Coral Gables Gated Communities Category
If you read my recent post about home values in Cocoplum, you know that they have been on the rise since 2010. Last week the home at 146 Isla Dorada Boulevard closed for $4,216,590 or $515.00 per square foot. This is the highest sale price we have seen all year in Cocoplum and is also higher than the average "sale price per square foot". As you can see this Italian style home was truly special with a stunning terrace and meticulous attention to...Continue Reading!
Take a look at the chart I created above which shows the average "sale price/square foot" of homes sold in Cocoplum for the past 5 years. You will see that figures were at their lowest in 2010 and they have been steadily on the rise since. The number of sales are strong this year with 12 closed sales since January 1st however it doesn't appear that we will exceed the number of sales in 2011. Click here to scroll through homes for sale in...Continue Reading!
Snapper Creek Lakes is an exclusive gated community located just off of Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables. It is known for having large homes situated on large, lushly landscaped lots. The most recent activity in Snapper Creek Lakes occured at 5200 Snapper Creek Road. This home closed for a sales price of $2,000,000 and offered 4 bedrooms, 3 baths with 5,591 square feet of living space on a 49,658 square foot lot. The home was listed by Audrey Ross. This transaction makes...Continue Reading!
Reports came out this week that Miami Heat player Juwan Howard sold his Gables Estates home for well over $10,000,000. As of today, the sale has not been recorded on the tax records or MLS, so the exact price is unknown. Howard purchased the home in 2005 for $11,775,000 and it had been on the market for nearly 6 years. The home was located at 8525 Old Cutler Road and 7,077 square feet of living space on a 152,932 square foot...Continue Reading!
Modern homes are hot on buyer's wish lists these days and unfortunately there are just a few on the market in Coral Gables right now. The above home is located in the gated community of Cocoplum and offers all of the classic features of a contemporary including walls of glass, high ceilings, open spaces and clean lines. Details include 4,411 square feet of living space on a 15,530 square foot lot with 5 bedrooms, 5 baths. Listing agent is Consuelo Stewart of...Continue Reading!
In honor of Miami Heat's big win last night I thought I would post some luxury Coral Gables homes that would be suitable for these NBA National Champions. Some of the items likely on their wish list? Waterfront, gated community, high ceilings, spacious rooms, multi-car garages, great entertaining areas and plenty of land for privacy. Here are my top choices.... 33 Arvida Parkway in Gables Estates is listed for $13,900,000 and has a more contemporary feeling than some of the other multi-million dollar...Continue Reading!
It appears that ultra-luxury buyers are here to stay! Another $10,000,000+ home just closed in Gables Estates last week bringing the grand total sales in this prestigious gated community to $90,345,000. 650 Casuarina Concourse closed for $10,500,000, the home offered 2 lagoon front acres, 8 bedrooms, 6 baths with 13,853 square feet of living space. 650 Casuarina was listed by Helen Nicastri of Coldwell Banker. Coral Gables currently has a total sales volume of $325,556,772 in 2012. Therefore, Gables Estates comprises 27% of the total volume. That is...Continue Reading!
I report the real estate news as it happens and over the past few months many of my posts have centered around the real estate market in Gables Estates. This week, the home at 485 Leucadendra Drive in Gables Estates closed for a sales price of $11,000,000 (I wrote about this home when it hit the market late last year). The home was listed by Toni Shrager of Avatar. This makes the 8th sale in the prestigious gated community so far...Continue Reading!
More news from Gables Estates this morning.....a new listing came on the market priced at $14,995,000. The home which is located at 150 Arvida Parkway offers open bay views with a private beach on a 62,000 square foot lot with an additional 200 feet on the canal for boat dockage. It is a prime location and one that is rarely available in Coral Gables. Remodel or build your dream home on this one of a kind property. The home is listed by One...Continue Reading!
The house of UM President Donna Shalala in prestigious Gables Estates has been sold for $9,000,000. The home was located on 4.6 acres with no bridges to the Bay. The home offered 9,176 square feet of living space with 8 bedrooms and 7 baths. Audrey Ross and Judy Zeder of EWM were the listing agents on the property. UM is building a new home for its current and future Presidents at the Smathers Four Fillies farm in Pinecrest. View all homes for sale in...Continue Reading!