Lauderdale By The Sea
Lauderdale By The Sea Real Estate & Homes For Sale
Find the newest Lauderdale By The Sea homes for sale & real estate listings below! A quaint beach town known for its wide beaches, sparkling blue water & fishing pier at the end of Commercial Blvd, Lauderdale By The Sea is often referred to as The "Shore Diving Capital of South Florida.
Living in Lauderdale By The Sea
A small beach town feel stretching only 1.5 square miles and situated along Florida's "Gold Coast" in Broward County. The entirety of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. To the north lays Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale to the south, and Sea Ranch Lakes is in the middle of the town
New Lauderdale-By-The-Sea residents will love the town’s charming smallness, Miami Modern (or MiMo) architecture, and amazing ocean views. Home prices begin in the high $300s, and cap out above $5 million; median sales price is roughly $500,000.
A1A (North Ocean Drive) is the main street through Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, connecting the town to Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and West Palm Beach. Mean travel time to work is 23.1 minutes. The free Pelican Hopper community shuttle makes several stops on its 45-minute circuit through Lauderdale-By-The-Sea seven days a week, including the town’s visitor center, and Anglin’s Pier.
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is seven feet above sea level, and home to a little over 6,000 year-round residents. During the winter months, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s population swells to a peak of 15,000, with tourists flocking to this quaint beach community to enjoy the warm ocean breezes; average annual temperature is 76 degrees.
Lauderdale By The Sea Neighborhood
Anglin’s Pier, one of only four piers in Broward County, is a hotspot for both tourists and residents alike, and the beaches at Lauderdale-By-The-Sea are popular with tourists worldwide. Throughout the year, you can also find scuba divers entering the ocean, exploring the amazing coral reefs and the remains of the SS Copenhagen — a 19th century cargo ship sunk by a coral reef in May 1900, placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 — only 100 yards off the beach.
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea offers a community center — adjacent to to the town hall — providing everyone of every age with tennis courts, playground, shuffleboard, and bocce ball courts, as well as classes in yoga, interior decorating, tai chi, and Spanish, among other subjects. Several times per month the city hosts a block party with music and dancing.
A large scale redevelopment was completed along Commercial Boulevard between 2013 and 2015 to enhance the street boutique shops, restaurants, and sidewalk cafes with wider, shaded sidewalks, open views of the Atlantic Ocean, dynamic public plazas, and street art as far as the eye can see.
The biggest celebration in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, the week-long BugFest-By-The-Sea dive festival — held around late July through early August annually — is centered around the two-day lobster harvesting season called the Great Florida Bug Hunt. The competition offers thousands of dollars in cash and prizes to those who can catch the biggest “bug” from each of the several challenges during the mini-season.
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