Located directly on the Atlantic Ocean in Miami Beach, Altos del Mar is a small private residential community featuring just 12 oceanfront single family homes. Founded in 1919, Altos del Mar is the only oceanfront gated community in Miami Beach.
With the exception of Golden Beach further north, Altos del Mar is the only other neighborhood in Miami where you can have the ocean right in your own backyard. In addition, Altos Del Mar is ideally located at the highest point of Miami Beach, offering spectacular ocean views from all of the Altos del Mar homes.
Spanish for Highlands of the Sea, Altos del Mar in Miami Beach was created by the Tatum Brothers and first platted in the year 1919, according to historian Carolyn Klepser for the City of Miami Beach Planning Department. The original residential subdivision created plans for large expansive lots. The residential single-family home subdivision runs from 76th to 79th Street east of Collins Avenue and is located on both sides of the private street named Atlantic Way.
Luxury Homes For Sale in Altos del Mar, Miami Beach
The expansive Miami waterfront homes are situated on beachfront lots between 6,250 and 16,000 square feet with plans to build just 12 homes. Some of the remaining historic single-family homes in Altos del Mar date back to the mid 1920’s and late 1940’s, and range in style from Mediterranean Revival with stucco walls and barrel-tile roofs to Modern. The Altos del Mar homes are now considered one of the best new luxury development projects and extremely prime real estate.
The City of Miami Beach Historic Preservation Board gave Altos del Mar an historic designation in 1987 and all new home plans need to be approved by the city. Today there is a beautiful mix of ultra-modern homes, Mediterranean style properties and Bermuda style homes, making the residential community of Altos del Mar Miami Beach a very interesting neighborhood.
Altos del Mar Park, Miami Beach
In addition to having the Atlantic Ocean in your backyard, the brand new Altos del Mar Park recently opened to the public, bringing with it beautiful new landscaping, walkways and direct access to the Ocean Terrace redevelopment project which includes a hotel, restaurants and retails stores.
The stunning new Altos del Mar Park is located between 76th and 77th streets in North Beach and is one of the few Miami Beach parks with no fencing. With its high elevation, visitors can see over the dune system straight to the scenic ocean views. Visitors can enjoy beautiful green space, scenic walkways, amphitheater type seating, a turtle-friendly lighting system, stunning landscaping with native species, public bathrooms with showers and fountains and even volleyball courts.
Future plans include the Altos Del Mar Sculpture Park lead by Peter and Marlene Saile with the city prepared to install an amazing new sculpture park on part of the land beautifully situated overlooking the ocean.
Prime North Miami Beach Location
Altos Del Mar is ideally located in Miami Beach and just minutes from Bal Harbour, Surfside and South Beach. Incredible restaurants, world-class shopping and 24/7 entertainment are all within minutes of Altos del Mar. The North Beach neighborhood also has many active parks such as the North Shore Park & Tennis Club, the North Beach Oceanside Park and Normandy Isle Pool & Park.
Altos del Mar Miami Beach is within walking distance to the world-renown Shops at Bal Harbour as well as dozens of local restaurants and stores located on Collins and Harding Avenue in North Miami Beach.
The Beautiful Homes of Altos del Mar Miami Beach
There are currently six incredible luxury Miami waterfront homes being developed in Altos del Mar on Atlantic Way. These new single family homes will feature private rooftop sundecks, expansive verandas, private pools and so much more. Each exclusive home will be custom built and will be designed to take advantage of the incredible views. These new homes on Atlantic Way in the neighborhood of Altos del Mar Miami Beach are truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. For details and property information on the best property types for Miami waterfront homes, please contact Josh Stein at +1 (305) 695-8257.
Significant Sales at Altos del Mar in Miami Beach
The 2021 real estate market has been explosive, especially for single family homes. Listings are selling left and right and South Florida real estate brokers don’t have enough high end properties to sell. In May 2021, the architectural masterpiece located at 7709 Atlantic Way was sold at a price of $25.4 million, marking it the highest priced closed sale ever in Altos del Mar in Miami Beach. The 6,599 square foot home boasts 6 bedrooms/ 5.5 baths and features exposed steel structures and exquisite design.
The interior features of the home include Victrocsa “invisible wall” windows, Boffi Kitchen and bathrooms, Savant smart home system, elevator, and rooftop deck with jacuzzi. In addition, the first level of the house is complete with resort-style amenities including a fully equipped home theater, spa & steam room, cold plunge, sauna, & Technofit gym. The house features an expansive outdoor entertaining deck complete with a summer kitchen, cabana, oceanfront garden & pool with its own 60-foot swim lane.
Another massive closed sale at Altos del Mar in Miami Beach was 7825 Atlantic Way, which closed in February 2021 for $17.3 million. The tri-level contemporary Mediterranean oceanfront villa features 7 bedrooms, 8.5 baths and has more than 8,680 square feet of living space.
Sitting on a 16,000 Sq.Ft. lot, the home features exceptional designer finishes, interior courtyard w/fountain, marble floors, wood-beamed ceilings, elevator, and a grand-master suite with its own private terrace overlooking the ocean. The outdoor space features a summer kitchen with spacious covered patios & bar, infinity pool & manicured grounds. In addition, the house has expansive rooftop sun decks to enjoy the tranquil sunset views.
The third and last large closed sale in Altos del Mar is located at 7815 Atlantic Way which sold for $18 million in April 2021. The 5 bedroom/ 6.5 bathroom home boasts over 6,136 square feet of living space and features spectacular ocean views spread over 3 floors. The contemporary home was built by Coastal Construction with an interior courtyard entry that features a decorative waterfall descending from a bridge above and a majestic glass curtainwall with views of the staircase.
Large living spaces on two floors include a more casual first floor with direct access to the saltwater pool, hot tub, large backyard, and ocean through a sliding glass wall, and a grand entertaining space on the second floor with fireplace, formal dining, 11-foot ceilings, and large terrace. The third-floor master suite has 14-foot ceilings and a private terrace overlooking the ocean.
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