Just Rented: Gorgeous Condo at Epic Residences

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1 bedroom/1.5 bathrooms | 950 sq ft | Built in 2008 | Rented for $3,100/month

I just rented this stunning unit at Epic Residences in Downtown Miami.   Epic is a luxury hotel and condo building with 54 stories and 342 units, located just over the bridge that connects Brickell and Downtown Miami.  Epic offers some of the finest amenities and restaurants in Miami, including an Exhale spa and the world-famous Zuma restaurant.

This particular unit was a large 1 bedroom floor plan with 1 full bathroom, a powder room, and 950 square feet of living space. The unit had beautiful finishes including Snaidero cabinetry, stainless steel Miele appliances,
his and her vessel sinks, a 72” x 60” tub/shower, TOTO toilets and bidet, and spacious walk-in closets.  It had sparkling marble floors, custom window shades, an oversize balcony, and of course, that stunning view of Biscayne Bay.   The unit rented for $3,100/month.

My clients had been renting in the building for the last two years and needed to move because their unit was being sold.  They love living at Epic and could not imagine moving elsewhere, a sentiment that seems to be shared with the other residents in the building.

Check out more photos below, and for more info, contact me directly at lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com or 305.799.2124.

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Lindsay Rubens Recognized in Avatar’s President’s Circle for 2015 Sales

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I am excited to share that I have been recognized within Avatar’s prestigious President’s Circle for my sales performance in 2015, with more than $3 million in sales.  Thank you to my wonderful clients for choosing me for your real estate needs – it has been a pleasure to work with each of you and get to do what I love every single day!

2015 was truly a spectacular year, as my husband and I also welcomed our baby girl to the world in October!   Sloane Noa Rubens arrived on 10/29/15 at 6:33pm, and she has already assisted Mommy with three showings in her 5.5 months of life.  She looks forward to meeting all of you soon!

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Center Coconut Grove Townhouse Sells for $1,072,000

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4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms | 3,107sf | Built in 2001 | Sold for $1,072,000

A freestanding “mini mansion” in Center Grove closed on August 24, 2015 for $1,072,000 ($345/sf).  The property was originally listed at the end of March 2015 for $1,350,000, and had price reductions in April and May, to $1,190,000 and $1,149,000 respectively.   The listing agent was Berk Boge of Miami Real Estate Company.

According to the MLS listing, the property  was built in 2001 by “Center Grove’s most experienced developer for his own family.”  The home is larger than most in the neighborhood, complete with 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3,100+ square feet of living space.  It is also a unique property in that it is freestanding (i.e. shares no walls or roof with a neighboring home, which is the norm in the neighborhood).

The listing further provides that the home features marble and wood floors throughout,  20+ feet ceilings in the foyer and formal living room, formal dining, open kitchen with snack counter and large family room.  The property also has a covered, private backyard patio with an oversized pool and summer kitchen, and a two car garage that has been converted into a fifth bedroom.

While this was the priciest townhouse sale in Center Grove over the last 12 months based on sales price (as per the MLS data), its sales price per square foot ($345) is just slightly above the average range for the neighborhood.  Situated on Virginia St. just off of Shipping Ave., the property has an ideal location just walking distance to Blanche Park dog and kiddie park and Coco Walk.

Check out more photos of the property below, or click here for a virtual tour.  For more information on this sale or other properties in the Grove and surrounding neighborhoods, contact me directly at lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com or 305.799.2124.

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*Photos courtesy of Miami Real Estate Company

Just Sold: Gorgeous Condo at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Coconut Grove

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The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Coconut Grove
4300 SW 27 Ave., #1407 | 2 beds/2.5 baths | 1,666 sf | built in 2001 | Sold for $900,000 ($540/sf)

Congratulations to my buyer who just closed on this stunning condominium at the exclusive Ritz-Carlton Residences in Coconut Grove!  Tucked away in the heart of Coconut Grove just off of 27th Ave. and Bayshore Drive, the property consists of 2 towers – one for hotel guests, another for residents. The residents’ tower has 22 floors with 115 units, complete with its own residents’ pool and gym.  Of course, residents can enjoy the hotel’s premier amenities, such as a state-of-the-art spa and pool, valet and concierge services, as well as the hotel’s cafe and fine dining.

This particular unit features a split floor plan with 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a half bath and 1,666 square feet of living space.  It was listed with Helen (Jeanne) Nicastri of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate.  The listing price was $950,000 and the property sold for $900,000 ($540/sf).  The unit has sparkling marble floors throughout, an open concept kitchen-dining-living room space, and an oversize balcony with beautiful views of Biscayne Bay, Downtown Miami, and the surrounding Coconut Grove neighborhood.  The sellers had updated the property with recessed lighting, fine wood cabinetry with a wet bar and wine refrigerator in the living room, as well as cabinetry in the second bedroom.

One of the best features of the unit is the spacious master suite, which has two large walk-in closets and a gorgeous marble bathroom with a glass shower and separate roman tub.  Take a look at all of the photos below!  And as always, contact me directly at 305-799-2124 or lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com for more info on buying or selling a unit at the Ritz-Carlton Residences or the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Back on the Market: 3103 Oak Ave., Coconut Grove

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3 bedrooms/2.5 bathrooms | 2,200 sf | Built in 2004 | $639,000

You may remember this beautiful Coconut Grove townhouse that I listed last fall.  Well, it’s back on the market and priced to sell!  The asking price is $639,000 (or $290/sf) which is a very competitive price for the neighborhood.

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.  The home features gated entry with a one car garage, foyer entrance, marble floors throughout the living areas and bamboo floors in the bedrooms, and a sparkling kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The master suite features a walk-in closet with built-ins and a balcony with room to enjoy your morning coffee. The owners have made several modern updates to the property including resurfaced kitchen cabinets, a new, counter-depth refrigerator, new kitchen faucet, gorgeous light fixtures which are included in the sale, and modern railings on the staircase. The backyard 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! Check out the photos below. For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact me directly at 305.799.2124 or lindsayrubens@avatarflorida.com. p649870428-4 p305340024-4 p290159441-4 p446173861-4 p159623363-4 p427670664-4 p419077888-4 p667210264-4 p277707310-4 p273618740-4 p319572607-4 p384218475-4 p183901269-4 p172076846-4 p55938486-4 p191013395-4