The Brillhart House, Living within the Landscape
The Brillhart House, one of the most celebrated examples of contemporary, tropical modern architecture, is up for sale for the first time. The home, which has earned numerous honors, has been featured in the Netflix / BBC series, “The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes”; is listed as one of the top 100 buildings in the United States (Archdaily), and is ranked one of the five best houses in Florida (Dezeen). Built in 2014, the Brillhart House is located in the center of a 325’ long lot, in the historic neighborhood of Spring Garden. As one of the only remaining single-family neighborhoods in downtown Miami, Spring Garden stands out as an emerald hamlet within the City. The uniqueness of the site (more than the length of a football field) — and its beautiful canopy of tropical foliage — creates the perfect setting for “living within the landscape.” The two-bedroom, 1500 sf home was designed and built by architects and owners Jacob and Melissa Brillhart of Brillhart Architecture. The design is essentially an elevated glass pavilion (raised more than 5’ off the ground), situated between two verandas that add another 800 square feet of living space. The front porch, with louvered doors — one of the home’s most distinctive features — functions as a true outdoor room. It also provides privacy from the street, offers shade, and captures the cooling southeast trade winds. The interior includes large and flexible living spaces and sliding doors across the front and back that allow the house to be entirely open when desired. Floor-to-ceiling windows spanning the full width of the home in either direction offer expansive views of the landscape beyond, revealing the site’s remarkable depth. With an open, airy feel; tall ceilings; plentiful indoor/outdoor space; and long views of both the front and rear gardens, this private, secluded home is both tropical and spacious. Conceptually, the design of the house draws upon a rich architectural heritage. In addition to the American glass pavilion, the couple also referenced the Florida vernacular “Dog trot” typology and earlier Florida modern designs. These references, which are steeped in cultural meaning, also offered time-tested environmental solutions for living in the tropics. Architectural detailing, as well as the more atmospheric aspects of the space, were also painstakingly considered. Stepping up and into the front porch, one can feel a noticeable cooling, while the operable louvered doors cast dramatic and ever-changing shadows into the space. Real American cherry was used for all of the interior millwork to offer a sense of warmth and materiality. The privacy of the site, the quiet nature of the neighborhood, and the simplicity of the design also create a distinctive feeling of tranquility. $1,670,000.00 | 2Beds | 2Baths | 1,581 Sq. Ft.
Free-standing Building in the Marlins Entertainment District: 1451 NW 7th Street | Lot Size - 15,582 SF | Building Size - 1473 SF | $8,000/month NNN
The Station’ is a free standing building on a 15,582 SF lot. The current zoning permits marine or automotive use. The property could be repurposed for an established or new concept food and beverage operator. Built in 1959 the building has 2 bays plus office and bathroom. The structure has a porte cochere for drive-up service. Lot can accommodate parking and waiting vehicles. The corner location fronts NW 7th St with 25,000 vehicles/day and great signage potential. Site is across the street from the Marlins Stadium and City of Miami Parking Garages. Join Nightlife Brewery in the new Marlins Entertainment District. Easy access to the Health District, SR 836, I-95, Brickell, Coral Gables and the Beach.
235 Jefferson Ave
Sofi (South of Fifth) unbeatable, 5 star, quiet and private 7,000 SF (50' wide x 140' deep) location is available for development. The ultimate address for glamorous and chique South Beach living. One of the few truly walkable districts in Florida. Property is zoned RPS-2, medium density, 40’ height, 1.50 FAR. Build up to 10,500 SF, 32 micro condo apartments and/or apartment hotel units. Think high end lux airbnb suites w/ private pied a terre bungalows in the most exclusive part of South Beach. There’s a strong demand and low vacancy for high-end units in this exclusive district. Current use is a single family with a lush tropical garden. Walk to world class restaurants, night clubs, beach, marina and come home to complete serenity.