Las Olas Isles

Ft. Lauderdale, FL Real Estate

If a relaxed, friendly atmosphere in a luxurious, virtually crime-free environment with abundant boating and yachting access appeals to you, Las Olas Isles fits the bill. Just over 900 inhabitants populate the impressive estates that line the assorted isles of this neighborhood.

The community of Las Olas Isles comprises 15 vertical isles, including Hendricks, Idlewyld, Riviera, Nurmi, Isle of Venice Drive and Seven Isles. Las Olas Isles is a luxurious waterfront community with multimillion-dollar homes. These include condos, townhouses and single-family homes. Residences here are a mixture of dry lot and waterfront properties in assorted architectural styles that live up to the neighborhood’s nickname of “Venice of America.” Many properties have unobstructed frontage on the Intracoastal Waterway and on the New River.

Since residents enjoy direct ocean access, this desirable neighborhood is ideal for boaters and yacht owners. Most of the estates have abundant boat docks that accommodate even the most impressive yachts. There are no fixed bridges to obstruct marine navigation. Buyers who move here can say that they acquired some of the finest properties one can own in southern Florida. With a median resident age of 55, this island paradise definitely functions as a home for the distinguished retiree.

In addition to beaches, the area also has a variety of other attractions to suit assorted tastes. These include the Everglades, Flamingo Gardens and Sawgrass Recreation Park. Residents are in proximity to Ft. Lauderdale’s best shopping districts. For example, homeowners can walk to the fine retail shops and restaurants on Las Olas Boulevard.

With 264 days of sunshine, Las Olas Isles has a pleasant climate that makes for maximum enjoyment of its beautiful beaches. January lows generally don’t dip below 58 degrees. Residents experience a never-ending spring and summer season with an average temperature of 91 degrees in July. This makes Las Olas Isles an ideal residence for anyone who wants to spend time outdoors to enjoy the area's abundant sunshine.

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