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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437 Results Days on Site (new to old)
28
$3,250,000 New For Sale
667 Warren Ln
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
5 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,652 sq ft; lot: 7501 sq ft
27
$539,000 New For Sale
55 Ocean Lane Dr #1021
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,450 sq ft
16
$799,000 New For Sale
350 Grapetree Dr #415
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Condo
1,404 sq ft
27
$785,000 New For Sale
141 Crandon Blvd #331
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,790 sq ft
16
$1,195,000 New For Sale
1111 Crandon Blvd #B902
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,782 sq ft
16
$1,075,000 New For Sale
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,260 sq ft
1
$929,000 New For Sale
1121 Crandon Blvd #D504
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,409 sq ft
26
$1,300,000 New For Sale
151 Crandon Blvd #1004
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,838 sq ft
7
$324,700 For Sale
300 Sunrise Dr #2L
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
1 bed, 1 bath | Condo
440 sq ft
26
$1,185,000 For Sale
201 Crandon Blvd #831
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,531 sq ft
27
$875,000 For Sale
600 Grapetree Dr #3DS
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,889 sq ft
33
$1,750,000 For Sale
727 Crandon Blvd #PH1
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
4 beds, 3 baths | Condo
2,667 sq ft
29
$3,450,000 For Sale
430 Grand Bay Drive #202
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
3 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Condo
3,950 sq ft
39
$799,000 For Sale
1111 Crandon Blvd #A805
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,409 sq ft
11
$245,000 For Sale
195 Sunrise Dr #9
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
1 bed, 1 bath | Condo
689 sq ft
15
$350,000 For Sale
255 Sunrise Dr #105
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
890 sq ft
39
$10,750,000 For Sale
251 Knollwood Dr
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
6 beds, 9 baths | Single Family Home
8,818 sq ft; lot: 0.711 acres
4
$255,000 For Sale
797 Crandon Blvd #Cabana 6
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
1 bath | Condo
20
$487,000 For Sale
101 Ocean Lane Dr #309
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo
1,450 sq ft
13
$249,000 For Sale
797 Crandon Blvd #Cabana 8
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
1 bath | Condo

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