The Ranches or BBB Ranches was the original section of land that created the City of Parkland in 1963. It remains one of the very few agricultural/Residential designations in broward county. The minimum lot size is 2.5 acres and can not be subdivided, multiple dwellings/buildings are allowed on the property, but only for single families, ie guest house, In Law house, detached garage, storage building, barns. The majority of the original small ranch homes have been demolished and new mansions built in place. The average price is $1m-4 Million. The agricultural exemption allows the property to be used for a few different types of ag businesses which qualify it for the reduced taxes. The property is currently used for Horse business classification, which means a stall is leased to a horse border to keep their horse on the property. This classification is reducing the property taxes +- 50%. This equates to a current savings of just over $10,000 per year in property tax. There are a total of 169 properties in the neighborhood. Typically large acreage lots are on well water, but when they started building the luxury homes they brought city water supply to 15% of the neighborhood. This home has city water supply.
The neighborhood has only one entrance and exit. The large lots are a deterrent for criminals because the inability to blend in. The property is fenced and gated with remote control access and a keypad for visitors. Just outside the community entrance is the sheriff’s station and city hall.
Just 2 miles off the sawgrass express way, you take a drive through a tree lined street which has the feel of a country road to the neighborhood. When you are here you feel like you are in the country but within a 5 mile radius is everything. Upon entering the neighborhood and within the neighborhood you will pass the following
The equestrian center located at the entrance to the community is where the city holds numerous events, such as
as well as other events for kids, drive in movie night, hay ride hoedown bonfire, back to school splash bash and many more. These are really well put together events with a dept. at the city dedicated to planning and running them.
ALL schools are A rated and it’s the parents involvement in the community which pushes them to greatness. Riverglades Elementary is the zoned elementary school
2.89 Acres, 3640 sq ft 5 bedroom 3 bath Home. The home was purchased in 2015 and has under gone a major renovation. The majority of the work happening in the last 6 months and being completed now. Everything in the home is 100% new. The following is a list of completed renovations
New plumbing system. The drain and water supply system has been replaced, bathrooms and kitchen were major renovations with complete design changes
New electrical system, including all led lights, wifi controlled lighting, low voltage wiring, exterior house lighting
New R 20 spray foam insulation has been applied to the interior roof cavity
The A/C duct system was redesigned and is new 2 stage high end supper efficient systems with 10 year warranty and nest wifi controlled
All flooring throughout main house is a wide plank brushed white oak with a natural oil finish
Mater Bath had a full renovation including layout change. Dual master sinks with quartz countertops with mitered edge, wall mount matt black fixtures, 6 function shower system with special coated glass enclosure, cement tile, separate water closet room, 2 person freestanding soaker tub, separate toilet room
Both guest baths, one being a cabana to pool deck also have undergone full renovations
8’ baseboards and 7” crown molding throughout. All interior doors are new solid core shaker style with factory finish. All exterior windows and doors are new hurricane impact resistant.
Master closet has full custom buildout.
Majority of the 2” wood blinds are wifi controlled and open automatically to a set schedule
The kitchen is a shaker style cabinet with the upper cabinets being white and the lower cabinets a dark grey that match the interior doors. There is a 10’x6’ eat in kitchen island the separated the family room and kitchen. The counters are quarts with a 2’ mitered edge and there is a huge Kohler cast iron farm sink. All cabinets are soft close with full extension pullouts. The appliances are KitchenAid Professional series Black Stainless, #6” induction cooktop with exterior vented hood, convection micro and 3 drawer fridge. The water supply has a reverse osmosis filtration system for drinking water and ice. The kitchen in enormous and can accommodate numerous people working in it at once.
The home has a perfect family layout. The kitchen is the center or heart of the home. The master wing is located on one side of the home and includes the master bedroom, bathroom and an office. The other rooms are stacked on the other side of the home. There is a family room located on either side of the kitchen, the main adult family room is open to the kitchen. The second family room or kids play room is separated through a door. Off the garage you enter a huge laundry and mudd room before entering the home.
The pool deck is a grey distress wood look porcelain tile with a deep blue pool finish. The yard is completely private and the property is surrounded by areca hedges. There is a huge 20x40 covered patio overlooking the pool. Just off the barn there is a 20’ ring with a 30” gas fire pit for smores.
The 3 stall and tack room covered barn has been completely renovated. The pasture fence is a new vinyl white fence. A bomb proof horse, 3 miniature donkeys and a flock of ducks are being offered with the home as a turn key but could be excluded. People can be hired to maintain the animals for a reasonable fee
This property comes with 2 months of included maintenance including care for the animals to help the owners transition. It also comes with a full warranty.
No expense was spared and no corner cut on this property. It is a super efficient home with all the latest and greatest.
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6969 NW 87th Ave, Parkland, Broward County, Florida