Are you a boat lover? Are you looking for a waterfront home with ocean access under a million dollars? In the Greater Fort Lauderdale (Broward County) area you don’t need to be a millionaire to own a home with a boat dock and ocean access. The price of waterfront home is driven by distance and easy access to the ocean however if you have a smaller boat or don’t mind a longer drive to reach the big blue there are options for you, especially if you are looking to spend under a million dollars. 


The most popular cities with ocean access homes in Broward County are Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point, and Dania beach. There are other towns in Broward County offering some ocean access homes however these areas have the most inventory of waterfront ocean access homes.  

In Fort Lauderdale the inventory of ocean access homes are sprinkled throughout the city. If your budget is just under a million you have home options in the Coral Ridge Country Club neighborhood with no fixed bridges. If you have a smaller budget you have options in Coral Ridge Isles and Lauderdale Isles where homes are priced around the $500-600k  with some fixed bridges or a longer cruising distance to the ocean.

Pompano Beach is a boat lover’s paradise with something for everyone and every boat size! There are neighborhoods like Harbor Village and Pompano Isles that have no fixed bridges and quick access to the Hillsboro Inlet. Homes in these neighborhoods run from just under a million to the $800k range. Looking to spend less on the home and more on the boat? The popular Garden Isles may be your perfect neighborhood with home ranges from the $600-550k price range.

In the city of Lighthouse Point the inventory is limited so if you find a home with ocean access that fits your needs you should jump on it. Lighthouse Point is a small city in Broward so it has less homes in general. In the neighborhood of Venetian Isles you can still find homes just under a million with no fixed bridges and quick access to the ocean, so they don’t usually stay on the market long. 

Another town with limited inventory of ocean access that is one of the most affordable location is Dania Beach. There are nooks of homes with access to the Dania Cutoff that are under $500k. Most of these homes are small compared to homes in Pompano and Fort Lauderdale, however if you are looking for a home for your boat they are great options!

When you are looking to buy a waterfront ocean access home working with our team will help you navigate the seas of the local real estate market.  Broward County truly has something for everyone and every price point. 

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