The Coral Gables home of well-known Miami-based Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas hit the market last week asking $3.45 million.
The 4,057-square-foot estate was designed by Phineas Paist, the supervising architect for city founder George Merrick's Coral Gables Corporation who crafted elements of Villa Vizcaya, Deering Estate, and Coral Gables City Hall.
Located blocks from the Granada Golf Course, it has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and lies within gated grounds on a corner lot. The European-style home features a formal fireplace, neoclassical metal overhang, an oversized covered terrace, separate guest quarters, and a large living room with exposed beams.
It was built in 1937 and last sold for $230,000 in 2001.
Salinas has been the co-anchor of news program “Noticiero Univision” since 1987, and was once described by the New York Times as “the Voice of Hispanic America.” She’s also the host of “Aquí y Ahora,” a news magazine program.