Discover where to buy the most expensive housing in Florida, in the search for luxury real estate

Discover where to buy the most expensive housing in Florida, in the search for luxury real estate

Florida offers its residents and guests a unique combination of wild natural landscapes with miles of sandy beaches and an intense urban environment with a developed real estate market. This American state with a tropical climate is a paradise that is hard to resist. It is no wonder millionaires like to relax here. To match the high-end clientele to available offerings on the market, Florida is where you can find some of the most expensive apartments and prestigious villas in the USA.


Cities in Florida where you can buy luxury real estate:

1. Surfside

A small town on the Atlantic Ocean in the Miami metropolitan area. The population is approximately 6,000 people. The area of the territory is 361 acres or about 1.5 km2. The history of the city began with a private club on the beach, which was founded in 1930. It was the brainchild of the tire magnate Harvey Firestone and the Miami Beach developer Carl Fischer, who had the idea of creating an exclusive club. Membership was open only to men, mostly prominent businessmen from all over the USA. Their guests included former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

Surfside has two major north-south thoroughfares of Collins Avenue, which is state Road A1A and runs along the ocean, and Harding Avenue, one block to the west. Almost all high-rise condominiums and luxury hotels are located on Collins Avenue and the east side of Harding Avenue. Exclusive single-family homes and townhouses are being sold in areas west of Harding Avenue. 1 to 6-bedroom apartments are for sale in residential complexes.

Surfside housing is considered among the most expensive in Florida. The average income of locals here is $57,775, and the average cost of a house in 2022 is $619,300.

Examples of real estate:

An 86 m2 2-bedroom apartment in a condominium for $849,000

The building is located on the Atlantic Ocean and includes covered parking, a gym, a billiard room, swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, a spa, a barbecue area, and a private beach.

A 238 m² 4-bedroom house for $2,550,000

A dream house on the ocean, located just a few blocks from the best beaches, restaurants, and shops. This property has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The building is located on a plot of one and a half hectares. The modern layout of the floor area creates a cozy atmosphere and provides all possible amenities. It offers residents:

  • a spacious master bedroom with a view of the pool;
  • a fully-equipped kitchen with high-quality appliances;
  • shock-resistant windows and doors provide natural sunlight throughout the house;
  • a basketball court in the backyard;
  • an indoor swimming pool surrounded by trees;
  • a smart home system.

Discover where to buy the most expensive housing in Florida, in the search for luxury real estate

2. Key West

The southernmost point of Florida, a cozy town that is often called a "tropical paradise". Its population is 24,495. Palm trees, scuba diving, sport fishing, sailing, boating, and luxury real estate make this place an excellent option for high-quality living and recreation. Key West has the charm and atmosphere of an island city. The real estate market consists of low–rise buildings with neat townhouses and villas of 1 to 6 bedrooms.

The average income of Key West residents is $73,029, and the average cost of a house in 2022 is $686,700.

Examples of real estate:

A 168 m² 3-bedroom house for $815,000

This is a well-maintained pile house with 3 bedrooms and a renovated kitchen. It has a large plot with a comfortable recreation area and a swimming pool. The house has an open-plan living room with stainless steel appliances, a kitchen island, a separate laundry room, and a bathroom. The fully-fenced, beautifully landscaped plot offers reading areas, places for entertainment, and a huge shed for storing boats and other things.

A 2-story 232 m2 villa with 6 bedrooms for $2,450,000

This is a spacious residence in a modern style on a plot of 845 m2. A 6-bedroom villa on a hill that offers buyers:

  • a large parking lot, which can accommodate several vehicles;
  • a swimming pool;
  • a spacious courtyard with recreation areas;
  • a meditation area covered with artificial grass;
  • a barbecue area;
  • an ice machine;
  • a ping pong table;
  • a private boat dock;
  • the beach is a 2-minute walk away.

3. Miami

The main city of the state with 5 million people, this sunny metropolis offers its guests and residents a variety of entertainment, including sports, nightlife, and beaches. The combination of Cuban, Haitian, and Puerto Rican cultures creates a fun Latin American atmosphere that is a unique part of the local lifestyle. The area around South Beach is famous for fabulous movie star villas. Miami's real estate market is diverse. Here you can find exclusive apartments in high–rise residential complexes, luxury villas with 3 to 6 bedrooms, and neat houses for family living.

The median income in Miami is $49,212, and the median home value in 2022 is $347,700.

Examples of real estate:

A new 78.6 m² 1-bedroom apartment in The IVY complex for $495,000

The bright and spacious open-plan apartment features marble floors and stainless steel elements. Residents of the complex will have access to a wide range of amenities, including:

  • underground parking;
  • swimming pools;
  • a gym;
  • a playground;
  • a barbecue area;
  • a restaurant.

A 2-story 237.7 m² 4-bedroom villa for $350,000

This is a luxurious residence in the heart of Miami, which includes 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a private office, a maid's room, a foyer, 3 bathrooms, a living room, a dining room, a spacious dressing room, a laundry room, and a swimming pool. The house has high ceilings, reinforced floor-to-ceiling windows, quartz countertops, and LED lighting. The property is located within a short drive from Coconut Grove, Brickell, Coral Gables, and the city center. A branch of the Miami Skytrain runs nearby.

Discover where to buy the most expensive housing in Florida, in the search for luxury real estate

4. Marathon

One of the chains of tropical islands of the Florida Keys and the more southern Key West, where there is a sea atmosphere with a touch of retro, family festivals, and attractions. Recreational activities include swimming with dolphins, diving, and boating. Seafood festivals are held throughout the year, and many local restaurants serve fresh seafood dishes.

The population of the Marathon is 8,746 people. The average income in Marathon is $56,008, and the average cost of a house in 2022 is $517,200.

Examples of real estate:

A 2-story 215.5 m2 beach house for $4,275,000

This is a luxury 3-bedroom villa surrounded by water on three sides. The residence gives the feeling of a mini-resort, with a private pool and access to the sea. Owners will benefit from:

  • a swimming pool;
  • a boat berth;
  • a double gated entrance for exceptional privacy;
  • covered parking;
  • a barbecue area;
  • a recreation area around palm trees.

A 216.5 m² 5-bedroom villa for $3,900,000

This is an exclusive house with marble flooring and extremely spacious living areas on two floors. The western side overlooks the azure waters of the canals in Duck Key. Impact-resistant glass windows and glass doors offer stunning views of the street from all sides. The pier is equipped with a boat lift, a heated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, and a roof-top terrace, providing a 360-degree view of the tropical seascape surrounding the villa.

More exclusive property options in the popular cities of Florida are listed on the Florida-Real.Estate. Contact us to choose a property and receive advice on how to purchase a property to relocate to the USA.

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