One of the things I love most about working with people looking at Davie FL homes for sale is telling them about all the parks in the area.  We’ve got parks for just about everything.  They give you the chance to get outside and enjoy South Florida’s natural beauty.  In the case of Vista View Park, it’s a great place to relax, work in some fitness training or have fun at the Park’s special events.

Vista View Park Overview

Vista View Park is located on 142nd Street; Orange Drive runs along its south border.  The park covers 272 acres of hills and meadows and offers lots of opportunity for outdoor fun.

Picnic Shelters:  If you’re in the mood for a picnic, there are freestanding picnic areas for you to enjoy on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you’re planning for a crowd, there are eight shelters with picnic tables, grills and electrical outlets.  The different shelters can hold between 20 to 90 people.  You can reserve these shelters online for a small fee.  In fact, if you visit the Park page on the Broward County website, you can see a photo of each shelter along with dimensions and amenities.

Playgrounds:  The Park has two playgrounds.  Both have shade canopies and a variety of playground equipment.

Fitness Trail:  The half-mile loop trail has a variety of fitness stations where you can do a variety of fitness exercises such as lower body warm-ups, standing push-ups and more.

Horse Trail:  Horses are a big part of life for many Davie residents.  The park hosts a two-mile horse trail that runs through the park.  The trail connects to other horse trails that have been established throughout Davie.

Airfield/Paragliding:  The airpark in the Park hosts the Vista View Flyers electric plane club and the ParaGator Paragliding club.  Visitors to the park enjoy watching all the flying machines at play.

Fishing:   If you have a Florida fishing license, you can fish along the shoreline and from the piers in the lake.  The Park encourages catch and release.

Special Events:  Visa View Park hosts a number of special events during the year.  For example, the Park hosts the Annual Vista View 360 Ultramarathon & Relay in January.  Another example is the run/fun walk coming up on September 24, 2017.  It’s called the Teal 5K Run/Fun Walk for Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancer.

The Details:  The Park is open from March 12 through November 4, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  From November 5, 2017 through March 11, 2018, the hours change to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The only day the Park is closed is on Christmas Day.  Admission is free during the week.  On weekends and holidays, there is a small fee, and Annual Passes are available.  You can reach the Park on Broward County Transit, bus route #16.

What People are Saying:  If you’re interested in what people think of the Park, just take a run over to Tripadvisor to read the reviews.  This Park is #9 out of forty things to do in Davie!

Looking for a Home Near the Vista View Park?

If the Vista View Park sounds like something you’d enjoy, you could live right next door in Imagination Farms on the east or Riverstone on the west.  And, the park is only a short bike ride from neighborhoods like Shenandoah and Poinciana Park.

If you’re planning on looking at Davie FL homes for sale, our community pages can help.  Each one contains information about the neighborhood, and a list of homes currently for sale.

Whether you’re buying or selling, the local real estate experts on Teri’s real estate team are here to give you the knowledgeable and personalized service you need to make your next real estate transaction a success.  Call us at 954-242-8030 or send an email for more information.


Best Davie RealtorMost Davie schools will have a two-week winter break toward the end of December.  You can make this time together a memorable one if you take advantage of all the kid-friendly things to do in Davie, Florida.

You may think that you’ll need to travel to Fort Lauderdale, but you don’t even need to leave Davie to find great family fun!  Here are some examples.

Laser Jump

Laser Jump is located at 6555 Nova Drive in Davie.  You can visit the location on a walk-in basis and find a wonderland for kids.  Make sure your kids are wearing socks – no shoes are allowed in the jump areas.  Little ones love the toddler area, older kids can climb on the play structures, jump all over the giant inflatables and play laser tag.  Check out the Facebook reviews; it’s a great family activity.

Sparez Bowling

Children of all ages will enjoy trying to figure out how to get the ball down the lane and keep it out of the gutters.  You don’t have to be an expert to have fun bowling.  Sparez Bowling is located at 5325 South University Drive in Davie.

This year, they’re offering a School Holiday Pass, for two free games every day of the winter break.  Ask for more information as there are some restrictions.

Broward College Observatory

Take your kids to see the night sky like they’ve never seen it before.  The Broward College Observatory telescopes are located just outside the Buehler Planetarium at the college.  When the weather is clear, you can see planets and the moon in amazing detail.  Use of the telescopes is free dudring evening observation hours.

The Buehler Planetarium is undergoing a renovation to make your next experience there even more wondrous.  It is scheduled to reopen in January of 2017.

Marando Ranch at Davie

If you’re familiar with Marando Farm in Fort Lauderdale, you already know how much fun visiting the Marando Ranch at Davie can be.  The Marando family opened the Davie location in October, 2016 as a second location run by the Marando family.  The new ranch is located at the site of the former Batten’s Farmer’s Market and Davie Agri-Tourism Center at 5151 Southwest 64th Avenue in Davie.

The Ranch hosts a farmer’s market, pony rides, a petting zoo, and you can pick your own eggs produced by the farm’s free-range chickens.

Young At Art (YAA) Museum

Visit YAA at 751 SW 121st Ave in Davie.  If you want to capture the entire family’s imagination, the YAA is the place to be.  YAA is a 55,000 square foot facility just full of amazing exhibits that let you and your kids participate in fun and educational activities.  Here are just a few examples:

Living in Davie, Florida gives you and your family everything you could want: great schools, lots of family-oriented activities and beautiful surroundings.

If you’re looking for Davie homes for sale, we’d love to help you find the home that will best match your lifestyle.  Use the link above to see all the homes for sale in Davie, or to find out more about hot neighborhoods, including Imagination Farms,  Riverstone, Forest Ridge, Poinciana Parc and more.

As you make decisions about buying or selling in Davie, Florida, contact us at 954-242-8030 or send an email.  Get the right outcomes working with the best Davie REALTORS® on the Teri Arbogast Team.


horses-in-davie-flDoes this sound like your new home wish list: a family-friendly exclusive gated community with a waterfront lifestyle?  If so, you need to look at Imagination Farms Davie FL homes for sale.

Imagination Farms is a good name for this community.  When you look at the elegant exterior designs and luxurious interior finishes, you’ll find homes that capture your imagination.

A Prestigious Community is Waiting for You

Pasadena Homes developed the neighborhood between 1999 and 2002.  The homes range in size from approximately 3,000-5,000 square feet.  Many of the homes are completely updated with the latest finishes and amenities.  You’ll also find homes with custom swimming pools, and/or backyards ready for outdoor entertaining with outdoor kitchens.

For your convenience, the gate is manned 24/7 and there is an automated application that you can use to manage access to the neighborhood.  You can provide a list of approved visitors online.  When people come to visit who are on that list, they’ll have no problem gaining access to the neighborhood.  A text message will advise you when your visitors have checked in.  The system makes the neighborhood very secure without overly burdening you or your guests.

Imagination Farms is Close to Everything

From Imagination Farms, it’s roughly 20 miles to the lights of the big city and all the amenities that Fort Lauderdale has to offer.  Depending on traffic, you can be having dinner at one of Fort Lauderdale’s famous restaurants in about a half hour.

In addition, Fort Lauderdale is known for its pristine beaches, arts and entertainment, and a variety of special events throughout the year.  You can visit a variety of museums, attend a performance at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts or cruise the Everglades on a guided airboat ride.

Closer to home, you have access to all the wonders in Broward County.  Davie, Florida is home to the Buehler Planetarium and Observatory, and Flamingo Gardens.  There are restaurants for every taste and style nearby.  In addition, you’ll find an excellent variety of shopping options.

For outdoor fun, you couldn’t find any place better than the Davie area.  Vista View Park is just a stone’s throw from Imagination Farms.  Over 270 acres of rolling hills and lush greenery provide a venue for a variety of outdoor activities.

Davie is also known for its equestrian lifestyle.  Horse trails wind throughout the area. If you don’t keep your horses at home, you’re in close proximity to boarding stables.  Vista View Park even has a corral where your equine companions can rest while you enjoy a picnic with family and friends.

If you need educational opportunities for you or your family members, you’ll have easy access to outstanding K-12 public and private schools, and a variety of colleges and universities such as Nova Southeastern University.

Find Your Home in Imagination Farms

We think you’ll love living in the Davie area.  As local experts, we can ensure that you see the Imagination Farms Davie FL homes for sale that will fit your lifestyle.  And, if you discover that Imagination Farms isn’t the place for you, we can put our Davie area real estate market knowledge to work to help you find a perfect fit in one of the other outstanding Broward County neighborhoods.

Put your home search into high gear and you’ll be settled in your new home before the holidays.  Call us at 954-242-8030 or send an email to get started today.

Vista View is a fun park in Davie, Florida

If you are looking for a fun park in Davie, Florida you have to check out Vista View Park. Whether you are looking for something for your family to do or something for yourself, Vista View Park has something for people of all ages!

Vista View Park is a 272 acre park located off of SW 142nd Ave just North of Orange Drive. This park has it all! There are two playgrounds that are both covered with shade canopies. The larger playground is a Universal Access playground. Both playgrounds have plenty of fun things for the children to do. While there you will most likely see the adults running around the parks having fun with their children! The park also has basketball courts, an airstrip for electric radio-controlled planes and glider pilots and a 2.1 mile horse trail. For those who enjoy fishing you can fish on the fishing piers or on the shoreline.

The park is also great for fitness enthusiasts! There is a half-mile loop trail with several fitness stations. There are hills in the park that you can walk, run or ride your bike up and down. These hills are a great way to stay in shape while enjoying the beautiful South Florida sunshine!

If you would like to have a party at the park you can rent a shelter. There are 8 shelters with picnic tables, grills and electrical outlets. You will need a reservation for the shelters and the payment must be made when the reservation is made. There are four small shelters that accommodate 20-40 people, two medium shelters that accommodate 41-60 people and two large shelters that accommodate 90 people. You can also choose from the freestanding picnic areas that have no shelter, they are free on a first come first serve basis. There are a few picnic tables located on the hill. These are a great place to relax and eat while overlooking the area below.

Admission to Vista View Park is free on weekdays. Weekends and holidays admission is $1.50 per person ages 6 and up, $8.00 maximum charge per car (six to nine passengers). This is an inexpensive way to have a great time at a fun park in Davie, Florida.

The park hours are 8:00 a.m. To 6:00 p.m. November 2, 2014 through March 7, 2015. 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 8, 2015 through October 31, 2015. The park is closed the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. The park office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. when the park is open.

Vista View Park is nestled between Imagination Farms in Davie and Riverstone in Davie. These developments offer some of the nicest Davie luxury homes on the market. A short bike ride from single family home developments in Davie such as Shenandoah and Poinciana Parc. There are lots of homes for sale in Davie near the park contact Teri  a leading Davie Realtor for details.


Imagination Farms in Davie is a guard gated community in the heart of Davie.   Imagination Farms homes for sale are hot!   415 single family homes most on acre properties and have seven spacious models to choose from.   4 to 6 bedrooms are offered with  2 or 3 car garages.  We have Imagination Farms floor plans available upon request.  This  development offers true Davie luxury homes with a price tag sure to please the most discriminating buyers.

Located West of I75 this Davie community offers easy access to highways, schools and shopping.  Beautiful Vista View Park is walking distance from the entrance and offers walking trails, bike paths,  playgrounds and exercise paths.  Some of the most beautiful South Florida beaches are a short 20 minute drive away.  Tree Tops Park with its equestrian trails is only a short drive or bike ride away.

As a top performing Imagination Farms realtor, I know the community well.  Over the years, I have sold many homes to very happy buyers. Imagination Farms is a prestigious name with a quaint “neighborhood” feel. I have been a Davie resident for 20 years and a Davie realtor for 14 years.  My children attended the public schools and participated in community sports. Purchasing Davie real estate is a great decision.  I love all that the Town of Davie offers to its residents.  The town is interested in keeping a “country” feel in the various parks and equestrian trails.

If you or someone you know is interested in seeing Imagination Farms homes for sale please fill out this form .   We will get right back to you with a complete list of homes currently active on the market.  If you are thinking of selling please call Teri today. I will be happy to prepare a free detailed market analysis for you.


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