Nestled on a Florida barrier island between the pristine shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the wildlife-filled estuaries of the Indian River Lagoon to the west, Orchid Island is a unique private sanctuary for its resident Members. Within this secluded community, pristine natural environments and world-class amenities converge with a welcoming culture to create a renowned private golf and beach club lifestyle. Meet the Members who share their unique perspectives:
Pictured left to right: Bill Kennedy, Mary Stewart, David McLean
Resident Trio Personifies the Spirit of Orchid Island
For David McLean, a years-long search for a new home led him to an accomplished and friendly community where he rediscovered his passions for painting and music. Bill Kennedy also discovered newfound pleasures, where relaxing days are filled with athletic and intellectual pursuits instead of the hustle of working in the city. Mary Stewart learned first-hand from the kindness of strangers—it’s part of the community culture and connections that matter most when navigating life’s transitions.
What do all three of these Florida residents have in common? They found their purpose at Orchid Island and have shared their stories in the “Life on purpose” editorial series. These profiles of purpose celebrate the personal and collective experiences that unfold every day at this treasured Florida community. See their personal insights into the community’s welcoming culture, inspiring surroundings, and engaged lifestyle. To read more about David, Mary, and Bill’s experiences, request a complimentary copy of the Orchid Island Life on purpose multi-media brochure.
A Private Beach & Golf Club Community on Florida’s Treasure Coast
For many Members, Orchid Island’s environmental diversity gives the community much of its appeal, from coconut palms and nearly a mile of pristine beachfront ancient oak hammocks and mangrove-lined estuaries. Many of the 375 beautiful West Indies-inspired homes feature direct ocean or water views, surrounding Members in the best of Florida’s natural beauty from their backyards. Members enjoy the best natural neighbors, with the community providing sanctuary to hundreds of species of Florida’s migratory birds, manatees, sea turtles, and more. Pristine bodies of water, native wildlife, and Florida’s year-round tropical weather transform this area into a premier private club community.
West Indies-Inspired Architecture Meets Resort-Style Amenities
Embraced by a breathtaking natural environment, Orchid Island’s collection of premier amenities allows Members endless opportunities to enjoy all of the benefits of living a purpose-filled life in today’s world. The world-class Arnold Palmer golf course is the beloved centerpiece of the community and was the proud host of the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. Certified as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, every turn within this par-72 course welcomes exciting views of natural seaside landscapes teeming with wildlife. A West Indies-inspired Beach Club creates an easygoing setting where generations can gather together to enjoy a tropical seaside pool, rejuvenating spa, world-class dining, and endless special-interest clubs.
For the health-focused, a state-of-the-art fitness center houses personal trainers and physical therapists ready to guide and motivate every personal fitness quest. More than 35 group classes, including yoga, Pilates, and spin classes, ensure Members can look and feel their best. Eight Har-Tru tennis courts and two pickleball courts celebrate social connections, muscle movements, and friendly competition for players at all skill levels. No matter how Members choose to spend their days at Orchid Island, the cool ocean breeze is sure to follow them wherever they go.
With demand for this highly sought-after community at an all-time high, residential home inventory is limited at Orchid Island. To learn more about this picturesque, one-of-a-kind private club community, request a complimentary copy of the Orchid Island Magazine. Visit OrchidIslandFL.com or call 772.388.3888 for more information or to schedule a private community club tour.
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