Miami-based Lennar Corp. has purchased 32.7 acres of farmland southwest of Zoo Miami for $4.5 million through an affiliate company, Quail Roost Lennar LLC, from Quail Roost Reality Management, managed by Judith M. King in Denver.

The site has been approved for 85 estate homes, which will measure between 3,001 and 5,000 square feet in size. Because the property is zoned estate residential, the minimum lot size is 15,000 square feet.

While the property is far from South Florida’s major employment centers and a good distance from Florida’s Turnpike, there are not many places in Miami-Dade County where new estate homes are available.

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