Welcome to Lake Clarke Shores
Peaceful suburban paradise in inland Palm Beach County.
Lake Clarke Shores is Palm Beach County’s hidden gem. Situated on Lake Clarke, this inland community provides an oasis from the busier parts of the county. Nearly all of the area is residential, and few businesses are located within town limits. It is approximately 66 miles north of Miami and just under 7 miles south of Palm Beach.
With nearly all parts of the town touching Lake Clarke, residents enjoy waterfront living that is exclusively their own. Those in search of properties along the water will find plenty of options to suit their every need.
Many of the homes in Lake Clarke Shores have a distinctly vintage appeal. A high percentage of the properties here were built in the 1950s and 1960s. However, while the exterior of many homes dates back to old South Florida, the interiors have been updated to feature the latest in countertops, cabinets, fixtures, appliances, and other elements. Current figures show that the median list price for homes in Lake Clarke Shores is $425,000.
What to Love
- Peaceful inland oasis.
- Plenty of waterfront properties along Lake Clarke.
- Close to the upscale amenities found in Palm Beach and West Palm Beach.
People & Lifestyle
Life in Lake Clarke Shores is a delight. The overall vibe is relaxed and easygoing, and neighborhood residents are community-focused. While locals get to enjoy the nearby amenities found in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, and other bordering cities, they also get to enjoy a small-town, suburban vibe that is uniquely its own.
Nearly all of Lake Clarke Shores is residential, making it a quiet and tranquil neighborhood. Roads are usually only traveled by locals who are going to and from their homes. Those who want to be set away from the more touristy parts of Palm Beach County will want to consider relocating to this town.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Residents of Lake Clarke Shores get to enjoy the best of both small town and big city life. In town, there are several quality spots for shopping and dining. Surrounding the town are even more wonderful places to explore.
The community itself is heavily residential, with few commercial businesses. Along Forest Hill Boulevard, residents get to enjoy the convenience of local establishments such as Maribel’s Bridal & Fashions
, JC Martin Jewelers
, and multiple banks. Within minutes, those living in town can access the many stores and businesses located in Palm Springs, Lake Worth Beach, Glen Ridge, and other close-by neighborhoods.
The same is true when looking for top-quality restaurants in the area. In Lake Clarke Shores, favorite restaurants include Four Brothers Italian Restaurant
and Sushi Jo & Jo Bistro
. Minutes from town, residents have their pick of every kind of restaurant imaginable. From five-star dining to favorite national chains, abundant options are right around the corner.
Things to Do
When looking for fun and entertainment, Lake Clarke Shores has the advantage of being centrally located. A short drive away are some of Palm Beach County’s top things to do and see.
Residents of the town enjoy quick access to Lake Clarke. On the lake, you can kayak, canoe, or fish. Simply getting to experience the views of the lake from your backyard also makes for a wonderful morning, afternoon, or evening. Also, since most roads are not busy, walking through the neighborhood is a relaxing activity.
Just outside of Lake Clarke Shores (in all directions) is an endless list of things to do. Bordering the town is the West Palm Beach Golf Course and the Dreher Dog Park. A quick drive up 95 will get you to the Palm Beach Zoo
, where you can view animals and explore the many exhibits. Also, residents enjoy nearby access to the Atlantic Ocean—which is approximately 15 minutes away.
Lake Clarke Shores is close to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: