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Orchid Bay

Orchid Bay is a gated community in Palm City Florida located at the south end of Mapp Road. The neighborhood has 156 homes each on a half acre.

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Orchid Bay Entrance

The entrance to Orchid Bay, Palm City FL

Orchid Bay is in the Southern part of Palm City at the South end of Mapp Road. The two entrances off of Mapp Road to Orchid Bay are Robys Way and Sea Holly Way.

Construction started in Orchid Bay in 1997. The homes are a mixture of Boca Style and Key West style.

Neighborhood Personality

Orchid Bay has 156 homes each on ½  acre.  There’s a green space of about eight (8) acres in the center of the community.  There are several lakes and the community has sidewalks and street lamps for each house.  The neighborhood is built out with one or two lots remaining

Nearby Communities

East of Orchid Bay is Four Rivers and River Landing, North is Lake Grove and Pipers Landing, West is Highlands Reserve and South of Orchid Bay is a rural area with horses and larger acreage properties up to five (5) acres.

Orchid Bay People

Orchid Bay is a mixture of families with children and some retirees. The school bus comes to Orchid Bay’s entrance for children to easily get to elementary, middle and high school.

Martin County Schools

This neighborhood benefits from great schools including Palm City Elementary, Hidden Oaks Middle School, and Martin County High School.  All schools are rated “A” for their excellence in academics and programs.

Orchid Bay Sign

Sign at entrance to Orchid Bay in Palm City, FL

Price Range for Homes

Most homes in Orchid Bay have pools and range from 2,500 to 3,500 square feet and most have pools.  The homes are moderate to expensive in price range and are reflective of the real estate market.


Orchid Bay is a gated community.  Residents have gate openers, there are no guards.


Orchid Bay has two tennis courts, playground, and a gazebo that is used for neighborhood parties or is used by residents for parties.  The neighborhood does have several gatherings during the year including an Easter Egg Hunt, Halloween Party, and Santa rides the Firetruck to bring presents to the children each Christmas.

Orchid Bay Street

A street in Orchid Bay, Palm City Florida

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