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Allure of the MIAMI townhouse!

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For a variety of reasons, villas and townhouses are a plausible answer to ‘what’s next?’ Whether you want to lock-up and take-off for a well-deserved romp around the globe… or  eliminate  entirely the hassle of maintaining a large home ( and grounds!)…  a townhouse can offer  freedom, without catapulting you into  quarters of claustrophobically minimal dimensions.  If you want  independence and elbow room …  and a condo is just too confining…the answer COULD BE  a townhouse.   

In both Coral Gables & South Miami there are several in the works – some in the development stages (having already broken ground, or about to)…   others ready for occupancy.  They run the whole gamut, with some available for under $500,000.  

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8261 SW 162 Street in Palmetto Bay Priced To Sell $525,000

We blog about Miami Homes For Sale that have magnetic or intrinsically intriguing qualities… They could be different, funky, fun, historic, gated, waterfront… offering a unique lifestyles … or really well priced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gables by the Sea Home For Sale!

Immaculate contemporary home in the gated community of Gables by the Sea. 24 hour guard and Pinecrest schools. This 5490 sq ft, 5 bedroom, 4 bath home features oak hardwood and marble floors with cathedral ceilings. Great room is about 900 sq ft with a wet bar and wood beam ceilings. Pool with covered coral stone patio. French doors  and outdoor terraces throughout . Wood burning fireplace in living room. Master suite is huge with sitting area and fireplace.  Accordian shutters and porte-cochere. Call for your private tour.

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Offered at $1,599,000.00

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Open Sunday 3-5 PM…Gables by the Sea

Exquisite 2-story, 5 bedroom 4 bath contemporary home nestled in Gables by the Sea, this Pinecrest home welcomes you with Cathedral ceilings and balconies throughout.  It features an oversized master suite with his and hers baths and closets. Unwind in your 900 sq ft great room or relax on the coral stone, covered patio while enjoying the pool and wet bar. Your elegant home is in Gables by the Sea, with 24 hour guard gate, near Gulliver schools and within the Pinecrest School District. Move in ready and immaculate.

5874 SW 131 Terrace, Pinecrest 33156

$1,599,000

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Gated Community – Gables by the Sea – Five Bedroom Contemporary Home Just Listed for $1,599,000

Gables By the Sea a gated-community.  Pinecrest address (Pinecrest school district: Pinecrest Elementary, Palmetto Middle, and Palmetto Senior High)Just listed by Pam Mayers, and  Vicki and Alexandra Restivo of EWM Realtors, Inc (Berkshire Hathaway affiliate – a Warren Buffet Company):

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Two-story 5 bedroom contemporary pool home  at 5874 SW 131 Terrace in Gables by the Sea:  Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac, this 4822 square foot home has soaring-high wood-beamed  Cathedral ceilings.  Marble and wood floors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Canal-front Near University of Miami: 5240 SW 64 Avenue, Miami – $757,000

 

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Canal-front property, literally just minutes from the Univerisity of Miami and Coral Gables: 5240 SW 64 Avenue. This 4 bedroom/ 4 bath home has carport parking for 10 cars Read the rest of this entry »

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5305 SW 64 Avenue (Canal-front near U.M.!)… REDUCED BY $150,000 ($659,000)

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Nicely rennovated kitchen … one of the highlights of this four-bedroom canal-front home … with Viking and SubZero appliances!   Another plus is the property location and canal frontage …   Boat dock… jetski… kayak. ..  Easy access to Coral Gables, shopping, dining, major transportation.  

5305 SW 64th Avneue  (near Miller and Ludlam … and the University of Miami): READY FOR BUYER!  

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Sellers are relocating. 

The property, listed through Isac Keboudi of EWM Realtors, was just reduced by almost $150,000 on October 21st. 

Newly priced at $659,000 it’s a 4 bedroom /3 bath home … 2 Car Garage …  with Impact Glass:   5305 SW 64 Avenue, Miami,  Florida.

Pool area is set-up with  a nice bar and entertainment area, and the backyard looks out over  the canal. 

Please call Vicki Restivo  at 305 793-1365  or Isac  Keboudi at  305 329-4935  to see it… or drop us a note here.For Sale 5305 SW 64 Ave Miami           

 Two year NEW airconditioning.

New washer/dryer…

Comfortable Living Room and Dining Room. 

Pool Patio…. and Canal front with boat dock.

Deep, rich color palette.  

 3623 square feet of living space.

Tile roof.

Full 2 car garage.

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Magnificent 2 Story in Coral Gables available on Majorca! Looking for ‘a find’ for under $300,000? Look no further!

 

Every once in awhile there’s a great find, worth mentioning.   It has been a while since I’ve come across something this exquisite and this well-priced in the Gables!   TWO STORYPRICED TO FLY…  elegant and completely renovated … $299,000!  It’s a European-style  2 bedroom 2.5 bath  TWO STORY corner townhouse in the heart of Coral Gables…  at 260 Majorca Avenue in Coral Gables… near the city’s pedestrian hub.  Updated from top to bottom, this property has  two  balconies with wrought iron rails  that overlook the private downstairs garden … (surprisingly private and beautifully landscaped).  This is an immaculate, turn key property…  To say that it is exquisite is an understatement! Living spaces flow.CIMG1334.. with a well-designed… open floor plan. It is “comfortably elegant  and welcoming”… a great starter home or pied-a-terre right  smack in the center of the Gables. 

Every corner, nook and cranny was designed to be ulitilized and enjoyed.  Bedrooms are both upstairs… each with their own bath.  There’s an additional guest bath downstairs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Coconut Grove Cottage Featured in Redbook: For Sale $295,000 “Hummingbird Cottage” on 3674 Loquat Ave

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3674 LOQUAT AVENUE …  “Hummingbird Cottage” in COCONUT GROVE, FLORIDA  …   FOR SALE $295,000 

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ORIGINAL GROVE “HUMMINGBIRD COTTAGE”:  ONE OF SEVEN COTTAGES OFF  of the MAIN HOUSE (the door of which is FEATURED BELOW). ARTSY VIBE WITH GROVE FEEL & CHARM. COLORFUL OUTDOOR BAR IN THE BACK, TILED PATIO  DECK, & OUTDOOR WALL MURAL.  CHARMING FRONT PORCH. COTTAGE CONSISTS OF ONE GREAT ROOM WITH VAULTED CEILINGS & SKYLIGHT. TWO BEDROOMS. TWO BATHS. EXTENSIVE SHARED OUTDOOR SPACE.

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COTTAGE RESIDENTS SHARE  GARDENS,  GROUNDS  &  BAR … AT THEIR LEISURE. COTTAGES AND GROUNDS FEATURED IN PHOTO SHOOTS, TV & MOVIES.  “BURN NOTICE” ACTRESS , GABRIELLE ANWAR, IS SHOWN ABOVE:  JULY 2009 “REDBOOK”  PHOTO SHOOT …  PHOTOGRAPHED ON THE PREMISES  & GROUNDS OF LOQUAT COTTAGES …    & COCONUT GROVE.

 

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MAIN HOUSE (NEXT DOOR): SHOWN TO THE LEFT (above)    …   COTTAGE FOR SALE,  SHOWN TO THE RIGHT (above).

 ***PROPERTY IS A SHORT SALE. CONTRACTS ARE CONTINGENT UPON SELLER’S LENDER’S APPROVAL

Miami model, Gabrielle  Anwar, was photographed above, for the  July  2009 Issue of Redbook … on the grounds of the Loquat Cottages … and at the Main House…. in Coconut Grove, Florida.

CALL TO PREVIEW OR PURCHASE 305 793-1365  /  305 632-0164 …  or drop me a note here.

 

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E LAKE COMMUNITY: Lakefront in Miami! OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY September 13 (2-6pm)

Come for a glass of wine and preview  breathtaking waterfront  9200 SW 140 Street on E Lake:  OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY 2pm-6pm September 13th.  CIMG1418Enjoy an afternoon on E Lake.  Outdoor lifestyle worth exploring … E Lake… in the Falls area of Miami: 4 bedroom beautifully updated home.  E-Lake for sale!  $1,195,000.00.CIMG1394

Wave runners, sailboats, ski boats, rafts, wake boarders… private sandy beaches… and a water  quality (which is tested monthly) that has been (for over 30 years  now) exceptional!  From your dock you can see fish. From your beach front chickee hut you’ll enjoy breathtaking sunsets.  E-Lake affords  an active-lifestyle for the sports-oriented.  It also offers laid-back peace and quiet for those wanting resort-style tranquility in the privacy of their own backyard.  Curl up in a hammock with your favorite book.  Enjoy a leisurely bar-b-que down by the waterfront.  Take a boat ride at sunset over to visit with friends.  Enjoy  the privacy … or the sense of community.  At E Lake you can certainly have both.  Living on the lake affords an outdoor, active lifestyle unique to this particular area of Miami… and it offers a retreat where you can savor every minute of your spare time. CIMG1343

E-Lake Community extends between SW 136th Street  and SW 144th Street (on the north and south), and from SW 92 Avenue over to SW 97 Avenue (on the east and west).CIMG1404

Property is rarely available on E-Lake.  Many of the original Jennings homes (which sold for $15,000 – $20,000) still stand, the lots  they sit on, themselves,  selling for over a million.  

 For more information on E-Lake, contact the Restivo Team at EWM Realtors  (305) 793-1365.  Hope to see you at 9200 SW 140 Street… an original Jennings built home, updated and beautiful… with a backyard that will take your breath away! Come see for yourself on Sunday, September 13th!

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