Barbara Lamar, Miami Luxury & Resort Real Estate
Key Biscayne feels like a tropical idyll, but it is only a 20 minute drive from the bright lights of Miami. Accessible via a toll bridge, the island is covered with coconut palms and its pavements are dotted with lizards. In the Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, a lighthouse rises out of the jungle. "Our nickname is the island paradise". This is an international community, with lots of Britons, French, Spanish and South Americans. They are drawn by the relaxed vibe and villagey feel: at the community centre, there are wine tastings, book clubs and yoga classes; at the tiny harbour, fishemrman sell fresh lobster and shrimp every afternoon. Most residents get around on foot, bicycle or golf cart, using cars only when they leave the island. Home to the fabulous beaches of Crandon Park, the Seaquarium and The Sony Ericcson tennis tournament, the village is a private oasis. With a five star Ritz Carlton Hotel, fine restaurants and a world class golf course "The Links of Key Biscayne , Key Biscayne homeowners enjoy beachfront living with quick access to Miami’s many attractions and destinations. Popular condo buildings on the island include The Ocean Club, Grand Bay, Oceana, Casa del Mar, The Island House, Oceania
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami Dade County :highlights include the historic Art Deco district; nightclubs and worldclass hotels ; South Beach and Ocean Drive , the New World Symphony and Miami City Ballet, worldclass golf and tennis. The city also has exceptional dining, entertainment and shopping. From waterfront mansions to sleek, contemporary lofts, Miami Beach has a home for just about everyone.
South Beach, Coral Gables,
Located on the edge of Biscayne Bay, this tropical village of Coconut Grove is a charming hip community. Its unique blend of Bohemian sensibility and high-income homeowners draw discriminating buyers seeking homes with personality. Shopping, dining and entertainment are major temptations at the Streets of Mayfair, a pedestrian-friendly shopping mall situated next to CocoWalk, the giant open-air mall made famous in many movies. Cultural festivals abound and a thriving nightlife attracts many visitors to the area.
Pinecrest is conveniently located 30 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. The Village encompasses 8.1 square miles, and is recognized as one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida. Pinecrest is home to many of the finest schools in Miami Dade County. Pinecrest is home to approximately 20,000 residents. Area parks offer athletic fields, batting cages, tennis courts, a recreation center, basketball courts, and tot-lots. Area schools, both public and private, are regarded as some of the best schools in the county.
South Miami. Endless sporting and recreational activities and complemented by near-perfect weather and beaches beyond compare. Indoor and outdoor attractions from art museums to tropical gardens, and the thriving cultural scene grows more exciting every year. Shoppers will find a world-class array of merchandise and food lovers will discover that the area is a culinary hot spot!
Always forward-thinking, Miami holds the distinction of being the only major city in the United States founded by a woman, Julia Tuttle, a local citrus grower and wealthy Cleveland native. The city of Miami nuzzles the shores of Biscayne Bay and is a major international business hub with a lively cultural and entertainment offering. The Port of Miami is currently the busiest in both passenger traffic and cruise lines. Downtown Miami is a bustling business and urban housing center with numerous high rise condos lining Biscayne Boulevard and Brickell Avenue.Back to Top