to Delray Beach from Connecticut. She is enjoying learning about her new home town and the surrounding areas by researching and blogging about various topics that are relevant to the area.


- Lori Keroack, Business Office Manager - Mizner Residential Group

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