The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Coconut Grove
Nov 04, 2019 November 04, 2019
Coconut Grove is not just about rich foliage, but is also home to quite a few luxury condo residences. To get a taste of this historic neighborhood plus its plush properties, we’ve enlisted the 5 Most Expensive Condo Buildings in Coconut Grove and bonus pre-constructions that set the bar high for phenomenal living in the city.
Why Choose Coconut Grove?
Coconut Grove Main Highway. Photo courtesy of MiamiAndBeaches.com
The partly coastal neighborhood of Coconut Grove is characterized by lush, tropical foliage and a relaxed Bohemian vibe. Its bouquet of rare boutiques, unique shops, colorful cafés, diverse restaurants, historical venues, lush parks, and easy access to water sports plus a nautical lifestyle make it a breezy neighborhood to live in.
The Best of the Best Condos in Coconut Grove
Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove – 3300, 3340, 3350 and 3400 SW 27th Avenue, Coconut GroveAverage List Price: $624 per sq ft
Backed by the world-famous hospitality brand, this waterfront complex sits steps from the Dinner Key Marina. It features two towers that rise 22 stories each and house 215 residences between them. Amenities at this luxury address include two pools, a spa, sauna, massage areas, beauty salon and access to the hotel’s facilities.
Grovenor House – 2627 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut GroveAverage List Price: $1,047 per sq ft
Capturing sweeping views of the bay and marina, this luxury tower rises 32 stories. Developed by Miami’s esteemed developer Ugo Colombo, this 166-unit condo building features designs by the world-famous Revuelta Vega Leon Architects. Its list of luxe amenities includes an infinity-edge pool with cabanas and wet bar, club room with full-service kitchen, recreation lounge, tennis court, kids’ outdoor playground, dog park, meditation garden and the exclusive touchpad concierge called "Grovenor Link".
Park Grove Club Residences – 2831 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut GroveAverage List Price: $1,053 per sq ft
Sitting amidst 5-acres of Enzo Enea landscaped grounds, this waterfront LEED-certified building rises 23 stories with 130 luxury condos inside. Developed by industry stalwarts The Related and Terra Group, architecture firms OMA and Arquitectonica took over design duties. While its interior common spaces come designed by Meyer Davis Studio, the kitchens and baths are styled by William Sofield. One of a three-tower complex called Park Grove, this ultra-luxury address comes with a rooftop pool and deck featuring sweeping bay views and cabanas, wine tasting room and cellar, Bayview dining room for private events, signature spa with aromatherapy saunas, indoor-outdoor kids’ play area, adults’ game room, private media/screening room, business center, library, sculpture garden, on-site restaurant and much more.
Two Park Grove – 2821 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut GroveAverage List Price: $1,234 per sq ft
With only four residences per floor, this ultra-luxury building features 20 stories and 90 condos. Developed by Miami’s celebrated Related Group in collaboration with Terra Group, this outstanding structure features architecture by the highly acclaimed design firms of OMA and Arquitectonica. Amenities include 500 feet of Bayfront pool deck with cabanas and towel service, outdoor bar, 5-acres of private gardens, sculpture garden, wine tasting room with private wine lockers, signature spa with treatment rooms, indoor-outdoor yoga areas, 28-seat screening room, private dining and event space, lounge and bistro, indoor-outdoor children’s play area, nautical concierge and more.
And the Winner of the Best Condo in Coconut Grove in Terms of Luxury Goes To…
Grove at Grand Bay – 2669 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut GroveAverage List Price: $1,446 per sq ft
Grandeur takes a whole different meaning with 12-foot high ceilings, leading up to 12-foot high floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to 12-foot deep terraces at these luxury residences. Developed by the Terra Group, the Grove at Grand Bay features architecture by Nichols, Brosch, Wrust, Wolfe + Associates and designs by the award-winning Bjarke Ingels Group. The dancing twin towers of this condo complex rise 20 stories each. Residents of this waterfront enclave get access to rooftop pools, a children’s playground, pet spa, butler services, and two-car garages.
Premium Pre-Constructions to Watch Out for in Coconut Grove
One Park Grove – 1 Park Grove Lane
Ensuring utmost serenity with only three residences per floor, this LEED-certified tower features 54 units spread across 20 stories. Developed by Miami’s veteran Related Group in collaboration with Terra Group, its stellar architecture comes from the world-celebrated architects at OMA·Rem Koolhaas and Arquitectonica. Amenities include lobbies designed by William Sofield, common spaces by Meyer Davis Studio Inc., pool with cabanas, rooftop pool, Bayview dining room, mind-body wellness lounge, 28-seat private screening room, signature restaurant and bar by Chef Michael Schwartz, outdoor bar, business center, indoor-outdoor yoga area, world-class art collection, sculpture garden, resident concierge app and much more.
The Fairchild – 381 East Glencoe Street
The only waterfront luxury development coming up in Coconut Grove, this glasshouse rises five stories high to house 26 units. Envisioned by Max Strang Architects with interiors by SoHo-based Rafael de Cárdenas / Architecture at Large, this idyllic glass structure is developed by Miami’s own ROVR Development. Inspired by the Fairchild gardens, the boutique building comes surrounded by lush gardens and a rainforest. Amenities include an outdoor cinema, lounge, wellness spa with Hammam, pool with cabanas, floating dock with paddleboards and private marina.
How Safe is Coconut Grove?
Coconut Grove is considered one of the top safe neighborhoods of Miami, and not without reason. This lush tropical district not only ranks second on the "Best Neighborhoods to Live in Miami 2019", but also ranks no. 2 on the "Best Places to Raise a Family in Miami-Dade", according to niche.com. It further gets a "B" grade in terms of safety on areavibes.com. This is what makes this family-friendly village one of the most preferred residential areas of Miami.
Best Restaurants in Coconut Grove
The Spillover - Coconut Grove
Coconut Grove not only houses some of Miami’s top restaurants, but also some of South Florida’s finest eateries. The top places to eat in this vibrant neighborhood include:
- Ariete’s farmhouse-style setting plus experiments with American fare, weekend brunches, and happy hours make it a local favorite
- GreenStreet Café is the neighborhood go-to for a proper brunch soiree with outdoor and lounge-style seating
- Bombay Darbar is the best place for first-timers trying Indian cuisine
- Lulu in the Grove is a funky neighborhood joint famous for its tapas-style dishes, cocktails and sophisticated vibe
- Jaguar Latin American Kitchen is a hotspot for a wide variety of seafood, Latin and Peruvian eats
- Glass and Vine is set within the lush Peacock Park and boasts of contemporary American fare
- Lokal is wildly popular among college kids for its hearty burger and beer menu
- Sapore Di Mare is best known for its Italian-style seafood
- The Spillover does seafood right, along with craft beer, meads, cocktails and other spirits
- Atchana’s Homegrown Thai delivers the best traditional Thai noodles and other such delicacies, also voted the “Best Thai Restaurant in Miami” by the Miami New Times
Shopping in Coconut Grove
Cocowalk Shopping Center. Photo courtesy of MiamiAndBeaches.com
CocoWalk - under renovation as of this blog post - anchors the main shopping and entertainment scene in Coconut Grove. Post its revival, it should feature an open-air plaza with café seating, mini-waterfall, movie theater, health club trendy restaurants and 150,000 sq. ft. of retail space. Besides this iconic mall, Coconut Grove is also home to a unique mix of boutiques, jewelry stores, antique stores, swimwear shops, avant-garde fashion stores, and much more. Residents will find a Walgreens on Bird Avenue, Milam’s Market for farm-fresh produce on SW 32nd Avenue, The Fresh Market and a Starbucks along S. Bayshore Drive, and another Starbucks on Grand Avenue.
The Best Located Condo in Coconut Grove
Two Park Grove takes the crown for the best-located condo in Coconut Grove for a couple of reasons. For one, it is Bayfront - the closest to the water, Regatta Park, Grove Key Marina, and Coconut Grove Sailing Club (essentially facing the hub of all sailing action and activities in the neighborhood). Second, it features some great parks in the vicinity, including Peacock Park and The Barnacle Historic State Park. Third, it is a short walk from Fresh Market. And last, but not least, it lies in close proximity to seven private schools, which is a rarity for a lot of waterfront condo residences.
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