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South Gables Category

Oct
23
2013

Fantastic New Lot Listed For Sale On the High Pines – Coral Gables Border

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We just received the listing for the 37,233sf lot at 4940 Sunset Drive located a short ways from Sunset Elementary School and across Sunset Drive from Coral Gables. The existing house is being torn down which will leave a large and beautiful lot ready for the construction of a new home. The property has not been on the market for the last 1/2 century and is conveniently located near Downtown South Miami, Coral Gables, the University of Miami main campus,...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!

Jun
28
2013

Open House Sunday, June 30th 1:00-3:00 at 12314 Rock Garden Lane, Pinecrest, Florida

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Occasionally a special property hits the market and 12314 Rock Garden Lane in Pinecrest is one of those properties. Come see the great looking house this Sunday, June 30th from 1:00 to 3:00. Rock Garden Lane is one of Pinecrest's most desirable streets, and the entrance to this house is accentuated by an impressive coral wall and gated entry.The sleek, contemporary, 5 bedroom, 3 bath, 4,242 sf home is updated in the European style and features large entertaining spaces with...Continue Reading!

Jun
26
2013

Books And Books……My Favorite Hangout In Coral Gables

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I really don't know how to start a blog about Books and Books in Coral Gables at 265 Aragon Ave. because it is such a great place to find books, read, eat, hear authors, or just have a glass of wine... You walk in the store and sort of leave the outside world behind.. Plus my friend, Darby, always recommends good books to read... So if you are in Coral Gables, South Miami, Pinecrest, or Coconut Grove and you like to...Continue Reading!

Jun
24
2013

Great Cuban Food In South Miami

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    Do you have a need for a fix of Cuban food or better yet a desire for a consistently powerful mojito... If so, head for Casa Lario's which is located at 5859 SW 73 Street in Downtown South Miami... I have been going there for years and must admit that there have been days when I have eaten all three meals there (but  I never have  enjoyed a mojito for breakfast, though I bet if you were in desperate need...Continue Reading!

Jun
17
2013

Magnificent Lot Sold In Miami’s Ponce Davis Neighborhood For $1,900,000

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We recently closed our listing at 7830 Erwin Road (SW 47 Ave.) for $1,900,000. The property actually was  sold for land value (the lot was 71,874 sf) though there is a lovely mid 1950's vernacular home on it. We understand the new owners are going to construct a new home on the lot... The lot is close to Downtown  South Miami, Downtown Coral Gables, and the University of Miami main campus...   Continue Reading!

Jun
12
2013

What Type Of Home Can You Get For $1,000,000 in the Village of Pinecrest.Fl.

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Since we work in both Coral Gables. Florida and Pinecrest, Florida, two exceptionally fine communities, I thought I would follow up my last blog comparing the home you could get  for $1,000,000 in Coral Gables with what type of home you could get in Pinecrest for $1,000,000. The 4,364 sf , 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 1952 house with separate in-law quarters  on a 37,853 sf lot at 7825 SW 120 St. in Pinecrest pictured above  is listed for $990,000. So basically...Continue Reading!

Jun
10
2013

What Type Of A House Can You Get For $1,000,000 In The City Of Coral Gables ?

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I checked out the 253 active listings in MLS for the City of Coral Gables to see what you could get for $1,000,000 and found the attractive listing at 6909 Veronese Street ( the actual list price is $999,999). The 2,807 sf, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath house was built on 1949, but obviously has been updated and is very appealing. The location is top drawer only about a block and half from the Coco Plum Circle off of Sunset Drive...Continue Reading!