Old School Road, Gulf Stream, Florida. In the heart of South Florida’s fabled Gold Coast, the peaceful oceanfront hamlet of Gulf Stream is a hidden gem prized for its Old Florida beauty and exceptional quality of life. Midway between Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Gulf Stream is conveniently located just north of Delray Beach, offering fine shopping and dining centered on famous Atlantic Avenue. Preserving its unspoiled atmosphere through careful zoning, Gulf Stream is served by a winding two-mile stretch of A1A, designated an Historic Scenic Highway, lushly framed by canopies of Australian pine trees.
In a rare lakefront setting on the private Little Club Golf Course, this picturesque Mizner-inspired courtyard estate looks out over the water and lush fairways. Inviting indoor/outdoor entertaining, the architect-designed, custom-built residence and guest house center on a romantic garden courtyard introduced by a gated trellised entry. Here, the pool and fountained spa are surrounded by loggias served by a summer kitchen.
Timeless Spanish Mediterranean style is refined in an airy floor-plan totaling 5,476± square feet with high ceilings, four bedrooms, four and a-half baths, and a side-entry two-bay garage. Giving the home its special character, the authentic barrel tile roof and antique Mexican door combine with antiqued millwork, plasterwork, Mexican tile floors, and hand-painted decorative tile. Set off by a beamed ceiling, the comfortably elegant open living/dining room is glassed with French doors on two sides, flowing to the courtyard and to a lakeside terrace facing the golf course. Providing a view-filled breakfast area and a butler's pantry, the gourmet kitchen includes KitchenAid and Jenn-Air appliances. Leading to the lakeside terrace, the library/media room is fitted with custom built-ins below a pecky cypress ceiling. Serene lake and fairway views surround the private master suite, also leading to the terrace. Two walk-in closets accompany the suite's spacious bath featuring a jetted tub, shower, and separate water closet. Another bedroom suite is in the opposite wing. Opening onto the courtyard, the guest house hosts two bedroom suites plus a sitting room with kitchenette.