Miami's Brickell Avenue has forever been considered prime real estate
, with high-rise condos
that run along Biscayne Bay and offer residents envious views and amenities and most of all -- location, location, location. At $499,000, the 3-bed, 2-bath unit at 1155 Brickell Bay Dr.
offers all this and then some.
The building faces the winding Brickell Bay Drive, which runs alongside the bay and offers a great spot for joggers, bikers and walkers. The surrounding neighborhood is ideal for families and single folks alike, offering great restaurants and a Brickell Park coming soon as well as plenty of nightlife for the single set.
Mary Brickell Village
has all that and more. The Village has nightclubs, bars, restaurants and lots of everyday services like dry cleaning, pharmacy and a major grocery store. Nearby is the American Airlines Arena
where the NBA's Miami Heat
play and across the street is Bayside Marketplace
Now about the condo itself: It's got all the amenities a resident would want. The view alone is priceless: Endless bayviews add major cachet to the place, after all it's on the 14th floor. And the two terraces that also overlook the pool help make the property even more breathtaking.
features granite counter tops and updated stainless-steel appliances. The rooms each feature custom cherrywood walk-in closets, Brazilian mahogany floors and sliding-glass doors that lead to the terrace. The remainder of the unit has marble floors.
The updated marble bathrooms have glass-enclosed showers. Another plus is the full-size washer and dryer, a nice way to avoid trips to the laundromat.
This condo's location along the quieter Brickell Bay Drive is ideal for avoiding the sometimes heavy traffic
along Brickell Avenue because it's walking distance from eating and drinking establishments. There are many other condos
in the area at this price but a majority of them have fewer rooms.
is a very pedestrian-friendly, which is a bonus because parking can sometimes be a bit frustrating. And speaking of transportation, there are plans for a rubber-tired Brickell trolley
similar to the one that's been a success in the nearby city of Coral Gables, which would make getting around even easier.
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