Saturday, March 30, 2013

Buying Cocoplum Real Estate for Under $2.5 Million

Coral Gables is a part of Miami-Dade County that exudes history and culture unlike any other part of the area.  These great qualities draw some of the most elite residents to live in one of the exclusive neighborhoods like Cocoplum.  As one of the most affluent areas of Coral Gables, Cocoplum offers the privacy and security on which residents of this distinction insist.  Inside this low-key neighborhood with winding streets, lush tropical landscaping, a private yacht club and marina, tennis courts, and more, residents find a tranquil refuge to call home.

The estate-size homes in Cocoplum vary with options of waterfront and non-waterfront homes as well as wide-ranging architectural styles that bring together the old charm of Florida, the truly traditional, and the newly constructed homes with a Mediterranean flair.  With home values ranging from about $1 million to well over $10 million, potential buyers have the ability to buy Cocoplum real estate for under $2.5 million.

8400 Old Cutler Road, List Price:  $1,650,000
Situated on the edge of Cocoplum and Gables Estates, this lovely home is tucked away on a lot just over an acre of beautiful and mature tropical foliage.  With four bedrooms and three and a half baths, it is a wonderful opportunity to own a gated home with French doors, screened porches, lots of space and unique architectural characteristics throughout the inside.  There is certainly room for a pool and extensive patio on the property and so many more updates.

139 Rosale Court, List Price:  $2,350,000
High ceilings, large and spacious rooms, and a formal living room and dining room are just some of the special features of this home.  With a tall privacy hedge, it is ideal for a buyer looking for complete privacy.  The open family room leads out to a large covered terrace and pool and outdoor living area surrounded by perfect landscaping.  This home is also very close to the Club and perfect for a family as it is also close to excellent public and private schools in Coral Gables.

8303 Old Cutler Road, List Price:  $2,395,000
This contemporary-designed home is another that is situated inside Cocoplum but very close to Gables Estates. Updated in 2003, this one-story home is gated for privacy on a lot that is just less than one acre.  It features a brick paver circular driveway and includes both formals and a large gourmet kitchen with high-line, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops as well as a large family room that leads out to a great patio with built-in pool, summer kitchen, and perfect landscaping.  The large master bedroom includes a grand master bath and unbelievable his and hers walk-in closets.  This is truly a dream home.

7133 West Lago Drive, List Price:  $2,475,000
This gorgeous Mediterranean styled home is set away from the street on quiet cul-de-sac. Fully updated, this home has excellent curb appeal with a beautiful entrance that leads to a tranquil retreat.  Some of the features include both formals, a huge, newly updated gourmet kitchen that leads to a large family room.  The tropical terrace overlooks an elegant pool area, cabana bath and lush backyard.  The large master suite opens up to its own balcony and has large walk-in closets and an elegant master bath.  The best part about this home is that it is vacant and ready for new owners.

280 Carabela Court, List Price:  $2,490,000
Huge windows let in tons of light everywhere in this contemporary home that is situated on a corner lot in the Marina section of Cocoplum. With double volume ceilings and large, open spaces, this is a fabulous home.  It features a huge, downstairs master suite with his and hers bathrooms (now we are talking), a large gourmet, eat-in kitchen with updated high-end appliances and French doors that open to covered terrace and private pool/patio area.  A second family room with open loft is upstairs with three bedrooms that have private baths and walk-in closets. 

275 Veleros Court, List Price:  $2,495,000
One of only two canal-front homes priced under $2.5 million, this home is ideal for boaters as it has a 75-foot dock and direct access to Biscayne Bay and the ocean.  The home is contemporary in its design but still very warm and welcoming with lush and tropical landscaping.  With an open floor plan that features a gourmet kitchen that was remodeled in 2006, the entire home is open and airy.  Unique details like a flagstone floor and wood-beamed ceilings in the glassed-in sunroom and a stone, floor to ceiling fireplace in the enormous family room are just some of the features that stand out in this wonderful home. 

181 Vera Court, List Price:  $2,499,000
As the second of two canal-front homes priced under $2.5 million, this is truly a luxurious home with no details omitted.  From the elaborate fixtures and finishes throughout the home to the unbelievable chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances and granite counter tops, this home is well thought out in its planning.  A large pool area and manicured backyard are adjacent to a large private dock with lift on a wide and deep canal that has direct access to Biscayne Bay.

Live in Cocoplum
Cocoplum is an ideal neighborhood for full-time and part-time residents.  Upon driving through this gated community, it is easy to see why so many people want to live here.  While it is a very high-end neighborhood, there are lots of opportunities to live on or off the water.  Cocoplum real estate draws tons of “Ooo’s” and “Ahh’s from many people throughout Miami-Dade County and it is very easy to see why.  

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