Coconut Grove Real Estate

Coconut Grove is located in the City of Miami in the zip code 33133. A charming walking village with tree lined streets that lead down to one of the world’s most beautiful sailing bays. Coconut Grove was established in 1825, when the Cape Florida lighthouse went into operation. The first hotel on the South Florida mainland was located in Coconut Grove, called the Bay View Inn and later to be called the Peacock Inn. It was built in 1882, on the site of present-day Peacock Park.

Coconut Grove is world-renowned for its annual art festival, King Mango Strut and Goombay Festival. Open air cafes are quite popular. Some local favorites are Green Street Café, Monty’s Raw Bar, Le Bouchon Du Grove, Peacock Garden Bistro to name a few.

Shopping is also abundant in the Grove, with a large open-air malls, CocoWalk, and many other street shops and boutiques. By night, the Grove becomes a center of nightlife frequented by young professionals and students from the nearby University of Miami and Florida International University.

The charm of Coconut Grove can be accredited to its lush landscaping, tree lined streets, pedestrian friendly walkways, easy-to-access marinas, and laid back vibe. Coconut Grove homes and condos vary from large luxury homes to superior condo units with unobstructed water views.

Coconut Grove residents enjoy prime real estate, centrally located within minutes to Downtown Miami, Coral Gables and Key Biscayne. The Grove offers a variety of attractions such as Dinner Key Marian and Kennedy Park and community amenities unique to this historic neighborhood. Among them: The Barnacle Historic State Park, Dinner Key Marina, Coral Reef Yacht Club, Coconut Grove Sailing Club, Mercy Hospital, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Home, Miami City Hall, and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

Coconut Grove is served by the Miami Metrorail at three stations: Vizcaya Station, Coconut Grove Station, and Douglas Road Station. Vizcaya Station directly serves Mercy Hospital, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, while the Coconut Grove and Douglas Road stations serve the central Grove area along Southwest 27th Avenue and Grand Avenue, respectively.

Coconut Grove has some exclusive gated communities:

  • The Anchorage – is a gated and secure 8 home enclave with Key West and contemporary style homes that are within walking distance to restaurants and entertainment.

  • Abitare – Exclusive custom town villas nested in the woods steps away from Coconut Grove. It is located next to “The Barnicle” elegant 4 levels and 2 story townhomes.

  • Bayshore Villas – Nested behind tree shrouded gated guard entrance is Camp Biscayne, a private community of 11 homes adjacent to Biscayne Bay and walking distance to the rest of Coconut Grove. Homes are built amongst nature hammock and towering oak trees with stunning view of Biscayne Bay.

  • Camp Biscayne – This neighborhood is a waterfront community that has 26 homes within the walls of this community, and it has homes measuring somewhere between 1,500 and 8,000 square feet and properties ranging from 14,000 to 70,000 square foot.
  • Cloisters – is a gated community of 41 Mediterranean Villas on Biscayne Bay, a few steps from the hard of the village of Coconut Grove. Each villa is built on 4 levels, including a garage, wall garden and roof top sun deck. A choice of models offers up to 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and well over 5,000 square feet of luxury space.

  • DeGarmo Estates – is a very private and exclusive community located on the former estate of architect Walter C. DeGarmo. His original home built in 1921 still exists on the site and has become carefully and beautifully restored. In 1993 it was developed into a private gated enclave of 10 Mediterranean style homes. Marble and granite are just a few of these of the architectural details of the 4 and 5 bedrooms homes.

  • Entrada Estate – Various ages and styles of homes ranging from the historical Matheson Estate built in 1926 to Classical Mediterranean Villas in the 1930’s to California contemporary to Key West style homes. There are approximately 39 properties with a community tennis court.

  • Fort Way Lodge – Just two streets off Main Highway. This gated enclave of historic and expensive homes also comes with the rights to boat dock. Originally the Fort Way Lodge Estate built in 1904 for the Matheson’s also included the 1904 guest bungalow. Additional homes were built in the 1950, 1970, 1980, and 1990.

  • Hughes Cove – is a planned development for 25 exclusive single family homes in Coconut Grove. It is situated in a perfect location right up Biscayne Bay and Devon Road off Main Highway. This Mediterranean flavor community offers an enclosed garden entry along with a secure perimeter wall, lush landscaping, dockage, a Bayfront Park for residence only, clay tennis court with pavilion, and more.

  • Poinciana Close – is a private walled and gated enclave of just 5 homes. It has one old Spanish style residence originally built in 1927 with a coral rock fireplace and has since been renovated. The other 4 homes are Mediterranean styles which were built between 1997 and 2001.

  • L’Hermitage – Built on the Bay in Coconut Grove L’Hermitage is a secluded enclave of Mediterranean style villas. The entrance features an arch way of iron. You can hear the sounds of cascading waterfalls as you walk the grounds. Each cluster within the community has its own private cul-de-sac. The marina at the L’Hermitage is a short walk from the village. The marina features electric connections, water and lights in each of the docks. It features 24 hours security guard.

  • The Moorings – A gated cul-de-sac community just south of the center of Coconut Grove off the Main Highway. Distinctive 1926 to 1936 Mediterranean style homes with charm and fine detail that are mostly updated and share the enclave with some newer homes.

  • Treasure Trove – is a private enclave of only 10 homes. The details of these homes includes volume ceilings, crown moldings, fireplaces, granite, marble and staircases to access all three levels, private pool plus two and three garages.

  • Villas de Vizcaya – Two story villas in secluded private wall development near famous Vizcaya. European style with marble floors, fireplaces, exclusive kitchen cabinets and sub-zero refrigerator and top of the line finishes.

If Coconut Grove is where you want to live, then contact Ocean Palm Realty at (305) 456-6630. As long-time residents of South Florida, we are fully knowledgeable of all the ins and outs of the community and can assist you in finding your dream home.

Coconut Grove Public Schools

George Washington Carver Middle School http://carver.dade.k12.fl.us
George Washington Carver Elementary http://littlecarver.dadeschools.net
Frances S. Tucker Elementary http://tucker.dade.k12.fl.us
Silver Bluff Elementary http://silverbluff.dadeschools.net
Coconut Grove Elementary http://cogrove.dadeschools.net
Ponce de Leon Middle http://ponce.dadeschools.net

Coconut Grove Private Schools

Ransom Everglades http://www.RansomEverglades.com
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School http://www.sseds.org
Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart http://www.carrollton.org
St. Hugh Catholic Schoolhttp://www.st-hugh.org
La Salle High School http://www.LaSalleHighSchool.com
Coconut Grove Montessori School http://www.CgroveMontessori.com
Vanguard School http://www.vanguardschool.com

Coconut Grove Links

City of Miami http://www.miamigov.com
Coconut Grove Special Events http://www.ci.miami.fl.us/coconutgrove/index.asp
Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce http://www.coconutgrove.com