This Florida Castle in prestigious Chapelle Royale of Wellington's renowned community of Versailles. Community features a lifestyle of endless wonder with a magnificent courtly clubhouse for social, recreational and relaxation opportunities, with heated pool, Spa, children pool and playground, lighted tennis courts, half-basketball court, billiard room, fitness center, media room and more! Natural gas service, bike paths and sidewalks throughout the community and near the finest Wellington Schools. Home is owned by and meticulously maintained by the original owners. Upgraded electrical, insulation, hurricane impact glass and accordion shutters for added security. Convenient central vacuum system and upgraded lighting are among the home's updated features. Home features: Steel reinforced monolithic concrete foundation in all areas with concrete block construction, steel reinforced, poured concrete columns and bond beam construction. Lightweight concrete subfloor on second story. 200 to 300 amp electrical service per plan. R-30 Ceiling insulation. Hurricane impact glass in front of the home. Accordion shutters in upper rear windows of the home. Central vac throughout the home. Recess lighting in kitchen hallways and baths. Wellington Area: www.thepalmbeaches.com Wellington is just 15 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport, and full of amazing things to do for travelers of all interests. It truly has something for everyone. For the "horse lovers," you just can't beat Wellington. Known as the Winter Equestrian Capital of the World, Wellington is home to an international equestrian community featuring more than 57 miles of trails for horseback riding. This elaborate trail system provides residents the opportunity for recreation, exercise and transportation throughout the community. International Polo Club Palm Beach is the premier polo destination in the world, hosting the largest field of high-goal teams and the most prestigious polo tournaments played in the U.S. The Palm Beach polo season opens on the first Sunday in January and concludes 16 weeks later. Polo matches are open to the public, and tickets start at just $10. On Saturday evenings, horse lovers can enjoy Saturday Night Lights, which is held at the Palm Beach Equestrian Center. The horse jumping season starts in January and runs through April. The jumping starts at 7 p.m., but doors open at 6 for family fun. A carousel, face painting and a petting zoo are just a few of the highlights. Admission is free. Another place to check out is the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame. The museum describes itself as a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the sport and its history, development and traditions by acquiring, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting collections, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to the sport. For the "art lovers," Art Fest on the Green features more than 50 local artists that work in every medium imaginable. Or how about taking an art class while sipping on some wine at ArtCellar. It's amazing how their instructors can help a novice painter like me create something I actually love hanging in my house for everyone to see. For the "green market lovers," spend the morning enjoying Green Market fun at the Wellington Amphitheatre. Vendors sell local produce, meats and cheeses, and so much more! For when the "beer lovers" come to visit, we have the Brew Fest, which takes place in February. The event allows guests to try an impressive array of craft brews and hard ciders from Florida and beyond, accompanied by an assortment of food trucks and other craft beer-centric games and entertainment. For the "bacon lovers" out there, the Bacon & Bourbon Fest is a must! A family-friendly event that celebrates the amazing food that is bacon and the tradition of the American-made spirit, bourbon. For the "quality family time lovers," Wellington is truly the place to be. The Lakeside Family Fun Event Series provides FREE family fun. Bounce houses, music, face painters and family-friendly businesses set alongside beautiful Lake Wellington makes for perfect family time. Each one is a different fun family-friendly theme. If there isn't an event happening at Lakeside, there's most likely live music or a movie playing at the Wellington Amphitheater. On Thursday evenings, make sure to bring a blanket, grab some food from the food trucks and listen to the free concerts. There are also tons of neighborhood parks to enjoy28, to be exact and some include a boat dock and park fun for our four-legged family members. For the "fireworks lovers," Wellington goes all out for their 4th of July Celebration. It's a free event that has live music, entertainment, fun games, food and so much more at Village Park. The evening ends with an amazing fireworks display! An event that rivals the 4th of July Celebration but occurs during the fall is the Fall Festival, again at Village Park. This evening features trick-or-treating, costume contests and, of course, great entertainment with yummy food. For the "outdoors lovers," Wellington is full of places to enjoy the beautiful green space that the village has to offer and ample opportunities to participate in outdoor activities. A morning hike at the Wellington Environmental Preserve can be followed by biking on Wellington's network of interconnected pathways and walkways, and Lake Wellington is a great place to fish or enjoy paddling in a kayak or canoe. Wellington has some amazing restaurants that cover the range of culinary desires. For Italian, Agliolio's Italian Bistro serves homemade Italian dishes that everyone enjoys. Oli's Fashion Cuisine is a hot spot for elevated, artfully presented New American fare and cocktails in modern surrounds. The recently opened Trophy Room has a New American menu with global influences which features a selection of prime beef, Florida seafood and brick-oven pizzas. For tacos and margaritas, head over to Don Chepo's! Craving sushi? Kabuki has been a Palm Beach County destination for years, having locations on Clematis as well as PGA Boulevard. Now they've come west and opened a Wellington location. Looking for some beef? Get your burger fix at Beauty and the Beeeef. Located on the outside of the Mall at Wellington Green, it's a perfect place to dine when craving a great burger. Wellington is a little village with a lot going on. Article by: MEG PALUMBO From: https://www.palmbeachpost.com The Western communities have seen their share of the rich and famous taking up residence, like the following folks: Vanilla Ice:Rob Van Winkle is also known as a passionate Wellington resident, who is seen in and around the county eating, stopping, collaborating and listening. Madonna spent time renting a home in Wellington during equestrian season. Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen: The Boss and wife Patti Scialfa have spent winters here for years. Daughter Jessica, a noted equestrian, has participated in the Winter Equestrian Festival for some time and is a fixture here. Bill Gates: He's also your neighbor, but since he owns several multi-million dollar properties in Wellington, it might be hard to track him down to ask to borrow that cup of sugar. Michael Bloomberg: The businessman and former Mayor of New York City is often in Wellington with equestrian daughter Georgina. Mark Badgley: Half of the famed designer team Badgley Mischka, Badgley is also an enthusiastic equestrian who lives in Wellington while he's riding. Tommy Lee Jones: The Academy Award-winning actor and polo player has been a seasonal fixture in Wellington for years. Tami Hoag: The best-selling mystery writer has been a full-time Wellington resident for about seven years, after visiting off and on since the 1990s. Lou Palmer: The retired ESPN commentator is a longtime Wellington resident. Nick Roldan: The polo heartthrob and model lives in Wellington and also dates Jessica Springsteen, because rich, pretty, famous people seem to find each other. Frank Stallone Sr: The late father of Sylvester "Rocky" Stallone and singer Frank Stallone was a Wellington resident since the 1990s, and was an avid polo player and season ticket holder at International Polo Club Palm Beach. Jeremy Jacobs: The Boston Bruins owner, philanthropist and businessman was ranked as the 481st richest person in the world by Forbes magazine. Hannah Selleck: Active annually in the Winter Equestrian Festival, Selleck is not only a rider but television royalty, otherwise known as Daughter of Magnum P.I. Reed Kessler: The show jumper and daughter of businessman and Lorillard CEO Murray Kessler is a fixture during the Winter Equestrian Festival. Erin Krakow: The Wellington native and Pathfinder winner is now a star on the Hallmark channel, headlining her own show "When Calls The Heart," as well as movies on the network. Frank McCourt: The former L.A. Dodgers owner owns an equestrian property in Wellington as well as a home on Palm Beach. Nick Zano: The "Legends of Tomorrow" and "What I Like About You" actor is a graduate of Wellington High School. Sean Burnett: The Wellington High grad, currently a free agent, was relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels and was a minor league player with the Philadelphia Phillies organization until March. Vanessa Rousso : She's a professional poker player, which helped her finish as a runner-up on CBS' twisty reality show "Big Brother." She's also a Wellington High School graduate. Arin Hanson: The animator, internet personality, comedian, and musician who goes by the name Egoraptor is a well-known YouTube star who attended Wellington High School. Tyler Herron : The Wellington High School graduate played for years in the St. Louis Cardinals organization and recently pitched for Team Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Lorne Michaels: The "Saturday Night Live" creator and producer owns equestrian property in Wellington. Paige Johnson: Another scion of a famous family involved in the equestrian scene, Johnson, daughter of BET founder Robert and former wife and hotelier Shelia, is a champion rider. Lou Dobbs: The former CNN commentator, now on Fox Business Network, owns a large property in Wellington, where daughter Hillary has won awards as a show jumper. Article written by: Leslie Gray Streeter
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