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South Miami “The City of Pleasant Living”

09/25/2014
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This week’s spotlight focuses on properties that are within a short walking distance to downtown South Miami. More and more people are gravitating to neighborhoods where they can walk to amenities such as shops, restaurants and offices. South Miami offers all three and also has convenient access to the Metro Rail System which runs to the Miami International Airport, the Miami central business district and hospitals. I want to give a snapshot as to current listings that meet different lifestyles, but all around the common theme of having very high walk-scores, and where you really don’t need a car to get around.  Proximity to amenities described herein is a major reason that South Miami property values are seeing a large increase. A sampling across different price points and property types follows:

7641 SW 59th Court

A perfect family residence located within easy walking distance to downtown South Miami including popular spots like Whole Foods, Whisk, and the Shops at Sunset Place. Built in 2010 and designed by renowned local architect, Giorgio Balli, the property’s main attraction is the large kitchen and family room, which are all one big space opening naturally to a large covered terrace overlooking the pool. The 6 bedroom, 7 bathroom residence consisting of 5,897-square foot living space, greets you with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the beautifully landscaped backyard. Offered at $2,500,000, this elegant house sitting on ½ an acre, features three bedrooms upstairs, one of which is the deluxe master suite including large dual closets and a private terrace overlooking the entire backyard. 

Courtesy Listing: ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

7430 SW 63 Court

This lovely home on 10,000 sq. ft. lot is newly renovated with hardwood floors, a Chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, which shares an open and bright living room.  Charming house features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, one car garage, and a beautiful large backyard with ample space for a pool. The property is offered for $720,000.

Courtesy Listing: Riley Smith

5801 SW 74 Terrace Unit 5

This turnkey townhome is tucked away on a quiet street and it has 2 bedrooms, 2 and 1/2 half bathrooms consisting of over 1,500 sq. ft. The property has a big master suite with seating area, one-car garage with additional assigned parking space, impact windows, and California shutters. The asking price for this townhome unit is $459,900. 

Courtesy listing: Evelyn Gallego

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By: Ben Moss

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