Coral Gables Neighborhood Guide

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Coral Gables, one of the oldest areas of South Florida, was founded in 1925, and is one of the country’s first planned communities. It is full of beautiful parks, some of the area’s best restaurants, upscale agalleries, theaters and a selection of night time activities sure to please anyone. Lush vegetation, terracotta roofs, and beautifully painted homes and businesses give Coral Gables a unique feeling.

Much of Coral Gables is protected under a Historic Preservation Ordinance, so if you live here there’s no need to worry that the community will lose its charm.

The City of Coral Gables is in the midst of implementing its Neighborhood Renaissance program which will make it even a better choice for retirees and young families alike. The program includes building a new senior center, development of new parks, restoration of historic monuments and new pedestrian-friendly improvements across the city.

Miracle Mile

The central business district, dubbed Miracle Mile, is actually less than a mile long. It is home to the historic Colonnade Building, exclusive shops and some of the best restaurants in Florida. There is even a free, wifi-equipped, air-conditioned trolley system to help you get around, helping to make Coral Gables one of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in the country.

New art installations and galleries are planned for Miracle Mile, including public art by artists David Brooks and Meejin Yoon.

Coral Way

The first road built in Coral Gables by the city’s founder George E. Merrick, is the place to find some of the most beautiful homes in the area. You’ll find everything from Art Deco homes to Bungalows and Mission Revival styles. The area surrounding Coral Way is known for its historic thoroughfare that runs between Coral Gables and Miami.

Coral Way is full of parks and recreation activities including Douglas Park and the Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park. You can find lovely homes in the area in the $350,000 to $650,000 price range.

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The neighborhoods surrounding Coral Way include:
Coral Gate, a close-knit, family-friendly community was Miami’s first planned subdivision.
Golden Pines, a quiet neighborhood where you can find people sitting on their porches in the evening, or walking to dinner.
Shenandoah, a popular neighborhood nestled near Miracle Mile, and walking distance from its restaurants, bars and other activities.

Old Cutler Bay

Established in the 1960s, Old Cutler Bay is a fine examples of the exclusive, waterfront communities to be found in Coral Gables, right next to the historic and charm-filled neighborhoods. Homes in this gated community range from $2 million to around $10 million.

Journey’s Bay

If you are looking for the most secluded and luxurious areas to live in Coral Gables, you’ve found it. Homes here average around $9 million. But you get a lot for that price including a private Marina, and a beautiful canal system that meanders through the neighborhood. There are only 18 private estates in the neighborhood, so if you want to live here, you’ll want to call us so we can work our magic for you.

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