Stuart, Florida is located in Martin County on the Florida Treasure Coast. The city is only 40 miles north of Palm Beach. The city known as the Sailfish Capital of the World offers tremendous diving, boating and fishing along the St. Lucie and Indian Rivers, beautiful homes (on and off the waterfront), and so much more. Stuart is the site of several shipwrecks from the 1700s when Spanish galleons carrying gold and silver.
Stuart, the Martin County seat, is a hub of activity for the region. One of the city's greatest assets is downtown Stuart located along the St Lucie Riverfront. The city's successful revitalization program has given the downtown area a pleasant ambiance with new and refurbished shops and restaurants lining the main thoroughfare. Downtown Stuart offers a collection of galleries, shops and cafés and eating places, downtown has an effervescent and exciting night life to offer with over 11 restaurants to choose from.
Stuart is known for its natural beauty and its small town friendly charm, miles of un-crowded beaches and beautiful wetlands with natural inhabitants. Stuart's River-walk Park, which winds along the St. Lucie River, is just a few blocks away, offering a relaxing and spectacular way to appreciate the river's beauty.
Stuart real estate in Martin County market has not cooled down in the last three years and even a hurricane or two has only blown the market into unprecedented heights. Homes in Stuart, Rocky Point, Palm City, Hobe Sound, Hutchinson Island, Sailfish Point, Jensen Beach and Sewalls Point have all enjoyed these increased values. Stuart offers single family homes, waterfront homes, golf course communities and riverfront condos and gated communities.