Aventura, Florida Real Estate and Information

Aventura, Florida Real Estate

Named after the Spanish word for “adventure,” Aventura, Florida is a planned community in Miami-Dade County with a population of 35,762 residents. Aventura is a modern city with booming businesses, condos, townhouses, shopping and golf courses. Residents and empty-nesters enjoy Aventura’s tropical climate with its brief mild winters and access to big city amenities in nearby Miami and Fort Lauderdale, as well as having access to the Atlantic Ocean.

Those looking to invest in Aventura, Florida real estate for sale will find upscale homes and condos in a variety of luxury settings with stunning views and high-end amenities. Buyers can also choose from single-family homes ranging from 3 to 7 bedrooms, as well as new construction in gated communities.

Shopping and Dining

Aventura has a thriving shopping scene with high-end boutiques, department stores and outdoor shopping pavilions for everyone in the family. Spend an afternoon at The Shoppes at the Waterways while strolling along the waterfront browsing for gifts, antiques and kosher food. The Promenade Shops is another popular open air shopping center with well-known craft stores, men’s and women’s apparel shops and a fitness center. Of course the brightest shopping star in Aventura is the Aventura Mall, considered by many to be one of the best shopping centers in southeast Florida. This 2.4 million square foot mall was voted the best local shopping destination by readers of the Miami Herald and is home to Macy’s, Bloomindale's and JC Penny’s, just to name a few.

Aventura’s dining and restaurant scene reflects the rich cultural heritage of south Florida and its residents. Diners can choose from standard American fare to fine dining and international cuisine. There’s Pilar for seafood and a romantic meal, Asaka Japanese Restaurant for fresh sushi and sashimi and Katz Deli for morning coffee and bagels. World-class dining is a just short drive away to Miami or Fort Lauderdale.

Parks and Recreation

Golf, swimming, boating, hiking and theater are all part of the active cultural and recreational scene awaiting those who are looking to invest in Aventura, Florida real estate for sale. Located in the center of Aventura, the Turnberry Golf Course is surrounded by jogging trails and high-end condos overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. Founders Park and Founders Park Bayside has 12 acres of recreational opportunities including tennis courts, athletic fields, playgrounds and an exercise trail. Waterways Park has 7 acres of covered playgrounds, basketball courts, picnic shelters and an exercise path for joggers and walkers.

Enjoy an evening of theater and music at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center or spend the day at the races at the Gulfstream Park & Casino in nearby Hallandale Beach, Florida. Professional sports teams and world-class theater and culture are just a short drive away in Miami for those looking to for a quick day trip.

Living

Residents and city leaders work hard at creating a strong sense of community for the residents and those purchasing Aventura, Florida real estate for sale. The city is taking great strides to create a green community by investing in parks, waterways and culture. For snowbirds or those looking to relocate out of the big city, Aventura, Florida real estate for sale offers something for everyone. William’s Island is home to luxury condos and gracious living along the Intercoastal Waterway and The Village at Island Estates offers single-family homes in a variety of upscale settings. For those looking to vacation in Aventura, there are a variety of apartments and rentals for comfortable temporary living. The average home in Aventura lists for $730,000 with the median sales price at $230,000.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Schools in Aventura are served by the Miami-Dade County Public School District, which is the largest school district in Florida and fourth largest in the United States. Aventura is home to the Aventura City of Excellence School, an award-winning K-8 charter school which caps its enrollment at 100 children per grade. Students looking for higher education options can attend school at Johnson & Wales University in Miami, Miami-Dade College and Biscayne Bay Campus, which is a branch of Florida International University.

For healthcare needs, there is the Aventura Hospital & Medical Center, which specializes in a variety of services like emergency care, a cancer center, heart & vascular care and outpatient rehabilitation. For other services, there are many top-notch hospitals and clinics in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Residents and those purchasing Aventura, Florida real estate for sale get around town mostly by car, but a new commuter rail line is expected to be built by 2015 with stops in Aventura. For flights in and out of the area, Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is 10 miles north of Aventura and Miami International Airport is 15 miles south. For short trips around the area, the Broward County and Miami-Dade Transit systems serve the area with busses, shuttles and access to light rail.



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