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The 3 Most Expensive Houses For Sale in Greater Fort Lauderdale


The 3 Most Expensive Houses for Sale in Greater Fort Lauderdale

South Florida is one of the richest areas of the country and each year the level of luxury homes surpasses itself. While Miami seems to garner the most attention, Greater Fort Lauderdale is not be outdone by its southern neighbor. Currently, there are three exquisite luxury homes in Greater Fort Lauderdale that are sure to please even the most discriminating buyers.

#3 – 1085 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach – $29.5 million

Listing agent : Joseph Liguori, Premier Estate Properties

Live in the lap of luxury right on the beach in this ultra-posh Hillsboro Beach mansion located on the exclusive Hillsboro Mile. This home is situated on over 125 feet of lush beachfront property and all major rooms face the ocean. Finished with the highest quality materials this beachfront palace is exquisite and will surely impress even the most discerning buyers. The outdoor entertainment area has a infinity edge pool complete with spa and sun shelf and of course the endless ocean views. This home also comes with over 125 feet of dockage on the intracoastal just across the street from the property itself. In addition to the dockage the intracoastal side of the property features a separate guest house  complete with 2 master suites, waterfront lanais, garage, pool and summer kitchen. List price : $29.5 million


#2 – 529 Bontona Ave., Fort Lauderdale – $32 million

Listing agent : James Bates, Florida National Real Estate & Investments

Located on the western side of the same peninsula as the Bella Fortuna Estate 529 Bontona Ave. is also for sale. This lavish estate is secluded on lushly landscaped grounds and offers sweeping views of the Intracoastal waterway and New River from every room. Decorated and designed with both classic and contemporary style this mansion is furnished and ready for its new owners to move in.


#1 – The Bella Fortuna Estate – $36.25 million

Listing agent : Katrina Campins PA, Campins Company LLC

Located at 534 Bontona Ave., Fort Lauderdale, the Bella Fortuna Estate, was built in 2015 on the site of a mansion previously owned by South Florida billionaire Wayne Huizenga. The project, led by Jeffrey Smith of Smith Architectural Group designed this new Palm Beach inspired Venetian style estate home on a one acre intracoastal front peninsula. This palatial estate is over 17,500 square feet and features 5 master suites, 11 bathrooms, chef’s kitchen, gym, massage room, yoga room, panic room, grand staircase, four car garage and much more. The interior is adorned with exquisite decor by decorator Bunny Williams from New York. The faux interior paintings were done by hand by none other than the renowned Leonard Pardon, artist to the British royal family and the Sultans of Oman and Brunei. The interior craftsmanship is of the highest caliber.

The Bella Fortuna Estate is a unique masterpiece of architecture and design. It has won several awards for its architecture and craftsmanship (

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List price : $36.25 million


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About the Author

Désirée Ávila is a licensed Florida Realtor® and is committed to a high-level of professionalism and to helping others with their real estate endeavors through education. Désirée Ávila was an award winning teacher for 10 years and has a doctoral level education in Educational Technology.  Désirée is a lifetime local resident of South Florida and is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian.