The SpaceThe house is fully powered by solar energy, there are 54 solar panels in the flat roof of the house. Given the sunny all year around weather in Miami, these panels generate all the electrical energy the house needs and more, this extra energy is redirected to the grid for extra savings:)
Beautiful 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths, a big studio/library, huge living room, open patios, 1/2 acre property on a quiet South Miami neighborhood hedging on a fresh water canal, like living in the countryside in the middle of Miami, next to Coral Gables.
Quiet and safe neighborhood in the middle of Miami, like living in the countryside at the center of a major metropolitan area. Guest AccessGuests will have access to a fully furnished house with all the commodities of a modern house. Kitchen and bathrooms are fully equipped. Linens and towels are provided.
Interaction with GuestsI live in Miami and will be available to the guests if needed. The NeighborhoodThe house is five minutes from the Palmetto Expressway – SR826 – an important artery that feeds to the whole of Miami. All of Miami’s attractions are 30 minutes or less from your gate. SHOPPING AND RESTAURANTS: Walking distance away are The Shops at Sunset Place and its neighboring “town center,” a vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment venue with a European ambiance. Also near is Dadeland Mall– a Miami institution whose upscale stores and restaurants have long attracted visitors from the Americas – now newly expanded to include such popular sites as Bobby Flay’s Burger Palace. Fifteen minutes away by car is another high-end mall, The Falls, where guests stroll one-level, covered walkways surrounded by a million-gallon waterscape and lush tropical foliage. Dixie Highway, a few blocks away, is lined with shopping and restaurants, among them Café Bon Jour, whose French proprietors maintain a glorious bistro menu -- and the best croissant in Miami. Another favorite destination for fine dining is the Coral Gables Miracle Mile area – home of Morton’s Steak House. FOOD SHOPPING: Whole Foods and several Publix supermarkets are five minutes away. Two Fresh Markets are nearby, and one of Miami’s best vendors of fresh seafood, Captain’s Tavern Seafood Market, is ten minutes away. BEACHES: The nearest beach is Matheson Hammock Park Beach, 15 minutes from the house. More beautiful beaches are 25–30 minutes away. In Key Biscayne are Crandon Park Beach and Bill Baggs Cape Florida Beach – rated among the top ten beaches in America. A 30-minute drive south takes you to Bayfront Park and Marina in Homestead, Florida – the same lush setting as the Florida Keys, but close to Miami and less populated by tourists. South Beach, home to ART BASEL MIAMI, one of the most heralded art exhibitions around the world, is less than 30 minutes away. South Beach glitters with nightlife – all day long. In addition to the beach, enjoy its historic Art Deco architecture or its waterfront dining. MIAMI SEAQUARIUM: On Virginia Beach Key, 25 – 30 minutes from the house. THE EVERGLADES: are thirty minutes from the house– either by self-drive car or via a tour from Miami Beach. COCONUT GROVE: 15 minutes from the house, is a waterfront village that features art gallery walks, outdoor dining, sailing regattas and wacky festivals. The Grove's American Water Sports Center features boat and JET-SKI AND YACHT charters. PROFESSIONAL SPORTS: All less than 30 minutes away from the house. March 2014 promises two important tournaments: the SONY ERICSSON OPEN TENNIS Tournament at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne and the PGA Trump National in Doral. Baseball (Marlins Park), football (Sun Life Stadium) and basketball (American Airlines Arena). GOLF COURSES: Miami is covered with golf courses. One of the loveliest is the Granada Golf Course - green and lush – good also for jogging, only 15 minutes away. Killian Greens Golf Club is less than 10 minutes away. TENNIS COURTS/ACADEMIES: Five notable tennis centers are 10 – 15 minutes from the house: The William H. Kerdyk Biltmore Tennis Center, the University of Miami Neil Schiff Tennis Center, the Salvatore Tennis Center and the Montana Tennis Academy. The Granada Golf Course also contains six courts available for public use. NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: Attend a Friday concert night of this prestigious Miami orchestra at the New World Center. Or enjoy a concert that projects images on a soaring, 7,000-square-foot projection wall. Bring a blanket, share a picnic dinner and enjoy the sights and sounds of the New World Symphony with friends and family! These outdoor concerts are free to the public and do not require a ticket. UNIVERSITIES: The University of Miami, Florida International University and Miami-Dade College are three of the many institutions of higher learning very near the house. HOSPITALS: Two of Miami's best hospitals are less than five minutes away: Baptist Hospital, 8900 N. Kendall Drive and South Miami Hospital, a few blocks from the house. WEDDINGS: The Biltmore Hotel and the Granada Country Club – both in Coral Gables, host some of Miami’s most beautiful weddings. Both are 15 minutes from the front gate of the house. METRORAIL: A few blocks from the house, MetroRail connects the Miami International Airport, downtown Miami, and Brickell with Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, and South Miami, ending at Dadeland Mall. FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDENS: Twelve minutes away and filled with exotic plants, butterflies and birds, it was named for David Fairchild (phone number hidden)) who traveled the world and brought back the mango plant that flourished in S. Florida’s plantations for decades.
The house is 2 minutes from US1-Sunset Place, a 5 minutes walk from the University of Miami. One of the safest neighborhoods in Miami with its own private police. Extremely quite is like living in the countryside yet in the middle of Miami. Getting AroundThe house is perfectly located having access to the main expressways connecting Miami and Miami Beach. Is within minutes of the main attractions of the area. Other Things to NoteCheck in time is 3:00 pm and check out time is 11:00 am.