Fisher Island Community Information
Fisher Island is a private island only accessible by private ferry and helicopter. It was once home of The Vanderbilts and later developed as an exclusive luxurious residential community. According to Forbes.com, Fisher Island FL (33109) tied for first place in their list of 500 most expensive zip codes in the U.S.
“Fisher Island, a man-made body of land named after developer Carl Fisher, is just as luxe. It teems with large waterfront mansions and boasts an impressive country club. It boasts a median income of $200,000 and residents including mutual fund manager Martin Zweig and Vector Group Chief Bennett Le Bow“.
Through the years, Fisher Island Real Estate has transitioned from a private family retreat to a world-class residential community home to known celebrities and distinguished residents and has become the top choice for the most prominent names in entertainment. The island has passed hands from Carl Fisher to the Vanderbilts, to Edward Moore, senators, and even US president Nixon, just to name a few Fisher Island was finally developed in the 1980‘s into what it is today – with architecture matching 1920’s Spanish Mediterranean Style Mansions and no longer a one-family island.
Because Fisher Island is completely detached from Miami Beach and inaccessible through traditional means of vehicular access, it remains very exclusive. It’s security is unsurpassed in South Florida, making the island irresistible for those seeking a private refuge and retreat with unrivaled luxury and elegance.
Amenities on the island include:
* The Fisher Island Hotel and Resort
* A par-35 nine-hole golf course designed by architect P. B. Dye
* An 18 court tennis center
* A spa and fitness center
* 2 world-class deep water marinas
* 8 restaurants
* A commercial center with a high-end gourmet market and shopping
* A polo field
* Private beaches
* The Fisher Island Day School (from Pre-K to 5th grade)
* Large playground for kids of all ages
* Post office
* On-island fire and emergency station
* Seaplane, Car-Ferry and helicopter access 24-hours a day.