The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in South of Fifth
Jun 05, 2019 June 05, 2019
The neighborhood South of Fifth street is home to the most sought after, exclusive properties in South Beach. Below is a list of the top 5 condo buildings that rank as the most expensive in the neighborhood, also setting the bar high for luxury in the area.
Why Choose South of Fifth?
Access to the white sand beaches of South Pointe, exclusive water views of Government Cut, multiple restaurants within walking distance and a general resident-friendly vibe make the South of Fifth one of the most prestigious Miami Beach neighborhoods to live in. Read on to see the kind of amenities ultra-luxury condos here offer that make them fetch top-dollar:
The Best of the Best Condos in South of Fifth
5. Continuum II North – 50 S Point Dr, South Beach
$1,657 avg sale price per sq ft
This is the second tower on the gated, 12-acre, oceanfront Continuum property. The 36-story waterfront tower features 211 condos with direct beach access. Shared amenities include a full-service beach club with cabanas, three clay tennis courts, a lavishly landscaped lagoon pool, rooftop infinity pool, rooftop smoothie bar, multiple meeting rooms and more.
4. Marea – 801 South Pointe Dr, South Beach
$1,665 avg list price per sq ft
28 luxurious residences come strewn across 7 floors of the two towers at this urban oasis. Residents are offered unique amenities such as a curated art collection, lobby and atrium installations by Riccardo de Marchi and Markus Linnenbrink, rooftop pool terrace with lounge seating, fireplace and private massage pergolas, along with VIP access to a nearby beach club with cabanas, lounges, towel and butler service.
3. One Ocean – 1 Ocean Drive, South Beach
$1829 avg list price per sq ft
This mixed-use condo complex features 46 luxury units and 4 ocean villas spread across two towers. The ground floor comes dedicated to retail and restaurant space. High-end amenities offered to residents here include a curated art collection throughout the common areas, Zen park and outdoor areas sprinkled with artworks by Cuban-born José Bedia, infinity edge pool and deck, outdoor clubhouse and an exclusive membership to a private beach club.
2. Continuum I South – 100 S Pointe Dr, South Beach
$2,148 avg sales price per sq ft
Just steps from South Pointe Beach, this is the south tower on a 12-acre oceanfront property. With direct access to white sand beaches, this is a gated community offering a resort-style lifestyle. Amenities at this 40-story, 300-unit tower overlooking Government Cut include a lagoon pool, sporting club, full-service beach club with cabanas, three clay tennis courts, heated whirlpool and cold plunge pools, outdoor restaurant, multiple meeting rooms, spa services and fitness center.
And the Winner of the Best Condo in South of Fifth in Terms of Luxury Goes To . . .
1. Apogee – 800 S. Pointe Drive, South Beach
$2,720 avg sales price per sq ft
This luxurious, 22-story building sits by the lush South Pointe Park, overlooking the pristine waterfront of Government Cut. Each of the 67 residences are built to capture water and city views, with only four condos per floor. Amenities include artwork by Miami-based artist José Bedia, lobbies and common areas designed by Yabu Pushelberg, private elevator access to each residence, an infinity edge lap pool in garden setting plus two other rooftop pools, open-air party pavilion, spa and fitness center along with a private two-car garage per condo.
How Safe is South of Fifth?
Safety is usually not a major concern for people living South of Fifth. It is typically considered to be one of the safest sections of South Beach, since it is not as touristy and is more resident-oriented. That said, this is a beach city, and crazy things do happen! :)
Best Restaurants in South of Fifth
South of Fifth is a great place to be for foodies. One simply can’t go wrong with fresh seafood at Joe’s Stone Crab or Smith & Wollensky, Italian at Upland, pizza at Planta, Greek food at Estiatorio Milos, steaks at Prime 112, Fogo de Chao or RED the Steakhouse, and brunches at Nikki Beach or Stubborn Seed.
Shopping in South of Fifth
If shopping is on your mind, then it is highly recommended to head out of South of Fifth. Residents have much better options up north, including shopping on Collins Ave, the iconic Lincoln Road Mall with its trendy stores, the Bal Harbour Shops with its high-end brands and then there are always a whole bunch of options available across the Causeway in the Design District.
The Best Located Condo South of Fifth
The Continuum buildings are not only both on the list of the top condos in South of Fifth, but they are also the most well-located. They are the only luxury waterfront high-rise buildings south of fifth that are beachfront/oceanfront, and they are also the buildings closest to the amazing South Pointe Park!
If you are looking for the top luxury buildings in South of Fifth for sale, you won’t be disappointed with your selection, or the lifestyle they have to offer.