Pinecrest Real Estate
Pinecrest Real Estate Makes the Village One of the Most Sought-after Miami Neighborhoods
Located on the southern tip of Miami, The Village of Pinecrest is an exciting and growing eight square mile neighborhood. The City is famous for its Miami luxury estate homes, highly ranked Public Schools, abundant parks, palm and oak tree lined streets within a family-friendly atmosphere. Incorporated on March 12, 1996, Pinecrest is populated by nearly 20,000 residents and over 6,000 homes.
Pinecrest is recognized as an area that helped define Miami. It once was home to one of the city’s first attractions, Parrot Jungle and Gardens, which opened in the 1930’s and today resides in South Beach. The combination of the availability of spacious properties and its desirable location helped Pinecrest real estate to develop expansively in the 50’s and 60’s. The area’s popularity continued to grow throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s when long-term residents, Evelyn Langlieb Greer and Gary Matzner lobbied to incorporate the area as its own municipality.
Today Pinecrest real estate is known for its sizable properties from ½ acre to 1-plus acres, plentiful mango, oak, and palm trees, mark the diverse selection of architectural designs, include ranch-style homes and designer estates. Pinecrest architectural designs also represent 1980’s suburban, 1990’s Mediterranean, and the 2000’s trend of Bahamian and Key West style homes. Home values in Pinecrest range from $450,000 to over $8 million dollars. The Village also features several condominium buildings with unit values ranging from $125,000 to $500,000.
As a testament to its reputation for Miami luxury real estate and homes, Pinecrest is a highly sought-after destination for celebrities and high-profile individuals who want to experience estate living in a quiet suburban environment. Famous Pinecrest residents include Miami Heat basketball star, Dwayne Wade, award-winning music producer, Timbaland, TV personality, Cristina, and eight-time Major League Baseball All Star, Andre Dawson, as well as many corporate executives.
Residents of Pinecrest real estate take advantage of premiere community amenities including its own police force and radio station, 1590 AM WQFS. As the area continues to mature, the Village Council continues to improve the city. Most recently, the Village of Pinecrest welcomed the new Community Center, which includes a fitness center and the Pinecrest Branch Library. Another popular attraction is the community’s eight parks such as the Pinecrest Gardens with a Splash ‘N Play, Petting Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
Pinecrest residents are in the district of some of Miami-Dade County’s finest public schools. These include Pinecrest Elementary School, Palmetto Elementary School, Howard Drive Elementary School, Palmetto Middle School, and Miami Palmetto Senior High School, which was ranked 45 in the United States. Pinecrest is also home to several top-rated private schools, including Gulliver Prepatory, Temple Beth Am Day School, Bet Shira Congregation, Kendall United Methodist, Pinecrest Presbyterian and St. Louis Covenant.
When residents are ready to explore Miami Real Estate, they can rest easy knowing that Pinecrest is only 20-30 minutes away from many of the city’s beloved attractions including South Beach, Downtown Miami, Brickell, Coral Gables dining, Coconut Grove parks and shops, Dadeland Mall, The Falls, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Matheson Hammock Park and Beach and Miami Metro Zoo. Pinecrest is also located in close proximity to the popular Fairchild Tropical Gardens, which features an 83-acre botanic garden with a collection of rare tropical plants.
A Miami lifestyle this fulfilling can only be found in the City of Pinecrest. To learn more about residing in this beautiful city and in some of the finest Miami luxury estates and homes, contact us today.