Archive for July, 2011

La Gorce Island – Miami Beach, FL

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

La Gorce Island one of Miami Beach’s secured Islands located on the North end of North Bay Road and Pinetree Drive consisting of 95 homes approximately 33 of these homes are waterfront.

La Gorce Island provides its residents with round the clock guarded security entry gate, in addition to roving patrol cars day and night and water patrol in the evenings.

During President Obama’s last visit to Miami a few weeks ago his visit started in one of Miami Beach’s finest homes located in La Gorce Island.

La Gorce Island is perfectly maintained provides residents quality service and perfectly manicured streetscapes.

Available homes for sale today are priced as follows:

Non waterfront homes range in asking price from:

–  $2,199,000.00 for 15 La Gorce Circle, a corner lot of 14,375 sq. ft. with a 2 story 6 bedroom 6 ½ bath home totaling 5,006 sq. ft.

–  $3,200,000.00 for 6700 Windsor Lane a corner lot of 17,250 sq. ft. with a 2 story 7 bedroom 5 ½ bath home totaling 5,006 sq. ft.

Waterfront Homes range in asking price from:

– $10,200,000.00 for 64 La Gorce Circle, an 11,460 sq. ft home with 29,507 sq. ft. of land with 158 feet of waterfront.

–  $13,900,000.00 for 100 La Gorce Circle, a 12,352 sq. ft. home with 77,748 sq. ft. of land and over 275 feet of waterfront.

La Gorce Island is one of Miami Beach’s most desirable address.

Aerial view of 36 La Gorce Circle, in La Gorce Island designed by “Society Architect” Maurice Fatio in 1937.  This elegant La Gorce Island waterfront residence has been meticulously and respectfully updated and it is one of Miami Beach’s most beautiful waterfront home, located on over one acre of land with approx. 232 feet of waterfront. This home sold in 1994 for $1,750,000.00;  In 1999 for $3,325,000.00;  in 2001 for $5.2M, and in 2004 for $10,700,000.00.

Aerial picture of the 1953 home formerly located at 30 La Gorce Circle. Revered architect Russell Pancoast was commissioned to design this home by William L McKnight then Chairman of the Board of the 3M Companies.  This La Gorce Island waterfront home had 13 bedrooms and 11 baths, with a total of 13,447 sq. ft. of living area, and the finest open bay and downtown skyline view in this city, the lot consists of 53,374 sq. ft. with approximately 320 feet of waterfront. In 1993 this home sold for $2,150,000.00; in 2006 it sold again for $7M and in 2006 it sold for $17M to the present owners who proceeded to tear the house down.