Lighthouse Point is a small coastal community located in Southern Florida. The town is home to approximately 10,471 residents. This quiet town lies adjacent to Deerfield Beach, Hillsboro Beach and Pompano Beach. It is a pleasant community for families and retirees to relocate to.
The residents of Lighthouse Point enjoy the quiet and peaceful laid back lifestyle that this southern Florida city community provides. Located just east of the Intracoastal Waterway in northeastern Broward County, This town is home to several public parks and recreational centers that make it the ideal place for families with small children, as well as seniors who want to continue an active and healthy lifestyle.
The cost of living in Lighthouse Point is higher than the national average, however the unemployment rate is significantly lower at 5.00%. Ideal for those accustomed to upper class living, this town is filled with many single family residences situated on well-manicured lawns, surrounded by trees and peaceful waters.
The majority of the homes that are up for sale in the Lighthouse Point community are within the upper to medium price range. The median home cost for the area is $409,700 with home appreciation on the rise 17.00% from 2014 to 2015.
Many of the single family residential homes that fall within the median price range are 2 to 3 bedroom properties built between the 1950’s and 1960’s Communities within Lighthouse Point include Lake Placid, which features single family homes starting at $329k as well as custom built gated estates priced at $4,795,000. Coral Key Villas is another excellent community with majestic homes, townhouses and condos that range in price from $150k to $11,750,000 These properties feature tropical pools and luxury home upgrades. Coral Key Villas is located just minutes away from area parks and country clubs.
Students who live in the Lighthouse Point area attend public schools that are part of the Broward County Public Schools District. These schools include…
· Lighthouse Elementary School
· Cresthaven Elementary School
· Crystal Lake Community Middle School
· Deerfield Beach High School
Lighthouse Point is a small community that has no need for expansion. The residents who call this quiet town home are content with living outside the big city and enjoy spending their days at the local beaches and parks. This town was first incorporated in 1956 and features a friendly atmosphere that caters to both young and old. It is a self-sufficient, proud community that provides residents with all the beauty of Southern Florida without the stress of big city living.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Hillsboro Lighthouse which has stood guard over the Hillsboro Inlet since it was first built in 1906. There are several restaurants and shopping centers located on nearby Federal Highway, and approximately 20 acres of parks, sidewalks and bike paths which can be accessed all throughout the community.