The community of Renaissance in West Palm Beach, Florida is an upper middle-class neighborhood. Homes here were primarily built in the 1980s and 1990s and were valued in 2009 at just over $275K, compared to a state average of $182K. This community is primarily single-family homes as well as some apartment living communities.
This community has a much larger percentage of families than the state average and with good reason; this community makes a wonderful place to raise a family. Renaissance offers excellent schools, many nearby parks and lakes, along with plenty of shopping and dining nearby. Residents enjoy the high quality of living in Renaissance.
Some of the best rated schools in the area include; H.L. Johnson Elementary School, Golden Grove Community Elementary School, Western Pines Community Middle School, Palm Beach Central High School, and Western Academy Charter School.
Okeeheelee Park is located in the area, offering Renaissance residents a nearby place to get out and enjoy the Florida outdoors. This park covers over 900 acres and encompasses two lakes. Many activities can be enjoyed here; boating, fishing, water skiing, radio controlled boating, biking, jogging, and picnicking. The Okeeheelee Nature Center, at the north end of the park, provides over two miles of trails with interpretive signs, a butterfly garden, animal exhibits, and ongoing educational programs for adults and children. The park also contains a dog park, called Pooch Pines, where dogs of all sizes can run and play.
Golfing choices in the area are countless. Palm Beach Polo Golf and Country Club features 36-holes of championship golf, a tennis center, fitness center, croquet lawns, as well as seven polo fields. Wycliffe Golf Club also features 36-holes of golf, an amenity filled clubhouse, a state-of-art pro shop, and year round events for members including; dances, theme nights, and lavish buffets. Others in the area include; Park Ridge Golf Course, Lucerne Lakes Golf Colony, Forest Oaks Golf Club, The Fountains Country Club, Palm Beach National Golf Club, and Okeeheelee Golf Course. If golf is a favorite pastime, you will enjoy checking out all this area has to offer.