Indian Creek Real Estate
Indian Creek is America's most exclusive municipality. Located on Indian Creek Island in Biscayne Bay, the village enjoys views of downtown Miami. The community is comprised of some of the finest real estate in Florida, a private country club and golf course. The city was incorporated, and the police department was created in 1939. In 1994 a Public Safety Department was created in order to provide security and medical services to the most exclusive community in America.
Indian Creek Village Public Safety Department employs 9 sworn law enforcement officers and 4 civilian public service aides.
Indian Creek Public Safety Department provides law enforcement and medical services for residents and visitors of Indian Creek Village. The department employs the Community Policing - Problem Oriented Policing philosophy.
About Indian Creek Village
Indian Creek, one the most exclusive cities in Florida, is an island whose inhabitants include the rich and famous, including celebrities Julio Iglesias, Don Shula, ex coach of the Miami Dolphins, and Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima, to name a few.
Indian Creek Village Police Department promotes their motto of "Protecting and Servicing America's Most Exclusive Municipality." The department's mission is stated by their Public Safety Department: "The Mission of Every Member of this Department is to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote, preserve and deliver a feeling of security to the residents of and visitors to our community. To accomplish this mission, every Member will strive to promote a harmonious, collegial, team oriented, amicable and positive relationship with fellow Members "
Indian Creek Public Safety Department is located at 9080 Bay Drive, Indian Creek Village, FL 33154. The Chief of Public Safety is Clarke P Maher, the Village manager is C. Samuel Kissenger, and the Mayor of Indian Creek is Robert Diener. The Vice Mayor is Dr. Scott Segal. Indian Creek also has 3 council members, Bernard Klepach, Javier Holtz, and Gabriel Gilinski.
Indian Creek is very proud of their Public Safety Department. They consider their police department to be a model agency, and they state that "As a result of these efforts the Indian Creek Village Public Safety Department is now considered a model agency by the population its serves, neighboring municipalities and the South Florida law enforcement community. Where the prior police department and its members were shunned by fellow police professionals, representatives of ICVPSD now serve in leadership positions on numerous national, state and county wide law enforcement organizations. The agency remains committed to this philosophy and the rewards for the community and the officers that serve it have been substantial."
Indian Creek Public Safety Department boasts that it "operates the only 24 hours per day, 7 days a week marine patrol unit and it is often the only waterborne police force available on Biscayne Bay." They require that all of their officers are certified marine patrol officers.
One of the most unique features of Indian Creek is that
it consists of only 40 waterfront properties and a country club.
Indian Creek Village Home Sold For $47,000,000
Shlomi Alexander and Felix Cohen purchased the empty Indian Creek Village lot for $10,306,400 in 2007 and subsequently built the mansion on speculation. Initially listed for $60,000,000, the price was reduced to $52,000,000 in March, after having been on the market for sale since 2008, when building began. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal "Mr. Alexander said he credits his decision to put a $60 million price tag on the home with attracting the kind of attention that led to a sale. "I created the hype," he said.
WSJ reports that the buyer is a Russian who purchased the Indian Creek home in the name of an LLC (limited liability corporation).
Julio Iglesias Buys Indian Creek Home
April 8, 2012
The newly purchased Miami real estate consists of a 5,500 square feet home situated on an 80,000 square feet lot. The Herald report states that Mr Iglesias plans to renovate the new home and live in it while overseeing the construction of a 20,000 square feet home on his vacant 4 acre lot.
Indian Creek is one of Miami's most beautiful communities, and Julio
Iglesias' favorite. "After a lifetime of traveling the world, I can
say that Indian Creek is my favorite place on the planet," said Mr.
Indian Creek Real Estate - Rick Pitino's House Reduced To $13,900,000
The Indian Creek Island home of Rick Pitino, former NBA New York Knicks coach, and coach of the University of Louisville basketball team since 2001, has been on the market for sale since mid-September 2008, with no takers at the $14,900,000 asking price. Mr. Pitino recently reduced the price by $1,000,000, hoping to bring in a buyer for his ultra-luxury mansion located on Indian Creek, one of Miami’s most exclusive communities.
The island has only 40 waterfront properties, and is an incorporated city with it's own police force, private country club and golf course. A public safety department was created by the city in 1994, in order to provide security and medical services to this entirely exclusive and private community.
Mr. Pitino’s home is a stunning 2 story Mediterranean waterfront mansion, situated on a 53,696 square feet lot, with 7,295 square feet of interior living area, featuring 5 fabulous bedroom suites, 6 and one half bathrooms, a state of the art kitchen, a gym, and open balconies and terraces with gorgeous panoramic views.
The property next door was also recently for sale for $12,900,000. The slightly larger home, with 7,888 square feet of interior living space, is situated on a 53,736 square feet lot. At the end of March, the property was sold –- for $9,300,000.
Indian Creek Island Home To Victoria's Secret Model Adriana Lima
Indian Creek, an exclusive island just north of Miami Beach, has recently
become home to Brazilian Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima, 28, and
her husband, professional basketball player Marko Jaric, 31, who just
agreed to a contract to finish the remainder of the Spanish League season
for Real Madrid, a european professional basketball team. The couple,
who recently had their first child, plan to remodel the 1958 house, a
7,582 square feet structure, situated on a 1.84 acre lot, with 200 linear
feet of water frontage on beautiful Biscayne Bay.
The estate was listed for sale in March of this year for $12.9 million, but the price was dropped 3 months later, to a more reasonable $10.95 million, before the property was sold and closed this month for $9 million.
Indian Creek Home Sold For $7,050,000
Indian Creek Luxury Real Estate At Any Price?
12 Indian Creek Drive For Sale $32,000,000 January 2008
Julio Iglesias Razes Indian Creek Home
Julio Iglesias Indian Creek Estate January 2008
The home was on the market for $25,000,000, but his agents were unable to find a buyer. Unwilling to sell the property below market value, Iglesias razed the existing home, and the news is that he plans to build a Spanish hacienda on the beautiful 4 acre lot.
Indian Creek Island is an exclusive Miami Beach community with its own private golf course. The front of every home in Indian Creek faces the golf course, and the back of many of the homes feature the wide bay, with amazing vistas, making this some of the most desirable real estate in all of Florida. Indian Creek is a city, with it’s own police force; Indian Creek Village was incorporated and the police department was created in 1939.
Indian Creek Mansion Sold For $20,000,000
23 Indian Creek Drive sold for $20,000,000 December 2007