Along the banks of Biscayne Bay, potential property owners can find the quaint neighborhood of Edgewater. Located North of Downtown Miami and south of Midtown Miami and the Upper East Side, Edgewater is centrally located and is bounded by North 17th Street to the south, North 37th Street to the north, the Florida East Coast Railway and East First Avenue to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east. Primarily a kaleidoscope of old and new condominiums and historic early twentieth century homes, this balmy tropical neighborhood is the ideal destination to sow new seeds down with an abundance of real estate options to choose from.
Luxury condominiums in Edgewater consist of high-end amenities and panoramic views of the Miami horizon. Sought after residential towers include Aria on the Bay, Bay House, Biscayne Beach, Blue Condominium, Elysee Miami, Icon Bay, Missoni Baia, Opera Tower and Paramount Bay. Four of the most exceptional condominiums in the neighborhood are in the Paraiso District comprising of Gran Paraiso, One Paraiso, Paraiso Bay and Paraiso Bayviews. This 11-acre district lends residents access to the azure aquatic and the exclusive Paraiso Beach Club that’s situated above James Beard Award Winning Chef, Michael Schwartz’s restaurant named AMARA. The grounds are well manicured with landscape designs and common areas by ENZO ENEA. Outside of residential condominiums, there are a profusion of elegant estates that reflect a mid-century modern architectural style.
One of the most sought-after communities in South Florida due to its proximity to Downtown Miami, Wynwood, Midtown Miami and Miami Design District, Edgewater has become a top destination to invest in real estate. In addition, it's convenient location between I-395 and I-195 and short distance to Miami International Airport through the 112, makes commuting to work accessible and planning long weekend vacations easy. In result of Edgewater’s location, this newly developed community has increasingly grown in popularity, witnessing a surge in urbanization with the construction of high-rise and mid-rise towers along with retail storefronts and restaurants.
Almost overnight, globally renowned chefs and esteemed five star restaurants opened new-concept eateries throughout Edgewater with prodigious names such as Mignonette, Sabor a Peru, Latin Cafe 2000, Rincon Escondido, NoVe Kichen and Bar, Lulu’s Nitrogen Ice Cream, The Daily Creative Food Company and Pure Vida opening their doors to local residents. And only steps away, the adjoining neighborhood of Midtown Miami and Wynwood offers an array of culinary options such as Blackbrick Chinese, Maska, SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill, Gigi’s, Salumeria 104, Alter, 1-800 Lucky, No. 3 Social and Beaker and Grey. Most popular amongst residents is Kyu by Chef Michael Lewis. A native to Miami, Chef Michael Lewis is known to possess a creative spirit in the kitchen, churning out undemocratic and wildly surprising dishes with an eclectic vibe.
Apart from haute cuisine eateries, luxury real estate options and exclusive facilities, what makes Edgewater distinctive from other communities in Miami is its family friendly ambience and pedestrian friendly streets. Residents in this charming neighborhood are only minutes away in walking distance to a large array of shopping and entertainment venues. From supermarkets such as Publix located on 18th and Biscayne to Adrienne Arsht Center situated on 15th street, there is no shortage of weekend past time or local amenity available in the neighborhood. Furthermore, Hilton Miami Downtown, DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Hotel and Miami Marriot Biscayne Bay are each placed between 16th and 17th street and Biscayne. Other locations that are within walking distance to Edgewater include the Metromover station, Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science and Pérez Art Museum Miami.
Top rated public, private and magnet schools are within a short driving distance. Notable grammar and preparatory schools include iPrep Academy, Mast Academy, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Miami Country Day School, Gulliver Preparatory School, Ransom Everglades School and New World School of the Arts. Each offer rigorous college preparatory programs, advanced placement courses and a wide selection of clubs, activities and sports.
Edgewater is home to the expansive and lush Margaret Pace Park that’s arguably one of South Florida’s largest parks spanning 8 acres. Overlooking the azure aquatic of Biscayne Bay, Margaret Pace Park brings tranquility to Edgewater along with the natural beauty of the water. Public facilities offered in Margaret Pace Park include bbasketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, outdoor sports area, personal fitness equipment, walking trails and bike racks. Child friendly, several youth programs are offered throughout the year along with a playground. All dogs are welcome (on a leash) throughout the entirety of the park’s grounds including its dog park. Picnic tables and a BBQ make for the perfect afternoon outing with family and friends with the option to reserve for private events.
An urban neighborhood that’s unmistakably laidback and charming, Edgewater fits everyone’s personality with its sprawling metropolis, waterfront terrain and charming vibes. A hidden gem, it's obvious appeal makes it a quintessential pocket of real estate in Miami.
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