Coconut Grove is located in the state of Florida and it has distinction of having the first hotel in South Florida built in it. At the time of its being built that is in 1882 it was referred to as Bay View Inn. Later its name got changed to Peacock Inn. City of Coconut Grove, which is also referred to as Cocoanut Grove, is located in the city of Miami in Miami Dade County. Lying towards west of Biscayne Bay, whole of this city comes under single zip code of 33133. Average home price is from $600,000 to $1,700,000.
This city has witnessed several stages of development during its appreciably long history. Out of all these stages of development, first one took place in 1825, soon after opening of lighthouse, operated by John Dubose, in Cape Florida. Next phase of development made its presence felt in this then quaint city in second half of the nineteenth century. This period, especially the 1870s, saw an influx of a large number of people to Coconut Grove. People who came here during were mainly a mixture of Northeast Americans and British immigrants. But from that time onwards a lot of development has taken place in this city.
Today this city happens to be one of the most popular cities in not only state of Florida, but also in the United States. As its name suggests this city has a touch of Caribbean life too. And this becomes most evident during Goombay Festival, which transforms this city takes on an atmosphere completely reminiscent of Caribbean lands. Shopping is one major attraction in this city in Florida. Food is another specialty of this city, which is sometimes also called as just “Grove”. Due to concentration of a large number of food outlets in this city, Grove is also known as Food Court of Miami. Besides all these, an annual art festival held over here is another major crowd puller. The Vizcaya Museum, Cocowalk, Monty Trainer’s The Playhouse are a must see in a visit to this city.
A holistic combination of all above mentioned factors has made this city very attractive to real estate hunters as well as real estate dealers. As it is the market of real estate is witnessing a massive upswing in recent times. This corner of the country has not been an exception to this trend. People are large numbers are flocking to this city with intention of making this city their home. With an active nightlife, especially after this city got annexed to city of Miami, this city is has now become a dream destination for many. Prices of homes have already crossed hundred and seventy five thousand dollar mark. And numbers of empty estates which are available for sale are also dwindling at a very fast rate. And if this rate of growth is maintained by Coconut Grove, it will soon outstrip some of its more illustrious counterparts. The nightlife is this city is only second to South Beach.
Coconut Grove Real Estate is coming back from the recent boom years and is expected to rebound by 2009. Coconut Grove Real Estate is slow, following two fantastic boom years. A few excellent communities in Coconut are Fairhaven, Terranium and Utopia. Condos subdivisions include Beacon Harbour, Cloisters on the Bay, Grovenor House. Upscale Hotel Resorts include Ritz-Carlton and the Sonesta Bayfront Hotel. Coconut Grove Real Estate is an excellent investment opportunity as inventory levels continue to rise.