Daytona Beach is located in Volusia County, approximately 54 miles northeast of Orlando. People have been flocking to Daytona Beach since the late 1800s, when the area caught the attention of many wealthy northern tycoons who invested in the land. One such mogul named Matthias Day built the first hotel in Daytona Beach in 1874 – the Palmetto House. This trend continued with other entrepreneurs envisioning a city of commerce and a thriving tourist trade. Commodore Charles Burgoyne began by building a community center in Daytona Beach in the early 1900s and he organized concerts along the riverfront to promote the town to travelers. Later, John D. Rockefeller discovered Ormond Beach's immaculate golf courses and made his winter home here.

Today, you can find almost any type of real estate in the Daytona Beach area – whether it’s a one-bedroom condo or a sprawling oceanfront estate. Choose from ocean or riverfront, condominiums, retirement, vacation, golf homes, mobile homes, manufactured homes, custom built homes in gated communities, executive homes or commercial property. Daytona Beach offers an exceptional lifestyle. Miles of white sand beaches and world class attractions, such as the Jackie Robinson Stadium and a huge municipal marina to the new world headquarters for the Ladies Professional Golf Association. Daytona Beach has culture, theater, the symphony and art museums, hundreds of restaurants, four University campuses and state-of-the-art medical centers.

The Daytona Beach area is comprised of several residential areas. They are as follows:

Ormond Beach and Ormond-by-the-Sea are located at the north end of the Daytona Beach area. The Ormond Beach area was once home to the Rockefellers and the Flaglers. Today Ormond Beach features attractions like the Casements and Tomoka State Park, but it is considered the “quieter” end of the beach. Holly Hill is bordered by the Halifax River on the east side, Ormond Beach on the north side, and Daytona Beach to the south.

Daytona Beach, made famous as the "World Center of Racing" and known as the “World’s Most Famous Beach” is located in the central region. Historical sites like the Main Street Pier, the Oceanfront Boardwalk and the Clocktower in Oceanfront Park are part of this exciting city.

Daytona Beach Shores was formed in 1960 by a group of moteliers who called themselves "2,000 Cottages." This relatively new city was incorporated in 1967, and stretches for 5 1/2-miles along the Atlantic Ocean. At the southern tip of the peninsula is the scenic fishing village of Ponce Inlet. Other communities located south of the city of Daytona Beach include South Daytona Beach, Port Orange and New Smyrna Beach.

For a complete list of real estate agents in the Daytona Beach area, contact:
The Chamber of Commerce, Daytona Beach/Halifax Area
126 East Orange Avenue
Daytona Beach, Fl 32115
(386) 255-0981


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