Virginia Key

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Virginia Key is a barrier island neighborhood in Biscayne Bay, south of Brickell and north of Key Biscayne. The historic neighborhood of Virginia Key Miami is full of character famous for its tropical vibe and proximity to the neighborhoods of South Beach and Downtown Miami make it a popular choice for starting families looking for affordable properties within the city.

The Neighborhood

Virginia Key is a small island neighborhood known for its small town in the big city atmosphere.

Residents access the neighborhood via the Rickenbacker Causeway, home to the Hobie Beach – an oceanfront strip popular among sailors and windsurfers for its majestic views of the Biscayne Bay. Hobie Beach is the only beach that allows dogs to play in the water.

Virginia Key residents have almost everything they need within and near the neighborhood.

The neighborhood of Virginia Key is home to Miami Seaquarium, a marine park that boasts of 10,000 species of sea animals. The place also has a collection of dolphins, sea lions, and orcas. Shark and manatee exhibits are also available daily.

The historic Virginia Key Beach Park is the neighborhood’s ecological treasure that houses the biggest mangrove population in the state. The beach park has a carousel house, bath house, train tunnel and picnic pavilion that the family can enjoy. Crandon Park at Key Biscayne is also a favorite hangout place for residents of Virginia Key.

Located near Jimbo’s on Arthur Lamb, Jr. road the north edge of Virginia Key is a mountain biking park constructed by volunteers over the course of three months. The biking park features trails for novice, intermediate and advanced bikers.

Virginia Key

Things To Do

The neighborhood has a number of restaurants serving delectable dishes including Yage Restaurant and Rusty Pelican. Bars near the Virginia Key include Cozy Bar, Bar Crudo, Jeronimo Bar, Nikki Beach Club, and The Room Inc. Grocery shopping near Downtown Miami and South Beach is easy. Shops like Brooks Food Group, Inc, Miami Beach Deli Market, Meaningful Food Co., and Lucini Italia Company are all less than three miles from Virginia Key.

Top Restaurants In Virginia Key

1. Safron Mediterranean Grill
1049 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 397-8118

2. Vero
90 SE 1st St
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 533-1357

3. Shimuja
920 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 422-2217

4. Bolivar Restaurant Lounge
841 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 671-5335

5. Otentic Fresh Food Restaurant
538 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 531-1464

6. Bayfront Cafe 104
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 374-1658

7. NIU Kitchen
134 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 542-5070

8. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
1600 Lenox Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-5220

9. Las Olas Cafe
644 6th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 534-9333

10. Crust
668 NW 5th St
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 371-7065


Children of Virginia Key residents are under the zoning of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Students can attend the Key Biscayne K-8 Center located in the neighborhood of Key Biscayne. Ponce de Leon Middle School is an alternate for middle school students, while high school students can attend Coral Gables High School. MAST Academy Magnet School is also within the neighborhood of Virginia Key.

The full list of schools near and within Virginia Key includes:

New World School of the Arts
25 Northeast 2nd Street, Miami, FL 33132

School for Advanced Studies-Wolfson
25 Northeast 2nd Street, Miami, FL 33132

Ada Merritt K-8 Center
660 Southwest 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33130

Young Women’s Preparatory Academy
1150 Southwest 1st Street, Miami, FL 33130

I Preparatory Academy
1500 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

Charter High School of the Americas
984 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

South Pointe Elementary School
1050 4th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Miami Children’s Museum Charter School
980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132

Law Enforcement Officers Memorial High School
300 Northwest 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33128

Real Estate Trends

Homes for sale in Virginia Key Miami have median listing price of $399,800 and a median price per square foot of $407. However, the number of Virginia Key homes for sale continues to decline in recent years due to concentration of housing developments in the nearby neighborhood of Key Biscayne.

Residents and volunteers continue to rebuild the neighborhood of Virginia Key and real estate analysts believe that the community will be back on its feet in no time.

Most of the residents of Virginia Key are permanent homeowners with a median household income of $109,802. The success of the neighborhood could be attributed to the a large percentage of individuals with a bachelor’s and graduate degrees.

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