A glass mansion in Miami has set 2 real-estate records in the past 7 years — here's a look inside the $50 million estate

The Alexander Team of Douglas Elliman Real EstateThe estate has a 100-foot pool and a beach with pink sand imported directly from the Bahamas.
  • A waterfront Miami estate has set the real-estate record for single-family home sales twice in the past seven years.
  • In 2012, the property at 3 Indian Creek Island Road sold for $US47 million; on February 5, it broke its own record by selling for $US50 million.
  • The 2-acre estate sits on the edge of a golf course on a private island and has 10 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, and a 100-foot pool.

A waterfront estate an hour north of Miami has now broken a real-estate record not once, but twice.

The sale was closed by Tal Alexander and Oren Alexander of The Alexander Team at Douglas Elliman on February 5 for a total of $US50 million. It previously sold for $US47 million in 2012, at which time it became the most expensive single-family home ever sold in the Miami area.

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The 10-bedroom home at 3 Indian Creek Island Road sits on two acres of land. Ralph Arias with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer, whose identity has not been disclosed.

Notably, the house did not break the Miami residential real-estate record at large. That’s still held by Ken Griffin’s $US60 million purchase of a two-floor condo in Faena House in 2015.

Here’s a look at the glass mansion and its two-acre property.


The record-breaking estate is on Indian Creek Island, about an hour’s drive northeast of Miami.

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The house sits on the edge of a golf course on a private, 40-property island that’s also home to billionaire businessman and investor Carl Icahn.

Source: Google Street View, The Real Deal


It’s situated on a lush, two-acre piece of waterfront land.

Source: Google Street View, The Alexander Team of Douglas Elliman Real Estate


The 10-bedroom, 14-bathroom home was built in the style of a private resort …

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… and is flush with modern amenities, including a 3D movie theatre, a recording studio, and vertical gardens.

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In addition to a 100-foot swimming pool …

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… the property also includes a private cabana …

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… as well as a spa, six wet bars, and a Jacuzzi.

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The 20,000-square-foot house is largely made of glass, including its waterfront gym.

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Last but not least, the house opens up to a private beach area …

The Alexander Team of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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… which has pink sand that’s been directly imported from the Bahamas.

The Alexander Team of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Source: The Alexander Team of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, The Real Deal

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