Galt Ocean Mile Homes
Please see our Galt Ocean Mile Homes for sale Listings Below. Galt Ocean Mile is a one mile strip of land on the barrier island along Fort Lauderdale’s beach between Oakland Park and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The strip was named after Arthur Galt, who bought a few thousand acres of land during the 1920s in the city then sold it soon after to the American British Improvement Society. When the company went bust in 1928, Galt took the property back, selling most of it to Coral Ridge Properties except for the one mile along the beach. Galt later sold the ocean side parcel to Coral Ridge Properties who went on to develop it. Galt Ocean mile boasts several condominiums along the beach strip with shops, restaurants along A1A, (Ocean Boulevard). To the east of Ocean Blvd (A1A) are several finger isles providing waterfront homes that have deep canal access to the Intracoastal waterway and deep water access to the ocean.
Just to the north is the town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea know for it’s family run hotels, restaurants, entertainment and fishing pier. The area has easy access to a couple of shopping malls, movie theaters, alfresco waterfront restaurants. To the south, residents can easily get to Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard with its upscale dining, shopping and entertainment along the Boulevard and Fort Lauderdale’s New River. In addition are: The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, city’s Business District, City and County Government offices, and several city parks. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is a cornerstone to the Himmarshee Arts and Entertainment District which is a quick trip a couple of blocks to the west. Several events are staged in the parks along the Riverwalk’s several parks throughout the year.