New Town is located on the eastern portion of the island of Key West. New Town Homes are close to many conveniences such as major grocery stores and retailers such as Publix, Winn Dixie, Sears, Home Depot, K-Mart, Pier One, Office Depot and many more. Properties range in value from below $200k and can go into the millions.
Many condo buildings such as Key West By The Sea (located near Smathers Beach), the 1800 Atlantic Building, and La Brisa are located in New Town. The Key West Beach Club, a very luxurious condominium community with open water views, can be found here.
The Riviera canal also cuts through this neighborhood. Homes along the Riviera Canal boast seawall docking and local access to a boat ramp. Living here is a plus because you have access to open waters. Boaters can be on the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico in mere minutes.
There are several Marinas and restaurants that you can get to by boat located at the end of the canal which turns into Cow Key Channel. Hurricane Hole Marina, Cow Key Marina, Key West Yacht Club and Sunset Marina.