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Old Cutler Bay

Introduction

General Overview

Old Cutler Bay is one of the most coveted waterfront communities in Miami, offering easy access to the Atlantic Ocean through wide winding canals. It has a population of 43,718 and a total area of 4.9 square miles, with 4.8 square miles of land and 0.1 square miles of water. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are easily accessible from here.

Location

Old Cutler Bay is a gated community in the southern part of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County and sits west of Biscayne Bay. The community is near Pinecrest, South Miami, downtown Coral Gables, and Coconut Grove. Cutler Ridge, an ancient coral formation, runs through the Cutler Bay area.

Real Estate Community in Old Cutler Bay

Average Land Area/House Square Feet

The exclusive gated community of Old Cutler Bay features homes with more than 150 acres of land area.

Common Property Types or House Styles

Most Old Cutler Bay real estate are luxurious single-family homes. Some homes have four bedrooms or fewer while the larger ones have up to 5-7 bedrooms. 

Average Market Pricing

Average prices of homes for sale in Old Cutler Bay are around $400,000-$500,000. Huge estates can amount to $5 million to even $8.7 million.

Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types

Just like the rest of Coral Gables, Old Cutler Bay is known for its lavish estates with sprawling landscapes. The most prominent style of architecture in Old Cutler Bay is Mediterranean Revival. This style is everything from stucco walls and ornate doorways and windows to red-tiled roofs and rectangular floor plans.

Notable Homeowners

Dan Hughes of retail brokerage Metro Commercial acquired a $10.4-million waterfront estate in Old Cutler Bay, considered one of the most expensive sales to date. It is a 8,300-square-foot mansion on a 22,329-square-foot lot. The property has six bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, a home gym, theater room, pool, and its own dock. 

Living in Old Cutler Bay

General Cost of Living

The cost of living in Cutler Bay is 11% higher than the state average and 10% higher than the national average. The primary factor that drives this score is housing, with health care, groceries, and transportation coming next. 

Employment/Job Opportunities

The average household income in Cutler Bay is $70,473, notably higher than the $57,652 national average. Careers in management, business, financial, health care, legal, and sciences are the most profitable in the area.

Weather

February, March, December, and January are considered the most comfortable months in Cutler Bay in terms of weather. August, the hottest month, has an average temperature of 89°F while the coldest nighttime temperature in January, the coldest month, is 57°F. Snowfall is rare while rainfall is higher than the national average.

Restaurants

There’s no shortage of mouthwatering delights in Old Cutler Bay. Some of the restaurants you will find serve flavorful Cuban, Peruvian, and other Latin American cuisine. American, Jamaican, burger, Greek, seafood, comfort food, and BBQ restaurants also flourish in Old Cutler Bay. Asian favorites such as Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Filipino food are also included in the dining options in Old Cutler Bay.

Schools

There are public and private schools serving Old Cutler Bay. Elementary schools include Bel-Aire Elementary School, Gulfstream Elementary School, Dr. Edward L. Whigham Elementary School, and Whispering Pines Elementary School. 

Cutler Bay Middle School, Cutler Bay Senior High School, and Mater Academy Cutler Bay can be found in Cutler Bay. The College of Business and Technology holds campus in Cutler Bay as well.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami operates Catholic schools in Cutler Bay. Our Lady of the Holy Rosary-St. Richard School operates in Cutler Bay.

Transportation

Conveniences and amenities such as grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, and libraries are within easy reach thanks to the community’s proximity to public transportation. Some establishments are within walking distance or a short drive. Most residents drive their own vehicles. Some head to work through carpooling.

Parks, Recreational Activities, and Attractions

The Old Cutler Bay lifestyle means residents having fun in their local parks, gardens, and South Florida beaches. Since it is close to the downtown, those living in Old Cutler Bay can easily enjoy what it has to offer. 

Local events such as the Tropical Baroque Festival keep the community together through Baroque art, live music, and vendors selling various types of cuisine. 

There is no shortage of theaters, large shopping plazas, and museums within the area too. Probably the best attraction Old Cutler Bay has is the breathtaking Biscayne Bay at sunrise or sunset.

If you want to live in an exclusive, luxurious community within Coral Gables, Old Cutler Bay may be the home you’re looking for. Get in touch with The Jills Zeder Group at 305.722.5721 or 305.341.7447 to get started.

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