95 years ago, William K. Vanderbilt acquired a 216 acre island in exchange for a yacht from Carl Fisher, and Fisher Island was developed as the Vanderbilt winter estate. Today, this exclusive island has the highest per capita income of any township in the United States and Fisher Island is a veritable oasis where the elite vacation and live enjoying some of the best beaches, dining, spas and boating in the world.
Located on the Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Fisher Island is accessible only by ferry and is seven minutes from South Beach, however Fisher Island’s amenities are such that there is little reason to leave the island. It has Fisher Island Day School, which serves residents on the island and from neighboring Star and Palm Island from pre-K to fifth grade, and Fisher Island Club, in addition to specialty grocers, salons, and shopping. Fisher Island Club amenities include seven dining options from casual to gourmet, two pools and a private beach, two marinas, nine hole par 35 championship P.B Dye golf course, 18 court racquet club with grass, har tru, and hard tennis courts, 22,000 square foot spa, and the Fisher Island Hotel.
Fisher Island Residences styles include Mediterranean penthouses and apartments in addition to expansive waterfront homes. Fisher Island developments include Bayview, Valencia Estates, Palazzo del Sol, Bayside, Harbor View, Marina Village, Seaside Village, Seaside Villa, Palazzo del Mare, Villa del Mare, and Oceanside. One of the many attractive feature for owners at Fisher Island is they have the option of having their residence within the hotel program when not in occupancy. Currently, The Jills have 12 active listings on Fisher Island ranging from $2.85 million to $14 million. In addition to these active listings, The Jills Have sold a total of $63,176,100 in volume in the past two years, not including two pending sales, making The Jills experts on Fisher Island Real Estate, in addition to residents!
Not only does Jill Eber call Fisher Island home, she is Fisher Island's Resident Real Estate Specialist. Other notable Fisher Island residents include Oprah Winfry, Andre Agassi, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Roberts. Its’ proximity to Miami Beach and its’ privacy have made it one of the most desirable places in the United States For more information on available listings, please contact a member of The Jills team.