Vero Beach Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Local officials say Vero Beach's charm, climate and charisma help make it what a newly published book calls, "One of the most desirable cities to call home." The city's No 12 ranking in "The Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities" also makes it the best little Florida town to live in. If you're looking for world-famous beaches, great weather and a laid-back lifestyle, the community of Vero Beach is a great place to start. Vero Beach is famous as the home of Dodgertown, used by the Los Angeles Dodgers and its various farm club teams for spring training. Disney has a Vero Beach resort as well. Located in Indian River County, Vero Beach is the largest municipality in the county with a population of approximately 17,500 and serves as its county seat. This part of Florida is known as Treasure Coast and is like few other places on earth. From the scenic Indian River to the deep blue waters of the Atlantic, the area is known as "The Gateway to the Tropics." Residents enjoy fine dining and shopping, plenty of cultural activities and easy access to all of Florida via I-95. Indian River County public schools consist of elementary, middle/junior high and senior high schools. Vero Beach and Sebastian River High Schools both offer a full range of academic and vocational courses. The International Baccalaureate Program is offered at Sebastian River High School. Several private and parochial schools, including St. Edwards School, one of the most prestigious in Florida, also serve the county. Higher education facilities are available here as well.
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