Monad Terrace: How does it compare to West Avenue luxury condos?June 5, 2018
Monad Terrace: How does it compare to its West Avenue counterparts?
West Avenue is one of Miami Beach’s most sought-after neighborhoods, surrounded by upscale shopping boutiques, fine dining, stunning ocean views, and vibrant nightlife. So how does Miami’s elite choose between luxury condos like Monad Terrace, The Waverly, and 650 West? What sets the buildings on West Ave apart from the other high-end buildings on the Beach? Monad Terrace is one of the South Beach’s newest additions, and many are wondering how it measures up to the competition.
Monad Terrace breaks the mold when it comes to luxury condos on the water. Its innovative design is unlike anything in the area, and its gorgeous flow-through residences and one-of-a-kind amenities make it the “it” spot to live on Miami Beach.
Monad Terrace has 59 individual residences that feature one of seven unique floor plans. Each stunning unit overlooks water in an innovative design approach that allows each residence to focus on the waters of Biscayne Bay. Floor-to-ceiling glass, smooth sliding doors, overextended balconies, and access to interior rooms make the transition from indoor to outdoors simple and seamless. Broad and deep terraces give guests more room than a standard balcony, and the views are breathtaking. Each residence offers between 3-5 bedrooms, and depending on the floor plan, up to 5,616 of luxury living spaces. The Monad Terrace residences are known for their ultra-romantic bedrooms with panoramic views.
For a step up in the luxury living department, Monad Terrace offers four exclusive penthouses. Residents have access to private rooftop pools via a private elevator, and every detail in each expansive sky home is designed to combine the natural beauty of the sea and sky with the modern technology and luxury that you could expect from one of Miami’s most prestigious buildings.
Monad Terrace offers a professional concierge and 24-hour lobby attendant to assist owners no matter the day or time. Residents have access to a sprawling sundeck with 116-foot bayfront pool, hot tub, pool service, and café. There is also an exclusive resident’s lounge and on-site storage.
While the who’s who of Miami flock to Monad Terrace for the epitome of high-end living, there is still some serious competition. Buildings like The Waverly, 650 West, and Bentley Bay all offer incredible living spaces for Miami locals while offering very different vibes.
The Waverly: 1330 West Avenue
Built in 2001, The Waverly has earned its spot as one of the coolest places to live in Miami. Its location makes it perfect for Miamians who want to be up and away from the traffic and noise, but close enough to walk to the beach and all of the exciting events happening on West Ave.
There are 399 luxury residences at The Waverly, spread out between two high-rise towers. Owners can choose between one- and two-bedroom units, each complete with fully equipped kitchens, spacious bathrooms, and private balconies. Units like The Waverly’s #3202 offer modern design elements, breathtaking views and spacious bedrooms for ultimate rest.
The Waverly at South Beach gives residents the comforts of home and the conveniences of a five-star resort at the same time. Owners have access to an Asian inspired lobby and reception area, elegant swimming pool overlooking the bay, owner’s lounge, tennis and volleyball courts, BBQ area, contemporary fitness center, spa and sauna, and more. Owners can do business in the meeting rooms or find inner peace in the meditation gardens, Waverly’s amenities focus on comfort and convenience for all residents.
The Floridian: 650 West Avenue
The Floridian Miami, located at 650 West, was built in the late 90’s but has found a way to stay current with the lavish lifestyle demand of elite Miami locals. This classic Miami condo building is just minutes from the beach, sidewalk shops, and local restaurants. From stunning architecture to its long list of celebrity residents, this gorgeous high-rise is a favorite amongst Miami’s most successful.
650 West has 334 spacious units, ranging from 915 to an impressive 1,456 square feet. Each flow-through residence has a gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and granite counters, private balconies overlooking the water, large walk-in closets, elegant bathrooms with contemporary fixtures and finishes.
For owners who call 650 home, the list of upscale amenities seems to go on and on. There are two heated pools, a hot tub, spacious fitness center, tennis courts, business centers and an on-site convenience store to pick up the basics without ever having to leave the building.
Bentley Bay: 520 – 540 West Avenue
Bentley Bay is a duo of high rise towers, the North Tower being 23 stories tall and the South Tower is 25 stories tall. There are a total of 170 residences that overlook the Biscayne Bay. The location of Bentley Bay puts owners just blocks from Ocean Drive and Collins Avenue. The combination of ideal location, resort-style amenities, and gorgeous waterfront residences give owners the trifecta of luxury living in Miami.
Each impressive unit at Bentley Bay offers owners private terraces overlooking the water and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors for a seamless transition from inside to outside. Details like the European handcrafted doors, the soaring ceilings, custom cabinets, marble counters in the bathrooms and open floor plans makes living here an experience. Residences like 520 West Ave #801 offer three private bedrooms, elegant bathrooms, and 1,994 square feet of living space.
Owners are welcomed home each day via multi-story marble lobbies, 24- hour valet services and a friendly and knowledgeable concierge. Residents have exclusive access to the building’s fitness center, sauna and steam room, garden terrace and gorgeous landscaped deck on level 5 with an infinity edge pool and two Jacuzzis.
From it’s trendy boutiques to its million-dollar real estate and laid back beach vibes, who wouldn’t want to call West Ave their home? Whether you’re looking for something ultra-modern and innovative like Monad Terrace, or are looking for something more classic and discreet like 650 West, finding the waterfront condo that fits your personality and lifestyle is easy to do on West Ave.
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