Discover the Gated Communities in Coconut Grove

July 1, 2018 by Michael Light

Categories: Luxury Homes, Neighborhoods

Coconut Grove, Florida


Coconut Grove is one of the most sought-after places to call home in South Florida, offering a variety of exclusive, gated waterfront and non-waterfront communities. Below is a list of gated communities in Coconut Grove broken down into single-family homes and townhomes & villas for you to learn more about each of the gated neighborhoods.

Single-Family Home Gated Coconut Grove Communities

Hughes Cove | Devon Road, Devon Court

Hughes Cove is one of the most exclusive gated communities in all of Coconut Grove. Situated in South Grove and nestled behind a 24-hour guard gated entrance on the quiet street of Devon Road, this community consists of only 10 ultra-luxury estates with a select few situated directly on Biscayne Bay. Hughes Cove is home to some of the most influential people in South Florida who enjoy a private bayfront park, tennis court and boat basin with dock space.

Camp Biscayne | Banyan Circle, Munroe Drive, Wildwood Drive, Main Lodge Drive

Immersed in history, Camp Biscayne is the former 1920’s winter getaway resort that catered to such aristocratic visitors as the Rockefeller family and Alexander Graham Bell, providing these visitors with a captivating and rustically-charming camp for water activities such as fishing and sailing. Now, Camp Biscayne is one of Miami’s best-kept secrets offering ultimate tropical serenity surrounded by giant oak trees, natural park-like landscaping and the sparkling waters of Biscayne Bay.

As one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Miami, Camp Biscayne offers only 21 luxury homes which are all nestled into the lush scenery of Coconut Grove, offering an array of private in-home amenities as well as luxe exterior amenities such as tennis courts, tropical pool decks and outdoor kitchens. Homes situated in Camp Biscayne are in high demand, but are hard to come by as these homes seldom hit the market for sale.

Camp Biscayne is perfectly tucked away next to the notable Barnacle Historic State Park in Center Grove, but is walking distance from an eclectic variety of boutique shopping, entertainment and Coconut Grove restaurants.

The Moorings | Moorings Court, North Moorings Way, South Moorings Way

The Moorings is a small, gated bayfront neighborhood in South Grove comprised of only 43 homes situated off of Main Highway, along the Commodore Bike Trail, with the main streets being North Moorings Way and South Moorings Way. The very lush tropical foliage and vegetation of Coconut Grove is a perfect setting for the stunning, architecturally-designed mansions that grace this neighborhood, most of them being Mediterranean, with the most spectacular features and lavish details.

The Anchorage | Anchorage Way

The Anchorage is a small, gated waterfront community in South Coconut Grove consisting of only 8 homes which were built in the mid 1990’s. These estate homes are quite large ranging in size from approximately 5,000 square feet to over 10,000 square feet and rarely come on the market for sale.

Treasure Trove | Treasure Trove Lane

Situated off of South Bayshore Drive in North Coconut Grove across from the Coral Reef Yacht Club, Treasure Trove offers a beautiful grand entrance that leads to 10 single-family homes surrounded by lush park-like landscaping. This gated community also offers a rear entrance off of Tigertail Avenue.

Entrada Estates | Matheson Avenue, Stewart Avenue, West Drive

Situated in the southernmost point of Coconut Grove in South Grove, Entrada Estates is a gated, waterfront community offering residents a central location between Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami and Pinecrest. Entrada Estates offers 3 different types of residences which include non-waterfront homes, canal-front homes offering ocean access and waterfront estates that offer incredible views of Biscayne Bay. This community is open to the public, but offers a 24-hour security guard and lighted tennis court.

De Garmo Estates | De Garmo Lane

De Garmo Estates is a private, gated community in South Grove situated at the intersection of Main Highway and Douglas Road. This small, lush community consists of only 11 homes, one of which was the original home of prominent architect Walter De Garmo which has since been beautifully restored but still holds the Mediterranean charm that Mr. De Garmo was celebrated for. The other homes in De Garmo Estates were built in the early 1990’s, boasting Mediterranean-style facades.

Four Way Lodge Estates | Poinciana Avenue

Four Way Lodge Estates is a gated community in South Coconut Grove, which is open to the public but offers a 24-hour security guard at the entrance. This community offers 42 lovely single-family homes, with a select few being canal front and some bay front.

Poinciana Closed Road

Poinciana Closed Road is a gated community situated in South Coconut Grove off of Poinciana Avenue. This private community offers 5 Mediterranean-style single-family homes with spacious lots offering beautiful green spaces that the Grove is celebrated for.

Ye Little Wood | Wood Avenue, Little Avenue

Ye Little Wood is a charming gated community in South Coconut Grove offering only 33 homes and a lush private park for its residents. The homes in this community range from lovely quintessential Grove cottages to modern luxury estate homes.

Townhome & Villa Gated Coconut Grove Communities

L’Hermitage | South Bayshore Drive

L’Hermitage is a gated, bayfront community of luxury townhomes in North Coconut Grove.  Situated off of scenic South Bayshore Drive and nestled into the natural, beautiful setting along Biscayne Bay, L’Hermitage offers 75 tri-level, spacious villas, 10 of which are waterfront.  L’Hermitage features luxury amenities such as a swimming pool, tennis courts, luscious landscaping and privately-owned boat slips.

Cloisters on the Bay | Main Highway

Cloisters on the Bay is a gated, bayfront enclave of luxury townhomes situated in the heart of Center Coconut Grove. Cloisters on the Bay features 40, tri-level villas offering 3 to 5 bedrooms with open floor plans ranging from 4,500 to 7,900 square feet. Each villa features a private backyard and patio, private parking garage, rooftop terrace with stunning views, European-inspired kitchen and much more. Cloisters on the Bay is one of the most exclusive addresses in all of Coconut Grove and is just steps away from all of the boutique shops, eclectic variety of fine-dining and casual restaurants and historical landmarks that Coconut Grove has to offer.

Abitare | Via Abitare Way

Ideally situated in Center Coconut Grove, Abitare is a gated, waterfront community offering 21 charming townhomes ranging in size from 2,427 to 3,053 square feet offering 2-3 spacious bedrooms. This community offers a swimming pool and private boat docks with no-bridge access to Biscayne Bay.

Bayshore Villas | Bayshore Villas Drive

Bayshore Villas is a beautiful, gated waterfront community located in North Coconut Grove just off of South Bayshore Drive. This community offers 25, tri-level villas that are very large and offer the feel of a single-family home. These homes were built in the early 1990’s, but most of them offer completely remodeled interior spaces. Bayshore Villas offers residents a community pool and tennis courts.

Longview | South Bayshore Drive

Longview is a private, gated enclave of luxury villas situated in North Coconut Grove between South Bayshore Drive and Tigertail Avenue. Longview offers 10, 2-level townhomes ranging in size from approximately 2,500 to 3,800 square feet and a community 60′ swimming pool with a waterfall and tennis court.

Bay View Villas | South Bayshore Drive

Situated in North Coconut Grove just steps from Kennedy Park, Bay View Villas is a private, gated community offering 5, tri-level villas surrounded by lush park-like landscaping.

If you, or someone you know, are interested in learning more about the gated communities in Coconut Grove, please contact resident and Broker, Michael Light, Owner of the Miami Luxury Homes Group at Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Coconut Grove. You may reach Michael directly at (786) 566-1700 or

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