Florida ID: 5382
1165 North Lake Way
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- Garage Spaces2
- Approx. Sq. Ft.2,795
Lovely and secluded single-story Palm Beach home offers lush pool area and tall hedges. Just two blocks from the ocean and across Lake Way from the Lake trail. Whole house generator, tile floors throughout, a real Palm Beach paradise.
According to early settler accounts, Palm Beach received its name from the shipwreck of the "Providencia."
The ship washed ashore in January of 1878 with a cargo of cocoanuts bound from Havana to Barcelona. Early settlers lost no time salvaging and planting the cocoanuts, which were not native to South Florida, hoping to launch the area into the commercial cocoanut industry. But this lush barrier island, 16 miles long and located 65 miles north of Miami, was destined for much bigger things. Its close proximity to the warm waters of the Gulf Stream produced a hothouse environment where the crème de la crème would flourish.