Investor buys waterfront Sunset Islands mansion for $27M, amid hot Miami Beach market

Deal is latest ultra-luxe sale at end of the season in South Florida

Investor Buys Miami Beach Mansion for $27M Amid Hot Market
The Corcoran Group's Julian Johnston and Jill Hertzberg and Jill Eber of the Jills Zeder Group at Coldwell Banker Realty with 1835 W 27th Street in Miami Beach (Google Maps, Jills Zeder Group, Corcoran Group)

Investor Edmond Harbour bought a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach’s Sunset Islands for $26.5 million, amid the hot South Florida ultra-luxe market.

Records show Harbour’s Abode 18 LLC, a Florida entity, bought the house at 1835 West 27th Street from WPME Miami, a Florida LLC, with attorney Stuart Grossman signing. The true seller is unknown. 

Jill Hertzberg and Jill Eber of the Jills Zeder Group at Coldwell Banker Realty had the listing, and Julian Johnston of the Corcoran Group brought the buyer. 

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Harbour also heads Abode 21 LLC and Metier Capital, business records show. Through Abode 21, he bought another waterfront Sunset Islands home for $14.1 million in 2022, records show. 

His new West 27th Street house last sold in 2021. After listing it for $16.9 million in 2019, Venezuelan oil tycoon Gerardo Pantin Shortt sold the home for $17.4 million that year. Built in 1956 on 0.5 acres, the 10,000-square-foot mansion has eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms and two half-bathrooms, according to records and the listing. The property spans 154 feet of waterfront, and includes a pool, sauna and gym, the listing shows.

The seller listed it for $29.8 million in January, Redfin shows. 

The Sunset Islands are a cluster of four guard-gated private islands in Miami Beach that often draw high-profile buyers. Former Google CEO and billionaire Eric Schmidt dropped a combined $63 million on two adjacent waterfront homes last year. His purchases included Craig Robins and Jackie Soffer’s former mansion at 2511 Lake Avenue that sold for $36 million. In November, developer and restaurateur Mathieu Massa sold a waterfront home for $32 million. In July, a private equity firm founder bought a waterfront teardown for $25 million