Abbey Park is a leafy neighborhood of condominiums and apartments in an unincorporated area near West Palm Beach. Its street names refer to abbeys and monks, and its winding central street is Abbey Road, though not the Abbey Road of the Beatles album. The natural ponds and swimming pools ensure that many homes here have peaceful water views.
Abbey Park is southwest of West Palm Beach, near the lakes and greenery of Okeeheelee Park. The neighborhood is bounded on the north by Forest Hill Boulevard. On the east, the boundary is Haverhill Road South, and on the west and south, canals are the boundaries. The zip code is 33415.
Children from Abbey Park attend Forest Hill Elementary, L. C. Swain Middle School, and John I. Leonard High. The highly rated Palm Beach school district also offers alternative schools, charter schools, an on-line virtual school, and magnet schools.
A shopping area within walking distance has a variety of stores and casual restaurants. Walmart is also nearby. Farther away, the glamorous outdoor Cityplace Mall near downtown West Palm Beach has trees, fountains, many restaurants, an upscale cinema, and interesting stores as well as the mall standards. Another shopping center is the enclosed Gardens Mall in Palm Gardens, with more than 160 stores, including some elegant choices.
Downtown, the West Palm Beach waterfront has a broad lawn surrounded by water gardens, and a pavilion. Many festivals use the lawn. The nearby entertainment district centered on Clematis Street offers lively restaurants and clubs.