Hollywood Lakes, Florida Real Estate and Community Information

Hollywood Lakes, Florida Real Estate and Community Information

Located in the heart of Hollywood, Florida, the historic Hollywood Lakes neighborhood has beaches, excellent shopping and fine restaurants. This affluent neighborhood is made up of two man-made lakes: North Lake and South Lake and includes many popular marinas and parks. Hollywood Lakes real estate and Hollywood Lakes homes for sale offers a variety of dwellings including luxury private single-family homes, exclusive waterfront homes and condos.

The city of Hollywood, Florida is the 9th largest city in Florida with just over 140,000 residents and benefits from its short driving distance from Fort Lauderdale and Miami. City founders envisioned Hollywood as a “dream city” where everyone would come to work and play.

Shopping and Dining

Hollywood Lakes is primarily a residential neighborhood with more shopping options available outside of the neighborhood and in the downtown area. There are a few local gems including Lollytots for gifts and clothing and Douglas Garden Thrift Stores is the perfect place to pick up clothing for costume parties or for a trip down memory lane. Local florist Your Flower Shoppe sells flowers for any occasion while Oakwood Stadium 18 offers plenty of movie choices for your viewing pleasure. Aventura Mall offers both shopping and dining conveniently located in one place. With over 2.7 million square feet and 300 specialty store you are sure to find what you are looking for.

For dining options, locals and visitors choose from delis and ethnic foods including Chinese, Mexican and Italian. There’s C’ La Vie for Mexican fare, August Moon Chinese Restaurant, Mia Pizzeria of Hollywood, Trattoria Don Pipo and a variety of fast food restaurants. Fine dining, seafood and romantic local cuisine can be found in the nearby Hollywood Beach neighborhood.

Parks and Recreation

There are plenty of recreational opportunities for the active lifestyle in Hollywood Lakes including boating, sailing, nature trails and world-class golf courses. The Hollywood Marina offers easy access to local waterways with 54 boat slips. Sailor’s Point is home to the Gulfstream Sailing Club which offers sailing lessons for kids and adults along with summer camps. Holland Park has public boat ramps, picnic facilities and nature trails along with a waterfront overlook and observation tower. The nearby ArtsPark at Young Circle  is popular with residents and offers a variety of performing arts activities, artist’s demonstrations, glass blowing and jewelry making classes and more.

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.

A perfect way to enjoy Florida's sunshine is with a round of golf. The Diplomat Resort and Spa offers an 18-hole championship course. But golf isn't all you'll find at The Diplomat - a 10 court tennis facility, outdoor pool, and luxurious spa is sure to keep you feeling pampered.

The Anne Kolb Nature Center boasts 1500 acres of wetlands and natural areas including nature trails and fishing. No fossil-fueled boats are allowed at this local natural resource. The Atlantic Ocean is just minutes away for a quick dip or day of shopping and relaxation. Of course, with Miami and Fort Lauderdale just a short drive away, deep sea fishing and other big city recreational activities abound!

Golf lovers can take in 18 holes at the Hollywood Beach Golf & Country Club or 9 holes at the Eco Grande Golf Course.

 

Living

Hollywood, including the Hollywood Lakes Neighborhood is in a prime location and benefits from its close proximity to Fort Lauderdale to the north and Miami and Miami Beach to south. It is a Principal City of the South Florida Metro Area which, altogether, boasts just over 5.5 million people. Hollywood has many dog parks in the city and Hollywood Lakes is considered a dog-friendly community. Hollywood Lakes real estate includes unique waterfront properties, exclusive communities and luxury homes and condos.

The Southlake area is a designated No Wake Zone that allows water and jet skiing. Lots ranging from 50 to 100 feet and waterfront properties are popular with people looking for great views and space between neighbors. There are a variety of historic homes in Hollywood Lakes influenced by Mediterranean, Mission or Spanish Colonial Style architecture. The average listing price for a home in Hollywood Lakes is averages over $750,000.

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. Business schools like DeVry University and the University of Phoenix are located in the surrounding communities. Those looking for 4-year or graduate degrees enjoy many options in Miami.

The Memorial Regional Hospital serves the Hollywood area along with the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Kindred Hospitals of South Florida, the latter of which is a long term acute care facility.

Hollywood Lakes enjoys easy access to two major international airports. The Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport is only 10 miles away and Miami International Airport only 25 minutes away. Tri-Rail offers commuter trains to South Florida and the Hollywood Trolley serves the Hollywood Beach and other areas.



If you are thinking about buying or selling a Hollywood Lakes 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.


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