Living in Chapel Trail

Chapel Trail is a community located in western Pembroke Pines consisting of 3,676 units.  Within the overall community, there are 17 smaller communities (sub-associations) ranging in size from 83 to 500 units.  The first homes were built in the late 1980’s, with build out in the late 1990’s. The Chapel Trail development is comprised of a variety of beautiful residences in all styles, sizes and configurations ranging from 1,200sf to almost 4,000sf.

There are over 100 acres of well landscaped green space throughout the community.  In addition, just north of part of the community is the Chapel Trail Nature Preserve, a 450-acre federally protected wetlands area which was set aside as part of the overall development.  The City of Pembroke Pines oversees this 450-acre passive park that was established in the 1990s. The wetlands have become home to 120 species of birds, deer, marsh rabbits, alligators, snakes, turtles, large mouth bass, and insects. This nature preserve includes a 1,650-foot long boardwalk and a pavilion for observation.

Adjacent to and within the community are city and county facilities:  Rose Price Park, Chapel Trail Park, Chapel Trail Elementary, Silver Trail Middle School and West Broward High School.

About Pembroke Pines

The city of Pembroke Pines is located in Southern Broward County, about 15 miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale, close enough to quickly drive over and enjoy all of the nightlife and action, but away from all of the everyday hustle and bustle. Chapel Trail is convenient to all of the major highways providing an easy commute, and is it about 30 minutes from the beaches.

Pembroke Pines is home to some of the most sought after neighborhoods in all of Broward County. The nearby cities of Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami offer great night life scenes, fantastic shopping at Sawgrass Mills, one of the largest outlet malls in the USA, and miles of white, beautiful beaches, all less than 30 minutes away.

Comcast / Xfinity Bulk Contract Part 3: Convenient Features

In this last part of my blog series on the Comcast / Xfinity Bulk Agreement, I’ll talk about how to get the most value out of an already great deal. When speaking with my neighbors, I often realize that most homeowners don’t realize how much value is there, or if they do, how best to use it. This article will try to help you maximize the value of the Chapel Trail / Comcast Bulk Contract.

Comcast / Xfinity Bulk Contract Part 2: Great Value

This article will highlight the features included with the Chapel Trail Comcast Bulk Agreement in the original contract, what they are equivalent to now, and what it would cost if there was no agreement and you purchased the services from Comcast directly.

Comcast / Xfinity Bulk Contract Part 1: Polarizing, but Popular

The Comcast / Xfinity Bulk Agreement with Chapel Trail was one of the most divisive decisions the Chapel Trail HOA Board has made in its history. It just so happened that when I first moved to Chapel Trail, the CTOA Board at the time was deliberating over whether to renew the current TV only bulk agreement, eliminate it altogether, or expand it to include Internet service, as our reliance upon it had grown exponentially since the last agreement had been signed.

Tropical Storm Eta floods Chapel Trail / Pembroke Pines

According to the National Weather Service, between November 7th and 9th, 2020, Tropical Storm Eta dumped nearly 18 inches of rainfall in Pembroke Pines, a Broward County city of 180,000 on the edge of the Everglades.

Pointe Management Group is Chapel Trail’s new Management Company

In a letter dated October 26, 2020, The board for the Chapel Trail Owners Association notified residents of Chapel Trail that the management company has been changed from Grand Manors to Pointe Management Group, Inc. I've included the letter here. As of today, there...

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