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Snapper Creek

Introduction

General Overview

Snapper Creek, one of the prestigious neighborhoods within the upscale Coral Gables, offers residents a luxurious hideaway in Miami. The community is made up of gorgeous 124 mansions with large backyards, landscaped lawns, private docks, and resort-style pools. Residents can have peace of mind knowing they’re living in a secluded, secure, and family-friendly neighborhood.

The city of Coral Gables is known for its luxurious old-world residential community as well as its vibrant financial and commercial district. It has a population of 49,700 and a total area of 37.31 square miles, with 12.93 square miles of land and 24.38 square miles of water.

Location

Snapper Creek is a neighborhood that shares its name with a creek that opens into the Biscayne Bay from the Everglades. Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida is located southwest of downtown Miami and is home to the University of Miami. It is near Coconut Grove, South Miami, West Miami, and Little Havana. 

Real Estate Community in Snapper Creek

Average Land Area/House Square Feet

Snapper Creek homes have at least 1 acre of lot size. Four-bedroom homes have around 4,074 square feet of interior space while six-bedroom homes have a floor plan of around 7,468 square feet. Eight-bedroom estates have around 13,620 square feet of interior space.

Common Property Types or House Styles

The real estate market in Snapper Creek is dominated by luxury single-family homes, some with their own private docks.

Average Market Pricing

Snapper Creek homes for sale have a price range of $2,490,000 to $7,999,000.. Prices can go as high as $10,900,000.

Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types

Most of the structures in Snapper Creek feature Modern, French Chateau, Southern Plantation, Colonial, English Tudor, Mediterranean, and Palladian. 

The influence of 20th century Spanish architecture is also evident in the home styles. Towering sculptures, elaborate fountains, and manicured landscapes are not uncommon in the Coral Gable properties.

Notable Homeowners

Julius Peppers is one of the A-list residents of Snapper Creek. His Dutch-Caribbean plantation-style mansion has eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a modern and open layout, an infinity pool, and other top-class amenities.

Living in Snapper Creek

General Cost of Living
100 is the national average in the cost of living index. Coral Gables scores 165, with housing as the main factor driving the high cost of living in the city. The general cost of living in the city is 66% higher than the Florida average and housing is 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. Notable establishments are Titanic Brewing Company for local beers and Janette & Co. for macarons and French pastries.

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 the city 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. 

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.

Live in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Coral Gables. Get in touch with The Jills Zeder Group at 305.722.5721 or 305.341.7447 to get started on your search for the perfect Snapper Creek estate.

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