Just Sold: Stunning Center Grove Townhouse Remodel


3153 Peachy St, Miami, FL 33133
2 beds/2.5 baths | 1,700 sq ft | built in 1991 | sold for $679,000

Every now and then a very special home hits the market and people go berserk over it – 3153 Peachy St. happened to be one of those properties!  Within three days of this property coming to market, the seller had FIVE offers, at least one of which was above asking price (according to the listing agent)! I am thrilled to say that I represented the lucky buyers who snagged the property and just closed on this gorgeous home!

This townhouse is located in Center Grove and is tucked away in a very quiet, nearly hidden gated community of 18 townhouses called Arboretum in the Grove. The community is incredibly charming and has a slightly European feel to it.  This particular townhouse originally had 3 bedrooms but a prior owner converted it to 2 bedrooms to create a large master suite and bath (there is a screened-in patio on the ground level that could potentially be enclosed to create an additional bedroom, office or playroom should the new owners so desire).

The home has 1,700 square feet of living space and was completely remodeled to create a spacious open floor plan on the first floor.  The extensive renovations include a stunning, sleek and modern kitchen complete with Mia Cucina cabinets, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances;  modern bathrooms with top-of-the-line fixtures and vanities; hurricane impact glass windows and doors; a modern, glass-framed staircase; and hardwood floors throughout. Additionally, the roof and air conditioner were recently replaced, so the home is move-in ready!

Other special features about this property include an air conditioned one-car garage with tons of extra storage, an adorable outdoor patio with gorgeous landscaping and a tranquil water feature, and a large terrace off of the master on the second level.

Okay, enough talking – let’s get to the good stuff – check out all the drool-worthy photos below! And a BIG congrats to the buyers and sellers on closing this fantastic transaction!

Images courtesy of Lindsey Brown, EWM International Realty

Pair of New Construction Townhouses in Center Grove Sell for $780,000 Each

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3127-3129 Matilda Street | Miami, FL 33133

Last December I wrote about a pair of new construction townhouses that were under contract on Matilda Street in Center Grove.  The asking price for each townhouse was $795,900, and both units have now sold for $780,000 ($355/sf) a piece.

The townhouses have 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,200 square feet of living space.  Each unit has a carport, a backyard patio with a pool, and a rooftop terrace.   Located on Matilda St. between Shipping and Day Ave., the new owners are just a quick walk to Cocowalk and Downtown Coconut Grove.

New construction properties like these in Center Grove are few and far between, and many of them sell before the developer even breaks ground.  Contact me today to find out about other new construction opportunities in the Grove at 305.799.2124 or lrubens@bhsusa.com.

Just Sold: 3 Bedroom Townhouse in Coconut Grove for Under $500k

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3 bedrooms/2.5 bathrooms | 1,470 sf | built in 1993 | sold for $479,550

Congrats to my buyer on closing on this fabulous townhouse in Center Coconut Grove! This bright, 3 bedroom corner unit sold for under $500,000 which is quite rare to find in the neighborhood these days. The property is located on Mary Street in the quiet gated community of Grove Cove, which consists of 9 townhouses.

In addition to 3 bedrooms, the home has 2 full baths upstairs and a half bath on the main floor, as well as an updated kitchen, a one car garage and a lovely, landscaped backyard patio.  Although the property has less than 2,000 square feet of living space, it has vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan, which makes it feel larger than it is.  The home has tile floors downstairs and carpet in the bedrooms, and there are beautiful brick pavers throughout the community and around the front and back of the property.

Check out all of the photos below, and feel free to contact me at lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com or 305.799.2124 for more information.

*photos courtesy of Jill Penman, One Sotheby’s International Realty

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Just Sold: New Construction Townhouse Resale in Center Grove

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3167 Gifford Lane, Miami, FL 33133
3 beds/4 full baths | 2,491 sf | built in December 2015 | sold for $963,000

Congratulations to my buyer who just closed on this gorgeous property in Center Coconut Grove! While technically this was a resale, the property is not even one year old and the seller had only lived in the home for a handful of months.  It is a larger townhouse with 3 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and almost 2,500 square feet of living space.  This was an off-market sale which closed for $963,000 ($387/sf).

Similar to other new construction homes in the neighborhood, this townhouse is ultra-modern and comes with all of the incredible bells and whistles of buying new construction today (think impact glass throughout, sleek kitchen with white quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances, recessed LED lighting, indoor/outdoor sound system, advanced security system with outdoor cameras, and porcelain tile “wood look” floors throughout).

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This particular property is unique in that it has two A/C zones (one upstairs and one downstairs) as well as a gas range, gas water heater and gas dryer. Other notable features include 20-foot ceilings in the living room and dining room, a large rooftop patio with a wet bar, a spacious backyard with heated pool, 1 car garage with porcelain floors, a spacious built-out closet in the master suite and an enormous rainhead glass shower and soaking tub in the master bath.

And of course, one of the best parts about this property is its fabulous location in the heart of Center Grove.  This home is located on Gifford Lane, a quiet, tree-lined street just minutes from Cocowalk and Downtown Coconut Grove.  It’s not easy to find a new construction property like this in Coconut Grove for under $1 million these days. Even though this property was never listed on the MLS, I live and work in the Grove and found out about this opportunity early on.  I was able to get my client in the door and negotiate a deal for him very quickly, and now he’s the lucky new owner!

If you are interested in buying or selling a home like this in Coconut Grove or the surrounding neighborhoods, I would love the opportunity to work with you! Call or email me at any time at 305-799-2124 or lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com.

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Just Sold: 3103 Oak Ave., Coconut Grove

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3 beds/2.5 baths | 2,200 sf | built in 2004 | Sold for $610,000

Congratulations to my sellers who just closed on the sale of their beautiful Center Coconut Grove townhouse today!  Built in 2004, this 2-story townhouse is located in the heart of Center Grove, just steps to Cocowalk! The property has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a half bath on the main level.  It features a gated entry, one car garage, marble floors throughout the living areas, bamboo wood floors in the bedrooms, a walk-in closet in the master bedroom and double sinks in the master bath.

The sellers made several modern updates to the property including resurfacing the kitchen cabinets, a new, counter-depth refrigerator, new kitchen faucet, modern light fixtures, and modern railings on the staircase. The backyard was recently landscaped and features a private patio with plenty of sun and room for a pool. The home is situated across from Kirk Munroe Park and tennis courts, and is just minutes from cafes, schools and more!

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Inventory for similar properties in Center Grove continues to remain tight!  Take a look at the active listings below.  And as always, contact me today for more information about buying or selling a home in Coconut Grove or the surrounding neighborhoods!

lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com | 305.799.2124

Active 3 Bedroom Listings in Center Coconut Grove

Address LA #Beds #FB #HB List Price LP$/SqFt YR
3333 RICE ST # 403 1751 3 3 0 938,800 536.151 2006
3036 MCDONALD ST # 4 2350 3 2 1 915,000 389.362 2006
3395 SHIPPING AV # A 2628 3 4 0 880,380 335 2015
3395 SHIPPING AV # B 2628 3 4 0 867,240 330 2015
3274 DAY AV # 3274 2862 3 2 1 849,000 296.646 2015
3276 DAY AV # 3276 2862 3 2 1 849,000 296.646 2015
3270 Day Avenue # 3270 2529 3 3 839,000 331.752 2015
3272 Day Avenue # 3272 2529 3 3 819,000 323.843 2015
2955 Bird Ave # PH A 1576 3 3 0 788,000 500 2015
3130 DAY AV # 3130 2368 3 2 1 769,000 324.747 2002
3055 INDIANA ST # 13 2350 3 2 1 769,000 327.234 2006
3241 PERCIVAL AV # 0 2592 3 3 1 759,000 292.824 2014
3333 RICE ST # 401 1644 3 3 0 749,900 456.144 2006
3258 BIRD AV # 1 2280 3 3 0 720,000 315.789 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 5 2280 3 3 0 720,000 315.789 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 6 2280 3 3 0 720,000 315.789 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 10 2280 3 3 0 720,000 315.789 2016
3059 INDIANA ST # 15 2350 3 2 1 715,000 304.255 2006
3260 BIRD AV # 2 2280 3 3 0 699,900 306.974 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 3 2280 3 3 0 699,900 306.974 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 4 2280 3 3 0 699,900 306.974 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 7 2280 3 3 0 699,900 306.974 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 8 2280 3 3 0 699,900 306.974 2016
3258 Bird Ave # 9 2280 3 3 0 699,900 306.974 2016
3060 ORANGE ST # 3060 2580 3 3 0 688,860 267 1998
3125 JACKSON AV # 3125 2410 3 2 1 669,000 277.593 1997
3101 HIBISCUS ST # 3101 1604 3 2 1 650,000 405.237 2011
2769 Coconut Ave # 2769 2476 3 3 1 650,000 262.52 2005
3269 ALLAMANDA ST # 0 2060 3 2 1 649,999 315.533 1994
3271 MATILDA ST # 3271 2130 3 2 1 625,000 293.427 2007
3273 MATILDA ST # 3273 2130 3 2 1 625,000 293.427 2007
3090 Shipping Ave # 3090 1685 3 2 1 599,900 356.024 2005
3186 NEW YORK ST # 0 2460 3 2 1 599,000 243.496 2008
3123 MARY ST # 9 1470 3 2 1 595,000 404.762 1993
2903 JACKSON AV # 12 1670 3 2 1 589,000 352.695 1997
3259 GIFFORD LN # 3259 1966 3 2 1 559,000 284.334 1996
3045 HIBISCUS ST # 3045 1922 3 2 1 549,000 285.64 2008
3045 HIBISCUS ST # 3047 1922 3 2 1 549,000 285.64 2008
2761 W TRADE AV # 2761 1510 3 2 1 539,000 356.954 1999
3103 HIBISCUS ST # 3103 1604 3 2 1 490,000 305.486 2011
3273 PERCIVAL AV # 2 2612 4 3 0 488,500 187.021 2007