From its spirited beginning to its modern additions, Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood is one of the most unique options for those searching for a new place to call home in the Miami area. This eclectic neighborhood is full of charm, and for good reason.
To understand the Coconut Grove of today you need to step back a bit into history. First founded in the late 1800s, its said intellectuals, artists, pioneers and adventurers all had their sights set on Coconut Grove. As Miami’s oldest neighborhood, the bohemian charm of Coconut Grove has continued to attract a diverse mix of residents.
Home to celebrities
That includes musicians, writers, artists and tycoons. Past and present local celebrities with ties to Coconut Grove have included everyone from Madonna to Jimmy Buffett, David Crosby to Tennessee Williams and Alexander Graham Bell.
Overflowing with sites and attractions
These days Coconut Grove is full of a mix of gourmet restaurants, galleries and charming boutique stores. The neighborhood is also home to the celebrated Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and the popular shopping and dining district of CocoWalk. Each year the neighborhood ushers int the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, bringing in hundreds of artists and live entertainment.
Mix of housing
This funky, laid-back neighborhood is also quite diverse when it comes to its housing. Buyers can search for a condo, a newer construction townhome, a cozy bungalow or a luxury home in Coconut Grove. For those with a larger budget, you’ll also find some pricy waterfront estates, including some priced in the tens of millions of dollars.
Boating & sailing possibilities
The location right on Biscayne Bay also makes it a favorite for watersports. There are several marinas, yacht clubs and even a sailing club at home in Coconut Grove. This makes it easy to indulge in a boating and sailing lifestyle.