South Beach Condos Take Luxury Living to the Next Level
By Paul Hansen
South Beach condos take luxury living to the next level. South Beach Condos are some of the most luxurious and best located condos you will find anywhere in the world. With the beach, shopping and restaurants just minutes away, you won’t see anything else that compares to living in a South Beach condo. The condos in South Beach offer an array of new construction and pre construction to satisfy the needs of the most discerning buyers.
The Icon is the newest of all of the
South Beach condos, and is located south of Fifth Street. Developed by the Related Group and designed by Phillippe Starck, the Icon offers units that range in size from 851 to over 2000 square feet. Prices in the Icon range from $650,000 to over $2,000,000. Views in the Icon range from ocean, bay, city and beach and will have a multi-story Grande Lobby with soaring 20 foot high ceilings. Lobby common areas will include a coffee and tea bar with afternoon tea service and much, much more.
Portofino Tower was the first luxury high rise condo to ever be built in South Beach. Rising 44 floors and completed in 1996, the Tower was far ahead of it’s time. Portofino Tower provides world class amenities to its residents. The 29th floor is completely devoted the owner's health spa and gymnasium, while the concierge is always at hand to tend to your needs. Prices on the resale market range from $900,000 to $10,000,000 and up to 6000 square feet. Located at the southern tip of South Beach, the views are magnificent in every direction.
The Continuum is thought to have the best location of any of the South Beach condos. It is situated on the South East corner of South Beach giving the Continuum unobstructed direct East views of the Atlantic Ocean. Completed in 2002, the Continuum took luxury condo living in South Beach to a whole new level. Units range in size from 1200 to over 4000 square feet with price ranges from $950,000 to over $5,000,000. Units in the Continuum all feature ceiling heights of 10 feet and solid core doors at the height of 8 feet.
Apogee South Beach will be located on the last great waterfront site at the southern tip of South Beach, Apogee will be the very pinnacle of modern luxury living. It is more than you need and all that you desire. Residences from 3,000 to 6,000 square feet with prices ranging from $2.5 to $9 million. Apogee will be developed by the Related Group of Florida and designed by Sieger Suarez Architectural Partnership. Maintenance cost will be approximately $0.85 per square foot and taxes will be approximately 2% of purchase Price. Units will range in size from 3,200 to over 4,200 square feet. As you can imagine this will be the most luxurious project to ever come to South Beach. Only a select few will have the rare opportunity to obtain a unit at this pristine location.
The Setai Residences: A 40-story, ultra-luxury, high-rise condominium tower featuring 175 residences with panoramic views of the ocean, beach and Miami skyline with floor-to-ceiling windows, multi-level lobby and all the finest amenities. Available one, two, and three bedroom residences range in size from 850 to 2,800 square feet, and are priced from approximately $1,000,000 to over $6,000,000. Penthouses at the Setai are approximately 6,000 square feet, excluding terraces and private decks with lap pools.
Designed to have three towering tiers with 25, 31 and 37 floors,
Murano Grande luxury condos boast an interior of floor-to-ceiling walls of glass bringing in spectacular views of the Miami skyline, beaches and crystal blue waters, and majestic cruise ships as they embark from the Port of Miami. Murano Grande sits at the virtual gateway to South Beach, at the edge of Biscayne Bay. Steps away are the Miami Beach Marina, the place where world-class yachts are docked. The Murano Grande was completed in 2003 and offers townhomes condos that range in size from 1300 to well over 4000 square feet. Pricing ranges from $825,000 to over $3,000,000.
With all of the choices in the South Beach condo market, the best way for you to make an informed decision is to contact a real estate agent that knows the market. When buying or selling your South Beach condo, please visit us at www.HansenHomesAventura.com.
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