Just three miles off of the shore of Miami is Fisher Island, Florida, an upscale community that's just south of Miami Beach. Fisher Island is only accessible by private ferry and helicopter. Historically, it was frequently used as the winter home of the Vanderbilts, and later several other prominent families acquired it. It was until the 1960s that Fisher Island started its modern transformation.
Nowadays Fisher Island is considered one of the most exclusive enclaves of South Florida and maintains strong appeal among the well to do. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fisher Island had the highest per capita income of any place in the United States in 2000 and it continues to attract high net worth individuals. Some amenities the island offers include a sextet of restaurants, a Par 35 championship golf course, a pair of deepwater marinas, beautiful beaches, the Vanderbilt mansion clubhouse and more! Fisher Island homes and Fisher Island real estate is generally upscale, multimillion dollar property.