Aqua is a series of three luxury mid-rise condominiums and 46 town homes on the southern division of Allison Island, all fronting the beautiful Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic. The island sits on an 8.5-acre waterfront island neighborhood where all the finest single-family homes and upscale condominiums rise.
Here, residents enjoy year-round resort-style living thanks to the luxury amenities the community has to offer, from waterside promenades and beautiful landscaping to 24-hour security and unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.
Aqua is located at the southern end of Allison Island, which is situated within the Indian Creek waterway in the La Gorce neighborhood. The La Gorce Country Club and the Indian Creek Park are located less than a mile away.
South Beach and Bal Harbour are both easily accessible from the island. The Miami Beach International Airport is merely a 20-minute drive away via the 195 Causeway.
Real Estate Community in Aqua Island
Average Land Area/House Square Feet
Two-bedroom units have a 1,755 square feet interior space while three-bedroom units start at 2,203 square feet of interior space. Floor plans of four-bedroom units are around 3,741 square feet to 4,069 square feet. Five-bedroom condos have at least 3,810 square feet of interior space. These mid-rises only reach up to 11 storeys high.
Common Property Types or House Styles
Allison Island has two areas: the northern and southern sides. The southern side is known as Aqua and features the upscale townhomes and condominiums in
Allison Island. Chatham, Spear, and Gorlin are the three luxury condominiums in the area.
Condos usually have top-class amenities such as 10-foot ceilings, wraparound balconies, 10-foot ceilings, sunscreen shading, designer kitchen fixtures, bulthaup wood kitchen cabinetry, duravit water closets and bidets, and waterworks whirlpool tubs.
Average Market Pricing
Aqua Allison Island condos for sale have prices ranging from $885,000 to $2,850,000. Average listing price is $1,795,583.
Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types
Condos in Aqua feature art deco architecture. Public art installations and bright colors accentuate the art deco details of these mid-rises.
Living in Aqua Island
General Cost of Living
Same with its neighboring communities, Allison Island has a high cost of living primarily because of housing costs. Condos start at 885,000 while single-family mansions start at $6 million in price. Average household income is $133,148.
Residents of La Gorce, where Allison Island is, are mostly white collar employees. Most work in private companies while a huge number are also self-employed.
Just like the rest of Miami, the entire Allison Island, including Aqua, has a tropical monsoon climate. This type of climate is classified as hot and humid summers and short, warm winters.
Upon crossing Bal Harbour, head to Bal Harbour Shops for a large selection of dining options, from fine dining restos to outdoor cafes and bistros. Menu options include Italian, French, Japanese, and American cuisines. Options along Lincoln Road are also endless.
Allison Island is home to the best schools in the area. This includes Design & Architecture Senior High School, Miami Arts Charter School, Mater Academy Miami Beach, Mast@FIU, Fienberg/Fisher K-8 Center, David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center, Natural Bridge Elementary School, W.J. Bryan Elementary School and the Morningside K-8 Academy.
Residents drive their own vehicles to get around Allison Island, but Aqua is a walkable community. Some also have private boats they use to tour the island.
Parks, Recreational Activities, and Attractions
Amenities of the Aqua community include a beautifully landscaped St. Francis Square Park, a fitness facility, spa services, private docks, pedestrian and jogging paths, children’s play center, mango and citrus groves, private garages, heated pools, and children’s pools.
Allison Island is connected to the mainland through bridges that take residents to the designer shops at Bal Harbour, dining at Lincoln Road, and the Art Deco District of South Beach.
Shopping is one of the main attractions in Bal Harbour. Bal Harbour Shops, a 500,000-square foot property, is an al fresco shopping mall carrying a long list of designer brands for avid shoppers. Some of these brands are Ralph Lauren, Prada, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, and Michael Kors.
Aqua in Allison Island makes luxury resort-style living a reality. Get in touch with The Jills Zeder Group at 305.722.5721 or 305.341.7447 so we can help you look for the waterfront condo or townhome that best fits your needs.