Casa Bahia Become Second Most Expensive Miami-Dade Home at $50 MillionSeptember 29, 2016
Casa Bahia is found in Coconut Grove and provides a very beautiful contemporary home. Recently, it was listed for $50 million and became the second most expensive home for sale in Miami-Dade County. The Faena House penthouse is the only listing higher at $55 million.
The home was designed by Alejandro Landes, a filmmaker. It was the first home Landes designed and he worked with Zyscovich Architects. THe home covers 20,000 square feet and its truly a work of art featuring very sleek finishes and an exposed exoskeleton wrapped with white, glass and teak stucco.
The master bedroom features one of the finest views of the Biscayne Bay found in all of Coconut Grove. Of course, views from other areas of the home are also quite amazing because of the floor-to-ceiling windows found throughout. The rooftop deck aand floating balconies also provide incredible views.
Along with the views, the home features cantilevered sinks, a home theater room, an eight-car gallery, a wine room, a protected dock and a 73-foot infinity-edge swimming pool. It was the winner of the Architizer Popular Choice A+ awared in the Architecture + Water category. The seven-bedroom home provides four kitchens, an acre of land and interior designed by Catalina Echavarria of CEU Studio, the second owner of the home and Landes’ mother.
The home is accessed from a floating staircase, which is suspended above water. The front also features a beautiful courtyard to add to the artsy feel of the home.
Echavarria bought the land for the home about ten years ago, but wasn’t ready to build on the property. She wanted to create all of the home’s interiros and design plenty of pieces of furniture for it first. All of the furniture she designed is inluded in the asking price for the home.
Ms. Echavarria moved into the home about a year ago, but is selling the home because she have another in Bali. She spends so much time traveling, she decided it wasn’t necessary to own the home any longer.
Facts About the Home
Casa Bahia is a handmade home covering 41,125 sqaure feet of land with 20,000 square feet of living space. It’s situated on 518 feet of waterfront and 80 feet of protected boat dock area. It also features:
- 7 bedrooms
- 8 spa bathrooms
- 1 powder room
- 73-foot infinity lap pool
- Steam Room
- 4 kithcnes
- A home theatre room
- A 700-bottle wine room with climate controls
- An 8-car gallery
- A 12-person elevator
The home has been featured in many publications, as well. From Curbed.com to The Times, it has been the subject of many articles. Even The Wall Street Journal has featured Casa Bahia. The beautiful interiors and the price of the home have made it a regular subject of many articles written across numerous publications.
As the second most expensive home listed in Miami-Dade County, Casa Bahia doesn’t disappoint. It’s a true work of art and one anybody with $50 million would be proud to call home.