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House of the Week: Price Reduced on this 3-Car Garage Lakefront Pool Home in Hammock Dunes

Only $183/SF. This award winning Machin-built custom home is on a very private cul-de-sac with an eastern exposure for magnificent sunrises with a lake view.

By Toby Tobin
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PALM COAST, FL – July 14, 2017 – GoToby.com’s House of the Week is an award-winning Hammock Dunes home with four bedrooms, four baths, pool and 3,743 square feet of living area. It’s the lowest priced 3-car garage, lakefront pool home in this private gated luxury community.



17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes

Built by one of the area's most respected custom builders, 17 Rue Renoir is situated on a very private cul-de-sac with an eastern exposure for magnificent sunrises and a lake view. It’s only 850 yards from the Atlantic Ocean, assuring refreshing sea breezes and the relaxing sound of the surf.

17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes

An open floor plan includes a family room, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, den/office and kitchen with island.


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes

You can entertain outside as well, where you can enjoy a covered lanai featuring a summer kitchen plus a screened and heated pool and spa.


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes

The oversized master suite with plenty of closet space is on the first floor, as are two guest suites and the den/office. A fourth bedroom and bath are on the second floor.


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes


17 Rue Renoir in Hammock Dunes

Built in 1999, this featured home has been well maintained:

  • Rainsoft Water System added in 2004
  • Pool heater and control in 2008
  • Pool pump in 2012
  • Water heater in 2011
  • Propane tank in 2015
  • AC air purifier 2015
  • New carpet downstairs in 2016
  • Replaced pool screening and retiled pool in 2016
  • Resealed grout in 2016
  • Repainted home’s exterior in 2013

Hammock Dunes

Hammock DunesHammock Dunes is Flagler County’s most prestigious private gated community. It straddles scenic coastal route A1A between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. The quiet Rue Renoir cul-de-sac has only 13 homes. Eight are homesteaded, meaning they are the owner’s principal residence.

Hammock Dunes Club

Membership to the private Hammock Dunes Club is available but NOT required. Hammock Dunes Club is a “Designated Emerald Club of the World” and boasts two Audubon certified championship 18 hole golf courses, an oceanfront club house, fitness center, heated oceanfront pool & Spa, tennis, and croquet. Enjoy gourmet or casual dining at two clubhouses, ocean terraces or poolside. The Creek Course has recently been ranked in the “Top 100 Residential Courses” in the nation. Ranked #1 Readers Choice Award for Best Private Club in the Southeast by Orlando Style magazine! 

The Area

The Palm Coast area, sometimes referred to as “the quiet side of Florida," features miles of beaches with abundant public access, miles of hiking and cycling trails, championship golf courses and top-rated schools. Shop and dine in nearby (just over the bridge) Palm Coast, recently recognized as one of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” Palm Coast’s population recently topped 85,000. Flagler County’s population recently passed the 108,000 mark. To learn more about Flagler County, check out this link: http://www.youcaninflaglercounty.com/


Hammock Dunes beach

Interstate 95 offers easy access to Jacksonville and Orlando airports and attractions. The nearby Flagler Executive Airport is equipped to accommodate private jet aircraft. Jet Blue recently began daily direct flights to New York City from nearby Daytona Beach Airport.


17 Rue Renoir, in Hammock Dunes, is offered for $684,900 by Molly Carey, of Berkshire Hathaway HS Fortune Group Properties.

Here's how to contact Molly:

Why pay South Florida prices when you can live in a private, gated community only minutes from the beach for $183 per square foot?


reader comments
James Ormsbee Simonds and Hammock Dunes
Posted by George Edwar Chud
Jul 14, 2017, 5:14 pm
Famous Landscape Architect James Ormsbee Simonds designed this area ! It really warrants a Historical MARKER .

Environmental Planning and Design

Environmental Planning and Design, LLC (formerly Simonds and Simonds) was established
in 1939 to provide public and private clients landscape architectural, urban design and
community planning services. Our 73 years of experience has allowed us to develop a
nationally acclaimed practice and an enduring legacy. The present organization, its third
generation of ownership, includes Jack R. Scholl, Andrew JG Schwartz, and Susan M.
Simmers as Principals.
EPD holds registrations and certifications in the fields of Landscape Architecture, Architecture
and Planning. The firm's diversity allows us to deal with a multitude of issues, ranging in
scale and complexity. Our professional expertise permits us to focus our abilities on specific
planning and design activities. When additional skill or specialization is required, our firm
engages distinguished consultants to collaborate with our staff. Thus, we are able to provide
clients with a full range of professional planning and design services.
As the basis of our project philosophy, we utilize an iterative design process to blend our
skills in stewardship, analysis, and conceptualization. We continuously evaluate a project's
strategic implications and subsequently refine its specific attributes to optimize the design
solution. Through this iterative process, we are able to fuse the principals of sustainable
planning and green design with the reality of economic needs, design practicality and
community values. Moreover, we feel designing the appropriate level of client and/or public
involvement in the planning and design process is imperative for success. Our firm has
developed and extensively used participation techniques to establish "consensus". The
integration of these approaches provides the foundation for creating timeless planning and
design solutions and successful project implementation. Consequently, we have become
renowned in the planning and design community for creativity, functionality, practicality,
sustainability and quality.
Our firm's statement of values reflects who we are, what we believe in and how we conduct
our business.
Provide unrivaled service
–Client-centered focus
–Direct principal involvement
–On time, under budget
Develop sustainable, timeless design
–Unmatchable creativity
–Enduring quality
–Resolute resource sensitivity
Encourage staff development
–Right people, right passion
–Highly accountable team
–Innovative, imaginative expert

*Above from ' Environmental Planning and Design ' webpage, Page 2 of 14. ( You can google Environmental Planning and Design - Resources - Brochure to see some great pictures and information about Palm Coast Hammock Dunes.)
Famous Landscape Architect : James Ormsbee Simonds

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