About Key Biscayne Real Estate
Tropical Paradise. Prestige. Island life with every convenience. Key Biscayne has it all. It’s easy for daily life to feel like an endless vacation. Key Biscayne real estate offers a tantalizing lifestyle of daily indulgences in beauty as far as the eye can see. Situated just a short drive down the I-95 from Miami Beach, the island may be near South Beach, yet the feeling is complete. While the neighbor to the north might be partying central for those wishing to stay out until 6 am, residents of Key Biscayne homes are much more family oriented. The local establishments are plentiful, and the lifestyle here is geared towards exploring outdoor life to the fullest. Mornings on the island are a thing of beauty. A celebration of life...it's no wonder that it is so popular with cyclists and those wishing to ride along the bridges and streets with the most amazing views of downtown Miami and Brickell. It takes your breath away as it's easy to wonder if what you are seeing is real or is it all a dream. If it were a dream, it couldn't get much better. A home on Key Biscayne is like living in paradise.
The community came to life as its own municipality in the early nineteen nineties. The island is relatively small in size with under 15,000 residents, many of whom are only part time visitors during the perfect winter weather. The low density and low population give the island a village feel, one of pristine tranquility and unimaginable beauty. It is located less than seven miles off of the mainland and is connected by the famous Rickenbacker Causeway. For anyone working in nearby Brickell or downtown Miami, the commute is quite short and the reward is coming home to incredible scenery each and every night. Key Biscayne real estate has steadily grown more and more valuable with each passing year as its unique location and excellent amenities.
The main area of the island covers one and a quarter sq miles and offers a wide array of retail infrastructure to its residents. The Key Biscayne homes for sale are known as being rather pricey, but you get what you pay for. The area has such a small town residential feel that is a perfect way for children to grow up. It has a bit of a throw back feeling to where life traveled a bit more slowly and people weren't glued to their iPhones day and night. It's a place where natural beauty is highly valued and is abundant around every corner. The world famous Miami Open professional tournament is a major draw for the area every March. It is played in the middle of the island and is the second most visited and watched tennis tournament next to the US Open that is played in New York in September. The area benefits greatly from the chic event and the youngsters growing up in the community have a world-class tennis center to enjoy year round instruction from the top tennis instructors in the world.
Another outstanding outdoors area within the community is Bill Brags Cape Florida State Recreation Park. The park is a stunning beach area offering any kind of water sport imaginable including kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming, fishing and boating. The bike trails are a blast for any level of mountain biker. They are some of the most interesting in this part of the notoriously flat Florida. The soft sandy beaches are the perfect place to spend the day soaking up some sun and having fun. And the Cape Florida Lighthouse is a monument that can't be missed. It has great history leading vessels across the ocean and into the friendly confines of Miami's waterways. The Key Biscayne Yacht Club is the perfect spot to park your vessel if you don't have a Key Biscayne house with a dock (many do, capable of berthing mega yachts of up to 200 feet). The nearby school system is elite and exceptional. The famous MAST Academy is quiet popular. This makes Key Biscayne real estate all the more valuable as parents just love this environment for the overall growth and well-being of their families.
Surrounded by water, the environment is ripe for some of the most beautiful mansions in all of America. The estate homes on Key Biscayne as truly a sight to see. They have been home to celebrities as United States presidents alike, with the famous estate of Richard Nixon being one of the most beautiful mansions within the community. Brad Pitt himself has lived on the island as well prior to his marriage with Angelina Jolie. Yes, this community is exclusive and affluent. Home prices begin at two million dollars and have risen up to near fifty million for some of the amazing waterfront estates. The island is a popular spot with boaters cruising the Bay of Biscayne to drop anchor with the Nixon estate in the background. The other mansions create an incredible, surreal backdrop.
Architectural styles of the Key Biscayne homes for sale vary from classic Spanish style to Mediterranean, old world Floria, and of course, modern with massive walls of glass looking out into the piercing aquamarine waters of Biscayne Bay. Anyone looking to rent a home on Key Biscayne may be surprised at some of the values. There are often quite a few options that are quite reasonable considering the actual sky-high value of the houses and land. Recently the new community center and Village Green areas have been created to offer residents fun places to enjoy the athletics and playground activities. Residents have access to a gym, indoor basketball court, and a pool. Find your dream home today! Browse our listings above and when you see something that you like, be sure to contact us. We will arrange an amazing private property tour for you and may even have some options of off-market properties that might not be formally offered for sale, but could be negotiated for you. Step into your own private paradise and take the step forward today.