Department Store-Sized Contemporary Mansion Has Rooftop Playground

I have so many questions about this house, and no, “Why is there a colorful cow in the front yard lake?” is not one of them. It’s obviously contemporary art, although whether it’s good art is rather dubious. And that’s not a lake, just a pointlessly massive water feature. There are a lots of other weird things I don’t have answers for though.

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The Biggest Condo on The Market in Miami Proper is This $24M Penthouse

This giant condo, at Grove at Grand Bay, the famously twisting towers in Coconut Grove, is a whopping 10,600 square feet on one huge floor. Listed for $24 million, it’s the largest condo currently on the market in Miami proper (that would be the City of Miami, not including Miami Beach, etc.). The unit is being offered fully furnished, with an interior design by Nick Luaces, including the art work.

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Hedonistic Bachelor Pad and Fashion Studio in Coconut Grove is Asking $2M

Although a good real estate listing makes you feel like you could live there, a lot of the fun of exploring real estate listings is guessing at the lives of the people who currently live there. This house is a great example. It’s a three building compound in the center of Coconut Grove, surrounded by a concrete wall, with a two-story fashion studio attached. Oh, and there are two outside showers big enough to share with a few friends.

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Midcentury Split-Level With Kidney-Bean-Shaped Pool in Miami Shores Wants $1.185 Million

Built in 1954, this split-level mid-century ranch house has been redone while preserving some of the 1950s flair that made it unique. The 3,360 square foot place, with four bedrooms, and four and a half baths, is listed for $1.185 million, which, after the cost of the renovation, is just a little bit above the $835,000 the owner spent on the place in 2014. It’s a buyer’s market people!

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Both Penthouses at the Grovenor (No, Not Grosvenor) House Are Languishing on the Market

Grosvenor is the famous last name of the British Dukes of Westminster, a prominent family in that country that goes all the way back to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Grosvenor House, in London, is a luxury hotel that stands on the former site of the family’s palatial townhouse. In Miami, there’s a condo tower called Grovenor House. It has nothing to do with the family or the hotel, and no, its name isn’t a misspelling. It’s a pun. Developed by CMC Group, is in Coconut Grove. Get it?

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