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Jun
17
2014

Coral Gables’ Cocoplum Woman’s Club

Simply Miami Real Estate

February 14, 1912, marks the start of the Cocoplum Woman's Club at 1375 Sunset Drive in Coral Gables adjacent to the City of South Miami. The eight founding members originally met at one of the member's homes in the neighborhood, and planned community projects while sewing and mending. At that time the group aptly called themselves the Cocoplum Thimble club. The following year a 5 acre tract of land was purchased for $100, and an official club house was erected...Continue Reading!

Jun
09
2014

Do You Want To Buy A $1,000,000 Home In Coral Gables, Fl?

Simply Miami Real Estate

Our local MLS reflects 266 homes for sale in  Coral Gables of which 172 have list prices in excess of $1,000,000. The least expensive $1,000,000 home, at 521 Savona Ave., is located in South Coral Gables on a leafy, quiet street not far from the University of Miami main campus and a short drive to Downtown Coral Gables and 2 MetroRail stations. The 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 2,712 sf house on a 10,000 sf lot was built in 1951 and...Continue Reading!

Jun
03
2014

At $5,300,000 70 Cauarina Concourse Is The Most Expensive Home Sold In Coral Gables In May

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Not surprisingly the most expensive residential sale as reported by our local MLS was in Coral Gables' tony Gables Estates Club. The 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 4,666 sf  home on a 31,500 sf lot was built in 1969. It had been listed for sale since Oct. 2011 for 6,500,000 but finally sold for $5,300,000.  Gables Estates is a cluster of expensive waterfront homes in South Coral Gables just off of Old Cutler Road and  close to Downtown South Miami, Matheson...Continue Reading!

May
27
2014

Waterfront Home on Riviera Drive in Coral Gables Listed For Sale For $3,395,000

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Most of the very expensive waterfront homes in Coral Gables are located  south of the Coco Plum Circle and east of Old Cutler Road. However, older Coral Gables waterfront homes are located on canals which were dredged in the 1920s and 1930s. The 5 bedroom, 4 bath, 4,634 sf home at  5618 Riviera Drive, built in 1950, is one of those. Though the house may not be as new as many of those off of Old Cutler Road  5618 Riviera...Continue Reading!

May
16
2014

$200,000 Price Reduction For A Beautiful Pinecrest Home

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The price has dropped to $2,999,999 on the 7,706 sf house located at the end of a cul-de-sac in convenient North Pinecrest at 8995 SW 58 Ave.. The home has been meticulously maintained and features include  formal living and dining rooms, a gourmet kitchen opening to a spacious family room with vaulted ceilings, an office, a playroom, a laundry room, a storage closet, a huge 1st floor master bedroom, 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor, impact glass, and a full...Continue Reading!

May
08
2014

Only 10 Homes Listed For Sale In The High Pines Community

Simply Miami Real Estate

  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
07
2014

FPL=R.I.P. US 1

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For some reason, which I guess must be purely financial, our local power company, FPL, has decided that they need to construct 105 foot high transmissions towers up South Dixie Highway through Pinecrest, South Miami, Coral Gables, and the City of Miami to provide power for other parts of our state... After somehow "hiding" the fact the  final state decision will be made by the Florida Cabinet next Tuesday, May 13th... The construction of these monstrous transmission towers  will destroy...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!

May
02
2014

THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR A HOME LISTED FOR SALE IN SOUTH MIAMI IS $527,500

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South Miami is a city of a little more than 10,000 residents bordering Coral Gables to the south. Homes are generally less expensive than those in Coral Gables with the median price shown in our local MLS as $527,500 (versus the median price in Coral Gables of $1,425,000) for the residence located at 6521 SW 65 St..  There are are presently 34 homes listed for sale in our MLS in South Miami. 6521 SW 65 St. was built in 1956...Continue Reading!

Apr
30
2014

EXPANSIVE DESIGNER ESTATE IN HIGH PINES LISTED FOR SALE $2,295,000

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  This stately two story offering located in the coveted High Pines enclave between downtown South Miami and  Coral Gables  is now on the market for $2,295,000. Located at 7435 SW 54th Ave., this 5 bedroom, 5 and one half-bath estate was designed by Jose L. Sanchez of Praxis Architecture and built by Mauro Nannini. Ideal for grand scale entertaining this house is a sophisticated and desirable residence for a family. A foyer entry opens to spacious living areas accented by...Continue Reading!