Aquatics and Fitness Center
Architect: Peacock + Lewis
Interior Architecture: Peacock + Lewis
Contractor: Edwards Construction
Owner: Freehold Communities
Size: Clubhouse/19,402 sq. ft., The Barn/3,845 sq. ft.
Completion Date: June 2019
Contract: Andrew Smith
National Association of Home Builders
Florida Home Builders Association
The visionary development team of Boston-based Freehold Communities
brought together an impressive collection of top-quality home builders to bring the first of its kind Agri hood to south Florida. It is designed to offer quality of life through sustainable, farm-to-table living.
The spacious clubhouse, designed by Peacock + Lewis forms the epicenter of activity at Arden. On the outdoor patio, a resort-style pool flows over two levels. The peaceful upper pool is surrounded by private cabanas for those who want some quiet time. The lower pool provides an interactive splash pad and multiple fountains for overflowing amounts of joy.
In 2019, Arden received a Grand Aurora Award from the Florida Home Builders Association (FHA) and the Southeast Building Conference for Master planned Community of the Year and its themed recreation center, The Barn, also designed by P+L, was named Best Recreational Facility or Amenity.
Arden was honored by the 2020 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for its extraordinary barn and resort-style Lakehouse showcasing its innovation in creating a modern, healthy and active lifestyle for its residents. The outstanding recognition further highlights Arden’s commitment to offering the best in world-class indoor and outdoor amenities in the U.S.