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Gables By The Sea

Introduction

General Overview

Gables by the Sea is one of the oldest gated waterfront communities within Coral Gables. This beautifully landscaped subdivision is home to upscale residences featuring top-class fixtures and amenities and open to the stunning Biscayne Bay. 

Families enjoy living in Gables by the Sea, thanks to a large playground for children, its close proximity to top-ranked schools, and attractions that will bring them closer to nature and in touch with history. 

Location

Gables by the Sea is located just off the scenic Old Cutler Road. It is located between South Miami and Pinecrest, and just a stone’s throw away from Coconut Grove and Brickell.

Real Estate Community in Gables by the Sea

Average Land Area/House Square Feet

Usual lot sizes of estates in Gables by the Sea range from 9,966 square feet to 35,750 square feet. Home sizes are anywhere from 1,661 square feet to 9,295 square feet. 

Common Property Types or House Styles

Most single-family homes in Gables by the Sea were built from 1957 to 2018. Some properties only have one floor while others are two-storey residences. Number of bedrooms range from two to six while the number of baths range from two to seven.

Average Market Pricing

Gables by the Sea homes for sale are priced from $949,000 to $16,400,000. The high price tag can be attributed to the expansive lot sizes, state-of-the-art in-home amenities, neighborhood facilities, and 24/7 security. Although still considered expensive by Florida standards, homes in Gables by the Sea are relatively lower in price compared to its Cocoplum, Gables Estates, and Tahiti Beach neighbors.

Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types

Residential properties in Gables by the Sea feature large decks, boat docks, expansive balconies, spas, fireplaces, and resort-style pools. There are many architectural styles in the neighborhood, including Palladian-style waterfront properties, Spanish-style residences, and resort-inspired homes.

Living in Gables by the Sea

General Cost of Living

Coral Gables, the community where Gables by the Sea is, scores 165 on the cost of living index. The national average is 100. The general cost of living in the city is 66% higher than the Florida average. Housing costs are 208% higher than the national average.

Employment/Job Opportunities

Average household income in Coral Gables is $96,887. Some of the most profitable career sectors are in healthcare, legal, architecture, engineering, and arts and entertainment.

Weather

Warmest months are July and August, with an average temperature of 91°F. Meanwhile, January is the coldest month, with temperatures ranging from 60.1°F to 75.9 °F.

Restaurants

Boutiques, wine shops, and cafes line Miracle Mile while Miami’s best restaurants are on Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Giralda Avenue. There are a few bars on Giralda serving craft cocktails. 

Schools

Miami-Dade School District serves Coral Gables. Some of the public schools in the city are Coral Gables High School, International Studies Preparatory Academy, Henry S. West Laboratory Elementary, Coral Gables Preparatory Academy, George Washington Middle School, and Ponce de Leon Middle School.

Private schools in Coral Gables include Gulliver Academy - Marian C. Krutulis Campus, the lower campus of the Riviera Schools, St. Theresa Catholic School, St. Philip’s Episcopal School, French-American School of Miami, and St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School.

Transportation

One of the easiest ways to get around is to ride the free Coral Gables trolley, which stops at different points of interest in the city. There are metrorail and metrobus stations in Coral Gables connecting the city to the rest of Miami.

Parks, Recreational Activities, and Attractions

Popular landmarks in Coral Gables are the award-winning Biltmore Hotel and Venetian Pool, the city’s historic public pool. University of Miami is also situated in Coral Gables. 

Coral Gables Museum in the downtown is a must-visit for those who want to learn more about the city. This isn’t a tiny gallery; rather, the grounds are wide and can be explored by foot, on two wheels, or while canoeing. Books & Books is another site not to be missed. It is an independent bookshop containing classic and contemporary collections. 

The Old Cutler Trail has one of Coral Gables’ picturesque landscapes, perfect for bikers and joggers. Matheson Hammock Park is recommended for those who would like to go fishing, hiking, or take photographs.

Other attractions include Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Coral Gables Art Cinema, and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

Interested in any of the Gables by the Sea houses for sale? Get in touch with The Jills Zeder Group at 305.722.5721 or 305.341.7447 so we can help match you with the property that best fits your standards.

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