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Coral Gables:  Past, Present and Future.  If you can imagine, you may already be there.
From the street, there is absolutely no clue whatsoever as to what 920 Sevilla is about to become… and quite frankly, it’s not easy to envision.  For those who can, though… there is a future brewing in the “Biltmore Quarter” of the North Gables that  will tranform the area (neighborhood of million-dollar single-family homes), into something even more.  Coral Gables is renown for elegant living; a zip codes recognized among the wealthiest in the nation.  The Venetian Coral Gables Villas are nestled midway between Anastasia (where The Biltmore Hotel resides) and Coral Way (or “Miracle Mile” as it’s referred to east of Le Jeune Road).  The Village of Merrick Park and the University of Miami Gables Campus lie to the immediate south, with Miracle Mile slightly to the north. The Venetian Coral Gables Villas is tucked in the middle, between three of the Gables most beautiful golf courses:  The Granada Golf Course, The Biltmore Golf Course, and the Riviera Golf Course.  Abutting the sandy beach of the historic Venetian Pool (hence the derivation of the name), within eyesight of the landmark hotel (THE BILTMORE), The Venetian Villas are magnificent.
In keeping with George Merrick’s vision for The City Beautiful, the tree-lined streets, wrought-iron gates, courtyards of the The Venetian Coral Gables Villas … are beautifully reminiscent of  Europe… with fountains, brick and stone pavers, meandering walkways and shaded sitting areas.  Fortunately for Miami, the palm trees and lush tropical foliage belie the true location, adding exponentially to the architectural details and to the setting.  Privacy as a main focus, terraces and views carefully designed to ensure quiet outdoor living and enjoyment.
Enter from the street level,  through wrought-iron gates, to the courtyard.   Or drive directly into the semi-subterranean garage (within your villa itself), step into your private residential elevator, with direct access to each of your four floors.
No two homes are identical. There are in twenty villas in total.  Seven different floorplans.  Each home’s intricate details were carefully thought-out…  maintaining architectural integrity, functionality, and design.  The four homes on Sevilla each overlook the Venetian Pool.  The four on Palermo mirror those on Sevilla.   Corner units have two-car parking garages, and the other (four) street-front homes all house three-car garages.
Eight villas are street-front (with direct curb access). Twelve are interior or laterally positioned, with access through the courtyard’s pedestrian entry gates, or via the individual underground parking garages and courtyard stairwells….   luxuriously European in feel.
The twelve interior courtyard villas all have a fireplace, and each a wine cellar (with the exception of the two in the very center).
Designed by Mia Cucina, Italian Kitchens by Scavolini….
Selection of Natural Stone Counter Tops
Selection of Traditional or Contemporary Custom Cabinetry
SubZero Refrigerator/Freezer
Wolf 36″ Gas Cook Top Stove
Wolf 42″ Chimney Island Hood
Wolf Microwave
Wolf 30″ Convection Oven
Miele Dishwasher
SubZero Wine Storage
Wolf 36″ SubZero Ice Maker
Luxurious Italian design provided by Mia Cucina in Miami…
Selection of Traditional or Contemporary Custom Cabinetry
Selection of Natural Stone Vanity Tops
Whirlpool Baths
Two-Person Shower
European Fixtures
Selection of Natural Stone Flooring
Private Elevator (within each Individual Residence)
Secure Monitored Entry System
Semi-Subterranean Private Garage (two-car)
Private Residential Elevators
High Ceilings (10 foot)
Private Rooftop Terraces with Summer Kitchens
Natural Stone Flooring (throughout)
Impact Hurricane Resistant Windows and Doors
Natural Gas Fueled Emergency Generator Hookup Ready
Pre-wiring for Fiber Optics, Cable, Intercom and Security Systems
Sound Attenuated Walls Between Units
Decorator Assistance Available
Jacuzzis are Available as an Option
Private Landscape Areas
Brick and Stone Pavers
Water Features and Fountains
Lush Professional Landscaping
Each four-story VILLA has a story.  Slip the key in and open the door. The lower level consists of your private garage, indoor laundry, full bath, and what’s known  (for now) as a “flex-room”… and which can be designed around your needs:  Office, Fitness Center, Wine Cellar (if you’re opting for a steet-front unit without one already)… or as additional cellar space/tasting room, or an extra room. Elevator access and open/floating stairwell go to each floor.
The second level (starting five feet above street level) is your main living area: comprised of kichen, living/ dining, and family room… with terraces, balconies, and private courtyard.
Third floor holds the bedrooms (three minimum, per villa). Walk-in closets, balconies, and… in the master suite, a two person shower.
The fourth floor is entirely for fun.  Outdoor covered summer-kitchen, loggia (fancy European vernacular for ‘terrace’ –  either open-air or lattice-covered), bar-b-que grill, optional Jacuzzi,  irrigation system in place for your rooftop garden (herbs, trees, plants and such).  Spacious indoor entertainment/game room. Another full bath.
Architects Bellin and Pratt (Marshall Bellin and Glenn Pratt)  were nominated for Coral Gable’s City Beautiful Architectural Award.
These four-story homes offer a well-deserved respite from maintaining a larger, older property and surrounding grounds. Indulge yourself, enjoy life, relax and travel.   Private elevator.  Natural Gas  Generator-ready.  GREEN CERTIFIED and ENERGY STAR RATED.  To reserve: 10% deposit (interest-bearing). 10% at groundbreaking.  Balance at closing (… projected completion 2011)
Reserving pre-construction summons vision, requiring the ability to imagine.  Envisioning what the finished product will actually feel like, can be hard. Technology offers a glimpse, _click here_.  If you can put yourself there, perhaps you can discern whether this is a fit…  a comfortable  option and lifestyle choice for you.  Buying pre-construction offers you choices and options, selection of finishes, allowing your hand in the process.  Buying pre-construction enables you to ride up the market,  listing and selling your current home once the real estate market improves (and the prospect of selling at a potentially higher profit).  Preconstruction from $1,675,000 to $1,975,000.    If you can envision, you are in a better position than most.  If you can imagine, you may already be there…