Spotlight on Indian Creek Island
Who? He plays for the Memphis Grizzlies (Yes, there's a pro team in Memphis and they played the Miami Heat on Dec. 13) and she's with Victoria Secret and Maybelline, among others.
Where? This small island community is just north of Miami Beach near Bal Harbour, yet another ritzy South Florida locale. And you thought Fisher Island was the only place for the rich and famous in Miami.It's designed for the wealthy, whether their names are in bright lights or not. Others who live or have lived on the island include Julio Iglesias, Don Shula (retired Miami Dolphins head coach), South Florida car czar and philanthropist Norman Braman and a few members of the Saudi royal family.
The exclusive Indian Creek Golf Course takes up much of the 250 acre island. There are 40 homes - all waterfront properties - and just as many people. Well, maybe 43 now that the model and the jock moved in with their newborn daughter Valentina.
Indian Creek has it's own elected officials and police force, and the occasional the political scandal that comes with both. In the early 90s, the village's police chief was accused of nepotism, refusing to issue traffic tickets to residents, taking fishing trips during work and punishing officers who didn't tow the line.
The U.S. Census has ranked Indian Creek as one of the top 10 highest-income communities in the United States.
While the net worth of the residents may have changed in the past year, one thing remains constant - the homes are pricey even if values have dropped.
Lima and Jaric bought 22 Indian Creek Drive for $9 million. Built in 1958, the home is on the south side of the island overlooking Biscayne Bay. Iglesias' home was listed as one of the 10 most expensive homes in the country by Forbes in 2006. At the time it was priced at $26 million.
Take a look at this $12.9 million 7 bedroom home.