Bal Harbour: Neighborhood Profile/History and Map.
This small, gated community of large waterfront homes sits on both banks of the Middle River, just east of Federal Highway and within minutes of all of downtown's appealing cultural, shopping and dining offerings. The houses have wonderful water views, and it is one of the few neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale with underground gas lines, giving residents the option of having gas powered backup generators.
It's in an acclaimed school district that includes Bayview Elementary, Sunrise Middle School and Fort Lauderdale The average size of a home in Bal Harbour ranges from 1,200- to 3,620 square feet; many are cinder block construction with curved tile roof. Many homes in Bal Harbour feature hurricane shutters, swimming pool, screened-porch, vaulted ceilings, volume ceilings, French doors, roman tub, pantry, foyer, walk-in closets, carpeting, ceramic tile and wood floors, cooking island, granite counter tops, refrigerator, microwave, disposal, washer, dryer, and dishwasher. The average price for a home in Bal Harbour ranges from $519,000 to $1,185,000.
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- Population: 140
- Households: 76 (35% families)
- Median age: 39