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Key Biscayne Local Real Estate Guide
If you're looking for island living in a quiet and small community, then Key Biscayne is a definite must-visit for you. Located on the island of Key Biscayne this community of around 10,000 people is connected to Miami with the Rickenbacker Causeway.
With a location that is south of Miami Beach and to the east of Miami, this island and community are in an ideal location. The community of Key Biscayne is bordered by Crandon Park a Miami-Dade County park, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay.
So yes, your Key Biscayne realtor will more than likely showing off the wonderful green spaces, beaches and outdoor amenities of this small family-oriented community. Crandon Park is an urban park with a wide mix of facilities including a marina, golf course, a tennis center, a family amusement center, picnic spots and a nature center. A section of this popular park is known as the Bear Cut Preserve and is a designated Environmental Study Area. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is well-known for being home to Cape Florida Light - the oldest standing structure in all of greater Miami. With over a mile of sandy beachfront, this park is an ideal location for swimming, snorkeling, boating, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing.
When visiting Key Biscayne homes, make sure your realtor takes a break to show off these incredible green spaces and beaches. As well, there are likely houses for sale in Key Biscayne that border on these two outdoor areas on the island of Key Biscayne.
The village of Key Biscayne was only recently incorporated in 1991 and was the first new city in the Miami-Dade County in over 50 years. Since its incorporation, the village has its own fire department, police department, town council and recently upgraded elementary and middle schools. The schools on the island are managed by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system.
During your visit to Key Biscayne neighborhoods and homes, you'll likely drive by the recently developed civic center that features police, fire and administration buildings and a very robust recreation and community center. This community center has indoor multi-use courts for squash and other uses, an outdoor swimming pool and a highly regarded musical theater program.
A spot that you will likely find yourself visiting frequently when living in Key Biscayne is the village library. This library is unique in that its setting is in the midst of tropical gardens that include a pond that features ducks, turtles and fish. With over 6,000 square feet you'll be able to find the book, DVD, music or ebook that you're looking for. Don't forget to look into the numerous events at this community-oriented library.
There is a wide mix of houses for sale in Key Biscayne including condominiums, houses, duplexes, and weekend get-aways. There are a number of new condominium developments in this village including Key Colony, Island House, Ocean Lane Plaza, and The Towers of Key Biscayne. Ask your realtor to show you these and the other outstanding condo options on the island.
Although Key Biscayne is a relatively small community, you won't be at a loss when it comes to shopping and dining. The list of restaurants in this village will have you struggling to narrow down your choice - whether you want fine dining, casual family fare, international or a slice of pizza - there are lots of options for you. Known for its stylish boutiques and unique stores you can easily find the latest in swimwear, home furnishings, and clothing.
Really, what more could you want from island life? A community that offers a wide mix of entertainment and recreation options, leading schools, an active community library, restaurants and shopping and of course the lush green spaces and beaches. There are lots of reasons why Key Biscayne homes don?t stay on the market for long!