Helms Country Estates

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One of the premier locations in the Pinecrest area of South Miami is Helms Country Estates. This is an area where luxurious living in mansion-like homes is the norm.

The Neighborhood

One of the places in Miami where you will find streets lined with stately homes and mansion-like structures is Helms Country Estates in Pinecrest. This area is one of the more opulent addresses in the city, and this is evidenced by the large homes and sprawling lands that these are built upon. This neighborhood is situated near the Pinecrest Parkway, and stretches from SW 69th Court to SW 60th Avenue, and from SW 104th Street to SW 110th Street, with part of the neighborhood extending to Killian Parkway.

The homes in this neighborhood, much like in most of Pinecrest, were built in the 1960s, hence the old plantation-style look of some of these residences. The houses you will see in Helms County are mostly 4 bedrooms and upwards, with a few having huge lot sizes and landscaped surroundings. Some of these homes also have swimming pools, stately entryways, and wrought-iron gates reminiscent of the era these were built in.

Residents in this neighborhood are mostly homeowners, with 94% of these homes occupied by those who purchased them.

Median age of residents in this enclave is late thirties to mid-forties, with a few retirees, teenagers, and young children. Between 88% and 92% of the population here is married, and more than half have a college education.

Things To Do

The neighborhood of Helms Country Estates may be opulent and impressive, but this does not mean that they don’t eat locally. When tummies grumble, the nearest great tasting eatery is their best choice most of the time.

Here are some of the favorites in this neighborhood:

TOP RESTAURANTS IN HELMS COUNTRY ESTATES

1. Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ
Japanese, Barbeque
11327 South Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(786) 732-7866

2. Piola
Pizza, Italian
11421 S Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(786) 842-3869

3. Pincho Factory
Burgers, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches
12519 South Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(786) 592-2345

4. Saffron Indian Cuisine
Indian
12663 S. Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33161
(725) 696-7404

5. The Original Crab House
Seafood, Live/Raw Food
9636 SW 77th Ave
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 279-7050

6. Shaddai Fine Lebanese Cuisine
Lebanese
9519 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156
(786) 401-7714

7. Apizza Brooklyn Resto + Vino
Pizza, Italian
9515 S Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(305) 669-1761

8. Kapallaq Peruvian Cuisine
Peruvian
9559 S Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(786) 360-6043

9. Daily Bread
Mediterranean
12131 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 253-6115

10. The Cheese Course
Cheese Shops, Sandwiches
11355 S Dixie Hwy
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(305) 278-1190

Communities

This community consists of stately homes with huge tracts of land around it, hence the term estates. There are almost no multi-family homes here, with single family homes being the norm in this neighborhood.

Schools

Helms Country Estates is part of the city of Edgewater, which has quite a few notable schools for children to go to.

Here are some of the schools you can choose from:

Palmetto Middle School
7351 Southwest 128th Street, Pinecrest, FL 33156

Miami Palmetto Senior High School
7460 Southwest 118th Street, Pinecrest, FL 33156

American Academy of Pinecrest
12651 S Dixie Hwy, Pinecrest, FL 33156

Gulliver Academy – Montgomery Drive Campus
7500 SW 120th Street, Pinecrest, FL 33156

Miami Palmetto Senior High Adult
7460 Southwest 118th Street, Pinecrest, FL 33156

Gulliver Preparatory School
6575 N Kendall Dr, Pinecrest, FL 33156

Real Estate Trends

Helms Country Estates is in between Hammock Oaks and the Pinecrest Parkway, and is just a short distance from Pinecrest Gardens as well as the Pinecrest Branch Library. Homes here are conveniently near a number of conveniences, like Dadeland Mall which is just northwest of the community and AMC Sunset Place 24, which is a short drive to the northeast. Homes in this neighborhood are rather stately, which is why these also come at a premium, these properties being considered prime real estate in Miami.

Helms Country Estates is a peaceful community where crime is almost non-existent and safety is guaranteed. Being in Pinecrest, this area shares the same atmosphere as the rest of the neighborhood, and that is high in walkability, very quiet, clean, and family friendly. The main reasons why people love living here, aside from the amazingly impressive and gorgeous homes that they live in, is because of the beautiful surroundings and safe atmosphere that it has.

The residences in Helms Country Estates are pretty much in the region of a million dollars, and this is for a good reason. The homes you will find here come with at least an acre of land that has landscaped lawns and stately trees in it. The usual listing price of homes here are at $980,000 to $1.7 million, with selling prices at $850,000 and $1.5 million. The 4% of properties that are being rented out usually go for $1,125 to $1,350 per room.


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