February 2012

Found 11 blog entries for February 2012.

I just listed a 21st floor very luxurious condo at Towers Ten in Daytona Beach Shores. This is one of the nicest units I have seen in the Towers Ten building. You can enjoy the direct oceanfront views or endless western views of all Daytona Beach, Port Orange, and more. This is the unit that allows you to see the sunrise and sunset every single day! The best part is the price! The current owner is asking only $419,000.00. A few pictures are included below for your review. Feel free to call 386-527-8577 if you have any questions.




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I just listed a new home in Port Orange located at 4580 Miles Dr in the Woodlake subdivision. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, air conditioned garage, screened in pool, granite kitchen counters, and much more.

The master bedroom is oversized with two new master bathroom vanities. Lots of closets and storage throughout this home. Asking price is $173,000.00. Call 386-527-8577 for more information.

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There are very convenient dog parks to choose from in Port Orange and surrounding areas in Volusia County. Some parks are located on the beach and a few are located in residential areas. Hours of these parks are usually dusk to dawnn, but may vary.

Listed below are a few dogs parks and designated areas for pets in the Daytona Beach area:

  • Port Orange: The All Children’s Park in Port Orange has a newer built dog park that is completely fenced.  Many local Port Orange residents frequent this park due to the convenient location.  Seating, trash bins, picnic tables, and the All Childrens Playground are very close.
  • Ponce Inlet: Dogs are welcome on the beach in Ponce Inlet in designated areas. Lighthouse Point Park is a big destination for dog lovers
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Brand new listing at Ocean Vistas. Unit #708, A Catalina floor plan, is now for sale. This oceanfront unit features two oceanfront suites with direct access to the oversized balcony with glass railings. Floor plan features an open layout with well appointed and large kitchen, master bedroom with many closets and luxurious bath, and an optional 3rd bedroom.

View this Ocean Vistas condo.

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Have you every participated in a 5k or 10k charity Daytona Beach area run? Don't be discouraged by the word "run". Most of these local events are open to walkers, pets, kids, and more! There are many local charities in the Daytona Beach and Port Orange area that contribute funds to local Volusia County residents from these run walk events.

Here are a couple of upcoming 5K’s that may interest you:

  • Palmer Chiropractic Clinics Healthy Heart. This 5K and 10K will be taking place Saturday, February 18, 2012.  It will take place in Port Orange at the City Center.
  • Venetian Bay 5K Run / Walk. This is going to take place right at Venetian Bay, in New Smyrna Beach. The application to register will be available online beginning February 21st. The race
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Are you one of the many people who purchased a Kindle or Nook for Christmas? Millions of people own them today, so that means millions are just now learning how to use this new technology. The Volusia County Library is offering assistance to help new users learn how to use these devices correctly and easily!

Area library branches, including Port Orange, Edgewater, and New Smyrna Beach, are offering short classes that will teach you how to download books onto your Nook or Kindle device. They are free classes, but they do require reservations. Currently, a couple of classes are offered per month for free at the local libraries.

This is a great opportunity to get information about how to gain access to many free audio books and e-books through the

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When is the last time you packed up a picnic lunch? Like most people, it’s probably been too long! Well, there is a great place to take a picnic lunch and enjoy a nice nature walk all at the same time. For your next local adventure, check out the Smyrna Sand Dunes!

The Smyrna Sand Dunes are located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. You will find over a mile long boardwalk that provides a beautiful nature walk. Along the way, you will get the chance to see natural Florida landscaping, tortoises, the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, and New Smyrna Beach and Ponce Inlet. About halfway along the boardwalk, you will come to the perfect place to take a rest and have your picnic lunch. There are plenty of covered picnic tables that overlook the Atlantic Ocean.


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There are so many things to love about living in the Daytona Beach and Port Orange area. One thing to love is the availability of all the great year-round farmer markets with fresh fruits, vegetables and much more. Port Orange residents and Daytona Beach visitors can get fresh produce at affordable prices each week at these local outdoor markets.

Three farmer markets in the area that you may want to visit include:

  1. Green Market at The Pavilion at Port Orange. This is a great outdoor market where you can just enjoy the morning and stroll around looking at all the produce goods. Breakfast items, produce, and homemade items, make this an enjoyable market that brings charm to Port Orange. This market is scheduled every Saturday morning.
  2. New Smyrna
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Do you like to go to the Hollywood Theater located in the Pavilion at Port Orange? Who doesn’t, right? It’s a beautiful theater, located in a great shopping center. What you may not have known is you can save money on Tuesdays at the Hollywood Theater!

Every Tuesday the Hollywood Theater at the Pavilion at Port Orange has a special. The special offer is $5 admission to all movies, except those in 3D. Yes, just $5 for all those newly released movies. If you want to see a 3D movie, it’s close to a $3 surcharge. So, you only pay $8 for a 3D movie at the Hollywood Theater. Taking the family to the movies on Tuesday is much less expensive!

Also, if you sign up for the Hollywood Insider Club on the Hollywood Theater website, you will get coupons for free

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One of the great things about Volusia County and living near Daytona Beach is all the affordable fun things to do with family and friends. When it comes to family-friendly activities and attractions, this Central Florida area is hard to beat! You don't have to drive an hour to Disney or NASA, we have wonderful attractions in our own backyard.

Here are 3 family friendly attractions to check out, right here in Volusia County:

  1. Marine Science Center - Visiting the Marine Science Center, located in New Smyrna Beach, you will get a chance to see some sea turtles and seabirds in rehabilitation. But it doesn’t stop there. You will also find tanks with turtles, stingrays, and more, as well as crafts and other activities.
  2. Marine Discovery Center -
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