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Why Buy a Property in Key Biscayne?

A residential village where luxurious amenities meet stunning natural beauty, Key Biscayne offers an exceptional and upscale lifestyle to residents eager to escape Miami’s hectic pace.

By Maryline Lacorre 15 Feb 2021

Where nature meets city life

Located in Biscayne Bay a few cable lengths away from Miami and the mainland, tropical Key Biscayne is only accessible via the Rickenbacker Causeway. Once on the island, most people drive golf carts—which can easily navigate the narrow streets—to visit the state park or take a leisurely ride along the magnificent sandy beaches. Key Biscayne’s sweetness and laid-back atmosphere seduce all of Miami’s elite. While the streets might be narrow, the shops, fine dining, and leisure activities keep life on the island entertaining. 

According to the Q1 and Q2 2020 reports, there were more condos available for sale this year compared to 2019 (+14%). This is good news for buyers, who will have more freedom to select the right property and negotiate a deal. Concerning villas, 2020 is off to a superbly strong start. Indeed, the market registered 33 sales during the first seven months of 2020, marking an annualized sales volume in excess of the 55 homes sold in 2018. But not to worry—as a buyer, you can still make a good deal and negotiate. For example, in 2019, buyers of homes in Key Biscayne got, on average, a 15% discount from the original listing price.

Where to buy in Key Biscayne

- Mashta Island: This is one of the most prestigious locations on Key Biscayne with some of the best views. Indeed, the western side of the island features direct bayfront views, while the eastern side overlooks Hurricane Harbor. Here, most homes feature open floor plans with in-ground pools. This location is quiet and lushly landscaped.

- Oceana Key Biscayne: Oceana Key Biscayne is a luxury building fronting the ocean and designed by world-renowned architectural firm Arquitectonica. With 142 condos and 12 adjacent luxury villas of 2-to-5-bedroom units, Oceana is located in Key Biscayne near restaurants and golf courses. Modern amenities include gated entry, 500 feet of private beach, pools, a fitness center, spa, tennis court, and 24-hour concierge service.

- Ocean Tower One & Two: These towers, built in 2001 and 2002, give way to stunning views of the ocean. Rising 15 and 16 stories, respectively, they each house 111 condos of 3 to 4 bedrooms. Both towers are part of the Ocean Club complex, which includes 11 residential buildings altogether. Nearly a villa itself, Ocean Club offers residents a number of amenities, including 25,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor recreation with tennis courts, a fitness and health spa, Olympic swimming pool, jacuzzi, and direct beach access.

Oceana Key Biscayne

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