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The Moorings

Introduction

General Overview

The Moorings offers laid-back luxury among residents who appreciate spending quality time with their families within their million-dollar homes or in the outdoors, just appreciating Biscayne Bay and the natural wonders around. The gated neighborhood has only around 46 homes in total, giving residents the privacy and security they seek.

Whether you’re looking for a waterfront villa or an inland mansion, The Moorings doesn’t disappoint. It features a variety of architectural masterpieces ready to become your year-round residence. Each home is lushly landscaped to complement the already-beautiful The Moorings enclave.

Coconut Grove, where The Moorings is located, is Miami’s oldest neighborhood. It is characterized by its tropical atmosphere in perfect harmony with Spanish- and Mediterranean-style abodes.

The community takes pride in its greenery, wildlife, downtown strip, bayfront, well-preserved structures, and ivy-coated bricks that contribute to Coconut Grove’s charm.

Location

The Moorings is a bayfront neighborhood in Coconut Grove, just off of the main Highway. North Moorings Way and South Moorings Way are the main streets.

Coconut Grove in Miami-Dade County is bound by North Prospect Drive to the south, LeJeune Road to the west, South Dixie Highway (US1) and Rickenbacker Causeway to the north, and Biscayne Bay to the east. It is near Brickell, Design District, and Coral Gables. Miami International Airport is just 15 minutes away.

Real Estate Community in The Moorings

Average Land Area/House Square Feet

Residential properties in The Moorings typically have a minimum floor plan of 2,070 square feet and can reach up to 14,905 square feet. Most homes have 2-7 bedrooms and 2-7 baths. Some properties have three storeys.

Common Property Types or House Styles

The Moorings is composed of luxury single-family homes and condos. Some of these properties are waterfront residences.

Average Market Pricing

Prices of The Moorings homes for sale start at $1 million. Most of these homes come with a swimming pool, spa, and oversized lots.

Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types

Old Spanish and Mediterrenean architecture as well as modern styles are the most prominent among residential constructions in the area.

Living in The Moorings

General Cost of Living

The cost of living in Coconut Grove is 44% higher than the average cost of living in Miami and 43% higher than the national average. Housing is the main driver of Coconut Grove’s score in the cost of living index, with transportation, health care, and groceries coming in next.

Weather

Summers in Coconut Grove are long, hot, and wet while winters are short, comfortable, and mostly clear. Temperatures range from 62°F to 90°F, and it is rarely below 50°F or above 92°F.

Restaurants

Must-try restaurants are located in CocoWalk and Regatta Harbour. The best dining experience are offered at Mister O1 Extraordinary Pizza, Los Generales Mezcal & Grill, Tigertail + Mary, Bellini, Afishionado, Bombay Darbar, Strada, and Sapore di Mare.

Schools

There are public and private schools serving Coconut Grove. Miami-Dade County Public Schools operates Coconut Grove Elementary School, Dade County Training School, Frances S. Tucker Elementary School, and George W. Carver Elementary School.

George Washington Carver also operates in the neighborhood, although it is located in Coral Gables. High schools Bridgeprep Academy of Arts and Minds and George Washington Carver Senior High School serve the community.

Private schools include Ransom Everglades School, St. Hugh Catholic School, Immaculata-Lasalle High School, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Coconut Grove Montessori School, and Vanguard School.

Transportation

Coconut Grove is a walkable neighborhood so it’s not uncommon to see walking and cycling as a mode of transportation.

Parks, Recreational Activities, and Attractions

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens is a 20th century subtropical-style Italian villa sitting on 10 acres of gardens with century-old plants. Meanwhile, Kampong is an exclusive 9-acre botanical garden worthy of a visit too.

Marinas in Coconut Grove include Dinner Key, Grove Key, Grove Isle and Prime. There are also two yacht clubs, Biscayne Bay and Coral Reef.

There are many green spaces and parks in Coconut Grove. Peacock Park is a 9.4-acre park with basketball courts, a softball field, soccer fields, and a playground. Barnacle Historic State Park features a 19th-century home and replicas of two Victorian sailboats.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival, one of the largest outdoor arts festivals nationwide, features over 300 artists showcasing paintings and sculptures and attracts up to 120,000 visitors. Regattas, such as Miami Sailing Week, also happen year-round. Miami Sailing Week happens every March.

If you want to live in a neighborhood that’s the epitome of laid-back luxury, The Moorings is for you. 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 The Moorings home in Coconut Grove.

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