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Fort Lauderdale is still quite a litt’l town (184K population), but with a big attitude comprised of diverse affluent culture, yet not pretentious in a laid-back living. Beside boasting a 24-mile coastline of a golden warm and sandy beaches, FL is also known as “the Venice of America” for it was, from in its inception, in great part designed for boater enthusiasts to dock their vessels by their homes on about 150 miles of canals with an intricate in-land navigation system to the open waters for ultimate watersport excitement. In addition to boating addictions, Fort Lauderdale is vibrant with activities that attract people worldwide for a plethora of outdoor interests such as diving, snorkeling, surfing, golfing, motorcycling, bicycling, jogging, or merely for just vacationing under the sun. But that’s not all! Fort Lauderdale has an acclaimed performing art center where superstars of all genres are performed weekly, an impressive art and music jazz and Latin culture, major league sports events (some who have a homebase nearby), parks and nature touring, and much more.
Downtown Fort Lauderdale has an impressive skyline (with spectacular illumination at night) that contains a mix of substantial professional businesses harmoniously melded amid luxurious condominiums and elegant rental skyscrapers living along the New River which acts as a runway for some of the world’s most luxurious yachts that parade up and down daily. The Las Olas Boulevard contains a myriad of luxury shops, some of the top nationally acclaimed restaurants, and exciting night entertainment venues (like Rodeo Drive, Worth Avenue, and others). Driving along on Las Olas boulevard eastward towards the beach it is adorned with sentinels of majestic Royal Palm trees that divide the prestigious and most sought-after residential domains: the Seven Isles to the North and the Las Olas Isles to the South.
SUNRISE INTRACOASTAL &SUNRISE KEY
Sunrise Intracoastal is a private gated community of approximately 190 super luxury single family homes in a peninsula dipping at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Middle River, South of Sunrise Boulevard by the elite Galleria Shopping Mall and about half a mile walk to the beach or about a 10 minutes’ drive to Las Olas Boulevard.
Sunrise Key is a gated island hosting only 72 super-luxury single family homes all on finger canals immediately West of Sunrise Intracoastal, and each house has its own private dock. Residents also have a direct access to anywhere in Fort Lauderdale by automobile.
CORAL RIDGE&CORAL RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB
The Coral Ridges are two affluent sister neighborhoods of Fort Lauderdale situated between Sunrise Boulevard and Commercial Boulevard and East of US1 over to the Intracoastal Waterway. Among so many great living conveniences that are included in the Coral Ridges, the Coral Ridge Country Club Estates (CCRE) hosts one of the most famous and prestigious golf course in the Nation; hence, the Coral Ridge Country Club founded in 1954 and designed by acclaimed golf course architect, Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Sr. which was recently completely revamped by his son Reese Jones. In addition, The Coral Ridges offer one of the most prestigious private schools in the Nation: The Cardinal Gibbons High School, a Roman Catholic college-preparatory high school, and the Bayview Elementary School (a public school that ranks in the 5% best public schools in the Nation according to Google’s Public-School Review) 7.
Most residences of the Coral Ridges that are situated on the east side of Bayview Drive are, in great part single family houses ranging from about $1.5 millions to $15 millions plus, on finger canals that open to the Intracoastal Waterway and leading the Atlantic Ocean with no fixed bridges where one can have a sailboat, or a large yacht docked by their house. The perimeter of the Coral Ridges is loaded with fine shops, upscale supermarkets, 2 large indoor shopping malls, restaurants from diners to sophisticated epicurean establishments. The Coral Ridges are situated approximately dead center of the tri-counties: Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties. And only a 10-minute drive to the beach, or a 15-20 minutes’ drive to downtown Fort Lauderdale and the Las Olas shopping district, or to everything else exciting Fort Lauderdale has to offer, and about 25 minutes’ drive or less to the convenient Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, or to the Port Everglades where you can sail world-wide on the world’s most fabulous luxury cruise ship liners.
OTHER COMMUNITIES &DEVELOPMENTS
Harbor Beach, Harbor Isles, Rio Vista, Victoria Park, Dolphin Isles, The Galt Ocean Mile, The landings, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, and Sea Ranch Lakes, to name a few. In addition, A1A runs through from Port Everglades to Pompano Beach between the Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean displaying luxury condominium structures from vintage mid-century elegance to modern architecture masterpieces harmoniously situated in a perfect balance for water and land living.
West of US1 (or Federal Highway) to Andrews Avenue, there are beautiful residential areas hosting single-family homes and mid-rise condominiums of prices ranging from approximately $500,00 to $1.5 million plus. These areas are: Imperial Point, Coral Heights, Coral Lakes, Coral Shores, Poinsettia Heights, and Wilton manors.
Surrounding Fort Lauderdale, within short driving distances to miles away, there are hundreds of fascinating activities and adventures to discover, among them are:
Explore the flora and fauna of the Everglades National Park,
Explore the Florida Keys and experience exquisite seafood,
Explore some of the world’s most pure natural water springs and rivers of the Florida northwest and swim with Florida’s most coveted mammal, the Florida Manatee,
Enjoy dozens of casinos everywhere including the famous and acclaimed Guitar Hotel of the Seminoles’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood,
Visiting Miami Beach and the Art Deco district for an electrifying Latin feel,
Visit the Florida’s Space Coast home of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Disney World Sea World, and Universal Studios in Orlando,
Travel to Daytona Beach with the Daytona 500 International Speedway and the National Motorcycle Bike Week (mostly for Harley Davidson motorcycle fans), Bush Gardens in Tampa, St Augustine Historical District, Sarasota’s Ringling Museum,
and many, many more…