Matt’s Top South of Fifth Condo PicksAugust 30, 2013
The glamorous South of Fifth neighborhood of South Beach offers some of the most luxurious condos in all of South Florida. People from all over the world come here to enjoy an unparalleled standard of living. While there is a rich selection of unique condos to choose from, luxury real estate specialist Matt Crane has singled out the three condos that represent the cream of the crop of Miami Beach Condos.
The Continuum at South Beach
The Continuum is a resident complex situated on the southeastern tip of Miami Beach, overlooking both Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Sitting atop 12 acres of prime ocean front real estate, its two 42-story towers – Continuum I South and Continuum II North – have a total of 318 units, which vary in size from 1,201 to 7,374 square feet, among the largest on the market. There are numerous generous and innovative floor plans to choose from, which range from 1 to 5 bedrooms. Not only is every unit lavishly appointed and designed, but you can enjoy a wide range of amenities that include 1,000 feet of sandy white beach, full-service beach club with furniture and cabanas, pool pavilion, fully equipped fitness center, and world-class spa.
Murano at Portofino
This residential high-rise has received much acclaim for its world-class construction, peerless amenities, and professional staff. The Murano at Portofino is 37 stories and comprises a total of 189 luxurious residences, which include penthouses and townhomes. Its prime waterfront location puts it in close proximity to the popular Miami Beach Marina, South Pointe Park, award-winning restaurants and lounges, and the city’s best beachfront. Murano at Portofino units display contemporary designs, exquisite finishes, and a wide variety of floor plans. Its resort-style amenities include 600 feet of exclusive beachfront, a massive lobby with 20-foot high ceilings, a heated bayfront swimming pool, state-of-the-art spa, sauna and steam rooms, multi-level fitness center, two lighted tennis courts, and the exclusive Piaggia Beach club. Services include professional, round-the-clock security, valet parking, and concierge.
At 44 stories, this Mediterranean-style condo soars over the city and bay as one of the tallest buildings in the area. Built in 1997 by the acclaimed Jorge Perez, Portofino Tower was one of the first luxury condos to emerge in South Beach, and has remained the top destination for fine living. It has a total of 206 residences that range in size from 1,090 to as much as 5,000 square feet, some of the largest condos in Miami Beach. You can choose from 1 to 5 bedroom floor plans, which include expansive penthouse suites towards the top of the building. Units offer flow-through layouts, stunning views, floor-to-ceiling windows, world-class finishes, European kitchens with name brand appliances, large walk-in closets, and more. Portofino Tower’s amenities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, fitness center, full-time concierge service, recreation room, an exclusive club house, elegant four-story lobby, and still more.
Needless to say, any one of these condos is sure to suit even the most distinguished cosmopolitans. To find the best that South Beach has to offer, call Matt Crane at 785-571-5983.