Neighborhood of the Week
Location: Lighthouse Point Contact: For more information about Lighthouse Point, call Julie Adler Mahfood, with Campbell and Rosemurgy Real Estate, at (954) 304-4424; or visit www.juliemahfood.com. Why popular: Lighthouse Point opens to the Intracoastal Waterway, sitting under the beam of the famed Hillsboro Lighthouse which has stood constant guard over the Hillsboro Inlet since 1906, and for which the city is named. There are approximately 20 acres of parks, 18 miles of waterway and 13 miles of sidewalks/ bike paths. It’s host to excellent shopping, dining and entertainment. Being centered in between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton makes Lighthouse Point an ideal destination. Appeals to: People who are looking for a friendly and quaint east-side community that offers everything from a yacht club and marina to tennis, a variety of organized sports for kids, community activities and a senior outreach program. Type of homes: The majority of residences are single-family homes ranging from starter homes on a dry lot to luxurious homes on the Intracoastal.
Price range: $250,000 to $10 million