Located just minutes from the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Victoria Park is one of the area's most sought after neighborhoods. Bordered by the Intracoastal Waterway, Federal Highway, Broward Boulevard and Sunrise Boulevard, Victoria Park offers convenience to local attractions and major highways to its 10,000 residents.
Victoria Park residents are only a 5 minute drive from the famed shops and restaurants of Las Olas, while Fort Lauderdale Beach is just 10 minutes away. Catch some rays at the Fort Lauderdale Beach Park or take a Segway tour of Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. Delve into the culture and history of the area at the Bonnet House Museum, the Stranahan House, the Fort Lauderdale Antique Museum, the Museum of Discovery and Science, or the NSU Art Museum. Take a romantic dinner cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway, or head off for a long weekend in the Bahamas on the direct ferry service. The Everglades are a short ride away and are a must-see for those who want to learn more about the natural beauty of southern Florida.
There are multiple public elementary schools nearby including Harbordale Elementary, Walker Elementary, and North Side Elementary. If residents would prefer an alternative to their assigned public schools, they can apply to Victoria Shuman Young Montessori Elementary or St. Anthony's Catholic School. Residents are zoned to Sunrise Middle and Fort Lauderdale High.
With a great location and good schools, it's no surprise that Victoria Park is one of Fort Lauderdale's best neighborhoods. Real estate trends indicate that properties in this area of Fort Lauderdale hold their value well and are even increasing in value in recent years. In 2012, the median price of properties here was in the $200,00s, while 2016 saw property values averaging around $400,000. With lowered inventory from last year and increased property values, there's no better time than now to make Victoria Park home.