South of Fifth or SoFi, like the locals call it, is an affluent enclave that ranges from South Pointe Park to fifth street, from east to west on Miami Beach. This South Beach neighborhood along Government Cut offers multi-million dollar high rises along the southernmost shore of Miami Beach, and is surrounded by water on three sides – Atlantic Ocean, Biscayne Bay, and the water way.
For those interested in living in this neighborhood, they may interested in knowing that Government Cut is a manmade shipping channel, authorized by the U.S. Government, located between Fisher Island and Miami Beach, which allows access to the Port of Miami. This waterway was opened in 1905, and provides direct access to the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. The cut created the exclusive Fisher Island with its secluded beaches and properties.
SoFi Miami Beach serves as the first and second homes for the wealthy and celebrities alike. This area is very quiet during off-season, but as soon as season rolls around, it’s bustling with people and is the destination for all things luxury. Whether looking to dine, shop, or party, residents can do it all! South Beach is known for the luxurious Collins Avenue shopping district, Joe’s Stone Crab, Prime 112, Smith & Wollensky, and Nikki Beach, where residents can enjoy all of the fun, just a short stroll from their homes.
South of Fifth Miami Beach is an ideal neighborhood for active individuals or people with families, because of its close proximity to the beach and all that the ocean has to offer – amazing views, water sports, and more. Additionally, South Pointe Park is steps from these high-end residential units and offers residents lush lawns, hills and walkways for exercising, and a children’s playground. Children and teenagers who reside within the SoFi neighborhood fall into the Miami-Dade County Public Schools district, and attend the following schools: South Pointe Elementary School, Nautilus Middle School, and Miami Beach High School.
Living in South of Fifth’s waterfront condos offers residents amazing perks such as resort-style swimming pools, fitness centers, and tennis courts. All of the neighborhood’s condos offer 24-hour security and concierge services. Currently, the property values range from $185,000 to $55,000,000. Renal price ranges from $1,500 to $30,000 a month.