Fort Lauderdale Waterfront homes in Rio Vista raise the standard of Ft. Lauderdale Waterfront luxury. Rio Vista is a Fort lauderdale Waterftont community that has an old Florida neighborhood feel. Many visitors to the Fort Lauderdale Waterfront area have visited the Las Olas Shopping area which is on the north side of the New River. They have seen the beautiful Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes that line Las Olas Isles as you venture from the shopping district to the beach. If they looked on the south side of the river visitors have seen some of Fort Lauderdale most luxurious waterfront estates but often has no idea had to access the area via land. This community is the Ft. Lauderdale Waterfront community of Rio Vista.
With views of downtown, a street that fronts on the New River, sidewalks that add to the community spirit and being just blocks off of Federal Highway (US1) most people are surprised as they enter Rio Vista for the first time. The community consists of East - West facing canals directly off the intracoastal that receive consistent ocean breezes. A winding canal off the New River creates additional water frontage through the neighborhood. Most of the area is no fixed bridge, prime, Fort Lauderdale Waterfront, but part of the area is fixed bridge waterfront and makes for some less expensive Fort Lauderdale Waterfront homes. In addition there are many dry lot homes, some of which are still the original Dade County pine structures dating back to the 20's and giving the community great South Florida character. Rio Vista is one of Fort Lauderdale's oldest communities.
The Rio Vista community consists of over 1000 homes, if you are looking for a home in the area most homes can be found listed in two subdivisions, Rio Vista Isles, and Rio Vista C J Hectors Re. The easiest way to visit Rio Vista homes on line is via our website link to every home listed for sale in Rio Vista.
Below are some photos that we feel give the feel of the beautiful Fort Lauderale Waterfront neighborhood of Rio Vista.