Considered one of the oldest and most important communities in Florida, Coconut Grove is a bit of paradise amidst fast-paced Miami. The combination of a strong international presence, flourishing artistic community and pedestrian scale makes this charming waterfront village unlike anywhere else in Miami. Here old Floridian style defines the architecture to create a sophisticated laid back town perfect for the Brooklyn or Boston transplant and international set. Nestled along the Biscayne Bay, minutes to downtown, Miami International Airport, the Port of Miami, Metrorail and all major roadways make Coconut Grove homes for sale highly desirable. In addition to the beautiful homes, the coconut Grove condos for sale on the market are some of the most luxurious and attractive in the Miami market.
Here, local peacocks will visit your backyard and greet you in the morning. With 14 parks and a marina, there are many opportunities for outdoor and water activities. Every year, residents from all over Miami gather for the rich, colorful experience of the Coconut Grove Arts Festival started in the 1960s by fellow Grove bohemians. Coconut Grove's originality is also reflected in the restaurants. Whether you are looking for an upscale French-Mediterranean experience, spicy Peruvian influenced cuisine, sophisticated Indian or casual burger after a day of boating, the Grove has it all. The sounds of jazz, salsa, and reggae fill the local neighborhood bars. Coconut Grove stores offer a collection of independent shops and boutiques.
Coconut Grove Montessori School is a highly respected preschool through elementary private Montessori school. Another nearby Montessori option for preschool is the popular Village Montessori School. Both schools also offer summer camp programs. For private day school, there is the highly prestigious Ransom Everglades School serving grades 6 through 12. Founded in 1902, the school is considered one of the top three college preparatory schools in Miami. Additional private school options include: La Salle High School, Saint Hugh Catholic School, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Day School, and Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart.
The local public schools are also very strong and include: Coconut Grove Elementary School, George Washington Carver Middle School, and George W. Carver Elementary. It’s also important to note that George Washington Carver is the only public middle school recognized by the foreign governments of France, Germany, Italy, and Spain in the county. Recently, the well-regarded charter high school the Academy of Arts and Minds Charter High School opened in the area.
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