Lighthouse Point is a small town conveniently located between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton with a current population of 10,946. The east door opens to the Intracoastal Waterway and Federal Highway is the west door. The City is named for the famed Hillsboro Lighthouse which has stood guard over the Hillsboro Inlet since 1906 and where you can even take a tour http://www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.
The leisurely lifestyle appeals to its residents that have no need to be concerned about further expansion as this community is tucked in among many other communities.
Incorporated in 1956, the City has very few remaining vacant lots. Ninety-five percent of the City is developed and most homes fall into the upper-medium and top tier price range. Of the residences, 80% are single-family homes, many of which front on the City’s 18 miles of waterways.
This idyllic location along the ocean’s shore makes this an attractive community for watersports enthusiasts. For the discerning mariner, the estates situated on the Intracoastal Waterway are desirable for yachters and boaters, who may park their vessels at their private dock in this low-wake zone. Residents are within a convenient distance to upscale shopping and fine dining within both Pompano Beach and Boca Raton, in addition to various community parks, golf courses, and country clubs in the area. Shopping centers, restaurants, sports facilities, and numerous business establishments are within a 5-minute drive by car…or a 15-minute bike ride. There are approximately 20 acres of parks and 13 miles of sidewalks/bike paths which further enhances this community for outdoor activities.
Many say Lighthouse Point is the best-kept secret on Florida’s East Coast. The community is characterized by informal affluence, a leisurely pace, lovely marina views, and tree-shaded homes and streets…streets wind and twist and there are numerous cul-de-sacs that are perfect for bike rides or leisurely walks.