What is the best gated community in Coconut Grove for Single Family Homes

Gated Communities in Coconut Grove – Which is the best Coconut Grove Gated Community for you?

Coconut Grove is one of Miami’s most desired neighborhoods, superbly located between Coral Gables and Brickell. Coconut Grove homes are very much in demand with families because of its proximity to great schools, its safety and its high walkability score. Furthermore, Coconut Grove breathes a bohemian chic and laid back atmosphere that is quit unique and highly appreciated.

Since Coconut Grove homes are much sought after for its safety many buyers are looking for gated communities to give their family that extra security. Coconut Grove has no lack of gated communities. You can find a Coconut Grove home in an exclusive waterfront community or in one of the gated communities located in the more jungle-esk and tree filled streets of North Coconut Grove.

We compare all of the Coconut Grove gated communities here for you!

What is the best gated community in Coconut Grove?


Gated Communities are generally more private, but its worth mentioning those that offers just a little more because of their extremely large lots or because of its boutique feel.

Entrada Estates, Four Way Lodges, The Moorings and Camp Biscayne offers homes on larger lots
The Anchorage, Treasure Trove and DeGarmo Estates offer 10 or less homes within the community


Needless to say, gated communities in Coconut Grove are secure and safe. The Grove has a low crime rate and gated communities are gated and controlled 24/7. However if you desire the best of the best in security, these are your preferred communities:

The Moorings, Treasure Trove, Hughes Cove and DeGarmo Estates

Walkability / Reachability

Coconut Grove gated communities such as Camp Biscayne or Hughes Cove are closer to Brickell (see map) while communities like Ye Little Woods and Entrada Estates are closer to Coral Gables. Generally speaking Coconut Grove is seen as one of Miami’s safest neighborhoods and the area is in demand with families for the safety aspect as well as the walkability of the Grove.

Proximity to Schools

Coconut Grove offers some great private schools such as Ransom Everglades. The gated communities however are not within the boundaries of many well rated public schools.

Coral Gables Schools
Pinecrest Schools
South Miami Schools
Coconut Grove Schools

Gated Community in Coconut Grove: The Moorings

The Moorings is a gated community in South Coconut Grove.  This exclusive and waterfront enclave offers 37 luxury homes, all complemented by beautiful, natural tropical flora and fauna. The community consists of just three streets, named South Moorings Way, North Moorings Way and Moorings Court.

Located right in the heart of Coconut Grove, The Moorings is just down the street from great restaurants, bars and shops.  Residents enjoy a small park and boat docks with “no bridges” access to Biscayne Bay.  Homes for sale in The Moorings range from $1,500,000 to $8,650,000 with an average sales price of $570 per Sq.Ft for non-waterfront homes or $609 per Sq.ft for waterfront homes. Most homes in the Moorings vary between 4,000 and 6,000 Sq.Ft and sit on a 10,000 to 12,000 Sq.Ft lot. There is a very low turn-over rate in the Moorings with only 2 to 3 sales per year on average.

  • Waterfront (Ocean and Canal)
  • Home directly on the bay and canals with direct bay access
  • 37 Homes
  • 2,733 − 12,700 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 10,000 − 27,500 Sq. Ft Lots
  • $1,5 M – $8,5 M +
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Gated Community in Coconut Grove: Hughes Cove

Hughes Cove is an exclusive and gated community in Coconut Grove. This waterfront Coconut Grove community is one of the most exclusive communities in all of Miami. For the boat lovers the community offers a canal to the bay without any bridges. Most of the homes in Hughes Cove are of newer construction.

This Coconut Grove gated enclave offers its few lucky residents a private park, a tennis court as well as a small boat basin with a dock space. Homes in Hughes Cove vary in price between $1,3M and $12,5M. Waterfront homes sell on average for $8,5M or $866 per Sq.Ft while non-waterfront homes sell for approximately $401 per Sq.Ft. A very small amount of homes is sold on a yearly basis. In the last 2 years only 4 homes sold.

  • Waterfront (Ocean)
  • Most homes are on dry lots but those that are waterfront are located directly on the bay
  • 15 Homes
  • 3,400 − 10,000 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 9,000 − 25,000 Sq. Ft Lots
  • $1,3 M – $12,5 M +
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Gated Community in Coconut Grove: The Anchorage

The Anchorage is a very private and gated community in Coconut Grove with just 5 homes. Most homes in The Anchorage were built in the ’90s and range from 5,000 to over 10,000 Sq.Ft.  Sales prices range from $2M to $7M.  With only 5 homes in the community there is not a lot of turnover of owners in the Anchorage.

The Anchorage gated community is tucked away at the end of the Anchorage Way and some of the homes are located right on the bay.

  • Waterfront (Ocean)
  • Selected homes are located right on the bay
  • 5 Homes
  • 5,500 − 10,000 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 14,500 − 18,500 Sq.Ft Lots
  • $2,1 M – $7 M +

Gated Community in Coconut Grove: Four Way Lodge Estates

Four Way Lodge Estates is a Coconut Grove gated community which is home to 44 homes. Although most of the homes in Four Way Lodge Estates are on dry lots some of them are located on a canal or the open bay.

Homes in this Coconut Grove Gated Community range from 2,000 to 11,000 Sq.Ft and lots vary between 7,600 and 35,000 Sq.Ft. Four Way Lodge Estates offers one of the more affordable homes within the Coconut Grove Gated Communities.

  • Waterfront (Ocean)
  • Selected homes are located right on the bay
  • 44 Homes
  • 2,000 − 11,000 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 7,600 − 35,000 Sq.Ft Lots
  • $875,000 – $4,5M +
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Gated Community in Coconut Grove: Entrada Estates

Entrada Estates is a waterfront, gated community in South Coconut Grove with just 32 homes on three main streets: Stewart Avenue, Matheson Avenue and West Avenue. Besides 24/7 security and the waterfront location, residents of Entrada Estates enjoy a community tennis court and community boat docks with direct access to Biscayne Bay.

There are only 32 homes in Entrada Estates and prices of homes in this gated community vary between $1M and $5M. On average waterfront homes sell for $770 per Sq.Ft while non-waterfront homes sell on average for $516 per Sq.Ft. Most homes in Entrada Estates are larger, 3,000 Sq.Ft + homes that sit on a 15,000 SqFt + lot.

Gated communities in Miami are in great demand with buyers and see little turnover. The safety aspect, the exclusivity of Miami’s gated communities and the proximity to great schools are the main reasons they are in demand with buyers. Because of the scarcity of homes located in a gated community the demand is often higher than the supply, which makes a home in a gated community in Miami an excellent investment.

  • Waterfront (Ocean and Canal)
  • The homes that are located on the canals have access to the bay without any bridges
  • 32 Homes
  • 2,400 − 11,000 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 14,000 − 2 Acre Lots
  • $1 M – $5 M +
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Gated Community in Coconut Grove: Treasure Trove

Treasure Trove is a gated community located in the heart of North Coconut Grove. The community consists of just 10 homes. The homes range between 3,800 and 5,200 Sq.Ft on relatively smaller, dry lots which range from 10,000 to 11,500 Sq.Ft. Homes in Treasure Trove are priced between $1,4M and $2,3M. This gated community is not waterfront

Treasure Trove Coconut Grove is located right of Bayshore Dr in Miami and is minutes away from the Grove’s best schools, Dinner Key Marina, Fresh Market, Merrick Park, Sunset Place, Mercy Hospital, Grove Sailboat Club, Coral Reef Yacht Club, Monty’s Trainers Marina and Grove Key Marina.

  • Non-waterfront
  • 10 Homes
  • 3,800 − 5,200 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 10,000 − 11,500 Sq.Ft Lots
  • $1,4M – $2,3 M +

Gated Community in Coconut Grove: Ye Little Wood

Ye Little Wood is a gated community in Coconut Grove offering just 33 homes.  This community is located in a lush setting in Southwest Coconut Grove. Known for its mix of modern and more dated charming residences (The cottages and timber homes the Grove is famous for) you can find homes here between 1,500 and 8,500 Sq.Ft. In the last few years homes sold between $1M and $4,2M.

  • Non-waterfront
  • 33 Homes
  • 1,500 − 8,500 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 6,700 − 26,500 Sq.Ft Lots
  • $1M – $4,2 M +

Gated Community in Coconut Grove: DeGarmo Estates

DeGarmo Estates in Coconut Grove is a private enclave with just 10 homes. The homes in this Coconut Grove gated community range between 2,450 and 7,700 Sq.Ft on 11,000 to 19,500 Sq.Ft Lots. DeGarmo Estates is not waterfront which makes this gated community in Coconut Grove more affordable than many others. Homes in this community range between $1,15M and $2,8M.

  • Non-waterfront
  • 10 Homes
  • 2,470 − 7,700 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 11,000 − 19,500 Sq.Ft Lots
  • $1,15M – $2,8 M +

Gated Community in Coconut Grove: Camp Biscayne

Camp Biscayne is a waterfront and gated community in Coconut Grove and is one of the most exclusive gated communities. The enclave offers 26 homes that range from 1,500 Sq.Ft to 8,000 Sq.ft. Lots on in this Coconut Grove community are available between 14,000 to 70,000 Sq.Ft.

As can be seen from the picture on the right, the homes are located in a lush setting and while not all homes are located on the water a lucky few are located right on the bay with superb water views.

  • Waterfront
  • Selected homes have direct access to the bay
  • 26 Homes
  • 1,500 − 8,000 Sq.Ft Homes
  • 14,000 − 70,000 Sq.Ft Lots
  • $1M – $11M
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