Sunset Islands Community Information
Island properties for sale near Miami and Miami Beach are generally geared toward the upscale market and few of them represent that as much as do the Sunset Islands. These four interconnected islands are home to some of the most luxurious estates in the area. They also represent a close-knit community of individuals who are able to lead the life of luxury in one of the most desirable locations near Miami. These islands are located on Biscayne Bay and their waterfront access and views make them consistently desirable, even with the fluctuations of the real estate market.
Sunset Islands I through IV are among the most sought-after waterfront gated communities in Miami Beach. They feature elegant homes on the bay , wide canals and dry lots. Homeowners enjoy panoramic views, security, privacy and not to mention ideal location – The Sunset Islands are situated in Miami Beach’s most prestigious locations, adjacent to the world famous South Beach, minutes away from direct access to the Atlantic Ocean and ease of access to downtown Miami.
Sunset Islands real estate is some of the most desirable in Florida. As a Sunset Island resident, you will enjoy the seclusion and security of an island setting in a guard gated community and not to forget what the name implies, gorgeous sunset views. The islands have attracted a variety of celebrities and notable figures like Anna Kournikova, Enrique Iglesias, South Beach Diet author Dr. Arthur Agaston, Miami Beach developer Steve Muss, Lenny Kravits, and architect Chad Oppenheim. While there are a few more moderate inland homes, the emphasis is on luxurious bayfront homes with unobstructed views – featuring a mix of beautiful, lavish and luxurious properties. Comprising a four island chain, these are named Sunset Island I, Sunset Island II, Sunset Island III, and Sunset Island IV.
Most of the waterfront lots on Islands I and II are at least 20,000 sq. ft with 100 feet of water frontage. The two southernmost islands III and IV are a bit closer to Miami Beach’s zing. Each of the four islands has homes ranging from traditional with old charm and Mediterranean Revivals, to trend-setting sophisticated contemporaries with their own unique appeal.