Building Spotlight: Cloisters on the Bay

Cloisters on the Bay is a contemporary gated community of stunning villas located on the waterfront of the Miami neighborhood of Coconut Grove. This delightful enclave on Biscayne Bay offers an alternative lifestyle to the high rises that are typical of Miami. Developed by Ed Popkin and designed by the architectural firm, Ferguson Glasgow, the community was complete in 2004.

There are just 40 detached 3-story villas with three- to six-bedrooms featuring generous living spaces ranging from 4,963 to 7,100 square feet, private patios, detached 2-car garages, private elevators, high end finishes, marble floors, gourmet kitchens with designer cabinetry and modern bathrooms.

Amenities at Cloisters by the Bay feature lush tropical landscaped gardens and courtyard, tennis courts, refreshing swimming pool, privacy and security with controlled access to property. This community offers an ideal balance of idyllic waterfront homes with easy convenience to downtown Miami.

There are excellent private schools nearby including Ransom Everglades, Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart and St. Stephen’s.

This Coconut Grove location is just across from the popular neighborhood dining spots including Greenstreet Café, Le Bouchon du Grove, Strada, Farinelli’s, Peacock Café and Panorama. There are a variety of year round festivals including the world-famous CG Art Festival and the Mango Strut Parade. Nearby attractions include The Kampong, Vizcaya Museum and Barnacle State Park. For boating and sailing aficionados, there are several yacht clubs and access to Biscayne Bay.

At present there are 7 residences for sale at Cloisters on the Bay. The average list price is $2,836,571 or $507 per square foot. The units are on the market an average of 200 days. One rental is also available for an average of $10,000 per month for a one year lease.

For additional information and a tour of this very desirable Miami neighborhood community contact the Building Expert for Cloisters by the Bay at

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