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Coconut Grove Category

Feb
12
2015

3 Bedroom Unit Facing Biscayne Bay Listed For Sale In Coconut Grove’s Grovenor House

Simply Miami Real Estate

  Move into the Grovenor House, and you move into a world of luxury and convenience... Drive up the ramp and a valet greets you and helps you into the handsome and impressive lobby which is anchored by a concierge's desk... After that you walk to your semi-private elevator which is accessed by your personal fob. Once in the elevator you are greeted by a Jules Verne underwater  display and before you know it you are deposited in front of Unit 702......Continue Reading!

Jan
28
2015

They Are Back !!!!! Velvet Creme Doughnuts Return This Saturday

Simply Miami Real Estate

  Well, I have good news to report today... After having disappeared for years and years Velvet Creme Doughnuts are returning. The new owners are attorney Krista Rios, her father, and retired police detective Robert Taylor whose brother-in-law  use to run Velvet Creme. The business will be opening as a food truck this Saturday  at the Burger Beast Burgie Awards at Milander Park in Hialeah... Hopefully the new Velvet Creme will be able to find a building to rent in the South...Continue Reading!

Jun
30
2014

An Update On The Great African Land Snail…. A Problem For Coral Gables And The Rest Of Miami…

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Just thought I would give you an update on the Great African Land Snail situation in High Pines. I spoke with  two representatives from the Florida Agricultural Dept. who said that even though one snail was found in the High Pines neighborhood last month  the situation is under control. These snails are pretty horrible creatures so I think I had better repeat my blog of March 2013. "Yesterday I ran into the team working the High Pines neighborhood who actually...Continue Reading!

May
08
2014

Only 10 Homes Listed For Sale In The High Pines Community

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  High Pines, a small community nestled between Downtown South Miami and a section of South Coral Gables, is a great community to live in... It is within walking distance of Downtown South Miami, and not far from the University of Miami main campus. Lots of neighbors walk through the community as traffic is fairly light, and it is in between the entrance to the bike trail heading south and the trail heading into Coconut Grove which eventually ends at the...Continue Reading!

May
05
2014

6959 Sunrise Dr. Was The Most Expensive Home Sold In Coral Gables in April 2014

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The home at 6959 Sunrise Drive fronting Biscayne Bay was the most expensive home sold in Coral Gables, Fl. in April 2014. The sales price was $7,250,000 for the 6 bedroom 6 1/2 bath home which had been listed for $8,450,000. The 8,111 sf  house  built in 2004 on a 16,500 sf lot had been on the market since October 31, 2012 and was originally priced at $8,950,000 but was reduced to $8,450,000 January 30th 2014. Well located the the...Continue Reading!

Apr
29
2014

SO YOU WANT TO BUY A HOUSE IN CORAL GABLES, FL. !!!!

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If you want to buy a home in Coral Gables be prepared to pay a lot of money. The median price for a single family residence as reported  in our local MLS is $1,425,000 for the 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home located at 1302 Alhambra Circle (see pictures above). The 2.837 sf house built in 1931 has been remodeled and is located not far from the Granada Golf Course in the North Gables. Presently there are 290 homes for sale...Continue Reading!

Nov
05
2013

Weekend Bike Ride In Coral Gables And Coconut Grove

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  One of the great things about living in Miami is the weather which permits us to be outside all year. I thought I would provide some pictures of my bike ride through Coral Gables and Coconut Grove last weekend. After getting on the bike path in South Coral Gables I crossed the new Gables Waterway pedestrian bridge located on the Coco Plum Circle. From there I entered Coconut Grove on Edgewater Drive. I rode past a house we sold a...Continue Reading!

Sep
27
2013

EWM Realty International Continues Its Dominance Of The High End Residential Real Estate Market

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  As the resurgence of South Florida's high-end residential real estate market continues, EWM Realty International continues as Miami's number one brokerage in the sale of million dollar properties for the 12 month period endingAugust 2013, according to data from the Southeast Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Year-on-year numbers, September 2012 through August 2013, show EWM Realty International was number one with a total of 429 transactions in excess of one million dollars, compared to 336 and 283, respectively, for the...Continue Reading!

Jul
01
2013

Great Old Coconut Grove Home Listed Sale For $750,000

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  The other day we previewed a great 1938 house at 3680 N. Bayhomes Drive in the Coconut Grove section of the City of Miami. The "Grove" as it is known always has enjoyed a funky reputation (you can still see the Hare Krishnas chanting in certain areas). This 2,106 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on a 7,875 sf lot needs some work,but it possesses great charm which can translate to a fabulous small home for the right person. For...Continue Reading!