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Ponce Davis Category

Jan
31
2014

Super House-Super Open House-On Super Sunday -8421 SW Ponce de Leon Road, Miami, Fl 33143

Simply Miami Real Estate

  Start Super Sunday off the right way by visiting 8421 Ponce de Leon Road this Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00. This incredible  home is listed at $3,600,000 and is offered for sale for the first time since it was constructed in 1987. This signature vernacular residence recalls the architecture of the traditional "cracker" structures of old Florida. The 6,241 sf house is designed with one and two story pods and 3 cupolas on a 71,874 sf lot. The house is...Continue Reading!

Jan
27
2014

Another Beautiful Day In Coral Gables/South Miami

Simply Miami Real Estate

Undoubtedly we have great, perhaps even spectacular, homes in the South Coral Gables, Ponce Davis, High Pines, South Miami communities... But, we also are lucky to live next to beautiful Biscayne Bay which must be one of the most attractive boating and fishing areas in our nation. One of our access points is Matheson Hammock, a county park located off Old Cutler Road in South Coral Gables. We are enjoying shorts and short sleeve weather in late January. I often...Continue Reading!

Jan
25
2014

Not Your Usual Miami Style Home For Sale In Ponce Davis Estate Community for $1,949,000

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Drive into 8780 Ponce de Leon Road in Miami's popular and pricey Ponce Davis Estates area, and you are immediately greeted not with a Key West style home, but rather with what is called a Fiji-Mountain style retreat. Originally designed by renowned Miami architect Charles Harrison Pawley and constructed in 1985 the 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home on a 28,750 sf lot is located in  one of Miami's most prestigious neighborhoods. The house was last purchased July 25, 2013 for...Continue Reading!

Jan
23
2014

New Home Located in High Pines Neighborhood Of Miami Listed For Sale For $2,090,000

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  High Pines is a popular neighborhood in Miami bordering both the City of Coral Gables and the City of South Miami. Before the recession builders were tearing down the older homes and replacing them with attractive new homes. This has started again as evidenced by the handsome house  under construction at 7261 SW 52 Court. When completed the home will contain 5,630 sf with 6 bedrooms, 5,5 bathrooms on a 9,375 sf lot. It is listed for sale for $2,090,000. High...Continue Reading!

Jan
20
2014

A Great Way To Start The Morning In South Miami

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With the weather so fabulous every morning now is the time to stop at Le Royal french bakery for a croissant  and cafe au lait. Le Royal is located in downtown South Miami in the "Blue Mall" at the intersection of SW 74 Street and Red Road (SW 57 Ave.). I walk down there almost every day with my dogs not only to enjoy the food but also the "Cheers" atmosphere where everyone knows your name. And, if you are...Continue Reading!

Jan
09
2014

Incredible Vernacular Home Listed For Sale In Miami’s Ponce Davis Neighborhood For $3,600,000

Simply Miami Real Estate

  8421 Ponce de Leon Road is offered for sale for the first time since it was constructed in 1987. This signature vernacular residence recalls the architecture of the traditional "cracker" structures of old Florida. The 6,241 sf house is designed with one and two story pods and 3 cupolas on a 71,874 sf lot. This house is listed at $3,600,000 and is conveniently located in the prestigious Ponce Davis community which is close to Coral Gables, South Miami, the University...Continue Reading!

Nov
04
2013

Spectacular Stonegate Estate Purchased In Miami

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One of our customers recently purchased for $3,200,000 the Gould Estate located at 4930 SW 75 Lane in the gated community of Stonegate. The 7,883 sf home was built in 1951 and is in need of substantial repairs which will be done by the new owner. Stonegate is located next to South Coral Gables and within walking distance of  Downtown South Miami. The property evokes the southern gothic charm of Charleston or Savannah. The coolest part is the formal garden...Continue Reading!

Oct
08
2013

The Cemetery In The Hood Is Coming Alive

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  The Southern Spirit Guide writes that they have received reports of spooky goings on in the Pinewood Cemetery(Miami's oldest cemetery south of the Miami River) on Erwin Road close to South Coral Gables and South Miami. From midnight burials to eerie "shadow people" the quiet burial grounds might be coming to life when things are quiet and dark in the neighborhood. So beware... Halloween is just around the corner and so is the Pinewood Cemetery. First known as Cocoplum Cemetery...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
08
2013

FPL’s New Transmission Lines

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Last week we attended a meeting at the Tropical Audubon Society headquarters which is an old Florida oasis next to Downtown South Miami across Sunset Drive from Coral Gables (specifically 5530 Sunset Drive). The topic of the well attended meeting was the upcoming public hearing regarding the transmission lines FPL wishes to build up South Dixie Highway(and elsewhere)... Or as the Tropical Audubon says "Tell FPL NO to building transmission lines in the Everglades Park, NO to profiting from our fresh water supply, and NO to...Continue Reading!