This ultra-modern Miami home is the most expensive property ever bought by Cryptocurrency

The $22.5 million Atlantic haven was purchased entirely with digital currency

Window in the living room of the most most expensive Cryptocurrency home in Miami
(Image credit: Courtesy of Arte Surfside)

Digital currencies, including Bitcoin and Litecoin, have become an increasingly notable part of our world over recent years – however, these currencies are now taking over the housing market too. This comes after a Miami Beach home in the affluent Surfside district just sold for $22.5 million – making it the most expensive property ever purchased with Cryptocurrency. 

So, what can you pick up for $22.5 million digital notes in South Florida? You can get a 5,067-square-foot modern home that boasts four bedrooms and four bathrooms, along with an open planning living area and dining space. 

The penthouse also has a contrasting white marble and dark wooden kitchen – for people who like their morning eggs served with views of the Atlantic. 

Living room in the most expensive Cryptocurrency home in Miami

(Image credit: Courtesy of Arte Surfside)

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However, these views are best enjoyed from the 2,960-square-foot terrace, which showcases the coastal city in all its glamorous glory from nine stories above the bustling shore. Included in the 12-story are a rooftop tennis court, a yoga studio, and two swimming pools. 

There is also a temperature-controlled parking space for your cryptocurrency-bought car of the future. 

Living room in the most expensive Cryptocurrency home in Miami

(Image credit: Courtesy of Arte Surfside)

Beyond the glass walls of this contemporary kingdom, the local neighborhood is no less alluring. The aptly named Surfside town is among the smallest seafront neighborhoods in the city, but its small size has not compromised its unrivaled style. This sandy kingdom is crawling with sushi bars, bistros, and jewelry stores.

Living room in the most expensive Cryptocurrency home in Miami

(Image credit: Courtesy of Arte Surfside)

Is cryptocurrency the future of the housing market?

Following the sale of the most expensive home ever bought with digital currency, we're left wondering if this transaction will set the tone for future real-estate sales. Merely one week before this record sale, another developer in the Caribbean announced that he had created the world's first Bitcoin-enabled community, where reports (opens in new tab) suggest demands may 'skyrocket,'

Meanwhile, an ever-growing number of homeowners around the US are accepting digital currency as a form of payment for million-dollar estates. Currently, a homeowner in Las Vegas is accepting cryptocurrency (alongside other means of payment) for their luxe $5.8-million home (opens in new tab) in Summerlin. 

So, while digital currency is not short of skeptics, it doesn't look like it's losing any strength at present. Maybe we'll be following suit the next time we move home, but regretfully, the oceanic views may not be included. 

Kitchen and wine bar in the most expensive Cryptocurrency home in Miami

(Image credit: Courtesy of Arte Surfside)

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This penthouse was developed and sold by Alex Sapir and Giovanni Fasciano of Arte Surfside (opens in new tab) to an anonymous buyer

Megan Slack
News Writer

Megan is a News Writer across Future Plc’s homes titles, including Livingetc and Homes & Gardens. As a News Writer, she often focuses on micro-trends, wellbeing, celebrity-focused pieces, and everything IKEA. 


Before joining Future, Megan worked as a News Explainer at The Telegraph, following her MA in International Journalism at the University of Leeds. During her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, she gained writing experience in the US while studying in New York. Megan also focused on travel writing during her time living in Paris, where she produced content for a French travel site. She currently lives in London with her antique typewriter and expansive collection of houseplants.