The Residences are the centerpiece of Island Gardens, a magnificent and exclusive new community at the very apex of international living, on a lush, semi-private island in Biscayne Bay. Perched adjacent to the extraordinary Super-Yacht Harbour, situated atop the Shangri-La Hotel, Miami, surrounded by a spectacular botanical garden and boasting the most cutting-edge shopping and world-class dining, The Residences at Island Gardens is seconds from all that Miami Beach offers, as well as the myriad attractions of Miami itself.
its extraordinary 43-story tower, designed by the world-renowned architect Eric Kuhne, resembles a spinnaker soaring in the wind, setting sail to a bright new future where your everyday needs and your subtlest wishes are fulfilled - courtesy of the highly trained and attentive staff for which the Shangri-La Hotel is legendary.
The Island Gardens condos vary in size from 900 to 3.700 square feet, spaces that are amplified by broad terraces with sweeping views of downtown Miami to the west, of Miami Beach to the east and the Keys to the south.
The Residences at Island Gardens sit atop one of the first Shangri-La Hotels in the United States. All residence club members are welcome to take full advantage of the legendary services that the hotel offers, including daily housekeeping, 24-hour concierge, butler and world-class room service, membership in the Island Gardens Yacht Ownership Program* and privileged access to CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Miami, which employs centuries-old Chinese and Himalayan therapies and philosophies to affect health, balance and relaxation.
In addition to these amenities, the residence club membership extends special benefits and services that can attend to any desires and details. not just during your stay, but before and after as well. Imagine having someone who will prepare your residence for your arrival - including shopping for your preferred groceries, wine, and flowers. Imagine having someone carefully pack and store your clothes and personal belongings in climate-controlled storage after you leave - only to have them ready until your next visit.
This complex is a unique opportunity for people who are looking for a foothold in Miami, but want it to be of the highest caliber in an extraordinary setting, The Residences are sold on a fractional-interest basis as residence club memberships, with each unit divided into eight interests. Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase from one or more fractions of a desired unit type.
HOW TIME SHARE CLUB MEMBERSHIP WORKS?
WHAT IS THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS, MIAMI?
The Residences at Island Gardens is a private residence club being developed on Watson Island, as part of the overall Island Gardens development. which includes a Super-Yacht Harbour, a Shangri-La Hotel, a Westin Hotel, a CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, high-end retail shops and world-class dining.
The Residences offers ownership opportunities in spacious and luxurious one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom residences. Each residence affords expansive views of Biscayne Bay as well as Miami Beach, the Atlantic Ocean or downtown Miami.
WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY ADVANTAGES OF THE RESIDENCES CLUB MEMBERSHIP?
The Residences at Island Gardens offers owners an interest in a 75-year leasehold that will own and control the residences With abundant and flexible usage, members and their guests enjoy full benefits of luxury vacation ownership at a small portion of the full ownership cost.
WHAT IS THE ISLAND GARDENS YACHT OWNERSHIP PROGRAM?*
The residences club members are also members of the Island Gardens Yacht Ownership Program. The Island Gardens Yacht Ownership Program consists of a fleet of 55-plus-foot yachts. Each yacht has three staterooms, three bathrooms, a spacious galley and salon as well as the latest fishing equipment. navigational technology and a fully certified crew. Yacht Ownership Program members (and their accompanied guests) enjoy the use of the yachts in the club fleet while paying only a usage fee to cover the cost of fuel and provisions
WILL THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
No. The Residences will be operated exclusively for the use, benefit and enjoyment of its members and guests.
CAN A FRACTIONAL INTEREST AT THE RESIDENCES BE RESOLD?
Yes. A fractional interest can be sold individually by the owner or through any authorized agent. It can be transferred or contributed to an estate at any time.
CAN I LEAVE CLOTHING AND SPORTS EQUIPMENT AT THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS?
Yes. Owners' belongings and personal effects will be stored in a secure, climate-controlled area between visits. Requested items will be placed in the residence just prior to arrival. Pre-arrival grocery shopping services are also available.
WHAT IS PROVIDED IN THE ANNUAL CLUB MEMBERSHIP FEE?
To operate and maintain the residence, to provide five-star amenities and services and to operate and maintain the Island Gardens Yacht Ownership Program' fleet, each owner has the obligation to pay a share of those costs. The annual club membership fees include:
Club staff salaries, Club management fees, Chauffeur service expenses,Yacht maintenance, dockage, insurance, and crew expenses.
Residence real estate taxes, maintenance, insurance, utilities, cable TV, window washing, landscaping, Internet access.A reserve fund for replacements for future facilities maintenance, upgrades and replacements.
ARE THERE PRIVATE RESIDENCE CLUBS AT OTHER PRESTIGIOUS lOCATIONS?
Private residence clubs are the fastest-growing segment of the luxury vacation home industry. Since its introduction with the Deer Valley Club in 1992, 60 clubs have been developed in such locations as St. Barths, Bermuda, Cabo San Lucas, Aspen.
Vail, Sun Valley. Bora Bora. St. Thomas, Rancho Santa Fe, Napa, New York.
London and Tuscany - and many more are under construction.
AS A CLUB MEMBER AT THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS WHAT DO I OWN?
You own a l/8th share (in the form of a 7S-year leasehold) in one of the residences and a membership in the Island Gardens Yacht Ownership Program.'
CAN MORE THAN ONE FAMILY OR INDIVIDUAL OWN AN INTEREST IN THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS?
Yes. More than one individual (or more than one entity) can own an interest in The Residences at Island Gardens (including a corporation, trust. foundation.
LLC or partnership).
HOW OFTEN CAN I USE MY RESIDENCE?
Each club member and their guests have 35 days of primary use each year, and 10 days of space available use opportunities. Owners who have residences featuring a guest wing have further opportunities to expand their usage based on the unit type purchased.
Members may invite guests to use their residence unaccompanied by the owner as part of their primary use time.
Members can reserve a Planned Vacation Period well in advance, a last-minute long weekend, or a multi-week vacation. In other words, The Residences at Island Gardens offers true flexibility in usage.
DO GUESTS HAVE MEMBERSHIP PRIVilEGES?
Yes. Guests, whether accompanying or not accompanying a member, enjoy all membership privileges.
IS THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS A TYPICAL TIMESHARE?
NO. Club members enjoy abundant and flexible usage privileges much like those enjoyed by individuals who purchase an entire residence. Successful individuals are learning that shared ownership is the smart way to own and enjoy luxury assets. In fact.
the fastest-growing segment of the luxury vacation home, private jet and luxury yacht industries is fractional ownership.
Will THE MEMBERS ALWAYS STAY IN THE SAME RESIDENCE AT ISLAND GARDENS?
No. To provide more availability and flexibility, members have equal access to all residences in their ownership type. Residences in an ownership type are approximately the same size, located in a similar section of the tower, have an identical number of bedrooms and bathrooms and are similarly furnished and accessorized.
WHO CONTROLS THE AFFAIRS OF THE CLUB?
An owner-elected Board of Directors will control the affairs of The Residences at Island Gardens, including the establishment of the club's annual operating budget.
WHO WILL MANAGE THE RESIDENCES AT ISLAND GARDENS?
The Residences at Island Gardens will be managed and serviced by the internationally acclaimed Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.
WHAT AMENITIES AND SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE RESIDENCES CLUB MEMBERS AT ISLAND GARDENS?
The residences club members will enjoy privileged access to many amenities including CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel. athletic club, swimming pools, concierge, on-call car and boat service, room service and owner storage.
If you prefer an oceanfront condo in the South beach neighborhood you could also check out the Gansevoort condo hotel.
The Residences club members' pool
Private and convivial club members' lounge
Full butler service
Round-the-clock concierge services
Chauffeur service upon arrival. departure and to and from town with the club's fleet of European luxury sedans
Round-the-clock room service
Pre-arrival grocery shopping to fill pantry and refrigerator with preferred foods and beverages
Delivery, unpacking and setup of belongings prior to arrival
Packing up and storage of personal belongings in a secure, climate-controlled environment upon departure
Fine dining at the restaurants at Island Gardens
Over sixty of the world's most cutting-edge designer labels and shopping boutiques
Membership in the Island Gardens Yacht Ownership Program
Privileged access to CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel. Miami
Island Gardens FEATURES
Fully furnished residences by Piero Lissoni
Imported stone floors
Floor-to-ceiling impact-resistant windows open to deep terraces outfitted with impact-resistant balcony glass
Private or semiprivate elevator lobby
Other BUILDING Info
Eric R. Kuhne & Associates
Flagstone Property Group
Island Gardens - List of All Available Apartments for Sale