Miami - A
palatial home on an island overlooking the azure waters of Miami's
Biscayne Bay has sold for $47m (R404.2m), setting a new record for the city
and Miami Beach luxury market, realtors involved in the deal said on
Listing agents Coldwell Banker,
citing a non-disclosure agreement, declined to identify the buyer of
the 2 787m² home on Indian Creek Island.
they said it was sold by owners and builders Shlomi Alexander and Felix
Cohen. Miami-Dade property records indicate construction on the
contemporary stone and glass structure, with limestone walls and indoor
reflecting pools, was completed last year.
addition to 10 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and a 3D theater, the home
boasts a 30m resort-style pool and cabana, a full spa
pavilion and state-of-the-art glass-enclosed waterfront gym, Coldwell
Though the $47m
paid for the house at 3 Indian Creek sets a new record, its notoriety
as the most expensive residential address in and around Miami may be
Casa Casuarina, the
iconic South Beach mansion once owned by Gianni Versace, is back on the
market, this time with a pricetag of $125m.
The legendary Italian fashion designer was shot dead in July 1997 outside the mansion.
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