Harbor Islands, Florida Real Estate and Community Information

Harbor Islands, Florida Real Estate and Community Information

Located on the inter-coastal highway on a cluster of islands in Hollywood, Florida, Harbor Islands is one of the last gated communities in Broward County east of Interstate 95. This community offers tranquil and luxurious living away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but with access to some of the best beaches in Florida.

This 192-acre gated community of is made up four villages with 8 distinct communities: Grand Harbor Estates, Admirals Cove, Commodore Estates, Harbor Pointe, Harbor Side, Harbor View, The Estates and Edgewater. Each has its own unique personality with a variety of parks, waterfront living activities and marvelous views of local lakes and waterfront properties. Harbor Islands real estate offers waterfront estates, condos, town homes and custom-built homes.

Shopping and Dining

While there are no businesses on the islands, Harbor Islands is close to world-class shopping, dining and recreation and is a short driving distance from Fort Lauderdale and Miami. For the ultimate shopping experience, Bal Harbor Shops and Aventura Mall are just a short drive away.

Locally, Hollywood has variety of boutiques like Rain Boutique, Ella’s Shoes and Swarovski Boutique. Art galleries, year-round markets and many locally-owned eateries for ocean-front and dockside romantic dining are all part of the charm of Hollywood. Lola’s on Harrison offers romantic dining and Fulvios 1900 serves elegant fare and local seafood paired with an extensive wine list. Sage Oyster Bar serves French and American Cuisine with outside and indoor seating.

Parks and Recreation

Boating, walking paths, recreational centers, parks and fitness centers are some of the many recreational opportunities at Harbor Islands. Avid boaters can safely moor their boats at the 196-slip Harbor Island Marina which includes a full-time harbormaster, concierge service and a store that sells boating staples, beer, ice, soda and clothing and gifts.

Nearby is Gulfstream Park, which features horse racing, a casino, shopping and dining, entertainment and more. The Village at Gulfstream Park is South Florida's newest outdoor shopping and entertainment destination.

Go for a bike ride or jog around the 20-acre Joe DiMaggio Park or have a picnic or take in a day hike at Three Islands Park in nearby Hallendale. There are also many different activities available for the fitness and sports-minded lifestyle at Harbor Islands including the Grand Clubhouse Recreation Center. In addition, a fitness center, spa, Jacuzzi and a sauna are available on the island.

The avid golfer has many options to choose from while enjoying Harbor Island. The Diplomat Country Club in nearby Hallandale, along with The Club at Emerald Hills and Orangebrook Golf and Country Club in Hollywood are each beautiful and challenging. Harbor Island is just minutes away from Hollywood Beach which attracts locals for its views, shops and beautiful beaches.

ArtsPark in downtown Hollywood offers a variety of performing arts and year-round entertainment options including artist’s demonstrations, live theater and dancing under the stars.

Living

Peaceful, waterfront living with cool breezes and lush gardens and lawns are all attractions of living in this luxurious waterfront community. Harbor Islands real estate is made up of town homes, executive estates and waterfront homes. Homes range in size from 1,500 to 9,400 square feet and many of the homes have been built between 1996 and 2006. Housing prices range from $450,000 to over $5 million.

Each distinct community in Harbor Islands offers a unique slice of waterfront living with custom-designed interiors. Many of the homes include private docks for private mooring.

Schools, Health, Transportation

The Broward County School District serves Hollywood and the Harbor Islands area with 16 public elementary schools, 7 middle schools and 5 high schools. There are a variety of private and charter schools in Hollywood including West Hollywood Private School and the University School of Nova Southeastern for K through 12 college prep. Private and parochial schools include Nativity Elementary, Chaminade Madonna College Prep (both Roman Catholic schools), Sheridan Hills Christian School, and Hollywood Christian School. For higher education, Sheridan Technical Center and Broward College are just a short drive away in Fort Lauderdale. Other business schools like DeVry University and the University of Phoenix are located in the surrounding communities. Those looking for 4-year or graduate degrees have the option of attending one of the many fine universities in Miami.

For healthcare needs, the Memorial Regional Hospital serves the Hollywood area with cardiac, cancer care, in-and-out patient services and hospice care. There’s also the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital which specializes in pediatric services along with Kindred Hospitals of South Florida which is a long term acute care facility (LTAC).

Access to Harbor Islands is via a bridge from the mainland. Traveling around the area is simple and efficient as two major international airports are just a short drive away. The Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is only 10 miles away and Miami International Airport only 25 minutes away. The Florida Turnpike and Interstate 95 are the main North/South arteries running through Hollywood. Tri-Rail offers commuter trains to South Florida and the Hollywood Trolley serves the Hollywood Beach and downtown areas.



If you are thinking about buying or selling a Harbor Island home, give us a call at (954) 862-2645 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Contact Information

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Prestige Properties Team
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www.homeinsouthflorida.com
954-862-2645


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