Key Biscayne Guide | Guide to Living in Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne

Beautiful Key Biscayne, Florida is located on an island east of Miami and connected to the mainland by the Rickenbacker Causeway. Bordered by Crandon Park to the north and the Bill Braggs Cape Florida State Park to the south, Key Biscayne was officially incorporated in 1991, becoming the first city in over a half-century to be recognized by Miami-Dade County.

Key Biscayne’s most recognizable feature is the historic Cape Florida Lighthouse, which is often seen in photos and video about the island. It is the oldest standing structure in Miami-Dade County.

History

The island itself was inhabited on and off by Native American tribes until 1513 when it was discovered by Juan Ponce de Leon. For many years, the Key Biscayne area was a large coconut plantation, but in 1947 that all changed when the Rickenbacker Causeway was opened and led to the led to the construction of shopping centers, large resorts, and condominium complexes dotting the island.

Homes

Despite the seemingly small size of the island, Key Biscayne is a rich mixture of single family homes, condos, and gated communities that makes for the perfect living conditions. Most of the homes have been constructed recently, so you can enjoy modern amenities while raising your family. There are homes with access to the surrounding ocean along with waterfront condo units that make for the perfect place to settle down.

Reasons to Live on Key Biscayne

It’s stunning location, excellent year-round weather, and quick access to amenities has created a real demand for housing on the island. But there are excellent reasons why the city is still in high-demand in terms of real estate.

Good Schools: Your children can attend excellent schools located a short distance from most neighborhoods in the Key Biscayne area;

Quick Access to Miami: Thanks to the Rickenbacker Causeway, you can zip into Miami and enjoy the many attractions that the city offers. Because Key Biscayne is close to the downtown Miami area, it is perfect for those who work and want to commute, go on shopping trips, or take advantage of what Miami has to offer while living in Key Biscayne.

Recreational Activities: There are plenty of things to do on the island. Starting with soaking in the beautiful sunshine that provides for warm temperatures all through the year which allow for the following activities;

Shopping Opportunities: Key Biscayne offers excellent shopping locations, starting with the Bayside Marketplace with its open-air shopping that is a refreshing change. Plus, Mary Brickell Village and the new Brickell City Centre offers an excellent combination of retail stores, shops, and excellent restaurants that make for the perfect day out.

You can find what you need in Key Biscayne to live comfortably and it’s all close to your home. For those who want to live in comfort while having what they need nearby, Key Biscayne is the perfect place for you! Call us at 305-968-8397 to discuss your living options in Key Biscayne or contact us here.

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441 Results Days on Site (new to old)
21
$860,000 New For Sale
201 Crandon Blvd #324
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,531 sq ft
35
$1,560,000 New For Sale
739 Crandon Blvd #301
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 3 baths | Condo
34
$3,385,000 New For Sale
341 Palmwood Ln
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
6 beds, 6 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,839 sq ft; lot: 7501 sq ft
12
$695,000 New For Sale
177 Ocean Lane Dr #510
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,260 sq ft
30
$2,795,000 New For Sale
749 Crandon Blvd #511
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
4 beds, 4 baths | Condo
3,420 sq ft
21
$655,000 New For Sale
161 Crandon Blvd #419
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,600 sq ft
23
$1,249,000 New For Sale
709 Crandon Blvd #309
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 3 baths | Condo
1,830 sq ft
40
$5,995,000 New For Sale
1051 Mariner Dr
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
5 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,902 sq ft; lot: 16370 sq ft
21
$1,600,000 New For Sale
455 Grand Bay Dr #312-313
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,247 sq ft
15
$595,000 New For Sale
1121 Crandon Blvd #D205
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,409 sq ft
18
$2,550,000 New For Sale
350 W Heather Dr
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
6 beds, 5 baths | Single Family Home
3,903 sq ft; lot: 7501 sq ft
32
$1,695,000 New For Sale
741 Crandon Blvd #403
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 3 baths | Condo
2,220 sq ft
15
$745,000 New For Sale
1121 Crandon Blvd #D1204
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,409 sq ft
23
$1,500,000 For Sale
605 Ocean Dr #2L
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 3 baths | Condo
1,772 sq ft
13
$2,300,000 For Sale
791 Crandon Blvd #604
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Condo
2,510 sq ft
13
$980,000 For Sale
151 Crandon Blvd #536
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,532 sq ft
24
$392,000 For Sale
798 Crandon Blvd #45-B
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
1 bed, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Condo
776 sq ft
15
$1,060,000 For Sale
1121 NE Crandon Blvd #E702
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,782 sq ft
1
$2,195,000 For Sale
640 Fernwood Rd
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Condo
2,155 sq ft
11
$675,000 For Sale
455 Grand Bay Dr #711
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
1 bath | Condo
376 sq ft

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