Riverside Drive is known for it’s luxurious properties and this home is no exception. Sweeping river scenes open from this direct Riverside Drive estate on 1.49 acres and over 100 feet of waterfront. Surrounding the glistening pool and spa are tropical plants and a brick laid patio. The fluid indoor and outdoor flow allows for the perfect mise-en-scene for casual gatherings or a memorable evening’s entertainment. While lounging and taking in the sights, sounds and scents at this comfortably elegant riverside oasis, this lush tropical paradise affords for privacy while you take in the mature trees, colorful flowering and native horticulture. A newly built sea wall and yard bolsters this home and is ready for your own custom boat dock. Experience riverside life and the culture of waterside living. Sunset dining, fishing, kayaking or just sitting on the dock watching the boats and wildlife.
Sheathed in majestic oak trees, the entryway to this breathtaking home starts at the electronic gates which open to the elongated driveway, coming to a circle and culminating in a courtyard entry. This concrete block home is covered with stately brick and iron touches off the front balcony. Lush landscaping and an arched porch flanked by dual columns is the pathway to the leaded glass double doors of this grand river estate. From the moment you step into this grandiose 8,905 square foot opulent home you know that this is a rare beauty.
In addition to the many upgrades and architectural nuances this home wraps around the stunning expansive patio looking out on the Indian River. Travertine Select floors cover the main level and uniquely the upstairs level, designer Hinkley lighting, thick crown molding, Toto toilets, three AC units (one, a brand new Trane) and hurricane/bullet proof windows are just some of the quality elements this home has to offer. The formal living/great room greet you with perfect proportions and refined details giving classic elegance and comfortability. It is bathed in natural light and exquisite finishings including a gas fireplace and crystal chandelier.
Open to the great room is the formal dining room with dual columns flanking the entry and a stunning crystal chandelier that compliments the foyer and living room chandelier. Double arched mahogany doors open to the study that is embellished with custom combination mahogany/cherry millwork and cabinetry that fills the room, matching paneling and coffered ceiling complete the setting.
The commodious kitchen replete with stainless steel Wolf appliances, granite countertops, massive island with prep sink, extensive elegant cabinetry, integrated Sub-Zero refrigerator, walk in pantry, full size wine cooler and additional butler’s pantry with second range, microwave and second prep sink. Gather together around the voluminous breakfast bar that flows seamlessly to the breakfast room with circular ceiling and door to the patio and summer kitchen. The family room has a wet bar with a granite countertop, beautiful cabinets and a wall of windows with views of the pool and river beyond.
The master bedroom suite spans the length of the house, with two sets of double doors leading to the pool deck, loads of windows across the sitting area and an amazing bathroom. The master bathroom boasts a wide vanity with granite counters housing dual sinks, a garden tub, private water closet and a shower with a dual shower tower. The master bedroom closet is custom built with mahogany rich wood. A powder room is ideally placed just off the living room and a grand staircase with cherry banister leads to the second story landing that opens to the bedrooms. Each of the five bedrooms upstairs have en-suite bathrooms with one equipped with a second dual shower tower and each bedroom has a walk-in closet.
Doors from two of the bedrooms and the landing lead to a massive covered balcony with tile floors and intricate iron railing overlooking the sparkling water of the pool and indigo blue waters of the Indian River. The fifth bedroom has a living area making it perfect for in-laws or guest wing. The sixth bedroom is a huge bonus room with a hallway bathroom that is ideal for a playroom, game room or media room. A back stairway makes an easy traffic flow to the downstairs second powder room and laundry room that is loaded with cabinets, sink and coordinating granite countertops. A three-bay garage with multiple storage closets provide adequate storage.
Not only is this home the pinnacle of luxury, it also comes with a panic room, low voltage systems, security system, an extensive media/electrical package and upgraded plumbing and last but not least, this property comes equipped with a brand-new lift station allowing for sewer system connectivity in an area where most other homes are on septic.
Property Features Include: Waterfront
Views Include: Water, Sunset
Built in: 2005
Approximate Square Feet:
Exterior: Concrete Block / Brick
Roof: Tile roof.
Lot Acres: 1.4900