Design of the Times
These Pinecrest architectural wonders for under $2.5 million have an edge in the market
5701 SW 91st St,
Listing price: $2,495,000
Listing agent: Miriam Rodriguez-Alvarez; 305.333.5683
Specs: 6,053 square feet • 5 bedrooms /
5 full bathrooms; 1 half bathroom
This home is a part of St. Bernard de Clairvaux, the Spanish monastery built in the 12th century and relocated to Florida in the mid-1900s for use by the Episcopal Diocese of South Florida. Built in 1925 and remodeled in 2008, the home retains original features (such as a 3,000-bottle wine cellar) amid its modern touches. The covered terrace makes way for an expansive courtyard with a pool, which can be heated remotely. Other features include a sauna, barbecue area, hot tub and wet bar.
5902 SW 105th St.
Listing Price: $2,250,000
Listing Agent: Mauricio J. Barba, One Sotheby’s International Realty; 305.444.7224
Specs: 6,734 square feet; 5 bedrooms;
4 full bathrooms; 1 half bathroom
Built by Hollub Homes, this home’s unique design is amplified by wide-open spaces that make use of natural light. Rooms include two master suites, an office, fitness room, laundry room and family room. The pool is a tropical paradise with fruit trees and colorful landscaping that complements the covered terrace with built-in grill. Practical features include a security system, metal roof, generator and five-car garage, with three spaces detached from the home.