By Keith Larsen | Published in TheRealDeal – A new luxury condo development is coming to Wellington that aims to lure high-profile polo players and equestrian estate owners looking to downsize.
Coach House recently launched pre-construction sales for the four-story, 34-unit building to be built at 3410 South Shore Boulevard, on the former site of the Players Club. The property spans 5.5 acres adjacent to the Equestrian Preserve in the town known for its equestrian events.
The boutique project will be the first development by billionaire Neil Hirsch, who owns the BlackWatch Polo Team, and who founded Telerate, a global communications company.
Douglas Elliman’s CMG Group is handling sales. Prices range from $2.5 million to $6.5 million, said Elliman’s John Greene, sales director for the project.
Coach House already has scored two pre-sales, according to a spokesperson. Ralph Lauren model and top-ranked professional Blackwatch Team polo player, Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, and his photographer wife Delfina Balquier, plan to buy a unit. Polo player Grant Ganzi also is a buyer, the spokesperson said.
Construction will begin in September, and the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2022, Greene said. Coach House was designed by GarciaStromberg in West Palm Beach with interiors by Denise Kuriger Design, according to a release.
Amenities will include a rooftop pool, fitness center and spa, library, boardroom, private dining room, catering kitchen, private climate-controlled garages and private elevators for each unit. The development will also include private cabanas and guest suites, according to the release.
Greene said Coach House aims to appeal to “very affluent people with multiple homes, who want a place to come to Florida to be active without worrying about homeownership.”
He compares the project to The Bristol in West Palm Beach, a 25-story, 69-unit luxury condo tower at 1100 South Flagler Drive developed by Al Adelson and Gene Golub. The building has attracted a number of wealthy estate owners from Palm Beach who sought to downsize.
Wellington is known as the equestrian capital of the world and is home to the Wellington Equestrian Festival.
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“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
So, is there a time and a place to live this one best life? According to experts, it could be Wellington Florida. A small town, it is the gem of the horse world, the place to be in the winter… And one of Money Magazine’s ten best places to retire. Surprisingly, their first reason has nothing to do with horses.
In a word, it’s golf. With 220 courses within 30 miles, Wellington is a player’s paradise. The town’s own Wellington National Golf Club is well more than simply the “local.” Designed by the World Golf Hall of Fame’s Johnny Miller, it is a challenging course that can also accommodate those with a higher handicap. Even better news, golf, and social memberships are available with no assessments and no food and beverage minimums.
But about those horses. For the equine-mad and newbies alike, Wellington in the winter is the ne plus ultra of all things equine—especially if one likes a little competition. Riders come from around the globe to go head-to-head in world-class polo, dressage, hunters, and showjumping. With the Summer Olympics around the corner, it’s expected that the competition will be ferocious as riders and horses tune-up for the “big” one. The showgrounds are open to the public and the competitions last from January through the end of March.
Actually, there’s a long list of good reasons to retire in Wellington, but we’ll just add two more. Water. It really is everywhere here. Whether you prefer the nearby charms of the Lake Worth Municipal Beach, dream about packing up the grandkids for a full-on day at the ocean—or let yourself succumb to the siren call of a day spent fishing, everything is an easy drive there and back again.
Ah yes, we did say two more reasons. So, this final one could be the clincher. The new Coach House Wellington residences. Located at 13410 South Shore Blvd., Coach House is a modern sanctuary infused with the richness and warmth of an updated traditional design. Accented with exquisite materials and highly amenitized, living here is easy, refined and well deserved. The exceptional level of service will allow one to live the worry-free, lock-and-leave lifestyle of the elite equestrian traveler.
This exquisite, pet-friendly property, provides all the amenities to fully enjoy every perfect moment with family and friends, including a rooftop pool, high-performance fitness center, and spa, library, boardroom, private dining room with catering kitchen, private garages, direct elevator access along with a limited number of private cabanas and guest suites available for purchase.
Located at 13410 South Shore Blvd., close to everything the Palm Beaches have to offer, Coach House has just 34 bespoke residences priced from $2.5 million.
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It’s Wellington. In the winter. And that can only mean one thing. The great equestrian competitions are on! High Goal Polo. World Class Dressage. Grand Prix Jumping. These athletes, their families, and equestrian spectators fill seasonal homes and bring life to the village of Wellington.
For all its glorious properties, Wellington proper has never really had many places to own that we’re fully staffed and maintained — meaning one could walk away whenever needed.
The “lock it and leave” lifestyle is a hot trend in luxury real estate, allowing owners a carefree solution to living where they like when they like and how they like. Made possible by dedicated and highly trained valets, concierges and property management, this luxurious, pampering option means one can travel at the drop of a hat, stay to host catered gatherings or take one’s ease in private spas and pools.
Luckily, a fresh understanding of living on your own terms has now come to the equine playground of Wellington. Coach House is a first-of-its-kind luxury residence designed to complement this sophisticated agrarian lifestyle. Set alongside the town’s famed Equestrian Preserve, Coach House offers protected views of world-class competition.
Coach House is a modern sanctuary infused with the richness and warmth of an updated traditional design. Accented with exquisite materials and highly amenitized, living here is easy, refined and well deserved. The exceptional level of service at Coach House, will allow one to live the worry-free, lock-and-leave lifestyle so many now enjoy.
This exquisite, pet-friendly property, provides all the amenities to fully enjoy every perfect moment with family and friends, including a rooftop pool, high-end fitness center and spa, library, boardroom, private dining room, catering kitchen, private garages, direct elevator access along with a limited number of private cabanas and guest suites.
Located at 13410 South Shore Blvd., close to everything the Palm Beaches have to offer, Coach House has just 34 bespoke residences priced from $2.5 million. For more information, visit the Residences page or join the email list.
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