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Living Splendor: 5 Coolest Modern Condos in Miami

Being an attractive residential spot, Miami features?incredible house and residential towers furnished for the effortless beach life. Therefore, if you’re looking for some of the most modern condos buildings, we’ve got you covered – we did the research and came up with a shortlist of five?that are nothing short of mind-blowing. But be warned! Complete?with all possible amenities a modern dweller could wish for and built with luxury materials they are no regular cookie-cutter housing buildings.

Sharing the?modern architectural style, it’s the premium services that make them really stand out. From concierge to laundry valet to?housekeeping, these residential towers are made to give their dwellers everything they’ve dreamed of.

Icon South Beach

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Icon South Beach tower

In 2005, architect?Philippe Starck and developer Jorge Perez have combined their efforts to create an S-shaped 40-storey tower in?Biscayne Bay, which became the?Icon South Beach. Complete with an infinity pool, billiard room, cafe, spa, and even a library, the residential tower?is probably one of the most luxurious high-end residential buildings in Miami. Condos?range between?851 and?2,158 square feet (79 – 200 sq m). And their?floor-to-ceiling hurricane-proof windows and big balconies are opening up to beautiful views.

Though?individually designed, the interiors almost universally include?marble or high-quality porcelain,?state-of-the-art kitchens with granite countertops,?walk-in closets, and 9-foot?high ceilings. A?semi-private elevator access to each unit really plays to the sense of exclusivity.

The Icon’s condos have?nine unique floor plans, opening up to the gorgeous ocean views and the city, sprawled on the coastline. In addition to the?long list of services, the?Icon offers concierge services,?valet parking, and housekeeping?whenever needed. And did we mention the?infinity pool ?— that comes as a decorative addition to the heated bay front lap pool — and the?whirlpool spa?

Condos?range?between $655,000 and?$6,9 million, while rent prices reach $8,850 for a two-bedroom unit with an open balcony and marble floors.

Muse?Residences in Sunny Isles?Beach

Muse Residence
Muse Residences in the heart of Sunny Isles Beach

Lying in the heart of?Sunny Isles,?Muse Residences?is another pre-construction luxury boutique building that will be offering 2 and 3 bedroom residences designed by Antrobus and Ramirez. Featuring 12-foot high ceilings, Italian marble or wood floors, and custom Italian cabinetry, each residence will have its own?private elevator. Dornbracht and Duravit plumbing fixtures will complete the master bathrooms, while the?Sub-Zero/Wolf and Bosch appliances – the kitchens.

Ranging between $4,8?million?and $8,5 million,?the residences at the Muse come?with layouts featuring a den or a media room. Their summer terraces are equipped?with outdoor?kitchens and weather-proof entertainment systems.?Though?luxury does not stop here. Personalized art?by contemporary artist?Helidon Xhixha?and the 8″ Italian entry doors are added to enhance the experience. Finally, floor-to-ceiling windows bring?the panoramic views into each and every room.

And yet this is not all. There is plenty of home tech to make Tony Stark jealous?— kitchen islands with?Smart Glass that?shuts off the room from the rest of the interior, Smart Shades that automatically adapt?to the sun’s position, and two private elevators?with?biometric technology?that allows you to lock each master suite with a finger touch. That’s not to mention?the intelligent home systems that help save energy or?even automatically park your car. Blissful!

One?Thousand?Museum, Downtown?Miami

One Thousand Museum Downtown Miami by Zaha Hadid
One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid

One Thousand Museum is another modern boutique building by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. This luxury condo offers the first private helipad on a residential tower in Miami, and it was also designed to be Miami’s most secure condominium. It?not only offers museum-like quality living spaces but also the views of the?Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean — which are absolutely breathtaking.

Designed in Hadid’s signature futuristic style, the tower is considered the most prestigious Miami has to offer. Duplex townhomes, half-floor residences as well as?full floor penthouses — it’s all about providing?premium services at the “museum”.

The building boasts 10 to 20-foot high ceilings in each residence, featuring?an oversized?terrace, European finishes and fixtures.?Spa-style bathrooms,?minimalist kitchens, and smart dressing rooms are also finished with finest materials, and equipped with the most modern appliances. In addition to the?unparalleled design, there?is Crestron’s?state-of-the-art home automation?technology?— which means lighting, heating, window treatments, and what not,?can be controlled by residents through a?digital?touch screen.

For museum quality and spacious areas, you’ll have to pay from $5,7M?to?$7M. But that, of course, allows you to pick?the?finishes from?custom Italian cabinetry by Gatto Cucine to?customizable lighting by?Kreon. Definitely worth it if you have the green stuff.

Hyde Beach House Hollywood

Hyde Beach
Hyde Beach tower

Combining resort style with modern urban aesthetic,?Hyde Beach?House?looks to provide all the right amenities for those seeking a?relaxed beach lifestyle. It stands tall, overlooking the ocean, and features?265 furnished 1, 2 & 3 bedroom resort condominiums and 77 decorator-ready residences.

Open floor plans of the condos are decorated?with modern European designer furniture as well as?contemporary art. Interiors are sleek and somehow minimalist. Bathrooms bring the spirit of a real retreat – just think soaking tubs, glass?shower stalls, wet walls, and porcelain tile floors. Last to mention are the?private terraces that invite to observe the dizzying?views of the bustling city with a drink in hand — which by the way, can also be had?in the?Hyde Beach Kitchen + Cocktails restaurant.

Available anywhere from $691,900 to?$1,050,900 almost all units offer living in breathy coastal style highlighted?by the ocean blue.

Aria?on the?Bay Miami

Aria on the Bay
Aria on the Bay tower

Taking living to a whole new?level,?Aria on the Bay?allows you glimpses over?the city and the Biscayne Bay?from its amazing tropical lounge areas?and?oversized balconies. Small green parks complement the?1 to?4 bedroom residences, with some of them (especially the 4-bedroom condos) featuring tall floor-to-ceiling windows that invite natural light in the most modern possible way.

Designed by the creative minds from Arquitectonica, the interior design of the tower also?gets all eyes with?their?floating staircases that seamlessly blends in with the highly contemporary layout — which is what makes Aria?a true home in the skies.

Price-wise, condos are being offered from as low as?$401,900 and anywhere up to?$1,843,900.

So what’s your favourite?



One thought on “Living Splendor: 5 Coolest Modern Condos in Miami

  1. These condos are absolutely exquisite! I saw some incredibly luxurious condos in the Miami area at corcoran.com/florida.

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