Arbor Coconut Grove

A short Story about Arbor Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove's welcoming and artistic atmosphere has attracted artists, musicians, and other creative types for decades. Writers such as Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Tennessee Williams once called Coconut Grove home. Today, that artistic vibe remains; residents and visitors alike can feel the relaxed atmosphere as they explore the area. Arbor Coconut Grove pays homage to the subtropical landscape and contemporary characteristics of Coconut Grove while serving as the perfect home for young families and empty-nesters who want to lead an active lifestyle.

The architecture

The project is a joint development project between Urban Atlantic Group and Oak Ventures. With the desire to create eco-friendly spaces in Miami's trendiest neighborhoods that offer residents convenience and sustainability while respecting the community's history, the developers commissioned local architects and designers from Behar Font to execute their vision. The contemporary design of the residences blends with the natural landscape, creating five stories of boutique luxury condos in Miami which make a spectacular place to call home. 

The Residences

Arbor Coconut Grove's five levels are home to 52 private two to three-bedroom residences, which include 10-foot ceilings, penthouse apartments with private terraces, two-story lofts, and townhomes with private gardens and 20-foot ceilings. The size of each unit varies between 1,474 and 2,150 square feet. The floor-to-ceiling windows in each of the residences offer picturesque views of the city, the bay, and nearby landscapes.

The Finishes

Designed by New York-based Samuel Amoia, the interiors of the Arbor Coconut Grove condos showcase the area's natural environment with upscale materials. Amoia, named by Vogue as "one of the Young Interior Designers to watch," has worked under big names such as Andre Balazs, Ian Schrager, and Stephen Sills. His work has been featured in multiple outlets such as The New York Times, Vogue, Architectural Digest, and the Wall Street Journal.  

The Amenities

Those who live at Arbor have access to a variety of convenient amenities in their building. The building has a 24-hour concierge and valet with plenty of space for parking and storage. The pet-friendly building also has a beautifully landscaped rooftop terrace and courtyard pool. Active residents will enjoy the use of the fitness center, the bicycle concierge, and shared bicycles for getting around town. Arbor Coconut Grove also has a social lounge for residents to attend events, mingle, and get to know their neighbors.

The History of Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove is the oldest permanent settlement in Miami-Dade County and has long been the laid-back Bohemian center of South Florida. The small community, annexed by the City of Miami in 1925, lies amidst subtropical flora and fauna along the shores of Biscayne Bay. Coconut Grove's rich and vibrant history is rooted in its connection to the sea. By the 1900s, the seaside community was a favorite stop for sailors because of its freshwater springs. Many of the first settlers came from the Bahamas via Key West bringing their lively Caribbean culture to the mainland.


The Neighborhood

Coconut Grove remains one of Miami's most diverse neighborhoods. Known for embracing art, culture, and individualism, this eclectic neighborhood is convenient to everything Miami has to offer. The neighborhood is close to the University of Miami, giving it a bit of a college feel with its varied coffee shops, outdoor cafes, and shopping at places like CocoWalk. Coconut Grove celebrates art and its history; each February artists from around the world sell their items at the Coconut Grove Arts Festival and the final Sunday of each year locals participate in wacky King Mango Strut Parade. Coconut Grove is also home to the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, former home of businessman James Deering, where visitors can attend a lantern float parade, yoga classes, or just stroll around the manicured gardens.



Coconut Grove Condos

Although this is new construction, it blends into the neighboring luxury condominium developments that dot the Biscayne Bay waterfront. Nearby luxury condos that enhance Miami's skyline include Park Grove, Ritz-Carlton, Grosvenor House, and Grove at Grand Bay. Arbor Coconut Grove holds a special place because of its seamless integration with its natural surroundings and promotion of an active lifestyle for its residents.

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Why We Recommend Arbor Coconut Grove

Arbor Coconut Grove provides residents the opportunity to feel a sense of community that isn't always present in more densely populated areas of Miami. With ample green spaces in a highly walkable area, residents of Arbor Coconut Grove can enjoy an active and relaxed lifestyle while being in close proximity to world-class dining, entertainment, and upscale shopping. Additionally, Arbor Coconut Grove gives potential buyers the opportunity to own a luxury apartment in Miami at a lower price point than many of the nearby ultra-luxury properties.


Comparing Properties


Located on Bayshore Drive in Coconut Grove on the former site of the Grand Bay Hotel, Grove at Grand Bay is a twin tower luxury condominium development. The 20-story towers are home to 98 residences with sweeping views of the bay from 12-foot floor-to-ceiling windows. The towers with their twisting facades designed by Bjark Ingles are some of the most distinctive buildings in Miami. Grove at Grand Bay boasts a wide variety of luxurious amenities such as five pools, including two rooftop pools, private elevators, a fitness center, spa, children's playground, pet spa, art gallery, and more. 


Park Grove is a complex of three towers on the waterfront in Coconut Grove. The large-scale project is designed by OMA's New York office with firm partner Shohei Shigematsu taking the lead and New York studio Meyer Davis is responsible for interior design. After the complex is completed, it will offer one million square feet of ultra-luxurious living residences across the five-acre development.


Those who want ultra-luxury in Coconut Grove buy at Grosvenor House. Located across the street from the marina, Grosvenor House has 33 floors that include two-story penthouses with private plunge pools.  Residents will also enjoy private elevators, ornate lobbies, wine cellars, stunning views of Biscayne Bay and much more.


Located on the waterfront in Coconut Grove, the luxury condos at Residences at Vizcaya were completed in 2010. This boutique building has six stories with 18 two to six-bedroom units that range in size from about 2,600 square feet to about 6,000 square feet. Residents will enjoy a fitness center, lap pool with private cabanas, and boat docks.

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