The former winter estate of William K. Vanderbilt, Fisher Island is one of the most exclusive communities in the world. A private island of 216 acres that creates a carefree sanctuary for an elite community. Residents enjoy an island paradise just a short boat ride from cosmopolitan Miami with convenient airport access. Known as a refuge for the wealthy, this 193 acre island reports the highest per capita income in the United States. This enclave is one of Miami’s most treasured spots and attracts people from all over the world. There really is nowhere quite like it. It is a unique destination for those who place high value on protecting and maintaining their privacy. The island is accessible by car ferry, helicopter or private boat.
Golf carts and bikes as the preferred mode of transportation on this little island. For leisure, residents can enjoy the Fisher Island Club, which may be Miami’s most exclusive private club. The world class resort amenities offered include a seaside 9-hole golf course, tennis, luxury beach club and spa, and private beach. The island offers selective buyers lovely estate type homes and a selection of condominiums with captivating water views to choose from. The island has its own bank, post office, shopping, salon and Fire Station. For entertainment and dining, there is the popular Garwood Lounge and Piano Bar and Cafe Porto Cervo. The island also has one of the best beaches in Florida.
Founded in 2004 by Robert and Lexie Potamkin, the Fisher Island Day School is an intimate, nurturing school for approcimately 80 students which covers the island’s preschool through 5th grade children. The school also provides an early education program for two year olds.