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Rarely Available Waterfront Condo Hits The Market

The Pool on the Bay at 1600 South Bayshore Lane Condos

It’s not often that anything is available at my favorite small condo in Coconut Grove. Located right on the bay in north Coconut Grove, 1600 South Bayshore Lane Condos is a boutique building with only 4 apartments per floor on nine floors. It’s not new or loaded with today’s amenities but has the character of the Grove in days gone by.

There’s not a doorman but you must be let through the security gate to have the resident buzz you into the building. There is no valet parking, but there’s enough parking inside the gate for your friends to park in a secure area. No gym either, but there’s a heated bay-side pool, a bike storage shed, and it’s 3 minutes on a dedicated path to the vita course at Kennedy Park.

Marilyn Tatman at Coldwell-Banker has listed unit 5-C for $395,000. This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom updated apartment has a bay view, as does every apartment in the building. Details can be seen here.

There are docks available for rent from the Association at the unbelievable price of $100 per month for residents only. Boats up to 10″ beam, 40 foot length and 6″ depth will fit into the available well-protected spaces. Pets are also allowed, with no restrictions or limitations. Besides that heated pool there is a sauna and a covered barbecue area

If you or someone you know has been yearning for that little place on the bay, this is it! These don’t change owners often and it should sell quickly.

Coconut Grove is a unique village, and you need a hyper-local specialist working for you here. Whether you are selling, buying, renting or investing I can help you make the right decisions.For more information or an appointment to see this apartment call me at 305 794.6570 or leave me a message.

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Grove at Grand Bay Will Set a New Standard For Condo Living

Grove At Grand Bay Rendering

With reservations not surprisingly ahead of schedule, Grove at Grand Bay seems on track to become the new standard of excellence for condo living. The project will sit on the site of the old Grand Bay Hotel on South Bayshore Drive, with only 96 elegant apartments in the two 20-story towers. The first tower is expected to open in 2014.

Apartments will have between 2 and 5 bedrooms depending on the floor plan. Amenities include private elevators, 12 foot ceilings, gas cooking inside and electric cooking on the terrace, 2 car garage spaces, and chef and butler services. Corner and penthouse apartments will have air-conditioned garage space and staff quarters included. The views will be spectacular with the first floor of residences starting 50 feet above the ground.

I was totally impressed with the project during a recent private presentation. The architect is world-renowned Bjarke Ingels Group of Copenhagen, Denmark in conjunction with Terra Group, developer.

If you would like more information, including floor plans and prices call me at 305 794.6570 of drop me a note. If this looks like the next place you want to live I’ll invite you to a private presentation.

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Where Can I Dock My Boat in Coconut Grove?

A Yacht Near The Grovenor House Condo.

In an earlier post I wrote about waterfront homes in Coconut Grove that have their own docks. Now, let’s look at condos and townhouses where you can keep your boat.

At Port Bywater (1700 S. Bayshore Lane) apartment 3B has been reduced to $790,000. This is a rarely available 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom apartment with a dedicated elevator. Port Bywater has two condos per floor, each having both water and street fronts. Next door at Bella Vista there are 3 places for sale, one of which is a short sale. These townhouses are tri-level with two bedrooms, 3 full baths, and half-bath on the living room/kitchen level. The docks are included with the purchase at both of these buildings.

Just to the north is another cul-de-sac where we’ll find Beacon Harbour and Pelican Reef. Beacon Harbour has 10 luxurious condos built in 2004. There are 8 boat slips that accommodate yachts up to 68 feet long and 22′ wide. Six are currently for sale. Next door at Pelican Reef there’s a furnished penthouse with boat slip listed for $745,000. This unit has a fabulous rooftop terrace overlooking the bay.

I can’t say enough good about Grove Isle. Not only is it a private island community, impeccably maintained and superbly secure, but it has its own hotel, restaurant, and private beach. There are currently 6 slips for sale at Grove Isle Marina.

The most affordable condo building with a private marina is at 1600 S. Bayshore Lane. The docks there aren’t deeded to owners, but they can be leased to residents for only $100 a month! There isn’t anything available there now since my listing at apartment 8-D closed last month, but before long another one will come on the market.

If you aren’t in the market for a condo or townhouse in the Grove right now you can check out the availability of slips at Dinner Key Marina. If you are looking for dry storage, check Grove Harbour Marina and Grove Key Marina.

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