Pinecrest Homes for Sale
Peaceful, tree-lined streets, lush estate properties, excellent schools and a low crime rate are among the many exceptional features of this highly fashionable residential community. An endless array of recreation, entertainment and nightlife can be found in downtown Miami, only a 20-minute drive away from Pinecrest. In 1996, Pinecrest incorporated to maximize its local funding. Now, approximately 20,000 residents call Pinecrest home.
Located in Miami-Dade County, east of US Highway 1, Pinecrest is about 40 miles north of Florida's southern tip. Pinecrest's proximity to Miami makes for an easy drive into the city for work, with the average commute time of just under 30 minutes. The largest employing industries for Pinecrest are educational, health and social services, professional services, finance and insurance. A large retail shopping district and upscale mall are also located along Pinecrest's western border.
Professional sports, performing arts venues, and attractions like the Calder Race Course and Miami Seaquarium are available in nearby Miami. Locally, one may spend a relaxing afternoon at Pinecrest Gardens or one of the other local park facilities. The Gardens is the former site of Parrot Jungle and features lush landscapes with banyans and streams of running water. Pinecrest Park, Suniland Park and other local sites feature a variety of athletic facilities and play areas for Pinecrest residents.
Pinecrest students in grades K-12 are served by top ranked Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Several colleges and universities are close to Pinecrest for those who wish to pursue a degree in higher education. Pinecrest real estate options include single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums and townhouses.
Pinecrest, FL City Guide