America’s Big Builder Displays Luxury and Style

Toll Brothers: Frenchman’s Harbor in Palm Beach County, FL

Toll Brothers exudes beauty and charm with the homes at Frenchman’s Harbor in Palm Beach County.

By Stephanie Ornelas

Toll Brothers, the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, created an ultra-exclusive community of luxury, new homes at Frenchman’s Harbor. Located in Palm Beach County and set on the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway, every home site offers a deep-water boat dock and access to the Atlantic Ocean in just minutes. Tropical temperatures and the lush, natural beauty of South Florida surround Frenchman’s Harbor, a community where homeowners enjoy a sophisticated coastal lifestyle year-round. Frenchman’s Harbor is a private, intimate community that will be comprised of 48 single-family homes and 30 carriage residences once complete.

Jim McDade, Toll Brothers Southeast Florida Division President, stated Frenchman’s Harbor is ideally located in North Palm Beach, FL and offers the only new homes being built on the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County. “The community represents the ultimate Palm Beach boating lifestyle,” he said.McDade went on to explain that the demand is high for real estate in Palm Beach County, especially on the Intracoastal Waterway. “Frenchman’s Harbor is a high-profile, luxury community that represents Toll Brothers’ signature of quality and value.”

When asked about the specific green amenities at Frenchman’s Harbor, McDade explained that Toll Brothers’ homes work to incorporate sustainable solutions in every project. This includes Frenchman’s Harbor. “Toll Brothers’ homes are built with a variety of sustainable features at no additional cost, including high-performance Low-E windows, high-efficiency Carrier/Bryant air conditioners, Energy Star® qualified appliances and water heaters, Kohler® water-conserving fixtures, and fully programmable thermostats. Homes also feature eco-friendly cabinetry by Norcraft Cabinetry, insulated exterior doors, and energy-efficient lighting and fixtures,” stated McDade.

Building a luxurious project that is both sustainable and pleasing to the eye can at times be tough and like many extensive projects, there are certain challenges that need to be met. “The quality Toll Brothers builds into its homes requires precision and careful planning,” McDade said. “To provide boat docks to each home at Frenchman’s Harbor, a channel was built through the community and required special permitting and construction knowledge. Toll Brothers worked with highly trained professionals to ensure all provisions were met with the utmost quality.”


The project team worked extensively to meet the challenges of Frenchman’s Harbor and the development is a benefit to both the builder/ architect as well as people moving in.

The lush South Florida landscape welcomes homeowners as they drive through the Frenchman’s Harbor entrance and into their own private paradise. Whether they choose to spend their days by land or sea, the lifestyle at Frenchman’s Harbor – an Intracoastal Waterway new home community – offers the best of South Florida coastal living. Every home site at Frenchman’s Harbor includes a deep water boat dock directly on, or with private access to, the Intracoastal Waterway and is located within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean by boat or car. An impressive, staffed, gated entrance and sparkling community pool create a welcoming atmosphere where homeowners can enjoy the warm Florida sun while socializing with new friends and neighbors. Set ideally on the pristine Intracoastal Waterway, with more than 20 acres dedicated to tranquil nature preserves and wetlands, Frenchman’s Harbor is also near upscale Palm Beach shopping, fine dining, and all the recreation Southeast Florida has to offer.

One of Palm Beach’s premier boating communities, Frenchman’s Harbor homeowners enjoy a private, intimate community of magnificent singlefamily homes and carriage residences. Sophisticated, Mediterraneaninspired exteriors, an extensive list of lavish interior appointments, and breathtaking water views are part of the everyday lifestyle.

Frenchman’s Harbor recently unveiled a spectacular 8,138 square-foot Casa Del Playa designer-decorated model home directly on North Palm Beach’s Intracoastal Waterway. Available for purchase now, this home is priced at $5,399,995.

The Casa Del Playa is one of five exceptional home designs in the Frenchman’s Harbor Admirals Collection, which features waterfront singlefamily homes from $2.99 million, each with a private deep water boat dock. Comprised of six bedrooms, six full and two half-baths, the fullyfurnished Casa Del Playa model home welcomes guests with a dramatic entry and two-story foyer. The home’s spacious living room with large, open windows and unique ceiling details overlooks the scenic Intracoastal. An expansive marble lanai features a custom European edge pool with sun shelf, raised infinity edge spa with eight therapy jets and custom trellis, designer barbecue, and private waterfall.


The Casa Del Playa’s master bedroom includes dual walk-in closets, sitting room, private covered lanai, and his-and-her baths with an oversized shower. Highlighted by an impressive dining room with custom trim and paint details, the home’s gourmet kitchen includes a stunning center island, granite countertops, upgraded custom cabinetry, dual 48 inch built-in Sub- Zero refrigerator and freezer, Wolf professional range and Bosch dishwasher. Luxurious features, such as a private elevator, custom ceiling designs, hardwood floors, European 60-inch linear fireplace, and five-car courtyard garage, complete the Casa Del Playa home.

Additionally, all homes in the Admirals Collection feature interiors styled with elegant art display niches, impact glass windows, and Crema Marfil marble floors in select areas throughout the home. Buyers can also personalize their new home with numerous structural and design options at the Toll Brothers Southeast Florida Regional Design Studio.

Conveniently located just minutes from Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, and all the shopping, recreation, and entertainment that South Florida has to offer, Frenchman’s Harbor is an intimate community of just 78 homes and features an impressive entrance with a 24-hour staffed gatehouse and lush landscaping.

Each Toll Brothers home offers a combination of quality materials and superior design, where every detail is meticulously crafted, and every enhancement the homebuyer selects is seamlessly added to create a dream home that is uniquely theirs.

The team at Toll Brothers believes that preserving the natural environment is an integral part of creating a community homebuyers are proud to call home. That means everything from environmentally sensitive planning to energy-efficient home design. Nationwide, Toll Brothers partners with conservation groups that include the National Wildlife Federation and Audubon International. In addition, the homes they build are designed to harmonize with the scenic beauty of the surrounding landscape. They preserve as much open space as possible, incorporating and even restoring the existing hills, trees, and ponds.

Other Toll Brothers communities in Southeast Florida include Azura in Boca Raton, Jupiter Country Club, Parkland Golf & Country Club, The Preserve at Juno Beach, and Royal Palm Polo in Boca Raton.

Stephanie Ornelas is an editor at Options magazine. She may be contacted at

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