Southwest Ranches Homes and Condos for Sale

Southwest Ranches, Florida, is a charming community located 15 miles from Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. Situated on about 13 square miles, this rural town has an approximate population of 8,000 residents. In this rural community, you’ll find farms, wildlife, and beautiful scenery, as well as residential areas and light manufacturing. Southwest Ranches' name was the result of a contest among the people in the community, and the town was officially formed in 2000, instead of being annexed as a part of some 30 municipalities.

In this rural community, you will find the American Horse Trails, which features five horse trails, all of which are private. The guided rides are for any experience level. Amid the beautiful countryside of Southwest Ranches and the residential areas, you also find some amazing architecture in the South Florida Hindu Temple. The temple is open for visitors, and for educational, religious and cultural events. Festivals are held reflecting the culture of people from every area of India. Education is valued and is taught in English for children. There are also adult studies available. For those who enjoy history, the Gold Coast Railroad Museum will be an interesting place to see. Formerly a World War II Naval Airbase, it now serves as a remote campus for Miami University for returning service persons and for botanical research. There are miles of railroad tracks on the 2,100 acres of pineland, and there are special exhibits inside railcars and buildings, with rides being available on weekends. There are also several parks in Southwest Ranches that offer trails for riding, fishing holes and trails for hikers.

The real estate of Southwest Ranches includes single-family stucco homes, both ranch style, and multilevel styles. Homes for sale in Southwest Ranches have listing prices that fall within a broad range. Many Southwest Ranches homes are on two or more acres, with stables for horses, and you'll also find homes on more acreage with cattle.  The area is served by the Davie police and fire department, as well as emergency medical services. The students attend schools in surrounding communities. Even with the country feel, it still has modern conveniences, and with the proximity to Fort Lauderdale and Miami, there are many options for additional entertainment, shopping, and dining. Taking all of this into consideration, you can see this is a must-consider community for homebuyers in the Miami area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Southwest Ranches, Florida, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.

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