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Some “Ground Breaking News” on Biscayne Bay The Fairchild Coconut Grove a Reality

Coconut Grove’s long anticipated luxury Bayfront community, The Fairchild Coconut Grove, is breaking ground next  month. With a low key address like 3581 East Glencoe Street one would expect the quiet anonymity of the north Grove, but residents of The Fairchild are going to experience the intoxicating immersion of renowned Architect Max Strang, with his site-specific and climate driven designs, and famed interior designer Rafael de Cardenas in an extraordinary vision of “environmental modernism.”

Twenty-six exceptional waterfront residences share a roof top deck with swimming pool, cabanas, cinema, and landscaped zen gardens, as well as glorious Biscayne Bay views. Amenities include 24- hour security, concierge, valet, a wellness spa & gym, private boat slips, and even a dog park. This is the most exciting waterfront community created in Coconut Grove since the Residences of Vizcaya which were built in 2011.  Prices range from $1.6 million to over $6 million, with delivery expected first quarter, 2019.  

For more information contact Val Byrne (305) 323-6231 or Vanessa Kayes (305) 301-9297.

 

 

The Fairchild Coconut Grove Floor Plans

 

Learn more about real estate in  Coconut Grove, South Miami, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, High Pines, Brickell, and Palmetto Bay, by contacting Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

EWM Realty International Ranks Number 1 in Coral Gables’ Sales

 

 July was an award-winning month at EWM! Not only was our company ranked #1 in 2017 sales in Coral Gables but the annual Miami Herald Real Estate Survey voted us Best Brokerage (for the third year in a row), and bestowed our beloved President Ron Shuffield the Best Broker award (every EWM realtor will attest to that and raise it some)! 

 

Nelson Gonzalez & Ron Shuffield

We swept the Oscars with ‘Best Realtor’ award too, and I use the term “we” loosely because that accolade goes to our famed Miami Beach realtor, Nelson Gonzalez.   My husband and I have known Nelson 40 years  – he has aged wisely and gracefully, and the award couldn’t have gone to a better guy!!!!

Coral Gables is near and dear to me – I was born in one of the original Coral Gables homes on Milan Avenue, attended Church of the Little Flower and St. Theresa School (I can still close my eyes and see the STS logo on my pocket), and have worked in the ‘City Beautiful’ for many years.  I am proud to have contributed nearly $25,000,000 of EWM’s $181,451,000 in sales this year.

Val Byrne’s Closed Sales in Coral Gables, 2017

181 Leucadendra Drive | List Price: $17,900,000

 

10900 Old Cutler Road | List Price: $2,750,000

1110 S. Alhambra Circle | List Price: $1,199,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1525 Mendavia Avenue | List Price: $940,000

1711 Hernando Street | List Price: $549,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently Listed in Coral Gables & Ready to Sell!

5671 Banyan Trail | List Price: 2,249,000

Learn more about real estate in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Pinecrest, South Miami, High Pines, Brickell, and Palmetto Bay, by contacting Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Just Listed by Valaree Byrne & Vanessa Kayes 1600 South Bayshore Lane, Unit 7A, Bayfront Coconut Grove

 

1600 South Bayshore Lane is one of those ‘under the radar’ communities on the Coconut Grove waterfront that you would only happenstance upon if you lived there or took a wrong turn.  This boutique building is the best kept secret in north Coconut Grove, and from this 7th floor residence one has the most spectacular panorama of Biscayne Bay and all the city lights on the horizon.  You can see interior photos by clicking on any photo or the website below, but what you don’t see is are some hard to find features in the Grove like a very spacious and air conditioned first-level storage space,  a “paddle board” bunker the residents share (where I noticed a few bikes too), and boat docks. This is a place you will love to come home to! 

 

Property Details:

2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

1,310 Adj. SF

List Price: $749,000

www.1600SouthBayshoreLane.com

Learn more about real estate in Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, South Miami, High Pines, Brickell, and Palmetto Bay, by contacting Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Just Sold by Valaree Byrne in Longview Villas 2475 S. Bayshore Drive #3, Coconut Grove

2475 S. Bayshore Drive #3, Coconut Grove, FL 33133

List Price: $1,239,000

We sold this gem in one of my favorite communities in Coconut Grove – historic Longview Villas. I’ve always told my husband if we were to return to  Coconut Grove (where “we” began in 1988), I would probably want to go to Longview.  The Villas have great space, the residents of the community are phenomenal, they have a beautiful pool and tennis court under a glorious canopy of trees, it’s gated, and the community is across the street from my most beloved Kennedy Park and A.C.’s Icees (the greatest lemonade icees IN THE WORLD).

As my marketing description read, “there’s a fabulous opportunity for a Byer who embraces some restoration, appreciates value, and totally get’s location, location, location.”  When this Villa is restored the lucky Buyer will live in Camelot, and the Longview community is thrilled to have him.  Congratulations to everyone! 

To learn more about real estate in Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, High Pines, Ponce Davis Estates, South Miami, Palmetto Bay, and Pinecrest, contact Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Just Sold by Val Byrne in Snapper Creek Lakes 10900 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables

10900 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156

List Price: $2,750,000

I was so excited to sell this very cool Mid-Century home in Snapper Creek Lakes (one of Coral Gables’ premiere communities).  Lester Pancoast, who was married to David Fairchild’s grand daughter, Helene, designed it in 1959 and 58 years later it is a timeless display of  modern architecture.  An interesting note is that the roof above the pool was not an original design feature, but was in fact a sun-blocking addition made by the prior owner, who was a dermatologist! It’s so perfectly suited for Mid-Century Modern!  The sale of this home and a  wonderful cascade of photographs were immediately picked up by Curbed Miami.

It took very special Buyers to look at this property which had declined over the years, see the beauty, appreciate the architecture (and architect), and embrace the restoration. They have their work cut out for them, but when finished I’m sure it will be nothing less than glorious.  Congratulations to the Buyers and the Seller!

To learn more about real estate in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, High Pines, Ponce Davis Estates, South Miami, Palmetto Bay, and Pinecrest, contact Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Just Sold by Valaree M. Byrne in Gables Estates 181 Leucadendra Drive

181 Leucadendra Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33156

List Price: $17,900,000

As we approach mid-year,  the closing of this opulent estate ranks as the second highest sale in Gables Estates (and the home warrants every bit of that recognition). I would have to say this was my favorite photograph of 181 Leucadendra Drive – it captures the essence of grace, natural beauty, and the wonderfully talented Caesar Molina, who designed this spectacular estate in 2004.  It is also illustrates the beauty of Gables Estates: serene, lush, private, and a quiet passageway to Biscayne Bay (many thanks to N25 Drone photography for fabulous photos!).  This Modern Hacienda is as special as the wonderful Sellers are, and I wish a lifetime of wonderful moments to the new owners – congratulations to all!

To learn more about real estate in Coral Gables, South Miami, Coconut Grove, High Pines, Ponce Davis Estates, Palmetto Bay, and Pinecrest, contact Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Recently Sold by Valaree Byrne in South Miami 6477 Sunset Drive, in Orr’s Pond

6647 Sunset Drive, South Miami, FL 33143

List Price: $939,000

Patience Pays!  Those are the most often used words said by me to Buyers (and to my children’s deaf ears).  We waited over a year for a property to  go on the market in Orr’s Pond (they rarely are for sale).  This most wonderfully patient friend asked me to keep my eye out for a home in Orr’s Pond and another gated development in South Miami.  I called friends in both communities and asked them to keep their ears out, and one lucky morning I got “the” call – someone was planning to leave a beautiful home in coveted Orr’s Pond.  Within 5 minutes I located the realtor they had worked with to purchase the residence, and she confirmed her clients would be moving and were listing the house for sale within a few days.  We were in the house within 24 hours and had our offer on the table shortly thereafter.  It was a match made in heaven! Congratulations to the Buyer and Sellers, and a big thank you to the very special lady who gave me the inside track!

To learn more about real estate in South Miami, Coconut Grove, High Pines, Ponce Davis Estates, Coral Gables, Palmetto Bay, and Pinecrest, contact Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Recently Listed by Val Byrne in Coral Gables 5671 Banyan Trail

Could you ask for more than a home with a Coral Gables address, Pinecrest Schools, and a Coconut Grove vibe?  Probably not, and this enchanting residence exceeds all expectations!  First, there’s the superb location on a quiet, no thru street in the Hammock Lakes neighborhood (a neighborhood destined to be guard-gated),  adjacent to vast unspoiled acreage donated by the Matheson family.  Then, there’s the enchanting acre of exotic flora, blooming orchids, nature trails, and  beautiful Florida keystone that is simply awe-inspiring, and finally this one-of-a-kind interior decorator’s home is the most refreshing blend of boheme and South Florida vernacular I have ever seen!  Come see it and you will agree:)

Property Details:

4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

4,061 Adj. SF (per appraiser’s measurement) | 39,991 SF Lot

List Price: $2,399,000

Learn more about real estate in Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Coconut Grove, High Pines, South Miami, and Palmetto Bay, by contacting Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Recently Sold by Val Byrne & Vanessa Kayes 3575 Stewart Avenue in Coconut Grove


3575 Stewart Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL

List Price: $12,995,000

Thanks to my wonderful associate Vanessa Kayes, we just sold one of the most spectacular properties on Biscayne Bay (and the second highest $ sale in Coconut Grove). Sprawling nearly an acre with protected canal dockage AND 220’on the Bay, this magnificent home not only enjoys endless water views and a sunrise like you’ve never seen before, but a captivating vista of the Miami skyline.  Whether one is in the six bedroom main house, the two bedroom guest house, the poolside gazebo, or just sitting on the dock, the panorama is nothing short of inspirational.  Congratulations to the Buyers, the Seller, Chad Carroll, and to Vanessa!

To learn more about real estate in Coconut Grove, South Miami, High Pines, Ponce Davis Estates, Coral Gables, Palmetto Bay, and Pinecrest, contact Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!

Just Listed by Valaree Byrne in Coconut Grove 2475 S Bayshore Drive, Villa No. 3

This is a rare offering in one of the most desirable gated communities in Coconut Grove, historic Longview Villas. High on the bluff in the north Grove, and nestled under the oaks near the back of this wonderful community there’s a fabulous opportunity for a Buyer who embraces some restoration, appreciates value, totally gets location, location, location, & loves the Grove! There are only 10 homes in Longview, and residents enjoy the most wonderful 60′ pool and a fabulous tennis court, not to mention world-class Kennedy Park just across the street! Don’t miss this one – only 2 have sold in 5 years!

 

Property Details:

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

2,613 Adj. SF | 5,700 SF Lot

List Price: $1,299,000

Learn more about real estate in Coconut Grove, South Miami, High Pines, Pinecrest, Ponce /Davis Estates, Coral Gables, and Palmetto Bay, by contacting Val Byrne & Associates at val@valbyrnerealtor.com or at 305-323-6231. Val Byrne – Working For You!